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    blackvoid VPN Plus Server - Site-to-Site

    Nowadays, security is a top priority for almost everyone, especially businesses. Running your own services, or storing data but still being able to get to it all while away from your network is a common question. There are ways that you can get to your data while you are away from your local...
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    blackvoid 2022 summer giveaway!

    Summer is here and Blackvoid is doing another giveaway! After this year's 3rd anniversary giveaway, one in March, starting today there is another one! Continue reading...
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    blackvoid Synology C2 Object Storage

    Since the launch of DSM 7, we have seen that Synology has been pushing its C2 plans with the rollout of new services and the opening of the new C2 data center in Taiwan. Just last month, Synology presented their upcoming C2 Surveillance service that is still in beta until the end of October...
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    blackvoid Private Docker registry with Portainer

    Table of contents Securing your registry Docker-compose Reverse proxy Pulling, tagging, and pushing images to your repository Connecting registry to Portainer and basic operations Intro In case you are familiar with Docker as a platform you know that it can allow you to run many solutions on...
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    blackvoid RT6600ax - NEW router for the Wi-Fi 6 era

    … So what's next for Synology in terms of both network hardware and software? In December of 2021, Synology held a keynote called "2022 and beyond" that included the announcement of some new devices, as well as services that are coming. Networking news had a dedicated section for itself where...
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    blackvoid Synology C2 Surveillance

    Even though that C2 services were around for a while, it was not until the June of 2021 that we got DSM 7 and with it five new C2 services. More details on the whole collection you can read in the following article. Today, one of the most important Synology app got its own dedicated support...
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    blackvoid Drive 3.0 - new mobile app is here

    This week, Synology rolled out their new and updated version of mobile Drive app. In its v3.0, it accompanies the previously updated, and already available Synology Drive Server v3. Continue reading...
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    blackvoid Synology Extended Warranty Plus

    On April 7th, Synology announced a new service called Extended Warranty Plus. This service will offer direct and advanced replacement services. Continue reading...
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    blackvoid Cloud or on-prem? World backup day 2022

    Here we are, world backup day, March 31st. Just like every year, this date is reserved to remind you that you forgot to do your backup, again. So go and set it up now, so you will not forget it, yet again. Continue reading...
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    blackvoid Synology Account portal

    Back in the day, Synology was just making hardware and software as they do now, but then we didn't have all sorts of services, support was really bad, and most apps didn't offer licensing models. As they grew, so did the demand for better coordination with their clients, their subscriptions...
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    blackvoid Active Backup for Business - DSM 7.1 disaster recovery

    This article will focus on a single DSM 7.1/Active Backup for Business feature that was a long time in the making. Announced a few years back, and implemented for the first time in DSM 7.1, bare-metal DSM and data restore is now possible using Active Backup for Business package. The first...
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    blackvoid Blackvoid's 3rd anniversary giveaway!

    Happy 3rd birthday! Yes, this little blog is 3y old today! In the spirit of this event, and the fact that March is #WorldBackupDay (31st of March), Blackvoid.club will be doing a giveaway! I still can't believe that it has already passed so much time, but I guess when you are having fun, time...
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    blackvoid DS720+ running with DSM 7.1 - review

    Table of Contents Introduction Appearance and content Expansion for RAM and NVMe cache Peripherals and ports DSM installation 7.1 DSM configuration Copying data via local network (1G LAN) Hyper Backup Synology Photos Plex Virtual Machine Manager & Docker Conclusion Introduction Although it...
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    blackvoid Synology SA3400 - Part 3 - virtualization

    So far, we've seen how to set up the SA3400 NAS, configure it, and how it behaves and works with Synology backup tools, and even stepped into virtualization in part. With this article, I would like to continue in that tone and see how the NAS specifically behaves when it works with a dedicated...
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    blackvoid Synology SA3400 - Part 2 - backup and restore

    In the second part of this series, I would turn to specific tests to show how the NAS works, and how much speed it achieves compared to some other older and slower models, and above all to see if there is a difference between HAS5300, compared to Seagate Exos arrays. This article will focus on...
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    blackvoid 2022 and BEYOND event news!

    A few weeks ago, we got some info regarding an upcoming event that will happen on Dec 2nd, regarding new products, services, and features that are coming in 2022 and later. Continue reading...
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    blackvoid Synology SA3400 - Part 1 - installation and configuration

    This is the first article in the SA3400 series that I was fortunate enough to get on a loan from Synology GmbH. In the intro article "review and testing", I have mentioned some general information regarding the upcoming articles, but in this one, I will officially start. Continue reading...
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    blackvoid Synology 2022 and BEYOND!

    As 2021 is coming to an end, Synology has decided to run an event that will happen on December 2nd, 2021. Named 2022 AND BEYOND, here is the official public announcement in full: Event portal: https://event.synology.com/en-uk/annual_event From this short announcement, it is difficult to get...
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    blackvoid Synology C2 Identity - your organization management platform

    The final addition to the new lineup of C2 services is C2 Identity. What it is and how does it work will be the topic of this article, so let's dig in. Continue reading...
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    blackvoid Synology SA3400 review and testing

    In this article series, I will be looking into Synology SA3400 12-bay NAS running with 4x HAS5300 12TB Synology drives as well as 4x ST8000NM0075 8TB Seagate Enterprise ones. General overview and testing will include, installing the device itself using Synology RKS1317 rail mount kit...
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