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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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    blackvoid NEW x22 models are here!

    Here we go! The new 2022 models from Synology have started to show up. While there is still no official news, there are three pieces of hardware that are coming out soon. DS3622xs+ A successor to the great DS3617xs and 3617xsII, the new 12-bay 3622xs+ comes as a great step up to those two...
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    blackvoid NEW site - BLACKVOID.tech

    Before I get into this I just want to make one thing clear. This site, .club is not going anywhere. I will still continue to contribute to it regarding news, tutorials, Docker as well as some new materials. It will remain as it is today, free for everyone, with no strings attached. So what's up...
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    blackvoid Synology C2 Backup - cloud backup service

    On June 30th, Synology officially pushed out DSM 7 and some of its new C2 services. I have written a few articles on the subject including an overview of all upcoming services, as well as a review of the C2 Password. Today we have another service that will be of great interest to most users, C2...
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    blackvoid PLEX Pass giveaway!

    Streamers rejoice! It is time to turn your Plex setup, pro! If you are unfamiliar, Plex offers a Plex Pass subscription that allows you to boost up your Plex experience even more. With monthly, annual, and lifetime subscriptions, you can unlock a lot of great features that will make Plex an...
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    blackvoid Synology C2 Password - one place for all your secrets

    Last month on June 29th, Synology has officially announced the new DSM 7 and with it, new C2 features. In this article, I would like to reflect a bit on one of those apps, the new C2 Password, Synology's cloud-driven password manager. Continue reading...
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    blackvoid PLEX migration with DSM 7

    About two weeks ago, DSM 7 came out and we were all so eager to upgrade (who could), but there is also an important note here to take away from this update. Synology was hard at work to bring us many new features, some visible, some not so much as well as some new and exciting apps and services...
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    blackvoid Synology C2 - A Cloud for Safe Data

    On June 29th, 2021, we finally got DSM 7 release! With that, Synology has also made a huge change to their C2 cloud platform that has been around for 4 years now. The fact that they are working on their 3rd world data center in Taiwan, shows that Synology is serious about data protection that...
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    blackvoid Portainer - login via LDAP hosted on Synology NAS

    Personally, I use Portainer for all my Docker container needs (with all my hosts). One thing that Portainer offers is multi-user access with various teams, and permission levels. Portainer offers three (3) authentication methods: Internal LDAP OAuth (since 2.6 it supports custom OAuth)...
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    blackvoid Outline - wiki for growing teams

    This will be an article on how to set up Outline, a new player in the wiki and knowledge base area. Advertised a both free (self-hosted), and paid platform, Outline offers a clean and elegant environment for you and your team members to be collaborative and produce a well-organized KB in the...
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    blackvoid C2 Password & C2 Transfer - more than just Synology C2 storage

    As if today was not enough with the announcement of the DSM 7 final release, here is some more information on two (out of four) brand new Synology C2 features that are coming by the end of the year. Welcome, C2 Password and C2 Transfer. Continue reading...
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    Info DSM 7 is finally here!

    Five years ago on March 22, 2016, Synology announced the release of their DSM 6 OS. Since then a lot has changed and DSM, along with its apps and services, has evolved as well. Currently, in version 6.2 it is finally time for a brand new milestone in Synology history, here is DSM 7. Today, June...
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    blackvoid Grafana 8 - InfluxDB 2 - Telegraf - 2021 monitoring stack

    About two years ago I wrote the same article like this one. How to run your GIT monitoring stack with Grafana, InfluxDB, and Telegraf. Like with every platform, both Grafana and InfluxDB have been updated to give us more features, more options, and to follow user's needs and demands. The reason...
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    blackvoid Best practices when doing a major DSM upgrade

    Any major upgrade or update can lead to problems as well as resolutions or even major feature additions to the platform or appliance running it. Continue reading...
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