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    Two way Sync not working as expected.

    Hi, I've set up a Two way Sync in Synology drive share sync between my home nas and my work Nas. I set the work nas up as the remote where I chose the folders I wished to Sync to my home nas. The results are newly created files appear on my home nas and if i delete or rename these files on the...
  2. poolgrape

    Old 3TB WD Caviar Green

    Hello, I am about to replace my old HTPC with a DS920+. Inside I have 2 x WD 3 TB SATA lll Caviar Hard Drive - Green, the model is WDC WD30EZRX. These have been running for about 50k hours, and they have a 'good' rating in crystaldiskinfo. I also have another 2 lying around that I bought at the...
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    secure erase through usb

    I was disappointed to discover, at the moment I intended to use the feature, that secure erase is not available for hard drives connected by USB. DSM only offers file system-level access to external media. In principle, one might imagine working around the design limitations in DSM if a VM were...
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    Thumbnails disappeared after creating synchronization between NAS and client

    After creating a sync between Synology Drive on my NAS and a folder on my local client, the thumbnails of the files disappeared and converted to standard icons. Since this is a local map with icons that I use to custimize my maps, it is needed to see a example (thumbnail) of them. The odd thing...
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    want to upgrade my NAS's they ar both 4 bay 8TB drives, I would like to get 2 drive per NAS 14, 16TB or 18 TB with the best Price/noise level

    want to upgrade my NAS's DS 420+, DS 416 play. they are both 4 bay 8TB drives, I would like to get 2 drive per NAS with 14, 16TB or 18 TB drives with the best Price/noise level, should I buy seagate Exos (cheap but noisy?), Wd Red Pro, seagate IronWolf,toshiba enterprise (cheap , noisy?)....
  6. L

    No email notification when sharing from drive

    I'm having trouble with email notifications for shared files in Drive. Testing setup (DSM7, latest synology drive package installed) An admin user without email setup in personal area, but with system email notifications enabled and working (through mailjet) in file station cannot right click...
  7. Chavilan

    Backup C2 Vs Google drive

    Hi everyone, I am looking to backup my photo folder (around 100GB), but also have access to them with my iPhone when my NAS is off. I am thinking in those two options. 1 - Backup to Google drive, so I could access to the folders in an easy way from my phone (when NAS off), but I would lose the...
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    DSM 6.2 Change Drive sync behaviour upon folder share

    Hi. If I share a folder in my Drive with another user, who uses Windows (3.0.1) or macOS (3.0.1) Drive Client, I only see a shared folder in "Shared with me" after I go to: Synology Drive Client > Notifications > Sync this item I would like that this folder becomes visible immediately when...
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    How to eject external USB drive?

    I connect a portable USB drive to the front USB port of my DS920+ for backups and file transfers. When I'm done , I want to eject/disconnect the drive, but can't find where in DSM I can issue the eject command. So, I end up having to shutdown the NAS first, disconnect the portable drive, then...
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    How do I recover partitions from a drive I removed from my NAS?

    I have a 4-bay DS918+ with two 4Tb drives and two 8Tb drives. The 8s were recent additions, replacing two 3Tb units. I'd like to make use of the 3Tbs as external drives for home computers, however their partition tables are corrupted. Both show 800Gb of unpartitioned space. I've mounted them...
  11. EAZ1964

    Backblaze SSD boot drive preliminary findings

    For what it is worth, with even more than the usual precautions, the SSD vs HDD boot disk comparison: https://www.backblaze.com/blog/are-ssds-really-more-reliable-than-hard-drives/ Interesting to see these statistics develop. My average SSD age is with 4 years higher than Backblaze :-) no...
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    DSM 7.0 "Transmission" Torrent Client USB Flash Drive Permissions

    Hi all, Hoping someone can assist. I've recently upgraded my DS220J to DSM 7.0. I was previously using the excellent "Deluge" port from SynoCommunity, but since DSM 7.0 has merged Python 3.0 into its own system, Deluge no longer is functional. As a result I have successfully installed...
  13. RoCaRay

    Selling Synology D5 (x8) and D6 (x10) Drive Trays (USA)

    D5: Eight(8) drive trays, lightly used, very good condition. Does NOT include Synology-logo original packaging. Does NOT include hardware for mounting 2.5" HDDs / SSDs. $25 for 8 drive trays (new price is $7 each) D6: Ten(10) drive trays, some lightly used, some never used. Excellent...
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    Drive ...syncing documents to folder

    In this photo of my file station one can see I think I have created a folder that is not necessary. (The one called "Documents and within it 'Rob's documents"). And, in it is some of my laptop's document folders, about 20% of them. I can't recall but I think when first trying to set up the NAS...
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    DSM 6.2 Drive recycle bin restore - partial failure

    Yesterday a folder within Synology Drive was accidently deleted. I was able to see this folder and files in the recycle bin, I then attempted a restore from the iOS mobile drive app. In the notification center I got "Failed to restore Folder Name" Partial failure. It appears that the folder was...
  16. DeltaGolf

    Permanently mounting a drive on macOS

    I thought Synology Drive would do what I want but no? I want a folder on my Mac which is actually a folder/directory/share on my NAS. I want it like a Big Hard Drive that's always connected to my Mac. I want to store Big Files there and I don't want to have to keep connecting/reconnecting to an...
  17. C

    Synology Drive not showing files as admin

    The issue: No matter what Client B creates, A cannot read despite being uniformly the same non-default administrator account setup when the synology was built. Client A: Uses the Admin account to sync and creates a test123 folder or file, this can be a new root folder or subfolder that existed...
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    Access services (like Photos, Drive, etc.) directly behind Reverse Proxy

    Hi all, I've set up my NAS behind an Nginx Reverse Proxy. Everything's running nicely accessing https://syno.example.com. I would, however, like to directly access certain services using https://drive.syno.example.com. I tried the following in Nginx: location / { proxy_pass...
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    Save settings for Sync Tasks

    Hi all - Im syncing the contents of an external hard drive to my NAS using Drive Server / Drive Client, works like a charm. But just one question: when I'd attach the external drive to another PC, could I somehow backup the sync settings (source/target/parameters) onto the new PC in order to...
  20. C

    hyper backup drive

    I recently set up a 4tb disk to be used t, "hyper," o backup my nas. It was a used NAS drive. I've been using a 1tb drive up until now. However when I open it in File Station it only lists a recycle bin. Is there a way to see or know it's working?? 1630418058 Ooops, sorry. Found out it was setup...
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