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    SMR drive as single drive not RAID

    I've got a server (not a "nas") that has some age on the internal drives. This "server" is a windows computer that is on 24/7 and pretty much runs the media duties of the house. It's drives all have age on them, and I'm in upgrade mode ;) Any reason why a WD SMR (EFAX) drive(s) can NOT be...
  2. ICSTech

    18TB Seagate Drive in DS1817+Only Seeing 10TB in Windows mapping ?

    Help required - Have 2 x 18TB Seagate iron wolf pro drives in a DS 1817+ they are setup as a Raid 1, within the synology unit it knows it as a 18TB but see's it as a 16TB, however when I map the drive in Windows 10 and 7 Pro computers, it only see's it as a 10TB Drive. Any ideas why this has...
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    When a NAS (not the drive) fails...

    I have been using NAS for decades but I have never experienced a NAS failure (PSU died, but not the NAS itself). BUT let's say if a NAS dies, the drives are ok, can I pull the drives out and put them into a different NAS? Will the destination NAS have to be the exact model? Some of my NAS are...
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    DSM 6.2 Folder/File was automatically restored after deletion on Google Drive

    I configured Cloud Sync (Google drive) on the NAS as below: Everthing was ok if I deleted folder/file from local But when I deleted an folder from Google drive, I saw on Google drive: and in NAS, app cloud sync history: That folder was automatically restored Could you show me the reason...
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    iOS & Drive long load times....

    iOS & Drive long load times.... Environment: iOS 14.4.1 w//Synology 220+ and Synology Drive app v.2.3.1-371 Issue: Long delays when ever accessing Drives app...waiting for directories to load even if on same network Use case: • Select photo/s from iOS camera roll, tap share > tap Drive app...
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    Drive DSM 7.0 and Synology Drive (mobile) - sync

    I am currently using Synology Drive on Android to browse files and DS Cloud to sync my phone files with the server. Synology about this - What are the feature differences between Synology Drive and Cloud Station Does the new DSM7.0 with mobile version of Synology Drive allow synchronization ->...
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    DSM 7.0 DS920 newly added 3rd drive has not expanded the volume !

    I have a DS920+. Installed 2 x 12TB wd’s. Then I decided to add another. All accounted for after 3 days of whatever the system was doing. The Storage Pool shows 21.8 TB, but Volume 1 (the only volume ) still shows 10.5GB. So now I have 3 bays filled, but still only 10.5GB is showing in the pool...
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    Suggestions

    Hello all, Industrial freelance programmer here, this means I usually program robots, PLC and CNC for engineering companies that get my services. This said, a few IDEs I use to write, compile and send the code to the devices I program, store all the changes in a single file or keep changing...
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    old versions of Drive Client for Mac

    Any way to get to old versions of the drive client for Mac? Ive upgraded to v3.0, which then required me to upgrade the server on the 2 NAS. but one of them is too old to run the new Drive Server. So I need to downgrade the client on the MacBook to v2.0... fun and games! Thanks in advance.
  10. nthkmf

    DSM 7.0 Help with Synology Drive X

    Dear Bro, Have you got the Synology Drive X.apk - new app on DSM 7.0? I have another NAS with DSM 7.0 installed. Thank you!
  11. wizard99

    Synology Drive Client VS. Macrium Reflect & Allway Sync

    I've been using a 215J with Macrium Reflect for Daily Operating System Images and Allway Sync for all other multiple Drive Back Up Synchronization. I've just gotten a 920+ to replace it, but decided to keep the 215 in operation until the 920 is up and running as the DSM 7 is due out in a few...
  12. Moisty007

    Synology Drive No Syncing With File Station

    Hi, I'm a reasonable newbie to owning a NAS and I am currently running a DS420J with DSM 6.2 (latest version) but just noticed that when I save larger files to Synology Drive they aren't syncing across to File Station. Now I believe that they used to sync across but just found a load of TV...
  13. nthkmf

    How to recover password of Synology Drive documents?

    Dear Pro, I have a documents and working with it for a long time, I set password and now a I cannot remember :( So, how to recover the password or remove it from the document? Thank you a lots.
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    Unable to Map Drive to Windows 10

    I am new to Synology. I have a DS920+ with two 4TB drives installed for now. I am now trying to map the drive to Windows 10 and and I have tried many settings changes suggested from various webpages I have found but to no avail to get the drive to map. I am using Synology Assistant to Map the...
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    Cloud station drive doesn`t sync files bigger than 50M, although settings should be OK

    Hi, I am using Cloud Station Drive on 2 computers to sync files via a DS218+. All software should be latest version, DSM 6.2.2-24922 Update 4. The setup doesnt sync files that are more than 50MB in size. I have check settings already, file size in Cloud Station Drive - Settings - File Filter is...
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    external hard drive does not recognized

    Hi, I have a 2T Fantom external hard drive used for a few years. It was good, but just can't be recognized today. The phenomenon is: My laptop's USB port all good for other USN key or hard driver; This HD can't be recognized by two of my laptops one Win7 and one Win10, but it is starting when...
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    Drive not on compatibility list for one NAS, but ok for another - ok?

    I'm considering RS1221+ or RS2421+ with WD SA500 SSDs + 10GB LAN for a new SAN config for our SMB virtualized servers (ESXI). I'm seeing that the SA500 is on the compatibility list for the DS918+, but the HDD/SSD compatibility lists for the RS1221+ and RS2421+ are very sparse at present; of...
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    Trouble ReFormatting SSD Cache Drives

    I'm having trouble re-using/formatting what used to be cached SSDs for my 415+ after the 415+ died. I have 2 500gb SSD which were used in a cache rw which i had been using previously with my synology 415+. It's like both ssds died at the same time. I've tried diskpart recover/clear/activate...
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    Failing Drive - Remove before replacing

    Hi All Sorry to start another thread but I have more than one question so hope you don't mind me starting a new one. Setup is a DS412+ Firmware version DSM 6.2.4-25556 Drive config is Raid5 with data protection 4 drives installed all identical. Due to some unexpected power outages which...
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    Info Backblaze drive statistics 2021Q1 are in, now with SSD statistics included

    The Q1 statistics are in. For the first time, SSD are included, In the first looks, SSD appear to be 10-20 times more reliable than HDD (with a clear note on lifetime of the drives). https://www.backblaze.com/blog/backblaze-hard-drive-stats-q1-2021/ interesting read, but take the usual...
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