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  1. B

    Re-Mounting USB Drive - RT2600ac

    So I’ve just bought the RT2600 and attached a WD portable USB drive to it. It’s formatted for MacOS extended and everything is working great and very quickly for streaming to my AppleTV. Hibernation must not be supported as logs show it’s waking up every ten minutes through the night. I can...
  2. Joseb

    Drive Folder

    Inside each user folder on my DS218+ NAS is a folder called "Drive". I have looked everywhere and haven't found anything about it. What the purpose of this folder
  3. Q

    Synology Drive Client: "advanced consistency check"

    Hi, If there are several of us working with Synology Drive Client, UPload only, syncing to the same Team Folders, Can I be sure that "advanced consistency check" will ensure that every member isn't continually re-uploading the same common source files? We work with large video files so this...
  4. Joseb

    Swapping A Hard Drive

    I am new to NAS. I purchased a new DS218+ and added two 6GB Seagate NAS hard drives. I was wonder if it's good practice to get another 6GB hard drive and swap that out with one of my current 6GB hard drives so as to create a spare? Then I could rotate the drives say Bi-Weekly or Monthly. Is that...
  5. atrisk

    Drive Web access normal users can't see Recycle bin.

    I want normal users to see the Recycle bin in the Drive web access. It works fine for an Admin user. As an admin when I delete a file or folder the Recycle bin shows up and has the files in it. When I am logged in as a normal "user" it never shows up even after deleting a file or folder. Would...
  6. K

    Question Drive ShareSync - client vs. server

    Hi, I've started using Drive ShareSync to keep a few shared folders on two NAS's in sync, as offsite replicas of each other. Essentially I'm looking to do something like this: DS213j DS115j Folder A -> Folder A Folder B <- Folder B Folder C <- Folder C My question is: Is there any...
  7. Q

    Just sync a local folder to a NAS server - Hard to find!

    That's it. Seems simple - I (& colleagues) want to be able to select one or more folders in a local directory, right click and sync TO a selectable folder within a predefined "Team" directory on my NAS. There seem to be a lot of sync & backup apps & tricks but I haven't found this simple - &...
  8. F

    Adding an additional drive question

    I have one drive in my DS718+. I want to add a second drive, which will be the exact same size and model, and set up RAID 1. As I have never done something like this before, is there anything I should be aware of? Here is the current configuration:
  9. S

    Folder issue with Drive

    OK so Drive looks awesome. But I have a folder issue on setup... On going through the first setup, I get to the screen "the selected folders on your comp and NAS will be synchronized" and I can seem only allowed to select a single NAS folder. So I go ahead and select my movie folder then...
  10. DeltaGolf

    Solved Can't use FQDN in Drive desktop client

    I've downloaded the Drive app on a Mac. I can access my 'Drive' folders over the LAN using the IP address, however the Drive app won't let me connect if I try to use the domain name. I've tried all the combinations I can think. Drive is set up to allow access at mydomain.tld/drive, port 10003 is...
  11. Q

    Cloud Sync Not Deleting Folders on the Cloud

    So I have set up one-way sync from my NAS to Google Drive and OneDrive. But I found out that the old folders on the cloud are not removing by Cloud Sync? Source: Synology: RootFolderX Destination: Google Drive/OneDrive: RootFolderX After the sync: Data inside Synology...
  12. M

    Replacing a large drive with a smaller drive in SHR-1

    Hi team, First post, please advise if I've posted this to the wrong group, messed up any etiquette etc. My DS-1817+ has mixture of drive sizes setup in SHR-1. The largest drive is 4TB, there is only one. The next smaller drives are two 3TB. The rest a mixture of 2 and 1.5TB drives. I...
  13. B

    Is there a way to share a link to a folder through Synology Drive in a way that it doesn't require using the Drive app?

    I can actually share individual files with Drive and they do not require downloading via an app. They can just be downloaded via the web browser. However, when I send a link to a folder via text, my friend sees this. I want this to work kind of like sharing links in Dropbox works. I don't...
  14. jono

    Synology Drive vs Resilio Sync

    I use Drive between various computers, iPhones, and iPads to my DS1019+, but I've noticed when setting it up on a new computer (all the different synced folders) it takes days for it finish syncing. This week on my MacBook Pro Drive seemed to lose it's settings so I've had to set up all my...
  15. C

    Solved Auto sync files edited on iPad

    I am trying to migrate to using an iPad to replace a laptop for personal and debugging problems. One area I have not been able to fix is auto-sync files updated on iPad back to NAS using Drive. Obviously this works fine on laptop (MacOS or Windows) and I know iPadOS does not manage files in the...
  16. W

    Degraded drive alarm - next steps

    So my Synology DS1019+ 5 bay has a bunch of 6TB WD REDs in it which stores movies,photos and also holds surveillance footage from 6 home cameras and the other day it started beeping. Logged in and saw a degraded warning on disk2 (WD RED 6TB 2014 build date) I have now shut it down and removed...
  17. tekguru

    Cloud Sync encryption?

    I'm using Cloud Sync to sync Onedrive & Onedrive for Business to the NAS inside various non-encrypted folder shares. When I set up the sync tasks I didn't choose the option to encrypt the process. I'm wondering now whether I should have done that. Thoughts please guys...
  18. S

    Back up drive recommendation. 24TB

    Still working out how much storage I will go for in my NAS. If it's 16TB in the NAS, I can back up to a 16TB regular USB HDD drive HDD - seems easy. But if I push it to 24TB of NAS storage, I am outside of the normal HDD range which tops out at 16T. What recommendations would people have for...
  19. A

    Question Expanding Capacity By Adding 2nd Drive

    I started out with one 4TB drive in my DS414J and recently had been close to running out of space, so I purchased another drive of the same size with the intent of installing it in the NAS to expand the available capacity from 4TB to 8TB. When setting up the new drive in Diskstation I chose the...
  20. Telos

    WD WD Red SMART load/Unload utility 3.5" Drive

    While exploring the WD site, I ran across this patch utility (dated 2013) which"modifies the behavior of the drive to wait longer before positioning the heads in their park position and turning off unnecessary electronics". Although it's several years old, the red drive models listed are common...
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