1. NAS Newbie

    Is there a better way of mapping network drives?

    I while back I posted this thread of my mapped network drives disconnecting: Solved - Why do my mapped network drives keep disconnecting?. I thought my problem was solved, but it was not. Currently I am always re-mapping the drives using Syno Assistant. If I disconnect the computer from the...
  2. Telos

    WD WD Again obsfucates its drives

    Holy Schmoly... WD Red Drives rated at 5400 rpm are actually 7200 rpm drives !!! WD Changes 5400-RPM Hard Drive Model Numbers, Corrects Reporting (Updated)
  3. 9

    best suggested use for upgraded 4Tb drives

    I have started running out of room on my DS918+ because of Security Station in addition to other regular server files etc... Started with 4 4Tb drives and have now added 2 10Tb drives. Looking for suggestions of what to do with the old drives. Get a used expansion unit ? I have a few 2 TB...
  4. J

    Wrong capacity of the hard drives

    Hello, This morning I had that strange information given by my NAS DS415+ : It tells me that I have been using 16 777 188 TB of data on my total of 5.4TB (of course it states that the NAS is full...) I have tried a file check without result. Any idea ? Has this already happened to you ...
  5. WST16

    WD WD addresses SMR controversy with new Red Plus hard drives
  6. I

    Question Can I use Synology SHR with 2 different capacity drives?

    Hi, Synology NVR1218 with WD 4TB Purple 5400 rpm already installed and working fine, but I'm going to add new drive WD Purple 1TB. Thx
  7. S

    What type and size of SD drives do I need for the 1019+

    Hi there, I am aware there are two slots for SD Drives in the 1019+ and that it can make the cache quicker if you fill these. For most 4K plex, and home/office usage, what size would probably be best? I have been told that this may be overkill but if it gives me slightly better performance...
  8. jeyare

    Toshiba Official: Use of Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR) technology in Toshiba Consumer Hard Drives

    April 28, 2020 Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation The introduction of Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR) technology has enabled HDD manufacturers, such as Toshiba, to increase the capacity of their spinning platter drives beyond that of existing approaches. SMR technology is...
  9. oRBIT

    Disk IO that drives me mad

    My DS918+ has started to do some disk access that drives me crazy.. It's silent for a few seconds, then starts to read/write/whatever alot for a second or two and the goes back to silence again. It's a pattern here.. <silence> <silence> <silence> <NOISE> <NOISE> <repeat> .. Perhaps 5 seconds of...
  10. WST16

    Western Digital admits 2TB-6TB WD Red NAS drives use shingled magnetic recording
  11. spacecraft

    Browse Desktop Drives thru Synology Router

    My desktop computer with Windows 10 OS is connected to my Synology RT2600 (with LAN cable) My question: Is it possible to browse the files and folders in my desktop (remotely) from outside when I connected to the router thru VPN? What's the most secure and easy option to do this? Thanks!
  12. Coop777

    New/Used Drives for Sale

    Good afternoon all, I have a quantity of used HGST Deskstar NAS drives for sale: (1) 2 TB New (1) 4 TB New (2) 6 TB - Used, approximately 2 years of use (8) 4 TB - Used, approximately 4 years of use Let me know if interested.

    Question Accessing and mapping network drives remotely

    Alrighty everyone, I am missing something. I can't seem to make this work: I can reach my Synology NAS DS1817+ remotely,through DDNS, but I can't seem to map volumes as (network)drives on Windows 10 like I can on OSX with SMB. I also tried another option, which is using FTP but the file transfer...
  14. WST16

    Info A cure for vibration–noisy drives.

    Came across this, didn’t try it. I don’t have such problem. Proceed at your own risk :)