I am a newbie Synology users (6 months) or so, it's being used to backup Desktop/laptop data (using Drive), and to host all our videos, which we used multiple times a day via Plex specially for our kids. I've upgraded RAM to 4GB, but everything else is stock, no dongles, add-ons, etc...
I upgraded my DS218+ with an 8GB Crucial stick (after having checked compatibility on NAScompares at the time).
DSM correctly sees the 10 GB, but after using 2GB (big task) does not use the other 8GB free physical memory (still displays them as free) and instead starts swapping to...
Hi, I'm not sure where to post this, so I thought I'd start here.
I bought a DS218+ two years ago and I've never been able to get it running properly. It's definitely a configuration issue (as in I obviously don't know what I'm doing), not a product problem. Anyway, I'm looking for someone who...
I have a DS218j with 2 x 4Tb drives. I'm a newbie though the system has been running maybe a year.
I’m trying to reduce the number of backup versions I have on my NAS as I have run out of space. I cannot install any more or update existing utilities as I am told my storage is full.
i just set up a NFS shared folder on my ds218+ (2x8tb ironwolf, RAID 1) to use with my ubuntu 20 workstation. I can read and write files in the mounted folder. Unfortunately i cannot exceed 7mb/s when writing data to the NAS. My worktation has a SSD.
I checked the following...
I’m new this this forum and to using the synology NAS drive. Really like it a lot, but I notice my DS218+ keeps on shutting down improperly once or twice a week. Not sure what the cause can be.
The unit was upgraded to a 8GB ram, I did ran a ram test twice (both time, it passed)...
Hi, I am using jacktrip to do music rehearsals and lessons in real time. I need to set up a more local hub server here in New York in order to cut down on the latency. Does anyone know if this can be done with my present NAS or what I might need to do to make this happen? Thanks
A a new kid in the block, looking for information in the NAS world for some months. I don't own one yet, but I am in the process to pick up one. Maybe some of of you experts can solve some of my doubts.
I'm an amateur photographer who takes photos with a Fuji camera mainly during...
is it possible to display the SSD CACHE function in the storage manager for a DS218+. I activated the esata port as an internal drive via SSH and would now like to use this as an ssd cache.
Thank you for the help
Hi I am pretty new to Synology Nas got my first 1 about a week ago and would like to setup automated series and film downloads on it I have transmission up and running via the package installer was wondering if anyone could help with a guide from start to finish setting up an automated series...
I am going to buy a new replacement for my trusty old DS212 and I am looking at DS418 and DS218+.
I would like to run some Docker instances on it (HomeAssistant, Ubiquiti Unifi Controller and Volumio).
Will the DS418 be able to do that or do I need the DS218+ ??
I have read there was problems...
I am considering purchase of the DS218+ but funds are limited during this time and I am wanting to confirm a few things. I am intending to purchase the NAS and a single 8TB drive. My questions are these....
1) I am assuming I can in fact configure and use the NAS with only a single...
I'm moving from a DS212 (my first, and always sentimental favorite NAS) :) to a new DS218+.
DS212: 2x2TB - currently usage is 1.4 TB of 1.8 available
Based on what I've read so far I'm going to have to use HyperBackup to make the transition, as disk swap and the...
First of all my setup:
NAS: DS218+ , latest DSM, DS Video Server
TV: Samsung Q90R, Tizen, DS Video App, Plex App
Multimedia Streamer: Apple TV 4K, DS Video App, Plex App
AVR: Denon X3500H
I want to play 4K video from my NAS and I found out that my TV DS Video App performs...
I would like to see a rackmount version of the plus line (DS218+ etc.). I want the better performance over what the RackStation RS217 offers. However, I need short depth (330mm) so that rules out the RS820+.
Anyone else want something similar? 2bay or 4bay is fine.
I have a DS218+ with two 4Tb HDs mainly accessed by Windows 10, but also iPad and iPhone. Without removing the HDs, is it possible to view the contents of HD 2?
I have set up for RAID 1, so by rights, HD 2 should be a mirror of HD 1, but what if I have not done the setup correctly and HD 2 is...
I'd like to run Apache server on my DS218+. I need it only inside the home network. I don't need Wordpress/Joomla etc.
I only need Apache for presentation a simple static content.
I have experience with AIX and running Apache.
I installed package Apache 2.4, Web station say Apache is running...
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