ds218

  1. blackcat

    DS218 occasionally beeping for no apparent reason

    Hi, Today my DS218 is making occasional long beeps (roughly 10 seconds each). I can't find any errors in the DSM. I checked Control Panel - Hardware and Power (it says Reason for current beep: None), Storage Manager, and Notifications. The led lights are green. Thanks!
  2. S

    Very slow read/write speed ( NAS DS218+)

    Hello, Synology Experts, I am experiencing slow copying process between Synology and other external hard drives attached directly to Synology through USB port. Below are some screenshots of the performance.
  3. T

    DS220j / DS218j Disk Compatability

    Hello. My DS218j just hardware failed (all green case and power brick LEDs flash with the drives out). It's a little over three years old. Since I have no way to pull the data off of the disks, I thought that purchasing a DS220j and using the 218j's drives as is in the 220j would be a quick and...
  4. N

    Need Help Configuring DS218+

    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...
  5. sktn77a

    File station on new DS218

    Hello: I started with a DS118 and set it up to default settings. It had three packages installed - File Station, Universal search, and OAuth service. It had a single folder - Public and everything is working fine. So I bought a DS218 for my main server/backup. Set it up, followed the...
  6. vwq47

    Trying to reduce versioning on a DS218+. Drives are FULL

    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 learnt...
  7. poumtatalia

    Moments has been slowing my DS218 for 2 days

    Hi there, New to NAS usage, I need one mainly for storage and pics management. Since I installed Moments 2 days ago, to organize my photostation pics, the whole NAS is dead slow. Some apps (like photostation) keep on giving me "Timouts", "not responding" and other slowness related issues...
  8. S

    DS218+ Shutting down improperly weekly

    Hello all. 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)...
  9. G

    Transmission on DS220j or other rtd1296 devices like DS218/418

    Hi, I am exploring getting a basic NAS for backup and run private torrents. I understand that there are Transmission builds for rtd1296 devices on SynoCommunity as an alternative to running Docker and torrent clients on Synology plus/Intel models. Is the Realtek RTD1296 with 512mb RAM...
  10. P

    Can I set up my DS218+ to be used as a hub server for music lessons and rehearsals?

    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
  11. C

    Move my domain to own authoritative server (DS218+)

    Hello, I want make own authoritative server od my DS218+, but I have lack of knowledge. Do I need to forward ports 53 in the router to the NAS? When I make it, I don`t have internet access on DS. What do I have to ask the current server owner for? DNS Server->Zones->Create->Master...
  12. Lieven

    Question Dsm ds218+

    Hey, Why can't i set or let dsm detect 2 dns ip4? It seems you can for ipv6. Thanks
  13. K

    DS218+ SSD Cache

    Hello, 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 Christian
  14. D

    Setup ds218+ for automated downloads

    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...
  15. T

    DS418 or DS218+ for Docker ?

    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...
  16. B

    DS218+ Prepurchase question

    Hello, 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...
  17. D

    Solved Migrating DS212 to DS218+ Really appreciate suggestions/cautions, experiences

    I'm moving from a DS212 (my first, and always sentimental favorite NAS) :) to a new DS218+. Storage: DS212: 2x2TB - currently usage is 1.4 TB of 1.8 available DS218+: 2x4TB 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...
  18. C

    4K Streaming and subtitle settings - DS218+ - Q90R - Apple TV 4K

    Hi, 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 Question: I want to play 4K video from my NAS and I found out that my TV DS Video App performs...
  19. NSquirrel

    Viewing Second HD on DS218+

    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...
  20. R

    Apache 2.4 on DS218+

    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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