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    DSM 7.0 Migrating from DS218play to DS720+

    Hi all, I have a DS218play (running DSM7) and am looking to replace it with a DS720+. I want to migrate the disks I have to the new NAS. Looking at How do I choose the right method for migrating data between Synology NAS (for DSM 6.0 and later)? - Synology Knowledge Center, just moving the...
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    Failed DSM update DX513 & DS720+ (not compatible)

    Having upgraded my DS716+ to a DS720+ recently and having no issues with the migration, noticed that the DSM will not auto update as the DX513 expansion unit is not officially listed as compatible..... I have five drives in this, and two in the DS720+, so only option is a new DX517 or an eight...
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    Noctua NF-A9 FLX fan replacement for Synology DS720+

    Hi all, I have 4 months old Synology DS720+ which work well so far. the plastic enclosure is a bit noisy because of the fan (when HDDs hibernate) so I tried with Noctua NF-A9 FLX which has a great quality fan!! the device started to beep after 1 hour. I guess that Synology measure the speed of...
  4. DS720+


    This is my brand new Synology DS720+ upgraded with extra 8GB RAM. Still without disks. They should arrive tomorrow: 2x WD RED SSD 1TB. It will be connected to APC BACK-UPS 950VA. I'm planning to run mostly Docker services on this NAS. For storage I have DS418play.
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    DS720+ Noise write with virtual machine

    Hi guys, I've a Synology DS720+ with RAM upgrade (10Gb) and 2 WD disk (2x4Tb). When I power on a Virual Machine from my Virtual Machine Manager the system produce a very loud noise. This is the typical noise of the HDD when you write data into it. How can I reduce this noise? There is the...
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    Migrate from a DS1512+ with 5 drives in Raid6 to a DS720+ & DX517?

    I have a weird situation and am hoping to streamline things. I currently have a DS1512+ with 5 drives in Raid6. Sometime ago I realized that the continuous writing to the raid for my SS recording was killing the drives. After a few died and I replaced the drives, I moved the SS recordings to...
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    SSDs Cache for DS720+ worth it?

    Good day all - I am a new home-user of a Synology DS720+ and I am reaching out in hopes to find recommendations about configuring SSD cache. My current set-up and use: (2) 4TB HDD Seagate IronWolf drives in RAID1 and (1) Seagate IronWolf 510 M.2 SSD configured as read-only cache. The NAS is...
  8. RoCaRay

    Question: Seagate Exos HDDs with DS220+ / DS720+

    I would like to use on-hand Seagate Exos (12TB or 16TB) in a DS220+ or DS720+ --- to be deployed as a low-activity offsite backup NAS and occasional media server. Unfortunately, Exos HDDs are not officially supported in the 220+ or 720+. What are the possible downside risks for the NAS, HDDs...
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    Solved Transmission 3.00-17 port issues

    Has anyone upgraded to the SynoCommunity version 3.00 of Transmission and all of a sudden, all ports that were open on the previous release are now closed? This happened on my DS918+ and well as a new install for the DS720+ using the same ports (with port forwarding from my router) that have...
  10. SynoMan

    NAS DiskStation DS720+

    Scalable NAS with SSD cache acceleration capability Synology DS720+ is a compact network-attached storage solution to streamline data and multimedia management. Two built-in M.2 SSD slots and Synology SSD Cache technology allow you to boost system I/O and application performance. Scalable...
  11. Rusty

    Info New x20+ specification sheets v1

    These are the "old", rev1, specifications sheets for the upcoming x20+ models *click the orange Download button to see the PDF (you need to be registered and logged in)