1. tekguru

    Connecting to the DS918+ from an apple Mac Mini

    This is one that's bugged me for a while. My NAS and Mac Mini are plugged into ports on my Router (Netgear Orbi RBK53S). The Mac Mini also connects via WiFi (to allow the use of the Apple Watch to unlock the Mini). The issue is that in 'Finder' and 'Forklift' file managers on the Mac the MAS...
  2. Cobra

    Can ds918+ wake a pc for backups?

    Using dsm7 can Active backup for business, wake my pc for backups and if so how? When I used windows home server years ago it would wake the pc then back it up. Thank you
  3. M

    DS918+ DSM7 Win 10 always random BSOD

    Hi, Ive had my DS918+ for a while and recently updated to DSM7, Ive never used the VMM before on a Synology and i installed the latest Windows 10 build to run a small application so i didn't need to leave my pc on 24 hours anymore. VMM setup fine and all installed. All latest package...
  4. T

    Firewall Hardening, anyone use IPSET with a Synology box?

    Hello, My question revolves around the Synology Firewall and IPSET integration. Setup is a DS918+ for a small company (5 office workers). They have a subdomain and have to share links with the outside world/file upload requests. They have both internal and remote users. We have forwarded...
  5. tekguru

    External Access in Control Panel on DS918+

    Okay guys a newbie here as far as remote access is concerned..... So far I've set up a DDNS entry in the External Access part of the control panel, let's call that hostname MYNAS.synology.me. I've also set up a CNAME record on my web domain, let's call that MYNAS.MYDOMAIN.COM. If I try to...
  6. oRBIT

    Periodic noise from harddrives in my DS918+

    This is driving me nuts. From time to time, all drives on my first volume starts reading/stopping/reading etc. I have no idea what it does. Index-service doesn't seem to be working. Storage-application doesn't say anything about scrubbing etc. I can't see any activity that can cause this. I see...
  7. Arvag

    User introduction from DS209+ to DS918+

    Hi ! I'm an "old" user of Synology NAS, since the DS209+ that still works perfectly with dual 1 TB drives. Since 2020, I upgraded to a DS918+ with 4x8TB drives to store work and personnal documents, run Surveillance, and some Docker containers like TeslaMate. I live in France, and work in IT...
  8. A

    BookSonic on Docker (Folders)

    Hello. I'm trying to install booksonic on my 918+. I can access my audiobook from the local network but, how do I make it accessible (safely) from internet to use with the booksonic app (Android) ??
  9. E

    Replace DS918+ OS with Debian/Ubuntu?

    I recently got a Synology DS918+ NAS. I would like to replace the built in OS (DSM?) with just stock Debian (or Ubuntu). Is this possible? How can I do it. I've installed lots ofd Ubuntu/Debian servers and desktops, I've set up dozens of RAIDs, accessing this through a SSH terminal is my natural...
  10. H

    Question migration from device DS918+ to DS1621XS+

    Hi, I would like to ask you about some my uncertainties regarding the very close future migration from device DS918+ to DS1621XS+. I am going to migrate from the one device to the another by the exchanging HDD. My actual DS918+ contains in total 4 HDD in the setup of two volumes (volume1 and...
  11. itherseed

    Question Sudden death of a DS918+

    For some reason, today my NAS just turn itself off. When I try to start it, the blue start button blinks for like 10 seconds and turn itself off again. When I remove all the drives, it is up again but the power light bilnks indefinitely. I can access the web interface but there is nothing there...
  12. Shoop

    Question GIT - Grafana InfluxDB Telegraf - DS918+ monitoring dashboard (and more to come)

    Hello all, I have installed GIT yesterday to create a dashboard allowing me to see the status of my NAS but now that it's installed with a dashboard I found online (ID 9961) which relies on SNMP and works like it should (I think), I don't know how to fully customize what Grafana is showing me to...
  13. T

    Migrate from DS418 to DS918+ - possible with HDD swap?

    Hi all I've a DS418 with 4x4TB drives in an SHR volume. File system is ext4. The DS418 is running DSM 6.2. Main use is a file server for videos and photos. I'm looking to purchase a DS918+ to take advantage of more power and upgradeable RAM to hopefully speed up thumbnail creation etc. Looking...
  14. Furbz85

    Best NAS for Capture One/Photo Editing

    Hi Syno-Users! I am brand new at this forum, so please forgive me for any mistakes I've made in finding the right place to start this post. I have been using the search function, but I have not found any answer nor question that gives me the right info. First the story: At this moment I am...
  15. oRBIT

    SSD-cache on DS918+

    When I'm creating a NVMe cache on my DS918+, DSM allows me to select the size of the cache. What's the purpose for this since I obviously can't use the space I'm not allocating as cache for anything else?
  16. My little humble abode

    My little humble abode

    DS918+, DS218+ and a RS820+
  17. WST16

    Question Is it still a good time to buy a DS918+?

    Hi all, The price of the DS918+ keeps on falling! Is this an indication of a replacement on the horizon or is it just the supply vs. demand during the product’s lifecycle? With the introduction of the DS1019+, I’m thinking that Synology won’t jeopardize the sales of this new module too early...
  18. oRBIT

    Question Lots of disk activity on my DS918+ when computer starts

    It seems like everytime I startup my computer, my NAS starts to do alot of disk IO for a long time and I have no idea why. I've mapped a few network shares in Windows Explorer and I'm using Synology Drive aswell but I find no reason why the disks are working that much.. Resource Manager on my...
  19. D

    Question DS918+ and Amcrest camera support

    Hello, I'm planning on purchasing the DS918+ for home use and surveillance. I have picked out the Amcrest cameras I would like to use but noticed there is a camera note next to some. The camera model is IP8M-T2499EW-28MM Here are the notes in the compatibility list: Rotation can only be set...
  20. B

    Replace 4TB drive with 8TB in DS918+

    Hi everyone, I have a Client's DS918+ with 4 hdds, 1 x 8TB and 1 x 4TB for storing backups. 2 x 4TB drives in Raid 1 for other stuff. The 1 x 4TB is getting full so I'm replacing it with an 8TB drive. How can I replace it with the 8TB drive without losing any data? Also, can I format the 8TB...