1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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) ??
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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?
  13. My little humble abode

    My little humble abode

    DS918+, DS218+ and a RS820+
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. oRBIT

    Question Good bittorrent client?

    I've been using DownloadStation for many years now on my Synology but the thing that bothers me is the "temporary location"-stuff. I can't see files while downloading them (without using Putty or similar anyway). So, what are people using, anything else? I've checked out the standalone...
  19. SynoMan

    NAS DiskStation DS918+

    DiskStation DS918+ - Powerful and scalable 4-bay NAS for growing businesses High-speed scalable storage server Synology DS918+ is designed for small and medium-sized businesses and IT enthusiasts. With a powerful built-in AES-NI hardware encryption engine, DS918+ provides exceptional encrypted...
  20. SynoMan

    NAS DiskStation DS918+

    High-speed scalable storage server Synology DS918+ is designed for small and medium-sized businesses and IT enthusiasts. With a powerful built-in AES-NI hardware encryption engine, DS918+ provides exceptional encrypted file transmission. Also capable of transcoding up to two channels of...