1. jeyare

    what level of noise is produced from your rack?

    I was intrigued that many users wrote - they were bothered by the sound from the HDDs. So my primary homelab rack is about: 17 enterprise-class HDDs in 3 NASes and 2 routers and 48p switch plus 5 Noctua fans for an adaptive airflow within the rack 3kV UPS include big tower workstation equipped...
  2. jeyare

    WD Best wiping standard for your unrecoverable HDD

    You have a data in your old faulty HDD and you need to be sure that no one will take an opportunity to use it. So you can use several options. This one is the best: Open the disk chassis, then remove the platters and use a hammer. Gently. With safety glasses. A vacuum cleaner is necessary.
  3. L

    Synology Compatibility Hack

    Hi. I made a hack for my Synology Devices so it uses now every hard disk i put into it. After i tested it on my 2 devices i think its ok to post it on Github so everyone can try it. I have tested it with DSM 7.0.1. GitHub - Livedeath2k/Synology-Compatibility-Hack: It's a hack to disable the...
  4. BobW

    Can you combine SSD and HDD disk into one SHR storage pool

    Hi, Question is it possible to combine 1 SSD disk and 2 HDD disk into one SHR storage pool with one volume? At the moment I have 1x 2TB SSD into storage pool 1 (volume 1) And 2x 8TB HDD into storage pool 2 (volume 2) On the SSD I have all the applications / Docker/ MailPlus-server and also the...
  5. S

    DS216-II exos x16 SATA not detected in internal bay

    Hi, this seems to be an exact duplicate this thread but the outcome or to resolved was never posted (and I can't post to that thread anymore). Band new Seagate exos x16 16TB installed in slot #2 = synology not detected (light not on by the drive indicator) Swapped existing - working SATA to...
  6. B

    DSM 7.0 Replace Primary HDD with another

    Hi guys, I currently have a 6TB drive in my Synology DS220+ that I want to replace with a 16TGB drive. I’d essentially like to copy what’s on the 6TB and put it on the 16TB, then remove the 6TB from the Synology and put the 16TB one in as Volume 1. What’s the best way to do this retaining all...
  7. EAZ1964

    HDD technology developing to over 30TB/disk

    https://blocksandfiles.com/2021/06/14/toshiba-disks-get-2-gen-leg-up-from-flux-control/ New developments, let us see what the costs will be to put a few of them in raid 5, and have the backup disk spinning..
  8. B

    How to add HDD to RS2416RP+

    Dear All, Please I have a RS2416RP+ and wondering how to add HDD after the 12th. I am not sure how to do this, but I know the NAS can support 24 drives.
  9. B

    DS1511+ Motherboard defect. HDD to SWAP to other Syno compatible

    Hi all, My good old 10 year old DS1511+ just broke the other day. Probably a motherboard failure. I have backups of most of my stuff. I am thinking to buy a RS1221+ or one of the recent DS models but I am afraid my old HDDs (various brands, unknown types) are not compatible with the latest...
  10. G

    high capacity HDD low noise

    Using DS416play and DS420+. my 8TO NAS (synology HAT, seagate NAS both 7200) are noise OK. Beyond , from 14to 18 TB, I have read various comments on HDD which are either limited or with contradictions. It seems I need to avoid Exos or WD entreprise, cheap but noisy. WD Red and Red plus , max...
  11. _vic_

    DS1821+ and two types of RAID on the 8 HDD

    Hello, I have a question on the new DS1821+: is it possible to configure the first 2 HDD with a RAID1 and the last 6 HDD with a RAID6? At the moment I am using a DS713+ with 2x 6TB in RAID1 and a DX513 with 5x 3TB in RAID6. I'd like to keep some data on a mirrored system for a quick and simple...
  12. Saqr

    4-bay DS system - Install 4 drives at once or install as need arise ?

    Hi all, I am about to buy a 4 bay NAS system. Is is best practice to install all four HDD drives from the beginning or it is better to install them as needed ? It is planned to run an SHR volume. Mostly will buy DS720+ or DS920+ models.
  13. R

    DS420j... is there way to see when a hdd went into hibernation?

    heya so in the logs you can only see when a hdd woke up from hibernation... is there a way to see as to when a disk went into hibernation? im curious to know the length of time between both these events... hdd into hibernation -> wake up from hibernation cheers
  14. TrevorH

    Seagate Ironwolf 8Tb HDD

    I bought 3 of these drives recently for my DS920+. 1 failed within a few hours and is due to be collected today for return. I now find that a second has also failed, within just 4 days. Have I been unlucky or are these drives overrated? I purchased a 4th to fill all the bays, but am beginning to...
  15. R

    DS420j is not putting disks into HDD hibernation... how to resolve this/find more details as whats causing it?

    heya so i just got my hands on a DS420j and im finding that the HDDs are not going into hibernation. latest DSM installed - DSM 7.0-41890 i have a power meter connected so i can see that its using around 28-30W. After waiting the allocated time of 10min im expecting that to drop to the stated...
  16. P

    Best/fastest way to clone hdd to upgrade capacity

    This may not be the right forum, so I apologize in advance for that. Moderators: please feel free to move this topic to the appropriate section. Upgrading my windows 10 pc that acts as my central media server/hub for all my local LAN stuff. Upgrading some aging hard drives (one was in use for...
  17. Cobra

    How to increase the HDD size of SHR on a DS918+?

    I currently have 4 3TB drives in SHR. If I want to replace them with 4 6TB drives, do I have to add one at a time then rebuild the pool? Thanks
  18. M

    I made a booboo with my HDD purchase for expansion

    Hiya, I started with an 1817+ with 8x4TB WD Red drives in SHR-1. All good. I replaced two 4TB drives with two 10TB WD Red drives later on which gave me an additional 6TB space. All good. Then as money was tight I thought instead of buying another 10TB I'll get something a bit smaller and...
  19. wizard99

    Mixing HDD Types's - EFAX & EFRX

    Taking advantage of the Prime Sale, I ordered a 920+ to replace my 5 year old 215J..... I failed though in looking more closely when I ordered two 3TB WD30EFAX's..... My plan was to use them and the two older 3TB WD30EFRX's from the 215J..... I'm now reading some conflicting threads that say...
  20. paradeiser

    HDD Migration / just swapping drives? (DS916+ > DS920+)

    I'd like to ask the collective experience : I want to upgrade my DS916+ to a new DS920+ No change of HDDs, I just want to take the existing HDDs and move them to the new NAS. (Like I would if my current NAS breaks and I have to do an emergency-replacement of the broken NAS with existing HDDs)...