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    DSM 7.0 How to expand JBOD on Synology 220+ running DMS 7

    Morning All, I have a 220+ running DMS 7 with two 4TB HDDs configured as JBOD. I would like to expand the JBOD by replacing one of my 4TB HDDs with an 8TB HDD. The current JBOD is running out of space (currently at about 83%). I do not have the capability to back up the current JBOD. Is there a...
  2. K

    DSM 6.2 Going from JBOD to RAID - Can I keep all my settings, packages, and docker containers?

    I initially set my NAS up with JBOD. I now realize the stupidity of this and so want to change to a raid (or SHR) setup. Migrating the data is not an issue as I have several other disks that I can use temporarily. However, I've put in a lot of time setting up various docker containers. I would...
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    How do I change from SHR to JBOD ?!

    Hi everyone, I just bought my first NAS, a DS220j. I installed 2 HD in it and DSM. Now I want to configure storage using Storage Manager. By default my NSA was configured as SHR. However, since security is not a big thing for me (I want to have as much storage space as possible), I would...
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    SSD-only array: JBOD vs RAID

    Hi everyone, As a Christmas present to myself :p, I've ordered a DS620slim with 3 x 4TB WD Red SA500 SSDs in order to retire my DS216+II as a backup NAS. I'm really looking forward to the almost-silence and the performance gain, but am a bit unsure on how to configure the volume. Let me...
  5. Micky


    Hi, I'm using my DS211j as a backup device with two Seagate HDD (ST32000644NS), each 1.8 TB in size, configured as JBOD. Currently only used about 900 GB. Now, DSM reports that one of those harddisks is critical. Can I simply remove the faulty one and run the DS with the remaining one or will...
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    Upgrade 1 of the disks in a DS214play

    Hello Forum users and thanks in advance for any advice. My DS214play holds 2 3Tb WD RED discks configured as 1 storage pool with Synology JBOD. It's used for file and media storage and playback. The storage is nearly full and I'm happy with the performance so don't otherwise need to upgrade the...