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  1. fredbert

    Info Apple iOS/PadOS 14 private Wi-Fi addresses and features that rely on MAC address

    The motives are good and if you use public wifi hotspots then having different MAC per connection makes sense to stop tracking. But, and there is a but, what happens if you use MAC addresses to determine access or profiles on your home network? As is apparent, MAC addresses can't be relied on...
  2. RoCaRay

    Mac Mini Transcoding Performance Tips

    Responses to recent threads indicate that several forum members are using Mac Mini for transcoding (and other tasks). So I'm posting a few tips; and welcome others to share here, as well. FYI, my comments apply to a Mini with 3.2GHz 6‑core Core i7 CPU, 16GB memory, and 10GB Ethernet. Hardware...
  3. iStone

    Solved Block mac address within LAN for NAS

    DSM's firewall setting can block LAN IP address for access to NAS, but DHCP can always assign that PC a new IP, so ... could anyone tell me if possible or how to block a PC with its mac address ( this can be obtained from router interface) thanks!
  4. S

    Question Permissions and Finder Files on Mac

    Hi, I'm wondering about permissions and my Synology in relation to a problem I'm having with Lightroom and finder items on a Mac. I'm not super well versed in my Synology, so this might be a very easy question to answer. I have a DS1019+ that is on my local network with a dedicated IP and I have...
  5. J

    Solved [Newbie] OpenVPN and MAC, not working at all, how to config?

    Hy guys. What i would love to do is config OpenVPN on my NAS so that i can reach it from outside and be safe. I already search tons of guide and this amazing post from WST16 but still no success from me. Little newbie about VPN and less about NAS but i will explain all i have done since now so...
  6. fredbert

    Info Mac: App-ify websites

    I'm claiming 'app-ify' is a word. I also can't remember if I mentioned this before. https://www.fluidapp.com I've long used Fluid on Mac to app-ify websites. You take the URL of the site and it will make a self-contained application using the favicon for the app or you add your own. You can...
  7. M

    Set up help DS1019 on imac for storage

    Hello! I just bought a DS1019 and need help choosing the best set up options for it. I am coming from a drobo which was easy to set up, but after several problems with the support for Drobo I've decided to make the switch to Synology. I know Synology can do way more than my drobo which was a...
  8. SynoMan

    Info Synology DSDownload Mac App client

  9. wwwampy

    Question Using NordVPN on Mac and Win - can't access xxx.synology.me

    Hi, I have NordVPN on my iMac and Windows laptop, but when I connect to it I can access all websites except my services in Docker and https://xxx.synology.me: port. Today I was able to connect to those sites till now. Now suddenly I can not access them again. For instance, for Docker service I...
  10. wwwampy

    Info Relaunch Mac Finder when problems with connection to your NAS

    I just had a connection issue to my NAS via Finder with SMB so I'll add the info here for help. In Finder I go to Go > Connect to server... then I type in smb://myServerName. It connects, but in the Finder sidebar, I could not open any folder. I get this error: This operation could not be...
  11. wwwampy

    Tutorial Back up your Mac with Time Machine to Synology NAS

    wwwampy submitted a new resource: Back up your Mac with TIme Machine to Synology NAS - A guide to using Apple Time Machine and your NAS Read more about this resource...
  12. wwwampy

    Tutorial Back up your Mac with Time Machine to Synology NAS 2019-10-10

    A very useful guide from NAS Compares if you're a Mac user and would like to use Time Machine to backup to Synology NAS. https://nascompares.com/2019/04/08/how-to-back-up-your-mac-to-synology-nas-with-time-machine/
  13. daptap

    Btrfs and iphoto on mac

    Two questions. Trying to help my friend set up his 218+. I've set up 1 NAS before: my 718+. So, still shooting in the dark some. 1) He formatted his 4TB red drive to btrfs. I've read some old search results that windows has trouble seeing this. Should we be able to see the map the NAS...
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