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  1. tekguru

    Broadband upgrade from BT to Virgin Media Voom1

    Well we've moved from British Telecom for our internet supplier to Virgin Business. It's costing us about £3 a month more. Speeds have increased from 38 (download) / 4 mbps (upload) to 382 / 21 mbps. We went with the business package (Voom1) as that actually as an uptime SLA of 99.9%. Very very...
  2. R

    Decouple Advanced Media Extensions from Media Server

    Hello, I'm currently running dsm 7.0 on my DS220+ and want to upgrade to 7.1. However, 7.1 wants me to sign in with a synology account so that I can accept the new license agreement for the AAC and HEVC codecs (advanced media extensions package). I have zero interest in creating a synology...
  3. A

    Synology Photos is uploading older MP4 media (with correct metadata) to incorrect folders

    When I upload a folder to Synology Photos using drag and drop, 95% of the time, the app auto sorts these folders into a Year/month folder format. This has saved me a ton of time, and I LOVE this feature and the app as a whole. Occasionally it hangs up while loading, so i have to babysit the...
  4. animBacker857

    Picking HDDs and Compatibility Advice

    Hello again. Been loving this forum and am learning a lot. I'm nearing my first NAS purchase, a Synology 1821+, and am checking Amazon for drives to get it with (have good experience with them and am unsure of other UK retailers like Scan and Box). The plan was to perhaps get 2 8TB drives to...
  5. EAZ1964

    DSM7.1 advanced Media extension do not install

    Upgraded my DS415+ and the DS620Slim to the 7.1 No issues at all at the good old DS415+, the package opens fine and shows the HEVC and AAC codecs . On DS620Slim, the advanced media extensions do not download. It opens with a screen that tells me to press a button to download the licence for...
  6. S

    Unable to see Diskstation media server on Windows file manager

    On my laptop I have somehow enabled an icon with Synology logo that shows the contents of my media server (DS211) named diskstation, the contents are photos,videos & music. I would like to set this up the same on my other PC.As per pic. I am able to map drives etc, but cannot replicate what I...
  7. S

    Getting message "Windows ADK configuration files missing" when creating recovery media

    I am getting the message "Windows ADK configuration files missing" when creating recovery media, even though I have downloaded in installed the ADK. How can I build a recovery USB stick? Thanks in advance. Steve
  8. H

    Can't create USB support with Restore Media Creator-2.2.0-1524(2074)

    Hi Everyone, I have to restore a windows 2012 R2 server. I checked my configuration with Synology support and they sent me a link to the restore media creator that fix raid issues. My server is configured with raid 1. This is the version I'm supposed to use : Restore Media...
  9. kenmichelle

    iTunes Server Media Locations

    I didn't see a section about the iTunes Server app so I figured that I would post my question here. If I should ask this elsewhere then please let me know. I just got my DS920+ and I'm starting to get it all configured. I downloaded iTunes Server and it automatically installed a Music folder...
  10. fredbert

    Package Plex v1.24.2 on DSM 7 brings back 'Plex Media Server' in shared folder

    Probably late to this party but I've just updated to the latest release of Plex on my NAS running DSM 7. In DSM 6 Plex created shared folder 'Plex' to hold its configuration data, media metadata, logs, caches, etc. This folder could be backed up by Hyper Backup and made restoring easy. With...
  11. M

    LG TV media app. ignores all access restrictions

    My new LG TV automatically found my Diskstation on my local network. This now allows anyone to see any photos or videos, regardless of any access permissions that have been set. At no time have I ever been asked for any user ID or password for the Diskstation. I can't find any way of fixing...
  12. RoCaRay

    Synology Media Server - Log of Files Served

    Does Synology Media Server maintain a log of the files it has served? If so, where is that log located? And is the information it contains in a format that would be relatively easy to read into a PHP script? I would like to write a Web Server / PHP script to read and report from the Media...
  13. N

    Turning off 'Enable video info search' has removed all media metadata

    Hi guys, I did a quick search but couldn't find the answer. I'm quite a novice at all things NAS and Synology. I have set up Video Station with a number of my favourite films and media and spent quite a few hours organising it and making it look nice in Video Station. I'm on DSM 6.2.xx...
  14. N

    Vpn connection dropout on uk virgin media

    Hey! New member here! Hoping someone may have some insight… I have over 100 synology units (mix of dsm420/428/1620, in all different locations, all connecting to an openvpn. 80% are fine working 24/7 and accessible via the vpn. The remaining 20% go offline regularly, once a day or so, the common...
  15. N

    DSM 7.0 ds118 dsm7 problem login with media player

    Hi, i have ds118 and i access my files with 2 media players -xtreamer, xtreamer pro-. i upgrade dsm to version 7 and after that i cant login to ds118. Always i get the message login fail. i am sure i have the correct username and password. something changed in that version? how can i access...
  16. RoCaRay

    Access Media Server (indexed video folder) via Web Station / http

    DS1621xs with: - Web Station (currently Nginx, PHP) and the 'web' shared folder on an SSD storage pool for performance - Media Server 'video' shared folder (indexed) on an HDD storage pool for capacity I would like to serve 'video' files via web browser / http using a home-brew PHP app, while...
  17. C

    Recovery Media WiFi Drivers

    Hello, I've lurked here a little while but I just signed up to ask a question.... Has anyone succeeded in installing & running wifi drivers with usb recovery media? I'm testing bare metal recovery of a couple of systems and I can load the wifi drivers manually - but the internet options page...
  18. D

    Active Backup - Physical Servers listed under PC

    Hi, I've just installed the Active backup agent on 11 Windows 10 workstations (a variety of 32 / 64 bit) and a couple of Windows 2012 servers. Just logged into the Diskstation to view them all in Active backup and they're all listed as PCs, and nothing under Physical Server. Does that matter...
  19. B

    Any real-world benefits with 4kn HDDs for media server?

    First post here and apologies in advance if this is the wrong forum. I'm about six weeks in with my new DS920+ that replaced an ancient LaCie single-spindle NAS solution at home. Main use is as a media server plus backup of family's data from various laptops and PCs. I'm running the Plex...
  20. S

    After upgrading DSM some of my converter boxes on my NAS Media Server are not UPNP working anymore.

    Well, request assistance on my Synology Rack Station Model RS2418RP+ Apparently after upgrading to the newer DSM version 6.2.3-25426 Update 2 the Asus converter boxes only !Oplay's are not able to connect to the NAS via UPNP anymore. I did several things, like decrease the SSDP advertisement...
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