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  1. jeyare

    for Win users with problem to find NAS by NAME

    when you are still having trouble setting up your Win OS based PC and can't map or resolve your NAS via NASNAME and you want to use NASNAME in the mapping only, here is a small script for your quick action: @echo off SET NEWLINE=^& echo. FIND /C /I "servername"...
  2. T

    Your NAS Storage is almost FULL

    Hi guys, I have a Synology DS218+ with 3 TB x 2 (SHR-1), and till yesterday I had 80% free space. Today, I tried to start to try a plex solution on it, and I copied a large folder of 1080p movies on it. When I get the message "Your storage is almost full" (91% of space is full!), I deleted...
  3. pajczur

    Best concept to NAS setup for newbies?

    Hello, I am totally new in NAS world. My NAS is DS220j with drives: - Seagate Exos 10TB; - Seagate Exos 4TB; And now I have really big headache with configuration all of that. To use RAID1 or to use RAID0? Or to use both drives as a separate basic drives? I invented my own concept. Please...
  4. pajczur

    Backup NAS itself drive by Time Machine on the same NAS

    Hello, I know how to configure Time Machine on DS220j to backup my Macbook. But I have other issue. In DS220j there are slots for two drives. I would like to configure it in following way: SLOT 1 - Here I would like to have installed Synology DSM and keep shared folder for Time Machine...
  5. jeyare

    SD card reviews for your photo NAS workflow (from the card to your storage)

    there is one basic principle: when you need copy of your data from a SD card (camera) to your NAS through your desktop/laptop, just think about the SD card performance heavy bottleneck in this case. Nothing will help you, even USB-C, TB3 or 10GB Eth, when your SD card is able to perform...
  6. C

    Uploading/Backing up photos from NAS to Google Photos, then automate Android->NAS->GPhotos

    Hello from Sydney, So i have been reading about how to backup google photos to NAS but i want the other way around. Basically what i am after: android mobile -> NAS -> GPhotos 1. i have lots photos already on my NAS, how to upload them to google photos (in the easies way, no need to keep my...
  7. Beeroclock

    Which NAS (if any) for my home storage disaster!

    Dear All My home storage situation is in an absolute mess. I attached a flow chart of the current system. I've recently had a failure of both my iMac 27inch (graphics card) and subsequent Drobo Raid drive (may be recoverable at some point) which has potentially resulted in the loss of some...
  8. Beeroclock

    User introduction Hi Confused imminent NAS buyer suffering from DDTRH (disappearing down the rabbit hole) :)

    As above, Photographer in a world of pain - spent the last week trawling the web in search of a robust "future ish" storage solution for my home office and family needs. Pretty sure that I'm leaning very much towards Synology (as Mac user) - though am slightly disappointed by their limited...
  9. SynoMan

    NAS RackStation RS1221+/RS1221RP+

    Compact and reliable The RS1221+/RS1221RP+, at only 30 to 38 centimeters deep, is built for space-sensitive deployments. Boasting over 100K 4K random read IOPS and 2,315 MB/s sequential read1, the RS1221+/RS1221RP+ is equipped to handle heavy workloads in data-intensive environments. The...
  10. jeyare

    Oldest drive operated in your NAS based on the number of days, hours operated

    better than value of how long without a restart your NAS has been in operation is a proof of what is the oldest disk in your NAS based on Power On Hours SMART info? you will get value in hours then you can replace: by /dev/sdb, /dev/sdc, ... or simple with HDSentinel: the just copy and...
  11. melvyn

    First NAS - newbie - specific requirements - long post!

    This will be my first step into NAS land! TLDR: replace 3 purpose-use external hard drives, dropbox, adobe access, and daily backups. I have a few MUSTS and a few WANTS, cost conscious (but also saving by removing some existing services) MUSTS - must replace dropbox - I pay for it, want to...
  12. W

    Laptop can no longer access NAS over wifi

    HI there Not sure what has happened recently, perhaps even a Windows update changed something I am not very technical so will summarise as follows Have been using the NAS for around 10 months and works great Generally, I use it at my desk and my laptop connects to a dock with ethernet...
  13. P

    User introduction New to NAS

    Thanks for letting me join this forum. Being new the the NAS scene and wondering which entry system to buy the Synology seems to tick most of the boxes. Having read a few reviews it’s hard to get a good balanced idea of the product hence why I have joined the forum to get clearer information...
  14. E

    Help needed to sync desktop files with NAS

    I have a Synology DS220j NAS working with an iMac desktop. I have been following the Synology instructions on "How to sync files between Synology NAS and your computer using Synology Drive Client". I have got as far as Step 8, so it should be set up, but when I open Synology Drive Client I...
  15. N

    Upgrading NAS- how to expand

    Hi, I'm very much an amateur at this NAS thing but love the potential and I want to learn more. I've been using a synology DS216+II with 2 6TB HDD in RAID1 configuration and have run out of room and my system is slower than I want so I decided to make a big upgrade to the synology DS1621+. My...
  16. phskwok

    NAS 920+ : Set up 4 disks in SHR vs 3 disk in SHR + 1 single disk

    I’ve set up my 920+ as follows: 3 no. 4T disks in SHR (vol 1) for important data + 1 no. single disk (vol 2) for downloaded movies. My logic is that I’m not too bother about losing the downloaded movies in the event this single harddisk fails. I will not need to restore the movie files in vol 2...
  17. M

    Synology NAS single bay to single bay migration

    Hi to all, my first post on this Forum :) I would like to migrate one HDD (8 TB) from a DS118 model to DS116 model. Is there a specific procedure to do this harmlessly? Someone among you has done this kind of migration already? Thanks to all for reply. Greetings from Italy.
  18. P

    User introduction 72 year Old F*rt Getting to Grips with the Synology DS219Plus NAS

    I love the benefits of applying new technology to many areas of my life but trying to understand the technology does sometimes make me want to scream with frustration, particularly when I have followed the instructions to the letter. So in order, I hope, to stop me getting into another state -...
  19. SynoMan

    NAS DiskStation DS1821+

    Designed for scalability and performance The 8-bay Synology DS1821+ is aimed at IT enthusiast and SMB customers looking for a powerful and scalable storage solution, its business-grade backup solutions keep users safe and protected from potential data loss, while major improvements to compute...
  20. crazyfeet

    Setting up Synology NAS as a PVR

    I'm trying to get my head around the whole subject of recording live TV, so am looking for some advise on how to setup my NAS as a Freeview PVR. Really need some advise on what TV Tuners you would recommend and how I can can record Freeview HD Channels. I assume that once TV tuner is setup you...
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