1. W

    180 degrees horizontal view camera on Synology NAS

    Dear all I have a DS415P NAS with already a Foscam camera attached (to protect my garden). I also have a DS418 for backup purposes (syncing between two NAS devices). I want to buy a second ip camera and install it to the front of my house (in the middle of the facade). Requirements: outdoor...
  2. SynoMan

    NAS DiskStation DS420j

    Build a private cloud for your home DS420j is a 4-bay desktop NAS designed for home data backup, file syncing, and sharing. Supporting up to 64 TB raw capacity, you can easily centralize all your multimedia collections. For more information check official site...
  3. SynoMan

    NAS SA3600

    Uncompromising performance Synology SA3600 is a 2U rackmount server with flexible storage scalability and performance. Equipped with a 12-core CPU and high-speed network support, SA3600 delivers sequential throughput at over 5,561 MB/s1. Supporting SAS and SATA drives, SA3600 provides an elastic...

    Downloading from directly on my NAS?

    Hey everyone, first of all. Happy new year! I have a DS1817+ 8GB and I use Download Station frequently to download files from some sources. Now, I have a paid membership to and I would like to know a way to download / synch my mega folders directly with my NAS. There is no package...
  5. abramq

    Spreadsheet - can I insert to cell a link to a file that is on the same NAS via a path instead of a share link?

    My company has a lot of scans (pdf), saved to the NAS and we would like to make a table in a spreadsheet (saved on the same NAS), available to employees. That spreadsheet, should have links to those scans (one link in one cell). But I would not like to click on each scan and generate a "share...
  6. B

    where do you place the NAS on the rack

    I am curious whzere you place the rack mounted NAS on a rack, Someone told me recently that it was better to put them first at the bottom instead of starting them from the middle for their weight. It makes sense somehow but I'm curious what you are doing
  7. wwwampy

    NordVPN on NAS for entire LAN

    Hi, I have a Nord VPN subscription and I would like to set it up on my NAS to work for my entire LAN, like a gateway for the internet. I'm not sure how to do it exactly and would need some guidance. Thank you.
  8. Lieven

    Info Optimize nas kernel,....

    After reading many forum’s and posts. At the moment sysctl -w var , don’t work on my nas. sysctl -a => show all key’s The tweaks i did - create a boot-up rule at scheduler - add sleep 90 sysctl vm.swappiness=5 sysctl vm.dirty_background_ratio=5 sysctl vm.dirty_ratio=10 sysctl...
  9. NAS Newbie

    Can surveillance station be used with cameras that are not on the same network as the NAS?

    I'm looking into setting up surveillance station to monitor some remote cameras at 2 separate building sites several miles away from my NAS as well as some cameras at home where my NAS is. All 3 sites (home, building A, Building B) have their own unique wifi networks. can surveillance station...
  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. jeyare

    Info Synology NAS Encryption: Forensic Analysis of Synology NAS Devices by Elcomsoft

    for all users, who use Encrypted Shared Folders must read this article, mandatory I will start with conclusion from guys, who break the wall: In this article, you can find no out of the box “we have a tool for that” type of solutions. We demonstrated vulnerabilities in some of the most...
  12. Series - How to Setup and Configure a Synology NAS

    Series - How to Setup and Configure a Synology NAS

    In this series of video's we take a look at how you perform the basic setup and configuration of a Synology, Network Attached Storage (NAS) device. The aim of this series of videos is to try and offer a reference point to assist you in the setup of your own NAS. See all video's on the blog...
  13. NSquirrel

    Excellent Series of Synology NAS Tutorials-Mydoodads

    I bought my NAS a year ago and realise that, amongst other aspects, permissions, Photo Station and Moments had created a year-long confusion; well permissions had, partly because I did not start with groups as I had only one or two users. As far as Photo Station and Moments goes, after a short...
  14. SynoMan

    Tutorial How to find UID (userID) and GID (groupID)?

    First, you need to SSH into your NAS. When you are in your NAS with the user you want the ID for, just type id and hit Enter. Now you'll get something like this: uid=1031(your_nas_user) gid=100(users) groups=100(users), 101(administrators) From that, you can read your UID is 1031, user group...
  15. SynoMan

    Tutorial How to SSH into a NAS?

    In DSM go to Control Panel > Terminal & SNMP > Terminal tab Check Enable SSH service and set your port (it is strongly recommended not to use port 22, but to change it to something else). Open Terminal (Mac) (on Windows machine open CMD (Command Prompt) or PuTTY program for instance) and...
  16. How to SSH into a Synology NAS

    How to SSH into a Synology NAS

    SSH-ing into a Synology NAS is easy. I'll show you how in about five minutes.
  17. WST16

    Can’t access my NAS via browser

    I have a problem accessing my DS118. Something to do with the certificate maybe. Safari and Firefox give the usual warning, however, no option to choose to visit the site. Safari on the Mac says the certificate is revoked! This is the first time I see such a message! The certificate was...
  18. NAS Compares

    NAS Compares Synology DS120j NAS Hardware Review

    Is the New Budget Synology DS120j NAS Worth your Data? With the release of the new DS120j NAS, when it comes to buying your first network-attached storage device there are several reasons why the Synology range appeals to many. With a diverse range of hardware and storage options across a wide...
  19. SynoMan

    Info Photoshooting: show your NAS

    Where do you have your NAS? In a server rack? On a bookshelf? On a table? In the kitchen? Hopefully not in the bathroom. You can photo your NAS or your entire network system and upload images. Please upload your images in the Media gallery: Now we have a Media gallery on SynoForum. Please...
  20. SynoMan

    Info Synology NAS models resource category

    Hello forum members and visitors! We have added a new category in our Resource section: Here you can find all Synology NAS models available from November 2019. Feel free to rate and review your NAS model or discuss it in a...