I am brand new to the world of NAS. I just bought and installed a 220j with two 6TB Seagate Iron Wolf 5700 rpm drives. My primary purpose was to replace an Apple Airport Time Capsule for backup of a household of MACOS and IOS devices although I realize that a NAS has a lot more potential than...
I set up my nas yesterday, it seemed to be ok but then bad stuff started happening.
not sure if it's faulty or what but I'm having some problems. I wanted to use it as a home seedbox mostly.
1. most annoying problem, there is a knocking sound every 3-5 seconds even when HDD is doing nothing at...
Want to prepare a new NAS at home which will actually be installed in another site (another city). Are there any issues that may arise so that an build like this would not be recommended?
What are the points I must take into account in order not to run into problems?
I am glad to be here. Looking through the forum, I see helpful posts and knowledge share and experiences.
So, I stepped into the world of NAS for the first-time last month. Got myself a DS920+ and the sole intention was Plex. Although I am discovering the world of possibilities. I...
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Hi from NZ. I’ve previously had a RT1900ac (now a bunch of Ubiquiti gear) and have just bought my first NAS, a DS920+. Loving it very much. Currently just running a Plex server and learning how to use Docker - so far a Pi-hole and Homebridge.
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Question: got the new alert that the admin account is unsafe, okay no worries, created a new admin account and then disabled the old admin account. Easy! but then when logging in to the new admin account, cloud sync (to Backblaze B2) the app said that since the old admin account was disabled it...
I am new to synology box.
We are using 3TB * 8 drives on DS1815+, all the other 7 drives are fine; but i got one drive replaced as the older one had 1900 bad sectors
The newly replaced drive WD30EFRX-68EUZN0 (3TB Red) is getting plugged out while in repairing mode.
Unable to run SMART...
I’m moving from 214Play running DSM7 to a new NAS, planning to use the same disks. Data is non critical, so I now, I’ve been a bad guy messing with betas. :cool:
I have a couple of doubts though.
- Can I just move the disks from that DSM7 into new fresh DSM 6.x? (I think the answer is...
We have been caught out with purchasing a RS4021xs+ populated with Seagate 16TB ST16000NE000 drives.
The disks do detect and show as Allocation Status : Initialized / Health Status : Healthy. But the drives are showing as Incompatible and storage manager will not allow for an...
I followed Rusty's (Synoman's?) excellent tutorial on setting up OpenVPN on several laptops in the household. While I haven't tested them outside the network, everything appears to work.
One question that I have is how to update OpenVPN client, since that doesn't seem to appear in settings...
Hello all. Basic user here but finding myself in New York as a Englishman (song there somewhere) I am wondering if there are many Brits on the forum?
Probably going to have questions on managing stuff from abroad, VPNs and alike.
Hello, I am Paul and use Synology DS units at work and home. I just replaced a DS1815+ (RIP) with a DS1821+. Lucky to have not lost any data during the transition. I shuffle data between two locations to reduce potential data loss.
ok this is going to be an out in left field question. total drive space used is 4.13 tb. this is all backed up on 2 external usb drives and on a old 1815+ with 5x3tb shr2 setup.
running a 1819+ with 5x4tb shr2 in volume1 storage pool 1 in slots 4/5/6/7/8
wanting to put in 3x6tb in shr2 as...
So my older backup NAS, a DS412+ that I repurposed as a backup NAS after upgrading to a newer DS1015+, was starting to run a bit short on space. The existing drives were two HGST 4GB HDDs (HDN724040ALE640), one Toshiba N300 4TB drive (HDWQ140) and a remaining Seagate 3TB drive (ST3000VN000) that...
Hello: I started with a DS118 and set it up to default settings. It had three packages installed - File Station, Universal search, and OAuth service. It had a single folder - Public and everything is working fine.
So I bought a DS218 for my main server/backup. Set it up, followed the...
As my signature states I have a DS220+ with 2 Toshiba 6TB NAS Drives. 6GB RAM (Upgrade from 2GB).
I am using the NAS primarily for DATA back up...Manually right now, but will probably set something up to automate this. I also have a PLEX server running there.
I have only been up 2 days so I...