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    Raid 6 Expandability

    Hey All, I've got a question regarding expanding a RAID 6 Synology NAS. If I've got a 16 Bay NAS unit with 12 drives setup in RAID 6, can more drives of the same size be added to the same pool/volume at a later date? I understand this is a feature of SHR but with different drive sizes but am...
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    How do I increase storage capacity of old Ds211j 2x1Tb in RAID

    I’ve an old Ds211j...I must have had it at least 10 years although wasn’t used for a lot of those...with two 1Tb HDD RAID setup. How do I go about replacing the drives? I can find a decent tutorial anywhere... Will take the opportunity to get more storage at the same time. I use it mostly to...
  3. jeyare

    Question Is SHR better than RAID and When?

    There is still open question from my side: Is SHR better than RAID an when? To be sure I will use SHR1 for specific type of SHR (mentioned in Synology web as SHR), otherwise SHR is general term. Also valid for RAID. 1. SHR1 vs RAID1 - two identical disk - single disk redundancy for both of...
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    Question Expand capacity+change from basic to raid

    Good morning. I currently own a DS218 with 2 disks installed ( 2 & 6TB ) in basic mode. I want to change the 2TB one for a new 6TB and also go for a RAID1 configuration afterwards.... FYI, in the disk I want to replace, in addition to docs/pics... I have also some synology packages. What...
  5. wwwampy

    Question Adding last 2 discs to 4-bay NAS

    I ordered the last 2 WD red discs (finally) for my DS418play to fill up my NAS. So, I just add them one-by-one and that's it? What about RAID? It's ok to leave SHR? Thank you for your help.
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    Question Raid type for RS1619xs+

    I’m looking to pickup a RS1619xs+ for my business. I recently purchased a DS718+ for a client of mine, where I’m using SHR1 for raid. I like the SHR raid type because you can later add bigger drives and then expand the volume. With the xs models SHR is not available due to the fact this is...
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