remote access

  1. M

    DSM 7.0 Plex Remote Access switching betweeb Accessible/Inaccessible?

    Read a few threads regarding Plex connection issues but mine seems slightly different. Mum watches my Plex media from a remote location and its been working without an issue for months. She had a bit of a break and tried to watch it the other day. Would not connect, she was not logged in so...
  2. T

    SMB Access Delay to NAS Share over Open VPN, 1 min 30-45 secs

    Running the latest DSM with VPN Server. OpenVPN connections connect fine and straight away. Accessing a share on the NAS via SMB, e.g. \\\ is delayed. Takes 1 min 30-45 secs before the share above will display. All attempts before that 1 min 30-45 secs results in the usual Windows...
  3. F

    Remote Access Suddenly Stopped

    Over the weekend my remote access suddenly stopped working. I was experiencing some network issues and decided to reboot the network. I then noticed I lost remote access which has happened in the past. Normally I can get my home external IP Address, login and update DuckDNS with the new IP...
  4. Andy

    DDNS over QuickConnect?

    Bit of a newb question but if I want to give someone their own folder on my NAS and have them access it remotely, why use DDNS and port forwarding when QuickConnect will allow them to access it?
  5. A

    Bypass ISP restrictions

    Good day everyone, For quite some time I am looking for suggestions on bypassing ISP restrictions, while connecting from remote location to the NAS. So I have quite a lot of work files and some personal ones I am usually accessing while working. Since I have separate internet connetion at...
  6. A

    Quick connect doesn't work

    Hi there, I bought a synology NAS few days ago, all works great except Quick connect which normaly is simple to set up. I don't make it to connect in the internet however I can connect in local network perfectly, I tried to set up router but the check network connection say it "no UPnP router...
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    Coming Back For More on DDNS and Remote Access

    Thank you to both Rusty and WST16 for their rapid and helpful responses to my first question yesterday. Having read the recommended documents I am wiser, but not necessarily sufficiently to take meaningful action. I think I see what to do and then as I try to implement it, I remain confused. My...
  8. NSquirrel

    Thoughts on Remote Access to a NAS

    A recent discussion about powering your NAS off Pajczur: ‘Startup DS220j when scheduled shutdown’ and then Telos: ‘You need a current cert for that? O my!’ got me thinking. My NAS setup has a straight forward OpenVPN connection and 2-step via an Authenticator; both on my iPhone. Supposing I...
  9. S

    Setting up a remote access cloud for various family members - easiest way for a novice ?

    Hi there. My last Synology NAS purchase was years ago and I now have a new DS1019+ on order. Hoping everything arrives in a week or so and I can start set up. One of the things I want to achieve is to assign 4 family members with a 1TB folder each that they can read/write access remotely...
  10. WST16

    Info Common ports

    According to a networking utility I’m using, all of the below are considered common ports. Avoid using them unless you must (e.g. 25, 80, 443). 1, 7, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 42, 43, 53, 69, 79, 80, 88, 106, 110, 111, 113, 115, 119, 123, 135, 137, 138, 139, 143, 161, 177, 194, 311, 379, 389, 427...
  11. WST16

    Tutorial DS VPN Server OpenVPN configuration

    WST16 submitted a new resource: DS VPN Server OpenVPN configuration - OpenVPN to access LAN Read more about this resource...
  12. WST16

    Tutorial DS VPN Server OpenVPN configuration

    Difficulty: medium Prerequisites: router port forwarding knowledge and a high-level understanding of the DS firewall is recommended. Hi, In this guide I’ll share how I configured my VPN Server package to allow access to my DS and LAN (with the firewall enabled). If you’ve enabled remote...