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  1. fredbert

    VPN Plus Server Synology extends free VPN Plus licences until 2021

    VPN Plus, VPN Access and Site-to-Site VPN will continue to be free to purchase Bellevue, WA—September 17, 2020— On April 6th, Synology made VPN Plus licenses free to acquire through the end of September 2020. Today, Synology has decided to extend that time frame until September 30, 2021.1 In...
  2. W

    Router Admin Password - Change without a Reset?

    While running the initial Security Scan on the 2600, It showed two items... one being the ADMIN password as "weak".... When initially setting up the 2600, I opted for the LAN / Ethernet instead of Wi-Fi. I believe because of this, I was not prompted to use the default password from the label...
  3. W

    Keeping Mapped Drive Assignments + Credentials after Router Replacement

    In Windows 10 (Home) I have a DS215J that has several Mapped Drives via my Network. Awaiting arrival of the my first RT2600ac (MR2200ac backordered till Sunday) and would like to make this a smooth transition. I've attempted to implement MESH in the past, and it was a nightmare with defective...
  4. D

    Question Contemplating NAS on an old router

    Hi all I have an old Airport Extreme that works, both net and USB, however it does not show under Network in my win10 explorer. An IP scanner finds it as 10.0.1.1. Trying that IP in a browser tab does not open it. My question is how to find out if the router will support the NAS, before its...
  5. L

    Using a Western Digital MyCloud in place of Diskstation?

    Hello to all, this is the first forum of any kind I have ever joined, and, I am not sure this is the right one to post my question. If not would aomwonw kindly point me in the right direction? I have owned the 2600ac router for about 2 years now and presently can't afford a diskstation but I do...
  6. L

    Suggestions for investigating mesh connection issues?

    My home network uses one RT2600ac and two MR2200ac's with wired backhauls. In general things work well, but there are a few areas where devices will periodically lose their connection to the Internet. Can anyone recommend any tools or make other suggestions as to how I might figure out what's...
  7. N

    Solved Basic SRM Ipv6 config

    Hi all, I am struggling with basic IPv6 config on my MR2200. I don't know a lot about this and have made some research on the web, but the info I found concerns advanced problems only and didn't help me. Synology's User Manual doesn't help either. So, maybe someone here can help by answering...
  8. B

    RT-1900ac drops connection every day at 9am and midnight

    I have an RT-1900ac that disconnects from the internet every day at 9am and midnight for about 15 seconds. I can live with the one at midnight, but working from home and teleconferencing makes the 9am disconnect very troublesome. I've verified that it's the router, as I've connected an older...
  9. johntdavis

    Solved IPv6 Static IP for Device on Internal Network?

    Hello, I'm trying to set up a pi-hole container on docker installed on a Raspberry Pi on my system. I need to figure enter the machine's local IPv6 address in the docker-compose.yml file for pi-hole, and I'm stumped. As far as I can tell, the machine has two IPv6 addresses on eth0: 2: eth0...
  10. jeyare

    Home Router Security Report 2020 by Fraunhofer institut Germany

    here you can read full report by German Fraunhofer institut as was discussed many times here there is better spend 250-300USD/Eur for proper and secure router, than use “routers” from ISPs or cheap budget purchase. Otherwise you can write to your WAN Gateway: “Welcome all visitors here”...
  11. horizonbrave

    RT2600ac DHCP reservation troubles

    Hi, just manually updated to SRM 1.2.4-8081 and trying to do a DHCP reservation for a Nvdia Shield TV device (set on DHCP of course). I can add it to reservation but if I edit the IP address it won't preserve the change. Please any idea? Many thanks
  12. horizonbrave

    RT2600ac misterious DHCP reservation entry which I cannot delete

    Hi, there's a DHCP reservation entry that I cannot delete. Even after selecting it and clicking on remove it shows up again immediately. I never created it. Is it from the router itself or the modem maybe? The IP is 192.168.1.156 I just deleted its entry from "DHCP List" and it doesn't show up...
  13. B

    Re-Mounting USB Drive - RT2600ac

    So I’ve just bought the RT2600 and attached a WD portable USB drive to it. It’s formatted for MacOS extended and everything is working great and very quickly for streaming to my AppleTV. Hibernation must not be supported as logs show it’s waking up every ten minutes through the night. I can...
  14. NAS Newbie

    Recommend me a home router...

    Not sure if this is the right forum, but I'll be looking for a new home network setup soon. Would the synology router or an ubiquiti setup be better for the jobs below? 1. Basic home networking. Streaming movies, music, accessing files on NAS. 2. Ease of setup with my Ds918 plus. I want to...
  15. J

    rt2600ac Flashing Green

    My Synology rt2600ac router's status light is flashing green. It never goes solid. The manual says that this means "finding device". There's no USB or printer or anything connected. I cannot access the device. http://192.168.1.1:8000 does not connect. The other status lights seems to work...
  16. horizonbrave

    found a way to add NordVPN in my Synology router but it just enable it for all traffic...

    Hi, so finally found a way to add my VPN account into my synology router (network center > Internet > VPN Settings) Now I wonder what about if I want it to enable only for certain devices (connected through wireless)? Many thanks for hints!
  17. okeeffemarc

    RT2600ac when running a VPN on my router, can i target just Download station and nothing else?

    I know I can put my DS918+ IP through a VPN, using my router, whilst letting everything else in my network run on the WAN connection. However I find that when I try to remotely stream media from my NAS on Plex or DS Video, it is very slow and laggy due to not being able to port forward. The VPN...
  18. B

    HELP!! Synology MR2200ac and RT2600ac and LAN

    Hiya, Got these today and set them up but seem to be having a major issue with the LAN port. I had Google WiFi before and I plugged in a ethernet hub into each puck in each room. However when I plug in the hubs into the 2600ac and the 2200ac it does not work and the ethernet devices won't...
  19. Rusty

    SRM Update SRM 1.2.4-8081 update

    Version: 1.2.4-8081 (2020-06-18) Important Note The update will be available for selected regions within the following weeks, although the release time in each region may vary slightly. What's New Added support for adding Wi-Fi points to a mesh Wi-Fi system via Ethernet cables during the...
  20. S

    Force use of NAT-PMP instead of uPnP with your non-synology router.

    I hope this thread doesn't devolve into a uPnP crucifixion discussion, that has been covered before. But here goes. For those of that you need for some reason to use the function in Synology NAS that opens uPnP ports - don't, use this alternative instead. Some of you will be lucky and find that...
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