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  1. pajczur

    Best concept to NAS setup for newbies?

    Hello, I am totally new in NAS world. My NAS is DS220j with drives: - Seagate Exos 10TB; - Seagate Exos 4TB; And now I have really big headache with configuration all of that. To use RAID1 or to use RAID0? Or to use both drives as a separate basic drives? I invented my own concept. Please...
  2. NAS Newbie

    How do I manually create/setup containers for use in Docker?

    So I'm really struggling with some of the apps in docker that require variable editing, folder mapping, SSH, and/or Docker Compose work prior to being able to fulling configure the container. I simply do not understand all of the commands necessary. In this thread, I have managed to get to the...
  3. one-eyed-king

    Any interest in docker-compose templates? (with NextCloud example)

    A while ago I was tinkering around and created a simple templating for NextCloud. If you are not alergic to the shell (could be started with a scheduled task as well though), the steps are quite easy: 1. extract zip in a subfolder of a share 2. modify mandatory varables in render.sh 3. make...
  4. L

    Transdrone setup for Download station help

    I need help setting up transdrone Android app to manage torrents in download station.
  5. aGraphicz

    Open VPN setup

    Hi there I was trying to setup Open VPN for my Syno in the office so I can remotely access my files also from home and I am at the step where I need to edit the VPNConfig.ovpn file. In the specific this -> "replace YOUR_SERVER_IP with public IP of your DiskStation." I am using MacOS It's...
  6. O

    SMB setup on Android via foldersync app

    Hi. Does anyone know how to access my Synology nas via SMB protocol through foldersync app or similar ? I don't know what I need to enter in "Connection field" Thanks for help ☺️
  7. G

    Basic VPN Setup?

    A very basic setup and configuration question about local network topology to use a DS218 NAS for VPN. I have a router+firewall at the entry point to my house, and then it feeds into a 24-port HP 1920s switch, which then fans out connections to all the rooms and devices in the house (some with...
  8. R

    I want my NAS to be connected to two different networks.

    I looked up this up a bit and they talked about using static routing on the NAS to achieve this, how would I set that up? I need some help setting up the networks on the ds418play. The ds418 has two lan ports. ideally I would like network traffic to look like this: Lan1 port -> 192.168.10.1...
  9. D

    Question about dual networks

    I have inherited an IT department that has a rackstation rs812rp+ this is set up in windows AD domain xxx.com, and I believe also has an iscsi lun hosting vmware backup snapshots. As far as I can tell, this is all done on lan1 (IP 172.18.x.x) - as no traffic was present on lan2's ip, and...
  10. itsjasper

    Question Dual NAS setup over two locations

    Throwing this open to the brains trust..! My current NAS setup is a DS918+ which runs a weekly Shared Folder Sync to a second DS918+ unit at the same location, and an offsite backup performed monthly to a DS718+. This has worked flawlessly since inception. My usage is mainly storage and some...
  11. Y

    Synology NAS Comskip setup?

    Hi, so I bought a Synology DS220j NAS unit mainly for Time Machine backups since my Unraid Tower was never stable with that. Gotta say, after finding instructions to set that up its been rock solid so far *knocks on wood*. I installed the Community Package Center and found Comskip in there...
  12. S

    Question Remote connection setup wizard stopped working

    I've had a Microsoft Onedrive mapped through FileStation for some time today I found it was no longer accessible, while still displayed selecting it from the folder tree in Filestation just resulted in an endless 'Please wait'. So I disconnected it and attempted to start over through Tools >...
  13. R

    Photos file structure & general setup

    I'm looking to put all my CR2 raws on the nas presently on the mac I have a file structure of year/month/date folders Should I abandon that file structure and throw everything on using Moments? Im trying Drive Client but can't get a connection from the mac (only Drive client giving issues) Any...
  14. jono

    Setup & run a VM on an external SSD?

    I have a spare USB3 external SSD, and wanted to try setting up a VM on it (in the thinking that it might be a little faster than on the Synology's spinning disks). After plugging the SDD into the Synology then creating a new VM it only shows the option to use the storage I created previously...
  15. B

    Brand new DiskStation DS418 received today, need help with setup

    I've got the software installed and everything seems to be working. Watched the installation video on the intro page of this forum. Everything was OK until I got to the "Pool" configuration part. My software does not match what I saw in the video about RAID configurations. Any links to the...
  16. D

    Setup ds218+ for automated downloads

    Hi I am pretty new to Synology Nas got my first 1 about a week ago and would like to setup automated series and film downloads on it I have transmission up and running via the package installer was wondering if anyone could help with a guide from start to finish setting up an automated series...
  17. R

    can use help with a dual router setup

    Folks, I currently have a "dual router" setup on my home network, so I can have both VPN and non-VPN connections: 1st 192.168.0.1 - primary router (ie. connected to the internet service provider); wi-fi network that is non-vpn 2nd 192.168.1.1 - secondary VPN router (vpn configuration provided...
  18. jeyare

    Info Security and your DSM setup

    follow my short research: 45 588 Syno NASes accessible from WAN by standard HTTP (5000) port 54% of them have opened UPnP 7% of them have opened FTP and people are crazy with SMB1, look here check your IP and what “they” know about you at Shodan.io Our mission here is providing a knowledge...
  19. jeyare

    Setup consideration: NAS Disks vs LAN Environment

    link to this Resource: - how to simple measure a performance of your disk(s) in NAS - how to setup LAN related performance for your disk setup
  20. oRBIT

    Reinstalling my DS918+, hints for setup?

    I'm going to reinstall my DS918+ and I am looking for good hints on the setup. Currently I've got 3x6TB and 1x1TB SSD (two volumes) but I'm interested in how other people have setup their NAS'es. On my NAS I store a quite alot of movies (running Plex) and lots of photos/homevideos mainly which...
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