1. Cyberwasp

    vpn router setup

    Hey everybody. I finally setup the Synology VPN and can access it from the outside. Unfortunately, my Netgear routers upnp picked up the address plus others making my NAS open to everyone. If I disabled Upnp on the router and put the vpn port in the regular port forwarding, will that resolve...
  2. R

    Newbie needs help with setup.

    I'm totally new to Synology and am upgrading from a WD Mycloudmirror box that's faulty. Setup of a DS 218 went as expected but I later got lost in a cascade of usernames and passwords, I use a password manager that got equally confused. Right now I can log into my account but can't login to the...
  3. F

    Unable to setup RAID6 or SHR2

    Hi guys, I've just turned on my new DS1821+ and I've installed 4 (also new) Seagate Exos 14Tb. Now I'm trying to setup the system (first setup) a SHR2 but the storage manager is telling me that my NAS down not support RAID6 neither SHR2. 1) is that possible? 2) may I choose raid 5 and then...
  4. Cyberwasp

    mail plus setup.

    Hey guys. Years ago I bought an email client called Eudora which had served me well until recently. My current isp has change ports and there's not a way to change it in Eudora. I've tried unsuccessfully to get mail plus to link to my isp to get my mail, "I hate web mail." Can anyone first...
  5. J

    DSM 7.0 How to setup Photos and NOT get duplicates?

    Hello brains 🧠 I´ve used my Synology DS220+ for several months now and I´ve been really satisfied. BUT suddenly I noticed that all my photos and media creates a copy of themself on my non-mirrored drive. Every media has double the size within the same drive. Not mirrored that is. Is it possible...
  6. Saqr

    Setup DDNS Service on NAS

    Dears, Is it possible to self-host and setup a DDNS service ? A NAS-level DDNS and not a router-level DDNS. I suppose this includes a software that works in server role, on my NAS device, at my local network. What would be the benefits and costs ? Will it require first a local DNS server too ...
  7. Saqr

    Continue with single NAS setup or add another ?

    Dears, At last, I managed to build a home LAN. The LAN includes a NAS device and two IP cameras as of now. I am in the middle of cameras setup and want to know if the current setup will function well or it is better to add another NAS device. Inventory : 1. POE Switch of 16 ports 2. NAS...
  8. rajalot

    After a system partition failure and just avoiding major data loss, I'm looking for some advice on the best configuration/RAID setup for my DS218Play!

    Hey everyone - hope you've been keeping safe and well :) I recently experienced a System Partition Failure due to a dislodged drive - therefore reverting the volume to Read only status. I had a single volume configuration, with a JBOD Raid Type. So after spending a good week and a half copying...
  9. M

    Best solution for DDNS setup

    Hi there, I just moved internet providers and am now back on a dynamic IP address (after many years with a static IP address). I host a few web sites using my DS 720+ and wondered what the best approach to DDNS is. I have set up the Synology DDNS and have a address which works...
  10. G

    Drive ShareSync Syncing Everything First Time Setup

    I have Synology Drive ShareSync setup to do a one-way sync. DS1513+ -> DS1019+ If I add/delete something on the DS1513, I want that change to be reflected on the DS1019. I just set it up and it is synchronizing EVERYTHING I have setup in my folder (1000+ files). As this folder was already...
  11. B

    best cache setup for pair of ssd cards

    I have used a 512Gb NVMe card for cache, and soon will acquire one more. I have run cache advisor which suggests at least 1Tb for cache. Most of the large operations are reading not writing. Most bulk writes occur through slow transmissions, such as over residential fiber uplink. The system runs...
  12. P

    Run Plex server on PC or NAS given network setup

    Hello all. First time post. I’m more of an A/V guy than a computer guy but I’ve done pretty well and I’m happy with my current set up (Plex and network). But I need more storage (and redundancy) so I’m considering buying a NAS. Before I screw things up I’d like to get your...
  13. ed.j

    Firewall setup - is this OK?

    I would like to know that my firewall is setup correctly and despite doing lots of reading it's always helpful to have a sense check. I know that the firewall is not entirely necessary if your router has a firewall, which mine does - but I'd still like to make sure because I don't fully trust it...
  14. V

    DS920+ - Could use some help with setup and Installation

    Hello !! Id like to thank those, who responded to my questions in the previous thread and help me decide on my first NAS. Ive decided to purchase the Synology DS920+ ( id be hoping Synology announce an upgrade in the coming days before i make the dive ) Ive been browsing forums and videos...
  15. horizonerix

    DSM 6.2 MailServer, Router Setup - need serious help

    Hi, I'm a bit new on setting up the Synology Mail Server and can't get it to work properly :-( . Guess config of router or ISP isn't ok and need help and support. NAS DS218+ running DSM 6.2.4, WAN cable modem with router using 10.0.0.x, another Synology router RT1900c running SRM 1.2.5...
  16. E

    Question on my setup

    Hi guys, Sorry for the n00b question... I have a DS420 with probably an unusual JBOD setup (don't ask). I have drives in bayss 1, 2 & 3 (bay 4 is free). Each drive is it's own volume (ext4) in it's own storage pool.. so 3 drives, 3 slots, 3 storage pools, 3 volumes). Drives are all in use with...
  17. C

    Can't set up Hyper Backup remote NAS backup.

    Hello, I have a DS1815+ running DSM 7.0.1, that I would like to backup to a DS920+ running DSM 7.0.1. I installed Hyper Backup Vault on the 920 and have it running, I created a shared folder on the 920 to store the backup files. I open Hyper Backup on the 1815, select new data backup task...
  18. S

    WD Degraded Drive Problem - Relatively new to NAS Synology so please bear with me. I bought and setup a Synology 216 and installed two 2 new X 4TB WD

    The two drives are set up as 2 p00ls SHR, btrfs Drive 1 has 3.6 TB free and Drive 2 has 3.5 TB free Drive 1 pool 1 is showing as DEGREDATED With only two available drives available how do I repair Drive 1 which has the system software on it ? Thanks and regards for any help
  19. A

    2x3TB Raid 0 Setup

    I have 2 x 3TB raid 0 from my previous WD Duo Book. The WD Duo Book is damaged and i bought a DS1621xs+ intend to replace it. How can i setup so can read from my previous 3tb raid HDDs without losing the data? Thank you
  20. kappclark

    User home directories setup

    I need help setting up permissions for user directories... I want to set permissions for each user inside the homes directory...can only do this if user home directory is at root.. Not sure I explained it right..I can put up a diagram