1. Joseb

    Info Storage Update

    I have 2TB of data on my DS-218+. They are on two 6TB drives. My question is: I just deleted 40gb of duplicate files. But my Storage show the same 2.12 used and 3.12 available. Why didn't it go to something like 2.09 used and 3.15 available? Or does it take time to catch up to changes...
  2. M

    Can not expand storage size

    Hi All, I am new user to synology, I have ds718+ installed with 2 hard disk ( 6tb and 8tb ) when i expand it with SHR it show only 5tb total storage. How i can expand the size.
  3. chenks

    Question storage increase options

    so i bought my DS1019+ at the end of December 2019, with 5 x 4TB Seagate IronWolf Drives. set up 1 volume RAID 5 BTRFS giving me total capacity of 14TB (approx). all great, and i'll never use up all the space.... so i thought. but as they say, they more space you have the more space you end up...
  4. A

    DS-718+ or DS-220+ for basic file storage?

    Hello, I am new to NAS but not new to the IT field. I am looking for a simple solution to store pics/vids on a network attached storage device where I will retrieve them once in a while. My main need is a simple shared folder where I can create a folder structure as I organize my random files...
  5. vtsakiris

    USB Stick or SD for system database?

    What you prefer speed-wise as a storage device for system database on a RT2600ac - USB stick or SD card is there any penalty using any of the above devices compared to one another especially for threat prevention? what you people use? BTW this is an amazing forum, everybody here is super...
  6. A

    Question Multiple storage pools for different levels of redundancy

    I have a new NAS with 2 2TB drives. I plan on using it for 2 main purposes, as a photo storage backup, and as a media server (probably Plex). For my photo storage I'd like to have redundancy in case of drive failure, but it's not necessary for the media server files. Is there a way to create 2...
  7. C

    DS218J Max disks / storage?

    Hello I was considering maybe migrating the board etc. to a larger case and adding a SATA card to expand beyond the 2 disks possible off the shelf. Is it feasible to add more than 2 disks? (i.e. will the board etc. support them?) Is there a limit on the amount of storage supported? Any...
  8. L

    Question Storage manager S.M.A.R.T. Test did not complete

    My log file indicated some bad block on a 3tb drive so i started up a SMART extended test last evening. At about 1am it was 90% complete. This morning it was still at 90% with no change over the next few hours. My unit is a DS1813+ with DSM 6.2.2-24922 Update 4. System status shows healthy and...
  9. M

    Set up help DS1019 on imac for storage

    Hello! I just bought a DS1019 and need help choosing the best set up options for it. I am coming from a drobo which was easy to set up, but after several problems with the support for Drobo I've decided to make the switch to Synology. I know Synology can do way more than my drobo which was a...
  10. L

    Synology DS3612xs and Hetzner Storage Box rsync - Hyper Backup

    Hello everyone. Today I tried to rsync my Synology with a Hetzner Storage Box, using Hyper Backup, but without any success. On the Hetzner Wiki, the storage boxes are compatible with rsync on port 23. Tried with rsync, it works. With Hyper Backup, it does not work. When I try to click on...
  11. a.wright

    Question Cannot Expand SHR Storage Pool

    Hi, Following a critical HDD failure at the weekend, I decided that I would setup my DS415Play again with SHR rather than just single storage pools on each of the 4 disks that are installed. When I originally set up the DS415, I was testing various packages such as Plex so didn't pay much...
  12. A

    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...
  13. L

    Moving a storage pool & volumes

    Apologies for the long post... I have 4 Disk Stations. A 1813+ Currently my main file server and time capsule. It has 2 storage pools. One is 4 drives & the other 3 drives plus a hot spare. A 1813+ Not working... hangs after running a while - might try a power supply replacement. It was the...
  14. G

    Degraded storage

    I did a restart on my DS718+ this evening, when it came back up it was in a disk 1 degraded status. I ran the smart checks and it said that disk 1 has failed. I’ve attached the desktop storage manager screenshots. I’ve had smart test scheduled and nothing has picked up until the restart. Some...
  15. Imcon

    How to analyze storage ussage on Synology with BTRFS?

    I'll ask an old question: How to analyze storage ussage on Synology? The easy answer from someone not very experienced can be - use the Storage Analyzer. If you ever tried to used it on a system with btrfs and advanced data deduplication, you know that it in not really usefull. For example my...
  16. S

    Question Storage pool in crash and blocked after disk replacement. What to do?

    Hello, a few days ago I replaced one of the DS216j disks as it had bad sectors. I used WD's RMA procedure. After reinserting the new disk and restarting the NAS, I selected the repair storage pool command. After a few minutes an error occurred and the NAS asked to restart. After rebooting the...
  17. 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.