storage

  1. Cyberwasp

    Where did it go

    Several months ago, I ran across a graphics display within DSM that showed a pie chart that represented the files usage on the nas. I've been searching for it but can't seem to find it. Any ideas appreciated. TIA
  2. B

    Backup Rotation and B2 storage confusion

    Greetings, I'm using Hyper Backup and Backblaze B2 storage to perform my daily backups, and I'm confused about where Hyper Backups rotation settings intersect with BackBlaze's Lifecycle settings. I currently have HB set to retain daily versions for a week, then weekly for a month, then monthly...
  3. J

    Increase storage pool size

    I am running out of space and want to upgrade one of my HD but don’t see the option to “replace drive” per the synology directions. Is there another area I need to do this. Also I have a 918+ in SHR1 running four 6TB drives. Will I get any increase in space with 1 HD or do I need to upgrade 2...
  4. A

    Storage pool Degraded-Disk replacement

    I have 2 x 6 Tb in a Shr 1 setup, one drive failed (#2). I only have 0.5 Tb used. I could get by with a 3Tb setup. Can I replace the failed disk with a 3Tb? If I go with another 6 Tb replacement I'm having trouble finding a drive on the compatibility list.i currently have WD60EFRX drives...
  5. ric0ric

    DSM 7.1 Record file access time frequency - Storage Manager does not have option to set to never

    I’m re-setting up my Synology 1621+ with larger had drives. When I go to snapshot replication I get the warning about "record file time access frequency “ is on. When I go to Storage Manager, select the storage pool then press the three dots all I get are two options: remove and settings. I...
  6. Cyberwasp

    storage pool crash!!

    Hey guys. We had an outage today and my ups took care of my system. I didn't know how long it was going to be, so I shut down everything including the nas. However, upon restarting the nas it says the storage pool is degraded. drive 1 (4tb) says," system partition fail and drive 2 (16tb) says...
  7. E

    S3 compatible Cloud Storage: BackBlaze B2 vs Storadera vs Alibaba OSS?

    Hi everyone. I have a backup setup where I have a main NAS and PCs backing up to a "backup NAS" using Hyperbackup and Active Backlup for Business respectively. Then, I am looking for backing up the "backup nas" to a cloud disk using an S3 compatible service. I am currently evaluating 3 services...
  8. R

    Storage Event About Drive Database

    In my event log on my NAS I received this notice. I couldn't find anything on what this impacts. Any idea's on what this represents?
  9. DeltaGolf

    Local Storage backup drive full, can't edit task to fix

    I have a USB drive attached to my Synology (DSM 7.1) running a backup to 'Local Storage 1'. The 8 TB drive has been filling up and now appear to be full. Hyper Backup says 'Suspended: Not enough space available on the target". Fair enough, maybe if I change the Rotation or exclude a couple of...
  10. animBacker857

    Shucking for beginners

    I'd love to hear thoughts from people here on shucking. I've been researching drives for my first NAS, and this term kept popping up. Is there something you wish you knew beforehand when starting? Would you say it's a simple process, or easy to screw up and not for beginners? (It seems alright...
  11. animBacker857

    Picking HDDs and Compatibility Advice

    Hello again. Been loving this forum and am learning a lot. I'm nearing my first NAS purchase, a Synology 1821+, and am checking Amazon for drives to get it with (have good experience with them and am unsure of other UK retailers like Scan and Box). The plan was to perhaps get 2 8TB drives to...
  12. P

    Storage pools/volumes and RAID type

    Hi, fairly new to the world of Synology NAS. I am about to take delivery of a DS920+ with 4 times 4TB. My question is about the storage pools/storage volumes. I would like to pair the hard drives as follow: one pair for business and one pair for personal stuff (for each pair there is the main...
  13. F

    Separate volume for VM storage?

    Just purchased a new RS1619xs+, inc 4 x 10TB disks & extra RAM. BACKGROUND It's intended to replace our no-longer-really-needed pair of VMware ESX hosts + storage, running several Windows servers:- file, SQL, line-of-business app, plus two domain controllers. Most data is now in the cloud...
  14. Saqr

    Requirements and considerations for IP surveillance cameras for home use

    Dears, Let me first thank your cooperation and help in this forum. A surveillance cameras project for home use is to be done. All IP cameras will be linked to a local network through a switch. A group of cameras , 5 to 10 , are mostly ONVIF compliant HIKVision cameras of 5 megapixels...
  15. Huggy

    NAS - Noisey Attached Storage

    Hey all, how's it going? So I'm hoping to get people's thoughts on the noise of my NAS and what I can do about it. I had an old big PC that I was using as Plex server/NAS which I was keeping in a shed in the garden. Long story short, we had to move. The new house is a new build of which we...
  16. H

    How do I clear NAS of old drive data?

    Had single drive storage pool in drive 8 on DS1821+ Deleted storage pool & physically ejected drive 8 but Storage manager/Drive Information still shows as present in the NAS. How do I clear NAS of old drive data? Please advise.
  17. I

    Add extra storage to volume

    Hello, I am new to a NAS Synology DS220+ and I can't figure something out. At first I had one Seagate 4TB HDD, but I want to expand my storage with another 4TB (8TB total). (The backup is done on another external HDD, which means I don't need to replicate the data.) I have bought another...
  18. T

    DSM 7.0 Time Machine backup Question, and how does my Storage look?

    Hello. I am wondering if there is a way to remove a Time Machine backup and force a completely new backup. I have 2 different MacBook Pros set up to use my DS218 for the Time Machine backups. Time Machine 2 is showing me 726GB in Storage Analyzer, but I don't under stand why it is so high...
  19. BobW

    Can you combine SSD and HDD disk into one SHR storage pool

    Hi, Question is it possible to combine 1 SSD disk and 2 HDD disk into one SHR storage pool with one volume? At the moment I have 1x 2TB SSD into storage pool 1 (volume 1) And 2x 8TB HDD into storage pool 2 (volume 2) On the SSD I have all the applications / Docker/ MailPlus-server and also the...
  20. S

    Increase storage pool and add another volume or create another storage pool?

    Morning all, Just purchased a new ds1520. Initially populated it with 3x2TB disks, created a storage pool (shr) with all three and then created a volume with all available storage. Everything is working fine. I have now installed 6TB and 8TB disks to completely populate the 5 drives. My...
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