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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
  5. 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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
  9. 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...
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    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...
  11. 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.