storage

  1. TrevorH

    DSM 7.0 Degraded Storage pool/volume options

    Hi, I setup my DS920+ yesterday and after a bit of faffing around, got it recognised on my network. Everything was fine, but when I got up there was a storage pool/volume degraded alert and 1 of the HDD was no longer recognised. As I’d setup 1 pool incorporating all 3 HDD I appear to be stuck...
  2. akahan

    Storage Manager Change in DSM7?

    In DSM6, I was able to see a nice graphical representation of the cache usage for my SSD cache - I'm pretty sure it was in Storage Manager. But in DSM7, I can no longer find it; is it gone, or did it move someplace obscure?
  3. G

    Recover Data from removed storage pool

    Hi everyone. First post here on Synoforum so hope this is the right spot. I have a DS916+ which had 4x 4TB drives in a Raid 5 config. I purchased 4x 8TB drives to upgrade the system as was at 92% of capacity. So was going to simply just replace one drive at a time and let system rebuild but...
  4. J

    DSM 6.2 Expanding storage space and changing RAID type

    Hello. I'm trying to do two things - replace half of my old, small drives with new, larger drives, and change my RAID type from RAID 6 to SHR. My NAS is an 1817+ running DSM 6.2.4. It has eight bays, all full of 4TB drives, in one storage pool, in a RAID 6 array. I have four new 8TB drives...
  5. D

    m.2 for storage

    Can I use the M.2 slot in my 920+ for storage or are they only for caching? I have 1 m.2 for read cache but I'm thinking of a 2tb for more storage.
  6. M

    C2 Storage Will CS2 Storage support protocols like WebDAV/SFTP?

    Unless rclone/restic supports CS2 natively it would be great to at least use WebDAV/SFTP - I could not find any information about this? Anyone know?
  7. C

    Moments storage

    I was just wondering why the app, "Moments," stores 2 copies of the photos in the Home and Homes folder? TIA
  8. P

    How to remove excess drives from storage pool and increase capacity?

    I have a 4-bay DS918+ which was originally configured with 2 drives in SHR (1 drive redundancy). I needed more space, so I added 2 more drives. My goal was to have more storage space, and still to have duplicate drives. I mistakenly chose to "convert single volume storage pool to multiple...
  9. C

    Adding Storage - DS920+

    This question is for future knowledge. Have had my NAS DS920+ for a couple of days and with the help of a few members here, I now have my PC backing up to the nas on the fly! Currently my DS920 has 2, 4tb iron claw drives which the second is mirroring the first using SHR, "Think that's the...
  10. S

    Hyper Backup to Azure Storage - migration

    Hello, On my previous NAS DS412+ I have a Hyper Backup configured backing up files from a file share to Azure storage. Recently I upgraded to a new DS420+ with new HDD. I copied all the data to the new NAS. Is it possible to transfer the Hyper Backup job to the new NAS and link this with the...
  11. L

    Multiple Storage Pools and SSD Cache

    Hi, I’ve got a DS1520+ (5 bay) with 5 x 4TB HDDs, and 2 Samsung 970 Evos as cache. I’ve just attached the DX517 expansion unit and installed 5 x 10TB HDDs in there. Unfortunately I made the mistake of simply expanding my original storage pool and consequently, the new 10TB drives are now only...
  12. J

    Video editing storage suggestions for 2-3 editors

    Hi all, nice to meet you! I was just hoping to get some recommendations to help me get started in my research for a storage solution for our office. Myself and another colleague are video editors (Adobe Suite), we generally edit fairly high resolution media, up to 8k resolution, so fast...
  13. D

    More storage in my NAS

    I have two 4TB drives in my DS216J NAS. I am not using RAID. These drives are pooled as Volume1, so I have about 7.25 TB available. Naturally, all of this data is backed up. I want to add more space. 1) Can I just replace one of the drives with an 8TB (and restore the data), or will this mess up...
  14. fredbert

    Data scrubbing in Storage Manager

    Have been alerted [scared] by @jeyare about RAID 5 (SHR-1) potential for failure during rebuild due to unrecoverable read error (URE) when accessing disk sectors. The likelihood of this occurring increases the larger the RAID size. So given that in RAID 5 you have to reconstruct the missing data...
  15. T

    Your NAS Storage is almost FULL

    Hi guys, I have a Synology DS218+ with 3 TB x 2 (SHR-1), and till yesterday I had 80% free space. Today, I tried to start to try a plex solution on it, and I copied a large folder of 1080p movies on it. When I get the message "Your storage is almost full" (91% of space is full!), I deleted...
  16. D

    Noob question...how is the storage for Active backup decided

    Hi, I can't seem to find this in the manual although I am speed-scanning... I went round yesterday and installed the agent on 13 devices. That was meant to be part 1 of a 'satged' approach and today I was going to see how they backup, how long it takes etc and gather as much information before...
  17. jeyare

    SD card reviews for your photo NAS workflow (from the card to your storage)

    there is one basic principle: when you need copy of your data from a SD card (camera) to your NAS through your desktop/laptop, just think about the SD card performance heavy bottleneck in this case. Nothing will help you, even USB-C, TB3 or 10GB Eth, when your SD card is able to perform...
  18. O

    Moments - how to change storage volume

    Hi i'm new to synology (xpeonology). I have created XPeonology nas on my server which has two volumes 1 is 100gb where the moments is installed and data is stored currently. I would like to change the moments storage to Volume2 which is 3tb in size. So, i would like to use this volume to...
  19. vwq47

    Adding USB storage to a DS218j - newbie questions

    A couple of years ago I finally decide to buy a NAS unit for my home PC and that of my wife to back up appropriate files/folders, some of which are decades old. I also wanted to store copies of photographs and other documents that were accumulating on cameras and Google Drive etc. Some of this...
  20. dzunk

    File Storage space not released after deletion

    Background I am abandoning Synology Drive for Backup and moving to GoodSync. I am gradually deleting the files/folders in the Synology Drive backup as I get them backed up to the GoodSync shared folder. There is a chunk of files that I have deleted (5TB) from Synology Drive, but none of the...
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