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  1. Q

    Just sync a local folder to a NAS server - Hard to find!

    That's it. Seems simple - I (& colleagues) want to be able to select one or more folders in a local directory, right click and sync TO a selectable folder within a predefined "Team" directory on my NAS. There seem to be a lot of sync & backup apps & tricks but I haven't found this simple - &...
  2. Q

    Cloud Sync Not Deleting Folders on the Cloud

    So I have set up one-way sync from my NAS to Google Drive and OneDrive. But I found out that the old folders on the cloud are not removing by Cloud Sync? Source: Synology: RootFolderX Destination: Google Drive/OneDrive: RootFolderX After the sync: Data inside Synology...
  3. K

    Question Shared Folder Sync permissions

    Hi all, I'm using the Shared Folder Sync feature to replicate shared folders between 2 NAS devices (shocker!). The problem I'm having is that the permissions on the replicated folders (on the 'target' NAS) are changed or reset after each sync. I want to be able to access / copy data from the...
  4. jono

    Synology Drive vs Resilio Sync

    I use Drive between various computers, iPhones, and iPads to my DS1019+, but I've noticed when setting it up on a new computer (all the different synced folders) it takes days for it finish syncing. This week on my MacBook Pro Drive seemed to lose it's settings so I've had to set up all my...
  5. C

    Solved Auto sync files edited on iPad

    I am trying to migrate to using an iPad to replace a laptop for personal and debugging problems. One area I have not been able to fix is auto-sync files updated on iPad back to NAS using Drive. Obviously this works fine on laptop (MacOS or Windows) and I know iPadOS does not manage files in the...
  6. tekguru

    Cloud Sync encryption?

    I'm using Cloud Sync to sync Onedrive & Onedrive for Business to the NAS inside various non-encrypted folder shares. When I set up the sync tasks I didn't choose the option to encrypt the process. I'm wondering now whether I should have done that. Thoughts please guys...
  7. RoCaRay

    Question Shared Folder Sync Alternatives

    I'm looking for the most straightforward method to perform one-way sync of about 30TB between a DS3617xs and a DS3018xs (both with Btrfs) on a 10G Local Network. Mostly archived media files with occasional additions - and very rare deletions. We require a (read-only) 'mirror' image of the...
  8. T

    Shared folder sync from Synology to QNAP

    I have a Synology DS418 and a QNAP TS-431P sitting in the same closet plugged into the same router. My goal is for the QNAP to act as a backup for the Synology, in case the controller board fails or the power supply melts, etc. I have a share "Filez" on both, with the same data. When I make...
  9. D

    Cloud Sync vs. Drive for Google Drive Sync

    I'm currently using Cloud Sync to backup some photo directories on my DS218+ to my Google Drive. Been using Cloud Sync for this purpose for a while and it is working as expected. I don't need access to the backed up files other than what I have now, from my Google Drive, from my NAS. Is...
  10. D

    Solved Move Cloud Sync from old to new NAS w/out starting over? Or other possiblities?

    I've completed migrating all content to my new DS218+ from DS212. I had cloud sync to google set up for my photos on the DS212. Ideally there is a way to enable the same sync on the new DS218+ w/out it going nuts and trying to re-copy everything (we're talking >60,000 photos) up to the Google...
  11. C

    Synology calendar sync to Google calendar or Apple calendar?

    Is there a way to synch the Synology Calendar to Google Calendar or Apple Calendar? Why? Amazon Alexa. We use the Synology Calendar for each individual family member and would like to link them to Amazon Alexa. Unfortunately, only Google, Microsoft, Apple and MS Exchange can be linked to...
  12. N

    NFS failover with shared folder sync/replication?

    Hi There! I have a couple of Synology NAS currently and I wondered whether there was a way to sync NAS1 shared folder A to NAS2 shared folder A such that, if NAS1 goes down, NFS (and potentially CIFS, etc) connections from clients would automatically failover to NAS2? I'm aware of Synology...
  13. V

    Solved Why Linux Mint 19 sync status overlay icons not visible, but are in Ubuntu 18.04

    The check mark, spinning arrows etc. that the Synology Drive sync client applies to files and folders don't appear in LM Cinnamon 19.3, but do for the same files when I boot instead to Ubuntu 18.04 on the same machine. I see this behavior on two completely different machines that both have both...
  14. atrisk

    Cloud Sync and Notifications

    I would like to get notifications (like hyper backup can do - email and text) about the status of Cloud Sync if something goes wrong? Does anyone know if that is possible? I use Backblaze for cloud backup and for the most part, it is rock solid but sometimes it stops working and I won't know...
  15. Shoop

    Question DSM time out of sync in UI

    Hi all, A few weeks ago I noticed while working on my BitWardenRS installation that something was wrong with the time set on the DSM UI. Not sure since when it started to be out of sync but even though I have the timezone set to the right location it shows 1h less than it actually is (see...
  16. a.wright

    Question Hyperbackup (Single Version) vs Cloud Station Sync

    Hi, I hope this is the most appropriate place given my question, apologies if not. I am re-building my entire server system and have two servers that are dedicated to media storage (one for original files and one which runs Plex). Some of the files on the Plex NAS are copies of the originals...
  17. S

    Question Where do I point the client for the Drive sync reassociation: My Drive or Team Folder?

    Where do I point the client for the sync reassociation: my drive or team folder? I'm trying to reassociate a client computer to the Synology Drive Server sync. The client was syncing to Synology without issues, but was reinstalled after the drive had to be replaced. I opened the Synology Drive...
  18. D

    Folder sync between 2 users

    Hello guys! I'm trying to create a shared folder for different registered users on my DSM. Ideally, we need something similar to Dropbox. That is, users have folders on their laptops that they could sync/share with another (selected) users. I understand, there is a chance that those shared...
  19. T

    Cloud Sync constantly Connecting

    Just recently my Cloud Sync connection constantly shows its status as “connecting” along with all the sync task (around 10 of them) also showing “connecting”. The sync tasks appear to actually be working though. I’m syncing various folders with OneDrive and have been for a number of years. I’re...
  20. jeyare

    Cloud Sync between NAS and MS One Drive

    I tried establish new Cloud Sync tasks with new customer, as usual. They use MS One Drive for share with us. Our operation point is Syno Drive 2.0. My experiences: - sync from local Syno Drive to Syno Drive server site (NAS) is fast (150Mbps upload) - sync from Syno Drive (NAS) to MS One Drive...
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