Solved lost data

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Solved lost data

I installed Drive Server but when I uninstalled it I also deleted all my data (I ticked the option to delete the system database not realising it also meant delete the user database!). How to rebuild it please? I have 3 x 10tb in raid 5 in a single data folder with 4.5Tb of data.


Synology, TrueNAS
Operating system
  1. Linux
  2. Windows
there is an option - data restoration - painful process for non-skilled person, but you can do it.
What kind of Filesystem ext3,ext4 or btrfs?

Never tried for the Drive (uninstalled).
RS820+, DS718+
Operating system
  1. Windows
Mobile operating system
  1. iOS
Solved, data was there but permissions and cache issues prevented it being seen. Thanks to all.

Phewww skating on thin ice there. I thought it was gone on you. Glad you got it back. How did you find out it was a permission and cache issue?
I raised a ticket on the Synology forum. They asked for access so I created a new admin account and when I checked it I could then see the missing "data" folder and all its contents! I checked my two original DS admin accounts and discovered that view access for "data" on one of them (the one I guess I had used) had not been ticked! However when I connected to the DS from my Mac I still couldn't see "data". Synology ticket guy advised it was probably cache so I should reboot the Mac. Bingo!

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