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Synology DS1010+ shows degraded under status

As the title says I've got an error on my friend's NAS this evening. Even when I check that disk, it said that it's "abnormal" under smart test but the status shows "Not initialized". Under the ...
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SSH with no password (passwordless) on Synology DSM 5 as other (non-root) user

I'm trying to ssh into my Synology disk station without a password (public key authentication), but as non-root. When I try to ssh as root without password, it works. Following the exact same steps ...
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Very slow volume expand on Synology ds2413+

I've posted this elsewhere on the internet aswell, and will obviously reply in both places if a proper solution is found. I am attempting to expand SHR volumne (2x4TB, 1x2TB) with additional 4TB ...
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How to enable SMB2 on Synology DS508

I have a Synology DS508 box. It is running latest Synology DSM 4.0 with ipkg installed. Recently I've upgraded my Mac to Maverics, and I want to switch from using AFP to access my shares on Synology ...
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How do I recover data from only a single drive in RAID 1 setup on Synology DS214+ NAS?

I'm doing this so I know how to recover my data in case the NAS itself dies out and I'm only left with just a single drive from the 2nd bay (or from the 1st bay). Setup Synology DS214+ NAS 2x 4TB ...
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How to enable remote access for Synology DSM 4.3 device through Linksys EA6900

I asked this question on the synology forum, and no offense, but I'm not sure that I trust the answers so am posting here. I have a Synology DiskStation DS413j running DSM 4.3. I also have a Linksys ...
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Server 2012 Backup Retention Settings & Schedule

I am using Windows Server 2012 Datacenter x64 as my File Server. I am trying to backup the server to a Synology DS212j NAS. Requirements: 1. keep the files for atleast one month (1 month retention) ...
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IOWAIT on removing a stale iSCSI LUN via configfs

I've got a bit of an interesting situation here. I'm currently operating on a system that uses LVM logical volumes to host iSCSI LUNs, which are configured via configfs (!). Somehow, one of those ...
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ipconfig does not show me my Ethernet NAS's true IP

I have a Synology NAS that's connected to my computer via Ethernet. When I run ipconfig, the IP address listed as the "Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address" for the Ethernet connection isn't right. I ...
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Synology: SMART status is abnormal but no errors shown

I have a Synology DS509+ NAS that is showing an "Abnormal" S.M.A.R.T. status for one of its drives: However, there seems to be nothing wrong with the S.M.A.R.T. test results: So, what's going ...
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How to force download on a specific lan port on Synology?

I have a synology DS409+ which is connected to internet via lan port 1 and Wifi key. Those are from different networks. I would like to force Download Station to download files through wifi and not ...
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Synology cannot find nas after reinstall windows 8

My NAS was working fine, I could logon to the web interface through the Synology Assistant and map the drive. But after reinstalling Windows 8 and updating it to 8.1 the Synology Assistant cannot find ...
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Is it possible to have low level encryption on the disks of a Synology Disk Station DS213J (NAS)?

I know I can encrypt shared folders, but unfortunately not the home/homes folder. All I want is that if my NAS is stolen than all data is unusable. I don't need to have different encryption for each ...
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How can I configure permissions of a Synology NAS so Oracle Data Pump can export there?

I am trying to set up Oracle Data Pump Directories on a Synology Diskstation DS412+ running DSM 4.3-3810. The Oracle Database Servers are running the 10g, 11g and 12c. The Diskstation and the database ...
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Synology root truecrypt over ssh?

I can not find the syntax to mount a remote volume with truecrypt / ssh . ssh -i /root/.ssh /id_rsa [email protected] 'truecrypt /home/rep.tc/home/dossier' but not work..... -------- SSH ...
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Is there any web based file exchange for NAS?

I see lot of small companies having a NAS willing to exchange large files with their customers. They spend an incredible amount of time dealing with big email or websites like wetransfer. Idealy, ...
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Synology mysql indexing

I'm trying to set up a mysql server for my xbmc library. I was able to successfully set this up. Unfortunately my library is large and it slows xbmc down compared to local library. I was advised to ...
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How to configure permissions for linux NFSv4 client with Synology NAS?

I have an established Linux server (Ubuntu 12.04) and a new Synology NAS and am having trouble getting correct NFS user permissions on the mountpoint. The server also mounts an NFS export from ...
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Synology NAS dsm 4.x on 207+

I'm looking for a (small) hack to upgrade the DS207+ Synology NAS to DSM 4.x On the Synology forums there seems to be an solution, however there is no guide or nothing available on how to perform it. ...
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How to set up SSH auth with Windows/git/tortoisegit/putty/Synology

I'm hopelessly confused. I am trying to stop tortoisegit from prompting me for a password every time I pull/push (I don't mind once for each time I log on to Windows, but thereafter I want it to be ...
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Recovering data from NAS

I have a Synology disk station, mounted with 2 disks (12TB each) running in mirror mode. I have also setup user directory for everyone in my family, meaning there are I was told if in any event I ...
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How can I change our mail server from domain/mail to mail.domain? in Synology

Good day guys, I am just curious if it can be done here. I am currently using mydomain/mail and it is doing ok. But I just want to know if it is possible to make it mail.mydomain? any thoughts how ...
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Unable to remove a volume on my Mac

I have a Synology NAS which I have created some shared folders on. Everything works great except when I reboot my Mac Mini. After reboot my Mac has mounted the shared folder on the NAS as ...
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Synology DS212j cannot access after 5~6 hours

After 5~6 hours, the NAS become inaccessible. All green light and no orange light. In Synology Assistant, the status is ready. But cannot access the login page and network drive(Keep loading). I try ...
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Diskstation - Lost Backup Jobs

We use a diskstation as a backup destination for most of the servers on our network. Daily, these backups are sent to an external hard drive using the backup and restore tool. Drives are swapped each ...
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Can I make my Synology NAS behave more like a normal external hard drive?

I just bought a Synology DS413j in order to replace a handful of external USB drives with a single box that I can access without plugging anything into my Mac. I was a little disappointed to realize ...
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Receive Email using outlook/Windows Mail from your Synology mail server

I got a problem now in the settings in Windows Mail (Outlook) regarding in the POP3 or IMAP. I am sure I didn't set up any POP3 port and IMAP port in our router. And the only thing that I set up in ...
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Setting Synology DSM default CIFS permissions

I just recently got my first Synology NAS (DS213+) and am running DSM 4.3 on it. I still have a few days of tinkering to spend on it before I need to decide if I should exchange it for a QNAP or ...
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DNS on Synology Diskstation with Comcast

I was fortunate to find out that our Diskstation DS1511+ as the ability to host web sites and I am trying to get it setup as a development environment. So far I am able to have a domain forward to ...
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DS213j Hardware encryption

I am considering a Synology DS213j as my new NAS. Since it has a hardware encryption engine, will it be powerful enough to serve as a encrypted backup server? The reason I prefer 213j over 213 is ...
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How to portforward correctly

We have a website, and my superiors asked me to install the mail server that is packaged with Synology. As I mess around with port forwarding I was able to set the mail server and the NAS to connect ...
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How to portforward a site

We have a website, and my superiors asked me to install the mail server that is packaged with Synology. As I mess around with port forwarding I was able to set the mail server and the NAS to connect ...
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Patching error on Synology Diskstation

I've applied the following patch to sw.c from rtl80211cu to add the IDs from TL-WN8200ND to the Synology Diskstation source and compiled the kernel module. After insmod rtlwifi, rtl8192c-common and ...
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Synology hybrid RAID

I thinking about buying Synology NAS. I prefer to have, for example, two discs (1 TB), but only part of them used as mirrored (protected) storage. For example 200 GB of both discs used as 200 GB ...
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Reducing OpenSSH session key size

I am running into severe performance issues using SSH/Rsync on a Synology NAS (model DS413j if anybody knows anything about it). Both the sshd and the rsync processes are taking 100% CPU on the NAS, ...
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How to create a ssh key so that it can only use sshfs on a Synology NAS?

I have an ssh key without a paraphrase that allows a user to log in to a remote server. This key is used to mount a folder in the remote server using sshfs and backup the files in my laptop. I would ...
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NAS backup not working

I have the following Setup: Before today, I only had 2 NAS storage units. NAS 1 and NAS 2 and they were being backupped to a remote server. Today I have bought a third NAS (NAS 3) and I have ...
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How can I verify the health of hard disks using a Synology NAS?

I'll receive my first NAS (a Synology DS413) and three hard disks tomorrow. Of course I'd like to check if everything's fine with the disks before setting up RAID and migrating my data. Unfortunately, ...
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Backup data From Synology NAS to Windows using Synology TimeBackup

I want to backup my data From Synology NAS to Windows using Synology Time Backup, although it says Time Backup can only be used Synology NAS server as backup destination. But I tried some other way ...
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MySQL unstable switches between available and “Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/tmp/mysql.sock'” in matter of seconds

Using libmysql - 5.1.49 on a Synology NAS (v4.2) MySQL is very unstable, it switches from being available where I can login trough phpMyAdmin to unreachable where I get the error message "Can't ...
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Torrent upload ratio not updated on Synology DS212+

I have a Synology DS212+ NAS running DSM 4.2-3211 (current version). I use it for several purposes including torrent download using Download Station and a tracker that needs authentication. My ...
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Run backup from Windows instead of NAS

I know there is a forum for synology users, but let's try superuser for this question. This question is more general than Synology specific. In the DSM (the interface for the synology ds210j) I can ...
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Log of access to synology ds213+

I do have the following configuration: dlink dir-615 router nas synology ds213+ (DSM 4.2) dynamic dns (through dlinkddns.com) All the data are for personal (family) purpose only, however I would ...
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Can't connect to Synology with Telnet or SSH

Despite enabling the service on my DS107e I have been unable to connect to it with Telnet or SSH. Telnet gives me the following: Connecting To 192.168.0.4...Could not open connection to the host, on ...
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Move Synology packages and ipkg applications to another volume

I have just had a harddrive failing in RAID1 on my Synology DS412+, and since the drive is not available for replacement, I have upgraded to 3x 3TB plus one old 1TB (the one left in the old array). ...
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Time Machine backup taking longer over Ethernet than Wifi?

I just purchased a Synology DS412J NAS. I installed 2 3tb drives in it and formated it as SHR1. I have a fileshare setup to store my Time Machine Backups. I started a fresh TM backup on my Mac Mini ...
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Adding a new disk drive to a Synology 2-bay drive

I've got a Synology 2-bay NAS (DS213). Initially I added a single 3 TB disk. It was configured with SHR (with no data protection). I have some data in it too. Now I've got a new disk, and have added ...
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Painfully slow transfer speeds on Synology DiskStation DS412+ NAS?

I've just bought a Synology DiskStation DS412+ and put 2 x 3TB Western Digital Red drives in it, set up in RAID 0. It's currently plugged in to my gigabit Netgear switch. I created a user with full ...
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Interactive UI for Synology NAS using DLNA?

Would like to ask you a geek question ? I've got a synology nas. I connect to my movie library from TV using DLNA protocol. there is no connection from nas to TV.. Nas connect to router.. TV ...