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How to stay logged in via SSH to a Synology Server?

How do I stay logged in continuously to a Synology (custom Linux) server via SSH? I am trying to get a program to run continuously on the server but when I close my SSH window from my own computer, ...
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make for gcc 4.6.4 cross-compilation fails due to “/lib/ld-linux.so.3: No such file or directory”

I'm compiling gcc 4.6.4 for use on a Synology DS214 with armadaxp ARM processor on a Lenovo IdeaPad U410 with Ubuntu 16.04 amd64. Following the Synology DSM developer guide I extracted the Synology ...
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Synology - Users can delete the recycle bin

Hello to the SuperUser's Community, I have a question about the Synology Share's Recycle Bin. Username/Group/Folder/Rights SuperUser/Administrators/Public/RWX User/Users/Public/RX The SuperUser ...
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Recover Data Using Synology NAS

I bought a Synology DS415play around 2 years ago, and plugged 3x 4TB hard drives into it and set them up as a Synology Hybrid RAID. I've been using it to store my media on it and haven't touched the ...
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Diskstation (Networkshare) - Deleted File but Space still in Use

So I've been trying to clear up some space on my backup drive. The Volume is 17TB in Size but it's in use by 96%. Now, I deleted a 2.5TB File but the usage isn't going down. I've went ahead and ...
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Can I connect to Synology NAS directly over ethernet cable while NAS in DHCP mode

I want to connect directly to my NAS with ethernet cable and it doesn't work. I have reset the NAS on reset button a few times but i can't connect to it... I tried with static IP from my NIC and with ...
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Does Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR) have faster read/write speeds than a single HDD?

So I have 4 of the same drive (5400 RPM WD Red's) in SHR. Since there is data parity (same chunks of data exist on multiple drives), will the read speed be greater than that of a single drive? Could ...
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Synology DSM 6.0 command synonet --wake is not working

When I tried to start a computer on my network from my Synology NAS with the command below, I got an error "mac format in not correct". Here is my code: synonet --wake 00-01-02-03-04-05 eth0 I ...
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Is my NAS secure if no internet access is allowed?

I have a Synology DS214se, with DSM 6.0 update 3 installed. QuickConnect is disabled and I haven't added any external access permission. Is my NAS safe from attacks? I was wondering if I should add ...
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Going from 4 disk raid to two disk raid in a Synology

Currently I have 4x 3TB installed to my Synology using SHR. I want to buy 3x 8TB and remove the 3TBS from my setup. Is this possible without having to reinstall?
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Where do I set the default permission for a newly created user home directory on the Synology NAS?

In this here "Synology 213j" NAS running "DSM 6.0-7321 Update 2", whenever I create a new user, its home directory in /volume1/homes is created with permissions 755. For example, Foo User: drwxr-xr-x ...
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synology: rsync via ssh requires full path

I found the following behaviour on a Synology RS814+ > ssh backup01 rsync Permission denied, please try again. > ssh backup01 'which rsync' /usr/bin/rsync > ssh backup01 'echo $PATH' ...
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Find the largest file in a Synology NAS drive

I'm trying to find out in a Linux terminal on my Synology NAS drive, how to see how much space is taken up by directories labeled as eadir. For those not familiar, these are basically metadata files ...
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Synology two-bay NAS with existing data?

I'm considering purchasing a NAS, a Synology DS216 (or perhaps a DS216j). I have 2x 2TB drives available; one is full of data; the other is blank. I want to use the NAS in a RAID-1 configuration, to ...
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Crashplan 4.5 On Synology Diskstation UnsatisfiedLinkError

I've been running Patters' port of CrashPlan on my Synology Diskstation DS213j (ARM CPU). I recently upgraded the DiskStation OS to DSM 6.0. As part of the upgrade the CrashPlan service upgraded ...
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Synology DSM 6.0 SSH - command ether-wake no longer working

Since I upgraded to DSM 6.0, I no longer have the ability to 'wake on lan devices in my network. I used to do an SSH from a remote computer and ran following command: ether-wake -i eth0 ...
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Synology DS212 hung. Could it be a file with an “illegal” UTF file name?

I have a Linux server backing up several other hosts on a Synology DS212. Intermittently, I find the DS212 dead in the water, with the Linux kernel bemoaning a NFS failure: ...
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Synology services suddenly don't run anymore

I have a Synology 213+ running with SabNZBD, Sickbeard and CouchPotatoServer. However, since today(?) these services suddenly don't start anymore. When trying to start these services manually I get ...
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Synology DSM - Can't log as root (but works with admin)

After some automatic updates (or being hacked ?) I have many things broken and a huge problem to resolve them since I can't login as root anymore. ssh admin : login success su root : permission ...
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Synology: Script to move files between folders

On my synology server I have a source folder /volume1/Temp/a and a destination folder /volume1/Temp/b. I will like a script that I can schedule to run daily under DSM's control panel/task scheduler ...
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Synology SSH Root password does not work

Last night my Synology upgraded to a new version and now my Root password when logging in to SSH no longer works. I have already tested and I can login to other SSH accounts and I can also login to ...
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Synology /bin/sh: command not found

My Synology NAS just upgraded and a lot of things have broken. My cronjob that calls Python3 keeps saying /bin/sh: python3: command not found but /bin/sh exists and I am able to call Python3 from the ...
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Synology Diskstation Local Backup Does Not Overwrite Changed Files

I have a problem regarding local backups with my diskstation. I have a separate maschine that provides a shared drive. The DISKSTATION has included this shared drive and can read and write to it. So ...
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How do I find files or folders with a certain name length? [duplicate]

I'm helping my uncle transferring all his photography images from a Windows machines internal and external hard drives to his newly bought NAS and we stumbled across a little problem (happening to ...
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Can you have a SSH window on a Synology itself?

I was wondering if it's possible to SSH on a Synology itself, instead of on your local machine? I need to merge folders/copy files/ignore already done all data from an USB drive (connected to my ...
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rsync vs cp on Synology NAS

After i was disappointed with the performance of an external USB drive with my Synology DS251j i did some transfer tests on the shell. Interestingly i found that copying a 1GB test file takes over ...
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Music Videos on Plex on Synology

I have Plex running on a Synology and I am trying to add Music Videos that I have downloaded. I have followed the instructions from Plex but nothing seems to be happening. I am adding videos as a ...
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Is it safe to mv files to and from two drives simultaneously?

I have two disks on my Synology DS215j. Disk 1 is /volume1 and disk 2 is /volume2. size of folder disk capacity free to move from ---- -------- ------ ...
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Change Permissions for SSH User

In my Synology NAS, I have created a SSH user whose home directory is /volume1/USERNAME. However, this user can access other directories. Is there a way to limit him to not be able to access anything ...
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Create Second SSH Account for Synology

Is it possible to create a second ssh account in my synology nas that only has access to a certain directory? I don't want the second account to have full root privileges
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Linking Subnets Over DDWRT Wireless Client

This ones had me going for a few days. I have a Uverse supplied Motorola NVG589 that supplies our TV, phone, and wireless internet. In my room I have some networking gear which include an ASUS ...
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Is it possible to create RAID1 and JBOD with 2 hard drives?

I have a 2-Bay Synology NAS enclosure and ideally I want to achieve the following setup, unfortunately the GUI doesn't allows me. So my question is Is it possible to create the following setup? And if ...
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Synology Diskstation has two ssh ports after changing standart port on DSM 5

I was trying to change the standard ssh port on my Diskstation, running DSM 5, by editing those two files: /etc/ssh/sshd_config /etc.defaults/ssh/sshd_config and uncommenting and changing the line ...
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Synology NAS, direct copy/move from USB card reader?

I'd like to be able to plug in an SD card reader direct to my DS415play and be able to move files to my photos location so that i dont have to do it at a slower rate from my laptop over wifi. I've ...
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Migrate non-redundant data to larger disk on Synology NAS

I have a Synology DS213j using two disks I had to spare, 2TB and 1.5TB. These are nearly full so I plan to replace them. To put all data onto the new disks I just wanted to connect the old disks to my ...
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Backup of /usr/local/XXXX on upgrade

I kept some Python scripts in my /usr/local/python folder on my Synology NAS. I upgraded Python and my files were gone. Is there any way to recover it?
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rsync “file has vanished” for broken symlinks when --del is used

I'm using rsync on a Synology NAS to make daily hardlink-snapshots from all shares. To have a off-site backup, I'm copying the local backup away. Due to performance, only the newest backup is copied ...
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SFTP: Connection closed

I'm trying to connect via sftp to my Synology NAS 215j running sftp server. The sshd works great for root user, but when I do sftp as root, I'm getting Connection closed just after typing correct ...
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how to make non-root user to ssh using key instead of password?

I've recently purchased the Synology NAS 215j and having problems with SSH. Root user works as expected I've added my public key to /root/.ssh/authorized_keys... Problems with non-root user: sshd ...
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How can I analyze what causes continous disk access in my Synology NAS?

Since some days (no update of any app or os was done) my NAS operates day and night with disk access. In the processes panel, I cannot see something that reveals much: Somebody knows how I can ...
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makemkv on synology nas (busybox)

I am trying to get blueray ripping setup to work on my synology NAS (DS215+) which runs busybox. I can get the source but can't compile it on BusyBox (or can't figure out how) since there is no gcc. ...
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HDD Sounds on Synology DS415play

I recently purchased a DS415Play and put in two HDDs (WD Red 6TB) and have been hearing a very consistent amount of noise regardless of the activity. To listen see: ...
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Can I use a Synology NAS to encode video with FFmpeg?

I record a few hours of video footage every day, and then encode it on my computer which takes many, many hours. The CPU usage goes up to a level where I can't use my computer with ease. Since I have ...
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Synology Diskstation - Setting up Shares

I am trying to allow users on my Synology Diskstation to share folders with eachother from their homes. So, let's say this is my folder structure: homes - william - pictures - tahoe - ...
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Browser connection ok - Cloud station not connecting (Synology)

I'm not sure if I 'm in the right forum here...but it seems that I've to modify the network connection for a local Synology NAS client (Cloud Station) for getting it work... Since last week, I'm a ...
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SSH onto SynologyDSM - DSM5.2

I am trying to SSH onto my new SynologyDSM (running DSM 5.2). I have enabled SSH of course and authentication succeeds but then something is 'permission denied' and I have no idea how to debug this? ...
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MAMP PRO and local DNS

I have a local DNS on a Synology and a MAMPRO on a Mac. I develop locally on the Mac and I want now to give access to the website from local network (by VPN). With a nslookupthe DNS indicated the ...
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Plex on WD and Synology

I'm not sure if it's possible, but I have two NAS: one WD Cloud and one Synology NAS. I am trying to add the films on the WD NAS to Plex my library on my Synology NAS without moving all of them ...
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NAS causing Internet Time Outs on other computers

Yesterday I installed a new Synology DS715 NAS server. Since then the internet connection on all other LAN connected PCs encounter disconnects. This is most noticable when playing online games, which ...
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Synology disconnects router periodically

I have the following home network: Synology DS411+ (DSM 5.2) Cisco DCP3825 router Linksys WRT54GS running in gateway mode Ever since I installed the DS unit on the network, I've been ...