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Make my NAS send me a notification when it receives a new public IP

In order to keep my most valuable files safe(r) I have a remote NAS setup. Every night I use rsync to send my changed files from my local server to the NAS and this is working somewhat okay. My ...
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Can't map network drive

(I asked this before on the Synology forum, but got no answer there.) Configuration: - Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit - Synology DS213air NAS I've connected my NAS in Synology Assistant, and I can ...
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Understanding a computer providing a bridge to the Internet

Where I work we have a very old Linux machine that is doing our DNS/DHCP and other network services. That machine is our Default Gateway and all internet connections go through this computer somehow. ...
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Mac OS X backup to NAS Server - Time Machine or other

I just bought Synology DiskStation and I want to backup my files. I was thinking about Time Machine and I started to make this happen but I found out that Time Machine backup whole Mac and not just ...
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File integrity monitor solution for folder on linux [closed]

I will buy a NAS to hold some very important long term storage. I would like to periodically run an integrity check on the data to make sure it doesn't get corrupted for whatever reason. Ideally, ...
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Access shared folder over vpn

I have a Synology NAS that I would like to access while I'm away. I have set up OpenVPN on my NAS and can successfully connect to it. When I am connected though the shared folder does not show up in ...
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Need help getting Mercurial operational on Synlogogy DS412+

I am trying to get Mercurial to work on my Synlogy DS412+ with INTEL processor running DSM 5.1-5022 Update 4. I have installed v2.8.2-1 from https://synocommunity.com/packages and it says it is ...
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www prefix is not working locally

Hi i recently put a web page online on a synology NAS, the problem is the following: When typing www. before my domain name the page is not loading This is what i got so far: Added both ...
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Implement QoS on home network (maybe using a Synology NAS)

My home router (Technicolor TG784n v3, firmware version 8.G.M.1) has no Quality of Service (QoS) settings. Still, I would like to implement QoS, mainly to be able to control bandwidth occupancy by ...
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Wipe disk free space in Synology DS1315+

I have a Synology DS1315+ running the latest (non-beta) DSM software. In addition to my own files, I used to store sensitive information from my employer that is under NDA (e.g. project source code - ...
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Synology NAS network drive slows down Windows 8 computer

I have mapped multiple shared folders from my Synology NAS as network drives to my pc, so they look like real drives (D:, E:, F: etc.). Unfortunately, even with a very stable LAN collection, it does ...
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Synology ssh port receiving too many intrusion attacks, how to ban systematically?

I have a synology NAS which I leave at home, and leave it open so I can access it remotely from the office. One of the useful things to do is enable the ssh port so I can access it with my terminal. ...
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Cannot map Synology WebDAV (HTTPS) share on Windows

I've tried everything from this post that applied as well as the answers from this post. I can connect successfully with Kodi on Android as well as NetDrive on Windows. I cannot connect with Kodi on ...
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Can I use dd to upgrade 1-bay synology NAS to bigger HD?

I have a 1-bay Synology NAS (DS112). According to the Synology compatibility list it can take a 6TB disk. If possible I'd like to clone my existing 2TB disk to the 6TB disk using dd or any other tool ...
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How does Windows (7) handle network share logins

What credentials does Windows 7 use to access network shares by default? The context: I have a Synology Diskstation in my network, that provides some network shares. These shares (and their ...
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Synology jailkit debian cron debootstrap

I have a Synology NAS. For advanced using of my server, I installed a debian with chroot-jailkit and debootstrap. I follow those instructions (in french sorry) This is working really fine. I have ...
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Making a Synology diskstation accessible via WLAN

tl;dr What do I need to get a Synology DS214 locked in a cellar room to connect to my Wifi/ethernet/DSL router (to which the DS414 and the clients are connected via ethernet)? The situation I have ...
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rsyncd daemon - how to minimize logged information?

I backup my synology NAS to a linux Debian server that runs rsyncd daemon. A typical backup session will write hundreds of thousands useless messages (sample below) to the daemon log file. Q: How can ...
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Setup VPN connection with Synology NAS

I want my Synology NAS (located at home) to be connected to my VPN on the WAN. This allow to keep alive a VPN from home to wan without worring about dynamic IP. I setup a ppdpd server on my VPN ...
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Removed drive from NAS not recognized when plugged in via USB

I'm having a problem accessing the data from a drive that was in my NAS but is now plugged in via a USB caddy. This drive was not in a RAID array as it was a volume with a single disk. Although it ...
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Slow transfer speeds on Synology DS2413+ with Windows over wifi only

I am using a Synology DiskStation DS2413+ in a mixed OS environment. It is connected via 2 ethernet cables to our n router (Asus, will update with details). When I mount the NAS via smb to an OS X ...
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SFTP cannot rename files but FTP is OK

I have enabled both SFTP and FTP on my Synology NAS. Using CyberDuck, both SFTP or FTP can create or delete a text file in a shared folder. However, there is an error when I try to rename the ...
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Using Synology with Lunix NAS

While looking to invest in a storage solution, I came across Synology which looks decent. I noticed in a demo of the product it runs a piece of software that processes the backup to the Synology. I ...
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Unsure about permission logic on Synology NAS

I am bit confused as to how Synology NAS permission logic works, so I want to have a bit of a confirmation about how this works: As far as I can see, the "access value" to a NAS "shared folder" can ...
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OpenVPN traffic with Synology not encrypted?

Requested: I would like to have the possibility to encrypt my internet traffic from my portable computer when I'm on networks outside my home. From what I have understood, this should be possible ...
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Backup Windows Server to NAS

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 that I want to backup to a synology NAS (412+) network share. I've created a shared folder on the NAS. In windows backup when I select "Backup Schedule..." and go ...
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Synology Diskstation DS2015 - Simultaneous Backups?

We have a network with four iMacs and two PCs; each of which have 2TB of data. We would like to run Time Machine and File History simultaneously. We have followed the directions found here. ...
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How do I set up a Synology NAS so it can be accessed by URL/name instead of by IP address

Example On Windows, I open Run with Win+R and enter \\192.168.1.30. The trouble is, every time the NAS reboots, that IP address may change. Question So that's why I'd prefer to access the NAS' ...
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6TB HDD in Synology RS814 NAS

Is it possible to put 6TB HDD's in a synology RS814 NAS? This isn't clear. This is the NAS: https://www.synology.com/nl-nl/products/RS814 ...
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Brother network printer config for Synology DiskStation AirPrint server

Synology DiskStation's DSM 5+ NAS OS includes Apple AirPrint and Google CloudPrint server services. However, it doesn't include drivers for my specific printer, a Brother DCP-7065DN. Do I need to ...
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Connect WP8 to Zarafa/Synology mailserver only using mobile data when home WiFi not available

I have a Lumia 1520 WP8 phone that I'm trying to connect to my Zarafa mail server on a Synology rackstation. The rackstation is connected to the internet via a DLink DSL-2890AL router which connects ...
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Trouble with shrinking Synology RAID array

I purchased a new Synology, and copied most of my data over to the new device. The data I've left behind isn't worth professional recovery, but I'd like to have it if possible. There wasn't room on ...
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Check corrupted pictures on Synology?

On my computer I use the jpeginfo command for checking if my pictures are corrupted or not. I am trying to use the same command on my Synology. I tried to manually install jpeginfo on my DS212 ...
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Creating multiple Time Machine volumes for a couple users on Synology NAS

I have a Synology DS414 NAS device and I would like to allow my whole family to perform backups of their Macs on the NAS storage. So far I have followed the official Synology guide and created a ...
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What raw data value of S.M.A.R.T. Raw_Read_Error_Rate means?

My Synology NAS shows the following S.M.A.R.T. data for my Western Digital WD20EADS-00S2B0: What is this Raw data value equal to 402 means? The current Value and Worst value looks OK. Should I be ...
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User ID mapping with NFS on Synology NAS

I have a Synology NAS box (running DSM 5.1), and I've exported a directory via NFS. I'm attempting to mount it on my Ubuntu box. It mostly works fine, but I'm having issues with user and group ...
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How do you get an SNI certificate for internal host-names?

I have a Synology NAS at home, which has a web-based user-interface which I expose to the public Internet. Inside my LAN my NAS has the hostname nas.domain.local. and on the public Internet I have the ...
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How to build a crosstool-ng toolchain for a Synology DS 214 with DSM 5.1?

I'm trying to build a gcc 4.6 which "just works" on a Synology DS214 with DSM 5.1 (the Synology OS which effectively is a horribly outdated Linux 3.2.x), i.e. allows me to compile applications on the ...
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Synology and Dropbox

I'm planning to buy a Synology NAS to use as an always-on media server. I currently have all my photos and music in my Dropbox folder on two Macs, and would like to simply mirror them onto the NAS as ...
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Multiple SSH ports for Synology Diskstation DSM 5.1

I have a Synology Diskstation that I recently upgraded to DSM 5.1 (5004). I previously had my system configured to allow connections on both port 22 and port 10000. After the upgrade, it appears that ...
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How to wipe all CloudStation data and start from scratch

I believe my CloudStation somehow got corrupted. At least it never seized updating, and I can't tell if it was the client applying changes to the server, or the server applying changes to the client ...
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Is it safe to stop a RAID 5 expansion?

I'm having some issues expanding a RAID 5 array on a Synology DS413. The drive has gone from 3 x 3TB WD Green drives to 4 x 3TB. I started an expansion operation and it's been stuck at about 60% and ...
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Win 7 mapping to NAS only works by IP, not UNC

Windows 7 pro desktop. Last night (maybe after an update) I lost the ability to map drives to our new Synology NAS (running DSM 5.1) by UNC (\diskstation\homes\user). After many reboots and much ...
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How to tell the version of CloudStation client and server, and tell if they are updated to the newest version

When trying to set up CloudStation on my computer, I get the following error message. Please make sure Cloud Station is updated to the latest version both on the DiskStation and your computer, and ...
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Shrink RAID by removing a disk?

I have a Synology NAS with 12 bays. Initially, we decided to allocate all 12 disks for a single RAID-6 volume, but now we would like to shrink the volume to use only 10 disks and assign two HDDs as ...
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Add 2 HDD connected via USB to Synology DS211j using Raid 1

I have a Synology DS211j and 2 old 2TB S-ATA HDD. What I plan to do is to buy two cases for these two hard disk drives that allow for connecting the hard disks to my Synology using the USB port. I ...
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Synology CloudStation log?

Sometimes my CloudStation takes forever to do something, that I think should be quite quick. Sometimes it says "Processing" and some file name, but I don't know if it is updating my client ...
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White screen on Diskstation after updating to DSM 5.0-4458

This morning I updated my diskstation to DSM 5.0-4458. After the reboot I tried to login with quickconnect. After typing my username and password I get a white screen. Other browsers and clearing the ...
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install ipkg on DS413j DSM 5.0

I would like to install sudo with ipkg. First ipkg need to be installed. You can find the bootstrap tutorial of Synology here. The DS413j has a Marvel Kirkwood mv6282 ARM processor. So I used this ...
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Synology DS214se - Possible to find MAC addresses of connections?

I need some help to find the hardware addresses of earlier connected computers. Some detailed log file or something Can i do this somehow ?