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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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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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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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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, ...