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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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Set up VPN with Verizon FiOS

I am trying to set it up so that I can access my home network via a VPN connection, but I am getting the following error: Error Message "Error 809: The network connection between your computer and ...
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Script that start/stop programs based on if connected to wlan or not

I would like a script that automatically enables Surveillance station on my Synology NAS when i leave home (my phone dissconnect from my WLAN). Do you have any idea how to solve this? Python?
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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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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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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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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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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 ABC....
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Synology NAS (DSM 5) cannot access the Internet through Tomato router?

I have just revived my Linksys E3200 router by upgrading it to Tomato 1.28 (Shibby). I have a Synology NAS running DSM 5 attached by cable to the router. After the upgrade my NAS can no longer update ...
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Is it safe to move files on Synology NAS when verifying disks?

My Synology DS1812+ is performing a "Parity Consistency Check" on a new volume of 6 disks. This is taking a tremendous amount of time (~0.35% in a half hour). Can I start adding files while this is ...
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How to properly configure SSL certificates on a Synology NAS?

While Synology DSM is a wonderful product, that was designed to be easy to be used, it seems that there a few areas where it lacks documentation (even from online sources). In fact most of the ...
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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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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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Disable admin password reset via the reset button on synology nas

I need to disable the admin password reset, when pressing the reset button on a synology nas. It would be nice to be able to reset via the website instead, but it is not the primary objective. If ...
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Synology 716+II DSM cannot join to the Domain

We just newly bought Synology 716+II NAS Storage, All went well but problem came when I want to join the NAS to our Domain. The thing is, The DSM shows "Failed to join the Domain" but when I go to our ...
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Synology Web Clipper - quick capture mode, what is this?

It took a while to get the answer from Synology support but finally I got. Since is not mentioned in their help or KB I will share the information here. After this option ticked, it will remember ...
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How to install Plone on Synology DSM 5.2-5967 (CPU QorIQ P1022)?

I have a Synology DSM 5.2 (213j+), I have python 2.7 installed, I am trying to install Plone on it. I downloaded the universal installer Plone-5.0.4 and launch the following script: ./install.sh --...
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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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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 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: 2016-04-01T03:58:40....
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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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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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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 RT-...
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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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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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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: http://tinypic.com/player.php?v=...
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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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What approach should I take to install Bash on a Synology NAS (RS815RP+) inside a corporate network?

I am attempting to install an application on my Synology NAS (RS815RP+ running DSM 5.1-5022). The installation appears to have failed due to the Bash shell not being available. Ash is the default ...
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How can I configure my Synology NAS's wireless?

When I want to configure my Synology DS213air's Wireless network, I get to see the following options: When I choose Wireless AP and click Apply I expect to get a list of the networks I can connect ...
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NFS v4 access denied by server while mouting between Synology and Raspberry Pi

I'm trying to mount an NFS (v4, or v3.. but get the same error...) from a Synology Server to a Raspberry Pi client. But I get this error: mount.nfs4: access denied by server while mounting ...
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LXDE, TghtVNC and IceWeasel on Synology NAS

I have a DS412+ Synology NAS (Dual Core a 2.13 GHz - 1Go of RAM). I would like to install the LXDE desktop on it and VNC server to access it. Is it possible to install these packages by the command ...
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Slow FTP speeds on Synology DiskStation

We just got a Synology DS2415+ NAS which is connected to internet via a FIOS 300/300mbps connection. I am testing download speeds from a remote location with a 200mbps download connection. When ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 (...