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Setting up git, path errors when pushing/cloning from local to NAS

I'm setting up a NAS server with Git for the first time, so please forgive the noobish questions (it also means I am super thankful for any detailed explanations you can give me, because I am kind of ...
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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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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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Recover LVM with software raid

I have a Synology NAS using SHR mode, which is basically LVM and Raid 5. Somehow my LVM volume became corrupted and won't mount anymore. This volume houses over 20TB of data, and most of it is NOT ...
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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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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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Synology NAS station - how to mirror 2 HDD (Simple how-to)

I have a following problem with my Synology disk station: I had one small HDD in Synology Diskstation, so I removed it. I bought 2 new HDD with same capacity. I transferred backup from old disk to ...
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Synology + 12345678

I am facing a weird problem with synology Diskstation. Problem: Suppose I created a user that is "Test" with the password "testinguser" I see user created and I can see synology logs for it. Now if ...
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Synology disk group

For the moment i've 1 4TB HDD on my synology DS1513+. I'm transfering all my data on it but when this HDD will be full, i'll add a second 4TB HDD. How to have 1x8TB and not 2x4TB on my synology ...
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Synology NAS upload speed very slow

When I copy huge files from my NAS to anywhere in my LAN, the upload speed is not constant. I experience that expecially on HD movies, which are hanging. This is the network graph: The NAS is ...
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Efficient File Sharing with Synology NAS

I am using a Synology DS213. Before I got a new router I could transfer files very quick over the windows explorer. After getting a new router nothing seems to work for me. - Over Windows Explorer I ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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 root@192.168.0.107 'truecrypt /home/rep.tc/home/dossier' but not work..... -------- SSH ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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 ?
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Adding a drive to a two drive Synology NAS to increase capacity

I have a 1TB disk in my 2 drive Synology DS212J. This drive is set up as "Raid Basic" in the control panel. I'd like to add a 3TB disk to the NAS to give me a total of 4GB of storage. I do not require ...
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Why does my busybox diff report 'Common subdirectories' for every file pair?

I am using this version of diff on my Synology NAS to verify a backup: xyz> diff BusyBox v1.16.1 (2014-05-29 11:26:15 CST) multi-call binary. Usage: diff [-abBdiNqrTstw] [-L LABEL] [-S FILE] [-U ...
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Is there a way to update SMB protocols on legacy Synology products like USB Station 2?

I have been using a Synology USB Station 2 for some time. It was working fine with my Mac until I upgraded to Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) & Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks). After that upgrade, there's always ...
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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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3 small disk RAID5 -> 4 large disk RAID6 upgrade. Add drive or replace drives first?

I'm going to upgrade my Synology NAS from 3*1TB/RAID5 to 4*3TB/RAID6. Which is the better approach (and why): a) Add 1 new 3TB disk, and convert the group to RAID 6, then swap the remaining drives ...
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Synology DS212+ indicates disk failure

We recently had a power outage at my house, caused by a short circuit. Because of that, my NAS was shut down improperly. After we restored the power, everything seemed fine for a few hours. But now ...
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Activate jumboframe on Synology and windows/linux network

i wish to activate jumboframe in my home network. I have several computers (windows 7 and linux), and a NAS Synology on the same network. How can i activate jumboframe? and how can i test it ...
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Does rewrite module work in httpd on DSM 5.0?

Adding the following VirtualHosts to my httpd configuration (separate file included at the end of httpd.conf-user; inclusion works because syntax errors in file cause crash) <Directory ...
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OpenVPN on a Diskstation TLS Handshake error, Self signed cert, Defaults

I have a DS 1813+ with DSM 5 4493 Update 1 installed (latest) and am having issues setting up OpenVPN I have it working internally, (which is strange in itself) but when I remote from my house or ...
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Can't connect to Synology DiskStation through HTTPS when using Windows 7 Import

a little background to my problem: I have a Synology DiskStation 213j that I use as a backup/data storage solution. When I'm at work, I would like to push and pull files from my DiskStation but I ...
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How to add a user to DSM 5.x without initial password and force setting password at first login (ssh)

I want to add users to my Synology DS214 with DSM 5.0. I'd like to let the password be set by the user at the first login with ssh. How to do this? How can I enforce a certain complexity of the ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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). ...