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Network-attached storage (NAS) is file-level computer data storage connected to a computer network providing data access to heterogeneous clients.

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Synology NAS: Bad sector warning, but drive passes all S.M.A.R.T. tests and IronWolf tests. Replace?

I have a Synology NAS and received a warning that "Bad sectors on Drive 12 have increased." I ran the quick S.M.A.R.T. test and the IronWolf (Seagate brand) health test and both say that the ...
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How to sync Synology to my AD Server?

I'm covering for our normal IT person so I need the answer to be explained in a way that doesn't assume I know much as I don't and am still learning/taking notes. Right now no one can access our NAS ...
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Add custom network locations in Windows

Does anyone know how to add a custom location to the network locations in Windows 10/11? I cannot not for the life of me remember how I added the root directory of my WD My Cloud network drive to the &...
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How to create NFS share on Synology NAS so that only a particlar linux pc has write access?

What I have: Synology NAS (IP x.x.x.11) Docker installed, and a docker user and group, running many containers using the docker user, all containers' storage inside /volume1/docker/, NFS share for /...
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Docker pull on Synology fails when DNS Server is enabled

I enabled the DNS server on my Synology. Therefore when I am using the Synology DNS (192.168.1.20) instead of the Google DNS (8.8.8.8), I get this error: me@synology $ sudo docker pull linuxserver/...
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How to fix issues with SMB, Open Media Vault and IOS devices

After following the instructions on building my NAS from here: https://www.raspberrypi.com/tu…ox-raspberry-pi-tutorial/ I found that whenever I tried to transfer files from my Iphone to my NAS I ...
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What happens with Synology Drive backup tasks that are scheduled at a time where the computer is down?

I am using the Synology Drive Backup tasks, and I would like to switch to a daily backup instead of a continuous backup, in order to avoid constant network traffic when working on large files. But ...
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Moving files from Windows to Nas through Linux

I have the setup in the image linked below where: W1 & W2 are Windows machine; L1 is a Linux machine; NAS is a Nas device (running Linux). Network setup: All the machines are connected to the ...
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Downloading files from Seagate Central NAS to a Cloud file storage solution without a Mac / PC

I have a relatively old Seagate 1TB Central NAS media server with all my music on it. It has come to a time when I no longer want to use electricity to keep this server online for the odd occasion I ...
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Synology L2TP IPsec VPN not working with macOS Monterey

First things first: My macbook with macOS Catalina still can connect to the same VPN server. Problem: Connecting to the Synology L2TP/IPsec VPN Server not possible anymore on macOS Monterey The error ...
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ZFS write performance slow after scrub

My ZFS pool consists of 4 mirrors with 2 disks each (4TB, 6TB, 6TB, 6TB) and just recently one of the 6TB mirrors went into a degraded state which was fixed by using the scrub command (zpool scrub ...
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Upgraded Synology NAS to DSM 7 and now mount cifs gives permission denied

I have upgraded my Synology DS918+ to DSM version 7.1-42661. Previously this command (ubuntu 18.04) worked fine: sudo mount -t cifs //192.168.0.7/dir -o username=my_username,password='my_password',uid=...
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VS code is not showing any of my folders in a directory

I have multiple remote machines setup in my university lab and I use ssh to connect to them. But using vs code remote on windows I can't access any of my folders on my NAS. When I use VS code in Linux ...
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Copy commands seem to wait for eachother or lock eachothers process - why?

I have a recent computer (i9-10900K, 32GB RAM) in which there are three disks. One SSD (512GB), and two HDDs (each 4TB). Whenever I perform a copy from one disk to another, or from one disk to any of ...
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Hard drive shows as "uninitialized" in my NAS (Linux) but is fine in Windows7

My NAS (QNAP) has had issues with seeing / not seeing 2nd disk of the RAID which I have located to a dodgy SATA cable. I have replaced the cable and the disk appears to be fine and recognized etc but ...
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How to mirror remote external drive via file sharing in macOS?

I am trying to use an old iMac and NVMEs as a NAS and have it act as a local Google Drive on my Wi-Fi network. The plan is as follows: Get dual NVME enclosure and set it up as a RAID 1 drive on disk ...
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Bidirectional Hyper Backup between local and remote synology NAS

I'm trying to set up a system where my friend and I back up each other's files on our respective Synology NAS's. I followed this guide to set up a Hyper Backup task from a local Synology NAS to a ...
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Is it possible to use a NAS to host videos? [closed]

Is it possible to use a NAS, in which I put videos, to watch what I would like to be able to watch at any time, for me and my friends? However I'm not good at programming at all, so I wanted to know ...
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Mount NTFS drive in Synology NAS via bay

I'm working in a situation where I specifically want to use one empty drive bay in my Synology NAS to mount a hard drive, copy the contents to the raid, and then remove the drive. However, the ...
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How to configure a gateway between a VPN and a local network?

In my application, I have a local network connected to the internet through a basic router. 192.168.0.0/24 basic router with DHCP (192.168.1.1) Internet connection IoT devices Synology NAS (192....
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Synology client connecting to OpenVPN server?

I have setup an OpenVPN server on a Cloud VM using easy-rsa. To create my new client I ran this command: ./easyrsa sign-req client client Then I used the default example to get the ovpn configuration:...
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Local DNS on Synology to access docker containers?

I have Docker containers running on my Synology NAS and I currently access my services from: http://my-nas.local:<port> Ideally I would like to map (reverse proxy?) whatever docker container to: ...
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Cannot boot from SD Card on Raspberry Pi 3+ when external hard drive is connected

I have a Raspberry Pi 3+ and I boot Raspbian on an SD card sold with the Raspberry Pi 3+, I specify that the SD card was therefore already flash when purchased. For a few weeks I had planned to make ...
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Why am I getting 4x transfer speeds using SMB to NAS RAID when compared to the very poor FTP rate?

When transferring any size or amount of files to NAS RAID via FTP the transfer rate is abysmally slow at 3MB/s. When I transfer same files across a SMBv1 connection I can achieve 11.3MB/s. Given the ...
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Inconsistent copy speed on LAN (Windows10->Synology)

I have a pretty underutilized Ethernet LAN at home -- basically I am usually the only one using it, everybody else is doing WiFi. A strange thing that I have noticed is that I have inconsistent large ...
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Is it possible to move RAID5 arrays in and out of a synology NAS

Basically we want to move our current 5x12tb drives (In raid5) out of the unit and store them in the cupboard. Then we want to put in new 16tb drives also in raid5. Is it possible for us to put back ...
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Does kernel 5 up support sata multiplexers now?

Greetings I used 1x5 port sata multiplexers during kernel 4 but when it went to kernel 5 I noticed files getting lost so I removed the multiplexers. I am wondering if they have them working ...
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NAS disappearing

Dear fellow superusers please help save my sanity. This is a network question and I have no idea if this is the right forum. I wanted to get into Ubiquiti as easy as possible so I bought 2 unifi 6 ...
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Synology : How to force reconnection of remote folder

I've a remote folder in the synology mount list that I need to manually reconnect every day to have access to it, otherwise it's not accesible.. (so go to File Station > tools > mount list ; and ...
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How to setup docker config to minimise disk usage on nas with SSD

Sorry for the weird subject line. I have a NAS, 1TB SSD as OS drive, and 2 8TB drives in raid for data, 32GB RAM. Debian OMV6. I use docker for some stuff, and made a folder 'containers' on the raid - ...
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Detect files with multiple extensions

I've a synology running a kind of linux OS. I've transfered there a lot of photos. Unfortunately, some are with .jpg and some with .JPG depending of the tool I used to import. These are considered as ...
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Sharing MS Access dB for multi user edit

I need to share a MS Access database file between multiple PCs so they would be able to edit and view the other's edits in realtime. I have no server to make a NAS and Windows File-Sharing service isn'...
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clone failing drive without losing redundancy on Synology NAS

I have a Synology NAS (DS416play running DSM 6.2) configured as SHR with 1 drive redundancy. One of the drives has been flagged as failing but is not yet showing any kind of errors. I could simply ...
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Does Intel Quick Sync capability differ between i3 and i7 CPUs?

I am building a NAS and I want to narrow down my CPU and GPU requirements. Does Quick Sync capability between i3 and i7 Quick Sync-capable CPUs differ in any way, or do both lines carry the same Quick ...
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Surface test a new hard drive before using it?

Platter hard drives are fragile things and stores don't package them properly most of the time when they ship them. So, my thinking is that it's a good idea to test the drives once they arrive in ...
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Surface Test of a hard drive? (Easeus Partition Manager)

I am building a NAS/home server, so I bought new WD Red Pro hard drives (18 TB), and the store didn't package them very well during shipment, so I decided to test the Hard Drives for bad sectors. They ...
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QNap TS-509 - where are thumbnails (of media files) stored?

My NAS QNAP TS-509 creates a lot of thumbnail images in the background. Can I disable the generation, but keep my image folder as MEDIA folder without thumbnails? Where are the thumbnails stored? I ...
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WD NAS PR4100 - Expansion - Upgrade Drive Capacity

I've searched on this topic for a while before I bought my new drives. First I tried cloning the drives; that didn't work. So I did the "preferred" method. Replace and rebuild each drive in ...
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Directing WAN traffic to service running on LAN behind router?

Background: I have a Synology NAS that hosts a docker-based nginx proxy manager, which will route traffic to a variety of services running on the NAS. The NAS is connected to a MikroTik router, which ...
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Backup / Mirror a drive to JBOD storage pool

I have a home NAS server running Windows Server 2016 with a JBOD of 5 disks configured in a single Storage Pool. I recently bought a single drive which is approximately the same size as the entire ...
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Questions about a multi setup RAID and NAS together?

So here's the idea: I want to run a 8TB M.2 PCIE 4.0 3 disk setup on top then down bottom I am considering my options. I am thinking about doing a NAS Setup with a RAID 1 Array together. The total ...
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Synology SSH key auth only or, failing that, different SSH password to file share access

I would like to enable SSH key only access (no password logins enabled) for shell accounts on my Synology NAS (DSM 6.2.4-25556 Update 5) to prevent brute forcing attempts. Alternatively, is it ...
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Synology NAS not accessible remotely after move. Possible firewall issue?

I am a remote administrator for a client who recently moved physical office locations. I'm having an issue with reconnecting back into the Synology NAS that they use for file store. From what they've ...
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In a multi-user environment, where is Adobe Bridge Metadata stored?

I have a team of designers / non-technical users that want to start using Adobe Bridge as an asset management & tagging system (lets say 8 people) this will be photos (edited and RAW), videos (...
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Cannot access Synology File Server from VPN using pfSense

OK, here is the situation: I have a Synology file-server/NAS on my home network, watched over by pfSense (router/firewall). I am trying to set up a VPN going through pfSense so that I can connect to ...
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How to netboot a Raspberry Pi with TFTP and NFS on a Synology NAS?

I can netboot Ubuntu 20.04 on a Raspberry Pi 4b over NFS, using a Synology DS 1618+ as a TFTP and NFS server. But I would like to protect the root file system with overlayroot so several machines can ...
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Why do directory properties differ between a Win 10 machine and a Synology NAS?

I copied a large directory from a NAS to an external drive that will be used with a Win 10 machine by connecting this USB drive and the NAS directly. When on the windows machine I tried to verify in a ...
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How to read the information from RAID's HDD when NAS is broken and HDD are not?

Since my Synology NAS (DS411slim) declared as "hybrid" RAID5 I guess this means "software", the plan should be: I should get Synology DSM 6.2 as virtual machine image from ...
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Shared folder dissappeared on Synology NAS

I recently noticed a Shared folder on our DS218play has disappeared. This has happened after a restart / software update. No user actions were performed. Can't find the folder through SSH either. It's ...
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Synology: can log in via ssh as admin, but not root

Synology DS1513+, DSM 6.2.4-25556 Update 5 I can log into admin via HTTP (and see a GUI desktop) or via SSH (and get a command prompt). Trying to log in via SSH as root, or from admin, su as root, ...

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