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How to manually backup synology system files?

I built a synology with 6 HDD drives. The files are only synchronized with Google Cloud. (Basic EXT4) I am afraid that HDD will crash down and I'd need to rebuild the system files, as the hyper backup ...
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Backing up NAS - Bufallo Link Station 420 - Synology - Mac

I have a Bufallo Link Station 420. A few years old and it keeps dropping off the network. I see others with the NAS struggle with a similar problem so I'm just replacing it and have bought a Synology ...
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Does the speed of the processor affect the speed of consistency check?

I've bought a DS918+ and I have 2x10Tb + 2x3Tb. I configured it that way: 1x10Tb + 2x3Tb for data 1x10Tb for consistency check One 1x10Tb failed. I've changed this drive 3 days ago and now it's ...
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rsync: listing only changed files/attributes

I am trying to achieve the following: In order to check whether I correctly rsynced all data from my old NAS to my new, I am executing: rsync --rltD -hvinu /path/to/old/NAS/ /path/to/new/NAS Now: -...
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Office 2016 blocks document permanently after PC crashed

I have recently upgraded from Office 2007 to Office 2016, and ever since then I observe the following behaviour: I open a document from my Synology DS216J NAS mounted as UNC-Path via SMB for example ...
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btrfs-undelete and regex for folder

i have a Synology Nas and deleted the Homes folder (Raid 5 - btrfs). i am trying to restore it via the btrfs-undelete script here: https://gist.github.com/Changaco/45f8d171027ea2655d74#file-btrfs-...
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Synology NAS - custom script after join a Windows Domain possible?

I have a Synology NAS DS415 and I have a question: Is it possible to start automatically a custom (bash) script after a special action. I need to do some configuration stuff after the  Synology NAS ...
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Synology NAS not accessible via hostname in Domain, IP Address works

We have a Synology NAS DS918+ running the latest DSM (DSM 6.2.1-23824). The Synology is linked to our Domain, and has the following networking settings: Hostname: SRVSTORAGE / IP Static (192.168.1....
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Synology DSM 6.2 on DS418play: Synonet not waking 2017 iMac

I am trying to use the synonet command to wake a 2017 iMac running on the same local network prior to performing an rsync backup. I have configured the iMac to 'Wake for Network Access' in the Energy ...
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Synology DS414j: Is Docker and Gitlab supported?

I've got a Synology DS414j NAS and would like to install Docker and Gitlab but I can't find them in the Package manager. Isn't it supported for my DS414j?
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Using Putty on a Synology NAS to Load an old HDD and not loose the data

I am trying to mount a NTFS drive on my Synology NAS and copy the data to one of the volumes so I can then mount the drive with the Synology storage manager and keep the files... I am trying this ...
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NAS IP is outside DHCP Range - now cannot access it

I have a NAS-DS216j and it is not showing up on my DHCP list. As a result, I don't know what it's IP address is and cannot connect to it in a browser, or the Synology Web Assistant (http://find....
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ffmpeg: Convert a lot of images to timelapse video fails

Around 120000 images placed in date-structured folders should be combined to a timelapse-video with ffmpeg 3.3.3 on my Synology DS218Play-NAS. For that I wrote a litte shellscript: It does: First ...
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Would it be advisable to have 2 raid-1 (mirror) using just 2 physical drives compared to just 1 raid-1 on 2 physical drives?

I'm using 2-bay drive Synology (implies I'm using linux mdadm software based RAID system). The motivation for doing so is to lessen the time rebuild RAID-1 array after it goes degraded. I currently ...
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How to merge duplicate folders with “name (1)”, “name (1) (1)” etc. structure

Syncing between my Google Filestream, Google Drive, and Synology CloudSync and got all messed up and I'm left with hundreds of duplicate folders with the folder name followed by a "(1)" or "(2)" etc., ...
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Windows Explorer : suddenly can't access server by host name, but FQDN works

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 AD Domain. All clients are running fully updated Windows 10 Pro. I have some servers (Synology), fully updated. Up until now, I can access all Synology servers just ...
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How do I keep track of unauthorised login/file operation events in a Synology NAS?

So as the title states, I am wondering if there is an option to keep track of unauthorised events, such as: failed authentication due to invalid credentials (e.g. AFP, NFS, etc.) failed file ...
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NAS does not reconnect to network after router reboot

My Synology NAS does not reconnect to the network when the router reboots or when Internet goes down and then comes back. I am connected over ethernet and the network light is on but I cannot ping the ...
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mounted local network synology folder : Input/Output error when tryign to write inside files

/etc/fstab mounts local network synology folder in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS like this: //<numeric synology ip>/<synology_folder_name> /home/<user>/<mount_folder> cifs credentials=/...
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How to make Synology chat app auto connect at startup?

I run synology chat app at startup with auto connection checked on every home computer for my family and every time (on any computer with every user) it says "operation failed". I guessed the problem ...
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Multiple local servers on same ip without port numbers in the url [duplicate]

I want to run multiple servers on 1 single ip, that can be accessed by its requested domain. Example: Server 1: A Synology nas, runs on local ip 192.168.178.100 Server 2: A ESXI server, runs on ...
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Improve video encoding quality with Synology DS Photo

I've got a Synology NAS box with DS PHOTO where you can upload 1080p videos from your phone or DSLR etc. The result is slow playback but also very bad quality video which I assume is due to using very ...
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Why does Synology spin up HDDs when last device in workgroup shut down?

I have several devices (PC, Laptop, Rasperry Pi, Printer etc) in my windows workgroup. They all access my Synology as central data storage. My Synology spin down the HDDs after not using them. ...
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FFMPEG convert video into a timelapse on synology nas

I'm trying to timelapse video from my nas synology (surveillance station on dsm 6.1.5) with the following command: sudo ffmpeg -i "20180222-080550-1519283150.mp4" -r 15 \ -filter:v "...
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Nvidia Shield TV - mount distant server

I would like to know if it is possible to mount a distant server (Synology DS216+) to an Nvidia Shield TV 2017, using the Nvidia Shield interface. I have already done it to mount local volumes, but ...
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Expanding Storage on Synology 2- Bay with no redundancy

My 2-bay Synology DS216J was initially set-up with a sole 4TB drive. The configuration had to be SHR, not only because of this one disc configuration, but also because I had no intention to use the ...
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Synology cannot sudo to root

My current DSM is 6.1.4-15217 Update 5. There is something I do not understand : I can ssh via an admin account, root account (yes, I shouldn't be according to docs) and my user account (john) which ...
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Change Wi-Fi country/region on Synology RT2600ac

I bought a Synology RT2600ac router in the US and brought it to Germany. The router is configured with the region as the US, which is of course now wrong. The configuration UI has no way to change it. ...
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Script renaming on Synology NAS

I have a Synology Nas that has a lot of files with invalid characters (the Nas does not grant permissions to users to access the file if such character exists in the name) such as * . " / \ [ ] : ; | =...
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How to avoid synology file operations being routed through macos host?

When I use Finder (or Path Finder) on macos to do file operations (copy/move) on my Synology the files get first downloaded to my macos machine and then uploaded again to Synology. E.g. : I move file ...
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Is it possible to add HDD with existing content to Synology DiskStation without loosing data?

I have an existing HDD (ext4) that already has some data and a Synology DiskStation device (DS218play), which has no disks at the moment. I would like to add this HDD to the NAS device, but need for ...
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Samba mount only allows modification if root

I am attempting to mount a Samba share from a Synology. It's still Samba and Linux. The Guest OS is Ubuntu 16.04. When Ubuntu mounts the directory, it looks just dandy. However, I am unable to ...
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Synology CloudSync: Permissions changing after moving files in Amazon Drive

On my Synology (DSM 6.1.4-15217) NAS, I have a directory hierarchy full of photos synced with Amazon Drive using the CloudSync package, and I noticed that when I use Amazon Drive (say, on my phone) to ...
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Synology LAN connection

I have a Synology DS415+. It has two LAN with Failover and Link Aggregation Support but I have no idea what this means. I have only one Ethernet cable out of the wall which connects the internet to ...
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find + xargs - move files from one subdir to another

My folder structure is like this: /volume1 /photoTest /folderA /@eaDir /eaDir_tmp /folderB /@eaDir /eaDir_tmp /folder with space /@eaDir /eaDir_tmp ...
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Synology's WiFi stops working frequently: TX Deauth pkt

I've got a Synology TC1900ac with a curious problem. WiFi is working fine most of the time, but sometimes all wireless connected devices lose the connectivity. The appear to still have a connection, ...
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Rsync macOS to Synology stopped working

I use rsync to copy files from my Macbook to my Synology NAS. I've been doing this for a couple years now and never had any issues. The other day though, I upgraded the Synology to DSM 6.1.4-15127 ...
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Mount encrypted Synology folder on non-Synology platform

I sold my Synology NAS box on eBay while keeping the HDDs. I completely forgot that I had encrypted some of my "Shared Folders". Now I desperately need to mount these @Test@ folders using anything ...
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Add redundacy disk to Synology Hybrid Raid

I have a DS216j NAS by Synology that currently hosts a single 4 TB disk. Volume is set to SHR (Synology Hybrid Raid) (without data protection). Now I bought another disk, same model, same size. I ...
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May have just screwed the pooch attempting to follow instructions in another thread to shrink my RAID

I used @Paul (https://superuser.com/users/89018/paul) instructions in his answer to Shrink RAID by removing a disk? but I think I may have made a terrible mistake. Here's the lowdown... I've been ...
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How to host multiple distinct web applications through a single domain, multiple URIs?

I have a series of separate application services I host on my home network (e.g. Plex). Some are hosted on separate physical machines on the same network. From outside of my network, I'd like to be ...
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Two servers don't see each other, but both are ok with the others network client

I'm trying to synchronize my 2nd synology server (DS1817+) with my main unit (DS3617xs). I will use rsync job thru standard Synology packages. But I have a network (I guess) problem : Assume that I ...
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Safely replacing two failing disks in a RAID 6

In a Synology DS1812+ with eight 4TB disks set up in a RAID 6, two of the disks report they are failing: Both have almost 2000 reallocated sectors according to SMART, with one having ~400 pending ...
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Use WD MyCloud connected to Synology Diskstation?

I had a 2tb WD MyCloud for a few years and recently upgraded to a Synology Diskstation with 4x4tb drives. I have migrated the data from my MyCloud to the DiskStation but seems silly to just let the ...
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Western Digital disk not showing up in Synology NAS 1815+

I have a Synology NAS 1815+ with 2 Seagate 8Tb drives running in it, the system is configured in Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR), each drive is a separate volume, there's no disk group. I've been trying to ...
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Synology DSM 6.1.3 Where are the MariaDB 5 files located

I'm having the following problem: My Synology DS216SE doesn't want to install phpBB after I updated MariaDB from version 5 to 10. The problem here is that strangly phpBB seems to find my MariaDB 5 ...
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Does the Synlogy RT2600ac contain a S0-Bus and is compatible with V-DSL?

I'm thinking about buying the Synlogy RT2600ac but I wanted to know if it supports the following features: Does it contain a S0-Bus/ S interface? Is it compatible with V-DSL in Germany/ Does it ...
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Synology NAS disk crashed flag

Trying to understand and find where and how the "crashed" status of a disk is stored/calculated. I've had a little poke around in ssh with some common commands people use (mdadm, mount, fdisk. I know ...
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Synology Hyper Backup to external USB drive: Exception occurred while backing up data (Disk I/O error)

I am attempting to backup my entire Synology1 DS415+ NAS volume to an external Western Digital My Book 8 TB USB drive, using Hyper Backup. The backup worked fine for about 10 hours, but suddenly ...
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W10 - Can't open any file on the network “directory name is invalid”

Hope you're well. Detail Issue: I'm accessing my network files hosted on a Synology via windows explorer (unc path &/or mapped drive) and since a few days I'm unable to open any file via ...