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How do I create manual DNS entries for Synology's routers running SRM?

dd-wrt and Tomato use dnsmasq to allow easily adding manual DNS entries for reserved DHCP addresses. This is useful for adding names for devices with static IP addresses that don't use DHCP (e.g. a ...
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Synology router port forwarding does not work

I have the following setup: 1 cheap router supplied by my ISP: 192.168.1.1 1 Synology router (bought by me): 192.168.2.1 connected to the Syno router a Debian box: 10.0.5.32 An apache2 is nicely ...
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Two issues with iSCSI on Windows 10

I'm using iSCSI on Synology DS918+ with Windows 10 PCs. I think iSCSI with Jumbo Packet enabled, the performance is ok on 1Gbps ethernet. (Wish I had 10Gbps though) Two issues I'm having are: If I ...
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Enabling HTTPS on all Synology ports

I’m attempting to set up external access for a couple services on my Synology DiskStation. I have a cert created from LetEncrypt (using the DSM’s GUI to do so) and I can access https://mysynology....
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Rebuild RAID with Old HDD in Synology NAS

From a Synology NAS with two bays, one of the HDDs has been removed. The remaining HDD is working fine as remaining part of the degraded RAID 1. Is it possible to re-add the once removed HDD in the ...
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Accidentally changed an IPv4 setting on Synology NAS Cannot access it anymore

I have a Synology NAS which was working fine - for the usage I was making of it : backup - but it wasn't connected to the internet. I was able to access it via the browser GUI or in windows (via \...
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Why rsync found files who has vanished on exfat synology?

I try to transfer some files from an external hard drive in exfat to my synology Nas using rsync using the usb connection. During the transfert rsync found files who have vanished when it's time to ...
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Synology Router Port Forwarding to NGINX

Setup: My Synology Router (RT2600ac) has setup a port forwarding to my server in my home network. This server is running nginx and acts as a reverse proxy to map the incoming http requests to ...
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How to stress test a Synology NAS HDD?

I'll soon be getting my DS920+ Synology NAS setup with two Synology HAT5300 HDDs. I would like to put these two HDDs into a stress test before running my NAS setup. This is my first time to setup up a ...
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Assigning user privileges on Synology DSM

I have multiple shared folders on my Synology: Family Photo Video Now, I have several users: Peter, Andrew, Margaret. I would like Peter to have access to all the shared folders. Andrew should have ...
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Is it possible to run the Synology DiskStation DS720+ without HDDs?

I was wondering if it is possible to run the Synology DiskStation DS720+ without HDDs? I would mount the NFS share from another Synology NAS, because I just need the new Synology system, not the ...
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DSM unaccessible via browser since update to 6.2.3

Since I upgraded my DSM from version 4 to version 6.2.3, I can't access DSM interface via browser. I see my Syno (413J) in the Synology assistant and I can access my data via the finder. Performed ...
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restore synology dsm 6.0 on newly configured system

I have a Synology DS1618+ NAS and have a problem. After upgrading to the last DSM 6.2.3 I was asked to upgrade Synology Drive Server. For some reason when I do that my volume2 crashes. As long as I do ...
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Transfer data to NAS synology from server located behind a VPN

Is it possible to configure a synology NAS to be able to transfer data (using ssh but other protocl are possible) from a server located behind a VPN. I've all the credentials to connect to the VPN and ...
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OpenVPN on Synology NAS VPN Server Package - Can access while hotspotting with phone, but not while connected to my friend's wifi network…why?

My goal is to be able to access my LAN remotely. I have recently added the VPN Server package on my Synology NAS and enabled OpenVPN. I exported the configuration and setup OpenVPN client ...
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Synology recover data with a deleted pv

Our synology died (issue with motherboard) last summer. I recover datas from an ubuntu following this link : https://www.synology.com/en-us/knowledgebase/DSM/tutorial/Storage/...
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File based backup in Synology NAS

I've a Synology NAS with two HDD in it. One main HDD and one for the backup of the main. I want to backup a folder from the main HDD to the backup HDD. Using the HyperBackup App (or package) it copy ...
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Set quota for Synology Drive backups

When using Synology Drive's backup feature, is it possible to set storage quotas for each backup task? I'm going to be backing up multiple computers and want to avoid a situation where either of them ...
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Remove Drive from NAS, just for testing

I would like to remove a drive from a NAS that is part of a RAID. The aim is just to test it. Use case 1: e.g. QNAP Bought a new drive, I created a first RAID1, but I forgot to test. Now I want to do ...
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Synology NAS Multimedia content migration

I'm about to replace my current DiskStation with a new one with more disk space. In the process, I'll move from 6GB JBOD to 10GB RAID storage. Since my current NAS is nearly full, I have a lot of data ...
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rsync ntfs/ext4 (windows/synology diskstation) incremental backup

Im trying to incrementel backup my windows server via rsync from my synology nas. For that i mounted the windows server on my diskstation under /volume1/homes/multimedia Then running rsync: rsync -av -...
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Chromium - Synology Surveillence station, unlimited timeout

I´ll describe my situation. I have a Synology NAS that manages my surveillence system via Synology Surveillance station (4 cameras). I have a Raspberry Pi 4B with some monitor with startup command ...
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Two MacBooks syncing with Synology NAS. Or another solution?

We have two mobile MacBook Pros with external SSDs. All sync data is copied to external drives beforehand. At first on sync I know it checks if the files compare. But it shouldn't do the whole sweep ...
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Remote access a Synology NAS

I'm trying to setup my Synology NAS for remote access. I can access my NAS via ip xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:5000 from diskstation. However, how do I handle my laptop because my Desktop, documents, pictures, ...
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Is it possible to create a non-mounted folder path for a mounted folder [Ubuntu]?

I have a machine running Ubuntu 18.04 and a Synology NAS device. My goal is to backup a specific directory to the NAS on a regular schedule. This folder is located on my SSD, but it also contains a ...
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How to live sync files between syonology NAS 713+ and Ubuntu server 18.04

I need some way to sync data from synology diskstation to ubuntu server 18.04 and back. I use Synology drive for windows machines and Ubuntu desktops but I have not found any way to install and ...
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Shutdown of Mac (10.14.6) not working after upsmon (UPS connected to Synology) issued it -only works under sudo

The problems: Shutdown triggered from upsmon does not shutdown my Mac, the shutdown command still seems to require sudo. all upsmon messages are shown only to user nutmon, not to all users in case of ...
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Setting up second router to assign first router ip addresses

First Router = RT2600ac Synology. Lan Address: 192.168.0.1 Starting Address: 192.168.0.2 Ending Address: 192.168.0.254 The second Router = Google WiFi Lan Address: 192.168.1.1 Staring Address: 192.168....
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Separate different filetypes of movies to different folders on my NAS

Background: I have more than 500 movies on my NAS. My Family could watch those movies wherever they are. The main problem is my Synology DS215J NAS device can not play *.avi files, but can play mkv, ...
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Should I put all four HDDs into NAS even if I do not need the their full capacity right now?

I have new four-bay NAS (Synology DS418play) and four new 4TB HDDs (WD40EFRX). Is it advisable to put all disks into NAS right away, even if I do not need the full storage capacity? Or should I put ...
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Storage pool on Synology NAS

I have 1 SA3400 with 12 x 16 TB and 1x RX1217Sas with 12x 16 TB . I have a few questions: how to shut down the expansion? I shutting down the sa3400, but the expansion is not turned off My plan is ...
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“Device name already in use” when trying to access NAS still waking up from sleep

Environment: windows 10 PC + Synology NAS on a static IP set up to go to sleep after 30m of not using it Whenever I try to access a network share mapped to a drive letter, e.g. "V:" in this example I ...
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Access Synology DS418play using *myddnshostname*.synology.me DDNS with quickconnect.to already working remotely

I've been struggling with this quite a bit! I am able to access my Synology DS418play remotely (i.e., not on my home network) by using myquickconnectid.us1.quickconnect.to. However, after setting up ...
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ffmpeg error while opening encoder for output stream

I have 2 versions of ffmpeg installed on my synology DS718+ NAS. It comes with the default and outdated 2.7.1, but I have installed the synocommunity ffmpeg package (4.2.1) as well for improved ...
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How to connect Windows PC to a Synology NAS via a 2-router configuration?

I'm using Synology DS918+ NAS. It is connected via 2 routers. The best way to explain it is to show it in a diagram (sorry for my mad MS Paint skills): So what I am trying to do is to connect from ...
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Rsync from Mac OS to synology with btrfs having issues with file and directories that contain umlauts and similar characters

I want to copy a folder from my local Mac (Catalina with APFS) to my Synology (btrfs filesystem) on my local network. And all files that have an umlaut in it (ö,ä,ü,....) gets in trouble somehow. ...
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How can I transfer 8TB of data from a two 4TB disk RAID 0 array to a new 8TB disk I want to place in that same array

I have a small Synology NAS with 2-bay and 4TB HDD on each bay. It’s configured in RAID 0 (Yes, I know. I like to live dangerously). I would like to upgrade both drives to 8TB but for that to happen, ...
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What is taking up space on my Synology NAS?

My Synology NAS DS216j has two x 2TB drives in a RAID configuration. Storage Manager shows 1.37TB capacity as in use, which surprised me when I noticed as I do not have anywhere near that volume of ...
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Synology: understanding the group service permission

Let's say I have a user group A and user group B. I want A to have access to the FTP service and nothing else. I want B to have access to the cloud drive service and nothing else. Now if I add a ...
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Docker container port timeout

I have plex running inside a docker container. I have mapped port 32400 from inside the container to port 32450 on the host. I cannot connect to it. root@Media:~# curl localhost:32450 ^C but... if I ...
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Synology SHR with 1 drive, soon to be 3

Kind of a weird question: I just ordered a Synology DS918+ and 2 x WD RED 10TB for Amazon Prime Day (the purchase limit is 2), but the drives are out of stock and don't ship for over 2 weeks. I ...
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Synology VPN why 'what's my IP' is not correct

I setup Synology VPN server. When connecting from TunnelBlick client, it connect to my home and I am able to access LAN computer. But, if check 'what's my IP', the IP is not my home IP service ...
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Synology NAS: SMS Alerts are not parsed correctly

In the past I've set up the SMS notifications service on my Synology NAS (DSM 6.2.2-24922 ) through ClickaTell. Now whenever I receive a SMS notification every message looks like this: @ W @ A @ R ...
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How to setup Synology mail server (not MailServerPlus) under noip.com

I have Synology server running with router Netgear R7000. R7000 has a domain register under noip.com with domain: hello.ddns.net. I want to setup MailServer (not MailServerPlus which is paid server) ...
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How to shutdown macOS / mac OSX from Network UPS Tools client - NUT

I’m looking for help in shutting down my iMac on detecting a power failure while running from a UPS. My setup is an APC SMT750i UPS, powering two Synology NASs, and iMac plus the network kit (router, ...
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RAID 1 vs RAID 0 with Seagate Ironwolf

I am about to buy a NAS server from Synology or QNAP, it's supposed to be used for Plex Media Server. I'll buy some Seagate Ironwolf NAS HDD Drivers, but I am wondering if I have to setup like RAID ...
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How can I mirror one Synology DiskStation to another so as to use the other as a backup?

Currently, I have a Synology DiskStation DS216 at my office. I bought new DiskStation DS218+ to replace the old one. I want to set up DS218+ to mirror its data to DS216 as a backup so that in case ...
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How to setup synology mailserver for outlook

I have installed the Synology Mailserver (not MailPlus) and would like to receive mails using IMAP. I've created the following DNS records sinnema.me NS ns1.isource.nl sinnema.me NS ...
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Synology to outside world while also hosting web server

This is probably a simple question so forgive me... I run a Synogy NAS that is accessible externally via port 5000. I also run a web server on another PC that is on port 80. I set up a Moodle server ...
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How to recover Raid Volume from Degraded/Crashed state (btrfs / Synology)

The Volume on my Synology Expansion crashed and can't recover on its own. Drive is probably OK. It happen after cleaning the device from dust. Until that time Volume was also OK so I believe it ...

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