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Synology DSM moved to new LAN can't access

I had my Synology DSM (version currently unknown) up and running in my old home. Then we moved, changed the provider, have a new router, etc. ... Before my private network did run under 192.168.1., ...
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Updating DSM on Synology 920+ When getting not enough space message

I need to update DSM on my Synology 920+. In the past I have never had an issue but with the most recent update I receive the below message: Insufficient system capacity for update I have followed ...
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Rsync to Synology NAS with public key does not work as expected

I know that this question is asked a lot, but none of the answers could help me so far. I am trying to copy files via rsync from an ubuntu server to a Synology nas without a password prompt. I am ...
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NUL characters appear at the end of some files sometimes

Since I am using Synology to backup my files and sync them between devices, I sometimes get NUL characters at the end of my files and sometimes 2 or 3 lines are deleted randomly at the end of the file....
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How to have date indexed by Synology for shared network drive

Aim I would like to have images grouped by date (as shown at https://superuser.com/a/1670789/138868). Environment I have my images stored on a Network drive The network drive is made available by ...
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Synology DSM 7.2 cannot add iptables LOG rule

When trying to add a LOG rule to iptables on Synology DSM 7.2 the following error is thrown: iptables: No chain/target/match by that name. Verified that LOG module is loaded, rule is valid, chain is ...
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Create certificates for self-hosted apps, for access within the LAN

I use Cloudfare Tunnel to access my apps form outside the network, but if I'm at home, I want to skip the tunnel, and access them directly using the same domain name and https connection as if from ...
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Missing static routing in VPN Connection (VPN server + RPi + subnet)

I have two networks that are connected via VPN. I have an OpenVPN server running on my NAS at home. Outside my network I have a Raspberry Pi (RPi) which is connected to my local network via VPN. The ...
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Synology shared folder created from other synology rsync: authorization, permissions access denied

I set up a synology rsync from an old NAS (DSM 6.15) to a new one (DSM 7.2). (in synology DSM : shared folder sync ("synchro du dossier partagé" in French).) When you do so, the task creates ...
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Can I swap between two RAIDs on one NAS?

Weird question, confuses Google, not sure where to ask. I want to buy a Synology DS923+ NAS enclosure and load it up with 4 RAIDed drives. Then I'd like to remove those 4 drives and put them away, ...
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How to configure the user's terminal history in Synology DSM?

The history is limited by 100 entries. In other Linux distros I can configure that in the ~/.bashrc of my user. But in DSM I found no such a file. So, how to set the $HISTSIZE and the $HISTFILESIZE (...
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Open a video from Synology File Station directly in VLC

I have a Synology NAS, with some videos stored on it. At home I can access the video using SMB shares, and open them with VLC as if they were on a local disk from the internet on a mobile device, I ...
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Can Synology Hidrid RAID (SHR) be composed of 2 disks with different file-systems?

I did search a lot and found nothing on this exact matter. I have a Synology DS2018J NAS with 2 disks 4GB each and EXT4 file system on both. I want to change the file system on both to BTRFS, and I ...
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Where to download Synology DS214se DSM version 5.0?

I have recently connected my NAS DS214se back to internet after several years of not using it. I had to reset my NAS since it wouldn't let me to log in (not authorized). Current version of DSM ...
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Synology NAS on WLAN

I currently have my NAS connected to my network using an Ethernet cable to a Devolo PLC (Power-line communication). Works fine. However, I need to move it to a location where the PLC connection is ...
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Synology UPnP configuration

I am trying to set up a home network using a TP-Link Archer AX55 router to bridge the provider modem Comtrend GRG-4280us. I have a Synology NAS DS1019+ at home and I am attempting to configure it on ...
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Does multi storage pools make sense to avoid more damage from a bad disk?

I am a beginner of NAS(and its hardwares), and I get some basic knowledge about RAID from Synology's guidebook. There are many tutorials taught me how to use my hard drive devices to create the ...
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Restart a PC with Synology NAS task

I would like to have a script for Synology NAS task manager that can restart a PC in the local network.
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Access remote network devices through OpenVPN

I'm attempting to use a VPN to access remote network devices, while blocking off those devices from the internet. I've set the firewall (on a Synology NAS) to allow accessing those ports from a local ...
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Would using a NAS for backup in this case be any better than using an external drive? [closed]

I'm fairly new to this, so maybe the whole premise is flawed, and there is a better way, but here goes. I am using Windows 10 Home and I'd like to at least somewhat ensure the safety of my data by ...
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I could SSH externally into VM, but suddenly stopped working, but worked again temporarily on router reboot. Why does this happen?

Please be gentle; I'm completely new to network management. Background: I am running an Ubuntu Desktop 20.x VM on a Synology DS916. Some pertinent details are as follows: The VM has a static private ...
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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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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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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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Mac login via server

For my small business I have bought a Mac mini. Soon an extra employee will start to work here and he will use that Mac mini. I can create 2 accounts on the Mac Mini, my own admin account and another ...
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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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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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Unable to ssh with key into my Synology NAS

This question has already been asked so many times, but the solutions don't work for me. I'm trying to ssh with a key from an Ubuntu system to my Synology NAS, but I'm still asked the user password ...
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Synology - delete or decrease file versions to free up disk space

Synology CloudStation file versioning uses a lot of space so how can I free up some space? How can I see how much space file versioning used?
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How to access Synology git server remotely?

I can access the git server when using the same WiFi. But if I switch to mobile network, I can no longer access it. DSM version 7.0 Does the NAS have a VPN or other phone home to get me back to the ...
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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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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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Locked out of my NAS - 2FA codes don't work while I'm abroad

I'm currently abroad. I have my Synology NAS set up in my apartment. While still there I set up a 2FA on it for my admin account. I remember a while back when I was trying to log in to it, it didn't ...
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Secure file sharing with a Synology NAS reverse proxy

I am trying to configure a Synology NAS for a small business, allowing secure transfer of files to clients. I opted to configure the NAS as a reverse proxy server, since I anticipate having to connect ...
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Platform/version-independent sorting for gnu sort

I am trying to do an offline comparison of two lists generated on two different systems. They both have GNU coreutils so to aid the diff'ing, I sort both lists using sort before transferring them. I'...
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Synology NAS VPN connection woes from iOS devices

I’m trying to set up VPN on my home Synology NAS DS918+ so that I can use it while I’m traveling. I set it up for L2TP/IPSec: As such: To get an IP address of my home (I don’t have a static IP) I’m ...
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Synology NAS - add new drive and change RAID type

I have DS220+ with 1 3TB drive, and basic raid (no data protection). I want to add another 3TB drive, and change the RAID type to SHR. On the storage pool action menu I have no "Add Drive" ...
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Remove Drive from NAS, Test on Windows

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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SSH key authentication installed on DSM 7, now sudo is refused

My Synology is upgraded to DSM 7 somewhere in june and I was running openHAB on it. All broke down so I have to rebuild my complete openHAB environment. To help me out I updated my connection to the ...
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Two "Routers" and a NAS

I have what Xfinity calls a gateway (really a modem/router combo) on the main floor of my home. I have an ethernet cable coming from it, connecting to a powerline networking device at the wall. I ...
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synology drive client connection failed please check your network settings

I have a Synology Nas DS1019+ and I have access to the admin panel. I want to use Synology Drive Client but It cannot connect and shows the error below : I had read from Synology Knowledge Center ...
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What exactly is Parity Consistency Check that Synology NAS runs when a new disk is added and why does it normally take a long time to complete?

What exactly is "Parity Consistency Check" that Synology NAS runs when a new disk is added and why does it normally take a long time to complete? Why does the process takes a long time? (can ...
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Synology disk station as local dropbox alternative

Does anyone know if and how I could use my Synology disk-station as a kind of local dropbox server, i.e. I have a folder that is always synchronized locally between the NAS and the respective ...
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How to set up passwordless login for SSH with different usernames?

I have a Windows 10 system and use the username "WindowsGod". Funny. :-) And I have a Synology NAS named "MyDisk" that uses Linux as operating system but my user name for this is &...
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USB 2.0 and 3.0 speed comparison for HDD

So I have a Synology device, with both USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports. I wanted to add on additional HDD devices for backing up data. Now my problem is that the USB 3.0 has already been utilized now I am ...
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Will Synology still recognize its drive after it's been assembled via mdadm on another OS?

I have one HDD with a single Basic ext4 volume, and accidentally deleted some of my files on it. I want to try extundelete or ext4magic under Ubuntu, but I'm worried - does mdadm assembly modify the ...
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Browser related display issue with Synology Docker

This is a new problem, but I have not checked this scenario in months so don't know when it might have started. Synology DS-718+ (on local network) DSM 6.2.4-25556 Docker 18.09.0-0519 Windows 10x64 ...
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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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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

A HDD has been removed from a two bay Synology NAS (DS214j). 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 NAS to fix ...
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