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RDP on Linux Synology Virtual Machine

I have created two virtual machine in Synology DS718+; the firt a Windows 10, the second a Linux Fedora Cinnamon. From my Linux Fedora Cinnamon pc, I can rdp to the Windows machine via Remmina without ...
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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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Find rogue script/process on Synology

I have a Synology NAS and I am getting alerts from my Ubiquity firewall that a process running on the Synology is making DNS requests for a .su TLD. These requests happen roughly every 40 minutes, so ...
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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 It comes with the default and outdated 2.7.1, but I have installed the synocommunity ffmpeg package (4.2.1) as well for improved ...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: password change for users with restricted access

I use the cloud drive feature on my Synology NAS. I have a couple of users who have only access to the Synology Drive cloud service (no DSM, no FTP...). I've created the users and gave them unique ...
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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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Synology NAS DS418play - protect a folder

I'm one of the administrators on our family's Synology DS418play. I'd like to store personal financial data in a folder and protect it from any other NAS users accessing it, including the other ...
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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 & Sendmail - I can not sign my mails with DKIM

I post here as a last resort, I did not find the solution to my problem. I installed optware on my Synology DS418 in order to have sendmail. I send mail at the command line using the /opt/sbin/...
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How do I reformat a disk (in a Synology NAS) from BTRFS to EXT4?

I just received a Synology NAS (D418play) and installed a HDD. The setup wizard created a volume and storage pool automatically, but the disk was formatted as BTRFS and I want it to be EXT4. What is ...
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issue with single path iScsi storage to two different xenserver each

Here is the situation that i am trying to setup for testing (refer image) Server/PC with one port to storage (each) Server/PC with one port to the other Server/PC Environment: Xenserver XCP v8 & ...
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Synology bash script errors out on 'declare -A indexes'

Hope there are some gurus here that could help out. Here is the script I am trying to schedule #!/bin/bash declare -A indexes SOURCE='/volume1/Critical/Photos/' DEST='/volume1/Critical/photo/...
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Backintime Linux desktop backup to a Synology DiskStation (encrypted shared folder)

I want to use back in time (BIT) to backup my Ubuntu (18.04) workstation via SSH (rsync) to a Synology NAS running DSM6. To achieve that, I followed the BIT tutorial for that matter. However, ...
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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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2 MacBook Pro two-way sync with NAS

I like to know how should I resolve this. We have 2 MacBook Pros that are off-site occasionally. Both Macs have external hard drive to hold the synchronized data. Both are syncing with Synology ...
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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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How to connect to my Synology NAS using OpenVPN?

I have a Synology NAS at home. I have installed the VPN Server package and enabled Open VPN. I don't want to use the QuickConnect and I want to minimise the number of port for port forwarding. I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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