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How to connect to iscsi target with iscsiadm from Synology through SSH

Since we want to back up our Synology NAS internally with a rotation system, I'm trying to connect to an iscsi target on my tandberg/overland Quickstation 4 from my Synology NAS (SA3400). I've tried ...
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Can I use docker safely on Synology NAS without accepting app-store terms?

I don't really want to agree to Synology's terms when using software from their "app store" because it is not clear to me what data they use and exchange when I agree to the terms. As there ...
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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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Backup data to NAS and Cloud

I have a local workstation (Windows Server) and I want to backup 2 of its data drives nightly for a total of about 2.5TB. I also have a NAS (DS218+) connected to the network with 2 HDDs in RAID. I ...
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Degraded Synology volume even though all drives report normal

I recently upgraded two hard drives on my Synology DS-412+. When the volume expansion completed, DSM now reports that the volume/storage pool is degraded but all three drives in the storage pool ...
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How to create albums from folders in Synology Moments?

I want to migrate my Mac OS photo library to Synology Moments. I have spent a lot of time creating albums in mac photos. I don't want to have to do this all over again. I have exported all the albums,...
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Synology NAS Hibernation issues due to SMB broadcasts

I'm another user going around this merry-go round again. I purchased a Synology NAS DS718+, installed Plex and Docker (calibre-web-server), and have found the NAS is never sleeping. After looking at ...
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RAID 5 rebuild failed after removing and reinserting a disk

I have a Synology Diskstation 414j at my home that runs RAID 5 across 3 drives. I was curious to see what Diskstation looked like on the inside, so I unscrewed the back, took out the drives, and put ...
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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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docker using btrfs on lvm2 mount

I've modified my synology DS918 (DSM 6.2.2-24922 Update 4) to run docker-19.03.8. Unfortunately, while the main mount /volume1 is btrfs, and docker supports btrfs as a storage driver, it requires a ...
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File Transfer to Synology DS414 Painfully slow

We have a Synology DS414 it has 4 x 4TB Drives in Raid 5 for a total capacity of 10.9Tb We used to have a single volume with an iSCSI LUN and mounted on to a server then mapped to everyone as mapped ...
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Synology RS818+ and 2 internet connections

We have an RS818+ in our small home based office. There are 2 incoming internet connections - one at 250/10 and one at 250/250. We run backups from the RS818+ to Backblaze B2. Obviously, I want to use ...
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Synology DS: New domain user can access shared folder

I have a Synology DS215+ with DSM 6.0-7321 which is joined to a AD domain. Everything works fine with existing domain users. Now there is a new user that was added to the domain some days ago. He is ...
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Wildcard cert on Synology NAS

I'm running Synology DSM 6.2.2-24922 Update 4 and I wish to setup a wildcard cert with Let's Encrypt. It has been over a year since I've tried this and that time it didn't go so well. I can remember I ...
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Prevent PC from using Wifi over Ethernet to access Synology NAS

Im having a small issue that I thought would be easy to solve but is proving difficult. I have a synology nas connected to a router via Ethernet. My PC (Win10) connects to the NAS via ethernet and to ...
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How to change sub-folder permissions on Synology NAS

Longtime computer user here but super-novice when it comes to administrating users/groups in Windows10, I suspect this has been asked before but I couldn't sort out which article I should be looking ...
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NAS: DynDNS and VPN setup not working at same time?

I've a Synology NAS, the DS218+, and i have this setup: The NAS is connectet to my router (AVM FritzBox), which is the ISP device that is connected to the internet On this router, i set up a DynDNS ...
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Why do mac and synology report different file sizes? [duplicate]

I have files on my MacBookPro that I copy into Synology. I have noticed that Finder and FileStation show different file size. I have attached a screenshot for both these. Finder on MacBookPro. And ...
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How to create and connect subdomain to Synology

I have a Synology DS1812+ and a domain from Hover, let's call it example.com. How can I create a subdomain, like nas.example.com, connect it to my Synology, then use it outside my home network? ...
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Very Slow Data Transfer between two Internal Volume on Synology NAS

I tried both File Copy within File Station, both Move to and Copy to had the same results. I try changing Shared Folder location to a different volume. The results were the same. Even with Multiple ...
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Synology NAS with two chained routers

As seen in the picture above, I have two routers and a Synology NAS. The first router is provided by my ISP and also has wi-fi. The second one, my own, it connected to the first by cable. It also has ...
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Synology - How to backup @appstore directories using HyperBackup?

I've spent the last couple of hours trying to figure out a way to backup application settings located in the /volumeX/@appstore directory on a Synology DSM 6.2 system. I've had this working in the ...
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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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Configure a synology NAS reverse proxy to not replace URL

I'm a little confused about how to configure subdomains to multiple servers on the same physical machine. Currently, I have a domain name which is setup to use DDNS. I have the built in reverse ...
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FFMPEG (Synology) : Error while opening encoder for output stream #0:0 - maybe incorrect parameters such as bit_rate, rate, width or height

I'm trying to convert my avi files into mp4 so that Plex doesn't need to transcode them. I want to run it from my Synology NAS which has ffmpeg installed. When I run this command ffmpeg -i Pilot.avi ...
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APC Smart UPS, Synology DS918+ and Mac mini

I have a new APC Smart-UPS C 1000, a 2018 Mac mini, and a Synology DS918+. I am trying to figure out if there is a way that when the battery gets low, the Mac and the Synology can both safely shut ...
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Strange shared folder issue

Same laptop. When I log in, a shared folder on our network is accessible. But when another user logs in, the same shared folder is not accessible. The shared folder is public. The laptop has Windows ...
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Synology MailPlus server reports many attempts to log in. Should I worry?

I've got the MailPlus server installed on my Synology 1618+. I receive reports from this server on a daily basis. What I see are a lot of attempts to log in to my server probably to use it as a spam ...
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How do I share internet connection in Synology Diskstation?

My Synology Diskstation has 2 LAN ports. LAN 1 is directly connected to my laptop's LAN port. (IP Address 169...*) LAN 2 is connected to the home router with internet. (IP Address 192.168..) How ...
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Synology DSM 6.2.x: How to SSH as non-admin user

Since DSM 6.2.2 we have troubles connecting to a Synology NAS as non-admin user via ssh. Before this was possible by simply changing the login shell in /etc/passwd from /sbin/nologin to /bin/sh. This ...
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User ID mapping with NFS on Synology NAS

I have a Synology NAS box (running DSM 5.1), and I've exported a directory via NFS. I'm attempting to mount it on my Ubuntu box. It mostly works fine, but I'm having issues with user and group ...