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Hard drive shows as "uninitialized" in my NAS (Linux) but is fine in Windows7

What RAID? I wouldn't trust any windows tools to make/handle any non-native filesystems. And I strongly doubt windows can "chkdisk" ext4. You can live-boot almost any flavour of linux you ...
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Is it possible to use a NAS to host videos?

@davidgo's answer is a good starting point and will work basically on anything. But if you've already got that set up and your NAS is a bit beefier (has hardware video encoding support), you can ...
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Is it possible to use a NAS to host videos?

The rough, practical short answer is "Yes but" . The long answer is a bit more complex. A NAS does just what the name implies "Network Attached Storage" - ie its just a store of ...
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Mount NTFS drive in Synology NAS via bay

Synology support for internal disks only ext4 and btrfs. So as it is mentioned in commend connect this drive via USB and copy the information.
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Synology client connecting to OpenVPN server?

If your .ovpn file contains embedded certificates (at the end of the file you have: ... # Set log file verbosity. verb 3 # Silence repeating messages ;mute 20 key-direction 1 <ca> -----BEGIN ...
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Cannot boot from SD Card on Raspberry Pi 3+ when external hard drive is connected

My microSD card was simply dead. I changed it after multiple tests which showed that it was an error of the card and not of the hard disk.
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Inconsistent copy speed on LAN (Windows10->Synology)

This question comes up from time to time : This behavior is because what you're seeing is how fast do the caches fill-up on Windows and in the NAS. As the disk is faster than the network, Windows will ...
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clone failing drive without losing redundancy on Synology NAS

DSM 7 adds a "replace drive" feature. If I had a spare drive bay, this would do what I asked for. Sadly, it doesn't appear to work with a USB-attached disk.
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Is it possible to move RAID5 arrays in and out of a synology NAS

As long as: The drives are removed all at once, when the device is powered off They are put back in all at once, when the device is powered off And all drives survive It should be possible. Try to ...
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