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Synology 2019 Configuration Guide Part 4: Basic Security settings

In this blog post I will show you basic security settings that I highly recommend you to follow to increase the security of your files and NAS. Before we get started, if you are still thinking about which synology to buy, check this guide instead: Synology 2019 Buying Guide, but if you are the happy owner of… Continue reading Synology 2019 Configuration Guide Part 4: Basic Security settings

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Synology 2019 Configuration Guide Part 3: 16GB RAM specs and how to upgrade your Synology DS918+

In this blog post I will show you how to upgrade the RAM on your Synology and give you choices on which one to buy. Disclaimer: Memory upgrade will most likely void the warranty. Also, installing a new RAM memory on the DS918+ is very easy but you can still cause damage to it, so… Continue reading Synology 2019 Configuration Guide Part 3: 16GB RAM specs and how to upgrade your Synology DS918+

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Synology 2019 Configuration Guide Part 2: Configure your Hard Drives or Storage pool (RAID or SHR)

If you are still thinking about which synology to buy, check this guide instead: Synology 2019 Buying Guide, but if you are the happy owner of a new Synology, here is a guide on how to configure your brand new Synology!! Here is the list of upcoming posts: Install DSM in your Synology (operating system) Configure… Continue reading Synology 2019 Configuration Guide Part 2: Configure your Hard Drives or Storage pool (RAID or SHR)

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Synology 2019 Configuration Guide Part 1: Configure your new Synology in just a few clicks (DSM 6 and above)

If you are still thinking about which synology to buy, check this guide instead: Synology 2019 Buying Guide, but if you are the happy owner of a new Synology, here is a guide on how to configure your brand new Synology!! Here is the list of upcoming posts: Install DSM in your Synology (operating system) -this… Continue reading Synology 2019 Configuration Guide Part 1: Configure your new Synology in just a few clicks (DSM 6 and above)

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Synology 2019 Buying Guide Part 4: Which drive should you buy in 2019 for your NAS?

Are you looking for a Synology NAS but you find all the models confusing? How big should your disks be? RAID or not RAID? Many questions, many decisions before you know what you need to buy. I am in the process of buying my third synology, so I decided to document the process, so you… Continue reading Synology 2019 Buying Guide Part 4: Which drive should you buy in 2019 for your NAS?

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Synology 2019 Buying Guide Part 3: Which Synology NAS should you buy in 2019?

Are you looking for a Synology NAS but you find all the models confusing? How big should your disks be? RAID or not RAID? Many questions, many decisions before you know what you need to buy. I am in the process of buying my third synology, so I decided to document the process, so you… Continue reading Synology 2019 Buying Guide Part 3: Which Synology NAS should you buy in 2019?

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Synology 2019 Buying guide Part 2: How much storage do I need?

Are you looking for a Synology NAS but you find all the models confusing? How big should your disks be? RAID or not RAID? Many questions, many decisions before you know what you need to buy. I am in the process of buying my third synology, so I decided to document the process, so you… Continue reading Synology 2019 Buying guide Part 2: How much storage do I need?

Empty all Recycle bins at once · NAS server · Tips & Tricks

Empty all Recycle Bins on your Synology at once

I have enabled the Recycle bins on almost all my shared folders in my Synology servers, but I rarely empty them. I am starting to have some space constrains in one of them and I wanted to empty all the recycle bins at once. If you also need this, here is how you do it;… Continue reading Empty all Recycle Bins on your Synology at once

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Synology 2019 Buying Guide Part 1: The models | J, Value and Plus Series

Are you looking for a Synology NAS but you find all the models confusing? How big should your disks be? RAID or not RAID? Many questions, many decisions before you know what you need to buy. I am in the process of buying my third synology, so I decided to document the process, so you… Continue reading Synology 2019 Buying Guide Part 1: The models | J, Value and Plus Series

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SSL on your WordPress site hosted on your Synology

I finally managed to add a Let’s encrypt to the WordPress sites I have hosted on my Synology (a while ago, I just forgot to post about it) and this definitely requires a blog post so others can also make it work. Oh! this will work with Dynamic IP’s 🙂 Prerequisites: Install WordPress on your… Continue reading SSL on your WordPress site hosted on your Synology