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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

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Central Management System: Manage multiple Synology NAS servers from one place

I have at the time of writing this, 2 synology NAS servers. I have one in Sweden and one in Spain for backup purposes and I am planing to buy my third one very soon. Managing two synology NASes is not difficult, depending on the use, but adding a third one, the administration would become… Continue reading Central Management System: Manage multiple Synology NAS servers from one place

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How to configure Snapshot Replication on your Synology

If you have two synology NASes  there are a lot of ways for you to backup your data. You can backup your data using: File station : Drag and drop files between NASes Cloud Station ShareSync: One/Two way sync for files and folders that change frequently in real time (hot storage). Shared Folder Sync: One way sync for… Continue reading How to configure Snapshot Replication on your Synology