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Protect your NAS from ransomware like eCh0raix

2019-07-27 update: It is happening on the synologies too right now. Follow the guide below to protect yourself from the attack! Have you heard the news? A new ransomware is alive and kicking and is targeting all QNAPs it can find on it’s path. Yes, I know, this is a synology blog and the ransomware… Continue reading Protect your NAS from ransomware like eCh0raix

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Synology 2019 Configuration Guide Part 5: Move/ Copy files to your NAS

Now that you have some basic security settings on, let’s start moving some files. But 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 a new Synology, here is a guide on how to configure your… Continue reading Synology 2019 Configuration Guide Part 5: Move/ Copy files to your NAS

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The most important security setting for your Synology: The reset option

I received this comment on  my article on how to reset the synology password article last week: “Hello! Very interesting article and very interesting blog. In DSM I have recently seen an option: Control Panel —> Update & Restore —> Reset —> Reset Option There is an option to tick: “Keep current admin password unchanged”… Continue reading The most important security setting for your Synology: The reset option

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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?