NAS server · Upgrade RAM

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+

HDD, SDD · NAS server · Synology setup

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)

Manage multiple NASes · NAS server

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

Backup to external device · NAS server

Backup your files to an external drive or a shared file DSM 6.0

Synology has in-built the possibility to back up all your Synology data to: An external USB or a shared folder A network drive A cloud service In this guide, I will go through the necessary steps to back up all your NAS files to an external USB or a shared map within your NAS. The… Continue reading Backup your files to an external drive or a shared file DSM 6.0

Domain Names · NAS server

Map your synology address with your own domain and dynamic IP address

In this blog post, i will show you how to map your Synology http address to your own domain, even if you don’t have a static IP address. If you dont have a static IP address, you are using a Dynamic name service provider like no-ip or synology’s own service. Those services provide you with… Continue reading Map your synology address with your own domain and dynamic IP address

Reset password · Synology setup · Tips & Tricks

Reset your Admin password in your Synology

Did you forget your Admin password for your Synology? No problem, you can reset your unit to set a new one. When you reset the admin password, the following will also be reset on models with DSM 2.2-0941 and onward: Admin password will be blank. Guest account will be disabled. DHCP will be enabled on… Continue reading Reset your Admin password in your Synology

NAS server · QuickConnect · Synology setup

Access your Synology on the internet with QuickConnect DSM 5.0

If you have just upgraded to DSM 5.0 , DSM 6.0 or bought a synology recently, you can enable QuickConnect to access your synology on the internet without setting port forwarding on your router. If you already have QuickConnect enabled, you dont need to configure it again, unless you want to set up an easy-to-remember… Continue reading Access your Synology on the internet with QuickConnect DSM 5.0

NAS server · Synology setup · Upgrade to DSM5.0

Manually update to DSM 5 on your Synology NAS

If your synonolgy does not show the DSM 5.0 update, follow this guide to update manually. I can not show all the step pictures, as I have already updated it, but the steps are very simple: Log in your synology, go to the “Control Panel” and under the system section click on “DSM Update”. When… Continue reading Manually update to DSM 5 on your Synology NAS