Configure DDNS · NAS server · Synology setup

Configure DDNS on your Synology NAS DS713+

***Update: Click below for a DSM 6.0 guide: Configure DDNS on your Synology NAS You can afterwards map your own domain name to your DDNS name to access your synology with it and if you do that, you will  be able to secure your synology with a Lets encrypt certificate (Https connections). You need to… Continue reading Configure DDNS on your Synology NAS DS713+

Install Synology Packages · NAS server · WebDAV

Enable WebDAV in your Synology NAS DS713+

You need to activate WebDAV if you want to access your Synology NAS DS713+ on the internet. It is very simple and can be explained in a few simple steps: 1. Click on “main menu” and then “Control Panel”   2. On “File Sharing and Privileges” click on WebDAV   3. Click on ” Enable… Continue reading Enable WebDAV in your Synology NAS DS713+

Internet access DSM 5.0 · NAS server · Synology setup

Access your Synology NAS DS713+ on the internet

**UPDATE!! If you have upgraded to DSM5.0 or just bought a new synology, and you don’t want to configure port forwarding, follow these instructions instead.**   It takes some time to set up your Synology NAS to access your information on the internet, so make sure you have time before you start. Packages that need… Continue reading Access your Synology NAS DS713+ on the internet

Access files from other devices · NAS server · Synology setup

Access and map Synology NAS DS713+ files inside your network

If you have’t yet setup your NAS to work on the internet, follow this guide to access and map your Synology DS713+ files from inside your network. Let’s go through the steps, 1. If you haven’t yet, download Synology assistant from the Synology dowload center. You have to choose your synology model first: 2. Choose… Continue reading Access and map Synology NAS DS713+ files inside your network

NAS server · Notifications · Synology setup

Set up email notifications in Synology NAS DS713+

Your NAS can send you email notifications to alert or inform about changes: back up notifications, connection failure, etc.   To set up the email notifications follow the step-by-step guide: 1. Click on menu button 2. Click on control panel   3. Click on “Notifications” in the “System” section of the control panel:   4.… Continue reading Set up email notifications in Synology NAS DS713+

Access files from other devices · NAS server · Synology setup

Access and map Synology NAS DS713+ files outside your network

If you want to access your NAS files outside your local the network without using the DSM web application, follow the steps in this guide. When you are connected with your wifi router, that is, you are connected to your NAS in your internal network, you can map your folders and work in windows explorer… Continue reading Access and map Synology NAS DS713+ files outside your network

Backup to external device · NAS server · Synology setup

Backup your files to an external drive or a shared file

***Update: if you have DSM 6.0 installed, follow our new guide: Backup your files to an external drive or a shared file on DSM6.0 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… Continue reading Backup your files to an external drive or a shared file

NAS server · Synology setup · Web Services

Setup Web Services in your Synology NAS DS713+

You will need to activate the Web Services in your Synology DS713+ for many of the services offered, like CloudStation, WordPress, AudioStation and many more. Here are the steps on how to do this: 1. Click on the main menu button and then on the control panel button   2. Access the Web Services icon… Continue reading Setup Web Services in your Synology NAS DS713+

NAS server · Synology setup · User Home

Activate User Home on your Synology NAS DS713+

It is very simple to active User Home on your Synology NAS Ds713+ and you will need this for several of the packages offered like CouldStation and installing your own wordpress site. Here is how you do it: You will need to activate “User home” if you haven’t done it yet. It is so easy… Continue reading Activate User Home on your Synology NAS DS713+