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

Configure ports on router · NAS server · Synology setup

Open ports on your router for your Synology NAS DS713+

To be able to   access your Synology NAS DS713+ on the internet or use the Synology packages, you need to open some ports on your router. I own a D-Link router, so I will show how to do it there. 1. First you need to access the admin page of the router. For D Link type:… Continue reading Open ports on your router for your Synology NAS DS713+

NAS server · QuickConnect · Synology setup

Enable QuickConnect on your Synology NAS DS713+

Have you upgraded to DSM 5.0? Click here to enable quickconnect on DSM 5.0 QuickConnect is a service that can help you set up Cloud Station syncing easily without configuring port forwarding rules for your DiskStation. Do you want to know how it works? Read this post from synology’s blog: QuickConnect, Quickly Explained. If you… Continue reading Enable QuickConnect on your Synology NAS DS713+

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