Forum discussion tagged with Synology.
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    Question Incredibly slow access time to NAS , Unreliable

    I have have an office where they are having a lot of connection issues with the Synology NAS. We have tried to setup things for optimal performance, but we apparently have a lot of work to do. There are 3 PC's in the office. Everything is hardwired to the router in the office through a 6 port...
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    Question How to cancel or revert factory reset process on synology DS216Play?

    Hi everyone, I choosed to reinstall DSM 7.0 because of issues what I experienced, so I went into control panel and choosed the factory reset option, with erase all data. Now I changed my mind, because on the two 2TB hdd there could be some files, what I need though. I look over the internet for...
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    [SOLVED] Is there any downside from seeding of a network drive?

    Hello, I am planning to setup a computer to have some software running 24/7 (Transmission). I already have a Synology NAS with more than 20TB, but the boot drive of the pc wont be big enough for all that data. Do you guys think there is any noticeable performance limitation by...
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    Question Synology NAS - Power outage then shared folder deleted?

    Hi Fourm, I've got a Synology 2 bay DiskStation DS220j, 2-bay, 512MB DDR4 NAS with two Seagate IronWolf 3TB NAS HDD - CMR 3.5 Inch SATA 6Gb/s 5900 RPM 64MB Cache. Our wireless setup is a TP-Link Deco X60 MESH system. The NAS had been running without issue since early September this year...
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    [SOLVED] Synology DS920+ or DS1019+

    Hi, i'm trying to decide between Synology DS920+ and DS1019+. the new 920 has a faster CPU but the 1019 has an extra drive bay. so I don't which is more important to me. It depends on what that extra CPU speed is generally used for. is a fast CPU on a nas used for video transcoding in...
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    [SOLVED] Synology SVN Server wrong FS format

    Hey guys, I am currently struggling with the file system format of one of my SVN repositories. I have a Windows Server at home, running with a SVN server software. I created a FSFS SVN repository on that server a while ago. The server software automatically created that repository with the SVN...
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    [SOLVED] How do I connect my Synology NAS to Kodi?

    I have a synology nas and I enabled NFS on it yet when I try to add a media source in kodi it doesn’t show up. I have tried several tutorials but none seemed to help. Can anyone provide a step by step solution? Thank you!
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    [SOLVED] Best 2-drive NAS with cloud backup

    Hi Folks, Looking for a 2-drive NAS preferably with fire/water protection and ability to back up to 3rd party cloud storage like OneDrive. Any suggestions? Found the ioSafe 218 NAS ( ). I'm thinking since this uses Synology’s OS it may be possible to use its...
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    [SOLVED] Synology DiskStation DS209j not connecting - Blinking Orange Status Light

    I've tried connecting the Synology through the Synology Assistant, and Neither one can find it. The status light is blinking orange as well, but I cannot get into the WebGUI to see what is specifically wrong. I have swapped out ethernet cables, I have plugged it into the...
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    [SOLVED] Good 6TB HDDs in RAID1 for Synology R814

    Hi people! I'm outfitting a NAS rack for reliable storage of backups of audio data for my company and I'm looking for experience with specific HDD models. Synology R814 6TB in RAID1 HDD SATA I'm looking for a good value product with 3-5 years of guarantee within the budget of ~ 500€ total...
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    [SOLVED] Synology NAS won't turn on.

    So my Synology NAS (DS1515+) Won't power on, I think it's the power supply, but I don't know for sure as I don't have a second PSU to test it on. The Paper Clip test was a success, but the system won't boot. I was wondering if it was a dead motherboard. The system has been working for years and...
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    [SOLVED] NAS Setup LAN speeds woeful

    Hi all, I spectate on these forums regularly but I have never created an account so this is my first post. I'm super new to NAS and I recently purchased a new Synology DS418 and 3x2TB Seagate Firecuda hybrid drives and set them up in a RAID 5 array. Everything was going swell until I started...
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    [SOLVED] Storage suggestions for large quantities of video? TB3 local vs 10gbe LAN

    I am looking for suggestions for storing video (around 10TB and growing). I use a Mac Pro with Final Cut Pro X. Not a pro -- just processing large quantities of sports footage. I had thought about buying a Thunderbolt 3 RAID but am hesitant for 2 reasons: 1) no great reviews of any until I...
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    [SOLVED] FreeNAS with cheap old i5 PC or Synology DS218j ?

    Hi, so, yeah, thats the question, what do you think is better? Getting an old Fujitsu PC like that one for 70 Euro and using FreeNAS or the...
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    [SOLVED] My Wifi Router wont stream fast

    Hello all! So I have setup a Plex media server on a Synology DS918+. I am having an issue where the bottleneck is the LAN. The wired connection in the room with the 4k TV is limited to a 100mbps lan, due to Direct TV and having to use a "Broadband DECA". Some of my 4k HDR movies are requiring as...
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    Question Storage Solution for Video Production Business - NAS?

    We are a team of creatives looking to solve our growing storage issues as I’m sure most businesses discover. The majority of our work is video and now more often than not we filming in 4K. On average a job/project will consume roughly 200GB in its entirety which includes the raw footage...
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    Question Need help motherboard not detecting cpu

    I've recently bought new components I wanted to reuse the motherboard+cpu combo I've used before in my old system it is the ryzen5 1600+ b350m gaming pro I had no problems with them in my old system but after i was done rebuilding the system without changing anything from the mobo or cpu still...
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    Get "no signal" after reinstalling cpu

    Long story short, I decided to go back to my old cpu(only used the new cpu for a few days) and after I had re-installed the ram, cpu , cooler and gpu I kept getting "no signal detected". I tried reseating the RAM, reseating the CPU, but while my computer turned on, it didn't detect the monitor...
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    Help choosing a motherboard

    ASRock B450 Pro4 vs ASRock B450m Pro4 whats the difference?
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    First build ever. Doing out of the box build to determine the issue and it seems no matter what i do it simply wont turn on. Components: Asus ROG Strix z390-H motherboard i7-9700k 8-core CPU (I also bought a Intel Celeron G4900 cpu to test the CPU) EVGA 750W GOLD PSU G3 Corsair 2x8Gb RAM...