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VPN tunnel via nas (synology) - how to route

I have two NAS (Synology) at two different locations, there is a PPTP tunnel between them. I also want to use the tunnel now for my other clients to connect to a server. Bridging the all of the ...
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With OpenVPN how can I only let LAN go through the VPN?

So I have the following setup: Now from home I like to make a connection through OpenVPN to access my LAN from work. So I edit the config of the OpenVPN client on my home computer to: remote 180....
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Synology NAS ssh key auth not working

I follow the directions here on how to setup ssh key auth on my synology NAS. These are typical linux configurations so nothing special; I include the link for reference. This gets me ssh root@ ...
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Synology DS1815+: Hot spare can't be assigned to Group

I'm running a DS-1815+ with one Disk Group configured as SHR-1, containing 5 Disks: Bay 1: 3TB Bay 2: 3TB Bay 3: 3TB Bay 4: 3TB Bay 5: 4TB I added another 3TB-Disk as Hot-Spare in Bay 6 and ...
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High CPU Load on Synology by smbd

I have a Synology DS213j which I access through a VPN via the build-in VPN Server (I use OpenVPN) using Windows Explorer. Copying files to my local hard drive is very slow in the range of only ~170 ...
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Synology aut run glassfish/payara (as user)

I'd like to run a Glassfish / Payara JavaEE application server on my NAS as a service when booting the device etc. (I can't use the provided Tomcat AS, because i need Servlet3.1). Running asadmin ...
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How to change IP-address of the Synology NAS-station when using VPN-connection?

I have set up VPN-connection (L2TP/IPSec) at our office lately. The main thing is that our employees could access Synology NAS-station from their home. VPN-connection works great, but the problem is ...
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Synology - How to grant terminal access to a user without adding them to administrator group?

I am managing a Synology DS1813+ NAS server that holds data and files for a few dozen users. I was told by Synology support team that the only way to grant a user terminal access is by giving them ...
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FPM binary for PHP cli [closed]

The newest Synology NAS DSM 6 version has a strange PHP set up. The command line binary is PHP version 5.6.11 with almost no enabled modules and the tokenizer part is not compiled into it. But when ...
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Synology DS1813+ RAID 5 with iSCSI IO wait perfomance issue

I'm have RAID 5 on Synology DS1813+ (DSM Version: DSM 5.0-4493 Update 4) with 8 ST4000DM000-1F2168 disk, usind as NAS and iSCSI/NFS targer for ESXi. In low read/write rate from disk have more io wait,...
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iSCSI opcode[89], error(-65539)

I have error iSCSI target (Synology DS1813+) used as NAS: Jan 19 12:03:55 SRV1 kernel: [23311947.266497] iSCSI: iSCSI: EPIO[/volume1/@iSCSITrg/iSCSI_3_Extent_LUN-LUN1_000], opcode[89], error(-...
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Uniquely identify DiskStation in email report

I'm administering multiple DiskStations, each of which sends out all its status reports to me. Unfortunately, in the default configuration all of these emails look the same and I often have a hard ...
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Impossible to use the Package Center after upgrading DSM

I have just updated the DSM of a Synology Nas. DSM 5.2-5644 Update 2. It seems now I can no longer use the Package center. But, as I have not used the Package Center for a long time, I'm not 100% ...
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Ran smartctl on my drive, not sure if this is good or bad

I've been having problems with a drive in my Synology diskstation. I saw the following errors pop up on my /var/log/messages: ata6.00: exception Emask 0x0 SAct 0x0 SErr 0x0 action 0x6 frozen ata6....
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Windows 7 Pro is unable to mount Synology Share

I have a disconnected lab that has a Synology system for sharing files throughout. We have many Windows XP machines and two Windows 7 laptops. Recently the two Windows 7 laptops were updated and are ...
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Browser connection ok - CloudStation is not connecting

I'm not sure if I 'm in the right forum here...but it seems that I've to modify the network connection for a local Synology NAS client (Cloud Station) for getting it work... Since last week, I'm a ...
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iSCSI target stuck reconnecting after server reboots

I've been having some ongoing issues with my iSCSI connection not reconnecting itself after the server reboots, as shown below: OS is Windows Server 2008 R2. The iSCSI device is for my SQL Server ...
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Using different MailServer for special Users in the same domain

I'm new to this topic, so please have forbearance, if this is a dumb question. At the Moment, we use GMail for all Mailaddresses. To save some money, the idea is, to use an own mailserver for the ...
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Mount a Synology hard drive in another Synology

I have a DS112 with a hard drive that started failing. The device cannot boot from the drive. I inserted it into my DS415+. The drive is recognized but has the status uninitialized. When I connect ...
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Synology disk mirror SHR or RAID 1

I created a mirrored volume on my Synology DS415+ created with two equal disks. The default mode was Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR) but I see that I could also could have chosen for 'regular' RAID 1. As ...
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Are SFP compatible with mini-GBIC

I am shopping around to get a Synology NAS. Particularly the Synology DS2015XS which has 2 SFP+ 10GB port. I currently own a Cisco SG200-26 with 2 mini-GBIC. I have no idea how SFP+ or mini-GBIC work, ...
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Static IP settings wrong? Why?

I have this issue when I try to copy files over my network (from PC to NAS). The first file seems to copy without a problem until it reaches 99%. It hangs for minutes and fails eventually. Let me ...
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Best RAID config for Data Backup NAS?

Currently looking in to a NAS backup solution which will primarily be used for storing images of a few employees laptops and also storing some internal data. Most likely going to go with the Synology ...
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How to lock file from system changes using BusyBox (on a Synology NAS)

I have a specific file that an app is randomly changing and that I need to be immutable. I.e. stop the system from rewriting the file. Considering that the NAS has BusyBox for ssh access, how can I ...
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How to set locale for schedule task in Synology BusyBox?

I am trying to set up a schedule task to download some files from YouTube. The download script works well when I am ssh'ing as a user. However, the download filenames are wrong when started by the ...
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php open_basedir not working as expected on synology nas

I'm trying to install gitlist on my synology NAS (DSM 5.2). I downloaded and configured gitlist in config.ini and pointed it to my repositories folder (/var/services/homes/git/repo). But when I try ...
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How do I disable password authentication Synology DSM sshd in a persistent way?

How do I disable password authentication Synology DSM sshd in a persistent way? Note: while I do know do to edit the /etc/ssh/sshd_config and to change PasswordAuthentication no I observed that ...
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Synology open for Cloud Station even if blocking 6690 port

I have a NAS Synology beyong my Internet Box. On the Internet Box, I have UPnP not activated and I have only activated on Port Transfer the following ports : 1701/UDP, 500/UDP and 4500/UDP which are ...
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Join Synology to Specific OU in Domain

I am trying to join my Synology server to my Active Directory domain. I would like to limit it to a specific OU, for instance, with the following DN: ou=corporate,dc=yeack,dc=local However, I'm not ...
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Synology swap hard drive size

I have a Synology DS212, with 2 1TB drives. I'd like to purchase two 5TB drives (a lot cheaper now), right now I am only using 700GB on a RAID 0. Whats the best way to copy the data over to the new ...
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HD crashed in Synology DS411+ (RAID5)

Today I got notified by email as one HD (out of 4 identical 2TB HDs) in my Synology NAS was "disconnected". I don't have any physical access to the NAS at the moment, but tomorrow someone will replace ...
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Slow FTP download speeds on Synology DiskStation

We just got a Synology DS2415+ NAS which is connected to internet via a FIOS 300/300mbps connection. I am testing download speeds from a remote location with a 200mbps download connection. When ...
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Mount NFS Share Windows Server 2012

I'm trying to mount an NFS share setup on my Synology Server to my Windows Server 2012 server. Here's what I've tried: net use Z: \[ip address][share folder] /user:xxxxx [password]' mount -user:...
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ESXI 5.5 NFS to NFS copy is slow

i'm running esxi 5.5u2 standalone with 3 datastores , (local , netapp (nfs) and synology (nfs ) There are two Gigabit network adapters configured. One per vswitch. One for storage and the other for ...
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Synology DSM 5.2 - Gitlab with Docker SSL Connection Error

I installed Synology DSM 5.2 yesterday, because it's stable release came out. Afterwards I installed and configured Docker, MariaDB and the gitlab from the official Synology repo. Gitlab is running ...
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NAS RAID5 & Crash Scenarios

I need to validate my understanding on RAID. I'm planning to buy a Synology (or QNAP) NAS and plan to mount 4 HDD (4To each) in a RAID5 group. I’m considering several crash scenarios : one hard ...
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Shrinking LVM Volumes

We have a Synology RS3614rpxs NAS head containing (9) 3TB hard drives in a RAID 6 + 1 hot spare. The storage became exhausted and we added an expansion chassis where 5TB hard drivers were installed ...
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synology ds212j slow transfer speed

I have Synology DS212j and I'm getting REALLY slow transfer speed, about ~10MB/s. I used following knowledge base in order to troubleshoot it: What should I do if file transfers are slow? - FAQ - ...
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Can't attach iSCSI with multipathing in Citrix XenServer

Dear people of the world. I have a problem reattaching an iSCSI target on XenServer after a reboot. Whenever I try, I get several errors. Here's me in the attach screen on the redundant storage ...
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Issue accessing drive from RAID array via USB caddy

I'm having a problem accessing the data from a drive that was in my NAS but is now plugged in via a USB caddy. This drive was not in a RAID array as it was a volume with a single disk. Although it ...
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Restore lost RAID1 volume on Synology with mdam

Several days ago I found my DS412+ in fatal state. Volume1 crashed, system volume too. Moreover, Volume2 disappeared from the system! It looks like Volume1 had no free space and cannot transfer data ...
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synology “disk groups” vs “volumes” clarification

Synology has introduced some interesting terminology with their products that is confusing (to someone used to traditional storage terminology). It appears that "volumes" on Synology is equivalent ...
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VMware ESXi <> Synology NFS Share (Physical Switch Redundancy)

This is my storage network: ESXi Host(Dual 10gb NICs) >> 2xNetgear xs712T >> Synology RS10613xs+ (Dual 10gb NICs) ESXi vmnic1 >> NG Switch 1 >> Syn NIC 1 ESXi vmnic2 >> NG Switch 2 >> Syn NIC 2 ...
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fail2ban error on setting iptables on Synology NAS

I setup fail2ban 0.9.1 on my Synology NAS to handle failed SSH attempts. When I startup the jail I get the following errors in fail2ban.log: 2015-02-01 17:22:52,394 fail2ban.jail [30576]: ...
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DFS initial replication - not enough storage is available to process this command (target on Synology NAS)

On a Windows 2003 SBS server, I am trying to replicate a share via DFS to a Synology File Server. In the Configure Replication Wizard, the target has a red X across it with the message "Unknown: Not ...
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Disk Usage Analyzer on Synology

How can I get an overview of the disk usage on a Synology hard drives like this:
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Optimal configuration with Synology as HA iSCSI backend for vSphere

I'm looking into purchasing a new storage backend for our VMware vSphere Essentials package. We have 3 ESXi hosts, currently mainly using DAS. The goal is to upgrade to Essentials Plus this year, to ...
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NUT UPS-Dummy driver in repeater mode for Synology NAS

I have a NUT client that requires the UPS it monitors to be named ups. The client (a Synology NAS) does not provide a method to change this configuration. My setup consists of multiple UPSes monitored ...
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How do I migrate data from an older Synology NAS to a newer one?

I have just purchased a DS213j. I have an older single single bay unit that I would like to migrate the data from. Because the previous unit is a one bay, there is no official migration path. Synology ...
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XPEnology - Filesystem

I've looked all over but I can't seem to find a straight answer. I have 4 NTFS drives with data on them - are these compatible with a fresh install of XPEnology? The aim is to obviously share the ...