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iSCSI LUN, more than one intitator

I am experimenting for the first time with iSCSI. I ´ve setup a Synology DS1513+, target and LUN configured, first initiator (WS 2008) configured, copied some folders on it, everything works fine. ...
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Synology NAS performance as main disk for ESXi 5 [closed]

I'm planning on buying a Synology NAS, one of the + models. I'm wondering what the performance would be like if I use it as the main disk for my ESXi 5 server. I mainly run Debian and run web and ...
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How to make sure rsync sets proper file permissions?

I'm transfering data from a synology box to a debian box with rsync. Unfortunately the permissions of all transfered files are set to rwxrwxrwx on the debian box. I want to make sure this files can ...
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Recovering a mdadm+lvm+ext4 partition with read error

One of disks in my NAS has failed. The NAS is running Linux, and it uses mdadm + LVM technology for its filesystems. I do have backup for most of the contents, but not for the very last changes, and ...
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Trouble with NFS file sharing on Synology 211 NAS and Ubuntu Client

I'm attempting to set up NFS file sharing and keep getting the error mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting 192.168.1.110:/myshared Here is the exact command I'm using to mount: sudo ...
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How to use more than 10 block level iSCSI volumes on Synology DSM 2.3 for ESXi

We have a Synology NAS RS810RP+ running DSM 2.3-1161 and there are several block level iSCSI devices configured. Each of the devices is used as iSCSI harddrive for a different ESXi VM. (Every VM has ...
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Synology DS210j & online backup: what do people recommend? [closed]

I've just purchased a Synology DS210j for my home network and would like to backup this NAS online. I noticed that DiskStation Manager v2.3 provides various options including Amazon S3 and rsync: ...
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How to properly create a startup script for tracd on Synology DS209+II?

I'm running tracd on a Synology DS209+II NAS. For that purpose, I have created a script in /opt/etc/init.d called S81trac: myserver> ls -l /opt/etc/init.d -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root ...
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Implement QoS on home network (maybe using a Synology NAS) [migrated]

My home router (Technicolor TG784n v3, firmware version 8.G.M.1) has no Quality of Service (QoS) settings. Still, I would like to implement QoS, mainly to be able to control bandwidth occupancy by ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Logging user and power activity Synology DiskStation (v5)

Is there any practical way of logging user activity and power state changes on a Synology NAS? I'm not looking for anything very extensively detailed, but I would like to log e.g. Video Station usage ...
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Cannot connect via SMB to Synology bound to OpenDirectory using local or domain credentials

We have a OpenDirectory Domain on a Mac OS X 10.9 Server. Our Synology is bound to the domain. Users are able to successfully authenticate using their OpenDirectory credentials to connect to the ...
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Cannot connect to my L2TP IPSec VPN

I am trying to get my VPN (L2TP IPSec PSK) to work. I have a Synology NAS where I have setup everything as it says on the Synology support page. In my Asus RT-N66U router I have opened UDP ports ...
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SNMP exec script timeout

i have a strange problem, i want to monitor my Synology DiskStation NAS with Nagios. I installed SNMP on it and created a custom exec in my snmpd.conf exec synology_disk_usage /opt/bin/bash ...
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iSCSI connection drops frequently - Synology NAS

I have a Windows 2012 R2 Server connected through iSCSI to my Synology Rackstation 2414+. The problem is that the connection drops very very frequently, up to 10 times a day (manually restored ...
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VMWare - NAS - Setup

We're a new company, setting up infrastructure to support our service arm. For this project we have .. Three hypervisors running ESXi 5.5.0 A Synology NAS device. Permission to do what needs to be ...
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Access internal network via VPN

I'm quite the newbie when it comes to network admin, so please excuse my ignorance! I have what seems to be a fairly simple-to-solve problem (so I hope!) Inside my company, we run a Synology Server ...
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Synology behind a proxy responding only with the https port connection

I have a debian vps that act as proxy with the apache2 mod_proxy to pass wan's requests to 3 local different vps systems and 1 synology nas. All works except the synology nas, that have open the ...
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ssh_exchange_identification: read: Operation timed out

I am trying to connect to my server (Synology DS212) using ssh xxx@yyy -p 22222 -vvv but I can't and I obtain the following error: OpenSSH_6.2p2, OSSLShim 0.9.8r 8 Dec 2011 debug1: Reading ...
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NFS Synology NAS share serves wrong permissions

We have this really weird issue where the permissions on a file on an NFS share show unix permissions of 000 until I stat the directory that the file is in. For instance, if I run: while true do ...
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What bus size does the armadaxp CPU with armv7l architecture of a Synology DS214 have?

less /proc/cpuinfo prints Processor : Marvell PJ4Bv7 Processor rev 2 (v7l) processor : 0 BogoMIPS : 1064.96 processor : 1 BogoMIPS : 1064.96 Features : swp ...
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VPN Access to a Synology NAS Behind a Firewall

I have a box that I want access to from outside the office (Synology NAS). I don't need access to the rest of the subnet, just that box. For the moment it's to use a git repo, but some day maybe file ...
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Mitigating low usb disk space error in backup scenario

In our workplace we have setup a backup system consisting the Symantec Backup Exec 2010 R3 and Synology NAS The backup are scheduled as follows Symantec Backup Exec ---[1]---> Synology Rack ...
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Is it possible to choose the Amazon Glacier Vault when backing up from Synology NAS?

I am using Amazon Glacier Backup on a Synology NAS (rackstation). But the Synology backup software for glacier does not allow me to choose the vault to backup to. This means I can not give my own ...
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Only specify IPv6 suffix in DSM

I'm using a dual stack connection at home and have a DS213+. As my public IP (both v4 and v6) is dynamic, I'd like to only specify a suffix in my Diskstation's network configuration. My router ...
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Mount FTP folder on Synology (not CIFS)

I am trying to mount folder using the FTP protocol on my Synology. What I managed to do so far is to use the option mount remote folder of the file station, but you can only mount folders with CIFS ...
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Synology Cloud Station selective folder synchronization

I'm in a lab and we share a Synology RS411 with the package 'Cloud Station' installed. We have a folder called 'LabUsers' and several subfolders under it for user-a, user-b, till user-z. Everyone has ...
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synology nas DS213 J rsync files from ubuntu 12.04 server

I´ve a Synology DS213 J Nas System. I´m trying to sync folders from a ubuntu 12.04 webserver to the nas without password prompt. therefore I logged into the nas via terminal with root account. ...
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Synology iSCSI Target - Install Ubuntu Server using PXE

Massive iSCSI/PXE noob here. I have a iSCSI target on my Synology NAS that I have attached in OSX using VirtualBox. I have the Ubuntu Server install ISO mounted on the Synology at ...
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Synology Server. Bipolar ports and connections are driving me insane

I've never worked with a Synology server before so maybe it is something entirely obvious I am missing- but down to the letter, I've set up the Apache Web Server that came pre-installed. Now ...
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Use External DNS Record local with additional subdomains

We have a server in our LAN which is locally available at a fixed ip. We now have a DDNS Service and a port forwarding rule to make the server available from outside. Additional we added subdomain at ...
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Why won't CVS allow user login (on a Synology server)?

I'm trying to set up a CVS server on my synology NAS, but am getting a recurring error in actually accessing the cvs via login. I'm also posting this on the synology server, but thought that I'd post ...
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ipkg and apcupsd disappear after logging out of the session in which they are installed

I'm attempting to install apcupsd on 2 Synology NAS servers (RS3411 and RS3412) so that they shutdown when batterlife on the UPS (APC SmartUPS X 1500) reaches a set minimum. Here is what I do: - ssh ...
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Rails 3 passenger nginx application spawner server error on Synology NAS

Question updated, please read UPD2. I'm trying to deploy app through passenger nginx module on DS710+ (ruby 1.9.2p0 installed). There is syntax error relative to ...
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RewriteEngine in VirtualHost doesn't work

I'm moving a site from a Synology server to another, and want automatic redirect. I have virtual host on the syno, the site is in domain sub.domain.com. The new site is in newdom.com/sub. This is the ...
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NAS shares cannot be accessed by name in a domain

I have a NAS (Synology DS411, DSM 4.3) that was configured to be joined to an AD domain. Privileges were appropriately set on the shares and everything was fine. I (foolishly) changed the name of the ...
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NAS synology cannot join to domain

I have problem with my NAS synology, 2 days ago my storage are disconnected from the domain, and since then I am not able to connect it back. When I try connect to the domain I see this error: ...
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Synology NAS as iSCSI target for VMWare ESXi [closed]

The Synology NAS 810+ is 'certified as compatible with VMware vSphere 4' - but we are planning to go with a cheaper Synology rack NAs. What do we loose (except performance and size) if we want use ...
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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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Can I mount a share to an EMC array?

I would like to mount an NFS share to an EMC array enlarging it's capacity until we can expand the EMC environment. I have a cheap Synology with 12TB of storage I would like to use to expand it for a ...
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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 ...
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Run inotifywait in background

I tried literally ALL ways to get this script running in the background (as startup script, as daemon, etc.). The problem is that this script works in the terminal, but not in the background: ...
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How to configure synology NAS for SMTP server [closed]

first of all I have to admit that I'm a beginner in this topic. In fact this is my first post. I have a synology 213J that I want to configure as SMTP server. I discovered that I needed a domain in ...
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Recording IP cameras on dual Synology Diskstations [closed]

I have currently a very elegant setup for surveillance, where 6 AXIS IP cameras are being recorded on a Synology DiskStation DS1513+. I plan to install a further 2 IP cameras and what I need to do is ...
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Horde Groupware in Synology [closed]

Need information to install Horde on Synology. I heard there is a Horde package for Synology, Can someone help me find the link. I am new and tried in many ways to find it myself before asking. Thank ...