Tagged: Synology

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Backup Synology to cloud with Synology Azure Backup

Synology Azure Backup Overview In this post I’ll take you step by step on how to configure your Synology NAS to backup to Microsoft Azure using Hyper Backup with Synology Azure backup. There are...

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Synology SSD Cache Setup and Testing

Enabling Synology SSD Cache Due to budget constraints my Synology DS1815+ is only populated with 6 WD Red drives, and the last two bays have been sitting empty for a while now. After a...

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Home Lab setup for Virtualization, Hyper-V, and MCSE

Virtualization Home Lab Guide When it comes to home labs each of us is constrained by size, power, heat, noise, performance, and budget factors.  On top of that the IT field encompasses a host...

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Synology RAID failure and why RAID is not a backup

I wanted to share a situation I recently dealt with that reminded me why RAID is not a backup. A Synology NAS device (DS1512+) that I manage notified me that one of the drives...

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Synology Disk Station Manager – initial configuration guide

Overview The Synology Disk Station Manager (DSM) is the Operating System (OS) that runs on your Synology unit.  This guide will cover the basic steps to setup your Synology device and complete the initial...

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Synology DiskStation Migration

Performing a Synology DiskStation Migration – A How To Guide I recently added a DS1815+ to my home lab environment and wanted to migrate my DS1512+ RAID6 configuration to this new DiskStation. I wanted...

Installing 4GB of RAM into Synology DS1815+ Memory Slot 9

Synology DS1815+ RAM Upgrade to 6GB

Upgrading your Synology DS1815+ to 6GB of RAM 1. Purchase compatible memory The first step in your Synology DS1815+ RAM Upgrade is to acquire a compatible RAM module. Synology states the DS1815+ supports: 4GB...

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Synology DS112 Basic Setup Guide

Synology DS112 DiskStation step by step setup guide I’m a big fan of Synology.  Their NAS stations are fairly simple to setup and configure, are rock solid, and can perform a myriad of different...

Installing 2GB of RAM into Synology DS1512+ Memory Slot 5

Synology DS1512+ RAM Upgrade to 3GB – A How to Guide

Upgrading your Synology DS1512+ to 3GB of RAM 1. Purchase compatible memory The first step in your Synology DS1512+ RAM Upgrade is to acquire a compatible RAM module. Synology states the DS1512+ supports: 2GB -DDR3-1066...