synology nas

Synology Inc. (Chinese: 群暉科技, Qúnhuī Kējì), is a Taiwanese corporation that specializes in network attached storage (NAS) appliances. Synology’s line of NAS are known as the DiskStation for desktop models, and RackStation for rack-mount models. Synology's products are distributed worldwide and localized in several languages. Synology's headquarters are located in Taipei, Taiwan with subsidiaries located around the world.

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  1. DodgeTheViper

    Synology NAS won’t hibernate/idle

    It’s driving me bonkers as it just won’t idle or hibernate, it just keeps whirring away constantly. It’s a Synology DS414 running on DSM 7 which is up to date. I only have a few shares on there which hold my media and that’s it. I don’t have loads of packages installed so there isn’t lots of...
  2. Tweak

    Synology NAS Photo and Video iPhone Restore

    I am very interested in a Synology DS233j. Backing up photos and videos from the family iPhones will be a principal task. I do have a couple of questions about how its logic works and I’m hoping someone here can answer them for me. Backing up via the app on your phone is covered well on...
  3. D

    Synology NAS is super slow

    We got a Synology NAS (DS1621+) to maintain our giant music library. It's plugged directly into the main router in the center of the house. When we try to access it for iTunes it's generally plays music fairly quickly, but if we want to import something new (daily basis) or edit the metadata on...
  4. T

    Question Zidoo Z9X, can't see folders on my Synology NAS

    Hello all, I have a NAS, a Synology DS1812. I have ripped some movies, and I have used a Nvidia Shield pro (Kodi) and an Apple TV 4K (with Infuse) to watch the movies. It is working just fine, no problems. A friend of mine told me about the Zidoo Z9X, som I bought one to test. See if there was...
  5. M

    Question Best Plex Client for Apple Lossless (ALAC) encoded Music stored on a Plex Server (Synology NAS)?

    Hello! As per the thread title I have a library of ALAC music stored on a Synology NAS running Plex Server. There's plenty of streaming devices out there, but relatively few that handle Plex and ALAC, especially with the aim of retaining quality. The music is being fed into an Anthem AVM 70...
  6. P

    Vanishing playlists (Cyrus Streamline 2)

    Recently, my many and long-established playlists ceased to be accessible via my Cyrus Streamline 2, although the albums behave as normal. The FLAC files are held on a Synology DS218plus NAS and they are clearly still there as they can be played via the NAS directly. The title of each playlists...
  7. capGrundy

    Two Shields for Plex?

    I currently have a Synology DS916+acting as a Plex server to a Shield TV, and it's been functional, but it's not able to transcode and has problems with higher quality video files. I considered moving the server to the Shield, but I'm wondering if I'll get more out of it if it's allowed just to...
  8. J

    How to Configure Asset UPNP on Synology NAS

    After receiving a prompt I updated my Synology NAS to DSM V7. Unfortunately this rendered my Asset UPNP app redundant. I have removed it and downloaded an updated version from the dbpoweramp website and installed onto the NAS. However, I can't remember how to configure it to add the music...
  9. W

    Synology NAS died - FIXED

    I found that my 2017 DS1515+ was getting improper shutdowns over the last few days. I had installed more compatible RAM back in 2017 and it's been rock solid since then. I installed the desktop app Synology Assistant and ran three back to back memory checks each lasting around 4.5 hours so no...
  10. robquy

    Question DS220J or DS220+ for 4K .mkv streaming

    I have spent the the last few weeks of lockdown ripping all my 4K discs to mkv's and compiling them onto a 3.5" sata drives (how bored am I). The drive is connected directly to a Zappiti 4K mini along with some USB3 drives. The ultimate goal is to have everything on sata drives in a NAS. My...
  11. Artur R2

    Question Help! Plex in Kodi streaming from Synology NAS and getting "source read rate too slow..."

    Yes I know its another post asking the same question and while it might be a simple answer I haven't found it yet after spending serious time searching. Your time and input is greatly appreciated, believe me. Plus if we do resolve this I might have some hair left after all :D Problem...
  12. M

    Question Anyone have a Synology NAS with Virtual Machine Manager running?

    Hi Looking to upgrade my Synology NAS to a one that is compatible with running Virtual Machine Manager, however I want to install a VM on there that has access to the internet via a DMZ (have all of this network already set up). However I dont want to put my whole NAS in the DMZ, only the VM...
  13. S

    Question LG 65B7v Plex, Synology, ethernet dilemma :/

    Hi Guys, So I thought I would post my dilemma here since in the past this forum has always been my saving grace. My current setup. Synology DS 218+ NAS (6tb) attached via LAN to Google Wifi. Google wifi attached to TV via 5ghz wifi (for the moment, as you probably know, can also drop to 2.5ghz...
  14. T

    Help with listening to music on Galaxy S8 using Plex ?

    Hi, Need a bit of help please with listening to music when i'm out of the house. All my Music is stored on a Synology NAS at home, approaching 1tb, plenty of it in Hi-Res flac files. I have downloaded some of these files to my phone and this seems the most obvious way to go, but clearly it...
  15. wiz

    Question Synology Nas is full, don't know why?

    Newbie!!!! Synology Ds1512+ with two 8Tb drives used as a MKV media server So I accessed my nas via windows explorer and deleted all of my MKV files prob about 5Tb. Then copied across 1.8Tb of files and now it says its nearly full. Why would that be? Had plenty of room before, didn't check...
  16. DodgeTheViper

    Synology NAS has died.

    My Synology 4 Bay NAS has decided to not play any more. The room it’s in had a power outage and I can’t get it to power up again. It houses 4 x 3Tb WD Red drives using Synology Hybrid Raid. I was going to get a docking station to check the content of each drive to see if they’re ok. In the...
  17. P

    Synology NAS can't see packages or time server?

    I have a DS112 with DSM 6.1.5-15254 connected to my router over Ethernet. I've recently found that the NAS won't synchronise with any time server. It just says that the connection has failed. I get the same when I go to the package centre and try to install any new packages. Instead of brining...
  18. Keiron

    Question Connnecting Synology NAS to BT whole home wifi

    I've recently got a BT whole home wifi (mesh type thing) kit. It's fantastic. Finally, strong wifi literally everywhere in the house. Now, what I would like to do is move my noisy Synology NAS. It's currently in the lounge, where the router is. It's connected directly to the router. I was...
  19. SonicTheEarwig

    Question Anyone use iMac and Synology NAS to stream .aiff files?

    Hallo, The partition on my iMac which is running 'High Sierra' is now getting full up with hi-res .aiff files from Qobuz and so I am looking to transfer the iTunes library over to a Synology NAS and stream to my Marantz NA6006. After establishing that Apple's own Air drive isn't really...
  20. Keiron

    Question 'File system errors' on Synology NAS

    I've got a Synology DS410j NAS. Been chugging away happily for a few years now. It has 2 x 2TB drives and 2 x 4TB using Synology Raid. Space was running low, so I changed one of the 2TB for a 4TB. I have done this before with success. However, when I come to actually 'expanding the volume', I...
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