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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. J

    Question Panasonic UHD doesn`t see Synology NAS

    Hi Guys, I have got a Panasonic UB900 UHD and want to stream as well from a Synology DS216j NAS. The Synology is setup fine and working, I have installed the Media Server app on it as well. The Panasonic UHD is connected to an Ethernet hub and shows as a device on my pc. But if I go into the...
  15. Sloppy Bob

    Bit of help with my Synology NAS.....

    I have a DS1815+ 8-Bay NAS. Had it for about 20 months, it's behaved flawlessly in that time. I'm doing some minor renovations in the house just now so decided to move the NAS. Powered it down in DSM, disconnected all the cables. Moved it all of 10 feet, reconnected everything, switched on the...
  16. TBR

    Answered New Sky Q hub and existing Synology NAS

    I'm soon to be having a new Sky hub with Sky Q and their fibre broadband offering installed. I currently have a Synology Play NAS attached to my existing Sky router, and I was wondering if there are any pitfalls or problems I might encounter when swapping over? Is it just a matter of hooking up...
  17. M

    Question Synology NAS & Fire TV not communicating (through VPN router)

    Hi all, I'm looking for some help in relation to an Amazon Fire TV (running Kodi 17.3) and Synology DS212j NAS talking to each other, via NFS, while connected to a VPN router. Just to give some background: My original setup was that I had all devices in my home connected to my home network...
  18. datz

    Yamaha MusicCast and Synology NAS

    There is a new feature in the latest version of the MusicCast app which lets you browse via Grid or List view. If I select Plex as the source server then this works. But with the Plex lack of gapless playback I rarely use Plex for audio. However if I select Synology NAS as the server it doesn't...
  19. Keiron

    Question Lost access to my Synology NAS

    I have an old Synology NAS which I set up years ago. I also have a BT router and a load of Raspberry Pis with Kodi on around the house. The router was "playing up" so I reset it. Now, I cannot access the files on my NAS from any of the Raspberry Pis. Also, the "web address" that I set up for...
  20. S

    What Synology NAS?

    I am after a NAS to use with Sonos and also to stream movies to my TV. I have narrowed it down to Synology as they seem to have the best interface. At the moment I play movies on my Samsung smart TV by putting them on a USB drive. They are usually .mkv or .mp4 files and the tv has no problems...
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