Index

The Index page connects you directly to all four categories. Select the category to start reading or do a search from the sidebar.

Beginner

You are new to Synology NAS or network-attached storage and make your first stride into this world. The Beginner posts get you started with the essentials without getting overwhelmed. Enjoy the ride and have fun.
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How to

You need to solve a specific problem or perform a task. Step-by-step instructions will get you there. Each How-to post describes your actions in detail and the objective to achieve. Only necessary background information is shared. Note that you can find more elaborate and in-depth discussions in tutorials.
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Tutorial

You know that some tasks are not that simple. There are too many variables in the equation. A broad overview with in-depth information, a detailed configuration, and possible sidesteps would help. Each tutorial post is your source for getting the job done. Tutorials are often linked to brief datasheets and how-to posts.
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Datasheet

Every administrator needs a cheat sheet. Imagine all the specifics per application, like installation and removal, configuration, backup, certificate, linked shared folder, and more, all on one page. Each datasheet contains essential information in a compact and standardized format for quick reference. Datasheets often link with detailed Tutorials.
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