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.
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  • How To Configure A Fixed IP Address

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    This post is donation-ware. If it did help you, please consider leaving a comment or even buying me a coffee. I will be eternally grateful. Primary objective Learn how to configure a fixed IP address on the LAN interface instead of a dynamic address. Secondary objective(s) Allows running services on the NAS that require a

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  • How To Enable 2-Factor Authentication

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    This post is donation-ware. If it did help you, please consider leaving a comment or even buying me a coffee. I will be eternally grateful. Primary objective Create a more robust form of authentication to prevent unauthorized access. Secondary objective(s) Increase security. Background In DSM 7, Synology uses 2-factor authentication but refers to it as

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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 to get the job done. Tutorials often link with the brief Datasheet posts and How-to posts.
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Datasheet

Every administrator needs a cheat sheet. Imagine the installation and removal, configuration, backup, certificate, 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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  • Hyper Backup Vault

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    The Hyper Backup Vault is the destination location for another Synology NAS that performs a backup with Hyper Backup. The Hyper Backup Vault is the destination location for another Synology NAS that performs a backup with Hyper Backup. The application also provides an overview of all backup targets on the Synology NAS.

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  • Hyper Backup

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    Hyper Backup is a tool to backup data or LUN on the NAS to different destinations. Retains multiple backup versions. Also used for restoring data or LUN.

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