Synology: Which NAS Supports Data Deduplication

Synology Which NAS Supports Data Deduplication

Did you know some NAS models support Data Deduplication? What is Data Deduplication? Data Deduplication allows you to store more data in less volume space and achieve better storage efficiency in virtualized environments. Data Deduplication is only supported on Synology SSD disks and Btrfs volumes. You need to create a storage pool consisting entirely of … Read more about Synology: Which NAS Supports Data Deduplication

How To Manually Update Your Synology NAS

How To Manually Update Your Synology NAS

In certain situations it becomes necessary to install updates manually on your Synology NAS, even though Synology offers support in the form of automatic download and installation of updates for both their DSM operating system and third-party and non-third-party packages. Do remember that the operating system files have the .PAT extension and all packages have … Read more about How To Manually Update Your Synology NAS

Synology: Admin Account Security

Synology Admin Account Security

After installing the latest DSM version 6.2.4-25556 some users have complained about receiving an Admin Account Security DSM notification telling them the following: Admin Account Security: The default account “admin” is vulnerable to brute-force attacks, which may lead to ransomware attacks. Click here to create another administrator account, sign in with the new account, and … Read more about Synology: Admin Account Security

Synology: How to Defrag Your Hard Drives on DSM 7

Synology How to Defrag Your Hard Drives on DSM 7

Defragmentation, also known as “defrag” or “defragging”, is the process of reorganizing the data stored on your Synology NAS hard drives so that related pieces of data are put back together, all lined up in a continuous fashion. You could say that defragmentation is like cleaning house for your NAS – it picks up all of … Read more about Synology: How to Defrag Your Hard Drives on DSM 7