Sometimes, Synology, via the Resource Monitor widget, shows us CPU consumption at 99% or 100%. There may be more than one cause behind this, as I’ve summarized in this article. First of all, open the Resource Monitor via your DSM Desktop, after which you will have to navigate and find “Task Manager”; there you will … Read moreSynology CPU Running At 99% – 100%
If you have decided to bring your Synology Nas back to its virgin status, a.k.a. “Manufacturer Settings”, there are two methods for doing it: a “mechanical” one and a “software” one. I’ve already explained the mechanical method in a previous article of mine, the same article where I’ve explained how to reset your admin password, … Read moreHow To Factory Reset Your Synology Nas
If you have Synology you can choose a different RAID type on your HDD or SSD disks. RAID is the acronym for (Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks) the purpose of which is to give you varying degrees of resilience by copying / spreading the data from a disk to one or more other disks. If … Read moreWhich RAID Type Should I Choose On My Synology Nas?
When we hear others’ opinions on Synology Nas and the type of disks we should get for it, our first instinct is to go buy the hard disks that offer us the most storage space (from 2-4-6-8-10-12-14 terabytes). But this often leads to overlooking performance. Synology supports 2.5-inch SSDs perfectly but few people will tell … Read moreWhich Is Better for Synology Nas: HDD or SSD?
Synology comes with three antivirus solutions for your NAS. The first solution is called Antivirus by McAfee and it has a free 30-day trial, after which you have to pay for it. The second solution is called Antivirus Essential and it’s free. Both packages can be downloaded via the Package Center. Both antiviruses have the exact same … Read moreShould I Install Antivirus Package On My Synology Nas?