Did you know that Synology offers a free tool named RAID Calculator? Synology’s RAID Calculator tool can provide an estimate on space utilization with various mixed HDD/SSD configurations and RAID types. If you have a Synology NAS, you can choose a different RAID type on your HDD or SSD disks. For those who don’t know, … Read more about Synology: Online RAID Calculator Tool
A lot of people have contacted me recently asking me how often they should change their Synology NAS. Many boast that their NAS is still fully functional after 7-8 years of use, but then complain that some new software produced by Synology such as Synology Photos does not support, for example, facial recognition and only … Read more about How Often Should You Buy a Synology NAS?
Many people are unaware that they can customize their desktop on their Synology NAS device. I did this little guide for all those of you who do not know the necessary steps to undertake to change your desktop background image on your Synology NAS. With the advent of DSM 7 there have been some changes … Read more about Synology NAS: How to Change the Background on DSM 7
Some days ago Let’s Encrypt announced that the TLS certificates issued by the Let’s Encrypt certificate authority are using a new intermediate certificate. Let’s Encrypt will start using their new roots next year. Today Let’s Encrypt are using a variant of their “R3” certificate which is cross-signed by IdenTrust, rather than chaining back to their … Read more about Synology: Let’s Encrypt Issues New Root and Intermediate Certificates
DSM 7 has undergone several changes. To change ports 5000 and 5001 you no longer have to go to Control Panel / Network / DSM Settings like in DSM 6.2. Starting with DSM 7 you will find a new icon called Login Portal in Control Panel. Below is the complete guide on how to change ports … Read more about Synology: How to Change Ports 5000 and 5001 on DSM 7