Synology Video Station, DS Video vs Plex

Synology Video Station, DS Video vs Plex

When we go online looking for information on Synology Video Station, DS Video versus Plex, we come across forum discussions filled with all kinds of different opinions. Many people recommend Plex for managing videos, but others feel it’s too complicated and prefer Video Station, the standard Synology Package. Synology’s Video Station is free and allows … Read moreSynology Video Station, DS Video vs Plex

Synology: What Is MariaDB 10?

Synology What Is MariaDB 10

You can find and download the MariaDB 10 package in Synology Package Center. MariaDB 10 is a community-developed fork of MySQL and is one of the most widely used open-source relational database management system (RDBMS). It is highly compatible with MySQL and allows users to effortlessly migrate databases from MySQL to MariaDB 10. With MariaDB … Read moreSynology: What Is MariaDB 10?

Where Can I Find Security Advisor on Synology DSM/SRM?

Where Can I Find Security Advisor on Synology DSM

Many people do not know that some Synology packages are already pre-installed and it is impossible to remove or uninstall them. Security Advisor and Storage Manager, for example. Let’s talk about Security Advisor. Many looking for this package do not find it. I must admit that, when I had my first Synology, I too had … Read moreWhere Can I Find Security Advisor on Synology DSM/SRM?

What Network Ports Are Used by Synology Services?

What Network Ports Are Used by Synology Services

Have you ever wondered what network ports your Synology Nas uses for all the services it offers? Below I invite you to discover all the ports used by your device for the various services it provides. This list can help you set firewall rules on your DiskStation or simply satisfy your curiosity on the topic. … Read moreWhat Network Ports Are Used by Synology Services?

Synology Mapped Drives Keep Disconnecting

Synology Mapped Drives Keep Disconnecting

Issues with disconnected drives are a common theme with Synology, as reported by users online, regardless of which operating system is being used. There are fixes for these issues, but I’d like to propose another approach which uses a completely different protocol and achieves a superior result, in my opinion. This solution should work for … Read moreSynology Mapped Drives Keep Disconnecting