Synology: Why My Storage Space Is Unexpectedly Full

Synology Why My Storage Space is Unexpectedly Full

Did you know there are some packages that will use more space than expected? You might notice this when you see your storage space on the disk unexpectedly full. The packages that could cause this problem are listed below: Cloud Station/Drive: If you use Cloud Station/Drive to synchronize folders, know that syncing shared folders requires … Read moreSynology: Why My Storage Space Is Unexpectedly Full

Can I Connect USB 3.1 Disk to Synology USB 3.0 Port?

Can I Connect USB 3.1 Disk to Synology USB 3.0 Port

Did you know USB 3.0, the third major revision to the Universal Serial Bus (USB) standard, has recently been renamed USB 3.1 Gen 1 by the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF)? However, there are no changes to the technical specifications. USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB 3.0) offers the same ease of use and plug-and-play capabilities as … Read moreCan I Connect USB 3.1 Disk to Synology USB 3.0 Port?

How to Install IPKG on Synology NAS

How to Install IPKG on Synology NAS

As you well know, IPKG, or the Itsy Package Management System, is a lightweight package management system designed for embedded devices and it resembles Linux Debian’s dpkg. It was used in the Unslung operating system for the Linksys NSLU2 (Optware), in OpenWrt, Openmoko, webOS, Gumstix, the iPAQ, QNAP NAS appliances and elsewhere; as of early … Read moreHow to Install IPKG on Synology NAS

How to Access Photo Station Away From Home?

How to access photo station away from home

There are several methods to access Photo Station outside of your local network. The simplest option is to set up a QuickConnect ID in DSM / Control Panel / QuickConnect. You may refer to this article to setup QuickConnect ID. QuickConnect ID allows you to access some services including Photo Station from outside of your … Read moreHow to Access Photo Station Away From Home?

Synology: Difference Between FTP and SFTP

Synology Difference Between FTP and SFTP

The concept of file transferring in computer networks is probably as old as email itself, if not older. There are many ways and protocols used for file transferring in Synology Nas and technologies have evolved over the last few years. One file transfer protocol, which became a standard since 16 April 1971, is FTP (File … Read moreSynology: Difference Between FTP and SFTP