Many people contacted me asking what the difference between AdGuard and Pi-Hole is and which one to use on their Synology NAS. As we well know, compared to AdGuard, Pi-Hole is very popular and is installed by millions of people on Synology devices. But this is not the case with AdGuard home. Personally, I prefer … Read more Synology: AdGuard VS Pi-Hole
I have come to realize that a lot of new Synology NAS users can’t activate the HTTPS protocol. Are you tired of seeing your connection to your Synology NAS in the Chrome address bar is not secure? In the step by step guide in this article I will try to explain to you how to … Read more How Do I Enable HTTPS on My Synology NAS?
Synology’s IP Block List is one of the best features of Synology NAS devices, made popular by its utility and ease of use. But is it really that easy to use? Does every Synology NAS user understand how the IP Block List works? In the past few months I have received countless e-mails from Synology … Read more How Does Synology IP Block List Work?
Depends on the NAS, the virus, and the computers being used. If the NAS is based on Windows, the virus would only have to get activated on the NAS for it to be able to do damage (it can potentially be activated via some SMB vulnerability, or via a malignant email). And once activated, it … Read more What Can a Virus Do On a Synology NAS Drive?
When configuring my firewall on Synology NAS I found it useful to have a quick way to check if the ports I was working with were open or closed. Few people know that an application called PowerShell is included in Windows 10 (by default). Thanks to the command called Test Net Connection (TNC), we can … Read more Synology: Scanning NAS Ports Using Windows 10