Knock, Knock Synology! It’s been more than one year without any update to the Apache HTTP Server 2.4 package. The current Synology package version 2.4.29 has huge holes in security. You can take a look at the Apache 2.4 changelog page (the latest version is 2.4.39) where you can see a lot of security improvements since version … Read more about Synology Apache HTTP Server 2.4 Package is out of date
We are administrators and Synology NAS gives us the opportunity to be “free”. We do not need paid plugins that do a simple thing like backing up the WordPress database. Many people who use Synology NAS as hosting for their sites are “lost” in a jungle of people trying to take advantage of their position … Read more about Synology: How To Backup Your WordPress Database Without Plugins
We have all been confronted with various ongoing attacks on our Synology device, attacks which aim to breach through the SSH 22 open port. These attacks directed at our Synology device are called brute force attacks. A brute-force attack consists of an attacker submitting many passwords or passphrases with the hope of eventually guessing correctly. The attacker systematically checks all … Read more about Synology SSH Attack: How To Disable SSH?
Synology NAS cooling plays a fundamental role in maintaining a “perfect” system. Good heat dissipation not only prolongs the life of your NAS, but also the life of the disks inside it, whether they are HDD or SSD. Synology offers only one fan as a basic feature and the fan can be controlled directly from … Read more about How to Cool Your Synology NAS
After having had some replies through the Synology support channel, I learned that the webstation update that will make PHP 7.2.13 work will be released on 22nd of January 2019 through the package center. The current version of the webstation (0143) cannot detect PHP 7.2.13 yet. The official Synology answer is this: PHP 7.2 is released now, … Read more about Synology PHP 7.2.13 and New WebStation Update