Under normal conditions, the STATUS LED light on Synology devices is solid green – no flashing, no flickering, just a solid green color. But sometimes, the STATUS LED on your Synology NAS can turn orange and stay that way (remains locked on a solid orange color), OR start to flash, OR change its color, flashing … Read more about Synology: Solid Orange STATUS LED vs Flashing Orange STATUS LED
Sometimes you have to change a faulty SSD/HDD disk on our Synology NAS. If you have set up RAID 1 or 5, what you will read below should help you. If you use your NAS as a web server or for hosting websites (like I do with mariushosting.com), you’ll find it very useful to know … Read more about Synology: How to Switch Drive Indicator Status Light
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 about Synology: Scanning NAS Ports Using Windows 10
Synology, I will never get tired of saying it: do you want to be number 1 in the NAS world? If the answer is yes, then you need to find a solution to update third-party packages sooner. 2020 is knocking on our door and it is inconceivable that you have barely released a Security Advisory … Read more about Synology: 3rd Party Packages Update Slowly
Can you run IRC (Internet Relay Chat) on your Synology NAS device? No, you can’t, and here are the reasons why. First of all, there’s no .spk client for Synology NAS. And really no interest from Synology management to develop something like this. It’s kind of sad, isn’t it? A long time ago, in the … Read more about How Can I Run IRC on Synology NAS?