Synology: How to Determine If You Use Btrfs or Ext4

Synology How to Determine If You Use Btrfs or Ext4

You set up your Synology NAS a long time ago and now can’t remember which file system you are currently using on it? Today I will teach you how to find out what type of file system your NAS is currently running. Follow the steps below.

  • STEP 1

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  • STEP 2

Log in to your DSM and click on the Main Menu. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Btrfs or Ext4 Synology NAS 1

  • STEP 3

Click on the Storage Manager icon. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Btrfs or Ext4 Synology NAS 2

  • STEP 4

On the left sidebar select your Volume 1 then click the little arrow facing down. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Btrfs or Ext4 Synology NAS 3

  • STEP 5

After you click the little arrow facing down, you can finally see which file system type you are currently running on your Synology NAS.

Btrfs or Ext4 Synology NAS 4

Note: Which File System To Use? Btrfs or Ext4.
Note: Which NAS Models Support The Btrfs File System?

This post was updated on Saturday / January 22nd, 2022 at 11:52 PM