Synology: How to Remove Current SSD Cache

Synology How to Remove Current SSD Cache

For one reason or another you may need to completely remove the SSD cache and recreate it again. In DSM 7 the option is well hidden – at first glance, it seems there is no option to remove the SSD cache, but it’s right under our nose. Today I will teach you how to remove the SSD cache and recreate it again.

  • STEP 1

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  • STEP 2

Go to the DSM Main menu. Follow the instructions in the image below.

1 Storage Manager Synology DSM 7

  • STEP 3

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

2 Storage Manager Synology DSM 7

  • STEP 4

Go to Storage Manager / Storage / Select your Volume, in my case Volume 1, and, on the SSD Cache 1, click the 3 dots at the top right. After that, select the first option “Remove“. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Synology Remove Cache SSD 1

  • STEP 5

After the SSD cache is removed, you can create it from scratch. Go to Storage Manager / Storage / Select your Volume, in my case Volume 1, and click on the Create tab. From the dropdown menu select Create SSD Cache. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Synology Remove Cache SSD 2

This post was updated on Wednesday / April 21st, 2021 at 11:45 PM