Synology: How to Schedule NAS Auto Restart

Synology How to Schedule NAS Auto Restart

For one reason or another you may need to schedule a restart/reboot of your Synology NAS at a certain time. Restarting/Rebooting your Synology NAS is not necessary or recommended for many reasons. But since every one of us has different needs and uses their NAS for different purposes, here is a small guide on how to schedule the auto-restart of your Synology NAS at a certain time.

  • STEP 1

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  • STEP 2

Go to Control Panel / Task Scheduler / Click on Create then Scheduled Task and then User-defined script. Follow the instructions in the image below.

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  • STEP 3

After you click on User-defined script, a new screen with three different tabs will open. In the first tab called General choose the name of your task. In the second tab called Schedule choose the time when you want to schedule the restart/reboot event. In the third and last tab called Task Settings check the option Send run details by email, then add your email. After this step, type reboot in the Run command User-defined script area, then click OK to save your task settings. Follow the instructions in the image below.

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Note: From now on your NAS will restart on the date and at the time you scheduled the task. You can cancel the scheduled task at any time or disable it temporarily.

This post was updated on Friday / September 4th, 2020 at 3:41 AM