Category: Synology

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OS X: Time Machine backup

My article OSX Time Machine backup to Synology DS107+ has been really popular over the last few months. The comments on the posting alone should provide a feel of how well this worked for most of the OSX users. I...

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PS3: Get the latest firmware

My Synology NAS is really versatile and fulfills the most mundane tasks. At this point in time the NAS serves up my iTunes, streams HD-movies to the PS3, has all my software stored centrally, is used as an iPhoto server,...

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Synology: Harddrive replacement

In my previous post I described how I got screwed over by Western Digital. Obviously I can not risk data-loss and am preparing for a replacement drive from Seagate – the 1TB Barracuda.ES2. This is a server-class drive and has...

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Western Digital: You and your Green drives suck!

Attention NAS users: Before you make the same mistake as I and trust the false advertising of Western Digital and their “green drives” think twice!!! I was led to believe that the WD Caviar® Green™ WD10EACS is the perfect drive...

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Telkom: Superior service

Despite the bad wrap, Telkom seems to get from the ADSL-user base, I must say, that I have been wowed with the consistency of service delivered. My stats-monitoring application has been a good “invention” as it allows me to track...

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ADSL router statistics

In a previous post I explained how to gather statistics for your Netgear DG834 DSL modem router. Thanks for all the donations!! I have made some subtle changes in the router.cgi to display SNR/attenuation in one chart and display the...

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NAS: Netgear ADSL statistics

In a previous post I explained the significance of SNR and attenuation for ADSL lines. I have spent now a significant amount of time to write scripts to retrieve the ADSL-statistics for my Netgear DG834v4 ADSL router. The script will...

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NAS: Analyse your squid logs

In a previous post I described how to install Squid on the Synology. This small tutorial will now explain how to display your usage behaviour in Squid via Webalizer. You need to have ipkg installed and need to have an...

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NAS: Display Squid cachemgr

In a previous post I detailed how to install Squid on a Synology DS107+. This post explains how you are able to include Squid’s cache-manager UI. This post is for advanced users and I am not going to re-explain how...