Tagged: NAS

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Fixing file system corruption on Synology NAS

I recently recycled my hard-drives on my Synology DS1010+ as one of the drives started to fail. Migration of the drives was easy, but I did notice that I had file-system corruption when looking at dmesg:

The Synology does not...

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D-Link: The worst NAS – DNS-series

There is a saying “You get what you pay for”. Among many of the gadgets I have bought, there is no other product than a D-Link where this wouldn’t apply more. I came across a cheap D-LINK DNS-313 network storage...

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The favorite posts in 30 days

It’s quite amazing to watch this blog grow. Of the monthly 50,000 – 60,000 hits, between 1000-2000 hits a day originate from browsers. A further 200-300 hits a day originate via RSS-readers. I pulled some stats and was amazed about...

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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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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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NAS: Create your own caching proxy

There you are, with that 1TB NAS and you surf mostly the same websites and in the process waste plenty of time waiting on downloads. So why not install your own Squid-proxy server on your NAS? With the Synology and...

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NAS: Boot your NAS…

In a previous article I showed how to make the Synology reboot a router via a cronjob. There are many more options – such as automatically rebooting your Synology NAS thereafter – you would just extend the script by another...

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NAS: Boot your router….

Having the Synology DiskStation hooked up to the UPS I have avoided any sudden problems when Eskom decides to load-shed again. Over the last few days I did notice (especially since now my iBurst modem and WLAN-access point is on...

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NAS: Synology new beta available

Synology is really rocking and have just released the latest beta. I suggest that you sign-up before the beta closes – I did my upgrade last night and everything is working good. Amongst the enhancements (I was looking forward to...