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How to access the files on a Network Device (NAS, QNAP, Thecus, etc.) using SMBv1 in Windows 10

After upgrading to Windows 10, are you no longer able to access legacy SAMBA v1 shares? Here are the steps to enable SMB V1 access on a Windows 10 PC: Step 1. Open Control Panel in your PC/Notebook/Laptop/Tablet. Step 2. Click on Programs. Step 3. Click on Turn Windows features on or off link. Step 4. Expand the SMB 1.0/CIFS File Sharing Support option. Step 5. Check the SMB 1.0/CIFS Client option. Step 6. Click the OK button. Step 7. Click the Restart now button. After rebooting, you should now be able to connect to network devices running the

Orange solid status light on Synology NAS? [SOLVED]

Q. What does a solid orange status light on my Snology DS 1813+ mean? -Sean T. A. Great question! Here are the meanings of the status lights Green Static Status LED Volume Normal Orange Static Status LED Available volume space < 1GB Available volume space < 1 % Orange Blinking Status LED Volume degraded or crashed DSM not installed Green/Orange Alternating Status LED No internal disk No Color / Status LED Off  HDD Hibernation In your instance, it would appear that

How to set the time zone & time on Synology NAS DSM

Recently I needed to setup a scheduled shutdown task for my Synology DS 1813+ NAS. After I created the task, I wanted to check the time to make sure it would be triggered at the correct time. Turns out that my timezone had never been set correctly, so here is how I fixed it: Login to NAS via web brower -> Control Panel -> Regional Options -> Time Zome Just FYI here is the awesome NAS in question (though DSM

Sample Synology DiskStation 1813+ System Information

Example of Synology DiskStation system information output, with a five disk array: General Serial number XXXXXON001918 Model name DS1813+ Total physical memory 4096 MB DSM version DSM 4.3-3810 System time 2013-11-16 12:25:55 Operating time 0 hour(s) 39 minute(s) 35 second(s) Thermal status Normal (32 °C / 90 °F) Network Server name DiskStation DNS 192.168.1.1 Default gateway 192.168.1.1 Workgroup WORKGROUP LAN 1 MAC address 00-11-32-1E-69-9F IP address 192.168.1.22 Subnet mask 255.255.255.0 IPv6 address fe80::211:32ff:fe1d:699f/64 Scope:link LAN 2 MAC address 00-11-32-1E-69-A0 IP

Synology DS1813+ Review

My DS1813+ arrived yesterday via FedEx and I will soon be putting it through its paces. This article will be updated periodically. Until the next update, here are some preliminary links: DS1813+ Product Info Synology Network Attached Storage – DS1813+ Productshttp://www.synology.com/products/product.php?product_name=DS1813%2B&lang=usWith its superior performance, scalability, resilience, and comprehensive features, Synology® DS1813+ is the ideal storage solution for your growing SMB. The DS1813+ can help to simplify data… Synology DS1813+ & DS1513+ DiskStations Reviewed – Features, Performance, Conclusion – SmallNetBuilderhttp://www.smallnetbuilder.com/nas/nas-reviews/32157-synology-ds1813-diskstation-reviewed?showall=&start=1DSM 4.2

NAS that supports SSDs with TRIM? [SOLVED]

Q. I am looking for a NAS that will let me use SSDs and supports TRIM. That is very important to me because I want the SSDs to last a long time. I like Intel or Samsung drives if possible and I only need 100GB to 200GB or so. FYI I am looking for a two bay RAID1 mirrored solution. Thank you! -Sergio Kan A. Hi Sergio, I think you are in luck 🙂 Synology is a well respected NAS brand

High-end NAS roundup

I have been looking for a new 5 to 10 bay NAS for backup purposes. There are a lot of nice options on the market right now. Here are some links and articles that have been helpful to me so far: LimeTech – AVS-10/4 Mass-Storage Serverhttp://lime-technology.com/avs-104-server/We talked to several digital media enthusiasts and professional audio/video installers to come up with the ideal server for their needs in the AVS-10/4 Mass-Storage Server. It’s also a great… Thecus N10850 Top Tower Reviewed

Upgrading/replacing a parity drive in unRAID

I’m preparing to upgrade my 2TB WD Green parity drive to a 2TB WD Black parity drive on my unRAID system. I did a lot of searching for resources on this topic and while there are some great forums posts out there, they are sometimes hard to find. So here is a consolidated list of useful links for parity drive replacement: NOTE: many thanks to all the helpful and supportive unRAID users out there, the credit for all of this