How to: Install phpVirtualBox on Synology DSM

This post will explain the steps required to successfully install VirtualBox on a Synology NAS running DSM 5.0 - build 4.5.2.8 allowing you to run Virtual Machines (VM's) from your Synology NAS appliance. I was using my HP Proliant N40L Microserver as a test bench, with Intel chipset and 16GB ram. Step 1. Download the … Continue reading How to: Install phpVirtualBox on Synology DSM

How to: Secure your DiskStation

Hello, I am Darren from Synology Product Management team. Today I’d like to share with you some tips of securing your DiskStation. DiskStation is the ideal place for saving your valuable data, including photo collections, wedding videos, or even sensitive financial documents. You want to access your data anywhere, anytime, and to share them with … Continue reading How to: Secure your DiskStation

How to: Install Synology DSM on VMware ESXi 5.1

This post will explain the steps required to successfully install Synology Disk Station Manager (DSM 4.3 - 3827) on a Virtual Machine (VM) inside ESXi VMware 5.1. Step 1. Download the XPEnology 4.3 archive and extract the files. The archive contains both the modified DSM pat file and the .vmdk virtual disk Step 2. Upload the .vmdk … Continue reading How to: Install Synology DSM on VMware ESXi 5.1

News: Synology DiskStation Manager 4.0 Released

The new Synology Disk Station Manager (DSM) version 4.0 was released at the beginning of the month (7th March 2012) with a whole bunch of enhancements and new functionality ensuring that Synology remain firmly seated at the top of the NAS market. Here are some of the highlights of the latest release: 1. Cloud Station. … Continue reading News: Synology DiskStation Manager 4.0 Released

News: Synology DiskStation Manager 3.1 Released

The new Synology Disk Station Manager (DSM) version 3.1 was released at the beginning of the month (1st March 2011) with a whole bunch of enhancements and new functionality ensuring that Synology remain firmly seated at the top of the NAS market. Here are some of the highlights of the latest release: Multifunction Printer Support … Continue reading News: Synology DiskStation Manager 3.1 Released

News: Synology DiskStation Manager 2.3 Released

The latest firmware patch has been released for the Synology NAS units. Disk Station Manager (DSM) 2.3 updates the following modules: - Surveillance Station 4, - Photo Station 4, - File Station 3, - Audio Station 2, - iTunes® Server, - Download Station 2 Highlights include support to backup directly to Amazon S3, as well … Continue reading News: Synology DiskStation Manager 2.3 Released

How to: Retrieve partial downloads from a Synology NAS

You may find some downloads get to 99.9% complete and then stop, never to finish. When this happens the likelihood is that the download is complete but has just got stuck, however you can't see the files as they are still stored in a hidden temp folder called '@download'. Follow these steps to retrieve partial … Continue reading How to: Retrieve partial downloads from a Synology NAS