News: Disk Station Manager 2.2 DLNA Compliant

Taken from the Synology website: Taipei, Taiwan—June 30, 2009—Synology® Inc. today announced that its new Media Server is Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) compliant. Being DLNA compliant, Synology Disk Station has met the stringent interoperability guidelines set by the Digital Living Network Alliance and will work with other DLNA compliant devices in the market. "DLNA … Continue reading News: Disk Station Manager 2.2 DLNA Compliant

Review: WordPress

I recently installed WordPress on my webserver, to replace the standard blogging engine from Synology which was slightly lacking in the feature and presentation department. Setup was a breeze, all i had to do was extract the wordpress directory to my webfolder, configure a new SQL database, and then run the setup script. I would … Continue reading Review: WordPress

News: Synology DSM 2.1 Officially Released

Synology recently announced the official release of the new Disk Station Manager (DSM) 2.1 firmware, introducing Mail Station capability, File Station 2, Surveillance Station 2, enhanced RAID management and additions to the AJAX web user interface. Most importantly the Mail Station is a big leap forward for the already feature packed NAS box, enabling users … Continue reading News: Synology DSM 2.1 Officially Released

How to: Install Synology Download Redirector Firefox Browser Plugin

I'm really quite excited about this, ever since i got my Synology DS-408 NAS box i have been looking for innovative ways to add new functionality too it, in order to make day to day tasks easier. Well now after trawling through the Synology forums i have found a little command line application which will add download tasks … Continue reading How to: Install Synology Download Redirector Firefox Browser Plugin

Fix: Wrong permissions on configuration file, should not be world writable!

Problem: When attempting to access PHP MyAdmin on my Synology DiskStation i get the following error: Wrong permissions on configuration file, should not be world writable!Solution: Enable FTP access from the management UI and then open/install FileZilla. Connect to the DiskStation using admin credentials and navigate to the //diskstation/web/phpmyadmin folder/. Locate the 'config.inc.php' file right click and … Continue reading Fix: Wrong permissions on configuration file, should not be world writable!