The Synology NAS is a piece of technology that most people don’t know that they need. Our goal is to educate you on different ways that you can easily configure the Synology NAS. Our full guides will ensure that you setup and configure your NAS properly the first time, without running into any issues!

Unraid vs. Synology: Side-by-Side Comparison

In this article, we're going to take a look at Unraid vs. Synology. Unraid and Synology NAS devices are two NAS systems that you can use on your local network. There is a huge difference between these systems, however, and…

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What is the Best Synology NAS Alternative?

This article will look at what is the best Synology NAS alternative. If you're trying to determine if you'd like to buy a Synology NAS, there are really two different routes you can take. The first is purchasing a comparative…

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How to Configure an NFS Share on a Synology NAS

This tutorial looks at how to configure an NFS share on a Synology NAS in DSM 7. There are many reasons why you might want to set up an NFS share, but one of the biggest is that you can…

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How to Set Up Jellyfin on a Synology NAS

In this tutorial, we are going to look at how to set up Jellyfin on a Synology NAS. Jellyfin is an open-source media service that's installed in Docker. The biggest benefit that Jellyfin offers is the ability to stream data…

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How to Set Up Nextcloud on a Synology NAS

In this tutorial, we will look at how to set up Nextcloud on a Synology NAS. Nextcloud is an extremely popular program but is something that most Synology users don't implement because there isn't a default package, and first-party Synology…

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How to Set Up an iSCSI Target on a Synology NAS

In this tutorial, we will look at how to set up an iSCSI target on a Synology NAS. Before we look at how to set up an iSCSI Target on a Synology NAS, it's important to understand exactly what iSCSI…

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How to Set Up Syncthing on a Synology NAS

In this tutorial, we will look at how to set up Syncthing on a Synology NAS. Syncthing is an application that continuously synchronizes files from two different devices. This means that when a file changes on your Synology NAS, it…

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How to Factory Reset a Synology NAS

In this article, we will look at how to factory reset a Synology NAS. If you're selling a Synology NAS (with the hard drives) or simply want to reset it to its factory settings, there is only one way of…

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How to Backup to a Synology NAS with Time Machine

In this article, we're going to look at how to backup to a Synology NAS with Time Machine with the most recent macOS (Monterey). https://youtu.be/sKEHG3mkh3E Time Machine allows you to back up the local files on your Mac to a…

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How to Find a Synology NAS on a Network

In this tutorial, we're going to look at how to find a Synology NAS on a network. When you first purchase your Synology NAS and plug it in, there are a few different ways that you can find it. This…

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