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!

Synology Data Scrubbing Setup Tutorial

This tutorial is going to take a look at Synology Data Scrubbing and why you MUST set it up. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcTVDCLaBfY First off, Synology Data Scrubbing is only available if you’re using the BTRFS file system. This is also the main…

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Synology Hyper Backup – Ultimate Guide

This will be a complete Synology Hyper Backup guide. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3D5DZ-4DH8A Most people use their Synology NAS as network storage, a backup destination, home media server, or even a photo storage solution. As time goes on, our NAS devices tend to…

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Synology RAID Calculator: SHR vs. RAID?

Today we’re going to look at the Synology RAID calculator and explain why this should be the first step you take any time you purchase a Synology NAS.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzli5Ggk_s4When you purchase a Synology NAS then get ready to set it up, you’re…

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How to Empty the Recycle Bin on a Synology NAS

This tutorial will look at how to empty the Recycle Bin on a Synology NAS.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HgRFWMU7yMA lot of people forget that they enabled the recycle bin on their Synology NAS when they created a shared folder. This could lead to you…

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How to Back Up a Docker Container

Today we are going to look at how to back up a Docker container.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9RUk9uEpvOgThis process is the same for all Docker containers but will be demoed on a Synology NAS as I feel that’s one of the easiest ways to…

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Self-host the Unifi Controller on a Synology NAS

This tutorial will show how to self-host the Unifi Controller on a Synology NAS. https://youtu.be/YPfnMU1-wVwCertain Unifi devices come preinstalled with the Unifi OS, or it can be added to an existing, non-supported Unifi network by using a Cloud Key. However, it’s…

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How to Setup Heimdall on a Synology NAS

Today we are going to look at how to setup Heimdall on a Synology NAS using Docker.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMLKn4NhOm8&ab_channel=WunderTechHeimdall is an awesome little tool that will allow you to create a nice dashboard to access all of your home lab services or…

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How to SSH into a Synology NAS

This tutorial will show how to SSH into a Synology NAS.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCCIMRbAUp8Accessing the terminal is very important as it allows you to do various things not easily accessible through the Synology DSM GUI. The setup process is extremely simple and you'll…

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How to Setup PhotoPrism on a Synology NAS

Today we are going to look at how to setup PhotoPrism on a Synology NAS using Docker. https://youtu.be/t7ymSBIOJmc PhotoPrism is a tool that you can run inside of Docker that will manage your photo collection. The setup of the container…

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