Backup a Synology NAS to a Raspberry Pi using Hyper Backup: On-site or Off-site!

This tutorial we will look at how to backup a Synology NAS to a Raspberry Pi using Hyper Backup.https://youtu.be/ugMFtwcqgGIWe will first setup an Rsync server on a Raspberry Pi so that it can be used with Synology's Hyper Backup. After completing this, you will be able to use your Raspberry Pi as an on-site or off-site backup destination. There are two sections that will guide you through the process of setting up the server. The…

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Setup a Static IP Address for OpenVPN Clients on your Synology NAS!

Today we are going to look at how you can setup a static IP address for OpenVPN on a Synology NAS.https://youtu.be/zu6YsNNtYicWhen you setup a VPN server on your Synology device, the IP addresses are dynamic when a user connects. What this means is that every user will have a different IP address when they connect and the order in which they connect determines what the address will be. In other words, it’s totally random. There…

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DDNS Xpenology/Synology: How to Configure using DuckDNS!

This tutorial will show you how to configure DDNS on Xpenology or a Synology NAS using DuckDNS.https://youtu.be/RhB6EAEi4D8In this tutorial, we will look at how you can configure DDNS on Xpenology using DuckDNS. Setting up DDNS is very important if you intend on accessing your NAS from outside of your network or setting up a VPN Server. This easy tutorial will show you how in minutes!If you've never setup Xpenology, check out our tutorial on how…

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How to Install Xpenology on a Linux KVM/QEMU Virtual Machine!

In this tutorial, we will look at how to install Xpenology on KVM, a Linux based hypervisor.https://youtu.be/19qF1a4eZHARunning Xpenology on a KVM virtual machine is a great way to have a fully functioning NAS without dedicating an entire machine to the operating system. After looking at how to install Xpenology on KVM, check out some of our tutorials on different ways to use DSM!The process is fairly straight forward, but there are a few prerequisites that…

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Pi-hole Raspberry Pi Setup Tutorial!

These instructions will explain how to install Pi-hole on a Raspberry Pi. https://youtu.be/a86D9AbOTbU How to Install Pi-hole on a Raspberry Pi - Instructions I have this configured on a Raspberry Pi Zero W and it runs perfectly!Before we get started, ensure that you can SSH into your Raspberry Pi with a valid Raspberry Pi operating system. If you aren’t sure how, please follow these instructions. There are two main ways to install Pi-hole: an automated installer or…

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How to Setup a Raspberry Pi Zero without a Monitor, Keyboard or Mouse!

The instructions below show you how to setup a Raspberry Pi “headless”, which is a fancy way of saying without a monitor, keyboard, or mouse. There are also detailed instructions on how to configure a Wi-Fi connection for internet access!https://youtu.be/xCBXL2BA5CQ How to Setup a Raspberry Pi without a Monitor, Keyboard, or Mouse - Instructions 1. Navigate to the Raspberry Pi website and download the Raspberry Pi Imager.2. After the download finishes, launch the Raspberry Pi Imager application…

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