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After using his original Synology NAS for about 5 years, Don decided to upgrade it to a newer model when his unit started exhibiting some performance issues. There have been a lot of changes and improvements since we first covered Synology hardware back in 2017, so in this episode Don takes a fresh look at features that are part of the operating system. After going over the basics, you discover options like setting up Time Machine backups, as well as setting up Synology Drive on both Mac and iPad.

The full tutorial covers:

  • Migration [00:01:09]
  • Synology Basics [00:04:27]
  • Accessing Storage [00:08:12]
  • Synology Drive [00:13:38]
  • Synology Drive on iOS [00:17:31]
  • Package Center [00:20:56]
  • Homebridge [00:24:55]
  • Time Machine Configuration [00:26:36]
  • Other Useful Packages [00:27:13]

App Store Links:

Synology Drive - App Store

Show Links:

Synology - Home

Synology - DiskStation DS218

Homebridge Instructions on Github

Set Up Time Machine on Synology

Video Tutorial Comments

(3 comments posted)

Mark Maletsky

Would you show how to setup a Carbon Copy Cloner backup on the Synology for a laptop so that it will wirelessly backup on my local network and also how to set it up so that it will backup when away from home as well.

Thanks

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Don McAllister

Will add it to the list of suggestions but no promises :)

Mark Maletsky

Would you show how to setup a Carbon Copy Cloner backup on the Synology for a laptop so that it will wirelessly backup on my local network and also how to set it up so that it will backup when away from home as well.

Thanks

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