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Synology - Installing Python PIP package installer

A simple recipe for installing the pip utility that is needed to install Python packages/Modules:

1st) Install Python from the Package Installer Web interface. I have Python 2.7 installed… 233 more words

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Synology DSM - Reverse Proxy (Part 2)

On my previous post Synology virtual sites for FileStation and others we could see how to create new sub domains under the main DNS name for your Synology to access the DSM applications like FileStation, Notes Station, and so on. 446 more words

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SANE Backends network scanning package for Synology NAS

Many scanners last considerably longer than they enjoy driver updates. Manufacturers are seldom willing to update drivers for new operating systems. The transition to 64bit was a similar obstacle. 2,368 more words


Taking out the Trash

Trash, the digital kind, is always a problem these days.  Whether it is at home or the office, we are collecting huge amounts of digital trash all the time and dealing with it seems like something we should pay attention to.  1,104 more words

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Improving OpenVPN security on Synology NAS

This guidance refers to DSM 5.2-5592 Update 4, with VPN Server 1.2-2456, and the official Android client v1.1.16 (build 74).

When setting up a VPN on a Synology NAS, you can make a choice between PPTP, OpenVPN, and L2TP/IPsec. 1,230 more words


My backup solution at home

Well, today you have a lot of digital documents and photos that you does not want to lose because of a hard disk crash. This is my backup solution at home: 196 more words


Synology QuickConnect Protocol

Synology has this magical thing called QuickConnect. It’s kind of a dynamic DNS service but with more features. You call the quick connect URL of your NAS and will eventually end up on the service. 346 more words