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Synology Hybrid Backup, Part 3

This is the third installment of the 3-2-1 backup workflow that I have established using Synology’s DSM 5.2 software.

My goal is to illustrate a multi-tiered backup plan using my Synology equipment and the built-in tools to establish a resilient method for surviving data loss. 2,087 more words


Synology Antivirus Essential detects PHP.Exploit.CVE_2015_2331-3

Today my DiskStation emailed me about detecting malware in the system files. When I looked at the log, I saw this:

It appears this is a false positive in the ClamAV database. 69 more words

Synology Hybrid Backup, Part 2

In the first article, I started talking about how to use the Synology to solve my various backup problems. I’m a bit picky about how the way I like my data organized, and as usual your mileage will vary, but because of the nature of my setup I need to use a variety of tools available within the Synology ecosystem. 4,573 more words


Synology Hybrid Backup, Part 1

We’ve all had it happen: that moment when the computer freezes, and hours of work is lost forever. But when the loss is catastrophic – a bad disk drive, the dreaded ‘clicking’ noise that signals you’re in deep, deep trouble, etc. 3,102 more words


Synology NAS Unit

Over the last few weeks in my spare time, I have been trying to configure the vpn server on my Synology NAS unit. I am going to upgrade it to a bigger version and upgrade my disks at some point. 831 more words


A UPS in a Virtual World

A while back we “converted” or “upgraded” from a number of separate machines to one big server machine running Xen.  There were a number of advantages to this approach for both capacity and management, as well as getting some increased horsepower for operations.  1,337 more words

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