Category Synology

Western Digital Red 4TB Hard Disk

Western Digital Red 4TB Hard Disk

Just got a Western Digital 4TB hard disk to replace a failed 3TB Seagate hard disk for my Synology NAS. Never got one in such a nice packaging before (usually when I bought the hard disks, they are in just…

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Using Synology QuickConnect

Over these many years of using Synology, I have never used their QuickConnect method to enable external access to my Synology servers. I have always used a combination of an account at DynDns (and paying for it as I need…

RMA amazon drives from SG

RMA Amazon WD drives from Singapore

I buy hard disks from Amazon pretty often due to the free shipping to SG as well as the price difference between SG and USA Amazon. However, RMA is always going to be a challenge but so far, for Seagate…

Synology Overheating

Overheating Synology DS1511

A while back, I wrote about my attempt to replace a 4TB hard disk in my DS1511+ with a 3TB Western Digital RED hard disk. If you followed that post, you will know that I removed a 4TB hard disk…

Hard Disks in Synology

Synology Remove a 4TB from a RAID

Thought I would share an experience recently about Synology that I have completed. I have two different Synology. A DS1511+ and a DS1813+. In my DS1511+, here’s the set up: Disk 1 : 1x4TB (don’t ask me how it ended…