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Synology DS101 Series Users Guide

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(Based on DS2.0 v2.0.3 - 0428)

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Index About this Users Guide............................................................................................................. 6 Getting to know your Synology Server ...................................................................................... 7

Introduction ......................................................................................................................... 7 Storing and Sharing Files via Internet ..................................................................................7 PC Data and Server Data Backup ........................................................................................7 Transferring Data via FTP ......................................................................................................7 Sharing Photos with Online Album Photo Station 2............................................................7 Enjoying Entertainment Data Stored on Server ..................................................................7 Programming your Own Web Site ........................................................................................7 USB Printer Server..................................................................................................................8

Specification ........................................................................................................................ 8 Limitations ........................................................................................................................... 9 Appearance....................................................................................................................... 10 LED Indication Descriptions Table .....................................................................................11

Managing Synology Server ..................................................................................................... 12 Entering Web Management UI.......................................................................................... 12

Using Setup Utility .................................................................................................................12 Accessing Web Management UI Manually ........................................................................14

Managing Synology Server............................................................................................... 15 Joining Windows Domain.................................................................................................. 15

Assigning Access Right for Domain Users ........................................................................15 Resetting Administrator Password .................................................................................... 16 Reinstalling Synology Server ............................................................................................ 16

Accessing Synology Server Data ............................................................................................ 17 Shared Folders.................................................................................................................. 17

System Built-in .......................................................................................................................17 Administrator-Created...........................................................................................................18

Setting Access Control ...................................................................................................... 18 Setting Encoding ............................................................................................................... 19 Accessing Shared Folders ................................................................................................ 20

Windows User ........................................................................................................................20 Mac User.................................................................................................................................21 Through FTP ..........................................................................................................................22

Server Backup and PC Backup Solutions ............................................................................... 24 Local Backup..................................................................................................................... 24 Network Backup ................................................................................................................ 25 Backing up Personal Data................................................................................................. 26

Before starting........................................................................................................................26 Minimum System Requirement ...........................................................................................26 Installing Synology Data Replicator II.................................................................................26 Using Synology Data Replicator II ......................................................................................27

Backing up Synology Server Settings............................................................................... 27 Synology Server to PC Client ..............................................................................................27 Synology Server to another Synology Server ...................................................................28

Sharing USB Printer ................................................................................................................ 29 Extra Features ......................................................................................................................... 30

iTunes Service................................................................................................................... 30 Multimedia Service............................................................................................................ 31 Download Station .............................................................................................................. 32

Enabling Download Station ..................................................................................................32 Installing Download Redirector............................................................................................32

Web Station....................................................................................................................... 33 Enabling Web Station and MySQL......................................................................................33 Web Stations detail description...........................................................................................33

Photo Station 2.................................................................................................................. 34 Enabling Photo Station .........................................................................................................34 Photo Stations detail description ........................................................................................34

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USBCopy .......................................................................................................................... 35 Setting USBCopy Target Location ......................................................................................35

Mail Notification................................................................................................................. 36 Firmware Update............................................................................................................... 37

Expanding HDD Capacity ........................................................................................................ 38 External HDD .................................................................................................................... 38

External USB HDD ................................................................................................................38 External SATA HDD...............................................................................................................38

Replacing Larger Internal HDD......................................................................................... 39 Troubleshooting ....................................................................................................................... 40 Appendix.................................................................................................................................. 41

Recommended Peripherals .............................................................................................. 41 Recommended NTP Server .............................................................................................. 41

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About this Users Guide

This user's guide covers all the functions of Synology DS101 Series server. Some of the functions may only be available on specific models. Please refer to product specification for details.

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Getting to know your Synology Server

Introduction

Congratulations on your purchase of Synology DS101 Series server (Synology Server). Synology Server is specially designed for the following purposes:

Storing and Sharing Files via Internet Windows users and Mac users can easily share files within Intranet or through Internet. Unicode language support makes sharing different language files from Synology Server smoothly.

PC Data and Server Data Backup Synology Server provides various backup solutions to backup Synology Server data or backup PC data to Synology Server.

Transferring Data via FTP Synology Server provides FTP service with bandwidth restriction and anonymous login. To transfer data safely, FTP over SSL or FTP over TLS is also available on advanced models.

Sharing Photos with Online Album Photo Station 2 Photo Station 2 provides intuitive user interface to share your photos and videos online in a snap.

Enjoying Entertainment Data Stored on Server Download Station allows you to download files from Internet through BitTorrent, FTP, and HTTP to Synology Server. Moreover, if you have UPnP DMA connected in the LAN, you can enable Multimedia Service and share the multimedia files on Synology server. If you just want to share and play mp3 files stored on Synology Server, you can enable iTunes Service, and enjoy the music through any iTunes clients on LAN.

The build-in Copy button on the device allows instant copy of photos from the camera to Synology Server.

Programming your Own Web Site Personal or corporate website can be easily setup using Web Station function. By integrating with PHP and MySQL, user can also set up blog or even online shop.

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USB Printer Server You can share USB 2.0 Printer through Local Area Network.

Specification

Item DS-101g+ DS-101j

Hard Disk Interface

SATA IDE

Maximum Capacity

500GB 500GB

USB 2.0 Ports

*3 *3

LAN Port RJ-45 10/100/1000Mbps RJ-45 10/100Mbps

USB Copy Yes Yes

Windows User

Windows 98 onward Windows 98 onward

Mac User Mac OS 9 onward Mac OS 9 onward

Maximum User Accounts

128 128

Maximum Group Accounts

64 64

Maximum Shared Folder

100 100

Maximum Concurrent Connections

32 32

NTP Yes Yes

FTP Yes Yes

Language Localization

English, French, German, Korean, Italian, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese

English, French, German, Korean, Italian, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese

Memory SDRAM

64MB 32MB

Memory Flash

16MB 2MB

eSATA Port *1 No

HDD Hibernation

Yes Yes

Event Yes Yes

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Item DS-101g+ DS-101j Notification

Agency Certifications

FCC Class BCEBSMI C-Tick

FCC Class BCEBSMI C-Tick

Dimension 18.1cm x 21.2cm x 6.0cm 18.1cm x 21.2cm x 6.0cm

Weight 0.5kg (excluding HDD) 0.5kg (excluding HDD)

Power Consumptio n And Environment Requirement s

Line voltage 100V to 240V AC

Frequency 50Hz to 60Hz

Power Consumption Standby: 14.64W Working: 17.88W Hibernation: 6.72W

Operating Temperature 50 to 95F (10 to 35C)

Storage Temperature -40 to 185F (-10 to 70 C)

Relative Humidity 5% to 95% RH

Maximum Operating Altitude 10,000 feet

Line voltage 100V to 240V AC

Frequency 50Hz to 60Hz

Power Consumption Standby: 11.4W Working: 12.12W Hibernation: 6.12W

Operating Temperature 50 to 95F (10 to 35C)

Storage Temperature -40 to 185F (-10 to 70 C)

Relative Humidity 5% to 95% RH

Maximum Operating Altitude 10,000 feet

Limitations

1. Supports up to 1 USB printer.

2. Supports up to 3 external USB disks.

3. USB Copy function only supports USB disks with FAT32 file system.

4. Some digital cameras are defined as a Still Image Device, such as Canon. For such devices, Synology Server only supports USB Copy function (No USB share function).

5. For Mac users, Synology Server supports only USB printers with PostScript.

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Appearance

Front View Rear View

Fan

eSATA

port

RESET USBCopy

button USB

port USB port

LAN port

DC in 12V

port POWER

button

Article Name Location Description

Power Button Front Panel The Power Button is used to turn the Synology Server On or Off. To turn Off Synology Server, press the Power Button and hold it until you hear a "beep" sound and the Power LED starts blinking.

COPY Button Front Panel The COPY Button lights up when you connect a USB Device (for example: digital camera, USB flash disk). Pressing the button will copy the data from the connected USB device to the Synology Server's internal HDD.

USB Port Front Panel The Synology Server offers 3 USB ports for adding additional external hard drives, USB printers, or other USB devices. One at the front, and other two at the back.

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Smart Fan Ventilation

Front Panel The fan is to exhaust waste heat out of Synology Server. It will start automatically when the server starts. If the fan is malfunctioning, system will "beep" every 1 second.

eSATA Port Back Panel The eSATA port is for connecting with an external SATA HDD.

RESET Button

Back Panel 1. To restore IP, DNS, passwords for the "admin" account to default value, and reset the guest account to the enabled status. (Please refer to Resetting Administrator Password chapter.)

2. To reinstall the Synology Server. (Please refer to Reinstalling Synology Server chapter.)

LAN Port Back Panel The LAN port is where you connect RJ-45 cable to Synology Server.

DC IN 12V Port

Back Panel The DC IN 12V Port is where you connect the AC Power Adapter.

LED Indication Descriptions Table

LED Indication

Color Status Description

Solid Green Light Volume normal

Solid Orange Light Available volume space < 1GB

Status Green/Orange

Blinking Orange Light

Volume degraded or crashed No Volume

Solid Network is up

Blinking Network is active LAN Green

Light Off Network is down

Solid Disk ready

Blinking Disk is being accessed Green

Off No internal disk DISK/ eSATA

Orange Blinking Cannot Read/Write

Solid Detected USB disk

Blinking Copying data USBCopy Green

Off No USB disk

Solid System ready

Blinking System is booting System is shutting down

Power Blue

Off Power off

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Managing Synology Server

Entering Web Management UI

System administrator can manage the Synology Server by entering the web management UI. There are two options for you to enter the management UI:

Using Setup Utility [Windows User]

1. Insert the Installation CD into CD/DVD-Rom Drive.

2. Choose Synology Assistant at the Autoup Menu.

3. Follow the steps to complete installation.

4. After installation, double click on the desktop icon to execute the program.

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5. Choose the server you want to manage and click Manage to enter the Web Management UI.

6. Choose login as system administrator (admin), input password and click Enter.

[Mac OSX User]

1. Insert the Installation CD into CD/DVD-Rom Drive.

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2. Double-Click CD-Rom Drive thumbnail.

3. Double-Click "MacOSX" thumbnail.

4. Double-Click "Synology Assistant-SYNOLOGY.dmg" thumbnail.

5. Double-Click "Synology Assistant" thumbnail to run setup wizard.

6. Choose a Synology Server and click "Manage" to enter the Web Management UI.

7. Choose "login as system administrator (admin)", input password and click "Enter".

Please note:

To ensure flawless management process, please use the following browsers:

Client Browser

PC IE 6.0 onward

Mac OS X 10.3.x Safari 1.3 onward

Mac OS X 10.4.x Safari 2.0 onward

Accessing Web Management UI Manually 1. Open a web browser window.

2. At the address line input http://Synology_Server_Name:5000/", where Synology_Server_Name should be replaced with the name you set up for Synology Server during the setup process.

3. Press Enter key on the keyboard.

4. Choose "login as system administrator (admin)".

5. Input password for admin.

6. Click Enter to access Web Management UI.

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Managing Synology Server

You can start managing Synology Server in Web Management UI. Synology Server Web Management UI provides distinctive and straight forward design for easy management. You will find an online Help button on every page of the Web Management UI. Click on the Help button for further information whenever you encounter any problem.

Joining Windows Domain

You can add Synology Server to Windows domain and let the domain users access Synology Server. Synology Server supports both Active Directory Service (ADS) and NT4 domain. After being added to a Windows domain, the domain users only need to enter their domain account and password when trying to access the Synology Server. If the authentication succeeds, access will be granted.

For the detailed description, please refer to Help on Network Services > Win/Mac OS page.

Assigning Access Right for Domain Users After adding Synology Server to a Windows domain, you can grant domain users access rights to the shared folders on Synology server. Afterward, you will see domain users on the User page. Please refer to the Accessing Synology Server Data > Setting Access Control section for details.

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Resetting Administrator Password

Pressing the RESET button and hold it for about 4 seconds before you heard a beep sound will restore IP, DNS, passwords for the "admin" account to default value, and reset the guest account to the enabled status. The default password of the admin account is blank.

Reinstalling Synology Server

If for any reason you have to reinstall the Synology Server, you can press the RESET button on the back panel twice, and the Synology Server will be reinstalled. The data saved on the Synology Server will not be erased during the reinstallation. However, for securitys reason, we strongly recommend that you back up the data on the server.

To reinstall the server:

1. Press the RESET button and hold it for about 4 seconds. Release the button when the Synology Server emits a beep sound.

2. Within the next 10 seconds, press the RESET button and hold it for about 4 seconds again. Release the button when the Synology Server emits a beep sound.

3. Run Synology Assistant, and set up the Synology Server again.

Note: The version of Synology Assistant should be identical to the version of the firmware patch file you install.

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Accessing Synology Server Data

File sharing service is one of the Synology Server's major functions. Administrator can setup access rights for users either with Windows or Mac to access shared folders.

Shared Folders

System Built-in Below are system built-in shared folders. Administrator can delete them later after setup.

Name Description

public After Synology Server is successfully set up, the shared folder public will be available for access instantly.

web The shared folder web is for storing web pages. When Web Station is enabled, users can browse the constructed website through browser. For detailed information, please refer to Extra Features > Web Station section.

photo The shared folder photo is for storing image files. Files in photo shared folder can be browsed when Photo Station or Multimedia Service is enabled. For detailed information, please refer to descriptions of Photo Station 2 and Multimedia Service.

music Music files in music shared folder can be browsed through UPnP DMA when Multimedia Service is enabled. For detailed information, please refer to descriptions of Multimedia Service and iTunes Service. When iTunes Service is enabled, users can play music files stored on Synology Server with any iTunes clients on the same subnet. For the detailed information and its limitation, please refer to Help on Network Services > iTunes Service page of the Web Management UI.

video Video files in video shared folder can be browsed through UPnP DMA when Multimedia Service is enabled. For detailed information, please refer to the page Network Services > Multimedia Service.

NetBackup The shared folder NetBackup is for saving backed up files using Network Backup. Please refer to the page Backup > Network Backup.

usbshare After you connect external USB HDD to Synology Servers USB port, system will automatically create a shared folder with the prefix usbshare. Refer to Expanding HDD Capacity > External USB HDD section for details.

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Name Description

satashare After you connect external SATA HDD to Synology Servers eSATA port, system will automatically create satashare shared folder. Refer to Expanding HDD Capacity > External SATA HDD section for details.

Administrator-Created Apart from the above system built-in shared folders, Administrator can create shared folders on the page Storage > Shared Folder of the Web Management UI. Shared folders created by Administrator can be deleted or renamed at any time.

Setting Access Control

For security reasons, Administrator can go to the page Privileges > Privileges Setup of the Web Management UI and set access rights for different users by selecting the shared folder.

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Setting Encoding

Synology Server uses Unicode to manage files. The benefit of using Unicode is to avoid file inaccessibility between users who use different languages. However, for users without Unicode support on their PC, Administrator can set the encoding method of the files to overcome the problem. Please go to the page Network Services > Win/Mac OS of the Web Management UI for the setting.

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Accessing Shared Folders

Windows User Windows users can access the Synology Servers shared folders by using Setup Utility to map Network Drive

Synology Assistant, which is included in the Installation CD, not only helps Administrator manage Synology Server, but also provides users with the following steps to map Network Drive:

1. Run Synology Assistant.

2. Choose the server to map network drive.

3. Click on the Map Drive button on the left.

4. Follow the on-screen steps to finish the setup.

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5. Upon completion, user can access the mapped shared folder in Windows Explorer.

Mac User Mac user can use Go > Connect to Server to choose a Synology Server and access the shared folder on the server.

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Through FTP Synology server provides FTP service. Administrator can enable FTP service on the Network Service > FTP Service page of the Web Management UI. Windows users and Mac users can thus access data in Synology Server by FTP Protocol. Synology server supports Secure FTP by default when administrator enables the FTP service. To prevent data from being access while transferring, users can also use FTP over SSL or FTP over TLS on the FTP client to make the data more secure. For the detailed information of using FTP and its limitation, please refer to Help on Network Services > FTP Service page.

Please Note:

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1. Administrator has the option to adjust FTP Bandwidth or enable Anonymous login.

2. FTP Service does not support Unicode. Before enabling FTP Service, please go to Network Services > Win/Mac OS page and setup codepage according to users client PC.

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Server Backup and PC Backup Solutions

Synology Server provides complete backup solutions:

1. By using Local Backup, Administrator can back up Synology Servers data to external USB or SATA HDD.

2. By using Network Backup, Administrator can back up Synology Servers data to another Synology Server.

3. By installing Synology Data Replicator IIsoftware on the client PC, Windows users can back up data from PC to Synology Server.

4. Administrator can also back up Synology Servers User, Group, and Shared folders (see details below).

Local Backup

Please follow the below steps to perform Local Backup:

1. Connect an external USB HDD or SATA HDD to the corresponding port on Synology Server.

2. Go to the page External Devices > USB Disk or External Devices > eSATA Disk of the Web Management UI, and format the HDD as backup purpose.

3. Go to the page Backup > Local Backup to set up your backup task.

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Network Backup

Network Backup allows Administrator to back up Synology Servers data to another Synology Server through network. Please ensure Network Backup option is enabled on both Target and Client Server before performing the task. Go to Backup > Network Backup page for detail information.

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Backing up Personal Data

Windows users can install Synology Data Replicator II backup software which can be found on the installation CD. They can back up client PC data to Synology Server to maintain a good copy of data whenever needed.

Using Synology Data Replicator II, users can:

1. Monitor selected folders on client PC and perform real-time backup when any modification to the file is made.

2. Adjust backup versions and restore points.

3. Restore backup data on Synology Server to client PC at users preference.

Before starting Before using Synology Data Replicator II, please ensure:

1. Client PC and Synology Server uses the same encoding for backup to perform adequately.

2. Synology Data Replicator II is the next generation of Synology Data Replicator. It can only restore backup data on Synology Server generated by itself. If users have backed up data on Synology Server using Synology Data Replicator, we recommend restoring data on Synology Server to PC first before using Synology Data Replicator II.

Minimum System Requirement 1. Free HDD Space: 5MB

2. Operating System: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP

3. Best Screen Resolution: 1024*768 and above

4. Microsoft Networking over TCP/IP enabled and has network connection with Synology Server.

Installing Synology Data Replicator II Insert Installation CD into Windows user CD/DVD-Rom drive. Click on Synology Data Replicator II, and follow on-screen instructions.

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Using Synology Data Replicator II After installation, double click on the software icon to execute the program. Click on Help for detail description.

Backing up Synology Server Settings

There are two options for you to backup Synology Servers User, Group, Shared Folder settings for easy maintenance and restoration.

Synology Server to PC Client Go to the page Backup > Configuration Backup of the Web Management UI to back up settings from Synology Server to PC Client.

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Synology Server to another Synology Server The data backed up to another Synology Server using Network Backup automatically includes the User, Group, Shared Folder settings. When you recover the data, you can choose if you want to recover these settings.

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Sharing USB Printer

Synology Server supports Windows 98 and above users, and Mac OS 9 and above users to share USB Printer. For the detailed settings on different platforms, please refer to the page External Devices > USB Printer of the Web Management UI.

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Extra Features

iTunes Service

When iTunes Service is enabled, users can play music files stored on Synology Server with any iTunes clients on the same subnet. For the detailed information and its limitation, please refer to Help on Network Services > iTunes Service page of the Web Management UI.

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Multimedia Service

When Multimedia Service is enabled, users who have UPnP DMA (Digital Media Adapter) can browse multimedia files on Synology server. Please go to Network Services > Multimedia Service page for further setup.

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Download Station

Synology server can download files from Internet through BitTorrent, FTP, and HTTP. PC users and Mac users can either install Download Redirector or go to the Download Service section of the Web Management UI to add download tasks and manage the download queue.

Before start adding download tasks, you should enable Download Station on the server and install Download Redirector on PC or Mac.

Enabling Download Station Go to the Download Service > Download Service page.

Installing Download Redirector Insert Installation CD into the CD/DVD-Rom drive. Click on Download Redirector, and follow on-screen instructions to complete installation.

For the detailed description of Download Redirector, please refer to Help on Download Redirector program window, or hit Help on Download Service > Download Management page of the Web Management UI.

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Web Station

Personal or corporate website can be easily setup using Web Station. By integrating with PHP and MySQL, users can also setup online shop. PHP support is turned on by default, MySQL requires manually enabling.

Enabling Web Station and MySQL Go to the Network Services > Web Service page.

Web Stations detail description Please click on Read Tutorial link under Enable Web Station.

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Photo Station 2

The all new Photo Station 2 is stylish and even easier and faster. Administrator can not only set up album cover, but also enter descriptions of albums and photos, and choose whether to allow visitors comments. Moreover, access right control can be set up to control privacy.

Enabling Photo Station Go to the Network Services > Web Service page.

Photo Stations detail description Please click on Read Tutorial link under Enable Photo Station.

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USBCopy

When a USB Device is connected to the USB port at the front panel, by pressing the COPY button all the data in the USB Device will be copied to Synology Servers internal HDD.

Setting USBCopy Target Location You can setup USBCopy target location on the External Devices > USBCopy page of the Web Management UI. When pressing the Copy button from now on, data will be copied to the target location.

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Mail Notification

Administrator can enter email address on the page System > Notification. Synology Server will send email to the address whenever an important event occurs to notify Administrator.

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Firmware Update

To keep your Synology Server up to date, Administrator can go to System > Firmware Upgrade page to upgrade firmware.

Note: Normally, upgrading the firmware of the Synology server will not affect data on the Synology server. However, to ensure data security, it is recommended that you back up your data before update.

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Expanding HDD Capacity

Administrator can expand HDD capacity by connecting external HDD, or replacing a larger capacity internal HDD.

External HDD

External USB HDD When connecting an external USB HDD to Synology Servers USB port, usbshare1 shared folder will be created automatically. Upon disconnecting external USB HDD, the shared folder will be removed. For more than 1 external USB HDD is connected, usbshare2, usbshare3 will be created accordingly.

To Eject or Format external USB HDD, go to the page External Devices > USB Disk of the Web Management UI.

External SATA HDD When connecting an external SATA HDD to Synology Servers eSATA port, satashare shared folder will be created automatically. Upon disconnecting External SATA HDD, shared folder will be removed.

To Eject or Format external SATA HDD, go to the page External Devices > eSATA Disk of the Web Management UI.

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Replacing Larger Internal HDD

When the internal HDD storage is run out, Administrator can follow the steps to replace a larger HDD and keep using the original data:

1. Replace the original internal HDD with a larger one.

2. Connect the original HDD to the USB/eSATA port.

3. Copy the data from the original HDD to the new HDD

4. Remove the original HDD.

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Troubleshooting

For any questions about managing your Synology Server, please refer to the Help button at every page of the Web Management UI. For any questions other than that, please visit Synology Inc. website (www.synology.com) for further assistant.

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Appendix

Recommended Peripherals

For recommended peripheral models, including hard drive, USB printer, DMA, and UPS, please visit www.synology.com.

Recommended NTP Server

The main purpose of Network Time Protocol (NTP) is for synchronizing clocks of computer system over data network. We have provided a few recommended NTP servers. For more information about NTP Server, please visit http://www.eecis.udel.edu/~mills/ntp/servers.html

Below are few recommended NTP server:

1. time.apple.com

2. time.asia.apple.com

3. time.euro.apple.com

4. time.nist.gov

5. time.windows.com

Manualsnet FAQs

If you want to find out how the DS-101g+ Synology works, you can view and download the Synology NAS DS-101g+ User's Guide on the Manualsnet website.

Yes, we have the User's Guide for Synology DS-101g+ as well as other Synology manuals. All you need to do is to use our search bar and find the user manual that you are looking for.

The User's Guide should include all the details that are needed to use a Synology DS-101g+. Full manuals and user guide PDFs can be downloaded from Manualsnet.com.

The best way to navigate the Synology NAS DS-101g+ User's Guide is by checking the Table of Contents at the top of the page where available. This allows you to navigate a manual by jumping to the section you are looking for.

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You can download Synology NAS DS-101g+ User's Guide free of charge simply by clicking the “download” button in the upper right corner of any manuals page. This feature allows you to download any manual in a couple of seconds and is generally in PDF format. You can also save a manual for later by adding it to your saved documents in the user profile.

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