The SynoExt add-on for Firefox is great for people who have a Synology DiskStation: downloading torrents on the NAS straight from the browser. Too bad the extension isn’t being maintained, and is now incompatible with new Firefox versions (everything newer than 3.6 won’t work). Turns out that there is a very More >
Enabling SSH on a DiskStation is easy. Download and install the Synology “Enable SSH” patch. Install it via the DiskStation manager (via System -> Firmware Update).
Voila: you should now be able to SSH to your DiskStation. But SCP does not work yet. When you try to SCP to the DiskStation, you More >
Mounting shares (called “Shared Folders” on the DiskStation) in OSX is very easy. In Finder, click Go -> Connect to Server. Depending on whether your share is available as AFP (Apple Filing Protocol) or SMB (Samba), you enter
Click Connect, then select the shares you want to share. Easy.
However, More >
The Synology DiskStation comes with the Apache webserver. The “Web Station” functionality allows you to host a website. You can even run multiple virtual hosts. These “default” virtual hosts, however, cannot be configured in detail.
But it is very well possible to host multiple websites on a single DiskStation, while still More >