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How To Secure Synology NAS

A Synology NAS is a fantastic tool for organizing your digital files and can also provide a variety of services and apps for you to use both locally on your network and remotely. However, you want to make sure you know how to secure your Synology NAS before you start accessing it remotely, or even […]

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How To Backup iPhone Photos Automatically to NAS

One of the best ways to use a Synology NAS is to store photos. If you have an iPhone, a Synology NAS and have been searching how to backup iPhone photos automatically, read below for this very easy solution. The Synology Moments app is a simple app that allows you to organize and share your […]

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OpenVPN Server on Synology NAS

One of the simplest ways to securely access your home network is by using a VPN. In less than an hour you can set up an OpenVPN Server on your Synology NAS and connect securely from just about anywhere in the world. With this setup, you’ll only have to forward one port from your router, […]

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Ubiquiti EdgeRouterX Zone Based Firewall

A Professional Router at a Consumer Price I really enjoy working on and improving my home network and I am regularly looking for the next thing to tweak or try on my network. So it was a natural progression for me to move from the standard router that my ISP provides, to a more professional […]

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Synology HyperBackup and AWS

So you’ve taken the plunge and gotten yourself a cool new Synology NAS. You may be using it for extra general storage, or maybe you’ve set up one of the really useful apps like Moments, or a custom web application like Bitwarden Password Manager. Now would be a good time to think about setting up […]

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Synology Disktation SSL with Let’s Encrypt

Synology Diskstation SSL with Let’s Encrypt – Setting up your Synology Diskstation to be accessible from the web can be useful and secure if done correctly. Packages like Synology Moments (for pictures) and Surveillance Station (security cameras) can work over HTTPS meaning you can access these services from anywhere in the world, assuming you’ve properly […]

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How To Install Bitwarden with Docker and Synology

Recently, I did a complete overhaul of my old password management system. This is a fancy way of saying I got tired of storing password hints in an Excel spreadsheet and decided I needed a real password management system. If you are security-minded like me and have a ton of different usernames and passwords, Bitwarden […]