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What is The Difference Between Router and Switch?
In this article, we’re going to talk about the switch and router, and the difference between router and switch. With the increasing number of desktop computers, notebooks and laptops at home, routers and switches are gradually becoming more widely known by people in order to enable these electronic devices to access the internet together. Since home routers and switches look very similar from the outside, many people don’t know the difference between routers and switches, and what they can do. So we’re going to look at the difference between router and switch in this article. What Is A Switch? A...
How To Expand Synology NAS?
In this tutorial, we’re going to look at how to expand Synology NAS. As your storage or backup data increases, the original hard drive storage may not be enough, and that’s when you can expand your Synology NAS storage capacity by replacing them with new hard drives or adding more hard drives to arm them with a little more power. Without the hassle of migrating your data, and you can continue to use your existing Synology NAS. There are three main forms of capacity expansion depending on the model and needs, so let me explain. 1. Add a new drive...
How To Setup Synology Surveillance Station Camera?
In this tutorial, we’re going to look at how to setup synology surveillance station camera. Which cameras work with Synology Surveillance Station? The interface to add a new camera in Synology Surveillance Station shows two options: Synology supported cameras and a universal interface (ONVIF). Let’s start with the cameras supported by Synology. The list of cameras supported by Synology includes around a hundred brands, including the well-known HIKVISION, TP-Link and DAHUA, as well as Sony, SAMSUNG and TOSHIBA. The camera models included under Hikvision are relatively comprehensive, with 1651 types of cameras. The cameras in the support list have all...
How To Setup Synology NAS Network?
In this tutorial, we’re going to look at how to setup Synology NAS network. I believe the three things you will do when you get a Synology NAS are definitely to install the hard drive, plug in the network cable, and connect the power supply. We’ve written about hard drives before, so today we’ll talk about the network. In fact, the network setup of Synology NAS is relatively simple, you only need to plug in the network cable and connect to the router, and then you can start surfing the Internet. However, sometimes, someone will encounter problems because their homes...
How To Access Synology NAS If You Forget Your Password?
In this tutorial, we’re going to look at how to access Synology NAS if you forget your password. Has this happened to any of you who are using Synology NAS? Synology NAS quietly backs up photos and synchronizes computer files for you every day, but suddenly one day you want to login but find that you forgot your password. Or you can’t login to the NAS after changing your home router. You have tried QuickConnect and Synology Assistant, and still you can’t find anyway to access your Synology NAS. Reset Your Synology NAS You can follow the tutorial below to...
What do you need to do before storing files to Synology NAS?
As many of you know, after installing the DSM operating system, what do you need to do first if you want to store something in the NAS? Of course, you need to create a storage pool first, and then create storage space. Storage Pool Combine one or more hard drives in the NAS into a storage pool and set up RAID mode. If you want to expand the capacity later, you can also set it up by adding or replacing large capacity hard drives. The following are the setup steps. 1. If you have multiple hard drives that want to...
How To Configure ACL: Step-by-Step Tutorial
In addition to the need to configure switch access security in network security, it is also necessary to control the traffic in the network. For network administrators, how to implement secure access to the network between departments, so that some departments can be accessed between some departments and others can not be accessed between them? ACL technology will filter packets based on the source address in the packet, which can effectively control user access to the network. What is ACL? Access Control List (ACL) is a packet filtering-based access control technology that filters packets on an interface according to set...
How To Use Synology Photos?
In this tutorial, we’re going to look at how to use Synology Photos. I’m sure one of the big reasons you bought a Synology NAS was to be able to manage your photos better, but when your phone or camera has a super high volume of photos, don’t you also want a more efficient way of uploading them? Today we’re going to take a hands-on look at a few of the ways that many users on the forums have suggested for uploading photos to the Synology NAS. We’ll also give you a few tips on how to use the Synology...
How To Configure DHCP Server?
In the process of host network parameter configuration, there are often scenarios where IP addresses conflict or mobile terminals need to obtain addresses and other network parameters temporarily. Using manual configuration of network parameters such as host IP address, default gateway IP address and DNS server IP address is both tedious and error-prone, and some places such as wireless network environment are not suitable for manual configuration. The dynamic host configuration protocol (DHCP) can solve such problems well and bring great convenience to network engineers for network management. What is DHCP server? DHCP is Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol, which means...
How to configure an Ad-Hoc network?
In daily work, we often encounter scenarios where we need to transfer documents between computers. If there is no network device such as router in the scenario, computers cannot be connected to each other through wired LAN, and there is no storage tool such as USB flash drive, how should we achieve the transfer of document information between computers? We can set up an AD-Hoc wireless network through a wireless network card to easily achieve the fast transfer of document information. What is Ad-Hoc network? AD-Hoc is also known as wireless mobile self-organizing network. The principle is that one computer...