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How to update to DSM 5.2-5565

By | June 1, 2015

How to update to DSM 5.2-5565 1 Update or create a bootable USB stick with a new XPEnoboot DS3615xs 5.2-5565.1 (How to >>) 2 Reboot the server with the new loader 3 During the boot XPEnology, choose in loader menu “install/upgrade” 4 Open Synology Assistant or click find.synology.com for manually install the DSM-5.2-5565 During the installation process, select installation type “migration” ! What is migration, see here. 5… Read More »

How to update to DSM 5.1-5055

By | May 21, 2015

How to update to DSM 5.1-5055 1 Update or create a bootable USB stick with a new XPEnoboot DS3615xs 5.1-5055.1 (How to >>) 2 Reboot the server with the new loader 3 During the boot XPEnology, choose in loader menu “install/upgrade” 4 Open Synology Assistant or click find.synology.com for manually install the DSM-5.1-5055 During the installation process, select installation type “migration” ! What is migration, see here. 5… Read More »

How to run virtual machine at DSM

By | May 18, 2015

Thanks to the community it has become possible before the advent of Docker in DSM 5.2 The first author of the package is SEBA, Then the idea was picked up by other people DKeppi, dodo-dk, DI4bI0 Watch post in the original forum thread. and synology-forum.de Requirements: Only supported architecture bromolow The BIOS must be enabled VT-x, the processor must be x64 The… Read More »

How to change and flash MAC

By | May 17, 2015

How to change and flash MAC address of the network card For firmware required: Valid MAC address (see more >>) Branded utility for the firmware from the manufacturer USB stick with the DOS operating system Firmware is reduced in 3 stages: Consider the network card firmware on the example of the most popular models of home NAS HP… Read More »

How to activate WOL

By | May 16, 2015

Step by step guide how to activate WOL To activate the work of WOL (Wake on Lan) requires: Validity pair of MAC address and serial number, see more how to generate >> Change the value MAC and Serial in the syslinux.cfg file on XPEnology USB flash drive Motherboard, LAN, BIOS WOL Supports (Enable the option in the BIOS) For some PCI cards… Read More »

How to generate Synology MAC and serial valid pair

By | May 16, 2015

Why it is needed? Editing the serial number and MAC address is necessary for the operation of branded Synology services such as quickconnect.to, push notifications, and with the release version of DSM 5.1 and above also install DSM and packages. Packet inspection can be disabled. IMPORTANT The serial number and MAC address form a single couple and individually do… Read More »

How to install additional packages on DSM

By | May 15, 2015

Log into your Synology admin interface Now we need to add a new package source to our Synology so that we can install the additional packages. So open Package Manager and click on Settings > Package Sources > Add and type in: http://packages.pcloadletter.co.uk for the location and name it whatever you’d like. Also, only on DSM 5.1 we need to allow the Synology DSM to install… Read More »

How to downgrade from DSM 5.2

By | May 13, 2015

How to downgrade from DSM 5.2 Downgrade stap: 1 Login into your server console using username root and input : cd /etc.defaults (press key “ENTER”) vi VERSION (press key “ENTER”) press key “i” and then change minorversion=”1″ and buildunumber=”5021″ (not “5022”) Press “ESCAPE”, then input “:wq” and press key “ENTER” How to work with the vi editor see more vi man >> 4 Reboot the XPEnology… Read More »

How to see the value of my VID & PID stick

By | May 5, 2015

VID & PID values needed to hide USB flash drive from the DSM VID – Vendor Identifier PID – Product Identifier VID and PID is unique for different flash devices After determining the value of your values – make it in your bootloader configuration file in syslinux.cfg

Install DSM 5.1 on VMware ESXi5.5

By | May 5, 2015

This post was created after I spent many hours trying to install this software on esxi5.5u1. This step by step guide and empirically derived the exact sequence of steps for installing DSM 5.1-5022.3 update 5 (the date of post 05.05.2015). For this action, we need to: VmWare Esxi 5.5 update 1 (possibly in other versions of hypervisor is… Read More »