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 not work!
This pair (serial number and MAC address) must be valid – that is, for every serial number determined by the unique MAC addresses. Multiple use the same pair of leads either to its blocking or false push notifications and Banach in your firewall,
If you register the serial number on the website myds.synology.com,
but you have an arbitrary MAC address – will not work!
How it works with XPEnology
Valid Serial number and MAC address entered in the step of creating XPEnology loader by editing the values in the configuration file syslinux.cfg on the USB flash drive.
If you are not going to use the services of Synology then edit the values is not required.
It is best to use a pair of serial number and MAC address from the original NAS Synology.
The model is not important, any pair, such as your old server Synology.
Since the calculators available on the network do not always work properly.
MAC address is desirable to stitch the same immediately to the network card.
This is a very simple procedure and does not require special skills,
and now will tell you How to
How to generate valid serial & MAC (by Vortex)
Step by step guide
- We need to find pictures Synology product with the label serial number and MAC address
like this (the next time will be cautious, upload your pictures and videos)
- We define Serial Number (SN) B6JFN00845 and MAC address:
00:11:32:0C:36:ED 00:11:32:0C:36:EE 00:11:32:0C:36:EF 00:11:32:0C:36:F0
SN of photos is better not to use – you will receive false Push-message
and Synology likely will detect multiple connections
and eventually block the services for the SN
- Invent a new serial number
For this to B6JFN00845 add or diminish the random number X, to the last three digits of the serial number. For example 123, receive:
(B6JFN00) 845 - Serial, X=123, B6JFN00 - not use B6JFN00 (845+123) = B6JFN00968 B6JFN00968 - It is a new Serial number
- Now we go to myds.synology.com and register our new serial.
If the register does not work, we add another number and try again until you get it.
- Then generate a MAC address,
we multiply our random number X out of the previous step, on 4 and convert it into HEX.
If the model have four MAC addresses (four network cards),
multiply on 4, if the two, on 2. Example:
X=123 123*4=492 492=01EC
Be sure to put “0″ before the digits that
- The resulting number (01EC) added to the FIRST MAC,
which we found on the internet from the first step.
In this example it is – 00: 11: 32: 0C: 36: ED
Caution is necessary to summarize in HEX calculator
0011320C36ED + 01EC = 0011320C38D9
To get the rest of the MAC simply added per unit in HEX
00:11:32:0C:38:D9 00:11:32:0C:38:DA 00:11:32:0C:38:DB 00:11:32:0C:38:DC
Be sure to put “0” before the digits if required
- Now we just need to add a couple of our configuration file syslinux.cfg
But You can add only serial number, and the MAC address can flash on the your network card.