Posts tagged with 'nas'


Using Data Replicator 3 on a Synology DS212 – don’t

As mentioned in this post , I bought a Synology DS212 NAS for our home network, especially as our Acer WHS had a minor hiccup from overheating during the Waldo Canyon fire (we had to keep the windows shut from the smoke on some of the hottest days of the year). Since Synology have a recommended backup app (it’s called Data Replicator 3) for their NAS boxes, I decided to try it. Once our new router was configured and my laptop was connected to it via a wired connection (and hence running at 100Mbps...

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Updating our home network router

There were several cascading events in the run up to buying a new router: Our Windows Home Server had a hardware hiccup, probably due to overheating during the Waldo Canyon fire (we had to keep the windows shut because of the smoke, but the weather was extremely hot). For a while it just wouldn’t boot properly at all. I decided to purchase a NAS server to replace the WHS, just in case I couldn’t resurrect it. (No point in buying another WHS: Microsoft had already announced its demise.) I picked the...

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