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How to view Failed Backup Logs on a Synology NAS

WARNING: This how-to is brief and technical. If you are unfamiliar with the terms SSH, VI/VIM, and CLI then this tutorial may be difficult for you. I have always hated that Synology does not have better logging for their backup jobs. Errors include “the backup failed.”  Thanks, logs! It turns out that Synology has these […]

FIX – Setting up LDAP Server/Client on Synology NAS for SMB

If you’ve been trying to setup two Synology NAS devices one being a LDAP Server and another the LDAP Client and you cannot connect with your LDAP account to network shares via SMB, here is your fix. ON SYNOLOGY LDAP SERVER – Control Panel -> File Services -> Windows File Service/SMB -> Disable “Enable SMB2 […]

Apps Missing From Windows Phone 8

Windows Phone 8 and the upcoming 8.1 update really fix a lot of usability issues previous versions of the phone had, but there’s still an area a new OS can’t fix – 3rd party apps. Within the last few months I have been able to find good official apps for many apps I use on […]