Why doesn’t my network speed up after I set up Link Aggregation?

Link Aggregation increases bandwidth and throughput by aggregating multiple network interfaces and provides traffic failover to maintain network connection in case the connection is down. The total network bandwidth will only increase when there are multiple clients. Each client will be answered by one of the bonding interfaces. Once an interface is assigned, all connections from this client will be answered…

Frequently asked questions about Synology DDNS service

Synology provides DDNS (Dynamic Domain Name System) service to simplify connection to your Synology NAS. You can easily configure a preferred hostname and set up port forwarding rules on your router, allowing your device to be accessible over the Internet via DDNS. If you encounter difficulties when using Synology DDNS service, please check out the…

Can I use Wi-Fi dongles with my Synology NAS?

No. Synology NAS with DSM 6.2 or above versions no longer supports Wi-Fi dongles, such as wireless, 3G, 4G, or LTE dongles. For better connection stability and performance, you are suggested to use Ethernet cable to connect your Synology NAS to your switch, router, or hub. However, you can consider the following alternatives, if a…

Can my Synology NAS transcode 4K videos for my device?

With the video transcoding function, your video contents which are originally unsupported by a media player will be converted into a compatible format and resolution. You can stream your video collection from your Synology NAS to a media player using Video Station, DS video, and Media Server. The transcoding capabilities vary according to your Synology NAS models. The…

Why are there “sysvol” and “netlogon” folders?

When using the SMB protocol to connect your computer to a Synology NAS where a domain has been set up by the Synology Directory Server package, you will see the “sysvol” and “netlogon” folders, which contain files required for Synology Directory Server. The sysvol folder stores a domain’s public files, which are replicated to each domain controller.…