How to use Gmail SMTP server to send emails for DSM

Gmail SMTP server requires authentication. Previously, users who employed Gmail to send Synology DSM notification obtained authentication via OAuth authorization. DSM system notifications settings at Control Panel Personal notifications settings at Personal However, in August 2019, Google changed its authentication mechanism applied to DSM. OAuth is thus not supported anymore. Those who previously used OAuth authorization to authorize access…

How to join your Synology NAS to JumpCloud LDAP

LDAP service allows users to easily access and manage distributed directory information over an IP network. Oftentimes, it is also used as a central location for storing usernames and passwords, thus enabling different services to access the LDAP server to validate users. This tutorial will guide you through the process of joining your Synology NAS…

How to join your Synology NAS to Google Secure LDAP

Overview LDAP service allows users to easily access and manage distributed directory information over an IP network. Oftentimes, it is also used as a central location for storing username and passwords, thus enabling different services to connect to the LDAP server to validate users. This tutorial will guide you through the process of joining your…

How to enhance the security of your Synology NAS

Whenever your Synology NAS is connected to the Internet, there is a chance that hackers and viruses will attack your Synology NAS and try to gain unauthorized access to sensitive data. This article will provide you various methods to strengthen the security settings of your Synology NAS and protect it from being hacked. Contents Before…

How to migrate ACL permissions to Synology NAS

Overview For an office environment where all computers are joined to the same Windows ADS domain, if the PC server is running out of storage space, IT professionals might want to replace the PC server with a Synology NAS as their company’s data center. Synology NAS is equipped with ACL and ADS support to integrate…

How to map network drives via Synology Assistant

Overview Synology NAS is designed to make storing and sharing files within your local network quick and simple, allowing you to directly access shared folders and files on the Synology NAS without going through the hassle of logging into DSM every time. You’ll be able to store files to your Synology NAS with Windows Explorer just like…