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How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

Overview

With QuickConnect, you can easily connect to your Synology NAS over the Internet without the hassle of setting up port forwarding rules or other complicated network settings. QuickConnect allows you to connect via a simple customizable address like Quickconnect.to/example.

1. Set up QuickConnect

  1. Go to Control Panel >QuickConnect.
  2. Check the Enable QuickConnect box. How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect
  3. If you do not have a Synology Account, click Log in to or register a Synology Account. Enter the required information and click OK. If you already have a Synology Account, enter your account information. How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect
  4. Create your own QuickConnect ID in the QuickConnect ID field. Then click Apply. How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect
  5. Your QuickConnect link information will appear. Use these links to access your Synology NAS. In this example, the address for DSM is http://Quickconnect.to/YourID. How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect
  6. If you do not see the QuickConnect DSM link, click Advanced and make sure DSM is enabled. How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect
  7. You can now use the QuickConnect DSM link to access your Synology NAS! How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

2. Share files on your NAS using QuickConnect

With QuickConnect enabled, you can easily share files stored on your Synology NAS to anyone without worrying about port forwarding.

  1. First enable HTTPS connection to safely share your files. Go to Control Panel > Network.
  2. Check the Enable HTTPS connection box and click Apply. How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect
  3. Then enable file sharing for QuickConnect. Go to Control Panel > QuickConnect.
  4. Click on Advanced and make sure the box of File Sharing is checked. How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

When configuring advanced QuickConnect settings, we recommend that you log in to DSM using the local IP address or domain name of your Synology NAS.

Synology’s NAS devices have the power to secure any file transfer. And yes, that happens by using a VPN service. With that said, let’s show you how to set up and use ExpressVPN on your Synology NAS device.

Unfortunately, ExpressVPN doesn’t provide a list of supported Synology NAS devices. However, the following procedure should work on any Synology NAS that supports creating VPN profiles and OpenVPN connections. So, we recommend checking your device’s manual before you proceed.

2. Once you land on ExpressVPN’s site, click on any of the buttons labeled ‘Get ExpressVPN.’

3. Then, pick a subscription (long-term ones come with the biggest savings).

4. Provide your email address and then finalize the sign-up procedure.

5. Once done, you’ll receive a confirmation email from ExpressVPN’s team.

6. This is when you need to return to ExpressVPN’s site (go to its home page).

7. Using the website’s main menu (top-right corner), select ‘My Account.’

8. Provide your email address and password, and then click on ‘Sign In.’

9. You’ll be asked for a verification key as well. Copy it from your email inbox.

10. Once you open your dashboard, click on ‘Set Up Other Devices.’

11. Another page will open, where you need to click on ‘Manual Configuration.’

12. Make sure to select ‘OpenVPN‘ on the right-hand side.

13. Then, make a note of your OpenVPN username and password just below.

14. Pick a server and then proceed to download its OVPN file to your computer.

15. We recommend leaving that page open, so you’ll need it again soon enough.

16. Now, feel free to access your Synology NAS device and open its ‘Control Panel.’

17. First, you’ll need to disable IPv6 traffic, preventing any VPN tunnel data leaks.

18. So, make sure to navigate to Control Panel > Network.

19. Then, click on the ‘Network Interface‘ tab. Just below, select ‘LAN‘ and click ‘Edit.’

20. The ‘Edit‘ menu will now appear. You need to pick ‘IPv6‘ and then select ‘OFF.’

21. Click ‘OK‘ to apply the changes. And then, make sure to restart your Synology.

22. Once your Synology restarts, go to Control Panel > Network > Network Interface.

23. Click ‘Create,’ and then pick ‘Create VPN Profile.’

24. A setup screen will now appear. Pick ‘OpenVPN (.ovpn file)‘ and then click ‘Next.’

25. Next, you’ll see a ‘General Settings‘ screen. Then, check below for more info.

  • Profile Name: Use any name that’ll help you recognize your VPN connection.
  • User Name: Copy your OpenVPN username from your ExpressVPN dashboard.
  • Password: Copy your password from your ExpressVPN dashboard.
  • Import OVPN File: Upload the file you downloaded earlier.
  • CA Certificate: Feel free to leave this field blank.

26. Recheck if you’re entered everything correctly, and click on ‘Next.’

27. An ‘Advanced Settings‘ screen will now appear.

28. Check the box next to ‘Use default gateway on remote network.’

29. To the same with the ‘Reconnect when the VPN connection is lost‘ box.

30. Then, click on the ‘Apply‘ button in the bottom-right corner.

31. To connect, make sure to go to Control Panel > Network > Network Interface.

32. You should see your newly created VPN connection on the right-hand side.

33. Select your new VPN profile and then click on ‘Connect‘ (just above).

34. Make sure to check for a ‘Connected‘ label below the VPN’s name.

35. To disconnect at any moment, click on the ‘Disconnect‘ button. That’s it!

That would be all on how to set up ExpressVPN on your Synology NAS device. If you have any questions for us, make sure to post your comment below. And lastly, thank you for reading!

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How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

Your Synology NAS includes a QuickConnect feature that lets you access its DiskStation Manager interface remotely. Here’s how to set it up.

You were likely greeted with the QuickConnect setup page when you first installed your Synology NAS, but it’s possible that you may have skipped it. If you changed your mind, though, it’s never too late to set it up. Plus, it’s fairly easy to do.

To get started, fire up DiskStation Manager, and then open up Control Panel.

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

In the Control Panel window, click the “QuickConnect” setting.

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

Click the “Enable QuickConnect” check box to enable the feature.

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

Next, click the “Log in to or register a Synology account” option.

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

You probably already created a Synology account when you set up your NAS, so just log in using your credentials, and then hit the “Log In” button. If you haven’t already signed up for an account, you can do that here as well.

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

After you log in, create a QuickConnect ID. This is a username of sorts that you’ll use to access your NAS remotely.

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

After that, tick the check box to agree to the terms of service and privacy policy, and then hit the “Apply” button.

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

When that’s done, a new box appear with the link you’ll use to access your NAS remotely from a web browser, as well as the ID you’ll use when remotely accessing your NAS from a mobile device using Synology’s mobile apps.

One of the many amazing features of Synology NAS’s is that you can connect to them anywhere that you have an internet connection: Phone, PC, Mac, Tablet etc. In order to do this, you need to enable QuickConnect on your NAS before leaving the house/office.

What is QuickConnect?

It’s a service provided by Synology (for free) that allows you to easily access your NAS using one of their free apps, or via a web browser. This will also work even if you don’t have a static IP address; if your IP address changes, your NAS will update the IP address within your QuickConnect account allowing constant access.

Once enabled, it will allow you to access photos, music, videos or remotely login to your Synology NAS as if you were on the same network as it.

Getting it all Setup

First off, you need to make sure you have an account with Synology by signing up here: account.synology.com. Once this has been done, you can sign into your NAS via the web browser and access the Control Panel. Here there will be an option for ‘QuickConnect’. Within this screen, you can check the box to enable the feature and complete the details required onscreen. You will need to confirm the email address of your Synology account and choose your QuickConnect ID.

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

What does the QuickConnect ID mean?

This is a cool feature. In one of the many Synology apps available, you can access your NAS by using a keyword that you can choose (providing it’s not already been used by someone else). Then it’s simply a case of entering your username and password to access your NAS and you’re all set. Makes it a lot simpler than having to remember IP addresses etc. If you have Synology PhotoStation package installed, you can also access this remotely using your QuickConnect ID. The Control Panel will give you a URL you can use during the setup process once you have selected your QuickConnect ID.

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Recently, some Synology owners discovered that all the files on their NAS system were encrypted. Unfortunately, some ransomware had infected the NAS and demanded payment to restore the data. Here’s what you can do to secure your NAS.

How to Avoid the Ransomware Attack

Synology is warning NAS owners of several ransomware attacks that hit some users recently. The attackers use brute-force methods to guess the default password—essentially, they try every password possible until they get a match. Once they find the right password and gain access to the network-attached storage device, the hackers encrypt all the files and demand a ransom.

You have several options to choose from to prevent attacks like this. You can disable remote access altogether, allowing only local connections. If you need remote access, you could set up a VPN to restrict access to your NAS. And if a VPN isn’t a good option (because of slow networks, for instance), you can harden your remote access options.

Option 1: Disable Remote Access

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

The most secure option you can choose is disabling remote connection features entirely. If you can’t access your NAS remotely, then neither can a hacker. You will lose some on-the-go convenience, but if you only work with your NAS at home—to watch movies, for instance—then you may not miss the remote features at all.

Most recent Synology NAS units include a QuickConnect feature. QuickConnect takes care of the hard work for enabling remote features. With the feature turned on, you don’t have to set up router port forwarding.

To remove remote access through QuickConnect log in to your NAS interface. Open the control panel and click on the “QuickConnect” option under Connectivity in the sidebar. Uncheck “Enable Quick Connect” then click apply.

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

If, however, you enabled port forwarding on your router to gain remote access, you will need to disable that port forwarding rule. To disable port forwarding, you should look up your router’s IP address and use it to log in.

Then consult your router’s manual to find the port forwarding page (every Wi-Fi router model is different). If you don’t have your router manual, you can try a web search for your router model number and the word “manual.” The manual will show you where to look for exiting port forwarding rules. Turn off any port forwarding rules for the NAS unit.

Option 2: Use A VPN for Remote Access

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

We recommend just not exposing your Synology NAS to the Internet. But if you have to connect remotely, we recommend setting up a virtual private network (VPN). With a VPN server installed, you won’t access the NAS unit directly. Instead, you’ll be connecting to the router. The router, in turn, will treat you as though you were on the same network as the NAS (still at home, for instance). It’s worth noting that this type of VPN is different than using a VPN service to keep you safer online or bypass restrictions—in this case, you’re trying to VPN into your network, not out.

You can download a VPN server on your Synology NAS from the Package Center. Just search for “vpn” and choose the install option under VPN Server. When you first open the VPN Server, you’ll see a choice of PPTP, L2TP/IPSec, and OpenVPN protocols. We recommend OpenVPN, as it’s the most secure option of the three.

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

You can stick with all the OpenVPN defaults, although if you want to access other devices on the network when connected through VPN, you’ll need to check “Allow clients to access server’s LAN” and then click “Apply.”

You will then need to set up port forwarding on your router to the port OpenVPN is using (by default 1194).

If you’re using OpenVPN for your VPN, you’ll need a compatible VPN Client to access it. We suggest OpenVPN Connect, which is available for Windows, macOS, iOS, Android, and even Linux.

Option 3: Secure Remote Access as Much as Possible

If you need remote access and VPN isn’t a viable solution (perhaps due to slower internet speeds), then you should secure Remote Access as much as possible.

To secure remote access, you should log into the NAS, open Control Panel, then select Users. If the default admin is turned on, create a new admin user account (if you don’t already have one) and turn the default admin user off. The default admin account is the first account ransomware usually attacks. The Guest user is typically off by default, and you should leave it that way unless you have a specific need for it.

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

You should ensure that any users you created for the NAS have complicated passwords. We recommend using a password manager to help with that. If you share the NAS and allow other people to create user accounts, then be sure to enforce strong passwords.

You’ll find password settings in the Advanced tab of the User profiles in the Control Panel. You should check the include mixed case, include numeric characters, include special characters, and exclude common password options. For a stronger password, increase the minimum password length to at least eight characters, although longer is better.

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

To prevent dictionary attacks, a method where an attacker guesses as many passwords as quickly as possible, enable Auto-Block. This option automatically blocks IP addresses after they guess a certain number of passwords and fail in a short amount of time. Auto-block is on by default on newer Synology units, and you’ll find it in Control Panel > Security > Account. The default settings will block an IP address from making another login attempt after ten failures in five minutes.

Finally, consider turning on your Synology firewall. With a firewall enabled only services you specify as allowed in the firewall will be accessible from the internet. Just keep in mind that with the firewall on, you’ll need to make exceptions for some apps like Plex, and add port forwarding rules if you are using a VPN. You’ll find the firewall settings in Control Panel > Security Firewall.

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

Data loss and ransomware encryption is always a possibility with a NAS unit, even when you take precautions. Ultimately a NAS isn’t a backup system, and the best thing you can do is make offsite backups of the data. That way if the worst should happen (whether that’s ransomware or multiple hard drive failure), you can restore your data with minimal loss.

Today we are going to take a look at how to access a Synology NAS remotely using DDNS.

DDNS stands for Dynamic DNS and it’s a way to automatically update a domain name with an external IP address. Most users have a dynamic external IP address that changes, and that’s where this DDNS hostname will become very valuable. If your ISP gives you a static IP address, this becomes less valuable, but it can still be used to access your NAS remotely, and we will take a look at that later.

Synology will give you a free DDNS hostname, and that’s what we will be looking at in this tutorial.

  • 1. How to Setup DDNS on a Synology NAS
  • 2. How to Access a Synology NAS Remotely
  • 3. Conclusion – How to Access a Synology NAS Remotely

1. How to Setup DDNS on a Synology NAS

1. First, ensure that you have a Synology Account. We will need this to get our free DDNS hostname. Open the Control Panel, go to Synology Account, then Sign in to or sign up for a Synology Account.

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

2. After your account has been created, select External Access, DDNS, then Add.

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

3. Select the service provider as Synology, then select a Hostname that you’d like to use. This must be unique and is what you’ll use moving forward. In the drop-down menu, you will see a bunch of domains (synology.me, DiskStation.me, myDS.me, etc.). Select whichever you’d like to use, then select Test Connection. The test should report back as Normal.

4. If you’d like to get a certificate from Let’s Encrypt, you can select that checkbox. This will fetch a new certificate and set it as the default. I prefer getting the certificate at this step, as DNS will be used moving forward for this certificate renewal. This means that ports 80/443 will not have to be open to renew the certificate.

5. If you keep the Enable Heartbeat checkbox selected, you will receive emails informing you when the DDNS connection is lost. Select OK to continue the creation.

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

If you enabled the Let’s Encrypt certificate checkbox, you will get a message stating that services that have used the existing default certificate might have to be updated. Select OK.

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

This is an example email you will receive if you keep the Enable Heartbeat checkbox selected.

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

If you need to update the services to use your new certificate, select Control Panel -> Security -> Certificate -> Settings. You can then go in and modify your services to use the correct certificate.

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

6. DDNS is now properly configured! At this point, the domain name you selected will ALWAYS be updated with your home’s external IP address as long as the Synology NAS is on and connected to the internet.

2. How to Access a Synology NAS Remotely

With DDNS, there are now two main ways (and a third, shown in the security video below using a reverse proxy) that you can connect to your Synology NAS remotely. The first is by using a VPN that can be set up on your Synology NAS, which is what I consider the safest, and best way to access it remotely.

The second is by port forwarding the DSM port on your router and accessing the NAS that way. My recommended approach is by utilizing a VPN, though every scenario is slightly different. With either approach, I highly suggest that you check out my article on Synology NAS security so you’re a little more comfortable with your decision after fully understanding all options. If you’d rather watch a video, it’s discussed here:

3. Conclusion – How to Access a Synology NAS Remotely

Setting up DDNS on your Synology NAS is the first step if you’d like to access it remotely. If you’re lucky enough to have a static IP address, you can skip these steps if you intend on using a VPN. However, if you intend on accessing it through port forwarding, you will need some sort of a domain for the SSL certificate, so this is a great option.

Thanks for checking out the tutorial. If you have any questions, feel free to leave them in the comments!

DDNS is mainly used to update the A (IPv4)or AAAA (IPv6) record of a domain/subdomain of a computer/server whose IP address changes frequently.

If you’re using a mobile network or broadband connection as an ordinary user, it’s more likely that your ISP shares a few IP addresses with multiple customers. So, you can’t ensure that your computer/server is using the same public IP address all the time. This is not that important if all you want to do is web browsing. But, if you want to access your Synology NAS remotely using a domain name, then it becomes an issue.

To solve this problem, you will have to configure DDNS on your Synology NAS to ensure that the A or AAAA record of the domain name you want to use to access your NAS remotely is up to date.

In this article, I am going to show you how to configure DDNS on your Synology NAS. So, let’s get started.

Table of Contents:

  1. Things You Will Need
  2. Adding a DDNS Provider
  3. Updating DDNS IP Address Manually
  4. Testing DDNS Configuration
  5. Conclusion

Things You Will Need:

To access your NAS remotely, your ISP must allow routing packets to your computer/server. Your ISP will have to open the necessary ports for you, and you will have to configure port forwarding on your router and configure DDNS to be able to access your NAS remotely.

Adding a DDNS Provider:

To add a DDNS provider to your NAS, navigate to Control Panel > External Access as marked in the screenshot below.

From the DDNS tab, click on Add as marked in the screenshot below.

From the Service Provider dropdown menu, select the DDNS provider that you want to use.

I will use the official Synology DDNS provider in this article for the demonstration.

You will see configuration options depending on the DDNS provider you have selected.

For the Synology DDNS provider, you will see the following options.

Type in a hostname in the Hostname section.

Select one of the DNS names from the Hostname dropdown menu.

Your public IP address should be displayed in the External Address(IPv4) and External Address(IPv6) sections.

If you want to use Let’s Encrypt to enable SSL for the DDNS domain name, check the Get a certificate from Let’s Encrypt and set it as the default checkbox as marked in the screenshot below.

Once you’re done, click on OK.

The DDNS provider should be added. You can add as many DDNS providers as you want.

Updating DDNS IP Address Manually:

You can manually update the IP address of a DDNS provider from the Control Panel > External Access > DDNS section.

Select the DNS provider you want to update and click on Update Now, as marked in the screenshot below.

Testing DDNS Configuration:

To test whether the DDNS domain (linuxhint-2.synology.me in this case) points to the desired public IP address, open a terminal and run the following command:

You should see that the DDNS domain name points to your public IP address.

Conclusion:

In this article, I have shown you how to configure DDNS on the DSM 7 operating system of your Synology NAS. I have also shown you how to manually update the IP address of a DDNS provider and how to test whether DDNS is working.

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Ouch. It’s been a while since I wrote anything here. And this is not even going to be remotely connected to biology. In any case, I have recently been trying to set up access to my Synology NAS from outside of home without using their QuickConnect feature. As it seemed a little bit confusing at first, I thought why not share the steps required in a blog post – for others to (hopefully) save them some time and for my future self to save me some frustration.

I’m describing here the steps required to set up access to a device manufactured by Synology but it would apply all the same to other brands (provided that they support e.g. manual configuration of a reverse proxy server, so no guarantees here).

What you will need

Assuming that you are already running a Synology NAS, you will need a couple of additional elements:

  1. A domain that you own and a new DNS record within that domain
  2. A certificate for a subdomain that you intend to point to your NAS
  3. A reverse proxy running on your Synology NAS

Overview

We’ll start with pointing the address of your choice (within the domain you own) to your public IP address. Next, we’ll need to set up port forwarding on your router to forward HTTPS requests coming from the Internet to the reverse proxy server running on your NAS. The reverse proxy will then forward the requests coming from a specific address (the one that you created the DNS entry for, see below) to the Synology DSM Desktop service that will display the DSM user interface. Additionally, we will secure the connection using a certificate obtained from Let’s Encrypt so that the entire communication is encrypted.

You can see a simple diagram of the whole set up below:

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

Let’s do it

As you can see on the diagram, for the sake of this tutorial we are making a couple of assumptions:

  • you own a domain example.com
  • you want to be able to reach your NAS through https://nas.example.com
  • your (static) public IP address is 123.456.7.8
  • the address of your Synology NAS on your local network is 192.168.1.10

1. Domain setup

First, you will need a domain (here: example.com). If you don’t own one, you can get one from providers like Google Domains or GoDaddy. Within that domain, in the DNS table you need to create a new DNS A record that will point the address of your choice to your public IP (this tutorial assumes that you are in the lucky position of having a static IP – if not you will need to make use of DDNS service which is out-of-scope here). Since the exact setup depends on your domain provider, it is difficult to show here a specific example – this is just the summary of the record you need:

Record type: A
Domain name: nas.example.com
IP address: 123.456.7.8

This basically means that you want to translate the nas.example.com URL to your server address which is 123.456.7.8.

2. Port forwarding

Next, you need to set up port forwarding on your router to forward all HTTPS requests coming to port 443 to port 443 of your Synology NAS. Since this step is dependent on the router you own, we cannot show here how to do it exactly – try googling for “port forwarding “ and surely you’ll find some info on how to do that.

Additionally, you will need to forward also port 80 – this is required to get a certificate in one of the next steps. After that, you can disable this forwarding rule.

Forwarding rules (according to our example):
port 443 → 192.168.1.10, port 443
port 80 → 192.168.1.10, port 80 (only for getting/renewing a certificate)

3. Reverse proxy

In our setup so far, we would forward all HTTPS requests coming to your public IP to your NAS server. Now, we will need to set up a reverse proxy that will look at those requests and forward the ones received at https://nas.example.com further to the DSM Desktop service that will display the Synology graphical user interface.

Synology’s DSM OS comes with a tool allowing us to easily set that up. To do this:

  • head to Control PanelApplication Portal and select Reverse Proxy
  • click on Create and fill out all the required fields as shown in the example below (remember to replace both hostnames with your real values)

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

  • confirm with OK

Now, you should see a new entry in the list of the reverse proxies that points the requests received at nas.example.com to port 5001 of your Synology NAS.

Certificate setup

The last piece of the puzzle is the certificate. Before we get to that though, let’s head to Control PanelNetwork and select the DSM Settings tab. There, tick the first checkbox to enable automatic redirecting of requests from port 5000 to 5001 (see below).

One of the best features of a NAS is the ability to access your files even when you’re not on your home network. Synology has robust mobile clients to access your media collection and documents over the internet, and it does so using its secure tunneling service dubbed QuickConnect.

I’ve used QuickConnect for several years now, and I’ll provide a short walkthrough of what the service has to offer. But given the recent slate of ransomware attacks on mainstream NAS manufacturers, I decided to use a VPN to securely connect to my NAS when I’m outside my home network.

Tailscale is that VPN utility, and in this post I’ll talk about how you can set it up on your NAS, and why you should do so right now.

QuickConnect: Synology’s relay service gets a lot right

QuickConnect is Synology’s built-in relay service that lets you connect to your NAS over the internet. As a high-level overview, QuickConnect makes it easy to connect to your NAS without having to manually forward ports on your router.

It does this by assigning each NAS a unique ID. So when you’re trying to access your media collection with DS video, instead of writing your NAS IP address, you just enter the server ID and your username and password, and you’ll be able to log in.

When you’re on your home network, it uses LAN detection to identify the NAS IP and connect to the server. But when you’re on cellular data or trying to connect to your NAS from another location, QuickConnect sets up a virtual tunnel to see if the NAS is accessible via its WAN address.

When that isn’t feasible, the service leverages Synology’s relay server to establish a connection between the client device you’re using and your NAS. Synology has easy-to-understand documentation that talks about how QuickConnect works, and it also goes into detail about the service’s security.

In short, QuickConnect delivers the easiest way to access your NAS remotely, and it works seamlessly with Synology’s first-party utilities like DS audio, DS video, DS file, and so on.

While I used QuickConnect for a long time, I wanted to use a Wireguard-based tunneling solution for increased security. So I disabled QuickConnect, and made the transition to Tailscale.

Tailscale: Access your Synology NAS from anywhere

Tailscale is a zero-config VPN that lets you securely connect to devices over the internet. Unlike a traditional VPN that relies on a central server, Tailscale uses a peer-to-peer mesh network to facilitate connections.

The best part about Tailscale is the fact that it takes less than 10 minutes to set it up. The service is based on the Wireguard protocol, uses hourly key rotation, and doesn’t have any traffic going through Tailscale’s servers. All traffic is encrypted by default, so you’re guaranteed a secure connection. Let’s take a look at how you can set up Tailscale on your NAS.

Tailscale and Synology: How to set up and use

The key differentiator for Tailscale (other than the security) is just how easy it is to set up and use. The Tailscale client is available natively on DiskStation Manager, and installing it on your NAS takes a few minutes at most. Here’s what you need to do:

  • Navigate to the Synology Package Center.
  • In the Search box, enter Tailscale.
  • Select Install.

After Tailscale has been installed on your NAS, you will need to log in to the service. Tailscale doesn’t use its own authentication system; instead, it works with leading SSO identity providers including Google, Microsoft, GitHub, and more.

All you need to do is authenticate with your Google or Microsoft account, and so the same on any of the client devices where you want to use Tailscale.

After logging in, you’ll get to the admin interface where you can see the machines that are connected to your Tailscale network (Tailnet). You should see your NAS listed here with its status showing as Connected.

You should also see an IP address next to your NAS. This is the Tailscale IP, and that’s what we’ll use to connect the NAS to client devices. I’m using the Galaxy S22 Ultra as the client device for this guide, but you can download Tailscale on just about any platform.

First up, you’ll have to install Tailscale on Android, and once that’s done, use the same identity provider you used with the NAS to log in to the service. After you log in, you’ll see your phone name along with a unique IP, and the other devices on your Tailscale network, including the NAS.

Select the toggle at the top to connect your phone to the Tailscale network, and you’re connected to the secure Tailnet tunnel. Now all you need to do is use the Tailscale IP of the NAS to connect to your home NAS server.

In the My Devices list, press and hold the NAS IP to copy it. Now go to DS file, DS audio, or any of the other Synology mobile clients that you want to use, and paste the NAS’s Tailscale IP in the Address field.

Then enter your NAS username and password, and hit Sign In to access the server. That’s all there is to it! You can use the same system for other devices that you want to use with Tailscale; just install the service, connect to your Tailnet, and use the Tailscale NAS IP to connect to your home server.

Tailscale is the way forward

I’ve been using Tailscale for a few weeks now, and it’s honestly been a revelation. I had zero issues using the service to access my NAS when I’m outside my home network, and the ease of use combined with the security on offer makes it a no-brainer.

If you’re using a Synology NAS and are looking for a secure way to access your NAS via the internet, Tailscale is the way to go. Just make sure you disable QuickConnect once you’re done switching.

In this tutorial, we are going to look at how to backup a Synology NAS to a remote NAS using Hyper Backup.

This process is somewhat straight forward, but we will be utilizing an OpenVPN network interface on our remote NAS. This will allow us to connect to our remote NAS from our local NAS securely, without opening ports on our router.

I back up all of my data off-site to my remote NAS and this setup has been working flawlessly. If you do use this method, I highly suggest that you set a static IP address for the VPN user who will be connecting so that you know exactly what IP address you will be connecting to. To be clear, the VPN static IP address setup will be done on the local NAS where the OpenVPN server is configured. It’s very important to note that connecting to VPN clients from your local network requires the setup of a static route.

Before we start the tutorial, if you are backing up large amounts of data, it’s probably a good idea to back up that data on your local network first. There will be a significant time difference between backing up terabytes of data through your local network rather than through the VPN connection.

  • Instructions – Backup a Synology NAS to a Remote NAS
    • Remote Synology NAS Setup
    • Local Synology NAS Setup
  • Conclusion – Backup a Synology NAS to a Remote NAS

Instructions – Backup a Synology NAS to a Remote NAS

There are two different NAS’s that we need to configure. The remote NAS (which is where our OpenVPN network interface is created) and our local NAS. This tutorial will show you how to back up a local NAS to a remote NAS, but you can flip the instructions if you’d like to back up a remote NAS to a local NAS.

Remote Synology NAS Setup

1. Download and Install Hyper Backup Vault from the Package Center.

2. If you are using Synology’s Firewall, ensure that you allow traffic for Hyper Backup Vault (port 6281).

Local Synology NAS Setup

1. Open Hyper Backup, add a new task, and select Remote NAS device.

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

2. Enter the server name or IP address, enable transfer encryption, and Trust the certificate. Then, enter the username and password, select the directory and give your backup a name!

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

3. Select the specific folders that you’d like to backup and select Next.

4. Select the specific applications that you’d like to backup and select Next.

5. Configure the backup settings. Most settings are user-specific, but if you’re backing up your NAS off-site, you probably want to enable client-side encryption. This is NOT mandatory, but it adds a layer of security to your backup. Keep in mind, if you lose the password or encryption key, this data will be lost forever. Store it somewhere safe.

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6. At this stage, you can enable backup rotation. This is a setting that you can configure based on your needs. I normally use earliest version.

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

7. Select Apply and the job will start! It will now run based on the frequency selected.

How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

Conclusion – Backup a Synology NAS to a Remote NAS

This tutorial showed how to backup a Synology NAS to a remote NAS. This process is fairly straight forward, but you need to ensure that you have a way to connect to your remote NAS from your local NAS. My recommended approach is to use OpenVPN and setup a static IP address for the user you connect with. The process isn’t too bad, and you’ll ensure that you are backing up your NAS as securely as possible. This tutorial can be summed up as a secure way of backing up your important data!

Thanks for reading the tutorial. If you have any questions, please leave them in the comments!

Kenny_K

Telos

  • 26. Jan 2021
  • #2
  • Not IMO. Best is VPN (using Synology VPN Server, requires DDNS, or personal domain), followed by DDNS (or your personal domain).

    Kenny_K

    • 26. Jan 2021
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    • #3

    fredbert

    • 26. Jan 2021
  • #4
  • The NAS has its own unique QC ID and that is obtained via the synology.com account.

    DSM user accounts do not have any relationship with QC IDs. The QC ID is, in simple terms, similar to the domain name part of a URL.

    QuickConnect has a number of ways it tries to connect a client to the NAS. It will first try to establish a direct connection between the client and NAS but it that fails it can fallback to the QC Relay service.

    The relay avoids any specific inbound rules at the Internet firewall that is protecting the NAS. This happens by the NAS making an outbound connection to the relay service and then when the web client requests access it is actually accessing the relay service. The traffic between web client and NAS is encrypted on each of their respective connections to the relay service, but to avoid browser alerts ‘untrusted connection’ each side will use a different certificate. The result is that the browser encrypted traffic is decrypted at the relay service before being re-encrypted for the NAS leg.

    You have to accept that this happens if you want to use the relay service. Also, the bandwidth speed via the relay service are restricted and you won’t get your full Internet connection’s speeds. However, it is possible to use QC and disable the relay service (done via Control Panel).

    DavePDX

    The problem:
    Without port forwarding, I couldn’t connect to anything remotely, so I reluctantly enabled QuickConnect.. It works. to a point. I’m able to administer the Diskstation and use the built in Synology apps without a problem. However, 3rd party packages, like Sonaar don’t seem to work, even though it displays a QuickConnect URL/port in the Package Center.

    Has anyone found a way to make this work or have other ideas for a solution?

    The backstory:

    I’ve used port forwarding without issue at this site for many years, but recently the ISP reconfigured their network to use a Carrier Grade NAT. The ISP uses this like they’re a gigantic router acting as a private network for entire areas. It’s a tactic to combat IPv4 exhaustion. Unfortunately, this usually prevents the ISP customers from using port forwarding because the network address translation (NAT) is usually implemented by mapping ports of the NAT devices in the network to other ports in the external interface.

    So, my port forwarding suddenly stopped working completely. I’d switch ISPs if I could, but this is a remote area with no alternatives.

    They agreed to provide me with a static IP, and sure enough port forwarding began working as expected. Unfortunately, the internet connection became completely unstable, disconnecting sometimes as often as every 2 minutes. They insisted that the static IP could not be the cause, and that it must be my router. I replaced the router, they rewired the connection to the house, and replaced their modem with a combination modem/router. The problem remained. Finally, in desperation to get a stable connection, I tried connecting with a Dynamic IP. BOOM. Perfectly stable connection, albeit, without port forwarding.

    Dispatcher7

    After having my NAS for over two years I guess it is time to start some remote access. What is the difference between using Quick Connect and EZ Internet? Does one do something the other does not? I will be looking to access my files, photos, media and cameras.

    Telos

    • 8. Jan 2021
  • #2
  • Completely different. Check the Knowledge Base for details.

    FWIW, never use EZ Internet.

    Rusty

    • 8. Jan 2021
  • #3
  • After having my NAS for over two years I guess it is time to start some remote access. What is the difference between using Quick Connect and EZ Internet? Does one do something the other does not? I will be looking to access my files, photos, media and cameras.

    What you want is to compare QuickConnect with DDNS access or in the end VPN access. Depending on your needs/expertise some will be better some will be more complex, but in any case, ask away.

    QC – relays over Synology and requires no port forward to get to your nas apart from configuring a QC name.

    DDNS – direct access to your nas using Synology or 3rd party DDNS service that will point to your NAS (public IP). You will need to maintain a port forward list on your router for any app that runs on a custom port or push everything via Reverse Proxy (also an option on your NAS) via a single port

    VPN – private tunnel back to your LAN that will allow you access to your services as you were inside your LAN even from a remote location. Will require router configuration, VPN configuration, and depending on the protocol and your devices that you will connect from, a VPN client (free or commercial) as well as the ability to import the VPN configuration into those clients.

    Dispatcher7

    • 8. Jan 2021
    • Original poster
    • #4

    What you want is to compare QuickConnect with DDNS access or in the end VPN access. Depending on your needs/expertise some will be better some will be more complex, but in any case, ask away.

    QC – relays over Synology and requires no port forward to get to your nas apart from configuring a QC name.

    DDNS – direct access to your nas using Synology or 3rd party DDNS service that will point to your NAS (public IP). You will need to maintain a port forward list on your router for any app that runs on a custom port or push everything via Reverse Proxy (also an option on your NAS) via a single port

    VPN – private tunnel back to your LAN that will allow you access to your services as you were inside your LAN even from a remote location. Will require router configuration, VPN configuration, and depending on the protocol and your devices that you will connect from, a VPN client (free or commercial) as well as the ability to import the VPN configuration into those clients.

    This will be used for personal use, 2 iPhones and a MacBook Pro. I had already set up QC when I first installed the one camera we have and I can connect to it from my iPhone. I did receive notice a few times when using DS Cam that I should set up port forwarding. After reviewing instructions on the Synology site I checked the QC settings and see that the automatic port forwarding option was already checked. Any way for me to know what DS Cam is using when I connect now?

    I’m looking for the best connection to the NAS when not on the LAN, with security a priority. I hope to get away from using things like DropBox, Google Photo, iCloud, and iPhoto, as the NAS can do these things for me.

    When you say QC relays over Synology does that mean everything I do relays or just the initial connection?

    I’m pretty sure I could learn and set up the DDNS, with your guidance, if you think that will be a better solution for me. I do have an ASUS router.

    I have an small client (10 users) with one Synology NAS Rackstation.

    They have 2x 100 Mbps DSL with a load balance router at the small business and 10 users with Windows 10 Pro, Office 2016 Pro and No domain.

    The NAS have 2 x 2TB Red NAS Hdd in Raid1 and one (1) single share. About 300GB of data.

    Users need to access this share when they are roaming from smartphone or from home (via office laptop).

    What is the best way to provide secure remote access to this share to office users?

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    If you have access to Diskstation Manager you should be able to follow this:

    If you have access to Diskstation Manager you should be able to follow this:

    The safest way might to setup a VPN (Synology has an app for that) then have them connect to the VPN to access the share. I don’t know what smartphone apps you’d need to traverse a file share. I know Synology has a few apps you can use, like Cloud Station, to sync folders n’ stuff (Dropbox-like).

    The safest way might to setup a VPN (Synology has an app for that) then have them connect to the VPN to access the share. I don’t know what smartphone apps you’d need to traverse a file share. I know Synology has a few apps you can use, like Cloud Station, to sync folders n’ stuff (Dropbox-like).

    The safest way might to setup a VPN (Synology has an app for that) then have them connect to the VPN to access the share. I don’t know what smartphone apps you’d need to traverse a file share. I know Synology has a few apps you can use, like Cloud Station, to sync folders n’ stuff (Dropbox-like).

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    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    Din Synology NAS indeholder en QuickConnect-funktion, som giver dig adgang til DiskStation Manager-grænsefladen eksternt. Sådan sættes du op.

    Du blev sandsynligvis mødt med QuickConnect-installationssiden, da du først installerede din Synology NAS, men det er muligt, at du måske har hoppet over det. Hvis du har skiftet mening, er det dog aldrig for sent at sætte det op. Plus, det er ret nemt at gøre.

    For at komme i gang skal du slukke for DiskStation Manager og derefter åbne Kontrolpanel.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    RELATED: Sådan downloades filer med din Synology NAS (og undgå at forlade computeren om natten)

    I vinduet Kontrolpanel skal du klikke på “QuickConnect” -indstillingen.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    Klik på afkrydsningsfeltet Aktiver QuickConnect for at aktivere funktionen.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    Klik derefter på “Log ind eller registrer en Synology konto “.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    Du har sikkert allerede oprettet en Synology-konto, når du opretter din NAS, så log bare ind ved hjælp af dine legitimationsoplysninger, og tryk derefter på knappen” Log på “. Hvis du ikke allerede har tilmeldt dig en konto, kan du også gøre det her.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    Når du har logget ind, skal du oprette et QuickConnect-id. Dette er et brugernavn af sorter, som du vil bruge til at få adgang til din NAS eksternt.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    Marker derefter afkrydsningsfeltet for at acceptere vilkårene for service og privatlivspolitik og derefter trykke på knappen “Apply”.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    Når det er gjort, vises en ny boks med det link, du vil bruge til at få adgang til din NAS eksternt fra en webbrowser, såvel som det ID, du vil bruge, når du fjernadgang til din NAS fra en mobil enhed ved hjælp af Synologos mobilapps.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    Når du er hjemmefra, kan du bare gå til //quickconnect.to/YourID (hvor “YourID” er dit QuickConnect ID). Derefter får du adgang til din NASs brugergrænseflade ligesom du ville, hvis du var hjemme. Og hvis du vil få adgang til dine NASs filer på din mobilenhed, kan du downloade Synologos apps og indtaste dit QuickConnect-id, når du logger ind.

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    Wondering what you can do with your shiny new Synology NAS enclosure? Perhaps you’re on the fence about buying one and need some tips and tricks on what you can use a server for. I’ve rounded up ten handy pointers in getting the most out of your Synology NAS.

    Turn your NAS into a media streaming service

    Plex is an incredibly powerful media cataloging and streaming service. You can install the Plex Media Server app on most NAS enclosures from their respective package managers. I’ve rounded up the best NAS for Plex, if you’d like to buy one that’s guaranteed to stream all your favourite media without a hitch.

    The best part about Plex is that it’s completely free to use. There’s an optional Plex Pass to unlock numerous benefits if you’d like additional functionaluity

    Back up all your devices to NAS

    One of the best uses of NAS is to create a centralised location for storing all your backups. Most people don’t spend enough time setting up and performing backups, which is what can really throw a wrench into the works should you encounter hardware failure.

    I’ve gone into some detail on how to back up your devices to Synology NAS.

    Host your very own website

    Have you wanted to host a small family website inside your LAN or perhaps a blog for the outside world to read through? Usually, you’d need to hunt down a reliable website hosting company and pay a monthly fee, but you could do all this on your NAS for free.

    Synology includes the Web Station app on Synology NAS and it simplifies the process of setting up and configuring a web server.

    Create and run virtual machines

    Fancy running some software or want to learn another operating system? You can set up virtual machines on your Synology NAS, running a wide range of software including Linux.

    Set up and connect home surveillance

    Much like you can with the Ring doorbell and provided smartphone apps, Synology has the means to connect surveillance systems and record footage on the NAS. You can create your very own camera network and save events locally to protect your humble abode.

    It’s worth bearing in mind you’ll need to buy additional IP camera licenses, but Synology includes a few to get you started with each NAS.

    Create a Synology Account for remote access

    Synology lets you create an account during the initial setup process of getting your NAS enclosure up and running. This is primarily used for accessing QuickConnect, which helps you connect to your NAS from outside your LAN.

    QuickConnect is especially useful for those with dynamic IP addresses assigned by internet service providers (ISP), which is most homeowners.

    Backup your NAS

    Backups on your NAS are not considered full backups. There’s always the remote possibility that something could happen to your NAS. Perhaps a power cut takes out one of your drives or you somehow manage to become infected with ransomware and lose access to your data.

    This is why it’s incredibly important to back up your backups. Make a copy of all the data stored on your NAS using an external drive for physical storage somewhere else. The last thing you need is for you to lose everything on the NAS.

    In this article, I am going to show you ways you can find your Synology NAS on your network. So, let’s get started.

    Table of Contents:

    Finding Synology NAS with Web Assistant:

    To find Synology NAS on your network, you can use the official Synology Web Assistant app from your favorite web browser.

    To access Synology Web Assistant, visit http://find.synology.com from your favorite web browser.

    Synology Web Assistant will find your NAS on your network. You can click on Connect to access your Synology NAS.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    If you have multiple Synology NAS running on your network, you can click on the arrows of Synology Web Assistant to navigate between them.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    Finding Synology NAS with Synology Assistant:

    Synology Assistant is an official Synology desktop app. It is used to search for Synology devices on the network. To learn more about Synology Assistant and how to install Synology Assistant on your computer, read the article How to Use Synology Assistant?

    To find your Synology NAS on the network, open the Synology Assistant app and wait for it to scan your network for available Synology devices. Once the scan is complete, the Synology devices on your network will be displayed as marked in the screenshot below.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    To connect to your Synology NAS, select it and click on Connect.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    Conclusion:

    In this article, I have shown you how to find your Synology NAS on the network from a web browser using Synology Web Assistant. I have also shown you how to find your Synology NAS on the network using the official Synology Assistant app.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    Synology Drive Client will reside in the Windows or Mac libraries. You can customize the Synology Drive client application to sync specific folders once you complete the Drive setup. See pictures and learn about the home folder and libraries here.

    By default, Synology Drive creates it’s own folder on your computer to sync to the Synology NAS. However, the typical folders users like to sync are as follows:

    • Documents
    • Desktop

    Warning: There’s a reason why Synology by default creates a new folder in the Windows libraries to sync with. This empty folder syncs nothing to the Synology while enabling the syncing of documents and the desktop could create a nightmare outcome depending how much unnecessary data you are syncing. We will return to this conversation momentarily but DO NOT BLINDLY SYNC DOCUMENTS AND DESKTOP. Please put some thought or a plan of action of what data do you actually need to sync before proceeding.

    Cool but why Synology Drive instead of Synology Cloudstation?

    Synology Drive streams files and caches the files that are selected for use. This create a very small foot print on the desktop syncing the file. Cloudstation by contracts, syncs the entire file. Please consider upgrading to a + series Synology before utilizing.

    Synology Drive Client Setup

    Two task options:

    • Sync Task
      • By default, it is setup to sync your documents to your Synology Home folder that resides on your Synology server.
    • Backup Task
      • Don’t use this option. It conflicts with the sync task and Active Backup is way better.

    Stop!

    We broke the Synology Drive Setup instructions below in to three possible options.

    Option 1) Syncing Empty Synology Drive folder to computer

    Option 2) Sync Documents and Desktop to Synology

    Option 3) Sync Synology shares to desktop

    Follow the option(s) that best suit your needs.

    What do I enter for Synology NAS – Domain Name or Quickconnect ID?

    I got into depth about this on another post. Personally, I am not a fan of Quickconnect because it is not as secure as a Domain Name. A lot of people also use Dynamic DNS instead of Domain Name or Quickconnect ID. VPN is the best but then it becomes annoying and difficult to configure for the average Joe to use.

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    Option 1) Syncing Your Synology Home Folder with your Synology Drive Folder (Least popular option)

    Note: This step does not sync your documents folder. Scroll further down the blog post for those instructions. A new empty library folder on the computer is synced to home folder by default. This is Illustrated below.

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    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    Synology Drive “Local Folder”

    Synology Drive creates an empty folder for you to dump data into and it syncs back and forth between the Synology NAS and that folder in the Windows library. It can also be synced to your Synology Drive app on your phone.

    Option 2) I want to sync Documents and Desktop

    This option allows you to sync Synology Drive Client to your Documents folder

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    A) The “Local Folder” edit button

    The next step before clicking “next” is to edit and select documents. Remove the check box so Drive does not create another Synology Drive folders.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    B) The “advanced” button

    You want documents and desktop synced? Be very careful on proceeding. You need filter all the un-necessary items. You can filter files in the task creation process under the advanced option on the page where you select source and destination. There are default items already present but please add the following file extensions to filter:

    • *.iso
    • *.exe
    • *.ost

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    There’s some message about “share with me” when you click next. Go ahead and allow it.

    Sync Status – On-Demand Sync

    The confusing thing now is the sync status will be enabled on file explore but the same sync status is for OneDrive and Sharepoint.

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    Note: Sometimes OneDrive and Synology Drive sync technologies doesn’t scream at you that it is not syncing to the cloud any more. Therefore, in my case Dropsuite or other cloud solutions like Backupify won’t have all files backed up. My solution was to have a third party backup on the desktop. However, there’s the expense of having a third party solution but there’s also the issue of “on-demand” sync only syncing files that you currently use on the desktop. The third party backup won’t have a full backup files unless you disable “on-demand”. This brings up an issue of local drive capacity if you are sync all files by disabling “on-demand” The latest solution is having a conditional access rule that forces OneDrive to logout and the user needs to login once a week. You can’t do this with Synology Drive but then again Synology Drive has a more reliable sync than OneDrive.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    Option 3) I want to sync my Synology Shares to my computer

    Proceed if you understand the risk of changing from Home to another Synology Share. One of the risk is simply sinking way to large of a share but maybe with file streaming technology this may be an issue. Anyway, don’t edit unless you want to point to another share created in the Synology NAS and not your home folder.

    Note: Don’t understand shares? Click here.

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    Sync Synology Drive Client to your Documents folder Summary

    Yes, while the sync Synology Drive Client to your documents folder works well, the separate feature providing backup does not. In facts, the backup task conflicts with the sync task. Remember syncing data is not the same as backing up data and the backup feature on the Synology stinks. Use the Synology Active Backup package instead.

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    How to Accessing your Synology NAS Anywhere

    You can connect to your Synology NAS over the Internet, allowing its services to be accessible from anywhere and anytime. This part of the NASCompares Synology guide explains the basics regarding using the Synology EZ-Internet wizard, advanced port forwarding functions, and DDNS hostname registration to connect your Synology NAS to the Internet. For more detailed instructions, please see DSM Help.

    Use the EZ-Internet Wizard to access your Synology NAS

    The EZ-Internet Wizard can set up access via the Internet with an easy-to-use wizard, without going through the complicated firewall settings, PPPoE setup, DDNS registration, and router port forwarding configuration.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    Set Up Port Forwarding Rules for Router to Access your Synology NAS

    If your Synology NAS is within the local network, you can set up port forwarding rules for the router to allow your Synology NAS to be accessible over the Internet. Note: Before you start, make sure you have manually assigned a static IP address for your Synology NAS. See “Network Interface” for more information.

    Go to Control Panel > External Access > Router Configuration to set up your router and port forwarding rules.

    Note: To configure port forwarding rules and assign static IP address, you must have the administrative permission to the router.

    Set up Router and Ports to Access your Synology NAS

    Before adding port forwarding rules with DSM, you need to set up Synology NAS device’s connection to the router. To begin, please click the Setup router button.

    Add Port Forwarding Rules to Access your Synology NAS

    Add port forwarding rules to specify the destination ports of your Synology NAS that will receive packages from specific router ports. Click Create to start creating port forwarding rules.

    Register DDNS for the Synology NAS to Access your Synology NAS

    DDNS (Dynamic Domain Name Service) simplifies connecting to your Synology NAS over the Internet by mapping a hostname to its IP address. For example, DDNS allows you to access your Synology NAS using a domain name (e.g. www.john.synology.me), with no need to remember an IP address (e.g. 172.16.254.1).

    Register a DDNS hostname for Synology NAS

    Go to Control Panel > External Access > DDNS. You can point an existing hostname at the IP address of your Synology NAS, or register for a new provided by Synology or several other DDNS providers. Please consult each provider for more details regarding hostname registration.

    Access DSM Services on your Synology NAS via QuickConnect

    QuickConnect is a solution that helps client applications (such as DS file, Cloud Station utilities, DS audio, etc.) connect to your Synology NAS via the Internet without setting up port forwarding rules. Go to Control Panel > QuickConnect to manage the QuickConnect service. For more details regarding QuickConnect, please see DSM Help.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    Set Up VPN Connection with your Synology NAS

    VPN Server is an add-on package that enables your Synology NAS to become a PPTP, OpenVPN, or L2TP/IPSec VPN (virtual private network) server, allowing DSM local users over the Internet to access resources shared within local area network of the Synology NAS.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    Set up your Synology NAS as a VPN Server

    To install VPN Server on your Synology NAS, go to Package Center. For more information about VPN Server, run and launch the package, and then click on the DSM Help button (with a question mark) at the top-right corner.

    Connect your Synology NAS to a VPN Server

    Go to Control Panel > Network > Network Interface to set your Synology NAS as a VPN client to connect to a VPN server, and then gain access to the virtual private network. For each VPN server, you can create or modify its connection profile, and then use the profile to connect to the server a simple click.

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    Table of Contents

    Can no longer connect to Synology NAS?

    For Synology NAS

    1. Check if QuickConnect is enabled.
    2. Obtain the IP address via DHCP.
    3. Set the DNS server value.
    4. Temporarily turn off the IPv6 setup.
    5. Temporarily disable the firewall.
    6. Disable the MTU value configuration.
    7. Synchronize the time with an NTP server.

    How do I reconnect my Synology?

    How to troubleshoot connecting to your Synology NAS

    1. Head to the Synology website.
    2. Choose your NAS model.
    3. Download Synology Assistant.
    4. Install the software.
    5. Run Synology Assistant.
    6. Allow the suite to search your network.
    7. Right-click your NAS and choose Connect.

    Can’t connect to Synology router?

    1. Make sure that all equipment is connected properly.
    2. Restart the modem and Synology Router.
    3. Clone the MAC address of your previous router or computer.
    4. Check your ISP settings.
    5. Reset your Synology Router.
    6. Contact Synology for further diagnosis.

    How do I enable SMB on Synology NAS?

    Quick reference notes:

    1. Log into Disk Station Manager using your Administrators credentials.
    2. Locate and select Control Panel – File Services.
    3. From within File Services select the SMB/AFP/NFS tab.
    4. Under SMB choose Advanced Settings.
    5. In the Maximum SMB protocol field select SMB3 from the drop down menu.

    How do I reset Synology without losing data?

    Locate the RESET button on your Synology NAS. Press and hold down the RESET button for about 4 seconds until you hear a beep. Release the button immediately. Within 10 seconds, press and hold down the RESET button again for 4 seconds until you hear 3 more beeps.

    How do I connect Synology directly to my computer?

    1. Open a Windows Explorer window and go to Computer.
    2. Click Map network drive.
    3. On the Map Network Drive window, choose a drive letter from the Drive drop-down menu.
    4. In the Folder field, enter the server name of your Synology NAS and shared folder name preceded and separated by backslashes.

    Does a Synology router need a modem?

    The Synology RT2600ac is a wireless router only and does not incorporate its own modem, which is a significant benefit from our perspective.

    How can I connect to Synology drive server?

    – Head to the Synology website. – Choose your NAS model. – Download Synology Assistant. – Install the software. – Run Synology Assistant. – Allow the suite to search your network. – Right-click your NAS and choose Connect.

    How to configure a Synology device?

    Initial Synology NAS Setup. We will quickly discuss how to setup a Synology NAS.

  • Data Protection&Monitoring – Synology NAS Setup Guide. Now that a storage pool,volume,and shared folder are created,we need to change a few settings to protect
  • Security – Synology NAS Setup.
  • Additional Recommendations – Synology NAS Setup.
  • How to migrate data to a new Synology DiskStation?

    Smoothly migrate your data Seamlessly migrate all data on your source NAS to the destination device.

  • Retain the same applications Keep your installed DSM packages and their configurations intact when switching devices.
  • Same settings,new NAS Keep your original system settings,including user and group configurations,and access permissions.
  • How to rsync from remote server to Synology?

    Enable SSH on your Synology NAS if you haven’t already.

  • Log into your Synology via SSH.
  • Create a/root/.ssh directory if it doesn’t already exist mkdir/root/.ssh chmod 700/root/.ssh
  • Upload server/validate-rsync.sh to your/root/.ssh/validate-rsync.sh.
  • If you’re applying Synology NAS for your business enterprise, you could not have accessibility to the world wide web because of to the organization coverage or may not have any operating DNS configuration. So, you will have to use the IP deal with of the NAS to accessibility it.

    In this short article, I am heading to demonstrate you some ways to uncover the IP tackle of your Synology NAS. So, let us get started.

    Table of Contents:

    1. Come across IP Address from the DSM Website Interface
    2. Uncover IP Handle making use of the Synology Assistant App
    3. Discovering IP Address from the Router World-wide-web Interface
    4. Conclusion

    Find IP Address from the DSM Website Interface:

    The best way to obtain the IP handle of your Synology NAS is from the DSM internet interface.

    Login to your DSM net interface and click on on the widget icon (

    ) to exhibit the widgets 1 .

    From the System Health widget, pick a network interface from the dropdown menu 2 and the IP deal with of the selected community interface will be displayed 3 as you can see in the screenshot beneath.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    You can also locate the IP deal with of your Synology NAS from the Regulate Panel application.

    To do that, navigate to Command Panel > Network as marked in the screenshot beneath.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    All the network interfaces of your Synology NAS will be shown in the Community Interface tab 1 . The IP tackle of each individual of the readily available community interfaces will also be stated 2 .

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    Obtain IP Address Employing the Synology Assistant Application:

    Synology Assistant is an formal Synology desktop app. It is employed to lookup for Synology units on the network. To discover far more about Synology Assistant and how to set up Synology Assistant on your computer, browse the article How to Use Synology Assistant?

    To find the IP tackle of your Synology NAS, open up the Synology Assistant app and wait for it to scan your network for offered Synology units. Once the scan is entire, the IP tackle of all the offered Synology gadgets on your network will be shown as marked in the screenshot below.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    Finding IP Tackle from the Router World wide web Interface:

    You can also find the IP address of your Synology NAS from the world-wide-web interface of your property router. To do that, navigate to the linked shopper record of your residence router and you will discover the IP addresses assigned to your Synology products as you can see in the screenshot under.

    Note: I am employing a TP-Connection router for the demonstration. You will possibly be applying a diverse router. So, the internet interface will be distinct for you.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    Conclusion:

    In this post, I have demonstrated you how to come across the IP tackle of your Synology NAS from the DSM website interface of your Synology NAS, working with the Synology Assistant desktop app, and from the net interface of your dwelling router.

    There are occasions when you will want to know the IP handle of your Synology NAS. For case in point, if you didn’t configure Synology QuickConnect or a DNS name for your Synology NAS, you will need to have the IP address of your Synology NAS to use Synology desktop and cell apps like Synology…

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    It’s pretty easy to share Synology file links to everyone once the Synology NAS is properly setup. The problem is most everyone set the Synology NAS half way up before giving up or running it on three wheels.

    Shared Links via Diskstation Manager

    Copy the “shared link” into an email to share with the client or hyperlink some keywords to make the email more clean.

    How to Create a Shared Link:

    1) Login into the DSM

    2) Click File Station

    3) Navigate the file path (see above illustration) or navigate the folder path. See illustration below for sharing a folder.

    4) Click “action” on the navigation bar followed by the “share” button.

    Note: Please be careful on the validity period. The easy way to share is to enable a short term validity period .

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    Share files via Synology Drive Client

    Many people do not like utilizing the DiskStation Manager for sharing files. Setup Synology CloudStation or Synology Drive then. You will need it configured on the DSM and on the Windows or Mac client. Once configured, you can simply open Windows File Explore, select CloudStation folder, the same folder/file, and right click to share.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    What are the ways to login into the DiskStation so I can easily share Synology file links?

    The traditional drive mapping access to your Synology does not allow for file sharing links to people on the interwebs. You need to use the DiskStation Manager.

    • Learn the traditional way of sharing data from a server
      • Desktop Drive Mapping for Accessing File Servers

    Host Your Own Cloud File Sharing – Synology CloudStation – Diskstation Manager Access – DSM

    Login to the DSM:

    You can use http://find.synology.com on the LAN to discover the Synology DiskStation Manager if you don’t know the credentials. Note: There are a variety of ways of accessing the Synology via your web browser. Here are the more common ways.

    • Quickconnect URL
      • Not as secure
    • DDNS – https://MyServer.synology.me
      • Slight improvement on security
    • Use your domain name – https://diskstation.mydomainname.com
      • Better security
    • VPN Access
      • Best security but more friction for user accessibility

    Active Directory Login:

    User Name: AdminLoginUserName\password

    Please do not use the admin login unless absolutely necessary. Admin logins always create the opportunity for disaster. Limited or standard access does not have the destructive capability as the admin login does.

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    Issues with this Setup

    You or your organization is the host of this setup. This requires some firewall hole poking to work. This also means you will need a certificate from like GoDaddy to avoid scary messages like what is displayed below or simply tell your client to skip the message and proceed to the Synology DiskStation Manager login page.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    Click “more information” and go to the web page. This page is for Internet Explore. Firefox, Edge, and Chrome all have their own versions of scary messages.

    Share Synology file links Summary

    Place in the time and effort to get Synology running properly and the process for sharing links is pretty effortless.

    This article summarizes what you need if you are going to set up your home or small business Network Attached Storage (NAS) to be accessible from the internet. Of course there are configuration differences based on your NAS or router manufacturer/model, but I will try to write this tutorial in general terms so it should cover the basics whatever hardware you have.

    I will discuss these steps here:
    1. set static IP for NAS
    2. make NAS accessible outside of LAN

    In most cases, NAS should connected directly to your router. Most NAS manufacturers provide their own software for initial NAS configuration (set IP etc.) so you, as an user, are able to login into the NAS and do further configuration that you need (create folders, users, give permissions, etc.). I do not want to cover this part because it really varies from NAS to NAS. If you are running DHCP on your router it may be that your NAS will have different IP in the future which can make it inaccessible for clients. That´s why I recommend that you set a static IP address for NAS. But do not do this by setting a static IP on NAS because if you will use an IP from your DHCP pool range you risk IP conflict with another device in your LAN. You may argue that if you use an IP out of your DHCP pool range you are safe. Partially yes, because you will not conflict with DHCP, but you are loosing track of IPs you set in that way (if you will have more devices set like that you simply have to have some excel document or some kind of records to track it). That’s why I recommend you make an IP reservation on your router and reserve this IP (which is out of DHCP pool) based on MAC address. Most routers will support this feature. After you set this on the router, reboot the NAS to let changes apply.

    So now your NAS has a static IP which makes it accessible by IP and we do not need to worry that the IP will be changed in the future. Right now if you type the NAS IP into browser, and your computer is connected to the same LAN, you should be able to reach logon screen asking for credentials.

    Now, how do you ensure you will be able to browse your NAS from outside your LAN and also why would you do this? The main reason probably will be you need to access your data, your business documents when you are home, or simply upload pictures you took minutes ago on your vacation, to your NAS.

    As with every network communication, communication with your NAS is made on a particular port. You need to know this port for your NAS. The manufacturer should have the communication port in its documentation, or you can see it in the NAS menu. Ports usually are 80 or 8080 but for example Synology uses 5000. When you identify the appropriate port, you have to set this port to be forwarded to the IP your NAS is running on.

    Lets see an example: router is 192.168.1.1, into router you have connected NAS with static IP 192.168.1.99 which is listening on port 5000 (because it´s Synology model), if you are inside your LAN, you do not need think about anything, just type 192.168.1.99 and you are in. But for requests from the internet this port is not open so you have to configure this directly on the router. In port forwarding configuration you set external and internal port to 5000, TCP protocol and point it to local IP address NAS is running on – 192.168.1.99.

    If you have this done, you should be able to access your NAS from anywhere. But .
    . of course you cannot use your local IP (192.168.1.99), you have to point to your router and its external IP address (provided by your ISP). If you do not know it, simply google for “what is my IP” in your LAN and write the IP down. Then if you browse port 5000 on this IP you will reach your NAS (http://externalIP:5000). The only problem could be, as was mentioned in the first part in this article on setting up the NAS network configuration, if you do not have a static IP, which is commonly a paid additional service from your ISP, you can easily lose your connection because one day your ISP changes the IP (and you can bet when this happens, you are on business trip and desperately need to download your presentation – Murphy’s Law :)). For this reason smart people developed DDNS, in short it is a client which periodically asks for your external IP and knows it. Then you are connecting not to IP, but to a hostname you registered and behind this hostname is your external IP, every time up to date. E.g. you register on DynDNS.org, and then you type your credentials (domain name, name and password) into your router (I guess it is a standard router feature most of the time). When this is done you are able to browse your NAS located in London from Miami using http://mynas.dyndns.org:5000

    I would higly recommand to use as much security as possible. Because if you allow public access to your NAS via the internet like this, it is in dangerous waters. So:
    1. use HTTPS instead of HTTP (many products support this) so communication is encrypted and no one see your credentials as plain text
    2. use strong password (length, complexity) and change it time to time
    3. use additional login security (e.g. 2 step verification)
    4. use custom port instead of standard if supported by NAS

    Step by step configuration of static IP, port forwarding or DDNS registration and configuration is out of the scope of this article, but if any problems with this, I or any other EE experts will help, I am sure. Or maybe I will write a separate article in the future.

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    Manipulating files on your ShareCenter network storage device is easy: Fire up your device in the network section of Windows Explorer to add, delete, move, and copy files to your heart’s content.

    But what if you want to access these files from a computer that’s outside of your network? Lucky for you, I’ll cover that in this and the next few blog posts.

    First, if your network storage device is behind a router — and I hope it is, for maximum data security (among other reasons) — you’re going to need to forward a port to your ShareCenter device. Why? Your router needs to know not to block requests for your network storage device’s Web server. By forwarding a specific port, you’re essentially creating a digital tunnel, which you then use to forge a connection between an external system and your network storage device.

    To forward a port on a D-Link router, follow these steps:

    Fire up your router’s web configuration screen, log in, and click on the top navigation button to get to the “Advanced” menu.

    Click on Port Forwarding in the sidebar.

    Enter a name for the Port Forwarding. I use, simply, “NAS.”

    Enter your NAS box’s IP address in the “IP Address” field

    Enter “80” for both the TCP and UDP ports.

  • Save your settings
  • Those should be all the options you need to set. Although the specific fields could vary depending on your router, the options should be clearly labeled and similar to the above steps.

    Port forwarding is a super-useful concept in networking, one whose greater applicability I’ll explore further in the future. However, for your network storage-to-external system file-sharing, the next concept you need to master is dynamic DNS — conveniently, the subject of my next post!

    Creating users with a Synology NAS is simple! We have already done a few guides such as how to create an iSCSI target with a Synology NAS and how to create network shares. Those were very quick. Today we are going to do a guide to create users on a Synology NAS. Again, we will use the Synology DS1812+ that the company provided, but this is a common guide for the Synology range. When a NAS is used in both business and home environments, creating users is helpful to fine-tune access privileges. This guide will show how to create users with a Synology NAS.

    First, from the User Control Panel click create. This will bring up a User Creation Wizard that makes this process very simple. The first step you will want to do is fill-in basic user information such as username and password.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnectSynology WebGUI Create New User

    The next step is to assign users to groups. This concept has been around for a long time so most should find it familiar. Especially in a small business scenario where there can be many different users with different access needs, using groups is handy. This allows the NAS administrator to tune privileges by both user and groups of users.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnectSynology WebGUI Join Groups

    The next thing one needs to do is assign privileges. As one can see, the “Patrick” user is given read/ write access to all folders. If we did not want Patrick to access the Music directory, we could give him no access privileges. If we wanted Patrick to play music but not upload files to the directory, we would give read only access.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnectSynology WebGUI User Access Setup

    The next step is giving application privileges. The Synology NAS is capable of doing much more than simple file serving duties. As a result, we may want to give all users Network Backup but only the development team users WebDAV access.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnectSynology WebGUI Application Privileges

    One other power feature when you create a user with a Synology NAS is to provide users with quotes on different shares. This is very important because if someone is handling primarily Microsoft Office documents, they are unlikely to use 1TB of storage. By giving users quotas, it lowers the likelihood that questionable content will be stored on the NAS.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnectSynology WebGUI User Quota

    Another great feature the the ability to throttle NAS speeds. If you want to ensure that a given user does not bring down the company NAS due to torrent feeds, this is a good place to enable a speed limit.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnectSynology WebGUI User Speed Limits

    After all of the settings are filled-out, you will be asked to review and confirm settings.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnectSynology WebGUI User Confirmation

    Overall, this was a very simple process. The goodness in this process remaining simple is that it encourages administrators to finely tune user access during creation. Overall, it takes about 1-3 minutes to provision or create a user on a Synology NAS. With capable NAS units, like the Synology DS1812+ that can hold 36TB of data and run applications such as databases and web servers, provisioning users is important.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    Your Synology NAS includes a QuickConnect feature that lets you access its DiskStation Manager interface remotely. Here’s how to set it up.

    You were likely greeted with the QuickConnect setup page when you first installed your Synology NAS, but it’s possible that you may have skipped it. If you changed your mind, though, it’s never too late to set it up. Plus, it’s fairly easy to do.

    To get started, fire up DiskStation Manager, and then open up Control Panel.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    In the Control Panel window, click the “QuickConnect” setting.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    Click the “Enable QuickConnect” check box to enable the feature.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    Next, click the “Log in to or register a Synology account” option.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    You probably already created a Synology account when you set up your NAS, so just log in using your credentials, and then hit the “Log In” button. If you haven’t already signed up for an account, you can do that here as well.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    After you log in, create a QuickConnect ID. This is a username of sorts that you’ll use to access your NAS remotely.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    After that, tick the check box to agree to the terms of service and privacy policy, and then hit the “Apply” button.

    How to remotely access your synology nas using quickconnect

    When that’s done, a new box appear with the link you’ll use to access your NAS remotely from a web browser, as well as the ID you’ll use when remotely accessing your NAS from a mobile device using Synology’s mobile apps.

    A client of mine would like to access shared files over the nas just like the local network using mapping. I have looked at the documents online and attempted multiplied things but I can’t get my mac or pc to access the system or share. What is the quickest most effective and secure way to access files from a pc/mac to a synology over the internet.

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    The Synology devices’ default sharing method is by using SMB – and you really don’t want to open a SMB share to the internet, even if your passwords are very complex.

    Synology offers the setup wizard approach for “remote access” to configure external access via the web and by using the https://quickconnect.to/nas-name method, but this isn’t a mapped drive. It’s essentially like getting your dropbox files through the web site and not the client.

    I haven’t found a way to map a drive directly to a Synology that’s been secure, reliable, or transparent enough to the user to make them think it’s just another mapped drive – so hopefully somebody here has a magic workaround or setup guide for us. I’ve found other products that accomplish this in conjunction with the NAS, (like using sync to a cloud service and using that cloud service’s WebDAV connection to map a drive, or using ExpanDrive software)

    The new ones have those built in now from aps. Tried to configure but no luck. If not an smb share another network share would be fine.

    What is the quickest most effective and secure way to access files from a pc/mac to a synology over the internet.

    Use Synology Cloud Server and quickconnect both are free with your Synology. Cloud Server works like Dropbox and will sync a common share to remote workstations over the internet via the quick connect or you can open ports on your router to the Synology and access it that way (not recommended).

    The only secure way would be to allow the client to connect to the site via a VPN, at which point they can then open this mapped drive from their system.

    Nothing else is going to allow you to do this, easily, securely, cheaply.

    What about the synology vpn? I see it has options but no to configurable .

    What about the synology vpn? I see it has options but no to configurable .

    Finally got it. Had this device use upnp make changes to the router. Now it works.

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    Another good approach would be to use something like GoodSync.

    In addition to its backup and sync capability, it also has a remote access feature called GoodSync Explorer that you can use to securely access any device’s file system (PC, NAS, phone, tablet etc) as if it were local to the disk. This would allow direct access to the NAS with very simple configuration.

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