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How to setup Mumble server on Synology Docker

This post is created to redirect my old post about installing Mumble through SynoCommunity packages. I would now recommend getting the Docker version of Mumble than using any Synology package, as they tends to be out of date quite often. But if you cannot run Docker than you have to wait for people to maintain…
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Disassembly guide in replacing the RAM on the TS-879 Pro or TS-1079 Pro

This disassembly guide is based on the TS-879 Pro, though the TS-1079 Pro is very similar to this model. Required Tools Phillips #2 Screwdriver Wirecutter 5mm spanner Begin by removing all the caddy, label any drives in the correct slot to ensure that your QNAP will operate properly. Remove 7 screws of the outer casing.…
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Run a Geekbench 4 benchmark on QNAP Container Station using Docker

Running Geekbench 4 would help identify how fast your QNAP really is, this can help others to do comparison when purchasing their next QNAP. Lets begin by installing Container Station, you can find it in the App Center. In the ‘Create’ tab, search for ‘Geekbench’, install bhcopeland/docker-geekbench4 Get the latest version Ensure that you turn…
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Examination failed (Cannot unmount disk) issue with QNAP

I did something foolish today, I’ve accidentally removed one of the SSD that was used for Cache Acceleration. The result was any linked volume will become ‘Read Only’ state, you must do a ‘Check File System’ to enable the Storage Pool. This is QNAP safety procedures even if you are using ‘Read Only’ Cache acceleration…
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Setup HomeAssistant with Z-Wave on QNAP Container using Docker

Lets begin by making the initial Home Assistant installation, find it on QNAP Container Station. Look for homeassistant/home-assistant. Add a new “TZ” environment to set your TimeZone, check out the List of tz database time zones Set a static volume for the container to use, I just use QNAP “New Volume” directory. You can make…
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Setup Mumble Server on QNAP Container using Docker

Basic set-up of using QNAP container interface to install Mumble in Docked, download Container Station from the AppStore and find coppit/mumble-server. Get the latest tag build You can edit the name, apply CPU and memory restrictions, I’ve decided to put 2GB of RAM. Ensure that port 64738 with TCP and UDP is enabled via the…
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Upgrading the CPU in the RS3412xs/RS3412RPxs

If your Synology has a removable CPU socket, I would recommend changing the CPU to a faster and energy efficient counterpart. Due to the age of the server you could source a much faster CPU cheaply from auction website such as eBay. For this model the Synology RackStation RS3412xs and RS3412RPxs has an Intel i3-2100…
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Long overdue maintenance

Sorry to the visitors that happened to visit my site today, had to shut down everything to do some cleaning. Wires were everywhere……. To help with the cable tidy up I got myself an 1U Cat6A 24 port feedthrough patch panel, this patch panel has double sided RJ45 port which is helpful with my wiring…
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Moving to QNAP with the TDS-16489U

My first QNAP device, this is overkill for my specification but the main reason was to downsize the amount of server that I have. The QNAP TDS-16489U ticked all the requirement, such as performance, memory capacity, PCI add on and vast storage options. 16 x 3.5-inch or 2.5-inch SAS/SATA 4 x 2.5-inch SAS/SATA 2 x…
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Unlock HDD that are locked after Secure Erase

I normally rely on Synology to do secure erase procedure on any HDD before storing or selling them. I now wish I didn’t as the drive may get locked, so I’ve wasted alot of time to test a bulk of HDD I have done in the past to ensure that they are not locked. Synology…
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