Posts Tagged ‘dsm’

How to install an FTP client on a Synology NAS

Written by Ingmar Verheij on April 22nd, 2012. Posted in Synology

A Synology NAS can be used as a FTP server out-of-the-box (after enabling it), but there is no FTP client installed that can be used from a interactive shell. You can install a FTP client, lftp by Alexander Lukyanov, using ipkg.

If you haven’t installed ipkg yet, please install it first (link).

How to install ipkg on Synology NAS (DS212+)

Written by Ingmar Verheij on April 22nd, 2012. Posted in Synology

Synology DS212+

If you want to install additional packages on your Synology NAS you first need to install ipkg. In this post I’ll explain the steps you need to take to install this package on your Synology NAS.

If you don’t have terminal access, please enable that first (link).

How to enable terminal access to Synology NAS

Written by Ingmar Verheij on April 21st, 2012. Posted in Synology

For certain (more complex) tasks you might need terminal access to your Synology NAS. Enabling terminal access to your Synology NAS is done quite easily.

You can enable both Telnet (non encrypted – insecure) or SSH (encrypted – more secure) access.

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