Synology Volume Crash

Note: I may receive commissions for purchases made through links in this post. This is to help support my blog and does not have any impact on my recommendations. Back when I bought my Synology NAS in 2012, I picked up 4 Seagate 3TB drives. Yes, they’re the…

How to: Migrating to a New Synology NAS

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Odd Behavior of Protected Switchports

I ran into an interesting issue recently, which was caused by use of the¬†switchport protected¬†command…. So I use a pair of Cisco 2960-8TC-L switches at home, for both my home network and lab. A few months back I ran a bunch of ethernet cabling within my house,…

How to: Synology Backups with CrashPlan

Note: I may receive commissions for purchases made through links in this post. This is to help support my blog and does not have any impact on my recommendations. As part of my home lab, I have an older Synology DS411 that I picked up in early 2012. I’…