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I am looking at this system on Amazon
Synology DiskStation DS918+ NAS Server for Business with
Intel Celeron CPU, 8GB Memory, 256GB SSD, 16TB HDD, Synology DSM Operating System The link is at the end.
I currently edit video almost exclusively, raw drone 4K video. I have also been editing sometimes with raw 6K & 8K footage, but not often. I usually work with proxies when video editing, to get around the lag issues. It has worked well for me so far in Adobe Premiere and After Effects. I have about 7TB of data storage currently from work
I also want to setup a plex system for my family to use, internal family members as well as external family members (Grand Kids). I have a ~6.7TB library of movies and TV shows. I would like to share with these family members but control who sees what and only allow them to access certain content based on ratings (Grans Kids cannot access my Action and Adventure R rated movies).
I will eventually add on to the system and want to expand, maybe another 4 bay down the road. It looks as though it has 2 x RJ-45 1GbE LAN Ports. I don't know if that is upgradable on this system.
Do you think this would take care of my needs, am I paining my self in a corner because of the 1Gbe ports?
I have watched about 10 different videos from your channel and they are very good but have seriously overloaded my brain, so much though... That several times I have talked myself out of getting a NAS all together and just grabbing another 10TB DAS. But I keep coming back to PLEX and how cool that would be to get setup instead of having multiple thumb drives spread out all over the place.
Have Plex currently installed on the NAs without issue and can play via streaming through my LG TV. I have connected the NAs directly to the HDMI port on the TV but cannot figure out what I am missing to get direct playback though HMDI not the network. Do I need to install asustor portal? When connected there is no image displayed on the TV. Sorry for the noob question but I am rather new to the NAS world.
I have a question about Mapped Network Drive disappearing on my PC when I have made a shared drive the next time I open my PC shared drives are gone can you maybe help me here with this annoying problem.
best regards Finn Koustrup
I have been researching which NAS to buy, I know I wasn’t a four bay.
My use cases would be for my business but the NAS will be at my home.
We have a very mixed use, normal files and documents like spreadsheets etc but also video and audio content that we edit.
Two people work from my location and I would want to give access or share files with other team members outside the office.
I’m tempted to go with a synology four bay but just not sure. Would need about 40-100tb.
I have gigabit internet and ASUS AX8 router.
I have looked at ASUSTOR and Synology.
Added: budget would be around 500-1000 , but happy to invest in more for quality or reliability
Sorry in advance for how boring this question might be for you all.
Edit 31May21 : Synology support recognise this as a bug. Their response is that unless a video has the following XMP tag then Moments will also look to the modification date not the creation date when ordering them after a copy event
all videos :
(In UTC %Year:%Month:%Date:%Time format)
quicktime videos :
So that leads to 2 questions
1) where can I find this Tag? Synology supprt tells me that some of my videos have it, and some don't, but can't explain to me where to find it
2) if I find the Tag, can I edit it? Can I bulk edit at the same time?
Can anyone recreate my bug : In copying .mp4 files from Moments User Photo Library to the Shared Photo Library, the Creation Date is overwritten by the modification date of the copy, and the Shared timeline view orders .mp4s then by the date of copy. This does not appear to be the case for .jpg, .mov, .heic etc.
So - if today I copy say a month's worth of files from my User Library into Shared, and look at the Shared Timeline view, everything looks OK apart from all the .mp4, which all are ordered into today, and not by creation date.
If anyone can recreate it, are there any fiendish workarounds?
I attach screenshots of a .jpg and .mp4 each in my User Library, and then the timeline view and metadata as seen in the Shared Library
Annoyingly, it is not consistent - an .mp4 from 2 years ago, when copied to the Shared, remains with the correct Creation Date and is ordered correctly in the Shared Photo Library
Even more annoyingly, a jpg from 2 years ago, when copied to the Shared, had its creation date modified and appeared in the Shared as today aaaarggghhh
oh fyi the use case : having a shared photo library of family stuff that both me and my partner can selectively add to, rather than having a shared album that only either of us can add to