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Old July 23rd, 2014, 12:18 PM   #1
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Synology Server on Mac OS X - Can someone explain the basics please?

Hi All,

Recently I purchased a Synology Server (DS1513+) with 20TB (WD 5X4TB drives). The server is set up, my login is sorted and I have checked the hard drives (all in working order).

This is where the confusion sets in: upon purchasing a server, I thought I could just drag and drop folders of video content onto the server - as I would an external HDD.

So... can anyone explain how I'm supposed to use the server? I have read that you need to mount folders? But I have no idea how to do that or what it causes to happen...

Please help if at all possible.. I have to clear up my externals ready for two weddings I have soon...

Thanks to anyone who can help!

Craig
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Old July 27th, 2014, 04:37 AM   #2
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Never mind, I've figured it out. After using the operating system through a browser and reading up online, there is no way to drag and drop a folder (as far as I can tell), so instead you login through the Finder window and then it's just like using a normal external hard drive - great.

Thanks anyways. This thread can now be closed.
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Old July 27th, 2014, 04:38 AM   #3
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Re: Synology Server on Mac OS X - Can someone explain the basics please?

No problems Craig
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