This page aims to make it easy for visitors to find the most important content on our website. We also highlight the best deals related to your NAS at the bottom.
DSM Synology and NAS guides
The below books are great to get you started with the Synology’s DSM software. Note these are NOT specific to Xpenology (the homebrew / DIY version of Synology’s Diskstation manager software.)
If you didn’t read our guide yet. You can do that here:
Find the right hardware and hard drives:
Guides on how to get the most out of Synology DSM software
Step-by-Step Guide: Installing a VPN on Your Synology NAS
Check out the best VPN deals below!
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Limited time deal, we don’t know how much longer it will be there. AppSumo’s deals are always temporary.
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Recommended video course
If you are not much of a reader and prefer video instead. We recommend you check out this Udemy course all about Xpenology and Synology.
This course will take you through the whole Xpenology setup process from A to Z. It even throws in some additional guides on using the Synology’s DSM software.
Learn how to easily turn a computer into a powerful Linux based Network Attached Storage – NAS – and Media Server
by Pierre-Alain Wichert
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (based on 152 reviews)
2 hours of video content broken down in 25 lectures
Full disclaimer: if you buy this Udemy course using the above links you will be financially supporting xpenology.org at ZERO additional cost to you.