Install Plex Media Server on Synology DiskStation

Install Plex Media Server on Synology DiskStation
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With the Video Station, Synology already offers a video streaming server including a playback client. The Video Station has a great user interface and is easy to use. Unfortunately, the Video Station weakens a little when it comes to the compatibility of audio and video formats. The Plex Media Server is an alternative. It looks similar to the Video Station and is also easy to use and different formats and codecs are no problem for it. In this article I will tell you how to install and set up Plex on your DiskStation.

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Tutorial series: Synology DiskStation (DSM6)

Tutorial series: Synology DiskStation (DSM6)
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Currently I’m planning a tutorial series including initial setup of a DiskStation, network setup, external access and configuring certain services and applications. Actually I just wanted to update my SSL certificate, but it didn’t do what I wanted it to do so I used the command line, the error messages you get there are much more […]

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Synology: PHP 7 CLI without errors (Nextcloud and PHP 7)

Synology: PHP 7 CLI without errors (Nextcloud and PHP 7)
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The PHP package is quickly installed on a Synology DiskStation, but setting everything up without issues might be a bit complex. Unfortunately PHP for Synology behaves a bit different than PHP on a Unix/Linux server. Especially PHP CLI causes some issues. Some commands/programs don’t run with PHP 7.0 on the command line. In this article […]

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