There’s a few situations where controlling your Synology’s services via the command line is necessary.
One particularly nice feature of DSM 6.1.x is that it now allows you to block access to the Desktop backend for any user or user group.
Here are some simple instructions on how to get Composer working along your Web Station package for app/web development.
A while ago I decided to setup my TimeMachine backup of my MacBook Pro to an external USB drive, essentially to save space on the main Synology volume and also to decrease those disk’s activity, and here’s how I did it.
Ever since DSM 6.0 we’ve seen that the web server has been isolated in the “Web Station” standalone package, changing the location of the corresponding files for handling Virtual Hosts.
Installing Symfony 3 on Synology has some tricky bits to make it run. This post essentially addresses the fatal errors when trying to write cache or logs, which is a common issue that has some documented solutions at Symfony’s site – and issue being that ACL permissions cannot be changed as those instructions suggest.