In this video I start to setup the DS1621+. I cover where to find the basic information on this NAS and its alignment to the VMware HCL. From there I demonstrate the initial setup of the DS1621+.
** URLS Seen in this Video **
In part 2 of this series I dissect the Synology DiskStation DS1621+. This is a pretty long video – best to watch it at 2x speed :) Note: This was a loaner unit and I do not recommend others doing this as it may void the warranty. I made this video to simply show others what the insides look like. Reach out if you have questions.
** PART Seen in this Video **
1x Synology 6 bay NAS DiskStation DS1621+ https://www.amazon.com/Synology-Bay-DiskStation-DS1621-Diskless/dp/B08HYQJJ62
2x Synology M.2 2280 NVMe SSD SNV3400 800GB https://www.amazon.com/Synology-2280-NVMe-SNV3400-800GB/dp/B08WLJYY76/
In this new video series I’ll be testing serval NAS products with in my NAS test lab.
My plan is to setup a new 10GBe network with 2 x Windows 10 PCs w/10gbe NICs, Laptops, Cell Phones, VMware ESXi and various other devices to see how they perform with the different NAS devices. Additionally, I’ll be going over the NAS devices and their software options too. A big part of my Home Network is the use of PLEX. Seeing how these devices handle PLEX and their other built in apps should make for some interesting content.
It all starts with this blog and in this initial video I go over some of the parts I’ve assembled for my NAS development lab. As the series progresses I plan to enhance the lab and how the devices interact with it.
** Advisement **
- 07/30/21: I am just starting to work with these components and set them up. Everything tells me they should work together. However, I have not tested them together.
- Any products that I blog/vblog about may or may not work – YOU ultimately assume all risk
** PARTS Seen in this Video **
- 1x Synology 6 bay NAS DiskStation DS1621+ https://www.amazon.com/Synology-Bay-DiskStation-DS1621-Diskless/dp/B08HYQJJ62
- 2x Synology M.2 2280 NVMe SSD SNV3400 800GB https://www.amazon.com/Synology-2280-NVMe-SNV3400-800GB/dp/B08WLJYY76/
- 1x Synology 10Gb Ethernet Adapter 2 SFP+ Ports (E10G21-F2), Black https://www.amazon.com/Synology-Ethernet-Adapter-Ports-E10G21-F2/dp/B08WLJQYL2
- 10x Cable Matters 5-Pack Snagless Short Cat6A (SSTP, SFTP) Shielded Ethernet Cable in Black 7 ft https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00HEM5FEI
- 2x ASUS XG-C100C 10G Network Adapter Pci-E X4 Card with Single RJ-45 Port https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B072N84DG6/
- 1x MikroTik 9-Port Desktop Switch, 1 Gigabit Ethernet Port, 8 SFP+ 10Gbps Ports (CRS309-1G-8S+IN) https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07NFXN4SS/
- 8x FLYPROFiber 10GBase-T SFP+ to RJ45 for MikroTik https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08FXBFZP8/
- 10x HP 684517-001 TWINAX SFP+ 10GBE 0.5M DAC Cable Assy 611980001 4N6H4-01 https://www.ebay.com/itm/264745339079?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649