Photography Archive Storage with Synology, with RC Concepcion

Creating a bomb-proof system for scalable long term storage and backup of important data is a challenge that all photographers have to overcome. Join RC as he shares a solid solution that involves using a network attached storage device from Synology. In this introductory class you will learn what is possible with this solution, how to get it set up, and how to start using it for all of your data storage needs.

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Course Lessons:

Lesson 1: Introduction (Duration 01:59)

Join RC as he goes over the goals and intent of this class.

Lesson 2: NAS (Duration 05:22)

Learn what it means to have a NAS, or Network Attached Storage, and how it works.

Lesson 3: Setting Up (Duration 04:41)

After plugging in the drives and powering up the unit there are a few more things to know about getting your device set up.

Lesson 4: Configuring the Device (Duration 02:53)

With the software installed you can move forward with configuring the device to use the drives you have installed.

Lesson 5: Adding New Drives (Duration 06:33)

These units are all expandable and you will want to know how to scale up by adding new drives.

Lesson 6: Using the Control Panel (Duration 04:10)

Inside the Control Panel is where you will configure the device to work on your network.

Lesson 7: Creating a Shared Folder (Duration 03:24)

Before putting data on the device you need to set up a shared folder and its permissions for access.

Lesson 8: Managing Users (Duration 03:42)

You\'ll want to set up user access, permissions, and passwords for management and security.

Lesson 9: Backup Strategies (Duration 07:20)

There are a few ways to approach backing up your data.

Lesson 10: Transferring Data (Duration 02:22)

Now you are ready to start transferring data between your Synology unit and your workstation.

Lesson 11: Installing Packages (Duration 02:50)

The Synology unit has its own operating system and you can install programs, called packages, to extend its functionality further.

Lesson 12: Accessing Your Data Online (Duration 05:45)

One option to consider is setting up your Synology to be able to access it over the Web, and even back up the data on your unit to the cloud.

Meet Your Instructor: RC Concepcion

RC is an education and curriculum developer and a “Photoshop Guy” for KelbyOne. An Adobe Certified Instructor in Photoshop, Illustrator, and Lightroom, RC has 10+ years in the I.T. and…

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