Downloads in waiting status

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Re: Downloads in waiting status

Unread post by klingler » Sun Apr 02, 2017 6:24 pm

@leon - how did they delete the database? Any instructions?

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Re: Downloads in waiting status

Unread post by leon2008 » Sun Apr 02, 2017 8:57 pm

I asked but they are not allowed to give instructions. Sry.

But I am still interested in what they actually did.

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Re: Downloads in waiting status

Unread post by maraja » Sat Apr 29, 2017 3:34 pm

EDIT: after about one hour it started to work again by itself.

same issue here after the last update on a DS212j

I tried to:
* stop Diskstation and restart Diskstation
* added Google DNS ( and
* connecto to a VPN
* reboot the NAS

but the problem is still there... :-(

If I try to download a file on a Mac, using uTorrent, the file is downloaded, so the connection seem ok.

DSM 6.1.1-15101
Diskstation 3.8.3-3458

Does anyone have a clue?
Thank you in advance!

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Re: Downloads in waiting status

Unread post by samy » Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:43 pm

@klinger : when you uninstall Downloadstation it propose you to delete downloadstation database...

I meet this issue today for an http file downloaded and I detect that it seems there was an unvisible character starting the name of the file : see it with the Tab touch in SSH CLI command in the @download directory ...

I detect that the problem never arrived when you download 1 file by 1 file but only when there is more than 1 file in downloadstation queue... maybe it could help Synology Team Support to diagnose the issue ...
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Re: Downloads in waiting status

Unread post by jirkah » Sat Mar 24, 2018 7:41 am

I got into this issue after buying new second ds. I gave it the same ip as the old one (and moved the old to another ip). Still, the NAT/PAT on the router should work with the new one. I started downloads via DSget app on Android and it went into waiting status and remained there for 12+ hours.
To me helped to run DownloadStation from web dsm gui and it prompted for a default download destination directory. Then the downloads started immediatelly. I set the destination before in DSget but it obviously did not work.

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