Is Synology collecting data behind the scenes?

Sit back and relax! Talk about anything here!
Forum rules
This is a user forum for Synology users to share experience/help out each other: if you need direct assistance from the Synology technical support team, please use the following form:
https://myds.synology.com/support/suppo ... p?lang=enu
Wall
Trainee
Trainee
Posts: 12
Joined: Sat Nov 08, 2014 6:21 pm
Location: Denmark
Contact:

Re: Is Synology collecting data behind the scenes?

Postby Wall » Sun Jun 04, 2017 5:10 pm

Can see it connect to checkip.synology.com and checkipv6.synology.com over 8k time a day?? bit crazy lol
Skyview
I'm New!
I'm New!
Posts: 4
Joined: Sun May 28, 2017 8:10 am

Re: Is Synology collecting data behind the scenes?

Postby Skyview » Mon Jun 19, 2017 11:24 am

Noah wrote:I take it you all have a firewall in front of your Syno. Assign the Syno a static IP in your LAN and disable any outgoing connections for the box. Done :D


As someone considering a Synology purchase this concerns me, even with the explanation. Would the above actually prevent this behavior? Not having any experience with Synology products, is there actually an option to disable outgoing connections for anything outside the local network?
dario_zgb
Sharp
Sharp
Posts: 156
Joined: Sun Dec 14, 2014 5:11 pm

Re: Is Synology collecting data behind the scenes?

Postby dario_zgb » Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:32 pm

Wall wrote:Can see it connect to checkip.synology.com and checkipv6.synology.com over 8k time a day?? bit crazy lol


https://www.synology.com/en-global/know ... g_software
--
DS416play (4x4TB WD Red, SHR) * DS216se (2x3TB WD Red, RAID 0) * DS214se (2x2 TB WD Red, SHR) * DS115j (2TB WD Blue) * RT2600ac

Return to “The Lounge”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests