Join Synology NAS to AD Domain

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Join Synology NAS to AD Domain

Steps to join Synology NAS to AD Domain

Preparation of Synology NAS in ESXi 6.7

  1. Download and import the ready made Synology OVA to ESXi 6.7
  2. Create a new Disk Pool & Volume by following this link

Preparation of Shared Folder in Synology NAS

Create a new File Share in Control Panel – File Sharing – Shared Folder – Create

Click Next to continue

Click Next to continue

Click Next to continue

Click Apply to complete the creation of Shared Folder

Assign Folder Permission to local users

Accessing the Shared Folder from Windows Machine by entering the local username & password

Users can access to Shared Folder in Synology NAS with local credential

Join Synology NAS to AD Domain

Enter the information for your AD Domain following the screenshot below, and enter the credential for Domain Administrator when prompted

Click on Domain Status Check to ensure that there is no error found

Users & Groups from AD Domain should be displayed in Domain Users & Domain Group tab

Click on Update Domain Data to refresh if the newly created user or group cannot be found

Assign the Domain AD Group – UAT-Group to have Read / Write permission for SharedFolders

Verify the Group Permission was assigned successfully from Windows Machine

Domain users who is member of UAT-Group should be able to access SharedFolders via \NAS_IP\SharedFolderswith the domain credential now