Due to the configuration changes in DSM 7, by default, Syncrify Client will not run as root. In order to function properly, Syncrify Client must run as root. Please see below for the full instructions to run Syncrify Client as root.
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Use the following instructions to install Syncrify Client on your Synology device:
Open the Synology web interface and log in as the administrator.
Usually, the URL is http://youriphostname:5000. If you are in a LAN environment, you can also go to http://find.synology.com to access the web interface.
Open Package Center, then click on Manual Install on the upper right side.
Click on browse, then select the SyncrifyClient Synology package you have downloaded.
Synology will give a warning that the package is third party. Click on Yes to proceed. Refer to the md5 signature above to verify the package authenticity.
The next screen will be the license agreement page. Click on I accept to proceed.
The confirm settings will be shown. Click on Apply (NOTE: make sure to UNCHECK the option "run after installation").
The installation directory of SyncrifyClient should now be: /var/packages/SyncrifyCient/target/SyncrifyClient/
Steps to run Syncrify Client as Root
If Syncrify Client is currently running, stop the service by going to the Package Center, then go to Syncrify Client, then click on stop.
You'll need to get SSH access to the Synology machine. Make sure your Synology has SSH access. Open up a ssh terminal to your Synology and login. Make sure the account has root access.
Go to the conf directory where Syncrify Client package is installed. By default, this directory is /var/packages/SyncrifyClient/conf
You should see a file named privilege. Open this file with a text editor, such as vi
On the 3rd line, change the value from "package" to "root". Save the file and exit
Start Syncrify Client by going to the Package center, then go to Syncrify Client, then click on Run to start the package
You can access the web interface of Syncrify Client by going to http://youriphostname.com:12345