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No sorry, there is no plug-in for Synology to download patches (would be cool though - anyone?). However, I've been fiddling around with vSphere UMDS and wanted to have the patches downloaded to my Synology NAS box. And through the Synology webservices act as a patch store - AND IT WORKS :-).

Setup is quite easy, running a Windows 2008 machine. Now there are excellent tutorials and manuals available online to install UMDS, so I'm not going to repeat that.

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  • Aleks Nikolic says #
    Howdy Bouke, Was wondering what kind of synology you are using for you home environment..? (and more important what your findings
  • Bouke Groenescheij says #
    Hi Aleks, I'm using the 1511. The NAS works fine for ESXi - however, I've only been using NFS (so I didn't try iSCSI yet). As a '