Manage MySQL on a Synology DS409slim

Here’s the way to install, run and manage MySQL on a Synology DS409slim.
My DiskStation runs DSM 3.1-1748.

First of all, activate the MySQL dæmon:

  • From the Control Panel, choose the Web Services ;
  • Enable Web Station and Enable MySQL ;

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Expand a Synology Hybrid RAID volume

I own a Synology DS409slim with two 1TB Toshiba and two 500GB Western Digital disks. Configured using SHR (Synology Hybrid RAID), it allows one volume split on those four disks. I bought this NAS because it uses 2.5″ disks and because of the SHR feature.

I had one 1TB Toshiba in my MacBook but I took it off and planned on putting it in the NAS, replacing one of the 500GB disk. Here’s what happened.
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