Thursday, 20 September 2018

Synology DS414 - From Megabits to Gigabits

I'd noticed that my DS414 was, for no obvious reason, only giving me 100 Mb/s on ONE of the two Ethernet interfaces: -

The solution ?

Switch the Ethernet cable …..

Like most folks, I have a huge Box O' Bits, including a bunch of Ethernet cables - so I picked a nice Cat. 6 cable, which did the job nicely :-)

I need to ditch the old "faulty" cable 'cos who wants 100 Mb/s when one can have 1000 Mb/s :-)

Now this is what I get: -

Nice :-)

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