Synology NAS is a network-attached storage product that works for a variety of functions, from backing up a computer drive to managing and storing media files. Many users appreciate the combination of its advanced features and the simple plug-and-play management system.
Setting up a VPN service on your Synology has a number of benefits. First of all, it provides a secure connection to protect your privacy and personal data. It also helps bypass various geographical restrictions, allowing you to run any location-related plugins that you wish to use.
These easy-to-follow tutorials will help you get started with a VPN on a Synology NAS device. Setup guidelines for other platforms and devices (Windows, macOS, iOS, Android and other) are available here.
OpenVPN is a secure and robust open-source protocol, compatible with a variety of cryptographic algorithms. We use OpenVPN in NordVPN apps for other platforms, as it is considered one of the best protocols in the industry.
The Point-to-Point Tunnelling Protocol was one of the first encryption protocols that came into existence. It runs on various platforms and is quite easy to configure. However, we can recommend using it only when security is not very important or where legacy support is needed.