Choose an amount of RAM memory for the VM (minimal 512MB, I'm using 2048MB, the same minimum amount of the DS3612xs) and click 'Next'.In the next step we need to create a new virtual disk, this disk will represent the usable storage for your media and the Synology DSM operating system. Choose for 'Dynamically allocated' (Thin provisioned) or 'Fixed size'.You can download Oracle VM Virtual Box at https:// You can download XPEnology at the download link is available in one of the forum posts.
After downloading and unpacking the package you'll find 3 files; Now we're ready to create the VM. The wizard which will guide you trough the configuration of the VM will open.
Select 'Linux' as type, 'Linux 2.6 (64-bit)' as version and click 'Next'.
I was thinking of buying a low priced DS (like the DS 212j) for testing when I discovered a community project called XPEnology.
XPEnology is a modified Synology DSM firmware which runs on virtual hardware (and some physical hardware to), of course without any support from Synology but great for testing.
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