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Install Synology DSM in a ESXi 5.x virtual machine

Back in 2011, I ordered myself a Synology Disk Station DS410 4-bay NAS in order to have a centralized and private storage solution for my files. I have to admit, the user interface and support from Synology superseded everything else at that time. Even now, four years later, I get free updates that provide many new features like running your own “Dropbox” clone. However, while the software continues to evolve, the hardware in the device sadly does not.

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