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Fixing CrashPlan Upgrade to 4.8.2

I recently got a E-Mail from Crashplan indicating that my NAS is not backing up data for more then 3 days. Since I don't check all the other backup state e-mails, this definitely got my attention An they weren't wrong. My local installation did not connect to the NAS anymore and the java process was also missing in the Synology's task manager. Staring the package in the "Package Canter" didn't work, but at least the log was somehow interesting I 05/02/17 04:30PM Downloading a new version of CrashPlan. I 05/02/17 04:57PM Download of upgrade complete - version 1436674800482. I 05/02/17 04:57PM Installing upgrade - version 1436674800482 I 05/02/17 04:57PM Upgrade installed - version 1436674800482 I 05/02/17 04:58PM CrashPlan stopped, version 4.8.0, GUID XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX I 05/06/17 10:16AM Synology extracting upgrade from /var/packages/CrashPlan/target/upgrade/1436674800482_4.jar According to the discussion on the package owners blog post, this s

Synology DS1815+ with Crashplan

I recently bought a very nice new Synology DS1815+ to replace my self-made NAS which was based on a HP Miniserver and OpenMediaVault. Although the performance was no issue, I had to spend too much work in fixing thinks after software upgrades, apt-get this and apt-get that, etc.   So, here we are are: A brand new Synology DS1815+. It comes with 8 bays (extendable to 18 bays with 2 extension-boxes with 6 additional bays each) 2 GB RAM (extenable to 16GB) 2.4 GHz (Atom C2538) A management UI that helps to run your NAS smoothly A own an existing CrashPlan+ accounts which means I pay $$$ to backup all my data to their datacenter. Fortunately, there is already a Package that helps installing Crashplan on a Synology NAS. Installation I used the installation guide from and worked with Mike Tabor's guide when it comes to the windows client installation . H