How to Connect Kodi to Your Synology NAS DSM (DiskStation Manager) Home Server
Having a NAS to store files is great, but having a NAS as a media server is awesome. If one of your purposes to have bought a Synology NAS was to have it as a media server, then having Kodi in your PC / Mac / Fire TV is a must. By now you probably know that your Synology NAS gives you an option to install Plex in the NAS itself, however Plex cannot play everything, unlike Kodi.
If you want Kodi to update your library every time you add new content (videos) to your Synology, enable “Update Library on Start up” option in Kodi by going to “Settings – Videos – Library – Update Library on Start up”, this way every time you open Kodi it will search for new files and add them to your library.
This is the Synology NAS that I have:
And this is the NAS hard drive:
And personally I have the Amazon Fire Stick where Kodi is installed
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