Assign AD permissions to Synology NAS folders

Is there any way of assigning Active Directory access permissions to folders contained within a Synology DS1815+ NAS?

I have tried to do with other Network Attached Storage (NAS) Devices even after they have been attached to an Active Directory domain and haven't been able to do so.

Is this something that can be done with Synology Network Attached Storage Devices? If so what is the procedure for doing this?
IT GuyNetwork EngineerAsked:
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Travis MartinezStorage EngineerCommented:
Yes, you can do this.

The system has to be joined to the domain first.  Once that's done you can create a new folder, or alter an existing one, and add specific permissions.  Here's a screen shot:


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Travis MartinezStorage EngineerCommented:
It's also possible to manage it with the MMC snap in from a server system.  Add the option for "Shared Folders" which will allow you to select the share, select properties, and then add/remove permissions.
IT GuyNetwork EngineerAuthor Commented:
Can these permissions be set directly by right-clicking on the folders, clicking properties, opening the security tab and then setting the AD folder permissions from within Windows Explorer or do all AD NTFS permissions need to be set through the Synology management console?
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Travis MartinezStorage EngineerCommented:
I tried managing the user with the MMC snap in and it didn't make the change.
Steve YoungSystem AdminCommented:
I'd suggest using the NAS web interface once it's joined to the domain.  I've tried this with several brands of NAS and only gotten permission to stick when setting them through windows a few times.  Adding them through the web interface is far more reliable in my experience.
Use the NAs interface.  The NAS runs LINUX and hence the permissions are written in a different format to those used in an AD Domain.  SAMBA, which runs on the NAS in Lunux translates requests from access from AD users to the LINUX host.
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