Tweak LEDs and Buttons on a Synology Box

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A while ago I got a Synology and I noticed that my baby is attracted by its blue LED button in particular and the blinking lights, resulting in pushing the power button multiple times etc…. Yes, I know, I should put the box out of his reach, and I thought I did…

Then, i looked on the internet if there’s any way to turn some of the lights off (ideally the HDD lights) and I found a wiki page. The idea is that you need a command line shell to the Synology box and you and do all kind of funny things with

From the page:

Char Hex Description
0

0x30

Power Button
1

0x31

Power off
2

0x32

Shorter Beep-Sound
3

0x33

Longer Beep-Sound
4

0x34

Power LED on
5

0x35

Power LED blink
6

0x36

Power LED off *
7

0x37

Status LED off *
8

0x38

Status LED green on
9

0x39

Status LED green blink
:

0x3A

Status LED orange on
;

0x3B

Status LED orange blink
@

0x40

Copy LED on *
A

0x41

Copy LED blink
B

0x42

Copy LED off *
C

0x43

Reset
`

0x60

Copy Button

Note: These settings get reset on reboot so, if you want to repeat them, you’d better use a script stored directly on the server.

HTH,

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