The FileStation UI will not let you create a softlink. You will only be able to create “shortcuts,” which are either under favorites, or desktop. However, since Synology is basically an Alpine based Linux System, it is simple to log into the box through SSH and create a symlink using the command: This will easily create a softlink. However, softlinks don’t show up in the FileStation UI. So not very

Use Case I would like to monitor events from a Synology NFS mount on another system. Solution Python module to monitor and forward filesystem events to an AWS SQS queue, that my external system can monitor and act upon Install Python 3 on Synology To do this, visit the Synology Package Center, search for “python” and install   Then ssh into your Synology device and verify that python3 is available,