FlashStation FS2017

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FlashStation FS2017

High performance all-flash NAS designed for I/O-intensive and latency-sensitive applications

Faster performance, greater scalability, and easier management

Synology FlashStation FS2017 is a high performance 24-bay rackmount NAS designed for 2.5" SSDs. FS2017 brings easy to manage, lightning-fast storage, perfect for video post-productions, mail servers, virtualization environments, and database applications.

CPU

Intel® Xeon® D-1541 8-core processor

Memory

16GB DDR4 ECC RDIMM up to 128GB

High Performance

Up to 90,000 iSCSI 4K random write IOPS

Scalability

Up to 72 drives with RX2417sas1

RAID F1

Due to the peculiarities of SSD and RAID technology, a common challenge lies in how to prevent all of the drives from failing at the same time because of the evenly distributed workload. RAID F1 alleviates this problem with a specially designed algorithm to unevenly distribute workload to drives, enhancing the resilience of the storage pool and ensuring your data remains safe.

See the white paper for more technical details regarding RAID F1

Compared with traditional RAID, RAID F1 distributes uneven workload to SSDs to prevent all drives from wearing out simultaneously.

Fast and reliable networking

With the multi-LAN design, FS2017 is capable of performing Link Aggregation and failover. For environments requiring a higher speed, an optional Ethernet add-on card can be installed into the PCIe slot, providing fast data transmission of 40GbE/25GbE/10GbE.

Btrfs: Next generation storage efficiency

Btrfs file system introduces the most advanced storage technologies to meet the management needs of modern large scale businesses:

Flexible Shared Folder/User Quota System provides comprehensive quota control on all user accounts and shared folders

Snapshot Replication provides schedulable and storage capacity-saving data protection with 1,024 shared folder backups and 65,000 system-wide snapshots

File or folder level data restoration makes data recovery fast and flexible

Automatic file self-healing detects and recovers corrupted files without user intervention

Fully certified storage virtualization solutions

Synology iSCSI storage fully supports most virtualization solutions to enhance work efficiency with easy management interface. VMware vSphere 6 and VAAI integration helps offload storage operations and optimizes computation efficiency. Windows Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX) speeds up data transfer and migration rate. OpenStack Cinder support turns your Synology NAS into a block-based storage component.

5 year warranty

Synology's 5-year limited warranty provides hardware replacement and technical support via email and telephone services, maximizing your enterprises' return on investment.

Synology Replacement Service (SRS)

SRS provides free shipment of replacement units as early as the next business day in selected regions2. Check service availability here.

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Snapshot Replication

Provides schedulable and instantaneous data protection for shared folders and virtual machines on iSCSI LUNs in the event of disaster.

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Synology High Availability

Ensures seamless service transition between clustered servers in the event of a server failure.

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Hyper Backup

Store multiple backup versions with block-level incremental data backup and cross-version deduplication.

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CMS

Manage multiple Synology NAS servers simultaneously on a centralized interface to increase business efficiency.

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Cloud Station Suite

Synchronize cross-platform data automatically with file version control on all your devices.

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MailPlus

Secure, reliable, and private mail server solution with an intuitive and modern mail client.

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  • 1 Power button and indicator
  • 2 Beep off button
  • 3 Drive status indicator
  • 4 Drive tray
  • 5 Power port
  • 6 PSU indicator
  • 7 PSU fan
  • 8 Console port
  • 9 1GbE RJ-45 port
  • 10 10GbE RJ-45 port
  • 11 USB 3.0 port
  • 12 PCIe 3.0 slot
  • 13 Expansion port
  • 14 Reset button

Notes:

  1. View specifications for a list of supported models.
  2. Synology guarantees SRS response within the next business-day, and the actual shipping and turnover time is a "best-effort" based on replacement availability.
Hardware Specifications
CPU
CPU Model Intel Xeon D-1541
CPU Architecture 64-bit
CPU Frequency 8-Core 2.1 (base) / 2.7 (turbo) GHz
Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI)
Memory
System Memory 16 GB DDR4 ECC RDIMM
Memory Module Pre-installed 16GB (1 x 16GB)
Total Memory Slots 4
Memory Expandable up to 128GB (32 GB x 4)
Storage
Drive Bays 24
Maximum Drive Bays with Expansion Unit 48 (RX1217sas) / 72 (RX2417sas)
Compatible Drive Type* (See all supported drives)
  • 2.5" SATA SSD
  • 2.5" SAS HDD
  • 2.5" SAS SSD
Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 92.16 TB (3.84 TB drive x 24) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Raw Capacity with Expansion Units 276.48 TB (3.84 TB drive x 72) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Single Volume Size
  • 200 TB (32GB RAM required, for RAID 5 or RAID 6 groups only)
  • 108 TB
Hot Swappable Drive
Notes
  • "Compatible drive type" indicates the drives that have been tested to be compatible with Synology products. This term does not indicate the maximum connection speed of each drive bay.
  • Expansion of the internal volume is only supported if the combined single volume size does not exceed the maximum limit of 108TB or 200TB if upgraded to 32GB RAM or more.
External Ports
RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port 4 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)
RJ-45 10GbE LAN Port 2 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)
USB 3.0 Port 2
Expansion Port 1
PCIe
PCIe Expansion 1 x Gen3 x8 slot (x8 link)
Add-in-card support PCIe Network Interface Card (Learn more)
File System
Internal Drives
  • Btrfs
  • EXT4
External Drives
  • Btrfs
  • EXT4
  • EXT3
  • FAT
  • NTFS
  • HFS+
  • exFAT*
Notes exFAT Access is purchased separately in Package Center.
Appearance
Size (Height x Width x Depth) 88 mm x 482 mm x 724 mm
Weight 14.9 kg
Others
System Fan 80 mm x 80 mm x 4 pcs
Fan Speed Mode
  • Full-Speed Mode
  • Cool Mode
  • Quiet Mode
Easy Replacement System Fan
Power Recovery
Noise Level* 57 dB(A)
Scheduled Power On/Off
Wake on LAN/WAN
Power Supply Unit / Adapter 2 X 500W
AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC
Power Frequency 50/60 Hz, Single Phase
Power Consumption* 313 W (Access)
126 W (HDD Hibernation)
British Thermal Unit 1068 BTU/hr (Access)
430 BTU/hr (HDD Hibernation)
Redundant Power Supply (for xs+ and RP model)
Environment Temperature
Operating Temperature 5°C to 35°C (40°F to 95°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)
Relative Humidity 5% to 95% RH
Certification
  • FCC Class A
  • CE Class A
  • BSMI Class A
Warranty 5 Years
DSM Specifications ( See more )
Storage Management
Maximum Internal Volume Number 1024
Maximum iSCSI Target Number 128
Maximum iSCSI LUN 512
iSCSI LUN Clone/Snapshot, Windows ODX
SSD Read/Write Cache (White Paper)
SSD TRIM
RAID Group
Supported RAID Type
  • RAID F1
  • Basic
  • JBOD
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6
  • RAID 10
RAID Migration
  • Basic to RAID 1
  • Basic to RAID 5
  • RAID 1 to RAID 5
  • RAID 5 to RAID 6
Volume Expansion with Larger HDDs
  • RAID F1
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6
Volume Expansion by Adding a HDD
  • RAID F1
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6
  • JBOD
Global Hot Spare Supported RAID Type
  • RAID F1
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6
  • RAID 10
File Sharing Capacity
Maximum Local User Accounts 16000
Maximum Local Groups 512
Maximum Shared Folder 512
Maximum Shared Folder Sync Tasks 32
Maximum Concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP Connections 4096
Windows Access Control List (ACL) Integration
NFS Kerberos Authentication
High Availability Manager
Log Center
Syslog Events per Second 3000
Virtualization
VMware vSphere 6 with VAAI
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Citrix Ready
OpenStack
Add-on Packages (learn more about the complete add-on package list)
Antivirus by McAfee (Trial)
Central Management System
Chat
Maximum Users 6000
Notes
  • The number of concurrent HTTP connections for Chat was configured to the maximum.
  • CPU and RAM usage were both under 80% when the number of maximum users was reached.
  • For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.
Cloud Station Server
Maximum Number of Concurrently Connected Devices 16000
Maximum Number of Concurrently Connected Devices (with RAM expansion) 30000
Maximum Number of Synced Files (btrfs) 3,000,000 / single file reaction time 161 ms
Maximum Number of Synced Files (ext4) 3,000,000 / single file reaction time 171 ms
Notes
  • The maximum number of concurrently connected devices refers to the maximum number of devices that can remain connected at the same time. For more information on file processing capability, please refer to the reaction time for file processing.
  • File reaction time refers to the preparation time required for other devices to start downloading a 1KByte file from a Synology NAS after the file has been added to the NAS. RAM expansion was not used during testing.
  • Non-encrypted shared folders were used during the aforementioned testing.
Virtual Machine Manager
Maximum Virtual DSM Number (Licenses required) 16 (including 1 Free License) (Learn more)
exFAT Access (optional)
MailPlus / MailPlus Server
Free Email Accounts 5 (Licenses required for additional accounts)
Recommended MailPlus Client Number Up to 900
Maximum Server Performance 3,604,000 emails per day, approx. 110GB
Notes
  • The CPU and RAM usages were both under 80% when testing recommended client numbers.
  • For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.
  • Read-write SSD cache was enabled in 5-bay (and above) NAS models with 2 SSDs units installed.
  • The performance of the mail system will slightly decrease in high-availability mode due to data synchronization between the two servers.
  • Functions that were enabled in all of the tests above: anti-spam, anti-virus, DNSBL, greylist, content scan, full-text search (English only).
Office
Maximum Users 2000
Maximum Simultaneous Editing Users 100
Notes
  • CPU and RAM usage were both under 80% when the number of maximum users was reached.
  • For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.
  • Client performance may affect maximum simultaneous editing users. Client PCs used for testing: Intel Core i3-3220 / 8GB RAM
Snapshot Replication
Maximum Snapshots per Shared Folder 1024
Maximum Snapshots of all Shared Folder 65536
Surveillance Station
Maximum IP cam (Licenses required) 100 (including 2 Free License) (See All Supported IP Cameras)
Total FPS (H.264)* 3000 FPS @ 720p (1280x720)
2800 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
1200 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
700 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
500 FPS @ 4K (3840x2160)
Total FPS (H.265)* 3000 FPS @ 720p (1280x720)
3000 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
2400 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
1300 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
800 FPS @ 4K (3840x2160)
Total FPS (MJPEG)* 1300 FPS @ 720p (1280x720)
700 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
500 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
400 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
Notes Surveillance Station throughput is tested with Axis network camera, using continuous recording with live view from Surveillance Station and motion detection by camera. Live view and recording are sharing the same stream from the camera.
VPN Server
Maximum Connections 30
Environment & Packaging
Environment RoHS Compliant
Packaging Content
  • Main Unit X 1
  • Accessory Pack X 1
  • AC Power Cord X 2
  • Quick Installation Guide X 1
Optional Accessories
  • Surveillance Device License Pack
  • 16GB DDR4 ECC RDIMM
  • 32GB DDR4 ECC RDIMM
  • Expansion Unit: RX1217sas X 2
  • Expansion Unit: RX2417sas X 2
  • VS360HD
  • VS960HD
  • Synology RKS1317 - Rail Kit Sliding
  • Synology Ethernet Adapter E10G15-F1
  • Synology Ethernet Adapter E10G17-F2
General
Networking Protocols
  • CIFS
  • AFP
  • NFS
  • FTP
  • WebDAV
  • CalDAV
  • iSCSI
  • Telnet
  • SSH
  • SNMP
  • VPN (PPTP, OpenVPN)
Windows AD Domain Integration Domain Users login via Samba/AFP/FTP/File Station
HDD Management
  • HDD Hibernation
  • S.M.A.R.T.
  • Dynamic Bad Sector Mapping
Security
  • FTP over SSL/TLS
  • IP Auto-Block
  • Firewall
  • Encrypted Network Backup over Rsync
  • HTTPS Connection
Utilities Synology Assistant
Supported Clients
  • Windows 7 and 10
  • Mac OS X 10.11 onward
Supported Browsers
  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Internet Explorer 10 onwards
  • Safari 10 onwards
  • Safari (iOS 10 onwards)
  • Chrome (Android 6.0 onwards)
Supported Language English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Dansk, Norsk, Svenska, Nederlands, Русский, Polski, Magyar, Português do Brasil, Português Europeu, Türkçe, Český, 日本語, 한국어, 繁體中文, 简体中文
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