Installing Active Backup for Office 365

IMPORTANT: Please read the following before installing this beta software.

  1. For evaluation only - This beta software is for evaluation purposes only and should not be installed on critical equipment or in production environments. We strongly recommend reading the Release notes section before installing it. Synology cannot be held responsible for any damages, such as accidental data loss, caused by this beta software.

  2. Not downgradable - After installation of this beta application, you will not be able to downgrade to a previous official version of this software.

To install the beta software on your Synology NAS
  1. Log in to DSM using an account belonging to the administrators group.
  2. Upgrade DSM version to 6.2 or above.
  3. Open Package Center.
  4. Go to Settings > Beta.
  5. Check the box marked Yes, I want to see beta versions!
  6. Now you should be able to find and install packages that currently have a beta version available and compatible with your Synology NAS for public testing.
  7. Remember to click from Installed > Feedback to help us out and report any issues or suggestions.
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Applied Models
  • 19-series: RS1619xs+, RS1219+, DS2419+, DS1819+, DS1019+
  • 18-series: FS1018, RS3618xs, RS2818RP+, RS2418RP+, RS2418+, RS818RP+, RS818+, DS3018xs, DS1618+, DS918+, DS718+, DS418play, DS218+
  • 17-series: FS3017, FS2017, RS18017xs+, RS4017xs+, RS3617xs+, RS3617RPxs, RS3617xs, DS3617xs, DS1817+, DS1517+
  • 16-series: RS18016xs+, RS2416RP+, RS2416+, DS916+, DS716+, DS716+II, DS416play, DS216+, DS216+II
  • 15-series: RS815RP+, RS815+, RC18015xs+, DS3615xs, DS2415+, DS1815+, DS1515+, DS415+
  • 14-series: RS3614xs+, RS3614RPxs, RS3614xs, RS2414RP+, RS2414+, RS814RP+, RS814+
  • 13-series: RS10613xs+, RS3413xs+, DS2413+, DS1813+, DS1513+, DS713+
  • 12-series: RS3412RPxs, RS3412xs, RS2212RP+, RS2212+, RS812RP+, RS812+, DS3612xs, DS1812+, DS1512+, DS712+, DS412+
  • 11-series: RS3411RPxs, RS3411xs, RS2211RP+, RS2211+, DS3611xs, DS2411+, DS1511+, DS411+, DS411+II

Release notes

What's New

  1. Supports backing up SharePoint, including document libraries and lists.
  2. Supports selecting multiple files when restoring or exporting files of OneDrive and SharePoint.
  3. Supports multi-thread when restoring OneDrive and SharePoint.
  4. Enhanced performance by reducing massive DNS query.
  5. Enhanced performance when backing up OneDrive by reducing the number of API calls.

Fixed issues

  1. Refine error messages for clearer indications.
  2. Supports preserving the last version of deleted data.
  3. Supports continuing a backup task when the network connection of a backup task is suspended and resumed.
  4. Fixed an issue where backing up the attachments of mails with null Content-ID might fail.
  5. Fixed an issue where backing up OneDrive might fail when API returned a negative value of the file size.
  6. Fixed an issue where backing up Calendar might fail when there was an attachment over 50MB.
  7. Fixed an issue where a backup task might fail if there is a user did not enable his OneDrive service.
  8. Fixed an issue where backing up mail might fail when Office 365 server returned that there was an invalid mail.
  9. Fixed the timeout issue when backing up Calendar.
  10. Fixed an issue where backing up Calendar might fail when the database contained duplicated calendar records after the server shut down abnormally.
  11. Fixed an issue where a OneDrive backup task could not be completed when the OneDrive server reports an incorrect file size of a OneNote file.
  12. Fixed an issue where backing up Calendar might fail when it contained a deleted attachment.
  13. Fixed an issue where renaming the folder containing large files when backing up might cause Active Backup for Office 365 to occupy too many memory of your Synology NAS.