Installing Synology Chat Server

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. Open Package Center.
  3. 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.
  4. Remember to click from Installed > Feedback to help us out and report any issues or suggestions.
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Compatibility

Applied Models
  • 19-series: RS1619xs+, RS1219+, RS819, DS2419+, DS1819+, DS1019+, DS419slim
  • 18-series: FS1018, RS3618xs, RS2818RP+, RS2418RP+, RS2418+, RS818RP+, RS818+, DS3018xs, DS1618+, DS918+, DS718+, DS418, DS418play, DS418j, DS218+, DS218, DS218play, DS218j, DS118
  • 17-series: FS3017, FS2017, RS18017xs+, RS4017xs+, RS3617xs+, RS3617RPxs, RS3617xs, RS217, DS3617xs, DS1817+, DS1817, DS1517+, DS1517
  • 16-series: RS18016xs+, RS2416RP+, RS2416+, RS816, DS916+, DS716+, DS716+II, DS416, DS416play, DS416slim, DS416j, DS216+, DS216, DS216play, DS216j, DS216+II, DS116
  • 15-series: RS815RP+, RS815+, RS815, RC18015xs+, DS3615xs, DS2415+, DS2015xs, DS1815+, DS1515+, DS1515, DS715, DS415+, DS415play, DS215+, DS215j, DS115
  • 14-series: RS3614xs+, RS3614RPxs, RS3614xs, RS2414RP+, RS2414+, RS814RP+, RS814+, RS814, DS414, DS414j, DS214+, DS214, DS214play
  • 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

Important Note

  1. Synology Chat Server package is previously named Synology Chat.

New Features

  1. Supports importing users automatically from directory services and updating their user permissions.
  2. Supports inserting file links directly from Synology Drive installed on the same NAS.
  3. Supports automatically deleting older messages from a specified period of time.
  4. Supports removing messages completely from the database to meet GDPR standards.
  5. Supports signing in with accounts that contain blank characters.
  6. Added the options to close and hide channels in Synology Chat Admin Console.
  7. Added the option to select a default channel notification setting in Synology Chat Admin Console.
  8. Optimized the display of unread threads to make them easier to find.
  9. Enhanced server performance to support the constant use of chat mentions in channels.
  10. Certain system messages will no longer be displayed as unread messages to reduce possible distractions caused by these notifications.