Installing Active Backup for G Suite

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
  • 20-series: FS6400, FS3600, FS3400, RS820RP+, RS820+, DS920+, DS720+, DS620slim, DS420+, DS220+, SA3600, SA3400, SA3200D
  • 19-series: RS1619xs+, RS1219+, DS2419+, DS1819+, DS1019+, DVA3219
  • 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. Added support for clearing storage of shared drives with Storage Management.
  2. Added support for relinking backup tasks and data stored on a Synology NAS.
  3. Added support for restoration of entire mailboxes.
  4. Added support for displaying logs of all services in a single interface.
  5. Added support for reauthorizing the package to access G Suite data.
  6. Refined the backup status to speed up troubleshooting.

Bug fixed

  1. Fixed the issue where the backup might fail when a backup list contains an unnamed account.
  2. Fixed the issue where fragmented free space caused by mail backups in Btrfs volumes might affect storage utilization.
  3. Fixed the issue where the backup of Google Drive online documents might fail when a temporary (HTTP 302) redirect is set up.
  4. Fixed the issue where backup tasks might fail owing to abnormal network connections when the Synology NAS network connection gets modified after the package activation.
  5. Fixed the issue where a drive backup might fail when a backup list contains Google Earth files.
  6. Fixed the issue where a drive backup might fail when a backup list contains shortcuts.
  7. Fixed the issue where a contact backup might fail when a backed-up contact account is renamed.
  8. Fixed the issue where the backup might loop infinitely when encountering server errors.
  9. Fixed the issue where the backup of mails with a large number of Google Drive attachments might easily encounter throttling.
  10. Fixed the issue where the backup of mails containing a large number of invalid HTML tags might cause high memory usage and that the package might become unresponsive.
  11. Fixed the issue where the backup of calendar events with a large number of attachments might easily encounter throttling.
  12. Fixed the issue where a mail backup might fail when batch APIs are sent.
  13. Fixed the issue where retention policies and auto-discovery services might not work properly when there are multiple backup tasks.