Authenticate users and Synology, Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms.
Deploy updates and policies to multiple users and endpoints at once.
Retain service availability using flexible methods.
Configure domain objects the way you want
Set user permissions
Add, import, or edit accounts with login hours, usable devices, password policies, and more. Modify a user's personal information, home directory paths, and group memberships. Upload login scripts for installing updates, or map network drives.
Modify group privileges
Change groups to distribution groups for email lists or security groups to assign permissions to shared resources, and set a group's scope as domain local, global, or universal.
Standardizing Windows deployments
Apply Windows Active Directory (AD) group policies to multiple users at once by installing and configuring RSATs (Remote Server Administration Tools) from a separate Windows PC.
Manage users and devices
Monitor users, create personalized experiences, and improve device security.
Create a safer environment
Deploy security updates and software to users or devices, or apply password and account lockout policies to profiles for tightened security.
Bring consistency to user experiences
Enable Roaming User Profiles (RUPs), and allow users sign in to any Windows workstation and have their application settings restored in full. Learn more
Monitor changes in real time
View events and changes made to domain objects from the Log view.
Maximize service availability
Add a second DC for near-instant failover, deploy Synology High Availability (SHA) for minute-level failover, or back up your server with Hyper Backup.
Add a second DC for active-active
Connect to another Synology Directory Server to create an active-active DC with near-instant failover capabilities.
Minute-level failover with SHA
Combine two identical Synology NAS for active-passive clustering and automatic minute-level failover. Learn more
Back up your server easily
Schedule backups of your Synology Directory Server with Hyper Backup for easy retrieval if disaster strikes. Learn more
Simplify workflows with single sign-on (SSO)
Provide convenience to domain users with SSO capabilities for Synology Office, Chat, MailPlus, Calendar, and Note Station, for both local and remote access. Learn more