Presto File Server

Presto File Server

Features

  • Files can be transferred automatically and at high-speed from Synology NAS to desktop clients or between any Synology NAS servers, all via a secure connection
  • File transfer tasks can be monitored and managed from a centralized system that allows administrators to review traffic status, configure transfer policies, audit activity logs, and generate scheduled reports

Specifications

  • High-speed file transfer between any Synology NAS servers or between Synology NAS servers and desktop clients
  • Forced encryption on all login credentials
  • Real-time monitoring of all transfer and license statuses on the Overview page
  • Option to manually kick out specific clients and Site Express connections
  • One-way file distributing or collecting tasks created with Site Express
  • Drag and drop operation to easily adjust the hierarchy of file transfer tasks
  • Centralized management to enable compression and encryption on files in transfer tasks
  • Bandwidth rule templates can be applied to manage connected clients and Site Express connections
  • Transfer priority can be set for different file types
  • Blacklist can be set to exclude selected file types from a file transfer task
  • Multiple filename conflict policies to resolve filename conflicts and allow the transferred files to be overwritten, skipped, or renamed when filename conflicts occur
  • Logs:
    • Include system logs, transfer logs and Site Express logs
    • Can be filtered
    • Can be exported in HTML format
  • Usage and statistics reports:
    • Can be generated daily, weekly, monthly, and annual
    • Can be generated in HTML format or be viewed right on the user interface
    • Can be generated according to set schedules and be sent to designated email addresses
  • Centralized policy management to regulate file transfer speed, encryption, and compression for certain users or groups
  • File transfer policies organized in order of priority but can also be re-ordered manually
  • Total inbound and outbound traffic (generated from all connected clients and servers) can be configured from servers
  • Supports TLS and AES-128 for encrypted file transfers
  • Supports IPv6
  • Supports up to 10 concurrent file transfer tasks
  • Supports backing up and restoring configurations via Hyper Backup
  • Supports usage through command-line interface
  • Supports 2-step verification
  • Supports anonymous login
  • Supports in-app license purchase or activation of a 30-day free trial

Limitations

  • User account with administrative privileges is required to access Presto File Server on DSM
  • Certain transfer policies may not be applicable to users who are using earlier client versions
  • File transfer speed is highly dependent on the network environment
  • License must be activated on all Synology NAS to enable Site Express. Please visit the Presto File Server license page for more information on license plans

Synology Presto Client

Features

  • Connection to multiple servers to upload/download files at high-speed over WAN
  • Flexible configurations and unified user-interface to easily monitor all file transfer status

Specifications

  • Drag and drop operation to manage file transfers
  • Task Manager to monitor, prioritize and view transfer files
  • Search filters and criteria can be set to find files
  • Server addresses and account information can be remembered automatically
  • Upload/download bandwidth control can be applied to specific server sites
  • Automatic reconnection when network disconnection occurs
  • Multiple filename conflict policies to resolve filename conflicts and allow the transferred files to be overwritten, skipped, or renamed when filename conflicts occur
  • A single or multiple files can be downloaded to designated default folders by double clicking or right clicking the context menu
  • Transfer logs and system logs to review the IP, event, time, and transfer time of transfer tasks
  • File compression and encryption can be enabled between servers and clients
  • Supports usage through command-line interface
  • Supports executing Presto installer for Linux (Ubuntu), Windows, and macOS
  • Supports TLS and AES-128 for encrypted file transfers
  • Supports IPv6
  • Supports 2-step verification
  • Supports SSL verification

Limitations

  • File transfer speed will be at least as high as the configured rate, but the actual speed may vary depending on the local network environment, the server-side bandwidth limit, and the number of concurrent connections connected to the server

Synology Presto Automator

Features

  • Automated high-speed file transfer between clients and multiple servers with customizable transfer configurations, and scheduling services powered by SITA

Specifications

  • Transfer tasks between clients and multiple servers running Presto File Server can be created, scheduled, and viewed with detailed information of each task
  • Transfer tasks can continue running even when signed out of the current operation system
  • Transfer tasks can be scheduled by date and time or by event-triggers
  • Easy navigation to a local folder by clicking on its file path shown on the overview panel
  • Post-transfer actions include keeping the file, removing the file, or moving the file to a selected directory
  • Comprehensive overwrite policy for filename conflicts
  • Blacklist can be set to exclude selected file types from a file transfer task
  • Upload/download bandwidth control can be applied to specific server sites
  • File compression and encryption can be enabled between servers and clients
  • Logs to review and monitor task activities
  • Supports up to 10 concurrent file transfer tasks

Limitations

  • User account with administrative privileges is required to install Synology Presto Automator
  • OTP (one-time password) login is not supported
  • Editing tasks or servers in batches is not supported