Virtual Machine Manager


  • Run multiple instances of virtual machines on a cluster of multiple Synology NAS servers
  • 4 GB RAM or more is required to run Virtual DSM
  • Virtual Machine Manager is not supported on hosts running Synology High Availability
  • The maximum number of virtual machines per host is 48, and is subject to system memory. Learn more
  • Recommended virtual machine instances: 24 Learn more
  • Recommended Virtual DSM number (Licenses required): 24 (including 1 free license)

The following features require Virtual Machine Manager Pro License:

  • Perform live migration of virtual machines by relocating a virtual machine from one host to another without interruption
  • Supports High Availability of virtual machines for clusters with more than 3 hosts
  • Supports Protection Plan to protect virtual machines with scheduled snapshot and replication