DiskStation DS1817

Powerful all-in-one private cloud solution

DS1817

High capacity, fully-featured powerhouse

DS1817 is a powerful, scalable 8-bay NAS delivering outstanding data transfer rates. With built-in dual 10GbE LAN ports in addition to dual Gigabit ports, DS1817 supports Link Aggregation and failover functions for maximum performance and service continuity.

CPU

Quad-core 1.7GHz

Memory

4GB DDR3L, up to 8GB

High Performance

1,577 MB/s sequential reading

Scalability

Up to 18 drives with two DX517 expansion units

Synchronize files across your devices

Cloud Station Suite provides real-time data synchronization across all your devices, such as computers, mobile devices, and other Synology NAS whenever a file is modified. “Intelliversioning” keeps the most important file versions to better utilize storage space. Learn more

Ultimate file management and sharing

File Station is a web-based, fast and secure management tool built to allow easy, drag-and-drop operation without requiring any complex setup on Mac or PC. Advanced search and filtering tools allow for easy organization and sharing of files with just a link. Supports SMB, FTP, AFP, NFS, WebDAV, compatible with any environment.

Real-time collaboration on your private cloud

Office is a collaboration package combining the convenience and usability of public clouds with the data privacy and security guaranteed by private clouds. It allows you to work seamlessly together on documents and spreadsheets in a protected environment.

  1. Real-time collaboration on the same online documents to boost productivity
  2. Instant communication on Synology Chat during the editing of documents or spreadsheets
  3. Version control for you to navigate all the changes and retrieve previous versions with just a click
  4. Insert suggestions in Revision Mode, while letting users enjoy the flexibility of choosing whether or not to accept the modifications.

Real-time collaboration on the same online documents to boost productivity

Instant communication on Synology Chat during the editing of documents or spreadsheets

Version control for you to navigate all the changes and retrieve previous versions with just a click

Insert suggestions in Revision Mode, while letting users enjoy the flexibility of choosing whether or not to accept the modifications.

Real-time collaboration on your private cloud

Office is a collaboration package combining the convenience and usability of public clouds with the data privacy and security guaranteed by private clouds. It allows you to work seamlessly together on documents and spreadsheets in a protected environment.

Maximize system uptime with Synology High Availability (SHA)

Enjoy a complete hardware and data redundancy solution with Synology High Availability (SHA) in case of unforeseen disasters. After joining two Synology NAS devices to form a high-availability cluster, the NAS acting as the active server will handle all data operations and services, while cloning the entire system to the passive standby server. Learn more

Automatic failover

Real-time protection, minimum data loss

No-hassle installation and maintenance

Maximize service availability for virtualization through iSCSI

Fully certified storage virtualization solutions

Synology iSCSI storage fully supports most virtualization solutions to enhance work efficiency with easy management interface. VMware vSphere 6 and VAAI integration helps offload storage operations and optimizes computation efficiency. Windows Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX) speeds up data transfer and migration rate. OpenStack Cinder support turns your Synology NAS into a block-based storage component.

Surveillance Station

Complete home surveillance solution for recording and monitoring. Learn more

Desktop Backup

Simplified backup solution for your Mac, PC, and mobile devices. Learn more

Public Cloud Integration

Easily backup and synchronize to and from your public cloud accounts. Learn more

DSM UI

Award-winning operating system with an intuitive user interface and powerful capabilities. Learn more

Security

Comprehensive built-in security utilities constantly updated to tackle evolving threats and protect your devices. Learn more

Multimedia

Complete multimedia solution for management, streaming, and playback. Learn more Learn more

Hardware Specifications
CPU
CPU Model Annapurna Labs Alpine AL-314
CPU Architecture 32-bit
CPU Frequency Quad Core 1.7 GHz
Hardware Encryption Engine
Memory
System Memory 4 GB DDR3L
Memory Module Pre-installed 4 GB x 1
Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Expandable up to 8 GB (4 GB x 2)
Storage
Drive Bays 8
Maximum Drive Bays with Expansion Unit 18
Compatible Drive Type* (See all supported drives)
  • 3.5" SATA HDD
  • 2.5" SATA HDD
  • 2.5" SATA SSD
Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 80 TB (10 TB drive x 8) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Raw Capacity with Expansion Units 180 TB (10 TB drive x 18) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Single Volume Size 108 TB
Hot Swappable Drive
External Ports
RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port 2 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)
RJ-45 10GbE LAN Port 2 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)
USB 3.0 Port 2
eSATA Port 2
File System
Internal Drives EXT4
External Drives
  • EXT4
  • EXT3
  • FAT
  • NTFS
  • HFS+
  • exFAT*
Notes exFAT Access is purchased separately in Package Center.
Appearance
Size (Height x Width x Depth) 157 mm x 340 mm x 233 mm
Weight 5.31 kg
Others
System Fan 120 mm x 120 mm x 2 pcs
Fan Speed Mode
  • Cool Mode
  • Quiet Mode
Easy Replacement System Fan
Wireless Support (dongle)
Power Recovery
Noise Level* 24.2 dB(A)
Scheduled Power On/Off
Wake on LAN/WAN
Power Supply Unit / Adapter 250W
AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC
Power Frequency 50/60 Hz, Single Phase
Power Consumption* 59.1 W (Access)
26.4 W (HDD Hibernation)
British Thermal Unit 201.66 BTU/hr (Access)
90.08 BTU/hr (HDD Hibernation)
Environment Temperature
Operating Temperature 5°C to 40°C (40°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)
Relative Humidity 5% to 95% RH
Certification
  • FCC Class B
  • CE Class B
  • BSMI Class B
Warranty 3 Year Hardware Warranty
Notes
  • Power consumption is measured when fully loaded with Western Digital 1TB WD10EFRX hard drive(s).
  • Noise Level Testing Environment: Fully loaded with Seagate 1TB ST31000520AS hard drive(s) in idle; Two G.R.A.S. Type 40AE microphones, each set up at 1 meter away from the Synology NAS front and rear; Background noise: 16.49-17.51 dB(A); Temperature: 24.25-25.75˚C; Humidity: 58.2-61.8%
DSM Specifications ( See more )
Storage Management
Maximum Internal Volume Number 256
Maximum iSCSI Target Number 32
Maximum iSCSI LUN 256
iSCSI LUN Clone/Snapshot, Windows ODX
Supported RAID Type
  • Synology Hybrid RAID
  • Basic
  • JBOD
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6
  • RAID 10
RAID Migration
  • Basic to RAID 1
  • Basic to RAID 5
  • RAID 1 to RAID 5
  • RAID 5 to RAID 6
Volume Expansion with Larger HDDs
  • Synology Hybrid RAID
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6
Volume Expansion by Adding a HDD
  • Synology Hybrid RAID
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6
  • JBOD
Global Hot Spare Supported RAID Type
  • Synology Hybrid RAID
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6
  • RAID 10
SSD Support
SSD Read/Write Cache (White Paper)
SSD TRIM
File Sharing Capacity
Maximum Local User Accounts 2048
Maximum Local Groups 256
Maximum Shared Folder 256
Maximum Shared Folder Sync Tasks 4
Maximum Concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP Connections 1024
Windows Access Control List (ACL) Integration
NFS Kerberos Authentication
High Availability Manager
Log Center
Syslog Events per Second 400
Virtualization
VMware vSphere 6 with VAAI
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Citrix Ready
OpenStack
Add-on Packages (learn more about the complete add-on package list)
Central Management System
Chat
Maximum Users 150
Notes
  • The number of concurrent HTTP connections for Chat was configured to the maximum.
  • For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.
Cloud Station Server
Maximum Concurrent File Transfers 1024
Maximum Concurrent File Transfers (with RAM expansion) 1200
Download Station
Maximum Concurrent Download Tasks 50
exFAT Access (optional)
Media Server
DLNA Compliance
Office
Maximum Users 150
Maximum Simultaneous Editing Users 40
Notes
  • For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.
  • Client performance may affect maximum simultaneous editing users. Client PCs used for testing: Intel Core i3-3220 / 8GB RAM
Surveillance Station
Maximum IP cam (Licenses required) 30 (including 2 Free License) (See All Supported IP Cameras)
Total FPS (H.264)* 900 FPS @ 720p (1280x720)
480 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
300 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
250 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
Total FPS (MJPEG)* 480 FPS @ 720p (1280x720)
300 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
250 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
200 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
Notes Surveillance Station throughput is tested with Axis network camera, using continuous recording with live view from Surveillance Station and motion detection by camera. Live view and recording are sharing the same stream from the camera.
Video Station
Video Transcoding Group 1 - Type 2 (See more)
Maximum Transcoding Channel Number 1 channel, 30 FPS @ 720p (1280x720), H.264 (AVC)/MPEG-4 Part 2 (XVID, DIVX5)/MPEG-2/VC-1
VPN Server
Maximum Connections 15
Environment & Packaging
Environment RoHS Compliant
Packaging Content
  • Main Unit X 1
  • Welcome Note X 1
  • Accessory Pack X 1
  • AC Power Cord X 1
  • RJ-45 LAN Cable X 2
Optional Accessories
  • Surveillance Device License Pack
  • 4GB DDR3 RAM Module
  • Expansion Unit: DX517 X 2
  • VS360HD
General
Networking Protocols
  • CIFS
  • AFP
  • NFS
  • FTP
  • WebDAV
  • CalDAV
  • iSCSI
  • Telnet
  • SSH
  • SNMP
  • VPN (PPTP, OpenVPN)
Windows AD Domain Integration Domain Users login via Samba/AFP/FTP/File Station
HDD Management
  • HDD Hibernation
  • S.M.A.R.T.
  • Dynamic Bad Sector Mapping
Security
  • FTP over SSL/TLS
  • IP Auto-Block
  • Firewall
  • Encrypted Network Backup over Rsync
  • HTTPS Connection
Utilities Synology Assistant
Supported Clients
  • Windows 7 or above
  • Mac OS X 10.10 or above
Supported Browsers
  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Internet Explorer 9 or later
  • Safari 8 or later
  • Safari (iOS 7.0 or later on iPad)
  • Chrome (Android 4.0 on tablets)
Supported Language English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Dansk, Norsk, Svenska, Nederlands, Русский, Polski, Magyar, Português do Brasil, Português Europeu, Türkçe, Český, 日本語, 한국어, 繁體中文, 简体中文

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