DiskStation DS1817

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DiskStation DS1817

Powerful all-in-one private cloud solution

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.

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Network

Two built-in 10GBASE-T LAN ports 

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 and other Synology NAS. "Intelliversioning" keeps the most important file versions to better utilize storage space. Learn more

Cloud Station Sharesync

Cloud Station Drive

Cloud Station Server

DS Cloud

Ultimate file management and sharing

File Station is a web-based, fast and secure management tool built to allow easy, drag-and-drop operations without requiring any complex setup on Mac or PC. Advanced search and filtering tools allow for easy organization and file sharing. For complete compatibility, DS1817 supports the following protocols: AFP, FTP, iSCSI, NFS, SMB, and WebDAV.

Real-time collaboration on your private cloud

Synology 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.

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

  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

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.

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.

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Surveillance Station

Complete surveillance solution for recording, monitoring, and management.

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Desktop Backup

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

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Public Cloud Integration

Backup and synchronize data easily between your public cloud accounts and your NAS.

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DSM UI

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

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Security

Comprehensive built-in security tools are constantly updated to protect your devices against evolving threats.

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Multimedia

Complete multimedia solution for management, streaming, and playback.

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  • 1 Status indicator
  • 2 Alert indicator
  • 3 Drive status indicator
  • 4 Drive tray lock
  • 5 Power button and indicator
  • 6 LAN indicator
  • 7 Fan
  • 8 Power port
  • 9 Kensington Security Slot
  • 10 USB 3.0 port
  • 11 10GbE RJ-45 port
  • 12 1GbE RJ-45 port
  • 13 eSATA port
  • 14 Reset button

Hardware Specifications

CPU

CPU

CPU Model Annapurna Labs Alpine AL-314
CPU Architecture 32-bit
CPU Frequency Quad Core 1.7 GHz
Hardware Encryption Engine

Memory

Memory

System Memory 4 GB DDR3L
Memory Module Pre-installed 4 GB (4 GB x 1)
Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Expandable up to 8 GB (4 GB x 2)
Notes Synology reserves the right to replace memory modules with the same or higher frequency based on supplier's product life cycle status. Rest assured that the compatibility and stability have been strictly verified with the same benchmark to ensure identical performance.

Storage

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 128 TB (16 TB drive x 8) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Raw Capacity with Expansion Units 288 TB (128 TB + 16 TB drive x 10) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Single Volume Size* 108 TB
Hot Swappable Drive
Notes
  • "Compatible drive type" indicates the drives that have been tested to be compatible with Synology products. This term does not indicate the maximum connection speed of each drive bay.
  • The maximum raw capacity is not limited by the maximum single volume size. Synology NAS models may utilize capacities over the maximum single volume size as long as each volume created is below the limit. (Learn more)
  • Each internal volume (may consist of multiple drives) is expandable up to 108TB.

External Ports

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

File System

Internal Drives
  • EXT4
External Drives
  • EXT4
  • EXT3
  • FAT
  • NTFS
  • HFS+
  • exFAT*
Notes exFAT Access is purchased separately in Package Center.

Appearance

Appearance

Size (Height x Width x Depth) 157 mm x 340 mm x 233 mm
Weight 5.31 kg

Others

Others

System Fan 120 mm x 120 mm x 2 pcs
Fan Speed Mode
  • Cool Mode
  • Quiet Mode
Easy Replacement System Fan
Power Recovery
Noise Level* 24.2 dB(A)
Scheduled Power On / Off
Wake on LAN / WAN
Power Supply Unit / Adapter 250 W
AC Input Power Voltage 100 V to 240 V 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)
Notes
  • Power consumption is measured when it's fully loaded with Western Digital 1TB WD10EFRX hard drive(s).
  • Noise Level Testing Environment: Fully loaded with Seagate 2TB ST2000VN000 hard drive(s) in the idle state. Two G.R.A.S. Type 40AE microphones, each set up 1 meter away from the Synology NAS at the front and rear. Background noise: 16.49-17.51 dB(A); Temperature: 24.25-25.75˚C; Humidity: 58.2-61.8%

Temperature

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

Certification

  • EAC
  • CCC
  • RCM
  • KC
  • FCC
  • CE
  • BSMI

Warranty

Warranty

3 Years
Notes The warranty period starts from the purchase date as stated on your purchase receipt. (Learn more)

Environment

Environment

RoHS Compliant

Packaging Content

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

Optional Accessories

  • Surveillance Device License Pack
  • RAM1600DDR3-4G DDR3 non-ECC SO-DIMM
  • Expansion Unit: DX517 X 2
  • VS360HD
  • VS960HD

DSM Specifications

Storage Management

Storage Management

Maximum Internal Volume Number 64
Maximum iSCSI Target Number 128
Maximum iSCSI LUN 256
iSCSI LUN Clone/Snapshot, Windows ODX
SSD Read / Write Cache (White Paper)
SSD TRIM
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
  • RAID 10
Volume Expansion by Adding a HDD
  • Synology Hybrid RAID
  • JBOD
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6
Global Hot Spare Supported RAID Type
  • Synology Hybrid RAID
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6
  • RAID 10

File Services

File Services

File Protocol CIFS/AFP/NFS/FTP/WebDAV
Maximum Concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP Connections 500
Maximum Concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP Connections (with RAM expansion) 1,000
Windows Access Control List (ACL) Integration
NFS Kerberos Authentication

Account & Shared Folder

Account & Shared Folder

Maximum Local User Accounts 2,048
Maximum Local Groups 256
Maximum Shared Folder 256
Maximum Shared Folder Sync Tasks 8

High Availability

High Availability

Synology High Availability

Log Center

Log Center

Syslog Events per Second 400

Virtualization

Virtualization

VMware vSphere 6 with VAAI
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2016
Citrix Ready
OpenStack

General Specifications

General Specifications

Networking Protocols SMB1 (CIFS), SMB2, SMB3, NFSv3, NFSv4, NFSv4.1, NFS Kerberized sessions, iSCSI, HTTP, HTTPs, FTP, SNMP, LDAP, CalDAV
Supported Browsers
  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Edge
  • Internet Explorer 10 onwards
  • Safari 10 onwards
  • Safari (iOS 10 onwards)
  • Chrome (Android 6.0 onwards)
Supported Language English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Dansk, Norsk, Svenska, Nederlands, Русский, Polski, Magyar, Português do Brasil, Português Europeu, Türkçe, Český, ภาษาไทย, 日本語, 한국어, 繁體中文, 简体中文

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Central Management System

Central Management System

Synology Chat

Synology Chat

Maximum Users 800
Notes
  • The number of concurrent HTTP connections for Synology Chat was configured to the maximum.
  • For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.

Cloud Station Server

Cloud Station Server

Recommended Number of Hosted Files 500,000
Recommended Number of Concurrent Sync Clients 1,000 (the number of connections that can be maintained when the recommended number of hosted files was reached)
Notes
  • The maximum number of concurrently connected devices refers to the maximum number of devices that can remain connected at the same time.
  • The maximum number of hosted files refers to the maximum number of files that can be indexed and hosted by the Cloud Station Server service. RAM expansion was not used during testing.
  • Non-encrypted shared folders were used during the aforementioned testing.

Download Station

Download Station

Maximum Concurrent Download Tasks 50

exFAT Access (Optional)

exFAT Access (Optional)

Media Server

Media Server

DLNA Compliance

Moments

Moments

Facial Recognition

Surveillance Station

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 (1920x1080)
300 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
250 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
Total FPS (MJPEG)* 480 FPS @ 720p (1280x720)
300 FPS @ 1080p (1920x1080)
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.

Synology Drive

Synology Drive

Recommended Number of Hosted Files 500,000 (applies to files indexed or hosted by Synology Drive. For file access through other standard protocols, refer to the File Services section above)
Recommended Number of Concurrent Sync Clients 450 (the number of connections that can be maintained when the recommended number of hosted files was reached)
Notes
  • For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.
  • Exceeding the limits above may result in longer response time in file operations.
  • EXT4 file system and non-encrypted shared folders were used during the aforementioned testing.

Synology Office

Synology Office

Maximum Users 400
Notes
  • Multiple files were opened for testing and each file was edited by 30 users simultaneously.
  • CPU and RAM usage were both under 80% when the number of maximum users was reached.
  • 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

Video Station

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

VPN Server

Maximum Connections 20