RackStation RS814

Reliable & easily scalable 4-bay rackmount NAS server

RS814 is a reliable and easily scalable 4-bay Rackmount NAS designed to help businesses effectively store, protect, and share data, while enjoying rich enterprise features and stability within a budget.

Dual core CPU with floating-point unit enhances productivity

RS814 is equipped with the built-in floating-point unit which enhances the overall capability of the main CPU, enabling higher working efficiency, while 1GB RAM significantly increases RS814's multi-tasking power. RS814 delivers an average of over 121.74 MB/sec writing speed under RAID 5 configuration in a Windows® environment, and over 218.25 MB/sec reading.

Reliable redundancy mechanisms

RS814 comes with dual LAN failover support to ensure continual network service in case of LAN failure, while the hot-swappable design facilitates easy and risk-free hard drive replacement. The hard drive tray lock design further secures your hard drives from unauthorized or accidental withdrawal.

SuperSpeed USB 3.0 accelerates transfer rates

RS814 optimizes your working experiences by enabling faster and more efficient data transfers. To ensure scalability, RS814 provides an eSATA and two USB 3.0 interfaces in the back to speed up data transfer for external hard drives.

Robust scalability up to 48TB

When the storage capacity of RS814 is nearing its limit, additional storage can be easily added with Synology RX415 expansion unit which provides room for an additional 24TB volume, allowing for a total storage capacity of 48TB consisting of two 24TB volumes. Equipped with specially-designed locking connectors, Synology RX415 can be securely connected to RS814 via an eSATA cable.

Award winning OS - DiskStation Manager

Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) is a sleek, browser-based operating system running on every DiskStation and RackStation, which makes managing your Synology NAS a breeze. Featuring an intuitive user interface, DSM makes accessing and sharing your data smarter and simpler. Synology's Package Center lets you download and install useful add-on packages designed specifically for individual or business needs, meaning you can enjoy more entertainment in your life or better productivity at work. Learn more

Ultimate file center

File Station is a fast and secure feature for sharing and managing your files stored on RS814. Just drag-n-drop and upload data from Mac or PC. Advanced filters make it easy to search for documents, photos, or videos. With built-in FTP or email clients, RS814 lets you organize and share files through an advanced web application effortlessly. You can even share files and folders with others by simply sending a link. Files can be reached on mobile devices via the companion mobile app DS file. HTTPS, SSL/TSL encryption, and link expiry dates also ensure file sharing over the Internet is highly secure. Learn more

Connect your data quickly and easily

Synology aims to provide you the most convenient way to enjoy all services on RS814. With Synology QuickConnect, you don't have to deal with difficult DDNS setup. QuickConnect frees you from complicated router configuration and port-forwarding, so your entertainment and work files can be accessed on any computer, laptop, or mobile devices instantly without extra charge. Learn more

5 great reasons you will love Synology QuickConnectQuickConnectDDNS
Customizable IDVV
Skip network configuration VX
Eliminate port forwardingVX
Open to all usersVX
Works without public IP addressVX

Effective backup solution

Synology RS814 can serve as a centralized backup target. Whether you are a Windows or Mac user, you can back up everything on your computer directly to Synology NAS using Cloud Station. Whenever you modify a file, the changes are backed up to RS814 automatically. Mac users also enjoy native Apple® Time Machine support. You can also back up data from your RS814 to another DiskStation, rsync servers, external drives, or even Amazon® S3, Glacier cloud service, Microsoft Azure, SFR, and hicloud. "Backup & Replication" allows you to schedule backup tasks and restore the server to any particular point in time, while minimizing storage consumption and processing time by saving only the specific data block that has been changed between versions. Learn more

Your files anywhere with cloud service

RS814 brings you comprehensive cloud service. Cloud Station lets you sync files among DiskStations and multiple devices, including Windows PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, as well as Windows mobile devices, whereas 2-way sync allows file synchronization among different DiskStations. You can even sync your DiskStation with Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, Box, hubiC, and Baidu Cloud — establish your hybrid cloud to enjoy more storage flexibility and prevent data loss. Learn more

The most compatible sharing

Enjoy seamless files sharing across Windows®, Mac®, and Linux® platforms as RS814 offers comprehensive network protocol support including FTP, SMB2, AFP, NFS and WebDAV. With Windows AD and LDAP integration, RS814 can fit effortlessly into any existing network environment - there is no need for IT administrators to maintain two sets of credentials. You also won't worry about missing files with the Recycle Bin feature which is supported on AFP, CIFS, File Station, and WebDAV. All files deleted in a shared folder will be automatically moved into the Recycle Bin. Learn more

Fit into business environments easily

With the support of Windows AD, LDAP, and Domain Trust, RS814 enables seamless account integration. The User Home feature can automatically create a "home" folder for every user account to minimize the administrator's effort in repeatedly creating "home" folders for all accounts. Windows ACL support on RS814 allows IT administrators to fine tune access controls and set up privileges to files and folders on RS814 through the familiar Windows user interface. With compatibility for major protocols, RS814 can eliminate server configuration overhead and enhance IT administrators’ efficiency. Learn more

All-in-One server

Offering rich office applications, RS814 can serve as your multi-function server. With add-on packages Mail Server and Mail Station, RS814 can become a dedicated mail server, and let you enjoy complete webmail service. RS814 can become a VPN server or VPN client. The comprehensive VPN service let you access resources remotely while maintaining security protocols. As a printer server, RS814 minimizes businesses' operating costs by sharing printing resources throughout the office. Administration and network tools, such as DNS Server, Directory Server, RADIUS Server, DHCP Server, and Log Center help you manage IT deployment and policies more efficiently. Maximize resource utilization with RS814! Learn more

Eco-friendly NAS server

All Synology NAS is designed with energy efficiency in mind. RS814 only consumes 17.77W in HDD Hibernation and 28.91W in access. The support of Wake on LAN/WAN and scheduled power on and off can further reduce power consumption and operation cost. Synology acknowledges the responsibility as a global citizen, so all Synology products are produced with RoHS compliant parts and packed with recyclable packing materials.

* The power consumption figures may vary on different environments.

Notes:
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  1. The performance figures vary on different environments.
  2. RS814+/RS814RP+ supports up to one Synology RX415, purchased separately
  3. Learn more about the compatibility of hard drives, please click here.
Hardware Specifications
CPU
CPU Model MARVELL Armada XP MV78230
CPU Frequency Dual Core 1.33 GHz
Floating Point
Hardware Encryption Engine
Memory
System Memory 1 GB DDR3
Storage
Drive Bay(s) 4
Maximum Drive Bays with Expansion Unit 8
Compatible Drive Type
  • 3.5" SATA(III) / SATA(II) HDD
  • 2.5" SATA(III) / SATA(II) HDD
  • 2.5" SATA(III) / SATA(II) SSD
Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 24 TB (6 TB HDD X 4) (Capacity may vary by RAID types) (See All Supported HDD)
Hot Swappable Drive
External Ports
USB 3.0 Port 2
eSATA Port 1
File System
Internal Drives EXT4
External Drives
  • EXT4
  • EXT3
  • FAT
  • NTFS
  • HFS+ (Read Only, with max. volume size 2TB)
Appearance
Size (Height X Width X Depth) 44 mm X 430.5 mm X 457.5 mm
Weight 6.37 kg
Others
RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port 2 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)
Wake on LAN/WAN
System Fan 40 mm X 40 mm X 3 pcs
Fan Speed Mode
  • Cool Mode
  • Quiet Mode
Wireless Support (dongle)
Noise Level* 25.1 dB(A)
Power Recovery
Scheduled Power On/Off
Power Supply Unit / Adapter 200W
AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC
Power Frequency 50/60 HZ, Single Phase
Power Consumption* / British Thermal Unit 28.91 W / 98.65 BTU/hr (Access)
17.77 W / 60.63 BTU/hr (HDD Hibernation)
Environment Temperature
Operating Temperature 5°C to 35°C (40°F to 95°F)
Storage Temperature -10°C to 70°C (15°F to 155°F)
Relative Humidity 5% to 95% RH
Certification
  • FCC Class A
  • CE Class A
  • BSMI Class A
Warranty 3 Years
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 Single Volume Size 16 TB
Maximum Internal Volume Number 256
Maximum iSCSI Target Number 10
Maximum iSCSI LUN 256
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
  • JBOD
  • RAID 6 (with Expansion Unit)
Global Hot Spare Supported RAID Type
  • Synology Hybrid RAID
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 5
  • RAID 6 (with Expansion Unit)
  • RAID 10 (with Expansion Unit)
File Sharing Capacity
Maximum User Accounts 2048
Maximum Groups 256
Maximum Shared Folder 256
Maximum Shared Folder Sync Tasks 4
Maximum Concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP Connections 256
Windows Access Control List (ACL) Integration
NFS Kerberos Authentication
Log Center
Syslog Events per Second 400
Add-on Packages (See more)
Antivirus Essential
Audio Station
Cloud Station
Maximum Concurrent File Transfers 256
Cloud Sync
Directory Server
DNS Server
Download Station
Maximum Concurrent Download Tasks 50
Glacier Backup
HiDrive Backup
iTunes Server
Java Manager
Mail Server
Mail Station
Media Server
DLNA Certification
Note Station
Photo Station
RADIUS Server
Surveillance Station
Maximum IP cam (Licenses required) 16 (including 2 Free License) (See All Supported IP Cameras)
Total FPS (H.264)* 480 FPS @ 720p (1280x800)
160 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
120 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
70 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
Total FPS (MJPEG)* 270 FPS @ 720p (1280x800)
135 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
90 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
60 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
Time Backup
Maximum Task Number 4
Video Station
VPN Server
Maximum Connections 15
Notes Surveillance Station throughput is tested with Axis P1347 (1280X720); FPS set to 30 at every channel.
Environment & Packaging
Environment RoHS Compliant
Packaging Content
  • Main Unit X 1
  • Installation Disc X 1
  • Welcome Note X 1
  • Accessory Pack X 1
  • AC Power Cord X 1
Optional Accessories
  • Remote
  • Camera License Pack
  • Expansion Unit: RX415 X 1
  • VS240HD
  • Synology RKS1314 - Rail Kit Sliding
  • Synology RKM114 - Rail Kit Mounted
General
Networking Protocols
  • CIFS
  • AFP
  • NFS
  • FTP
  • WebDAV
  • CalDAV
  • iSCSI
  • Telnet
  • SSH
  • SNMP
  • VPN (PPTP, OpenVPN)
Management
  • Auto DSM Upgrade
  • Push Notification – MSN/Skype/Mobile Devices
  • Email/SMS Notification
  • Customized User Quota
  • Customized Administrator/User Group
  • Syslog Support
  • DDNS Support
  • IPv6 Support
  • VLAN Support
  • PPPoE
  • Hotspot
  • Resource Monitor
  • Connection Manager
  • UPS Management
  • Scheduled Power On/Off
  • Custom Management UI HTTP/HTTPS Ports
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 XP or later
  • Mac OS X 10.5 or later
  • Ubuntu 9.04 or later
Supported Browsers
  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Internet Explorer 8 or later
  • Safari 5 or later
  • Safari (iOS 5 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