Release Notes for Secure SignIn Service

Secure SignIn Service provides enhanced account security for your DSM. It allows passwordless logins and offers sign-in options in addition to basic 2-factor authentication methods.

Version: 1.0.5-0171


(2022-03-24)

Fixed Issues

  1. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.0.4-0158


(2022-02-17)

Important Note

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few days. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.

Compatibility and Installation

  1. This version is only compatible with DSM 7.1 Beta or above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where expired sign-in requests continuously appear in the Synology Secure SignIn mobile app.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.0.3-0138


(2021-08-31)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. This version is only compatible with DSM 7.0.1 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.0.2-0117


(2021-06-01)

Important Notes

  1. Users who are using Google Authenticator for OTP authentication and want to switch to Synology Secure SignIn mobile app must reconfigure OTP settings in DSM. Please note that doing so will automatically log out all Synology services that require 2-factor authentication. Users will need to sign in to these services again afterwards.

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Secure SignIn Service is compatible with DSM 7.0 and above.

What's New

  1. Secure SignIn Service enhances DSM account security and usability. Users can now sign in without entering their passwords. For strengthened account protection, users can adopt 2-factor authentication using OTP or other newly available sign-in methods as the second sign-in step.
    • Supports FIDO2-compliant hardware security keys.
    • Supports tapping a button on mobile devices to approve DSM sign-in requests. The Approve sign-in function is only supported by Synology Secure SignIn mobile app, which is available on iOS and Android platforms.
  2. Sends push notifications via Synology Secure SignIn mobile app when abnormal account logins occur.
  3. To learn more, please refer to the technical specifications.

Limitations

  1. The compatibility of hardware security keys may vary by manufacturer and model. Please refer to the compatibility list for more information.
  2. Due to different mechanisms used by Safari and Chrome, the Touch ID (built-in key on Mac computers) registered with Safari on macOS does not work with Chrome, and vice versa. If you need to sign in with Touch ID across browsers, set up Touch ID in DSM separately on both browsers.
  3. To receive the full functionalities of Synology Secure SignIn mobile app, users must sign in to Synology Account in DSM.

Version: 1.0.5-0171


(2022-03-24)

Fixed Issues

  1. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.0.4-0158


(2022-02-17)

Important Note

  1. The update is expected to be available in all regions within the next few days. The actual time of release may vary slightly depending on the region.

Compatibility and Installation

  1. This version is only compatible with DSM 7.1 Beta or above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where expired sign-in requests continuously appear in the Synology Secure SignIn mobile app.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.0.3-0138


(2021-08-31)

Compatibility and Installation

  1. This version is only compatible with DSM 7.0.1 and above.

Fixed Issues

  1. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.0.2-0117


(2021-06-01)

Important Notes

  1. Users who are using Google Authenticator for OTP authentication and want to switch to Synology Secure SignIn mobile app must reconfigure OTP settings in DSM. Please note that doing so will automatically log out all Synology services that require 2-factor authentication. Users will need to sign in to these services again afterwards.

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Secure SignIn Service is compatible with DSM 7.0 and above.

What's New

  1. Secure SignIn Service enhances DSM account security and usability. Users can now sign in without entering their passwords. For strengthened account protection, users can adopt 2-factor authentication using OTP or other newly available sign-in methods as the second sign-in step.
    • Supports FIDO2-compliant hardware security keys.
    • Supports tapping a button on mobile devices to approve DSM sign-in requests. The Approve sign-in function is only supported by Synology Secure SignIn mobile app, which is available on iOS and Android platforms.
  2. Sends push notifications via Synology Secure SignIn mobile app when abnormal account logins occur.
  3. To learn more, please refer to the technical specifications.

Limitations

  1. The compatibility of hardware security keys may vary by manufacturer and model. Please refer to the compatibility list for more information.
  2. Due to different mechanisms used by Safari and Chrome, the Touch ID (built-in key on Mac computers) registered with Safari on macOS does not work with Chrome, and vice versa. If you need to sign in with Touch ID across browsers, set up Touch ID in DSM separately on both browsers.
  3. To receive the full functionalities of Synology Secure SignIn mobile app, users must sign in to Synology Account in DSM.