Release Notes for Synology Drive Server

Synology Drive Server is a comprehensive solution for file storage, management, sharing, and synchronization. It is equipped with Synology Drive Admin Console for centralized management and monitoring, Synology Drive for file access via web portal, and Synology Drive ShareSync for synchronization across Synology NAS devices.

Version: 3.1.0-22920


(2022-04-06)

Important Notes

  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. Only Synology Drive Client 3.1 and above versions are compatible with this version of Synology Drive Server.
  2. The Universal Viewer package will be automatically installed when user installs or updates to Synology Drive Server 3.1.

What's New

Synology Drive Admin Console

  1. Supports converting the indexing scope of "My Drive" from "/home/Drive" to "/home". For newly installed Synology Drive Server, this setting is applied by default. Learn more

  2. Supports exporting sharing link reports that include detailed information about all sharing links in the selected folders. This function is located in the Sharing tab in Settings.

  3. Supports displaying the software versions of client devices in the Client List.
  4. Restructured the sharing configuration page in Settings for better user experience.
  5. Supports only exporting logs that have been filtered.

Synology Drive ShareSync

  1. Revamped the connection setup flow to enhance user experience.
  2. Added support to keep locally deleted files on the remote server when selecting the "Upload data to the remote Synology Drive server only" option.

Synology Drive (web portal)

  1. Revamped the mobile sharing page, allowing users to browse shared files directly via browsers on mobile devices.
  2. Modified the default keyword search to be restricted to file names only. Searching within file contents is only enabled when the option is ticked in advanced search.
  3. Updated to be compatible with Advanced Media Extensions (AME) 2.0.0. Learn more

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where users might encounter the message "Service is not enabled" when using Synology Drive ShareSync.

Version: 3.0.3-22689


(2022-01-11)

Important Notes

  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.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where folders downloaded from the web portal could not be opened.
  2. Fixed an issue where Synology Drive triggers unnecessary DSM desktop notifications for files that were filtered out in Synology Drive ShareSync tasks.
  3. Fixed an issue where the public sharing page might display as blank.
  4. Fixed an issue where editing files generated version rotation logs even when versioning was disabled.
  5. Fixed an issue where syncing symbolic links might fail when versioning was disabled.
  6. Fixed an issue where signing in to Synology Drive web portal might fail for domain users whose usernames include Cyrillic letters.

Version: 3.0.2-22682


(2021-11-02)

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where file paths in search results might not be displayed properly.
  2. Fixed an issue where Hybrid Share team folders might be disabled after users updated the Hybrid Share package.
  3. Fixed minor bugs.

Version: 3.0.1-22675


(2021-08-12)

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where syncing files with symbolic links via Synology Drive Client or Synology Drive ShareSync might fail.
  2. Fixed an issue where DSM automatic logout function cannot work properly when Synology Drive Server is installed.
  3. Fixed an issue where temp files were not automatically deleted and may take up storage when syncing from Synology Drive Client was interrupted.
  4. Fixed the issue where file sharing pages could not be properly displayed.

Version: 3.0.1-22674


(2021-08-05)

Important Notes

  1. This version is replaced by Synology Drive Server 3.0.1-22675 to fix the issue where file sharing pages could not be properly displayed.

Version: 3.0.1-22667


(2021-06-29)

What's New

  1. Enhanced the stability of system performance by increasing the number of hosted files. The number varies by Synology NAS model and can be found in the model's respective software specifications.

Bug Fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where the corrupted database cannot be deleted after updating to Synology Drive 3.0.
  2. Fixed an issue where pausing and then resuming file uploads from Synology Drive Client creates temp files that could not be removed.

Version: 3.0.0-22663


(2021-06-01)

Important Notes

  1. The public sharing function in the Permission tab is moved to the Public Link (previously named Advanced Protection Link) tab to strengthen security settings.
  2. The option "Utilize unused memory as database cache to improve search performance" is removed on models with less than 2 GB of memory to prevent accidental memory shortage and system failure.

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Synology Drive Server 3.0 and above no longer support Cloud Station Suite applications. If you are using any Cloud Station Suite applications (Cloud Station Server, Cloud Station Drive, Cloud Station Backup, Cloud Station ShareSync, or DS cloud), you must switch to their counterparts in the Synology Drive Suite to ensure compatibility.
  2. Connected Synology Drive client applications, including Synology Drive Client and Synology Drive ShareSync, must be updated to version 3.0 or above to ensure compatibility.
  3. To preview HEIC files and for enhanced browsing experience in Synology Drive, we recommend installing Advanced Media Extensions in Package Center.
  4. Updated to be compatible with DSM 7.0.

What's New

General
  1. Enhanced server stability when storing a large number of files.
  2. Enhanced sync performance of Synology Drive Client when renaming files or folders on Synology NAS.
  3. Supports displaying a tray menu in DSM desktop when Team Folder is enabled that provides indexing progress and options to pause or delay indexing.
Synology Drive Admin Console
  1. Enhanced the dashboard in Synology Drive Admin Console to provide detailed package information:
    • Health status of Synology Drive Server
    • An overview of client devices
    • Client connection time
    • Top externally accessed files
    • Package usage trend
  2. Provides more granular file-sharing settings for administrators, including enforcing password protection and expiration date protection when sharing files publicly, disallowing users to share files publicly or internally, or only allowing specific users or groups to share files publicly.
  3. Enhanced event logs to provide detailed information about file changes, such as file sharing and restoration.
  4. Supports transferring file ownership to other users to prevent data loss.
  5. Supports displaying nicknames instead of usernames to identify users more easily in Synology Drive web portal.
  6. Supports enabling Synology Hybrid Share folder as Team Folder to access files via Synology Drive, providing the option to use C2 Storage bandwidth directly when accessing files over the Internet.
Synology Drive Web Portal
  1. Supports listing publicly shared files in "Shared with others" tab for easy file link management.
  2. Supports previewing file contents (such as PDF, TXT, JPEG, ZIP) without downloading them.
  3. Supports displaying personal storage usage in Settings.
  4. Enhanced the search function by changing the default search settings from "search all locations" to "search in current location" and by providing location labels in search box for better display.
  5. Supports zooming in file preview to 800%.
  6. Supports previewing .psd files of up to 500 MB in size.
Synology Drive ShareSync
  1. Supports syncing homes folder to facilitate cross-office collaboration.

Version: 3.0.3-12689


(2022-01-11)

Important Notes

  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.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where folders downloaded from the web portal could not be opened.
  2. Fixed an issue where Synology Drive triggers unnecessary DSM desktop notifications for files that were filtered out in Synology Drive ShareSync tasks.
  3. Fixed an issue where the public sharing page might display as blank.
  4. Fixed an issue where editing files generated version rotation logs even when versioning was disabled.
  5. Fixed an issue where syncing symbolic links might fail when versioning was disabled.
  6. Fixed an issue where signing in to Synology Drive web portal might fail for domain users whose usernames include Cyrillic letters.

Version: 3.0.2-12682


(2021-10-26)

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where file paths in search results might not be displayed properly.
  2. Fixed minor bugs.

Version: 3.0.1-12674


(2021-08-05)

Important Notes

  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.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed an issue where syncing files with symbolic links via Synology Drive Client or Synology Drive ShareSync might fail.
  2. Fixed an issue where DSM automatic logout function cannot work properly when Synology Drive Server is installed.
  3. Fixed an issue where temp files were not automatically deleted and may take up storage when syncing from Synology Drive Client was interrupted.

Version: 3.0.1-12667


(2021-06-29)

Important Notes

  1. The public sharing function in the Permission tab is moved to the Public Link (previously named Advanced Protection Link) tab to strengthen security settings.
  2. The option "Utilize unused memory as database cache to improve search performance" is removed on models with less than 2 GB of memory to prevent accidental memory shortage and system failure.

Compatibility and Installation

  1. Synology Drive Server 3.0 and above no longer support Cloud Station Suite applications. If you are using any Cloud Station Suite applications (Cloud Station Server, Cloud Station Drive, Cloud Station Backup, Cloud Station ShareSync, or DS cloud), you must switch to their counterparts in the Synology Drive Suite to ensure compatibility.
  2. Connected Synology Drive client applications, including Synology Drive Client and Synology Drive ShareSync, must be updated to version 3.0 or above to ensure compatibility.
  3. To preview HEIC files and for an enhanced browsing experience in Synology Drive, we recommend installing Advanced Media Extensions in Package Center.

What's New

General
  1. Enhanced the stability of system performance by increasing the number of hosted files. The number varies by Synology NAS model and can be found in the model's respective software specifications.
  2. Enhanced sync performance of Synology Drive Client when renaming files or folders on Synology NAS.
  3. Supports displaying a tray menu in DSM desktop when Team Folder is enabled that provides indexing progress and options to pause or delay indexing.
Synology Drive Admin Console
  1. Enhanced the dashboard in Synology Drive Admin Console to provide detailed package information:
    • Health status of Synology Drive Server
    • An overview of client devices
    • Client connection time
    • Top externally accessed files
    • Package usage trend
  2. Provides more granular file-sharing settings for administrators, including enforcing password protection and expiration date protection when sharing files publicly, disallowing users to share files publicly or internally, or only allowing specific users or groups to share files publicly.
  3. Enhanced event logs to provide detailed information about file changes, such as file sharing and restoration.
  4. Supports transferring file ownership to other users to prevent data loss.
  5. Supports displaying nicknames instead of usernames to identify users more easily in Synology Drive web portal.
Synology Drive Web Portal
  1. Supports listing publicly shared files in "Shared with others" tab for easy file link management.
  2. Supports previewing file contents (such as PDF, TXT, JPEG, ZIP) without downloading them.
  3. Supports displaying personal storage usage in Settings.
  4. Enhanced the search function by changing the default search settings from "search all locations" to "search in current location" and by providing location labels in search box for better display.
  5. Supports zooming in file preview to 800%.
  6. Supports previewing .psd files of up to 500 MB in size.
Synology Drive ShareSync
  1. Supports syncing homes folder to facilitate cross-office collaboration.

Bug Fixed

  1. Fixed the issue where the UI display of the search bar might be incorrect when upgrading to Synology Drive 3.0 Beta.
  2. Fixed an issue where pausing and then resuming file uploads from Synology Drive Client creates temp files that could not be removed.

Version: 2.0.4-11112


(2021-03-09)

Bug fixed

  1. Fixed an issue where downloading large files via the web portal might fail.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 2.0.3-11102


(2020-12-17)

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.

Bug Fixed

  1. Fixed the issue where the Start Time of the device connection in the Client List might be incorrect.
  2. Fixed the issue where deleting and creating a user with the same name might make the user's home folder unencryptable.
  3. Fixed the issue where restoring a parent folder via Version Explorer might not restore the files inside.
  4. Fixed the issue where Synology Office files couldn't be restored when admin users are disabled.
  5. Fixed the issue where the display of search results in snippet view might be abnormal when the computer's screen resolution is 1366x768.
  6. Fixed the issue where temp files are created when the user starts a new download task while a previous download task is still ongoing.

Version: 2.0.2-11078


(2020-05-12)

Bug fixed

  1. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 2.0.2-11076


(2020-04-14)

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.

What's New

  1. Added a tip in Synology Drive Admin Console to explain why certain Team Folders cannot be enabled.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed the issue where users cannot view publicly shared folders through iOS Safari browser.
  2. Fixed the issue where changing the display language might fail.
  3. Fixed the issue where database upgrade might fail when upgrading from Cloud Station Server.
  4. Fixed the issue where administrators have access to shared folders which they had no permission to.
  5. Fixed the issue where exporting logs might fail on Chrome version 75.
  6. Fixed the issue where syncing extension attributes of files on macOS through Synology Drive ShareSync might fail when the connection is unstable.
  7. Fixed the issue where syncing performance on Btrfs file system might be reduced after it has been in use for a period of time.
  8. Fixed the issue where backing up Synology Drive Server via Hyper Backup under heavy server workload might result in the package not functioning properly.
  9. Fixed the issue where users who are already logged in are unable to open the settings page of publicly shared files.

Version: 2.0.1-11061


(2019-10-01)

What’s New

  1. Enhanced the performance when backing up Synology Drive package via Hyper Backup.
  2. Shortened the time required for updating the Synology Drive Server package to 2.0 or above version.
  3. Allows system hibernation when there is no connection to Synology Drive server.

Fixed Issues

  1. Fixed the issue where backing up Synology Drive Server to Synology C2 via Hyper Backup might fail due to incorrect backup source size estimation.
  2. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 2.0.0-11050


(2019-07-09)

Important Note

  1. Synology Drive Server package is previously named Synology Drive.

Compatibility & Installation

  1. Synology Drive Server will be gradually rolling out to global users.
  2. Synology Drive Server package requires DSM 6.2.2 or above.
  3. After installing Synology Drive Server, Cloud Station Server and/or Cloud Station ShareSync will be replaced and safely migrated to Synology Drive Server. (Learn more)

What's new

  1. Synology Drive Server now comes with Synology Drive ShareSync for NAS sync client.
  2. Enhanced synchronization performance for stable concurrent client connection.
  3. Added support for retaining the shared links created in /home/CloudStation when upgrading from Cloud Station Server.
  4. Added option to file sharing link for disallowing the downloading and copying of files and their contents.
  5. Added granular permission roles for file collaboration.
  6. Added “Get link” feature for all users with permission to browse the files.
  7. Added drop-down action menu at current folder path bar.
  8. Added periodical version cleanup option in Synology Drive Admin Console.
  9. Added recycle bin cleanup option in Synology Drive Admin Console.
  10. Aligned display date and time formats with DSM.
  11. Added support for anonymous users to browse documents with PDF Viewer or Document Viewer via sharing links.
  12. Added option to customize the domain for sharing link in Synology Drive Admin Console.
  13. Optimized file listing performance and user experience when a large number of domain users are enabled.

Version: 1.1.4-10580


(2019-03-19)
  1. Enhanced server performance.
  2. Fixed an issue where file version might not rotate properly.
  3. Fixed an issue where renaming files might fail.
  4. Fixed an issue where service might fail to start when the system is under heavy loading.
  5. Fixed an issue where server might respond abnormally slow if used by a large number of concurrent domain users.
  6. Fixed an issue where downloading logs of Drive package might occupy storage capacity abnormally.
  7. Fixed an issue where renaming a folder might cause desktop application log to incorrectly describe the action as download.
  8. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.3-10570


(2018-12-18)
  1. Fixed an issue where users might not be able to launch Drive after upgrading the package when there is no enabled Shared Folder for Drive.
  2. Fixed an issue where deleting files on the server might cause the client unable to complete synchronization.
  3. Fixed an issue where the photo viewer might not display properly.
  4. Fixed an issue where the “Created time” of a folder might be incorrect when users move files to it.
  5. Fixed an issue where file modification via file protocols might cause incorrect notification via Chat integration.
  6. Fixed an issue where newly added files could not be searched if users stops the package right after adding them.
  7. Fixed an issue where file listing of the Team Folder on the web portal might be incorrect when the Team Folder is moved to a different volume.
  8. Fixed an issue where downloading folders containing Office files via Advanced Protection Links might fail.
  9. Fixed an issue where version rotation and storage occupation might be faulty when users set the maximum version number as zero.
  10. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.2-10562


(2018-09-05)
  1. Enhanced server performance.

  2. Requires Video Station 2.4.3 or above to play videos via its integrated player on Drive application webpage.

  3. Fixed an issue where files might not appear correctly in Recent under CATEGORIES.

  4. Fixed an issue where sub-folder synchronization tasks might be abnormal after moving files to its parent folder and renaming it.

  5. Fixed an issue where setting and mailing advanced protection links might fail when accessing the sharing settings via a photo viewer.

  6. Fixed an issue where Drive might fail to run after renaming and reactivating a user account.

  7. Fixed multiple issues that might cause service to terminate.

  8. Fixed a security vulnerability. (Synology-SA-18:50)

  9. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.1.1-10551


(2018-07-30)
  1. Enhanced web portal performance when using LDAP account system.

  2. Fixed an issue where system response time of synchronization task and system notification might delay when the server is under heavy loading.

  3. Fixed an issue where an insufficient permission error might appear on the client application when the server is under heavy loading.

  4. Fixed an issue where sub-folder synchronization might be abnormal after moving sub-folder files to its parent, sibling or child folders on a web portal.

  5. Fixed an issue where advanced protection links might be unavailable when the default application privilege of Drive is not granted to users.

  6. Fixed an issue where upgrading from Cloud Station 3.1 and below versions to Drive might fail.

Version: 1.1.0-10544


(2018-06-28)

What’s new

Performance enhancement

  1. Enhanced the performance for renaming files.
  2. Enhanced the performance and stability of database.

Drive

  1. Supports advanced protection links to add password and validity period for public file sharing link.
  2. Supports search in current location when the search target is within current folder.
  3. Supports various hotkeys for efficient file management.
  4. Supports managing connected mobile devices on the client list.
  5. Supports displaying editors’ names on the version history of regular files.
  6. Supports previewing the file when accessing single shared file via the file sharing link.
  7. Supports thumbnail previews when accessing folders via file sharing links.

Drive Admin Console

  1. Supports restoring and downloading Office files.
  2. Supports adjusting indexing items and scope.


Fixed issues

  1. Fixed an issue where enabling multiple folders with large number of files might cause the items in the folders fail to be displayed on web portal.
  2. Fixed an issue where continuous file modifications might cause package crash.
  3. Fixed an issue where .tif/.tiff files might fail to be previewed.
  4. Fixed an issue where unmounting volumes which are not used by Drive might cause Drive service to be interrupted.
  5. Fixed an issue where synchronization might fail to be completed after a large number of clients reconnect.
  6. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.0.3-10281


(2018-05-08)
  1. Enhanced the stability of connection.
  2. Supports viewing shared regular documents via internal sharing links with Document Viewer and PDF Viewer.
  3. Fixed an issue where package might fail to run after system’s abnormal shutdown.
  4. Fixed an issue where file operations might fail.
  5. Fixed an issue where Office files might fail to open.
  6. Fixed an issue where continuous file modifications might cause package crash.
  7. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.0.2-10275


(2018-03-21)

What’s new

  1. Supports exporting logs from Drive Admin Console.

Fixed issues

  1. Enhanced database stability when power failure occurs during database upgrade. 
  2. Fixed an issue where the package might fail to run properly.
  3. Fixed an issue where one-way upload tasks on the client side might fail when files are modified on the server side.
  4. Fixed an issue where symbolic links might fail to be synchronized.
  5. Fixed an issue where deleting large numbers of files might cause system errors.
  6. Fixed an issue where deleting files on the server might cause client synchronization to loop.
  7. Fixed an issue where upgrading from Cloud Station Server might cause the creation time of files to be empty values.
  8. Fixed an issue where the package might fail to start after being restored.
  9. Fixed an issue where PC clients might fail to synchronize files from a restored server.
  10. Fixed a security vulnerability (Synology-SA-18:11).
  11. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.0.1-10253


(2018-02-08)
  1. Fixed an issue where upgrading from Cloud Station might cause abnormal file listing and synchronization errors.
  2. Fixed a security vulnerability (Synology-SA-18:05).
  3. Minor bug fixes.

Version: 1.0.0-10240


(2018-01-31)

Installation

  1. Drive 1.0.0 is compatible with DSM 6.1.3 and above.
  2. Synology Application Service and Universal Search 1.0.6 or above are required to be installed before you install Drive.

Compatibility

  1. Drive is designed to integrate all the functions of Cloud Station Server. Upon the installation of Drive, Cloud Station Server will be replaced, and all its sync settings as well as history versions will be safely migrated to Drive. Learn more

  2. Drive serves as a brand new management portal for Office 2.0. Office files will be safely migrated to Drive after it is installed.

  3. If a user account/group has been denied permission in the application privilege settings of Cloud Station Server or Office 2.0, the user account/group will also be denied the application privilege of Drive after it is installed. 

  4. The database does not need reindexing when Cloud Station Server is upgraded to Drive; however, the system needs to execute file indexing to offer search services and thus the CPU usage may temporarily increase.

What’s New

  • File management

    1. Users can access and manage files via web browsers, desktop clients, and mobile platforms.
    2. Users can create folders and add files of any types from the local end and Synology NAS.
    3. Utilizing the Team Folder feature, all team members can manage files together without extra permission settings required.
    4. Users can set up different access permissions for each file.
    5. Integrating the powerful Universal Search, Drive allows you to quickly locate any file you need.
    6. Users can receive notifications for shared files and access requests in the notification center.
    7. Users can organize files and folders with labels and stars.
    8. View mode options allow you to browse files in ways that best suit your needs.

  • Synchronization

    1. All files in My Drive, Team Folder, and Share with me can be synced to your desktop.
    2. Selective sync is supported for you to only sync specific sub folders and files according to item name, type, or size.
    3. Drive ensures the safety of your data by offering history versions, which allow you to restore files to any previous point in time.

  • Integration

    1. The add-on package, Office 3.0, can be installed to bring a variety of online editing features for Documents, Spreadsheets, and Slides.
    2. Images and vidoes in Moments can be managed using Drive.
    3. Users can receive Drive notifications via the Drive bot on Chat (Chat and Drive need to be installed on the same Synology NAS).
    4. Users can back up Drive via Hyper Backup (Currently only the latest file versions will be backed up).
  • Version: 3.1.0-22920


    (2022-04-06)

    Important Notes

    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. Only Synology Drive Client 3.1 and above versions are compatible with this version of Synology Drive Server.
    2. The Universal Viewer package will be automatically installed when user installs or updates to Synology Drive Server 3.1.

    What's New

    Synology Drive Admin Console

    1. Supports converting the indexing scope of "My Drive" from "/home/Drive" to "/home". For newly installed Synology Drive Server, this setting is applied by default. Learn more

    2. Supports exporting sharing link reports that include detailed information about all sharing links in the selected folders. This function is located in the Sharing tab in Settings.

    3. Supports displaying the software versions of client devices in the Client List.
    4. Restructured the sharing configuration page in Settings for better user experience.
    5. Supports only exporting logs that have been filtered.

    Synology Drive ShareSync

    1. Revamped the connection setup flow to enhance user experience.
    2. Added support to keep locally deleted files on the remote server when selecting the "Upload data to the remote Synology Drive server only" option.

    Synology Drive (web portal)

    1. Revamped the mobile sharing page, allowing users to browse shared files directly via browsers on mobile devices.
    2. Modified the default keyword search to be restricted to file names only. Searching within file contents is only enabled when the option is ticked in advanced search.
    3. Updated to be compatible with Advanced Media Extensions (AME) 2.0.0. Learn more

    Fixed Issues

    1. Fixed an issue where users might encounter the message "Service is not enabled" when using Synology Drive ShareSync.

    Version: 3.0.3-22689


    (2022-01-11)

    Important Notes

    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.

    Fixed Issues

    1. Fixed an issue where folders downloaded from the web portal could not be opened.
    2. Fixed an issue where Synology Drive triggers unnecessary DSM desktop notifications for files that were filtered out in Synology Drive ShareSync tasks.
    3. Fixed an issue where the public sharing page might display as blank.
    4. Fixed an issue where editing files generated version rotation logs even when versioning was disabled.
    5. Fixed an issue where syncing symbolic links might fail when versioning was disabled.
    6. Fixed an issue where signing in to Synology Drive web portal might fail for domain users whose usernames include Cyrillic letters.

    Version: 3.0.3-12689


    (2022-01-11)

    Important Notes

    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.

    Fixed Issues

    1. Fixed an issue where folders downloaded from the web portal could not be opened.
    2. Fixed an issue where Synology Drive triggers unnecessary DSM desktop notifications for files that were filtered out in Synology Drive ShareSync tasks.
    3. Fixed an issue where the public sharing page might display as blank.
    4. Fixed an issue where editing files generated version rotation logs even when versioning was disabled.
    5. Fixed an issue where syncing symbolic links might fail when versioning was disabled.
    6. Fixed an issue where signing in to Synology Drive web portal might fail for domain users whose usernames include Cyrillic letters.

    Version: 3.0.2-22682


    (2021-11-02)

    Fixed Issues

    1. Fixed an issue where file paths in search results might not be displayed properly.
    2. Fixed an issue where Hybrid Share team folders might be disabled after users updated the Hybrid Share package.
    3. Fixed minor bugs.

    Version: 3.0.2-12682


    (2021-10-26)

    Fixed Issues

    1. Fixed an issue where file paths in search results might not be displayed properly.
    2. Fixed minor bugs.

    Version: 3.0.1-22675


    (2021-08-12)

    Fixed Issues

    1. Fixed an issue where syncing files with symbolic links via Synology Drive Client or Synology Drive ShareSync might fail.
    2. Fixed an issue where DSM automatic logout function cannot work properly when Synology Drive Server is installed.
    3. Fixed an issue where temp files were not automatically deleted and may take up storage when syncing from Synology Drive Client was interrupted.
    4. Fixed the issue where file sharing pages could not be properly displayed.

    Version: 3.0.1-22674


    (2021-08-05)

    Important Notes

    1. This version is replaced by Synology Drive Server 3.0.1-22675 to fix the issue where file sharing pages could not be properly displayed.

    Version: 3.0.1-12674


    (2021-08-05)

    Important Notes

    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.

    Fixed Issues

    1. Fixed an issue where syncing files with symbolic links via Synology Drive Client or Synology Drive ShareSync might fail.
    2. Fixed an issue where DSM automatic logout function cannot work properly when Synology Drive Server is installed.
    3. Fixed an issue where temp files were not automatically deleted and may take up storage when syncing from Synology Drive Client was interrupted.

    Version: 3.0.1-22667


    (2021-06-29)

    What's New

    1. Enhanced the stability of system performance by increasing the number of hosted files. The number varies by Synology NAS model and can be found in the model's respective software specifications.

    Bug Fixed

    1. Fixed an issue where the corrupted database cannot be deleted after updating to Synology Drive 3.0.
    2. Fixed an issue where pausing and then resuming file uploads from Synology Drive Client creates temp files that could not be removed.

    Version: 3.0.1-12667


    (2021-06-29)

    Important Notes

    1. The public sharing function in the Permission tab is moved to the Public Link (previously named Advanced Protection Link) tab to strengthen security settings.
    2. The option "Utilize unused memory as database cache to improve search performance" is removed on models with less than 2 GB of memory to prevent accidental memory shortage and system failure.

    Compatibility and Installation

    1. Synology Drive Server 3.0 and above no longer support Cloud Station Suite applications. If you are using any Cloud Station Suite applications (Cloud Station Server, Cloud Station Drive, Cloud Station Backup, Cloud Station ShareSync, or DS cloud), you must switch to their counterparts in the Synology Drive Suite to ensure compatibility.
    2. Connected Synology Drive client applications, including Synology Drive Client and Synology Drive ShareSync, must be updated to version 3.0 or above to ensure compatibility.
    3. To preview HEIC files and for an enhanced browsing experience in Synology Drive, we recommend installing Advanced Media Extensions in Package Center.

    What's New

    General
    1. Enhanced the stability of system performance by increasing the number of hosted files. The number varies by Synology NAS model and can be found in the model's respective software specifications.
    2. Enhanced sync performance of Synology Drive Client when renaming files or folders on Synology NAS.
    3. Supports displaying a tray menu in DSM desktop when Team Folder is enabled that provides indexing progress and options to pause or delay indexing.
    Synology Drive Admin Console
    1. Enhanced the dashboard in Synology Drive Admin Console to provide detailed package information:
      • Health status of Synology Drive Server
      • An overview of client devices
      • Client connection time
      • Top externally accessed files
      • Package usage trend
    2. Provides more granular file-sharing settings for administrators, including enforcing password protection and expiration date protection when sharing files publicly, disallowing users to share files publicly or internally, or only allowing specific users or groups to share files publicly.
    3. Enhanced event logs to provide detailed information about file changes, such as file sharing and restoration.
    4. Supports transferring file ownership to other users to prevent data loss.
    5. Supports displaying nicknames instead of usernames to identify users more easily in Synology Drive web portal.
    Synology Drive Web Portal
    1. Supports listing publicly shared files in "Shared with others" tab for easy file link management.
    2. Supports previewing file contents (such as PDF, TXT, JPEG, ZIP) without downloading them.
    3. Supports displaying personal storage usage in Settings.
    4. Enhanced the search function by changing the default search settings from "search all locations" to "search in current location" and by providing location labels in search box for better display.
    5. Supports zooming in file preview to 800%.
    6. Supports previewing .psd files of up to 500 MB in size.
    Synology Drive ShareSync
    1. Supports syncing homes folder to facilitate cross-office collaboration.

    Bug Fixed

    1. Fixed the issue where the UI display of the search bar might be incorrect when upgrading to Synology Drive 3.0 Beta.
    2. Fixed an issue where pausing and then resuming file uploads from Synology Drive Client creates temp files that could not be removed.

    Version: 3.0.0-22663


    (2021-06-01)

    Important Notes

    1. The public sharing function in the Permission tab is moved to the Public Link (previously named Advanced Protection Link) tab to strengthen security settings.
    2. The option "Utilize unused memory as database cache to improve search performance" is removed on models with less than 2 GB of memory to prevent accidental memory shortage and system failure.

    Compatibility and Installation

    1. Synology Drive Server 3.0 and above no longer support Cloud Station Suite applications. If you are using any Cloud Station Suite applications (Cloud Station Server, Cloud Station Drive, Cloud Station Backup, Cloud Station ShareSync, or DS cloud), you must switch to their counterparts in the Synology Drive Suite to ensure compatibility.
    2. Connected Synology Drive client applications, including Synology Drive Client and Synology Drive ShareSync, must be updated to version 3.0 or above to ensure compatibility.
    3. To preview HEIC files and for enhanced browsing experience in Synology Drive, we recommend installing Advanced Media Extensions in Package Center.
    4. Updated to be compatible with DSM 7.0.

    What's New

    General
    1. Enhanced server stability when storing a large number of files.
    2. Enhanced sync performance of Synology Drive Client when renaming files or folders on Synology NAS.
    3. Supports displaying a tray menu in DSM desktop when Team Folder is enabled that provides indexing progress and options to pause or delay indexing.
    Synology Drive Admin Console
    1. Enhanced the dashboard in Synology Drive Admin Console to provide detailed package information:
      • Health status of Synology Drive Server
      • An overview of client devices
      • Client connection time
      • Top externally accessed files
      • Package usage trend
    2. Provides more granular file-sharing settings for administrators, including enforcing password protection and expiration date protection when sharing files publicly, disallowing users to share files publicly or internally, or only allowing specific users or groups to share files publicly.
    3. Enhanced event logs to provide detailed information about file changes, such as file sharing and restoration.
    4. Supports transferring file ownership to other users to prevent data loss.
    5. Supports displaying nicknames instead of usernames to identify users more easily in Synology Drive web portal.
    6. Supports enabling Synology Hybrid Share folder as Team Folder to access files via Synology Drive, providing the option to use C2 Storage bandwidth directly when accessing files over the Internet.
    Synology Drive Web Portal
    1. Supports listing publicly shared files in "Shared with others" tab for easy file link management.
    2. Supports previewing file contents (such as PDF, TXT, JPEG, ZIP) without downloading them.
    3. Supports displaying personal storage usage in Settings.
    4. Enhanced the search function by changing the default search settings from "search all locations" to "search in current location" and by providing location labels in search box for better display.
    5. Supports zooming in file preview to 800%.
    6. Supports previewing .psd files of up to 500 MB in size.
    Synology Drive ShareSync
    1. Supports syncing homes folder to facilitate cross-office collaboration.

    Version: 2.0.4-11112


    (2021-03-09)

    Bug fixed

    1. Fixed an issue where downloading large files via the web portal might fail.
    2. Minor bug fixes.

    Version: 2.0.3-11102


    (2020-12-17)

    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.

    Bug Fixed

    1. Fixed the issue where the Start Time of the device connection in the Client List might be incorrect.
    2. Fixed the issue where deleting and creating a user with the same name might make the user's home folder unencryptable.
    3. Fixed the issue where restoring a parent folder via Version Explorer might not restore the files inside.
    4. Fixed the issue where Synology Office files couldn't be restored when admin users are disabled.
    5. Fixed the issue where the display of search results in snippet view might be abnormal when the computer's screen resolution is 1366x768.
    6. Fixed the issue where temp files are created when the user starts a new download task while a previous download task is still ongoing.

    Version: 2.0.2-11078


    (2020-05-12)

    Bug fixed

    1. Minor bug fixes.

    Version: 2.0.2-11076


    (2020-04-14)

    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.

    What's New

    1. Added a tip in Synology Drive Admin Console to explain why certain Team Folders cannot be enabled.

    Fixed Issues

    1. Fixed the issue where users cannot view publicly shared folders through iOS Safari browser.
    2. Fixed the issue where changing the display language might fail.
    3. Fixed the issue where database upgrade might fail when upgrading from Cloud Station Server.
    4. Fixed the issue where administrators have access to shared folders which they had no permission to.
    5. Fixed the issue where exporting logs might fail on Chrome version 75.
    6. Fixed the issue where syncing extension attributes of files on macOS through Synology Drive ShareSync might fail when the connection is unstable.
    7. Fixed the issue where syncing performance on Btrfs file system might be reduced after it has been in use for a period of time.
    8. Fixed the issue where backing up Synology Drive Server via Hyper Backup under heavy server workload might result in the package not functioning properly.
    9. Fixed the issue where users who are already logged in are unable to open the settings page of publicly shared files.

    Version: 2.0.1-11061


    (2019-10-01)

    What’s New

    1. Enhanced the performance when backing up Synology Drive package via Hyper Backup.
    2. Shortened the time required for updating the Synology Drive Server package to 2.0 or above version.
    3. Allows system hibernation when there is no connection to Synology Drive server.

    Fixed Issues

    1. Fixed the issue where backing up Synology Drive Server to Synology C2 via Hyper Backup might fail due to incorrect backup source size estimation.
    2. Minor bug fixes.

    Version: 2.0.0-11050


    (2019-07-09)

    Important Note

    1. Synology Drive Server package is previously named Synology Drive.

    Compatibility & Installation

    1. Synology Drive Server will be gradually rolling out to global users.
    2. Synology Drive Server package requires DSM 6.2.2 or above.
    3. After installing Synology Drive Server, Cloud Station Server and/or Cloud Station ShareSync will be replaced and safely migrated to Synology Drive Server. (Learn more)

    What's new

    1. Synology Drive Server now comes with Synology Drive ShareSync for NAS sync client.
    2. Enhanced synchronization performance for stable concurrent client connection.
    3. Added support for retaining the shared links created in /home/CloudStation when upgrading from Cloud Station Server.
    4. Added option to file sharing link for disallowing the downloading and copying of files and their contents.
    5. Added granular permission roles for file collaboration.
    6. Added “Get link” feature for all users with permission to browse the files.
    7. Added drop-down action menu at current folder path bar.
    8. Added periodical version cleanup option in Synology Drive Admin Console.
    9. Added recycle bin cleanup option in Synology Drive Admin Console.
    10. Aligned display date and time formats with DSM.
    11. Added support for anonymous users to browse documents with PDF Viewer or Document Viewer via sharing links.
    12. Added option to customize the domain for sharing link in Synology Drive Admin Console.
    13. Optimized file listing performance and user experience when a large number of domain users are enabled.

    Version: 1.1.4-10580


    (2019-03-19)
    1. Enhanced server performance.
    2. Fixed an issue where file version might not rotate properly.
    3. Fixed an issue where renaming files might fail.
    4. Fixed an issue where service might fail to start when the system is under heavy loading.
    5. Fixed an issue where server might respond abnormally slow if used by a large number of concurrent domain users.
    6. Fixed an issue where downloading logs of Drive package might occupy storage capacity abnormally.
    7. Fixed an issue where renaming a folder might cause desktop application log to incorrectly describe the action as download.
    8. Minor bug fixes.

    Version: 1.1.3-10570


    (2018-12-18)
    1. Fixed an issue where users might not be able to launch Drive after upgrading the package when there is no enabled Shared Folder for Drive.
    2. Fixed an issue where deleting files on the server might cause the client unable to complete synchronization.
    3. Fixed an issue where the photo viewer might not display properly.
    4. Fixed an issue where the “Created time” of a folder might be incorrect when users move files to it.
    5. Fixed an issue where file modification via file protocols might cause incorrect notification via Chat integration.
    6. Fixed an issue where newly added files could not be searched if users stops the package right after adding them.
    7. Fixed an issue where file listing of the Team Folder on the web portal might be incorrect when the Team Folder is moved to a different volume.
    8. Fixed an issue where downloading folders containing Office files via Advanced Protection Links might fail.
    9. Fixed an issue where version rotation and storage occupation might be faulty when users set the maximum version number as zero.
    10. Minor bug fixes.

    Version: 1.1.2-10562


    (2018-09-05)
    1. Enhanced server performance.

    2. Requires Video Station 2.4.3 or above to play videos via its integrated player on Drive application webpage.

    3. Fixed an issue where files might not appear correctly in Recent under CATEGORIES.

    4. Fixed an issue where sub-folder synchronization tasks might be abnormal after moving files to its parent folder and renaming it.

    5. Fixed an issue where setting and mailing advanced protection links might fail when accessing the sharing settings via a photo viewer.

    6. Fixed an issue where Drive might fail to run after renaming and reactivating a user account.

    7. Fixed multiple issues that might cause service to terminate.

    8. Fixed a security vulnerability. (Synology-SA-18:50)

    9. Minor bug fixes.

    Version: 1.1.1-10551


    (2018-07-30)
    1. Enhanced web portal performance when using LDAP account system.

    2. Fixed an issue where system response time of synchronization task and system notification might delay when the server is under heavy loading.

    3. Fixed an issue where an insufficient permission error might appear on the client application when the server is under heavy loading.

    4. Fixed an issue where sub-folder synchronization might be abnormal after moving sub-folder files to its parent, sibling or child folders on a web portal.

    5. Fixed an issue where advanced protection links might be unavailable when the default application privilege of Drive is not granted to users.

    6. Fixed an issue where upgrading from Cloud Station 3.1 and below versions to Drive might fail.

    Version: 1.1.0-10544


    (2018-06-28)

    What’s new

    Performance enhancement

    1. Enhanced the performance for renaming files.
    2. Enhanced the performance and stability of database.

    Drive

    1. Supports advanced protection links to add password and validity period for public file sharing link.
    2. Supports search in current location when the search target is within current folder.
    3. Supports various hotkeys for efficient file management.
    4. Supports managing connected mobile devices on the client list.
    5. Supports displaying editors’ names on the version history of regular files.
    6. Supports previewing the file when accessing single shared file via the file sharing link.
    7. Supports thumbnail previews when accessing folders via file sharing links.

    Drive Admin Console

    1. Supports restoring and downloading Office files.
    2. Supports adjusting indexing items and scope.


    Fixed issues

    1. Fixed an issue where enabling multiple folders with large number of files might cause the items in the folders fail to be displayed on web portal.
    2. Fixed an issue where continuous file modifications might cause package crash.
    3. Fixed an issue where .tif/.tiff files might fail to be previewed.
    4. Fixed an issue where unmounting volumes which are not used by Drive might cause Drive service to be interrupted.
    5. Fixed an issue where synchronization might fail to be completed after a large number of clients reconnect.
    6. Minor bug fixes.

    Version: 1.0.3-10281


    (2018-05-08)
    1. Enhanced the stability of connection.
    2. Supports viewing shared regular documents via internal sharing links with Document Viewer and PDF Viewer.
    3. Fixed an issue where package might fail to run after system’s abnormal shutdown.
    4. Fixed an issue where file operations might fail.
    5. Fixed an issue where Office files might fail to open.
    6. Fixed an issue where continuous file modifications might cause package crash.
    7. Minor bug fixes.

    Version: 1.0.2-10275


    (2018-03-21)

    What’s new

    1. Supports exporting logs from Drive Admin Console.

    Fixed issues

    1. Enhanced database stability when power failure occurs during database upgrade. 
    2. Fixed an issue where the package might fail to run properly.
    3. Fixed an issue where one-way upload tasks on the client side might fail when files are modified on the server side.
    4. Fixed an issue where symbolic links might fail to be synchronized.
    5. Fixed an issue where deleting large numbers of files might cause system errors.
    6. Fixed an issue where deleting files on the server might cause client synchronization to loop.
    7. Fixed an issue where upgrading from Cloud Station Server might cause the creation time of files to be empty values.
    8. Fixed an issue where the package might fail to start after being restored.
    9. Fixed an issue where PC clients might fail to synchronize files from a restored server.
    10. Fixed a security vulnerability (Synology-SA-18:11).
    11. Minor bug fixes.

    Version: 1.0.1-10253


    (2018-02-08)
    1. Fixed an issue where upgrading from Cloud Station might cause abnormal file listing and synchronization errors.
    2. Fixed a security vulnerability (Synology-SA-18:05).
    3. Minor bug fixes.

    Version: 1.0.0-10240


    (2018-01-31)

    Installation

    1. Drive 1.0.0 is compatible with DSM 6.1.3 and above.
    2. Synology Application Service and Universal Search 1.0.6 or above are required to be installed before you install Drive.

    Compatibility

    1. Drive is designed to integrate all the functions of Cloud Station Server. Upon the installation of Drive, Cloud Station Server will be replaced, and all its sync settings as well as history versions will be safely migrated to Drive. Learn more

    2. Drive serves as a brand new management portal for Office 2.0. Office files will be safely migrated to Drive after it is installed.

    3. If a user account/group has been denied permission in the application privilege settings of Cloud Station Server or Office 2.0, the user account/group will also be denied the application privilege of Drive after it is installed. 

    4. The database does not need reindexing when Cloud Station Server is upgraded to Drive; however, the system needs to execute file indexing to offer search services and thus the CPU usage may temporarily increase.

    What’s New

  • File management

    1. Users can access and manage files via web browsers, desktop clients, and mobile platforms.
    2. Users can create folders and add files of any types from the local end and Synology NAS.
    3. Utilizing the Team Folder feature, all team members can manage files together without extra permission settings required.
    4. Users can set up different access permissions for each file.
    5. Integrating the powerful Universal Search, Drive allows you to quickly locate any file you need.
    6. Users can receive notifications for shared files and access requests in the notification center.
    7. Users can organize files and folders with labels and stars.
    8. View mode options allow you to browse files in ways that best suit your needs.

  • Synchronization

    1. All files in My Drive, Team Folder, and Share with me can be synced to your desktop.
    2. Selective sync is supported for you to only sync specific sub folders and files according to item name, type, or size.
    3. Drive ensures the safety of your data by offering history versions, which allow you to restore files to any previous point in time.

  • Integration

    1. The add-on package, Office 3.0, can be installed to bring a variety of online editing features for Documents, Spreadsheets, and Slides.
    2. Images and vidoes in Moments can be managed using Drive.
    3. Users can receive Drive notifications via the Drive bot on Chat (Chat and Drive need to be installed on the same Synology NAS).
    4. Users can back up Drive via Hyper Backup (Currently only the latest file versions will be backed up).