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CS-406e Release Notes

Version: 2.0-0731


(2009-01-19)

Change log

  1. (7852) Enhanced system memory management to solve possible system failure caused by memory shortage.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.0-0728


(2008-11-12)

Change log

  1. (6940) Support the newest Sony PlayStation 3 firmware 2.50.
  2. (6925) Enhanced HDD hibernation mechanism.
  3. (6881) Enhanced external USB storage compatibilities.
  4. (6870)(6858)(6843) Enhanced Photo Station security and usability.
  5. (6834) Enhanced eMule download usability.
  6. (6956) Enhanced Download Redirector usability with username which contains a space.
  7. (7084) Enhanced Local Backup volume space management.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.0-0722


(2008-09-22)

Change log

  1. RAID 6 Support: RAID 6 volume type cuts off the risk of volume failure and provides extra data protection.
  2. NFS Support: With built-in NFS option, admin can quickly enable NFS and set up privileges on the UI by a few checks only.
  3. Virtual Host: Hosting up to 30 websites on one single server for a more efficient and economical purpose; name-based virtual hosting is supported.
  4. Batch Users Creating: By importing the user list, admin can now efficiently create a number of user accounts on a batch basis.
  5. SSL Certificate Support: Admin can now host a valid SSL server by importing the certificate issued by trusted Certificate Authority (CA) and the private key.
  6. HDD S.M.A.R.T.: The S.M.A.R.T. information and S.M.A.R.T. test are available on the management UI for admin to monitor, detect, and report the hard disks status, in a way to alert possible HDD failures.
  7. Enhanced Surveillance Station (supported on Internet Explorer browser):
    1. Alarm Recording Support: Other than Continuous Recording and Motion Detection Recording modes, a new option of Alarm Recording mode is now supported. In Alarm Recording mode, Surveillance Station records videos when receiving external I/O signals from the camera.
    2. MPEG-4 Support: Other than M-JPEG video format, MPEG-4 format streaming and video recording is also supported, which significantly reduces the storage capacity requirement.
    3. Megapixel Support: Depending on the IP cameras capability, megapixel video live-view and recording can be supported.
    4. Snapshot: Snapshot taking in live-view and event play back is available.
    5. Enhanced Management: Admin can go to Privilege page of Surveillance Station and grant other users the privileges of managing Surveillance Station, simply watch the live-view and events, or nothing at all. In addition, admin can now monitor the live-view on full screen, and manage the cameras by enabling/disabling cameras without deleting all the settings. Event recording can be stopped at anytime and played back immediately.
    6. Enhanced Performance: Depending on the IP cameras capability, admin can choose to implement the motion detection by camera rather than Surveillance Station, which further enhances the system performance.
    7. Additional 45 IP Cameras Support: 45 more IP camera models from Panasonic, Vivotek and LevelOne are added into the support list. Synology Surveillance Station now support up to almost 70 IP camera models in total from 7 renowned brands. Read the detailed camera list here.
  8. Enhanced Local Backup: Enables multiple scheduled Local Backup tasks with the assistance of Local Backup wizard, the backup destination can be either the external HDD or the shared folders on the internal HDD. From now on, the external attached HDD (EXT3 or FAT format) can be used as storage and backup disk simultaneously.
  9. Enhanced FTP Server: The advanced privilege of "write-only" is supported. In addition, limiting the maximum connections from each individual IP provides better bandwidth management together with the bandwidth restriction option. UTF-8 filename support which better handles multilingual characters is also optional.
  10. New Download Station 2: Other than BT/FTP/HTTP download, new download channels eMule and NZB are now supported by the Download Station 2. In addition, partial files download from BT is also allowed. Download Station 2 is now separated from the management UI and stands on an individual webpage.
  11. Enhanced File Station: Admin can designate his/her own File Station with a different port as well as customize webpage banner, so that users will login the File Station independent from the NAS server management UI. The advanced privilege of "write-only" is also supported.
  12. Enhanced Audio Station: No USB speakers are required for playing music stored on the server anymore. The new streaming mode streams .mp3 audio files to the client PC(1) and delivers by built-in speakers. A built-in playlist "Random100" will randomly choose and play 100 songs each time it is selected.
  13. Enhanced Photo Station 3: Admin can now customize Photo Station 3 background and theme in his/her own fashion, and sort photos and albums according to personal preference in the Settings area. Language setting is also modifiable based on his/her choice. The media RSS feed is now supported. Moreover, users can now enjoy the Photo Station 3 with Cooliris (formerly known as PicLens) dazzling full screen 3-dimensional photo slideshow(2). FLV video files are now supported.
  14. Enhanced Windows ADS Compatibility: Better handles the Windows domains especially for those with a large number of domain users. Windows Server 2008 is also supported now.
  15. Enhanced Mac OS Usability: Synology NAS servers will be automatically found by Bonjour protocol, including Finder and Safari browser (Bookmarks > Bonjour).
  16. Enhanced iTunes Server: M4A and M4P file formats are correctly indexed on iTunes server with tags information. WAV and AIF files are now supported to be streamed, but metadata may not be indexed.
  17. Enhanced Hibernation: Improved hibernation mechanism is introduced particularly to solve the problem of Western Digital Green Power series HDDs' not sleeping while in hibernation.
  18. Perl Support: Perl 5.8.6 is formally included in Synology DiskStation Manager 2.0.
  19. Package Management & Logitech SqueezeCenter Support: The Logitech SqueezeCenter will be supported on Synology NAS servers after installing the SqueezeCenter package (download here) provided by Synology. Users can easily install and uninstall this package, run and stop the SqueezeCenter service on Synology NAS servers on the [System > Package Management] page.

(1) The client PC must be installed with Adobe Flash Player 8 or onward to play the streamed music; only .mp3 audio files are supported by Flash Player.
(2) The client PC must be installed with Cooliris browser plug-in.

Special Notes

  1. Along with the Download Station 2 enhancement, the previous Download Redirector versions will no longer work with Synology DiskStation Manager 2.0. To execute the download tasks on desktop, please download and install the latest Download Redirector (v.720) instead.
  2. After firmware upgrade and reboot, the system will re-create all thumbnails (bigger in size than the previous ones) for all photos stored in "photo" shared folder. This process might take some time, depending on the amount of files.

Major Changes of Synology Data Replicator 3

  1. (740) Users can choose "photo", "music" and "video" or "web" shared folders on Synology NAS products as the backup target.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.0-0640


(2008-06-30)

Change log

  1. (5896)(5893) Enhanced access compatibility with MAC OS clients.
  2. (5890) Enhanced m4a format support on Audio Station.
  3. (5856) Enhanced MySQL database compatibility with phpMyAdmin.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.0-0637


(2008-06-17)

Change log

  1. CIFS Recycle Bin: The shared-folder level design provides extra data protection by ensuring all deleted files are recoverable from the recycle bin folder. This function works for all CIFS connections.
  2. Enhanced BT Download: The DHT support, 25%(1) download performance enhancement, BT encryption support, and seeding options are added.
  3. Enhanced AFP Performance: The AFP download performance is improved by a maximum of 89%, and upload 72%(2). The test results are listed below:

    **Model** **DS108j** **DS207+** **DS508**
    Max. Download Improvement 89% 21% 49%
    Max. Upload Improvement 10% 15% 72%
  4. Enhanced Photo Station 3: The performance of thumbnail browsing has been improved. The Google AdSense, calendar-based article browsing, and sticky articles are added to the blogging system.

  5. Enhanced Audio Station: The renovated AJAX drag-and-drop mechanism is added to the playlist management.
  6. Extra IP Cameras Support: 6 more IP cameras are now supported on Surveillance Station include: Linksys WVC54GCA, LevelOne FCS-0010, TRENDnet TV-IP100, TV-IP100W, TV-IP400, and TV-IP400W. Read the completed compatible IP camera list here.
  7. Integrated Telnet/SSH: Telnet and SSH terminal services are now configurable directly from the management UI.
  8. New Multimedia File Format Support: FLAC format is supported on both Audio Station and UPnP Multimedia Service(3).
  9. New Language Support: The Polish language is added to the DiskStation Manager 2.0, Synology Assistant, Synology Data Replicator 3, and Synology Download Redirector.
  10. Upgraded Apache: Apache is upgraded to 2.2.8.
  11. Upgraded PHP: PHP is upgraded to 5.2.6.
  12. 3rd-Party Apps Integration Guide: For users who wish to install the 3rd-party applications on the Synology NAS Server, this development guide helps them integrate the application into Synology DiskStation Manager 2.0. For further information, read this.

(1) The best test result from the Synology lab and compared with DSM 2.0-0598.
(2) They are the test results from the Synology lab.
(3) Your Digital Media Adapter must also support FLAC format.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.0-0598


(2008-04-15)

Change log

  1. (5461, 5462) Enhanced Samba securities.
  2. (5433) Enhanced local user login compatibility when there exist large amount of Windows ADS user accounts.
  3. (5478, 5479, 5573) Enhanced Audio Station playlist indexing.
  4. (5497, 5511) Enhanced iTunes Server security.
  5. (5551) Enhanced File Station's special characters file name handling.
  6. (5489, 5539, 5542) Enhanced external hard disk compatibility.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.0-0590


(2008-03-14)

Change log

  1. AJAX Management UI: The Synology DiskStation Manager 2.0 has a brand new management interface that utilizes AJAX technology, which brings you the familiar Windows experience. New improvements include:
    • Six wizards on Home page to help you finish tasks quickly.
    • My Favorites zone to let you drag up to 10 of the most frequently used functions to the Home page.
    • Organized application links on the top right corner to allow you to switch between File Station, Audio Station, and Surveillance Station without logging out first.
    • The new searching mechanism to let you quickly filter Users, Groups, and Shared Folders for further setup.
  2. Surveillance Station: Turn your Synology DiskStations into a network video recorder (NVR) by connecting IP cameras to the network, and recording videos to the Synology DiskStations. On Surveillance Station, you can watch the camera monitoring area on a real-time basis, and set up cameras recording details, including schedule, recording frame rate, motion-detection area, and resolution. Also you will be able to view and manage the recorded video clips. Synology Surveillance Station support 1 IP camera by default, and more cameras support is available by using Synology Camera License (contact your reseller for details). Check out the number of supported IP camera on your Synology DiskStations here. See the compatible IP camera list here. (Due to hardware limitation, this feature is not supported on DS-101j)
  3. (5012) (5230) (5356) Add 3 languages support: Dutch, Japanese and Russian management interfaces are now supported. This localization will also take effect on Synology Assistant, Synology Data Replicator 3, and Synology Download Redirector.
  4. (3724) Sony PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Xbox 360 Support: Sony PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Xbox 360 are now supported as digital media adapter devices. You can browse and stream multimedia contents stored on the Synology DiskStations to your stereo system and TV set using Sony PS3 or Microsoft Xbox 360.
  5. (4380) Photo Station 3: Photo Station 3 has a brand new blogging system, with which you are free to change the layout or replace the banner picture, all with the brand new AJAX management interface.
  6. (4252) Expandable RAID 5 Volume: Now you can add a new hard drive to expand the RAID 5 volume on the fly. No more volume deletion and recreation are needed.
  7. (3184) MySQL Update: MySQL is now upgraded to 5.0.51.
  8. (4260) Ez-Internet Enhancement: More DDNS service providers are supported: NoIP.com, 3322.org, and TwoDNS.de. You can map the Synology DiskStations to a registered DDNS hostname and get ready with Internet access.
  9. (3627) (3514) Apple Front Row support: Mac users now can enjoy music with Apple Front Row.
  10. (3525) Secure SMTP Support: In the email notification settings, you are now able to enter a customized port number and select SSL connection.
  11. Fast Switch Display Language: You can switch the display language quickly from the management interface without changing the browser settings.
  12. (4267) FTP with SSL/TLS for all models: FTP with SSL/TLS is now supported on all models.
  13. (4270) HTTPS for all models: HTTPS is now supported on all models.
  14. (4271) Encrypted Network Backup for all models: Encrypted Network Backup is supported on all models.
  15. New Audio Station: Audio Station is coming with a brand new sleek look.

Special Notes

Synology DiskStation Manager 2.0 supports:

  • OS: Windows 2000 onward and Mac OS X 10.3 onward.
  • Browsers: Internet Explorer 6, Internet Explorer 7, Firefox 2, and Safari 3 on Mac OS X.

Major Changes of Synology Data Replicator 3

  1. (572) (685) (715) Multilingual Support: 5 more languages are supported: Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Dutch and Russian.
  2. (548) Backup Target limitation is removed: In addition to Synology products, now you can choose any other accessible location to be the backup target, including USB drive, USB flash drive, or any storage device with a valid IP.
  3. (664) E-Mail Synchronization Backup: Now you are free to synchronize e-mails periodically, despite the size of files. You can set the interval of each e-mail synchronization backup task to 1, 2, 3 hours, etc.
  4. (654) Auto-resume Synchronization Backup: Synchronization task will be automatically resumed when factors that cause abnormal suspension are resolved, including network disconnection or PC going into hibernation mode.
  5. (564) Locked-Files Backup: No need to close opened files before each backup. Even opened files that are being read or written can still be backed up.
  6. (579) (649) E-Mail Notification: You are free to choose if you want to receive an e-mail notification after each schedule or immediate backup task completes.
  7. (553) Modified Version Function: Version function is disabled by default; it can be enabled and assigned a version number in the setting page.
  8. (585) Modified Restore Point Function: Restore Point number is set to be 1 by default; it can be changed in the setting page.

Limitation & Known Issues

  • On Mac OS, upgrade firmware from version prior to Synology DiskStation Manager 2.0-0547 with Safari 3 may not succeed. In this case, users are suggested to upgrade firmware with Safari 2.
  • Restore Points made by Synology Data Replicator II are only available in Synology Data Replicator 3 after executing Backup at least once.
  • Refer to "Limitation & Known Issues for all versions" for other limitations.

Version: 2.0.3-0518


(2007-11-12)

Change log

  1. (4255) Capability of enabling SSH service by applying the SSH patch. (Download at this page)
  2. (4257) Capability of enabling NFS service. Refer to the following link for detailed information: Link.
  3. (3809) Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish management interface are now supported. This localization will also take effect on Synology Assistant, Synology Data Replicator II, and Synology Download Redirector.
  4. (3528) Audio Station: The Synology Audio Station is a web-based music organizer for users to manage, play personalized playlists for stored digital music, as well as streaming Internet radio stations and iPod music. Simply connect a verified USB speakers and the Synology Remote receptor to the USB port on specified Synology products, users will be able to enjoy digital music, Internet radio, and iPod with the freedom of a wireless remote control.
  5. (2544) File Station: The Synology File Station is a web-based file organizer that allows users to access and manage files remotely with major web browsers. Internet file sharing no longer requires advanced FTP knowledge. The Synology File Station also increased the file transfer efficiency between shared folders. The files require no routing through your computer anymore. Data moving can now be done in seconds.
  6. The management login page now dynamically shows the enabled web application services.
  7. (3406) 3 More UPS devices are support: APC Back-UPS ES350, APC Back-UPS CS650, APC Smart UPS 750. See complete support list.
  8. (3562) Photo Station 2 + video: Playing videos is now supported on Photo Station 2 + video. Video clips uploaded to the "photo" shared folder can be viewed directly on an adjustable screen in the web interface without having to be downloaded to the desktop and played with your media player.
  9. (3755) PPPoE Synology product can now connect directly to the Internet.
  10. (3491) Ez-Internet: with the integration of DynDNS.org service, hosting a fixed domain name website with a dynamic IP is supported now.
  11. (3523) Rsync: Synology Network Backup now supports backing up to or from any Rsync compatible server.
  12. (3745) Report external IP in PASV mode: By enabling this option, the server will report its external IP to FTP clients. The option only works when the server is behind NAT, and the FTP clients reside in a different subnet with the server. Usually you don't need to enable this option, but if the FTP clients fail to connect to the server, you can try to enable this option.
  13. Data upload through Windows network has massive 10-20% transfer efficiency increase, which varies among different models.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.0.3-0462


(2007-04-30)

Change log

  1. (3492) New feature: Added an option to enable "Optimize CIFS database operations".
  2. (3506) Fixed: Passive mode FTP port range is not set correctly.
  3. (3499) Enhanced wake up mechanism from hibernation.
  4. (3461) Enhanced USB devices detecting mechanism.

Major Changes of Synology Data Replicator II

  1. (491, 492, 494, 495, 510, 513, 516, 519, 526, 531, 540, 544) Windows Vista is supported now.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.0.3-0459


(2007-04-09)

Change log

  1. (3448) Enhanced system reliability when large data is being copied to the server.
  2. (3431) Enhanced FTP connection when system is behind NAT.
  3. (3395, 3380) Enhanced Photo Station 2 when handling photos with special characters in EXIF data.
  4. (3326) Enhanced hard drive hibernation after performing Local Backup.
  5. (3108) HTTPS support is added as a new feature.
  6. (3048) Web Download Manager is added as a new feature.
  7. (2110) iTunes Server is added as a new feature.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.0.3-0428


(2007-01-29)

Change log

  1. Enhanced memory management to provide better system efficiency.

Special Note

  1. Upgrading to v2.0.3 - 0428 will result in recreation of photo thumbnails, which could take from hours to days, depending on the photo amount.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.0.3-0426


(2006-12-26)

Change log

  1. (2069, 3009) Enhanced the ability to parse tag information of MP3 files stored on Cube Station.
  2. (3016) Enhanced the hibernation mechanism of internal hard disk.
  3. (3024) Fixed: filename of MP3 files has not been correctly updated after it is modified.
  4. (3063) Fixed: system displays wrong disk status after uploading files during the internal hard disk is being removed.
  5. (1981) DMA support list updated at here.
  6. (2433, 2435) Domain users are allowed to login via Samba/FTP/AFP
  7. (2438) Photo Station 2: (1) new UI of Photo Station (2) better performance (3) allows user comment on individual photo (4) better browsing experience (5) allows choosing album cover (6) allows editing title and description on photo or album (7) allows right-click to download the original-sized photo
  8. (2453) Enhanced RAID 5 write performance
  9. (2472) Users are able to expand RAID 1 or RAID 5 volume to a larger one by replacing existing hard drives with larger ones one by one.
  10. (2517, 2643) Download Station enhancement: (1) allows users to set the port range (2) bandwidth control
  11. (2524) FTP enhancement: (1) allows user to set the port range for passive FTP (2) automatically block repeated attempt IP’s
  12. (2525) New web management UI: (1) function items are reorganized (2) CSS style sheet is improved.
  13. (2534) Users can create a Non-RAID first and upgrade it to RAID 1 in a later time when another hard drive is added.
  14. (2595) LED behavior is changed as below:

    LED Description
    POWER Constant Blue = Power On / System Ready Blinking Blue = System is booting or shutdown Off = Power Off
    LAN Constant Green = Detected Local Network Blinking Green = Acting Off = No Network Detected
    STATUS Constant Green = Normal Constant Orange = Available Volume Space < 1GB) Blinking Orange = Disk Crashed / Volume Degraded or Crashed
    HDD Constant Green = Disk ready and idle Blinking Green = Disk is being accessed Constant Orange = No Disk Blinking Orange = Cannot Read/Write
  15. (2667) [PHP] Support BCMath Arbitrary Precision Mathematics Functions

  16. (2725) Fixed: shared folders sometimes are lost after abnormal power failure.
  17. (72) NTFS support: read-only NTFS support is added for external hard drives.
  18. (2165) USB disk hibernation is supported
  19. (2365) Enhanced data copy stability for wireless environment.
  20. (2476) "Email" input field is added for Administrator to enter for each user. A notification containing password information will be sent to the user afterward.

Special Note

  1. For users upgrading from the beta version, please note that the Ez-Internet function is excluded in this firmware version.

Major Changes of Synology Data Replicator II

  1. (231) Enhanced: DR II will automatically change port to prevent from installation port conflict
    (276, 424) Enhanced: the ability to backup long file name is enhanced. 240 bytes of file length is allowed.
  2. (319) Enhanced: when installing new version of DR II, users no longer need to uninstall the older version manually. The installation program has integrated the process.
  3. (395) New feature: added an option for the user to run DR II automatically when Windows starts.
  4. (406) Enhanced: Read-only files are now able to be backed up.
  5. (409) Enhanced: open files are now able to be backed up using Immediate Backup and Schedule Backup.
  6. (410) New feature: Windows Domain users are now able to use DR II to back up files.
  7. (413) New feature: deleted files from the PC will also be removed from the “latest” folder on the server so they will both have exactly same files.
  8. (415) Enhanced: Synchronization and Schedule Backup are allowed to co-exist from this release on.
  9. (438) Enhanced: when doing Synchronization, a confirmation message will pop up to inform the user the selected folders contains Outlook path, and let users decide if they want to continue.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.0.4-3.0382


(2006-08-06)

New features

  1. (2435) PHP mail() function is added.
  2. (2460) User can turn on/off the PHP option “register_globals” on management UI.
  3. (2541) An optional “KDC IP” field is added on Windows domain setup page.
  4. (2565) HDD bad sector log is added in this release.

Enhanced items

  1. (1582) Mac performance is enhanced.
  2. (2416) Volume repair mechanism is enhanced to avoid boundary case when user uses identical size HDD to repair.
  3. (2492) Multimedia files are not in alphabetical order when being browsed with a Digital Media Adapter.
  4. (2597) Compatibility with Digital Media Adapter is enhanced to avoid failure of browsing files within the first level directory. Tested model: Philips-SL400i.

Modified items

  1. (1689) User can press RESET button twice to reinstall system configurations.
  2. (2461) PHP upload size is increased to 8MB.
  3. (2610) The “Load” information is removed from UPS UI.

Bug Fixes

  1. (1209) Modified time of the files stored in external USB drive is not correct.
  2. (1618) New files created in Mac OS can’t be seen.
  3. (2485) Progress timer of Local Backup is not properly shown, while the backup is acutely running.
  4. (2487) Archive bit is not properly checked after file being saved on the server.
  5. (2624) The management UI won’t refresh when creating volume.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.0.4-3.0363


(2006-06-16)

Enhanced items

  1. (2561) Enhanced RAID 5 error handling.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.0-0731


(2009-01-19)

Change log

  1. (7852) Enhanced system memory management to solve possible system failure caused by memory shortage.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.0-0728


(2008-11-12)

Change log

  1. (6940) Support the newest Sony PlayStation 3 firmware 2.50.
  2. (6925) Enhanced HDD hibernation mechanism.
  3. (6881) Enhanced external USB storage compatibilities.
  4. (6870)(6858)(6843) Enhanced Photo Station security and usability.
  5. (6834) Enhanced eMule download usability.
  6. (6956) Enhanced Download Redirector usability with username which contains a space.
  7. (7084) Enhanced Local Backup volume space management.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.0-0722


(2008-09-22)

Change log

  1. RAID 6 Support: RAID 6 volume type cuts off the risk of volume failure and provides extra data protection.
  2. NFS Support: With built-in NFS option, admin can quickly enable NFS and set up privileges on the UI by a few checks only.
  3. Virtual Host: Hosting up to 30 websites on one single server for a more efficient and economical purpose; name-based virtual hosting is supported.
  4. Batch Users Creating: By importing the user list, admin can now efficiently create a number of user accounts on a batch basis.
  5. SSL Certificate Support: Admin can now host a valid SSL server by importing the certificate issued by trusted Certificate Authority (CA) and the private key.
  6. HDD S.M.A.R.T.: The S.M.A.R.T. information and S.M.A.R.T. test are available on the management UI for admin to monitor, detect, and report the hard disks status, in a way to alert possible HDD failures.
  7. Enhanced Surveillance Station (supported on Internet Explorer browser):
    1. Alarm Recording Support: Other than Continuous Recording and Motion Detection Recording modes, a new option of Alarm Recording mode is now supported. In Alarm Recording mode, Surveillance Station records videos when receiving external I/O signals from the camera.
    2. MPEG-4 Support: Other than M-JPEG video format, MPEG-4 format streaming and video recording is also supported, which significantly reduces the storage capacity requirement.
    3. Megapixel Support: Depending on the IP cameras capability, megapixel video live-view and recording can be supported.
    4. Snapshot: Snapshot taking in live-view and event play back is available.
    5. Enhanced Management: Admin can go to Privilege page of Surveillance Station and grant other users the privileges of managing Surveillance Station, simply watch the live-view and events, or nothing at all. In addition, admin can now monitor the live-view on full screen, and manage the cameras by enabling/disabling cameras without deleting all the settings. Event recording can be stopped at anytime and played back immediately.
    6. Enhanced Performance: Depending on the IP cameras capability, admin can choose to implement the motion detection by camera rather than Surveillance Station, which further enhances the system performance.
    7. Additional 45 IP Cameras Support: 45 more IP camera models from Panasonic, Vivotek and LevelOne are added into the support list. Synology Surveillance Station now support up to almost 70 IP camera models in total from 7 renowned brands. Read the detailed camera list here.
  8. Enhanced Local Backup: Enables multiple scheduled Local Backup tasks with the assistance of Local Backup wizard, the backup destination can be either the external HDD or the shared folders on the internal HDD. From now on, the external attached HDD (EXT3 or FAT format) can be used as storage and backup disk simultaneously.
  9. Enhanced FTP Server: The advanced privilege of "write-only" is supported. In addition, limiting the maximum connections from each individual IP provides better bandwidth management together with the bandwidth restriction option. UTF-8 filename support which better handles multilingual characters is also optional.
  10. New Download Station 2: Other than BT/FTP/HTTP download, new download channels eMule and NZB are now supported by the Download Station 2. In addition, partial files download from BT is also allowed. Download Station 2 is now separated from the management UI and stands on an individual webpage.
  11. Enhanced File Station: Admin can designate his/her own File Station with a different port as well as customize webpage banner, so that users will login the File Station independent from the NAS server management UI. The advanced privilege of "write-only" is also supported.
  12. Enhanced Audio Station: No USB speakers are required for playing music stored on the server anymore. The new streaming mode streams .mp3 audio files to the client PC(1) and delivers by built-in speakers. A built-in playlist "Random100" will randomly choose and play 100 songs each time it is selected.
  13. Enhanced Photo Station 3: Admin can now customize Photo Station 3 background and theme in his/her own fashion, and sort photos and albums according to personal preference in the Settings area. Language setting is also modifiable based on his/her choice. The media RSS feed is now supported. Moreover, users can now enjoy the Photo Station 3 with Cooliris (formerly known as PicLens) dazzling full screen 3-dimensional photo slideshow(2). FLV video files are now supported.
  14. Enhanced Windows ADS Compatibility: Better handles the Windows domains especially for those with a large number of domain users. Windows Server 2008 is also supported now.
  15. Enhanced Mac OS Usability: Synology NAS servers will be automatically found by Bonjour protocol, including Finder and Safari browser (Bookmarks > Bonjour).
  16. Enhanced iTunes Server: M4A and M4P file formats are correctly indexed on iTunes server with tags information. WAV and AIF files are now supported to be streamed, but metadata may not be indexed.
  17. Enhanced Hibernation: Improved hibernation mechanism is introduced particularly to solve the problem of Western Digital Green Power series HDDs' not sleeping while in hibernation.
  18. Perl Support: Perl 5.8.6 is formally included in Synology DiskStation Manager 2.0.
  19. Package Management & Logitech SqueezeCenter Support: The Logitech SqueezeCenter will be supported on Synology NAS servers after installing the SqueezeCenter package (download here) provided by Synology. Users can easily install and uninstall this package, run and stop the SqueezeCenter service on Synology NAS servers on the [System > Package Management] page.

(1) The client PC must be installed with Adobe Flash Player 8 or onward to play the streamed music; only .mp3 audio files are supported by Flash Player.
(2) The client PC must be installed with Cooliris browser plug-in.

Special Notes

  1. Along with the Download Station 2 enhancement, the previous Download Redirector versions will no longer work with Synology DiskStation Manager 2.0. To execute the download tasks on desktop, please download and install the latest Download Redirector (v.720) instead.
  2. After firmware upgrade and reboot, the system will re-create all thumbnails (bigger in size than the previous ones) for all photos stored in "photo" shared folder. This process might take some time, depending on the amount of files.

Major Changes of Synology Data Replicator 3

  1. (740) Users can choose "photo", "music" and "video" or "web" shared folders on Synology NAS products as the backup target.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.0-0640


(2008-06-30)

Change log

  1. (5896)(5893) Enhanced access compatibility with MAC OS clients.
  2. (5890) Enhanced m4a format support on Audio Station.
  3. (5856) Enhanced MySQL database compatibility with phpMyAdmin.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.0-0637


(2008-06-17)

Change log

  1. CIFS Recycle Bin: The shared-folder level design provides extra data protection by ensuring all deleted files are recoverable from the recycle bin folder. This function works for all CIFS connections.
  2. Enhanced BT Download: The DHT support, 25%(1) download performance enhancement, BT encryption support, and seeding options are added.
  3. Enhanced AFP Performance: The AFP download performance is improved by a maximum of 89%, and upload 72%(2). The test results are listed below:

    **Model** **DS108j** **DS207+** **DS508**
    Max. Download Improvement 89% 21% 49%
    Max. Upload Improvement 10% 15% 72%
  4. Enhanced Photo Station 3: The performance of thumbnail browsing has been improved. The Google AdSense, calendar-based article browsing, and sticky articles are added to the blogging system.

  5. Enhanced Audio Station: The renovated AJAX drag-and-drop mechanism is added to the playlist management.
  6. Extra IP Cameras Support: 6 more IP cameras are now supported on Surveillance Station include: Linksys WVC54GCA, LevelOne FCS-0010, TRENDnet TV-IP100, TV-IP100W, TV-IP400, and TV-IP400W. Read the completed compatible IP camera list here.
  7. Integrated Telnet/SSH: Telnet and SSH terminal services are now configurable directly from the management UI.
  8. New Multimedia File Format Support: FLAC format is supported on both Audio Station and UPnP Multimedia Service(3).
  9. New Language Support: The Polish language is added to the DiskStation Manager 2.0, Synology Assistant, Synology Data Replicator 3, and Synology Download Redirector.
  10. Upgraded Apache: Apache is upgraded to 2.2.8.
  11. Upgraded PHP: PHP is upgraded to 5.2.6.
  12. 3rd-Party Apps Integration Guide: For users who wish to install the 3rd-party applications on the Synology NAS Server, this development guide helps them integrate the application into Synology DiskStation Manager 2.0. For further information, read this.

(1) The best test result from the Synology lab and compared with DSM 2.0-0598.
(2) They are the test results from the Synology lab.
(3) Your Digital Media Adapter must also support FLAC format.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.0-0598


(2008-04-15)

Change log

  1. (5461, 5462) Enhanced Samba securities.
  2. (5433) Enhanced local user login compatibility when there exist large amount of Windows ADS user accounts.
  3. (5478, 5479, 5573) Enhanced Audio Station playlist indexing.
  4. (5497, 5511) Enhanced iTunes Server security.
  5. (5551) Enhanced File Station's special characters file name handling.
  6. (5489, 5539, 5542) Enhanced external hard disk compatibility.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.0-0590


(2008-03-14)

Change log

  1. AJAX Management UI: The Synology DiskStation Manager 2.0 has a brand new management interface that utilizes AJAX technology, which brings you the familiar Windows experience. New improvements include:
    • Six wizards on Home page to help you finish tasks quickly.
    • My Favorites zone to let you drag up to 10 of the most frequently used functions to the Home page.
    • Organized application links on the top right corner to allow you to switch between File Station, Audio Station, and Surveillance Station without logging out first.
    • The new searching mechanism to let you quickly filter Users, Groups, and Shared Folders for further setup.
  2. Surveillance Station: Turn your Synology DiskStations into a network video recorder (NVR) by connecting IP cameras to the network, and recording videos to the Synology DiskStations. On Surveillance Station, you can watch the camera monitoring area on a real-time basis, and set up cameras recording details, including schedule, recording frame rate, motion-detection area, and resolution. Also you will be able to view and manage the recorded video clips. Synology Surveillance Station support 1 IP camera by default, and more cameras support is available by using Synology Camera License (contact your reseller for details). Check out the number of supported IP camera on your Synology DiskStations here. See the compatible IP camera list here. (Due to hardware limitation, this feature is not supported on DS-101j)
  3. (5012) (5230) (5356) Add 3 languages support: Dutch, Japanese and Russian management interfaces are now supported. This localization will also take effect on Synology Assistant, Synology Data Replicator 3, and Synology Download Redirector.
  4. (3724) Sony PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Xbox 360 Support: Sony PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Xbox 360 are now supported as digital media adapter devices. You can browse and stream multimedia contents stored on the Synology DiskStations to your stereo system and TV set using Sony PS3 or Microsoft Xbox 360.
  5. (4380) Photo Station 3: Photo Station 3 has a brand new blogging system, with which you are free to change the layout or replace the banner picture, all with the brand new AJAX management interface.
  6. (4252) Expandable RAID 5 Volume: Now you can add a new hard drive to expand the RAID 5 volume on the fly. No more volume deletion and recreation are needed.
  7. (3184) MySQL Update: MySQL is now upgraded to 5.0.51.
  8. (4260) Ez-Internet Enhancement: More DDNS service providers are supported: NoIP.com, 3322.org, and TwoDNS.de. You can map the Synology DiskStations to a registered DDNS hostname and get ready with Internet access.
  9. (3627) (3514) Apple Front Row support: Mac users now can enjoy music with Apple Front Row.
  10. (3525) Secure SMTP Support: In the email notification settings, you are now able to enter a customized port number and select SSL connection.
  11. Fast Switch Display Language: You can switch the display language quickly from the management interface without changing the browser settings.
  12. (4267) FTP with SSL/TLS for all models: FTP with SSL/TLS is now supported on all models.
  13. (4270) HTTPS for all models: HTTPS is now supported on all models.
  14. (4271) Encrypted Network Backup for all models: Encrypted Network Backup is supported on all models.
  15. New Audio Station: Audio Station is coming with a brand new sleek look.

Special Notes

Synology DiskStation Manager 2.0 supports:

  • OS: Windows 2000 onward and Mac OS X 10.3 onward.
  • Browsers: Internet Explorer 6, Internet Explorer 7, Firefox 2, and Safari 3 on Mac OS X.

Major Changes of Synology Data Replicator 3

  1. (572) (685) (715) Multilingual Support: 5 more languages are supported: Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Dutch and Russian.
  2. (548) Backup Target limitation is removed: In addition to Synology products, now you can choose any other accessible location to be the backup target, including USB drive, USB flash drive, or any storage device with a valid IP.
  3. (664) E-Mail Synchronization Backup: Now you are free to synchronize e-mails periodically, despite the size of files. You can set the interval of each e-mail synchronization backup task to 1, 2, 3 hours, etc.
  4. (654) Auto-resume Synchronization Backup: Synchronization task will be automatically resumed when factors that cause abnormal suspension are resolved, including network disconnection or PC going into hibernation mode.
  5. (564) Locked-Files Backup: No need to close opened files before each backup. Even opened files that are being read or written can still be backed up.
  6. (579) (649) E-Mail Notification: You are free to choose if you want to receive an e-mail notification after each schedule or immediate backup task completes.
  7. (553) Modified Version Function: Version function is disabled by default; it can be enabled and assigned a version number in the setting page.
  8. (585) Modified Restore Point Function: Restore Point number is set to be 1 by default; it can be changed in the setting page.

Limitation & Known Issues

  • On Mac OS, upgrade firmware from version prior to Synology DiskStation Manager 2.0-0547 with Safari 3 may not succeed. In this case, users are suggested to upgrade firmware with Safari 2.
  • Restore Points made by Synology Data Replicator II are only available in Synology Data Replicator 3 after executing Backup at least once.
  • Refer to "Limitation & Known Issues for all versions" for other limitations.

Version: 2.0.3-0518


(2007-11-12)

Change log

  1. (4255) Capability of enabling SSH service by applying the SSH patch. (Download at this page)
  2. (4257) Capability of enabling NFS service. Refer to the following link for detailed information: Link.
  3. (3809) Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish management interface are now supported. This localization will also take effect on Synology Assistant, Synology Data Replicator II, and Synology Download Redirector.
  4. (3528) Audio Station: The Synology Audio Station is a web-based music organizer for users to manage, play personalized playlists for stored digital music, as well as streaming Internet radio stations and iPod music. Simply connect a verified USB speakers and the Synology Remote receptor to the USB port on specified Synology products, users will be able to enjoy digital music, Internet radio, and iPod with the freedom of a wireless remote control.
  5. (2544) File Station: The Synology File Station is a web-based file organizer that allows users to access and manage files remotely with major web browsers. Internet file sharing no longer requires advanced FTP knowledge. The Synology File Station also increased the file transfer efficiency between shared folders. The files require no routing through your computer anymore. Data moving can now be done in seconds.
  6. The management login page now dynamically shows the enabled web application services.
  7. (3406) 3 More UPS devices are support: APC Back-UPS ES350, APC Back-UPS CS650, APC Smart UPS 750. See complete support list.
  8. (3562) Photo Station 2 + video: Playing videos is now supported on Photo Station 2 + video. Video clips uploaded to the "photo" shared folder can be viewed directly on an adjustable screen in the web interface without having to be downloaded to the desktop and played with your media player.
  9. (3755) PPPoE Synology product can now connect directly to the Internet.
  10. (3491) Ez-Internet: with the integration of DynDNS.org service, hosting a fixed domain name website with a dynamic IP is supported now.
  11. (3523) Rsync: Synology Network Backup now supports backing up to or from any Rsync compatible server.
  12. (3745) Report external IP in PASV mode: By enabling this option, the server will report its external IP to FTP clients. The option only works when the server is behind NAT, and the FTP clients reside in a different subnet with the server. Usually you don't need to enable this option, but if the FTP clients fail to connect to the server, you can try to enable this option.
  13. Data upload through Windows network has massive 10-20% transfer efficiency increase, which varies among different models.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.0.3-0462


(2007-04-30)

Change log

  1. (3492) New feature: Added an option to enable "Optimize CIFS database operations".
  2. (3506) Fixed: Passive mode FTP port range is not set correctly.
  3. (3499) Enhanced wake up mechanism from hibernation.
  4. (3461) Enhanced USB devices detecting mechanism.

Major Changes of Synology Data Replicator II

  1. (491, 492, 494, 495, 510, 513, 516, 519, 526, 531, 540, 544) Windows Vista is supported now.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.0.3-0459


(2007-04-09)

Change log

  1. (3448) Enhanced system reliability when large data is being copied to the server.
  2. (3431) Enhanced FTP connection when system is behind NAT.
  3. (3395, 3380) Enhanced Photo Station 2 when handling photos with special characters in EXIF data.
  4. (3326) Enhanced hard drive hibernation after performing Local Backup.
  5. (3108) HTTPS support is added as a new feature.
  6. (3048) Web Download Manager is added as a new feature.
  7. (2110) iTunes Server is added as a new feature.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.0.3-0428


(2007-01-29)

Change log

  1. Enhanced memory management to provide better system efficiency.

Special Note

  1. Upgrading to v2.0.3 - 0428 will result in recreation of photo thumbnails, which could take from hours to days, depending on the photo amount.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.0.3-0426


(2006-12-26)

Change log

  1. (2069, 3009) Enhanced the ability to parse tag information of MP3 files stored on Cube Station.
  2. (3016) Enhanced the hibernation mechanism of internal hard disk.
  3. (3024) Fixed: filename of MP3 files has not been correctly updated after it is modified.
  4. (3063) Fixed: system displays wrong disk status after uploading files during the internal hard disk is being removed.
  5. (1981) DMA support list updated at here.
  6. (2433, 2435) Domain users are allowed to login via Samba/FTP/AFP
  7. (2438) Photo Station 2: (1) new UI of Photo Station (2) better performance (3) allows user comment on individual photo (4) better browsing experience (5) allows choosing album cover (6) allows editing title and description on photo or album (7) allows right-click to download the original-sized photo
  8. (2453) Enhanced RAID 5 write performance
  9. (2472) Users are able to expand RAID 1 or RAID 5 volume to a larger one by replacing existing hard drives with larger ones one by one.
  10. (2517, 2643) Download Station enhancement: (1) allows users to set the port range (2) bandwidth control
  11. (2524) FTP enhancement: (1) allows user to set the port range for passive FTP (2) automatically block repeated attempt IP’s
  12. (2525) New web management UI: (1) function items are reorganized (2) CSS style sheet is improved.
  13. (2534) Users can create a Non-RAID first and upgrade it to RAID 1 in a later time when another hard drive is added.
  14. (2595) LED behavior is changed as below:

    LED Description
    POWER Constant Blue = Power On / System Ready Blinking Blue = System is booting or shutdown Off = Power Off
    LAN Constant Green = Detected Local Network Blinking Green = Acting Off = No Network Detected
    STATUS Constant Green = Normal Constant Orange = Available Volume Space < 1GB) Blinking Orange = Disk Crashed / Volume Degraded or Crashed
    HDD Constant Green = Disk ready and idle Blinking Green = Disk is being accessed Constant Orange = No Disk Blinking Orange = Cannot Read/Write
  15. (2667) [PHP] Support BCMath Arbitrary Precision Mathematics Functions

  16. (2725) Fixed: shared folders sometimes are lost after abnormal power failure.
  17. (72) NTFS support: read-only NTFS support is added for external hard drives.
  18. (2165) USB disk hibernation is supported
  19. (2365) Enhanced data copy stability for wireless environment.
  20. (2476) "Email" input field is added for Administrator to enter for each user. A notification containing password information will be sent to the user afterward.

Special Note

  1. For users upgrading from the beta version, please note that the Ez-Internet function is excluded in this firmware version.

Major Changes of Synology Data Replicator II

  1. (231) Enhanced: DR II will automatically change port to prevent from installation port conflict
    (276, 424) Enhanced: the ability to backup long file name is enhanced. 240 bytes of file length is allowed.
  2. (319) Enhanced: when installing new version of DR II, users no longer need to uninstall the older version manually. The installation program has integrated the process.
  3. (395) New feature: added an option for the user to run DR II automatically when Windows starts.
  4. (406) Enhanced: Read-only files are now able to be backed up.
  5. (409) Enhanced: open files are now able to be backed up using Immediate Backup and Schedule Backup.
  6. (410) New feature: Windows Domain users are now able to use DR II to back up files.
  7. (413) New feature: deleted files from the PC will also be removed from the “latest” folder on the server so they will both have exactly same files.
  8. (415) Enhanced: Synchronization and Schedule Backup are allowed to co-exist from this release on.
  9. (438) Enhanced: when doing Synchronization, a confirmation message will pop up to inform the user the selected folders contains Outlook path, and let users decide if they want to continue.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.0.4-3.0382


(2006-08-06)

New features

  1. (2435) PHP mail() function is added.
  2. (2460) User can turn on/off the PHP option “register_globals” on management UI.
  3. (2541) An optional “KDC IP” field is added on Windows domain setup page.
  4. (2565) HDD bad sector log is added in this release.

Enhanced items

  1. (1582) Mac performance is enhanced.
  2. (2416) Volume repair mechanism is enhanced to avoid boundary case when user uses identical size HDD to repair.
  3. (2492) Multimedia files are not in alphabetical order when being browsed with a Digital Media Adapter.
  4. (2597) Compatibility with Digital Media Adapter is enhanced to avoid failure of browsing files within the first level directory. Tested model: Philips-SL400i.

Modified items

  1. (1689) User can press RESET button twice to reinstall system configurations.
  2. (2461) PHP upload size is increased to 8MB.
  3. (2610) The “Load” information is removed from UPS UI.

Bug Fixes

  1. (1209) Modified time of the files stored in external USB drive is not correct.
  2. (1618) New files created in Mac OS can’t be seen.
  3. (2485) Progress timer of Local Backup is not properly shown, while the backup is acutely running.
  4. (2487) Archive bit is not properly checked after file being saved on the server.
  5. (2624) The management UI won’t refresh when creating volume.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.0.4-3.0363


(2006-06-16)

Enhanced items

  1. (2561) Enhanced RAID 5 error handling.

Limitation & Known Issues