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DS107+ Release Notes

Version: 3.1-1639


(2014-09-10)

Fixed Issues

  1. Upgraded OpenSSL to Version 1.0.0n to fix multiple security issues (CVE-2014-3505, CVE-2014-3506, CVE-2014-3507, CVE-2014-3508, CVE-2014-3509, CVE-2014-3510, CVE-2014-3511, CVE-2014-3512, and CVE-2014-5139).
  2. Fixed a vulnerability that could allow servers to accept unauthorized access.

Version: 3.1-1638


(2013-11-27)

Read before Starting

  1. If you have not created a volume on your DiskStation yet, please create one before starting to update DSM (or use the “manual DSM update” option instead). The reason is that the previous versions of DSM included the following known issue: if you try to run automatic update of DSM without a volume, your DiskStation may not function afterwards.

Fixed Issues

  1. Enhanced the overall security of DSM.

Version: 3.1-1637


(2013-05-15)

What’s New

  1. Enhanced the compatibility of Network Backup, so DiskStations running DSM 3.1 can be the backup destination for DiskStations running DSM 4.2.

Version: 3.1-1636


(2011-11-01)

Change log:

  1. Enhanced the stability of Mac AFP file transferring.
  2. Enhanced the compatibility of File Browser with Google Docs viewer.

Limitation & Known Issues

  1. Refer to "Limitation & Known Issues for all versions" for other limitations.

Version: 3.1-1635


(2011-10-04)

Change log:

  1. Enhanced the compatibility with Mac file service (AFP) and Time Machine in the latest Mac OS X Lion.
  2. Enhanced the BT stability in Download Station.
  3. Enhanced compatibility between File Browser & File Station with Firefox 7.
  4. Enhanced the compatibility between iTunes Server and iTunes 10.5 beta.
  5. Re-signed the Java Applet in File Browser & File Station.
  6. Other minor bug fixes.

Limitation & Known Issues

  1. Refer to "Limitation & Known Issues for all versions" for other limitations.

Version: 3.1-1632


(2011-08-18)

Change log:

  1. Enhanced Mac OS X Lion support including Mac file service (AFP) and Time Machine compatibility.

Limitation & Known Issues

  1. Refer to "Limitation & Known Issues for all versions" for other limitations.

Version: 3.1-1613


(2011-04-11)

Change log

  1. Enhanced the stability with Shared Folder Sync application.
  2. Enhanced the stability with Backup and Restore application.
  3. Other minor bug fixes.

Limitation & Known Issues

  1. Refer to "Limitation & Known Issues for all versions" for other limitations.

Version: 3.1-1605


(2011-03-24)

Change log

  1. Enhanced the compatibility with Internet Explorer 9.
  2. Added a new option in backup and restore application to allow you to decide whether you would like to reduce the backup time by skipping metadata backup.
  3. Added a new option in backup and restore application to allow you manually designated the rsync mode.
  4. Support HTTPS / FTP / Magnet URLs in search function in Download Station.
  5. Enhanced the compatibility between File Browser and Java version 6 update 24.
  6. Enhanced the compatibility with DS file.
  7. Enhanced the handling of RSS link in HTTPS and FTP in Download Station.
  8. Enhanced the stability when backing up the encrypted share.
  9. Enhanced the samba attributes’ handling with hidden and read-only files in AFP.
  10. Fixed a calendar issue in Timeline in Surveillance Station.
  11. Fixed an issue where you can remove the comments without logging in to Photo Station.
  12. Fixed an issue where Download Station will lose the manually added BT trackers after restarting the DiskStation.

Limitation & Known Issues

  1. The destination server (DiskStation) in network backup has to run DSM 2.1 or onward.
  2. Refer to "Limitation & Known Issues for all versions" for other limitations.

Version: 3.1-1594


(2011-03-03)
  • DSM 3.1 can only be applied to DiskStation with DSM 2.1 and onward. Download DSM 2.2-0942 at: Americas, Asia, Europe
  • Not all of the features of DSM 3.1 are available to all models due to hardware limitation; please see below for more information. If you would like to experience the full potential of DSM 3.1 or the future coming release of the DSM operating system, please consider upgrading the DiskStation to a newer model.
  • Due to the hardware capability, DSM 3.1 will be the last DSM upgrade available for all x07-series DiskStations. If you would like to experience the full potential of the future coming release of the DSM operating system, please consider upgrading the DiskStation to a newer model.

New Features

  1. Storage Manager

    • iSNS support provides easy management and access for your iSCSI targets.
  2. File Browser Enhancements:

    • You can now directly play the supported video via File Browser from any web browser as long as Internet connection is available.
    • You can now directly preview the supported photos via File Browser and set it as the desktop wallpaper at the same time.
    • You can now directly open and save the supported documents in Google doc.
    • You can now directly launch the Audio Station to play the music files in “music” share from the mouse right-click menu.
    • Advanced search is now available to offer you numerous options for making your searches more precise and getting more useful results.
    • The option to enable file indexing function is also available to increase the efficiency to return the search results.
  3. Multifunction Printer Support (available for Windows environment) : Multifunction printer is now supported to allow the print/fax/scan functions on your multifunction printer to be shared among family members or colleagues over the same network. For the complete list of supported printers, please see here.
  4. AirPrint Support : AirPrint is now supported to allow you wirelessly print photos, email, web pages, and documents from your iPad/iPhone to any AirPrint-enabled printer connected to DiskStation. For the complete list of supported printers, please see here.
  5. Backup and Restore Enhancements:

    • Windows ACL is now supported to allow you to restore the data alone with its complex privilege settings.
    • The DiskStation at backup destination can now be accessed by authorized users, your branch offices may now back up their files to their corporate center by using the private user account.
  6. Auto DSM Update: Auto DSM update is newly added to automatically check the latest DSM version available for your DiskStation, and allows you always update to the latest operating system upon your approval.

  7. Management Enhancements:

    • Administrator group is now support to allow multiple administrators help you manage the fast growing storage in your network, as well as the ease of managing different MIS accounts.
    • Password strength can now be applied to all user accounts to help protect your data, and personal information to provide a more secure environment.
    • Smart System Migration allows you to easily migrate your old hard drives from one DiskStation to another DiskStation with the same model in case of hardware failure.
    • Network user interface has been enhanced to provide easy management for multi-LAN.
  8. Mail Server: Mail server was included in the previous Mail Station package, but it is now built inside the operating system, DiskStation Manager 3.1, providing POP3/IMAP and SMTP services, you may now manage your emails on your favorite email clients such as Microsoft Outlook or Mac’s Mail.

  9. Mail Station 2 Package:

    • The brand new Mail Station 2 package provides you the web mail service which allows your email communication to be more intuitive, efficient, and useful.
    • Multiple email accounts fetching is now supported to allow you to store all your emails at one central location.
    • Multiple SMTP servers are supported to allow you to choose different email account to be sent from in order to protect your privacy.
    • Personal contacts are now included to provide you with easy contact management.
  10. Download Station 3:

    • The new Download Station is redesigned to provide an easy-to-use and intuitive user interface.
    • BT search is now available with the new Download Station, you may now directly make your searches from your favorite download sources in Download Station and start downloading away.
    • eMule download service is now available for non-admin users, and allows multi-users to own their personal download tasks.
    • RSS support is newly added to keep track of when your favorite site has been updated with new content and download it automatically.
    • A notification will be sent to DSM desktop when a download task has been completed.
    • A new button is added to allow you to start/resume or stop all your download tasks.
  11. Audio Station 3:

    • The new Audio Station is redesigned to provide an easy-to-use experience.
    • Mini player mode is now available with the new Audio Station, it offers only the core playback functions and nothing else. It allows you to manage your files or download tasks and still able to gain control of your Audio Station at the same time.
    • The equalizer function is available with the USB mode in Audio Station. With just a few simple clicks, you can use the equalizer in Audio Station to customize your listening experience.
    • The personal playlist is now available to your family members and your friends who have access to your Audio Station. They can easily keep their favorite music playlist of their own on your Audio Station without sharing it to anyone else.
    • ID3 tag editor is now added to allow you to modify one or more songs’ information at the same time, such as artist, album name, or title of the song.
  12. Photo Station Enhancements:

    • DiskStation is now open to host multiple Photo Stations. Your family members or closed friends may host their own Photo Station on your DiskStation and share it with their own group of friends.
    • Social network is now featured in Photo Station, you can easily share the link of your photo album onto your Facebook, Twitter, or Plurk.
    • Now you can manage your videos or photos directly in Photo Station. You can move or remove the photos/videos immediately in Photo Station user interface, and able to preview them right away.
  13. Surveillance Station Enhancements:

    • 89 more IP camera models from Panasonic, Arecont, ACTi, Vivotek, Linksys, Zavio, Flexwatch, Messoa and Y-cam are newly supported. For the complete list of supported IP cameras, please see here.
    • Smart Search now features general motion, foreign object, missing object, camera occlusion, and focus lost to make your video searches more precise and getting more useful results. (Available on Internet Explorer only)
    • Image enhancement control is added to the recorded events to adjust various visual elements for more customized viewing experience. (Available on Internet Explorer only)
    • Surveillance Station is now supported in Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome to provide more interoperability with popular platforms on the market to meet the needs of diverse users.
    • Import and export IP camera configuration is now supported for easy setup migration, as well as simple maintenance.
    • HTTPS is now supported to provide a more secure way to live view your IP cameras while you are away. (Available on Internet Explorer only)
    • Live view can now be viewed with the original aspect ratio which reduces image distortion and maintains intended quality.
    • Customizable landing page location allows all Surveillance Station spectators and managers to choose the default page when they login.
  14. iPhone App :

    • A new iPhone app, DS file, is now available on Apple® App Store for free download. DS file allows you who own an iPhone/iPod touch to browse the files on your DiskStation via WebDAV, and download/upload files from/to your DiskStation. You can also manage – copy, move, rename or delete - your files while you are away from your office or home as long as the Internet connection is available, off-line browsing for your favorites is also supported in case of the unstable wireless connection.
  15. iPad App:

    • DS photo+ is now enhanced with HTTPS support and the new and improved user interface has utilized the large screen on iPad to provide a more intuitive hands-on experience.
    • DS audio is now enhanced with HTTPS support and the new and improved user interface has utilized the large screen on iPad to provide the 100% iPad user experience. It can now also stream music directly to Apple TV in the same local network.
    • DS cam's user interface has been completely redesigned for iPad. Information display is now more intuitive via menu style controls, for viewing while browsing at the same time. More advanced filtering modes are also available for locating the events more efficiently.
  16. EZ-Internet Router Supporti: More than 40 router models from Netgear, Buffalo, TP-Link, Trendnet, and other brands are now supported. For the complete list of supported routers, please see here.

  17. Samba/CIFS Access Log: The access log for Windows file transfer is now added to allow you to monitor the history of file transferring in Samba/CIFS.
    1. The NUT package has been upgraded to 2.6.0 to provide more support for UPS. For the complete list of supported UPS, please see here.

New Features on Synology Assistant 3.0-1593

  1. Background mode is now supported to allow you to easily manage the connection status of your multifunction printer.

Change log on Data Replicator 3 (v147)

  1. Enhance the connection stability between the client computer and DiskStation

(i) Some routers and ISPs may not be supported. Check the supported router list in the Special Notes.

Special Notes

  1. Browser Support:

    • Chrome 8
    • Firefox 3.6
    • Safari 4, 5 (Mac)
    • Internet Explorer 7, 8
  2. Telnet/SSH services can only be accessed by the “admin” account.

  3. To enhance your video playing experience in File Browser, it is recommended to install VLC player on your computer and the VLC browser plug-in. However, please note File browser will not enable the VLC plug-in in Safari (Mac version) and Chrome (Windows version).
  4. After upgrading to DSM 3.1, it is required to upgrade the Mail Station to Mail Station 2 package.
  5. After upgrading to DSM 3.1, the system will automatically generate one 1280x1280 thumbnail for all photos in “photo” shared folder. This thumbnail is for iPad review usage.
  6. After upgrading to DSM 3.1, the system will automatically rename your user group to “administrators1” if “administrators” is found.
  7. After upgrading to DSM 3.1, all multimedia files in “photo”, “music” and “video” share will be re-indexed.
  8. After upgrading to DSM 3.1, all your active download tasks will be re-verified (hash check).

Version: 3.1-1639


(2014-09-10)

Fixed Issues

  1. Upgraded OpenSSL to Version 1.0.0n to fix multiple security issues (CVE-2014-3505, CVE-2014-3506, CVE-2014-3507, CVE-2014-3508, CVE-2014-3509, CVE-2014-3510, CVE-2014-3511, CVE-2014-3512, and CVE-2014-5139).
  2. Fixed a vulnerability that could allow servers to accept unauthorized access.

Version: 3.1-1638


(2013-11-27)

Read before Starting

  1. If you have not created a volume on your DiskStation yet, please create one before starting to update DSM (or use the “manual DSM update” option instead). The reason is that the previous versions of DSM included the following known issue: if you try to run automatic update of DSM without a volume, your DiskStation may not function afterwards.

Fixed Issues

  1. Enhanced the overall security of DSM.

Version: 3.1-1637


(2013-05-15)

What’s New

  1. Enhanced the compatibility of Network Backup, so DiskStations running DSM 3.1 can be the backup destination for DiskStations running DSM 4.2.

Version: 3.1-1636


(2011-11-01)

Change log:

  1. Enhanced the stability of Mac AFP file transferring.
  2. Enhanced the compatibility of File Browser with Google Docs viewer.

Limitation & Known Issues

  1. Refer to "Limitation & Known Issues for all versions" for other limitations.

Version: 3.1-1635


(2011-10-04)

Change log:

  1. Enhanced the compatibility with Mac file service (AFP) and Time Machine in the latest Mac OS X Lion.
  2. Enhanced the BT stability in Download Station.
  3. Enhanced compatibility between File Browser & File Station with Firefox 7.
  4. Enhanced the compatibility between iTunes Server and iTunes 10.5 beta.
  5. Re-signed the Java Applet in File Browser & File Station.
  6. Other minor bug fixes.

Limitation & Known Issues

  1. Refer to "Limitation & Known Issues for all versions" for other limitations.

Version: 3.1-1632


(2011-08-18)

Change log:

  1. Enhanced Mac OS X Lion support including Mac file service (AFP) and Time Machine compatibility.

Limitation & Known Issues

  1. Refer to "Limitation & Known Issues for all versions" for other limitations.

Version: 3.1-1613


(2011-04-11)

Change log

  1. Enhanced the stability with Shared Folder Sync application.
  2. Enhanced the stability with Backup and Restore application.
  3. Other minor bug fixes.

Limitation & Known Issues

  1. Refer to "Limitation & Known Issues for all versions" for other limitations.

Version: 3.1-1605


(2011-03-24)

Change log

  1. Enhanced the compatibility with Internet Explorer 9.
  2. Added a new option in backup and restore application to allow you to decide whether you would like to reduce the backup time by skipping metadata backup.
  3. Added a new option in backup and restore application to allow you manually designated the rsync mode.
  4. Support HTTPS / FTP / Magnet URLs in search function in Download Station.
  5. Enhanced the compatibility between File Browser and Java version 6 update 24.
  6. Enhanced the compatibility with DS file.
  7. Enhanced the handling of RSS link in HTTPS and FTP in Download Station.
  8. Enhanced the stability when backing up the encrypted share.
  9. Enhanced the samba attributes’ handling with hidden and read-only files in AFP.
  10. Fixed a calendar issue in Timeline in Surveillance Station.
  11. Fixed an issue where you can remove the comments without logging in to Photo Station.
  12. Fixed an issue where Download Station will lose the manually added BT trackers after restarting the DiskStation.

Limitation & Known Issues

  1. The destination server (DiskStation) in network backup has to run DSM 2.1 or onward.
  2. Refer to "Limitation & Known Issues for all versions" for other limitations.

Version: 3.1-1594


(2011-03-03)
  • DSM 3.1 can only be applied to DiskStation with DSM 2.1 and onward. Download DSM 2.2-0942 at: Americas, Asia, Europe
  • Not all of the features of DSM 3.1 are available to all models due to hardware limitation; please see below for more information. If you would like to experience the full potential of DSM 3.1 or the future coming release of the DSM operating system, please consider upgrading the DiskStation to a newer model.
  • Due to the hardware capability, DSM 3.1 will be the last DSM upgrade available for all x07-series DiskStations. If you would like to experience the full potential of the future coming release of the DSM operating system, please consider upgrading the DiskStation to a newer model.

New Features

  1. Storage Manager

    • iSNS support provides easy management and access for your iSCSI targets.
  2. File Browser Enhancements:

    • You can now directly play the supported video via File Browser from any web browser as long as Internet connection is available.
    • You can now directly preview the supported photos via File Browser and set it as the desktop wallpaper at the same time.
    • You can now directly open and save the supported documents in Google doc.
    • You can now directly launch the Audio Station to play the music files in “music” share from the mouse right-click menu.
    • Advanced search is now available to offer you numerous options for making your searches more precise and getting more useful results.
    • The option to enable file indexing function is also available to increase the efficiency to return the search results.
  3. Multifunction Printer Support (available for Windows environment) : Multifunction printer is now supported to allow the print/fax/scan functions on your multifunction printer to be shared among family members or colleagues over the same network. For the complete list of supported printers, please see here.
  4. AirPrint Support : AirPrint is now supported to allow you wirelessly print photos, email, web pages, and documents from your iPad/iPhone to any AirPrint-enabled printer connected to DiskStation. For the complete list of supported printers, please see here.
  5. Backup and Restore Enhancements:

    • Windows ACL is now supported to allow you to restore the data alone with its complex privilege settings.
    • The DiskStation at backup destination can now be accessed by authorized users, your branch offices may now back up their files to their corporate center by using the private user account.
  6. Auto DSM Update: Auto DSM update is newly added to automatically check the latest DSM version available for your DiskStation, and allows you always update to the latest operating system upon your approval.

  7. Management Enhancements:

    • Administrator group is now support to allow multiple administrators help you manage the fast growing storage in your network, as well as the ease of managing different MIS accounts.
    • Password strength can now be applied to all user accounts to help protect your data, and personal information to provide a more secure environment.
    • Smart System Migration allows you to easily migrate your old hard drives from one DiskStation to another DiskStation with the same model in case of hardware failure.
    • Network user interface has been enhanced to provide easy management for multi-LAN.
  8. Mail Server: Mail server was included in the previous Mail Station package, but it is now built inside the operating system, DiskStation Manager 3.1, providing POP3/IMAP and SMTP services, you may now manage your emails on your favorite email clients such as Microsoft Outlook or Mac’s Mail.

  9. Mail Station 2 Package:

    • The brand new Mail Station 2 package provides you the web mail service which allows your email communication to be more intuitive, efficient, and useful.
    • Multiple email accounts fetching is now supported to allow you to store all your emails at one central location.
    • Multiple SMTP servers are supported to allow you to choose different email account to be sent from in order to protect your privacy.
    • Personal contacts are now included to provide you with easy contact management.
  10. Download Station 3:

    • The new Download Station is redesigned to provide an easy-to-use and intuitive user interface.
    • BT search is now available with the new Download Station, you may now directly make your searches from your favorite download sources in Download Station and start downloading away.
    • eMule download service is now available for non-admin users, and allows multi-users to own their personal download tasks.
    • RSS support is newly added to keep track of when your favorite site has been updated with new content and download it automatically.
    • A notification will be sent to DSM desktop when a download task has been completed.
    • A new button is added to allow you to start/resume or stop all your download tasks.
  11. Audio Station 3:

    • The new Audio Station is redesigned to provide an easy-to-use experience.
    • Mini player mode is now available with the new Audio Station, it offers only the core playback functions and nothing else. It allows you to manage your files or download tasks and still able to gain control of your Audio Station at the same time.
    • The equalizer function is available with the USB mode in Audio Station. With just a few simple clicks, you can use the equalizer in Audio Station to customize your listening experience.
    • The personal playlist is now available to your family members and your friends who have access to your Audio Station. They can easily keep their favorite music playlist of their own on your Audio Station without sharing it to anyone else.
    • ID3 tag editor is now added to allow you to modify one or more songs’ information at the same time, such as artist, album name, or title of the song.
  12. Photo Station Enhancements:

    • DiskStation is now open to host multiple Photo Stations. Your family members or closed friends may host their own Photo Station on your DiskStation and share it with their own group of friends.
    • Social network is now featured in Photo Station, you can easily share the link of your photo album onto your Facebook, Twitter, or Plurk.
    • Now you can manage your videos or photos directly in Photo Station. You can move or remove the photos/videos immediately in Photo Station user interface, and able to preview them right away.
  13. Surveillance Station Enhancements:

    • 89 more IP camera models from Panasonic, Arecont, ACTi, Vivotek, Linksys, Zavio, Flexwatch, Messoa and Y-cam are newly supported. For the complete list of supported IP cameras, please see here.
    • Smart Search now features general motion, foreign object, missing object, camera occlusion, and focus lost to make your video searches more precise and getting more useful results. (Available on Internet Explorer only)
    • Image enhancement control is added to the recorded events to adjust various visual elements for more customized viewing experience. (Available on Internet Explorer only)
    • Surveillance Station is now supported in Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome to provide more interoperability with popular platforms on the market to meet the needs of diverse users.
    • Import and export IP camera configuration is now supported for easy setup migration, as well as simple maintenance.
    • HTTPS is now supported to provide a more secure way to live view your IP cameras while you are away. (Available on Internet Explorer only)
    • Live view can now be viewed with the original aspect ratio which reduces image distortion and maintains intended quality.
    • Customizable landing page location allows all Surveillance Station spectators and managers to choose the default page when they login.
  14. iPhone App :

    • A new iPhone app, DS file, is now available on Apple® App Store for free download. DS file allows you who own an iPhone/iPod touch to browse the files on your DiskStation via WebDAV, and download/upload files from/to your DiskStation. You can also manage – copy, move, rename or delete - your files while you are away from your office or home as long as the Internet connection is available, off-line browsing for your favorites is also supported in case of the unstable wireless connection.
  15. iPad App:

    • DS photo+ is now enhanced with HTTPS support and the new and improved user interface has utilized the large screen on iPad to provide a more intuitive hands-on experience.
    • DS audio is now enhanced with HTTPS support and the new and improved user interface has utilized the large screen on iPad to provide the 100% iPad user experience. It can now also stream music directly to Apple TV in the same local network.
    • DS cam's user interface has been completely redesigned for iPad. Information display is now more intuitive via menu style controls, for viewing while browsing at the same time. More advanced filtering modes are also available for locating the events more efficiently.
  16. EZ-Internet Router Supporti: More than 40 router models from Netgear, Buffalo, TP-Link, Trendnet, and other brands are now supported. For the complete list of supported routers, please see here.

  17. Samba/CIFS Access Log: The access log for Windows file transfer is now added to allow you to monitor the history of file transferring in Samba/CIFS.
    1. The NUT package has been upgraded to 2.6.0 to provide more support for UPS. For the complete list of supported UPS, please see here.

New Features on Synology Assistant 3.0-1593

  1. Background mode is now supported to allow you to easily manage the connection status of your multifunction printer.

Change log on Data Replicator 3 (v147)

  1. Enhance the connection stability between the client computer and DiskStation

(i) Some routers and ISPs may not be supported. Check the supported router list in the Special Notes.

Special Notes

  1. Browser Support:

    • Chrome 8
    • Firefox 3.6
    • Safari 4, 5 (Mac)
    • Internet Explorer 7, 8
  2. Telnet/SSH services can only be accessed by the “admin” account.

  3. To enhance your video playing experience in File Browser, it is recommended to install VLC player on your computer and the VLC browser plug-in. However, please note File browser will not enable the VLC plug-in in Safari (Mac version) and Chrome (Windows version).
  4. After upgrading to DSM 3.1, it is required to upgrade the Mail Station to Mail Station 2 package.
  5. After upgrading to DSM 3.1, the system will automatically generate one 1280x1280 thumbnail for all photos in “photo” shared folder. This thumbnail is for iPad review usage.
  6. After upgrading to DSM 3.1, the system will automatically rename your user group to “administrators1” if “administrators” is found.
  7. After upgrading to DSM 3.1, all multimedia files in “photo”, “music” and “video” share will be re-indexed.
  8. After upgrading to DSM 3.1, all your active download tasks will be re-verified (hash check).

Version: 3.0-1354


(2010-10-25)

Change log

  1. Windows roaming user profiles is now supported to allow users to have a consistent desktop experience from any PC in a Windows environment.
  2. Surveillance Station supports 99 more IP camera models from Sony, Panasonic, Messoa, and other brands are now supported. View the complete list here.
  3. Support individual partition formatting on external hard drives.
  4. Enhanced the compatibility with CS5 Photoshop when saving the files via samba.
  5. PHP is upgraded to 5.3.3.
  6. Fixed the issue of uploaded files inheriting the ACL privilege from its parent folder.
  7. Fixed a potential memory issue may cause the system to halt.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 3.0-1342


(2010-10-11)

Change log

  • Fixed a potential memory issue may cause the system to halt.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 3.0-1337


(2010-09-21)

Change log

  • Fixed the abnormal rebooting issue on DSM 3.0-1334.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 3.0-1334


(2010-09-20)
  • DSM 3.0 can only be applied to DiskStation with DSM 2.1 and onward. Download DSM 2.2-0942 at: Americas, Asia, Europe
  • Not all of the features of DSM 3.0 are available to all models due to hardware limitation; please see below for more information. If you would like to experience the full potential of DSM 3.0 or the future coming release of the DSM operating system, please consider upgrading the DiskStation to a newer model.

New Features

  1. Personalized Web Desktop:

    • The new DiskStation Manager Desktop is redesigned to provide an easy-to-use and intuitive user interface. The personal Desktop keeps users' applications and functions easily accessible. Besides, it's customizable so that users can change the wallpaper and background color on their own preference.
    • Login style is introduced to provide users the alternatives with different login screens and the convenience of adding users' own recognition.
    • Main menu is comprised of control panel and all applications, from which users can freely drag the icons to Desktop, or remove it at a later time. The application icons in main menu are available to users at all times.
    • Control panel consolidates all system settings where users can easily modify both software and hardware settings. Home button on the navigation bar provides instant access back to the homepage of control panel.
    • Help browser is added to provide direct access to a comprehensive library of all functions’ introduction and instructions. Home button on the navigation bar provides instant access back to the homepage of Help.
    • Search field on both task bar and navigation bar on Control Panel helps users to look through applications or Help at the same time.
    • Search field is added to task bar on User, Group, and Domain Privileges to assist admin locating the user accounts and group with ease and efficiency.
    • Uploading queue on task bar provides quick information of the latest uploading tasks.
    • File task monitor allows users to check the progress of all uploading and background tasks.
    • System Information and Resource Monitor help users to track the health status of their DiskStations.
    • Storage Manager is added to help users easily organize their hard drives and volumes, as well as iSCSI LUN and target.
    • Backup and Restore is added to provide centralized management for all your ongoing backup tasks.
    • Package Management allows users to quickly enable or disable any service provided by quick install applications packed and tested by Synology.
    • Notification window on task bar alerts users when a background task is completed.
    • Show Desktop button allow users to minimize all application windows to the task bar, and provides instant access to restore all running applications.
  2. Multitasking: Users can run multiple applications simultaneously on Desktop and switch between them instantly. Multitasking support saves users from the constant wait of refreshing the whole webpage. All running applications are placed on the task bar.

  3. File Browser:

    • File Browser provides easy file navigation on Desktop.
    • Drag-and-drop between two different file browsers to copy or move files is now supported and provides easy file management.
    • File uploading in the background is supported therefore allows users to switch to another application without interrupting.
    • File browser now replaces File Station of the default management UI port. File Station on the customized port remains the same.
  4. iSCSI Enhancements:

    • LUN mapping support allows multiple LUNs to be mapped to each iSCSI Target.
  5. Surveillance Station 5:

    • 254 more IP camera models from Sanyo, Toshiba, Cisco, Axis, Panasonic, AirLive, Messoa, TP-Link, Compro, Etrovision, and other brands are now supported. View the complete list here.
    • ONVIF and PSIA support provides the compatibility between Surveillance Station 5 and ONVIF and PSIA compliant IP cameras.
    • The whole user interface is revamped to provide easy navigation and easy-to-use user experience. Larger viewable area is available in Live View and Timeline.
    • 25 channels & 36 channels layout are now added in Live View to offer users who utilize the centralized management on Surveillance Station with more options.
    • A custom login port is added to provide users with independent access to Surveillance Station without logging into DSM.
    • Non-sync mode in Timeline event player allows users to view events from up to 4 IP cameras simultaneously in a more efficient way.
    • Time slicing is now added to Event Player to split the playing event into four equal-length clips to help users quickly glance through the whole event.
    • Guard wizard is added to guide users through the process of setting up the patrol and Guard tasks with the IP cameras.
    • Event filter is enhanced with new layout to help users locate the events within a timely fashion.
    • Log filter is now added to help users quickly spot the log event they are looking for.
  6. Audio Station Enhancements:

    • Music playback for audio files in AAC, APE, AIFF, FLAC, WMA, and OGG formats is now available in streaming mode with WAV transcoders.
  7. File Station Enhancements:

    • File operations including move, copy, and delete in the background is supported to allow users to continue their work without waiting.
    • Upload files with size over 4GB is now supported with Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 5 or onward.
  8. Photo Station Enhancement: Google map function is enhanced, allowing browsing multiple locations where all the photos are taken within the same album if the geo-information is available.

  9. iPhone App (Free download on Apple®App Store):

    • DS photo is enhanced and renamed to DS photo+. It allows users to easily browse through photos and videos on Photo Station with the thumbnail slider on the go, including interactive with friends through the photo or video comments in real time. Users can easily find out the location where the photo is taken with the built-in Google map, and they can download and store the pictures onto their iPhone/iPod touch and enjoy the flashbacks anytime anywhere. In addition, users can upload photos and videos from their iPhone/iPod touch straight to Photo Station with DS photo+.
    • DS audio is enhanced with the Remote control feature which provides intuitive interface to browse through Audio Station music tank, it allows users to remote control Audio Station music playing on the attached speakers conveniently. Users can now browse music by folders and genres, then able to play music in the background in iOS 4.
    • DS cam now supports multitasking in Apple iOS 4 and H.264 in event playback.
  10. Android Phone Applications (Free download on Google® Android Market):

    • DS cam allows users who own an Android phone to live view IP cameras managed on Surveillance Station, take snapshots, and view recorded events stored on their Surveillance Station whenever network connection is available.
    • DS photo+ allows users who own an Android phone to easily browse through photos and videos on Photo Station with the thumbnail slider on the go, including interactive with friends through the photo or video comments in real time. Users can easily find out the location where the photo is taken with the built-in Google map, and they can download and store the pictures onto their Android phones and enjoy the flashbacks anytime anywhere. In addition, users can upload photos and videos from their Android phone straight to Photo Station with DS photo+.
    • DS audio allows users who own an Android phone to stream their own music stored on DiskStation on the go. Besides, the Remote control feature provides intuitive interface to browse through Audio Station music tank, it allows users to remote control Audio Station music playing on the attached speakers conveniently.
  11. WebDAV: Web-based Distribution Authoring and Versioning is added to allow users to manage and edit files on DiskStation remotely with the support of content metadata and overwrite protection. It helps a disperse group of users around the world work on the same project as a team, which will greatly increase the effectiveness of group collaboration.

  12. PHP Enhancements:

    • PHP management is now enhanced to allow users easily enable or disable PHP module individually.
    • PHP modules added: eaccelerator, mcrypt, LDAP, and intl.
  13. EZ-Internet Router Support1: More than 60 router models from Netgear, Buffalo, TP-Link, DrayTek, and other brands are now supported. View the complete list here.

  14. Enhanced NFS Performance: The NFS upload performance is improved by a maximum of 43.14%2:. The test results are listed below:

    Model DS710+ DS409+ DS410j
    Max. Upload Improvement 43.14% 10.38% 24.02%
  15. PHP Upgrade: PHP is upgraded to 5.3.2.

  16. openSSL Upgrade: openSSL is upgraded to 1.0.0.

Data Replicator 3 (v.145) Enhancements:

  1. (794) Enhanced Microsoft Office 2007 files sync backup.
  2. (797) Enhanced sync backup option.
  3. (796) Enhanced immediate backup functionality.
  4. (792) Enhanced 8-bit character password handling.

(1) Some routers and ISPs may not be supported.
(2) They are the test results from the Synology lab with asynchronous support enabled in NFS.

Special Notes

  1. Browser Support:

    • Chrome 5
    • Firefox 3.5, 3.6
    • Safari 4, 5 (Mac)
    • Internet Explorer 7, 8
  2. File Station is now only supported on the customized port to provide independent access to individuals.

  3. The right-click menu in File Browser will be disabled by Safari 5 (Mac) when DSM 3.0 is running Audio Station or Download Station at the same time.

Limitation & Known Issues

  1. In Internet Explorer, Audio Station and Download Station will be opened in new windows. Launching multiple File Browsers is also restricted. This is to justify the known JavaScript performance lag in Internet Explorer.
  2. Refer to "Limitation & Known Issues for all versions" for other limitations.

Version: 2.3-1157


(2010-04-22)

Change log

  1. (13886) Supported M3U Internet radio playlist in Audio Station.
  2. (14136) Enhanced the Amazon S3 secret key handling.
  3. (14113) Enhanced Synology Hybrid RAID's volume expansion after volume degraded.
  4. (14097) Enhanced the log system by recording hard disk removal events.
  5. (14009) Enhanced the Surveillance Station live view stability when switching the IP cameras video formats.
  6. (13948) Enhanced the error handling when attempting to create a volume larger than 16TB.
  7. (13932) Enhanced the RAW files thumbnail conversion in Photo Station.
  8. (13879) Enhanced the external IP reporting in DDNS.
  9. (13860) Enhanced the unmounted encrypted shared folders' security .
  10. (13851) Enhanced the Surveillance Station live view quality on Safari.
  11. (13850) Enhanced the Surveillance Station live view quality on Firefox.

Limitation & Known Issues

  1. Refer to "Limitation & Known Issues for all versions" for other limitations.

Version: 2.3-1141


(2010-03-19)

Change log

  1. Enhanced the stability of Apache server.
  2. Enhanced the compatibility with Flash 9 in Photo Station.

Limitation & Known Issues

  1. Refer to "Limitation & Known Issues for all versions" for other limitations.

Version: 2.3-1139


(2010-03-08)

New Features

This firmware can only be applied to DiskStation with DSM 2.1 or DSM 2.2 firmware. Download DSM 2.2-0942 at: Americas/Europe, Asia

  1. New Volume Manager:

    • The Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR) simplifies the RAID setup, allowing the DiskStation to maximize the available storage of varying disk capacities yet with data protection. Experienced administrators may still use a manual option of creating a storage volume.
    • RAID10, 3-way RAID 1 and 4-way RAID 1 volume types are supported.
    • The Volume Manager User Interface has been updated with additional graphics and illustrations.
    • RAID 5 to RAID 6 migration is supported.
  2. EZ-Internet: The EZ-Internet Wizard is now available for guiding through the steps to establish access to DiskStation from the Internet, including firewall settings, PPPoE setup, DDNS registration, and router port forwarding configuration*. The "Router Configuration" feature is also available on the management UI under "Internet Connection" category, which accomplishes the port forwarding tasks on the router for you. View the supported router list here.

  3. Backup Enhancements:

    • In addition to the existing "shared folder" level backup, "sub folder" level backup is now supported.
    • NetBackup shared folder is supported to act as the backup source. This allows backing up the data sets from DiskStation A to DiskStation B, and from DiskStation B to DiskStation C, and so on.
    • Amazon S3 is now supported as a backup target.
    • The Backup Wizard now allows backing up Surveillance Station event recordings with all the settings, including notifications, privileges and licenses.
  4. File Station 3:

    • Local file browsing is supported (Java Runtime Environment is required) for easy browse and upload the local folders or files to DiskStation with drag-n-drop actions.
    • Multiple tasks are now supported. Upload tasks are performed in the background and with the upload queue listed at the bottom of the File Station.
    • Files and folders on the DiskStation can be compressed directly from the File Station.
    • .7z and .iso compressed files extraction is supported.
  5. Surveillance Station 4:

    • 162 more IP camera models from Sony, Mobotix, JVC, IQeye, Edimax, Siemens and other brands are now supported. View the complete list here.
    • H.264 video format is now supported.
    • Intelligent PTZ now supports preset positions, patrol paths, and guard schedules on each camera.
    • Manual recording is supported during camera live view.
    • E-Map is supported, which allows assigning an uploaded image to each live view layout, and deploy corresponding cameras or sub-maps to the image.
    • Enhanced user accounts privilege allows deciding not only the privilege of each user (manager vs. spectator), but also which IP cameras each user can access.
    • Event export function is supported to allow archiving the recorded events to an external storage device or another shared folder. At a later time the events can be mounted back for review on Surveillance Station.
    • More advanced camera settings are supported, including direct live-view streaming from the IP cameras, different image resolutions and frame rates settings for recording and live view, along with pre- and post-recording time and more flexible recording schedule configuration.
    • The sync-event player is improved with better time accuracy.
    • Motion detection setting is improved with threshold testing utility.
  6. iPhone Support: A new iPhone app, DS cam, is available on Apple® App Store for free. DS cam allows users who own an iPhone/iPod touch to live view the IP cameras (in MJPEG format), take snapshots, and view recorded events on your Surveillance Station whenever network connection is available.

  7. Photo Station 4:

    • Browsing photos with a photo wall or an image flow view is now supported.
    • Adjusting photo thumbnail size with a sliding bar when browsing photos is now supported.
    • Uploading photos and creating sub-folders through Photo Station UI is supported (Flash 9 is required). Enhanced privilege control allows customizing which albums each user accounts can access or upload photos.
    • Virtual albums are now supported, including albums of recent photos or videos.
    • Google map function is integrated, allowing browsing the location where the photo is taken if the geo-information is available in the photo, or manually edit the Google map location.
    • Enhanced album access permission allows easily setting the public/private attribute of all albums.
    • 1024X768 blog layout is supported and 10 new banners are newly provided.
    • Photo Uploader utility is available in the new Synology Assistant to allow uploading photos and videos to the DiskStation which photo thumbnails and H.264 films pre-generated with the client computer.
    • RAW image files are supported including *.arw, *.srf, *.sr2, *.dcr, *.k25, *.kdc, *.cr2, *.crw, *.nef, *.mrw, *.ptx, *.pef, *.raf, *.3fr, *.erf, *.mef, *.mos, *.orf, *.rw2, *.dng and *.x3f.
  8. Audio Station 2:

    • Audio Station 2 now also utilizes AJAX technology. It allows browsing the music library by folder, album, artist or genre, browsing the albums in thumbnail view or cover flow view, and managing the playlist and the now-playing queue with right-clicks.
    • M4A music is now supported in streaming mode.
    • Streaming music from other UPnP/DLNA media servers within LAN is supported.
    • Internet radio (MP3 only) is now supported in streaming mode.
    • SHOUTcast and RadioIO Internet Radio are supported with automatic updates.
    • iTunes Server Smart Playlist is supported to be played on Audio Station.
    • In addition to USB mode and web-streaming mode, Audio Station 2 now supports streaming music, stored on DiskStation or other UPnP/DLNA media servers, to an UPnP compatible digital media renderer (DMR). View the supported DMR list here. Streaming music simultaneously in the 3 modes is allowed.
  9. Download Station Enhancements: MegaUpload download with a premium account is supported.

  10. Management UI Enhancements:

    • A thin UI header option is available for maximizing the operation area of all applications.
    • Directly entering a specific application after login is supported.
    • Left-hand menu items are now customizable where menu options which are infrequently used can be hidden from view.
    • Items in the My Favorites are now also available as a list on the top of the left-hand menu for quick access.
  11. Added PHP Modules: FreeType, PDO, dba, dbase, pdo_sqlite, SQLite, shmop, wddx, xmlrpc and zip

  12. Enhanced Mac Compatibility: Mac Decomposed Unicode character sets handling is enhanced.

Major Changes of Synology Data Replicator 3 (v.142)

  1. (780) Enhanced Windows Live Mail backup on Windows 7.
  2. (782) Enhanced My Documents backup on Windows 7.

* Some routers and ISPs may not be supported.

Special Notes

  1. Browser Support:

    • Internet Explorer 7, 8
    • Firefox 3, 3.5
    • Safari 3, 4 (Mac)
  2. Surveillance Station 4 newly supports the following IP cameras:

    • [Sony] SNC-CM120, SNC-CS10, SNC-CS11, SNC-CS20, SNC-CS50N, SNC-CS50P, SNC-DF40N, SNC-DF40P, SNC-DF50N, SNC-DF50P, SNC-DF70N, SNC-DF70P, SNC-DF80N, SNC-DF80P, SNC-DF85N, SNC-DF85P, SNC-DM110, SNC-DM160, SNC-DS10, SNC-DS60, SNC-P1, SNC-P5, SNC-RX530N, SNC-RX530P, SNC-RX550N, SNC-RX550P, SNC-RX570N, SNC-RX570P, SNC-RZ25N, SNC-RZ25P, SNC-RZ30N, SNC-RZ30P, SNC-RZ50N, SNC-RZ50P, SNC-Z20N, SNC-Z20P
    • [Mobotix] D12Di-IT, D12Di-IT-Dnight, D12Di-Sec, D12Di-Sec-180, D12Di-Sec-Dnight, D24M-IT-D22, D24M-IT-Night, D24M-Sec, D24M-Sec-Night, M12-DevKit-Board, M12D-IT-DNight, M12D-Sec, M12D-Sec-DNight, M22M-IT, M22M-IT-Night, M22M-Sec, M22M-Sec-Night, M22-Sec-CSVario, Q24M-Sec, V12D-Sec, V12M-Sec
    • [JVC] VN-V225U, VN-V25U, VN-V26U
    • [IQeye] IQ040SI, IQ041SI, IQ042S, IQ510, IQ511, IQ540SI, IQ541SI, IQ542SI, IQ702, IQ703, IQ705, IQ711, IQ732N, IQ732S, IQ751, IQ752, IQ753, IQ755, IQ802, IQ803, IQ805, IQ811, IQ851, IQ852, IQ853, IQ855, IQA10N, IQA10S, IQA11N, IQA11S, IQA12N, IQA12S, IQA13N, IQA13S, IQA15N, IQA15S, IQA20N, IQA20S, IQA21N, IQA21S, IQA22N, IQA22S, IQA23N, IQA23S, IQA25N, IQA25S, IQD40SI, IQD41SI, IQD42SI
    • [Edimax] IC-1500, IC-1500Wg, IC-1510, IC-1510Wg, IC-1520DP, IC-1520DPg, IC-1520POE, IC-3010, IC-3010Wg, IC-7000, IC-7000PT, IC-7000PTn, IC-7000PTn-V2, IC-7000PT-V2
    • [Siemens] CCIC-1410-L, CCIC-1410-LA, CCIC-1410-LAW
    • [Axis]
    • IP camera: M1011, M1011-W, M1031-W, M3011, P1311, P3301, Q1755, Q6032-E, P3343, P3343-V, P3343-VE, P3344, P3344-V, P3344-VE
    • Video server: 240Q, 241Q, 241QA, 241S, 243Q, 243SA, 247S, M7001, Q7401, Q7404, Q7406
    • [ACTi] TCM-4301, TCM-5311, TCM-5311E
    • [AVIPC] M9030
    • [D-Link] DCS-920
    • [Vivotek] FD7130, FD7160, FD8161, FD8361, IP7361, IP8161
  3. After firmware upgrade, the system will automatically create additional thumbnails for all photos stored in "photo" shared folder. Photo Station service will not be affected.

Limitation & Known Issues

  1. Axis video server "quad image" feature is not supported on Surveillance Station.
  2. Refer to "Limitation & Known Issues for all versions" for other limitations.

Version: 2.2-0959


(2009-11-16)

Change log

  1. Surveillance Station 3:

    • Added Visual Station VS60 support: With Visual Station, you can directly live-view the cameras managed by Surveillance Station on a TV set or LCD monitor without using a computer. View VS60 IP cameras support list here.
    • Spectators are granted to view events on Sync Playback mode.
  2. (10758) Fixed fan behavior after DiskStation going into hibernation mode.

  3. (10732) Fixed DiskStation duplicated icons issue when Time Machine is enabled on Mac computers.
  4. (10822, 10824) Enhanced *.app and *.dmg file uploading from Mac.
  5. (10927) Enhanced Mac Safari connection after changing the management UI port.
  6. (10751) Enhanced Mac Safari HTTPS connection.
  7. (10753) Enhanced Windows Mobile 2003 2nd edition browsing compatibility.
  8. (10812) Enhanced folder attributes handling when copying folders from Windows XP to DiskStation as mapped drives.
  9. (11094) Enhanced DDNS service connectivity with proxy routing.
  10. (11079) Updated built-in Internet Radio station list.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.2-0942


(2009-09-07)

Change log

  1. New DLNA Compliant Media Server:

    • DiskStation Manager 2.2 has been certified DLNA compliant (certified on DS209 and will work with all DiskStation models). It further ensures interoperability between Synology DiskStation and your DLNA home devices.
    • Supports customization of the DMA browsing menu for your multimedia files. 3 default menu styles are provided and you can customize 3 more styles based on personal preferences, including using iTunes smart playlist.
    • Supports streaming music, photo and video with Windows Media Player on Vista.
    • Supports MP3 and M4A metadata indexing including composer, disc number, track number, album artwork, and comment.
    • Supports predefining a image to be displayed as the album cover for music files without an embedded album artwork.
    • Supports more video formats, including MKV, TS, M2TS, M2T, MTS, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, QT, SWF, DVR-MS, MOV, TRP, TP and ISO.
    • Supports PCM and APE audio formats.
    • Supports on-the-fly transcoding of FLAC, APE, OGG, AAC (.aac, .m4a, .m4b) and AIFF (.aif, .aiff) to WAV or PCM to enjoy high quality lossless music on compatible DMAs.
    • Supports customization of the MIME type mapping to help DMA correctly identify the file formats.
    • Adds DMA communications logging option for diagnostic purpose.
  2. iPhone Support: 2 iPhone applications are available on Apple® App Store for free:

    • DS photo allows you to easily upload photos from iPhone/iPod touch to your DiskStation and instantly share it out to the world.
    • DS audio allows you to stream and enjoy the music stored on DiskStation with your iPhone/iPod touch where Internet is available.
  3. Mobile Photo Station & File Station: Supports viewing photos and reading supported file formats stored on DiskStation with a mobile device whenever the Internet is available. Windows Mobile 6.0 (Internet Explore Mobile or Opera 9.0 and onward), iPhone OS 2.2.1 and onward (Safari) or Symbian OS 9.1, S60 3rd Edition and onward are required.

  4. iSCSI(1): Designate portion of your volume space to be an iSCSI target, and expand it later at your preference. You can assign up to 10 iSCSI targets on each DiskStation.
  5. Firewall: The built-in firewall function allows you to decide which service or IP address are allowed to access the DiskStation and prevent uninvited connections.
  6. SNMP: SNMP protocol support allows you to monitor DiskStation with network management softwares.
  7. Auto Block: Auto block function protects your DiskStation from hostile attacks. IP address with pre-defined number of failed login attempts will be blocked and cannot access the server until manually removed from the block list by admin. The failed login attempts include connections via management UI, File Station, FTP, SSH, Telnet, rsync and mobile devices including iPhone.
  8. Resource Monitor: Resource monitor allows you to easily monitor DiskStation's CPU usage, memory usage, network flow and volume usage.
  9. Mac OS X Time Machine Support: Simply choose a destination folder on your DiskStation, and you can easily back up data of your Mac OS to the server.
  10. SMS Notification: By setting up SMS notification, you will be notified immediately if any critical event occurs on your DiskStation.
  11. Windows ADS Support(2) Enhancements:

    • Supports large size domain environment with up to 100,000 domain users and 100,000 domain groups.
    • Advanced setting options help the server to join domain more easily.
    • Supports user home function for domain users. When enabled, a private home folder will be created automatically upon the domain user's login.
    • Supports setting up sub-folder privileges for domain user/group in File Station.
  12. Surveillance Station Enhancements:

    • Flexible live view layout management allows you to choose from 1 channel, 2x2, 3x3, 4x4 grids, sequential rotation and other options.
    • Enhanced live view and event playback allows you to digitally zoom in/out, drag and move the frame or slow/fast forward the video when the event is playing.
    • Events Sync Playback allows you to simultaneously watch events recorded at the same time from up to 4 different cameras.
    • Centralized Management allows you to simultaneously watch the live-view of cameras installed on multiple DiskStations, or watch the event timeline of a camera installed on another DiskStation.
    • 54 more camera models from 10 renowned brands are newly included in the support list, making the total 193. View the complete list here.
    • Supports MJPEG and MPEG-4 over RTP streaming.
    • Supports SMS notification, allowing you to receive an immediate notice upon the occurrence of designated critical events.
    • Camera support numbers are increased to 8 and 12 on certain 9-series models(3).
  13. iTunes Server Enhancements:

    • Supports video files sharing for MOV, MP4 and M4V formats.
    • Supports MP3 and M4A metadata indexing including composer, disc number, track number, album artwork and comment.
  14. Download Station Enhancements:

    • Supports creating multiple download tasks by entering more than one HTTP, FTP or ed2k links at a time, or upload a text file containing multiple links.
    • Supports RSS and RapidShare download.
    • For BT download, private tracker support is improved.
    • For BT/HTTP/FTP/NZB download, a Time Left column is added for each task to indicate the estimated time before the task's completion.
    • For eMule download, eMule protocol obfuscation is supported.
    • Supports assigning the download service location to an external hard drive(4).
    • E-mail notification upon the download task's completion is supported.
  15. Photo Station Enhancements:

    • Supports video files sharing for MP4, DAT, M4V and QT formats.
    • Added 3 new Photo Station templates and 5 more Blog banners. Thumbnails quality of newly added photos is improved.
  16. Web Station Enhancement: Added PHP cache option.

  17. File Station Enhancement: All files upload/download transfer will be recorded when File Station transfer log is enabled.
  18. Shared Folder Privilege Setting Enhancement: More flexible privileges setting by subdividing write-only privilege into 3 options (1) disable directory browsing (2) disable file downloading (3) disable modification of existing files. The rules apply to File Station and FTP file transfer.
  19. NTFS External HDD Support(5): Supports writing data to the NTFS formatted external hard disk.
  20. New DDNS Provider: Added SelfHost.de to the DDNS provider list.
  21. Management Enhancements:

    • Supports changing the management UI ports from default 5000/5001 to any available port(6).
    • Supports setting up user accounts expiration date, or disallowing certain user accounts to change password.
  22. UPS Setting Enhancement: You can now set up the time period before the server enters safe mode after a power failure.

  23. DX5/RX4 Support: DX5/RX4 are now supported on DS109+ and DS109.
  24. Enhanced System Reliability: The transparent bad sector remapping, dynamic bad sector recovery and improved HDD driver quality and compatibility further enhance the system reliability.
  25. System Upgrade:

    • Samba is upgraded to 3.2.8.
    • Apache is upgraded to 2.2.13.
    • PHP is upgraded to 5.2.10.
    • MySQL is upgraded to 5.1.34.
    • OpenSSH is upgraded to 5.2p1.
    • OpenSSL is upgraded to 0.9.8k.
    • PostgreSQL is upgraded to 8.3.7.
  26. Czech Support: Czech localization is now added to DSM 2.2, Synology Assistant, Synology Data Replicator 3, and Synology Download Redirector.

  27. SqueezeCenter Package Upgrade: SqueezeCenter package is upgraded to 7.3.3. Click here to download the new package.

(1) iSCSI is not supported on DS109j, DS108j, DS107 and DS107e.
(2) Windows ADS is not supported on DS109j, DS209j, DS108j and DS107e.
(3) 12 cameras support: DS509+, RS409+, RS409RP+, DS409+, DS209+II, DS109+
      8 cameras support: RS409, DS409, DS409slim, DS209, DS109
      Extra licenses are required.
(4) Native-format is suggested. On FAT32 disks, single file size is limited to 4GB. And NTFS disks are not supported.
(5) Writing data to an NTFS external HDD is not supported on DS109j, DS108j, DS107 and DS107e.
(6) Synology Assistant will not be able to find the DiskStation after changing the management UI port. This bug will be fixed in later version of Synology Assistant.

Special Notes

  1. Browser Support:

    • Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8
    • Firefox 3, 3.5
    • Safari 3, 4 (Mac)
  2. The "Shutdown/Restart" button is moved to the top-right corner of each activated applications.

  3. Surveillance Station 3 newly supports the following IP cameras:

    • [ACTi] ACM-8201 (PT), ACM-8211 (PT), ACM-8511N (PTZ), ACM-8511P (PTZ), TCM-4301, TCM-5311, and MJPEG of all ACTi cameras
    • [AXIS] M1011, M1011-W, M1031-W, M3011, P1311, Q1755, Q6032-E
    • [AVIPC] 323B
    • [D-Link] DCS-910, DCS-2121
    • [Levelone] FCS-4010, FCS-5011
    • [Panasonic] BB-HCM547, BL-C140A, BL-C101, BL-C121, BL-C160, KX-HCM8, KX-HCM10, KX-HCM110, KX-HCM230, KX-HCM250, KX-HCM270, KX-HCM280, WV-NW960
    • [SparkLAN] CAS-371 (PT), CAS-371W (PT), CAS-633, CAS-633W, CAS-673, CAS-673W
    • [TRENDnet] TV-IP410, TV-IP410W, TV-IP422, TV-IP422W, TV-IP512P
    • [Vivotek] IP7130, IP7153, IP7154, IP7160, IP7161, IP7330, PZ7111, PZ7112, PZ7121, PZ7122, PZ7131, PZ7132, SD7313, SD7323, VS7100 (video server)
    • [Y-cam] Black, White, Knight
  4. To ensure proper operation of Photo Station, using File Station 2 to modify sub-folder privileges for "photo" shared folder is disabled.

  5. All the media files will be re-indexed after the firmware upgrade, but photo thumbnails will not be regenerated.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.1-0844


(2009-05-05)

Change log

  1. (8518) File Station 2: Fixed failure of downloading files and sub-folders in user's "home" folder.
  2. (8543) Surveillance Station 2: Enhanced Internet connectivity of Live View page.
  3. (8624) UPnP Multimedia Service: Enhanced folder name capitalization handling for browsing files.
  4. (8512) Fixed fan behavior after recovering from hibernation.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.1-0839


(2009-03-30)

Change log

  1. Fixed a security issue by disallowing general users to access other users' home folders through Samba.
  2. File Station 2: Enhanced progress display when copying files; enhanced download handling for IE 8; fixed failure of setting group privileges for sub-folders.
  3. Download Station 2: Enhanced special character handling for eMule service; fixed error download progress when download is finished.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.1-0832


(2009-03-10)

Change log

  1. New DSM 2.1 Interface: The new Synology DiskStation Manager 2.1 introduces to you Windows-style login desktop. Only authorized applications are displayed after login. The newly added Quick Search Box allows "search while you type" for faster access to a setup page.
  2. Enhanced Storage Management: JBOD (Just a Bunch Of Disks) is supported and provides an alternative for users to concatenate multiple hard drives as a single volume without wasting any storage capacity.
  3. Mail Server: Just 1-step installation of the stand-alone Mail Station package (download here), your Synology NAS Server becomes a mail server that supports Outlook-style Web mail, SMTP, POP3 and IMAP.
  4. AJAX-based File Station 2: File Station 2 has a brand new interface that utilizes AJAX technology and brings you the familiar Windows experience with drag-n-drop and right-click actions. In addition, File Station 2 further introduces features including multiple files selection and upload(1) (up to 100 files), multiple files download, remote compressed files extraction, search and files/folders direct download URL.
  5. AJAX-based Surveillance Station 2: The Surveillance Station 2 newly supports additional 69 IP cameras of renowned brands, including AXIS, ACTi, Vivotek, SparkLAN and TRENDnet (read the completed compatible IP camera list here). Audio streaming(2) is supported in live view, recording and playback (MPEG4 only). The auto-discovery feature helps you search the UPnP supported IP cameras within LAN to simplify IP camera setup.
  6. Sub-folder Privileges Setting: With the elegant Linux-style privileges, authorized users are free to modify privileges of folders, sub-folders, and files with the help of File Station 2.
  7. Enhanced User Management: "User Home" feature automatically creates a home folder and personal website address for each user; this greatly minimizes admin's effort to assign shared folder for each user. The application privilege setting allows the admin to flexibly determine applications (FTP services, File Station, Audio Station, Download Station and Surveillance Station) each user can access. In addition, the admin is now able to set up share folders privileges for each user.
  8. Enhanced Audio Station: Upon proper applications privileges setting, non-admin users will be able to login Audio Station and enjoy the music in web streaming mode. Advanced privilege settings are available in Audio Station including allowing non-admin users to use USB mode and manage the playlists.
  9. Enhanced Photo Station 3: The search function helps visitors find the photo/album more easily. Furthermore, other than the photo files, now you can choose to back up photo database via Local or Network Backup, including photo's extended information: titles, descriptions, and comments from visitors.
  10. Enhanced Backup: The new backup wizard integrates Network Backup or Local Backup to simplify backup process. Other than Local Backup, Local Restore is now available; In addition, block level backup is supported in Network Backup. MySQL database backup is also supported now.
  11. Enhanced eMule Download: The eMule download engine is upgraded to support files larger than 4GB.
  12. Case-Sensitive File System: Case-sensitive file system is automatically supported after firmware upgrade to provide better Linux and Mac compatibility.
  13. Network UPS: Now you can use a single UPS to protect multiple Synology NAS Servers within the LAN from power failure.
  14. Dual-Printer Support: Synology NAS Servers now support up to 2 USB printers at the same time.
  15. Linux Version Assistant: A Linux version Synology Assistant is now available to help you easily search Synology NAS Servers within the LAN environment.
  16. 4 New Languages Support: Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (European), Turkish, and Hungarian management interfaces are now supported. It also takes effect on Synology Assistant, Synology Data Replicator 3, and Synology Download Redirector.

(1) The installation of Adobe Flash Player 9 or onward on the client PC is pre-requisite.
(2) Available on the cameras with audio support.

Limitation & Known Issues

[Browser-specific]

  1. On all browsers, the File Station 2 supports up to 2GB single file upload. This is due to browsers' limitation.
  2. On Internet Explorer browser, the File Station 2 supports up to 4GB single file download. This is due to Internet Explorer's limitation.
  3. When using HTTPS connection on the non-IE browsers, the File Station 2 does not support multiple files upload.

[Backup]

  1. System configuration backed up on DiskStation Manager 2.0 might not be able to be restored on DiskStation Manager 2.1.

Version: 2.0-0731


(2009-01-19)

Change log

  1. (7172, 7815) Enhanced hard drives error handling and the system reliability.
  2. (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. NFS Support: With built-in NFS option, admin can quickly enable NFS and set up privileges on the UI by a few checks only.
  2. Virtual Host: Hosting up to 30 websites on one single server for a more efficient and economical purpose; name-based virtual hosting is supported.
  3. Batch Users Creating: By importing the user list, admin can now efficiently create a number of user accounts on a batch basis.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. Enhanced Mac OS Usability: Synology NAS servers will be automatically found by Bonjour protocol, including Finder and Safari browser (Bookmarks > Bonjour).
  15. 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.
  16. Enhanced Hibernation: Improved hibernation mechanism is introduced particularly to solve the problem of Western Digital Green Power series HDDs' not sleeping while in hibernation.
  17. Perl Support: Perl 5.8.6 is formally included in Synology DiskStation Manager 2.0.
  18. 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: 2.0-0600


(2008-05-13)

Change log

  1. (5531) Fan-check mechanism enhancement.

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. (4239) The backup files corruption issue is fixed. Applications which are reported involving with files corruption issue include: Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Access, Retrospect, Solidworks, and QuickBooks.
  2. (4255) Capability of enabling SSH service by applying the SSH patch. (Download at this page)
  3. (4257) Capability of enabling NFS service. Refer to the following link for detailed information: Link.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.0.3-0514


(2007-09-12)

Change log

  1. (4154) (4178) By default and after restoring, the option "Optimize CIFS database operations" is now enabled. Users who do NOT consider it of vital importance may pass over this version.

Limitation & Known Issues

  • With firmware v.0514, we have received few feedback in concerning with file corruption occurrences when executing the shared files on the Synology Product. These applications includes: Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Access, Retrospect, Solidworks, and QuickBooks. If you are using any one of the mentioned programs above, Synology would like to suggest you to refrain from upgrading to v.0514. The research is at work and the corruption will be corrected shortly.
  • Refer to "Limitation & Known Issues for all versions" for other limitations.

Version: 2.0.3-0510


(2007-08-31)

Change log

  1. (4154) The option "Optimize CIFS database operations" is now enabled by default. It will be disabled if "Format the hard disk and restore to factory default settings" is selected under "Restore Defaults" tab while restoring.
  2. (4020) Enhanced Photo Station 2+video layout to better handle long album description.
  3. (4136) Enhanced Rsync encrypted backup.
  4. (3132) Enhanced the searching efficiency of Synology Assistant.

Limitation & Known Issues

Version: 2.0.3-0509


(2007-08-21)

Change log

  1. (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.
  2. (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.
  3. (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.
  4. The management login page now dynamically shows the enabled web application services.
  5. (3406) 3 More UPS devices are support: APC Back-UPS ES350, APC Back-UPS CS650, APC Smart UPS 750. See complete support list.
  6. (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.
  7. (3755) PPPoE Synology product can now connect directly to the Internet.
  8. (3491) Ez-Internet: with the integration of DynDNS.org service, hosting a fixed domain name website with a dynamic IP is supported now.
  9. (3523) Rsync: Synology Network Backup now supports backing up to or from any Rsync compatible server.
  10. (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.
  11. Data upload through Windows network has massive 10-20% transfer efficiency increase, which varies among different models.

Limitation & Known Issues