Synology DiskStation User's Guide

Based on Firmware DSM 2.3-1139

Document ID Applied Models

100401DSMUGENU DS110+ DS210j DS409Slim DS110j DS209 DS1010+ DS109 DS410+ RS409 DS710+ DS410 RS810+ DS210+ DS410j RS810RP+

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Synology DiskStation At a Glance
1-Bay & 2-Bay Models ............................................................................................................................................................ 7 4-Bay Models ........................................................................................................................................................................... 9 5-Bay Models ......................................................................................................................................................................... 12

Chapter 2: Get Started with Synology DiskStation Manager
Install Synology DiskStation ................................................................................................................................................ 13 Log In to Synology DiskStation Manager .......................................................................................................................... 13 Management UI Appearance .............................................................................................................................................. 19 Customize the Management UI........................................................................................................................................... 20

Chapter 3: Modify System Settings
Change Network Settings .................................................................................................................................................... 24 Specify Default Languages .................................................................................................................................................. 27 Set Up Time ........................................................................................................................................................................... 28 Use Energy Saving Features .............................................................................................................................................. 29

Chapter 4: Manage Storage Space
What is Volume? ................................................................................................................................................................... 31 Manage Volumes with Volume Manager ........................................................................................................................... 32 Create an iSCSI Target ........................................................................................................................................................ 35 Attach an External Disk ........................................................................................................................................................ 36

Chapter 5: Connect from the Internet
Use the EZ-Internet Wizard ................................................................................................................................................. 38 Connect to the Internet via PPPoE ..................................................................................................................................... 39 Set Up Port Forwarding Rules for Router .......................................................................................................................... 39 Give Synology DiskStation a DDNS Hostname ................................................................................................................ 42

Chapter 6: Enhance Internet Security
Enable HTTPS Connection with SSL/TLS Protection...................................................................................................... 44 Prevent Unauthorized Connection with Firewall ............................................................................................................... 45 Automatically Block Suspicious Login Attempts ............................................................................................................... 46

Chapter 7: Set Up File Sharing
Enable File Sharing Protocols for All Platforms ................................................................................................................ 48 Join a Windows ADS Domain or Workgroup .................................................................................................................... 50 Manage Users and Groups.................................................................................................................................................. 50 Set Up Shared Folders ......................................................................................................................................................... 54

Chapter 8: Access Files from Anywhere
Access Files within the Intranet........................................................................................................................................... 59 Access Files via FTP ............................................................................................................................................................ 62 Access Files via File Station ................................................................................................................................................ 63

Chapter 9: Back Up Data
Back Up Computer Data ...................................................................................................................................................... 72

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Back Up Data on Synology DiskStation............................................................................................................................. 74 Use USBCopy to Back Up Data on USB Device .............................................................................................................. 77

Chapter 10: Host Websites, Email Server, and Printer Server
Enable Web Station to Host Websites ............................................................................................................................... 78 Install Mail Station Package to Host Email Server ........................................................................................................... 81 Set Synology DiskStation as the Printer Server ............................................................................................................... 82

Chapter 11: Share Photos, Videos, and Blogs with Photo Station
Enable Photo Station ............................................................................................................................................................ 84 Manage Photo Station User Accounts ............................................................................................................................... 86 Manage and View Albums ................................................................................................................................................... 87 Use the Blog .......................................................................................................................................................................... 92

Chapter 12: Play Music with Audio Station
Enable Audio Station ............................................................................................................................................................ 95 Choose Audio Source........................................................................................................................................................... 96 Organize Your Music ............................................................................................................................................................ 98 Play Music ............................................................................................................................................................................ 100

Chapter 13: Download Files with Download Station
Enable Download Station................................................................................................................................................... 104 Download BT/HTTP/FTP/NZB Files ................................................................................................................................. 105 Download via eMule ........................................................................................................................................................... 109

Chapter 14: Safeguard Your Environment with Surveillance Station
Enable Surveillance Station............................................................................................................................................... 113 Manage IP Cameras ........................................................................................................................................................... 113 Watch Live View .................................................................................................................................................................. 118 Record and Manage Event ................................................................................................................................................ 121 Use E-Map ........................................................................................................................................................................... 127 Receive Email or SMS Notification ................................................................................................................................... 128 Configure Centralized Management................................................................................................................................. 128 View Log ............................................................................................................................................................................... 129 Assign Privilege ................................................................................................................................................................... 130 About Camera License ....................................................................................................................................................... 130 Use VisualStation ................................................................................................................................................................ 131

Chapter 15: Manage Media Server and iTunes Service
Manage DLNA Media Server ............................................................................................................................................ 132 Manage iTunes Service ..................................................................................................................................................... 134

Chapter 16: Perform Advanced Management Tasks
Check System Status ......................................................................................................................................................... 137 Check Logs .......................................................................................................................................................................... 138 Monitor System Resources................................................................................................................................................ 139 Change Administrator's Password.................................................................................................................................... 139 Receive Event Notification ................................................................................................................................................. 140 Restore Synology DiskStation to Factory Defaults......................................................................................................... 141 Reinstall Synology DiskStation ......................................................................................................................................... 142 Upgrade Firmware for Synology DiskStation .................................................................................................................. 142 Manage Packages .............................................................................................................................................................. 143 Enable SNMP Service ........................................................................................................................................................ 143

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........................................ 145 Chapter 17: Communicate with Mobile Devices Use iPhone Apps ............... 147 2-Bay Models .......................................................................... 151 Appendix B: LED Indication Tables 1-Bay Models ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 149 5-Bay Models ........................................................................................................................................................................Access Synology DiskStation via Telnet or SSH ............................................... 153 4-Bay Models ................ 144 Check Hard drive Status ................................................................................................... 155 5-Bay Models .................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 146 Use Other Mobile Devices .................................................................... 152 2-Bay Models ...... 150 Limitations ............................................................................................................................................................................ 157 4 Table of Contents ..................................................................... 148 4-Bay Models ............................................................................................................ 146 Appendix A: Synology DiskStation Specifications 1-Bay Models .................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 144 Enable Write Cache Support for Hard drives .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

USB printer. and Linux users can easily share files within the Intranet or through the Internet. including hard drive. Enjoy Music Anytime and Anywhere Audio Station allows users to listen to music stored on the Synology DiskStation. The built-in USBCopy button on the device allows instant copy of photos from the camera to 2 Synology DiskStation. users can stream music from the Synology DiskStation with a web browser over the Internet. serving as a file-sharing center within your Intranet. FTP over SSL/TLS and uninvited IP auto-block are also available. Manage Files with Web-Based File Station One of Synology DiskStation Manager’s applications. Album control ensures the content is shared with the right persons. Moreover.com. if you have an UPnP DMA connected in the LAN.synology. See "Appendix A: Synology DiskStation Specifications" on Page 147 for more information. Mac users. Enjoy Entertainment Content on the Server Download Station allows you to download files from the Internet through BitTorrent. back up Synology DiskStation data to an external hard drive. and UPS. another Synology DiskStation. a brand new blogging system is integrated for you to easily share your life and thoughts over the Internet. Videos. you can share the 1 multimedia files on Synology DiskStation . please visit www. Furthermore. Share Photos. 5 . Visitors can leave comments for your photos. Back Up Files on Computer and Server Synology DiskStation provides various backup solutions to back up PC data to Synology DiskStation. Synology DiskStation is a multi-functional NetworkAttached Storage server. allowing you to perform the following tasks with the web-based Synology DiskStation Manager: Store and Share Files over the Internet Windows users. which will allow the iSCSI initiator to access the space like a local disk. USBCopy is supported on specific models only. you can enable iTunes Service. --------1 2 For recommended peripheral models. can make it possible for users to manage their files on Synology DiskStation easily through a web interface with Windows style file operations. Moreover. from a connected iPod. You can also access the files stored on Synology DiskStation with a mobile device. HTTP. and enjoy the music through any iTunes clients on LAN. File Station. Share Storage Capacity as iSCSI Target You can designate portion of your Synology DiskStation volume space to be an iSCSI Target. DMA. To transfer data safely. If you just want to share and play mp3 files stored on Synology DiskStation. or an rsync-compatible server. Transfer Files via FTP Synology DiskStation provides FTP service with bandwidth restriction and anonymous login.Introduction Congratulations on your purchase of Synology DiskStation. Unicode language support makes sharing files in different languages from Synology DiskStation simple. eMule and NZB to Synology DiskStation. it is specially designed for a variety of purpose. In addition. or even stream Internet Radio stations. FTP. and Blogs with Photo Station Photo Station gives you the freedom to share photos and videos over the Internet without complicated upload steps.

USB printer. DMA. view.0 Printers through the LAN. and UPS. in motion-detection mode. or in alarm-recording mode. including hard drive. Record Videos with IP Cameras Surveillance Station allows you to manage.com. please visit www. with PHP and MySQL supported. you can watch the real-time image the camera is monitoring. 6 Introduction . and record videos continuously. 1 --------1 For recommended peripheral models. By accessing the web-based management interface of Surveillance Station. USB Printer Server You can share up to 2 USB 2.Host Websites The Virtual Host feature allows you to host up to 30 websites using Web Station.synology. and record videos from multiple IP cameras over the network.

For more information. Pressing the button will copy the data from the connected USB device to Synology DiskStation’s internal HDD. DNS. To restore IP. The Synology DiskStation offers USB ports for adding additional external hard drives. press the Power Button and hold it until you hear a beep sound and the Power LED starts blinking. To turn off Synology DiskStation. 7 . 2. If the fan is malfunctioning. The fan is built to exhaust waste heat out of Synology DiskStation. 1. The eSATA port is for connecting with an external SATA HDD. See "Appendix A: Synology DiskStation Specifications" on Page 147 for more information.Chapter Chapter 1: Synology DiskStation At a Glance 1 1-Bay & 2-Bay Models Article Name Power Button Location Front Panel Description The Power Button is used to turn Synology DiskStation on or off. The LED indicator is used to display the status of the internal disk and the system. see "Appendix B: LED Indication Tables" on Page 152. To reinstall the Synology DiskStation. system will beep every 1 second. passwords for the admin account to default value. LED Indicators Front Panel USBCopy Button Front Panel USB Port eSATA Port1 Front & Back Panel Front Panel Fan Back Panel RESET Button Back Panel --------1 eSATA Port is supported on specific models only. or other USB devices. USB printers. USB flash disk) to the USB port on the front panel. The USBCopy Button lights up when you connect a USB Device (for example: digital camera. It will start automatically when the server starts.

The Synology DiskStation offers USB ports for adding additional external hard drives. To reinstall the Synology DiskStation. USB printers.Article Name LAN Port Power Port Location Back Panel Back Panel Description The LAN port is where you connect RJ-45 cable to Synology DiskStation. press the Power Button and hold it until you hear a beep sound and the Power LED starts blinking. DS710+ Article Name Power Button Location Front Panel Description The Power Button is used to turn Synology DiskStation on or off. Pressing the button will copy the data from the connected USB device to Synology DiskStation’s internal HDD. or other USB devices. The LED indicator is used to display the status of the internal disk and the system. To turn off Synology DiskStation. Each hard drive tray is equipped with one tray lock to lock or unlock the trays to the DiskStation. see "Appendix B: LED Indication Tables" on Page 152. The power port is where you connect the AC adapter to Synology DiskStation. The USBCopy Button lights up when you connect a USB Device (for example: digital camera. The LAN port is where you connect RJ-45 cable to Synology DiskStation. The power port is where you connect the AC adapter to Synology DiskStation. DNS. The eSATA port is for connecting with an external SATA HDD. The hard drive tray is designed for loading the hard drives used in Synology DiskStation. 1. For more information. USB flash disk) to the USB port on the front panel. LED Indicators Front Panel USBCopy Button Front Panel USB Port eSATA Port RESET Button Hard Drive Tray Hard Drive Tray Lock VGA Port LAN Port Power Port Front & Back Panel Back Panel Back Panel Back Panel Back Panel Back Panel Back Panel Back Panel 8 Chapter 1: Synology DiskStation At a Glance . To restore IP. passwords for the admin account to default value. The VGA port is where you connect Synology DiskStation directly to a LCD monitor. 2.

press the Power Button and hold it until you hear a beep sound and the Power LED starts blinking. USB printers. To restore IP. For more information. LED Indicators Front Panel USB Port Back Panel Fan eSATA Port1 RESET Button LAN Port Power Port Back Panel Back Panel Back Panel Back Panel Back Panel --------1 eSATA Port is supported on specific models only. DNS. It will start automatically when the server starts. The shutdown process will complete in 30 seconds The LED indicator is used to display the status of the internal disk and the system.4-Bay Models DiskStation Article Name Location Description The Power Button is used to turn Synology DiskStation on or off. see "Appendix B: LED Indication Tables" on Page 152. 1. The power port is where you connect the AC adapter to Synology DiskStation. The fan is built to exhaust waste heat out of Synology DiskStation. system will beep every 1 second. The Synology DiskStation offers USB ports for adding additional external hard drives. See "Appendix A: Synology DiskStation Specifications" on Page 147 for more information. The eSATA port is for connecting with an external SATA HDD. 9 Chapter 1: Synology DiskStation At a Glance . 2. The LAN port is where you connect RJ-45 cable to Synology DiskStation. Power Button Front Panel To turn off Synology DiskStation. To reinstall the Synology DiskStation. passwords for the admin account to default value. If the fan is malfunctioning. or other USB devices.

To restore IP. 1. see "Appendix B: LED Indication Tables" on Page 152. The power port is where you connect the AC adapter to Synology DiskStation. If the fan is malfunctioning. The Synology DiskStation offers USB ports for adding additional external hard drives. It will start automatically when the server starts. DNS. Power Button Front Panel To turn off Synology DiskStation. press the Power Button and hold it until you hear a beep sound and the Power LED starts blinking. To reinstall the Synology DiskStation. or other USB devices. passwords for the admin account to default value. The LED indicator is used to display the status of the internal disk and the system. The fan is built to exhaust waste heat out of Synology DiskStation. 2. The LAN port is where you connect RJ-45 cable to Synology DiskStation. The hard drive tray is designed for loading the hard drives used in Synology DiskStation. USB printers. The console port is where you connect Synology DiskStation directly to a computer. For more information. The eSATA port is for connecting with an external SATA HDD. system will beep every 1 second. The shutdown process will complete in 30 seconds. LED Indicators Front Panel Hard Drive Tray Front Panel USB Port Back Panel Fan Back Panel eSATA Port RESET Button LAN Port Console Port Power Port Back Panel Back Panel Back Panel Back Panel Back Panel 10 Chapter 1: Synology DiskStation At a Glance .1U RackStation Article Name Location Description The Power Button is used to turn Synology DiskStation on or off.

USB printers. The shutdown process will complete in 30 seconds. The LAN port is where you connect RJ-45 cable to Synology DiskStation. The power port is where you connect the AC adapter to Synology DiskStation. DNS. press the Power Button and hold it until you hear a beep sound and the Power LED starts blinking. The hard drive tray is designed for loading the hard drives used in Synology DiskStation. The eSATA port is for connecting with an external SATA HDD. The USBCopy Button lights up when you connect a USB Device (for example: digital camera. The LED indicator is used to display the status of the internal disk and the system. The Synology DiskStation offers USB ports for adding additional external hard drives.DS409slim Article Name Location Description The Power Button is used to turn Synology DiskStation on or off. USB flash disk) to the USB port on the front panel. Pressing the button will copy the data from the connected USB device to Synology DiskStation’s internal HDD. Power Button Front Panel To turn off Synology DiskStation. 1. see "Appendix B: LED Indication Tables" on Page 152. To restore IP. To reinstall the Synology DiskStation. or other USB devices. LED Indicators Front Panel USBCopy Button Front Panel USB Port eSATA Port RESET Button LAN Port Hard Drive Tray Power Port Front & Back Panel Back Panel Back Panel Back Panel Back Panel Back Panel 11 Chapter 1: Synology DiskStation At a Glance . passwords for the admin account to default value. For more information. 2.

To restore IP. The power port is where you connect the power cord to Synology DiskStation. press the Power Button and hold it until you hear a beep sound and the Power LED starts blinking. The LED indicator is used to display the status of the internal disk and the system. passwords for the admin account to default value. If the fan is malfunctioning. system will beep every 1 second.5-Bay Models DS1010+ Article Name Location Description The Power Button is used to turn Synology DiskStation on or off. The hard drive tray is designed for loading the hard drives used in Synology DiskStation. The fan is built to exhaust waste heat out of Synology DiskStation. It will start automatically when the server starts. see "Appendix B: LED Indication Tables" on Page 152. LED Indicators Front Panel Hard Drive Tray Hard Drive Tray Lock USB Port Front Panel Front Panel Back Panel Fan Back Panel eSATA Port RESET Button LAN Port VGA Port Power Port Back Panel Back Panel Back Panel Back Panel Back Panel 12 Chapter 1: Synology DiskStation At a Glance . DNS. Power Button Front Panel To turn off Synology DiskStation. For more information. The eSATA port is for connecting with an external SATA HDD. USB printers. 2. To reinstall the Synology DiskStation. or other USB devices. The Synology DiskStation offers USB ports for adding additional external hard drives. The VGA port is where you connect Synology DiskStation directly to a LCD monitor. 1. Each hard drive tray is equipped with one tray lock to lock/unlock the trays to the DiskStation. The LAN port is where you connect RJ-45 cable to Synology DiskStation. The shutdown process will complete in 30 seconds.

Chapter Chapter 2: Get Started with Synology DiskStation Manager This Chapter explains how to log in to Synology DiskStation's web-based management UI. double-click on the desktop icon to execute the program. 3 Follow the steps to complete installation. Use Synology Assistant You can use Synology Assistant for Windows. see the Quick Installation Guide that came with your installation CD. and Linux to log in to Synology DiskStation. Synology DiskStation Manager. Windows User: 1 Insert the Installation CD into CD/DVD-Rom Drive. Log In to Synology DiskStation Manager You can log in to Synology DiskStation Manager with Synology Assistant or with a web browser. 13 . 2 Choose Synology Assistant on the autorun menu. Mac. and manage its appearance and options. 2 Install Synology DiskStation For more information setting up Synology DiskStation and installing its firmware. 4 After installation.

2 Double-click the CD-Rom Drive icon. input password. The default password is empty.5 Choose the server you want to manage. and click Login. Click Connect or double-click the selected server to enter the Web Management UI. 6 Choose System administrator (admin). 14 Chapter 2: Get Started with Synology DiskStation Manager . Mac OS X User: 1 Insert the Installation CD into CD/DVD-Rom Drive.

4 Double-click the Synology Assistant icon to run setup wizard. and then double-click the Synology Assistant-SYNOLOGY.dmg icon. 15 Chapter 2: Get Started with Synology DiskStation Manager .3 Double-click the MacOSX icon.

5 Choose a Synology DiskStation. The default password is empty. 16 Chapter 2: Get Started with Synology DiskStation Manager . Click Connect or double-click the selected server to enter the Web Management UI. 6 Choose System administrator (admin). input password and click Login.

and then extract the SynologyAssistant directory to the path /usr/local or any other path. 3 Click Extract. and then double-click Synology Assistant-2.gz. 4 Go to the path /usr/local/SynologyAssistant (or [the path you just specified]/SynologyAssistant). 17 Chapter 2: Get Started with Synology DiskStation Manager . 2 In the File Browser window that appears. and then select Run in Terminal in the dialog box that appears.3-[number]. doubleclick SynologyAssistant.Linux (Ubuntu) User: 1 Insert the installation CD into your computer.tar. and then double-click the SynologyInstall icon on the desktop. double-click the Linux folder.

Note: To ensure the process runs smoothly. The default password is empty.0 or onward  Safari: 3.0 or onward  Firefox: 3. please use the following browsers.5 Choose a Synology DiskStation.0 or onward 18 Chapter 2: Get Started with Synology DiskStation Manager .  Internet Explorer: 7. 6 Choose System administrator (admin). input password and click Login. Click Connect or double-click the selected server to enter the Web Management UI.

4 Choose System administrator (admin). 19 Chapter 2: Get Started with Synology DiskStation Manager . CubeStation. or RackStation. Note: Synology_Server_Name should be replaced with the name you set up for Synology DiskStation during the setup process. The Management UI is divided into the following sections. 5 Input the password for admin. Management Section (Left) Click the left bar of the Management UI to reveal the management section. which contains all of the Synology DiskStation functions categorized by folders. 2 In the address bar. input http://Synology_Server_Name:5000/.Use a Web Browser 1 Open a web browser window. 6 Click Login to access Web Management UI. you can click the Management icon to enter its Management UI. 3 Press Enter key on the keyboard. Management UI Appearance After you connect to Synology DiskStation Manager. the Synology_Server_Name will be DiskStation. If you choose One-step Setup during the setup process.

and photo albums. Surveillance Station. including File Station. and Download Station. Audio Station.  Wizard Mode: Display icons of the Synology DiskStation wizards to help you quickly set up Synology DiskStation. shared folders. click the Help button (with the book icon) at the right side to reveal the help section. including creating user accounts. connecting to the Internet.  At the lower part are links and menus you can use to go to the Desktop (where you can see the icons of frequently-used functions). backing up server data. and Customization buttons along the top of the management section to customize Synology DiskStation Manager. Help Section (Right) If you have any question about dealing with the settings. 20 Chapter 2: Get Started with Synology DiskStation Manager . log out of your account. There are two modes for the Home page:  Complete Mode: Display icons of all of the management functions in the main section. Customize the Management UI You can click the Home. Show the Home Page Click the Home button (with the house icon) at the top of the management section to see the Home page in the main section. setting up FTP service. To switch the Home page to complete or wizard mode: Click the Complete Mode or Wizard Mode link at the top-right corner of the Home page. and shut down or restart your Synology DiskStation. where you can get useful help by following the detailed instructions. Banner Section (Top) The banner at the top of Synology DiskStation Manager includes the following items:  At the upper part are icons of enabled applications.Main Section (Center) You can select a function and see its detailed information or settings in the main section. Options.

Default Port Number In this section. 21 Chapter 2: Get Started with Synology DiskStation Manager . Preferences Tick the following checkboxes to edit the preferences for your Synology DiskStation Manager. enter any value between 1 to 65535 to specify the idle time period before the automatic logout occurs. specify the default port number for Management UI. and File Station.Modify the Options for Synology DiskStation Manager Click the Options button at the top of the management section to modify the following options for Synology DiskStation Manager. Audio Station. Logout Timer In this section.  Use mini banner: Activate the mini banner to save vertical space.  Display the Home page in complete mode: See the Home page in complete mode. You can enter keywords in the search box to locate the functions quickly.  Skip Desktop and go to the application directly after login: Go to the selected application directly after login. You need to click the Refresh button of your web browser for the change to take effect.  Show the quick search box: Display the quick search box at the bottom of the management section.

To show/hide management functions: 1 Click the Customization button (with the window icon) at the top of the management section to start customizing which functions should be shown in the management section.  Click anywhere in the left bar to reveal the management section. which will be hidden automatically after the mouse cursor leaves it for one second. 2 Click the OK button at the bottom to apply the changes. do any of the following:  Click the right arrow (>>) at the top of the left bar to reveal the management section and lock it in position. the management section is hidden. To reveal the management section.Show/Hide Management Functions You can show or hide any functions in the management section to display only the functions you want. 22 Chapter 2: Get Started with Synology DiskStation Manager . Reveal the Management Section By default. You need to click the left bar to reveal the management section.

Add Frequently-Used Functions to My Favorites You can add frequently-used functions to the My Favorites drop-menu (with the star icon) at the top of the management section for quick access. Note: For more information about the Wizard Mode. 2 Drag a function you want to the My Favorites section of the Home page. To add a function to My Favorites: 1 Click the Home button (with the house icon) at the top of the management section to see the Home page in the main section. Make sure the Home page is in the Wizard Mode. To access a function using My Favorites: Choose the function you want to access from the My Favorites drop-down menu (with the star icon). You will see the icons of the function in the My Favorites section. see "Show the Home Page" on Page 20. 23 Chapter 2: Get Started with Synology DiskStation Manager .

you can begin to modify its basic settings. This chapter explains how to change the network settings. Change Network Settings Go to System > Network to modify the network settings of your Synology DiskStation. 24 .Chapter Chapter 3: Modify System Settings 3 After you have successfully connected to Synology DiskStation Manager. and use energy saving features. you can change your Synology DiskStation identification on the network by entering a new server name. you can decide how your Synology DiskStation obtains its IP address here. LAN In this section. specify default languages. set up time.  Get network configuration automatically (DHCP): Get IP address automatically via DHCP. Server Name In this section.

subnet mask.  Network Fault Tolerance only: If the LAN 1 port becomes unavailable.3ad support is required to use in this mode. DNS.3ad is the standard for most Link Aggregation implementations. Link Aggregation Synology DiskStation supports dual LAN. the system will use LAN 2 to provide service. Note: Both LAN cables must reside on the same switch to use the Link Aggregation. You can select this option if your switch does not support IEEE 802. allowing you to connect to the network with the two LAN cables at the 1 same time. A switch with 802. Mode descriptions:  IEEE 802. 25 Chapter 3: Modify System Settings . Use manual configuration: Manually enter the IP address. and gateway. --------1 Link Aggregation is supported on specific models only.3ad Dynamic Link Aggregation: IEEE 802. or to assign Synology DiskStation with two IP addresses under different subnets. With Link Aggregation enabled. trunking and network fault tolerances are supported.3ad.

Wireless Network Click the Wireless Network tab to connect Synology DiskStation to a wireless network.  Create an Ad-Hoc Network: In addition to infrastructure network. all wireless devices within range of each other can communicate in a peer-to-peer fashion without a central access point. If the access point you want to access is locked with password protection.com. 26 Chapter 3: Modify System Settings . Note: For a list of compatible wireless dongles. in which a central access point (AP) bridges the wireless network to a wired Ethernet network. --------1 Wireless network is supported on specific models only. In an Ad-Hoc network. To set up an Ad-Hoc network. Ad-Hoc network is also widely used. it will not be discovered during the scanning.  Connect to a hidden wireless network: If an access point doesn't broadcast its SSID (Network Name) for privacy reason. 1 Note: Wireless network is available only when a wireless dongle is plugged into the USB port of your Synology DiskStation. the wizard will ask you to enter the password. You can manually connect to those hidden access points by entering the required information manually.synology. click Disconnect first).  Join a wireless network: The wizard will scan available wireless access points or Ad-Hoc networks with their signal strength and security status. visit www. To set up a wireless network: Click Set up a wireless network and choose from the following options (If you are already connected to a wireless network. all wireless devices have to be configured for Ad-Hoc mode instead of the infrastructure mode.

enable email notification.  Codepage: Synology DiskStation uses Unicode to avoid file inaccessibility from computers using different languages. music metadata indexing 27 Chapter 3: Modify System Settings . UPnP support. and specify the codepage for Unicode filename conversion. But for the following devices or applications to use Synology DiskStation services without problem. you need to choose the appropriate codepage for them:  Computers without Unicode support  Applications that convert non-Unicode strings to Unicode. such as FTP service.Specify Default Languages Go to System > Language to set the language for Synology DiskStation Manager.  Email Language: Set your preferred language for email notification from Synology DiskStation.  Display Language: Choose your preferred display language. or have it the same as your default browser setting.

udel. or have them set automatically using a network time server.apple. To set the date and time manually: Choose Manually and select the date and time.gov  time.apple.eecis. Note: The main purpose of Network Time Protocol (NTP) is for synchronizing clocks of computer system over data network. 3 Enter the address of your network time server. You can check the current time. please visit http://www.Set Up Time Go to System > Time to set up the time.com  time.html 28 Chapter 3: Modify System Settings .com  time. manually set the server's date and time. To sync the date and time with NTP server: 1 Choose Synchronize with a NTP server.euro. Below are a few recommended NTP servers:  time.edu/~mills/ntp/servers. 2 Assign a sync frequency from the drop-down menu.windows.nist.asia.com For more information about NTP Server.com  time.apple. To set the time zone: Choose an option from the Time zone drop-down menu.

--------1 Scheduled Power On is supported on specific models only. Scheduled Power On/Off You can set the system to power on or power off automatically at a specified time.Use Energy Saving Features Synology DiskStation comes with many energy saving features. See "Appendix A: Synology DiskStation Specifications" on Page 147 for more information. HDD hibernation. wake on LAN. Power Recovery If the system shut down abnormally due to a power failure. and fan control. check the Enable 1 scheduled power on or Enable scheduled power off checkbox and specify the time you wish. Go to System > Power to set up those energy saving features. scheduled power on/off. such as power recovery. To do this. 29 Chapter 3: Modify System Settings . the power recovery function allows the system to boot up automatically after the power is restored. allowing you to automatically restart Synology DiskStation when the power is restored and save power consumption when Synology DiskStation is not active.

Wake on LAN After ticking Enable Wake on LAN. See the help of Synology Assistant for more information. This helps to save energy and extend the hard drive lifespan. and its power cord is plugged into a working power outlet. 2 --------1 Wake on LAN is supported on specific models only. Note: You can also perform Wake on LAN for supported Synology DiskStation with Synology Assistant. 2 Fan Control is supported on specific models only. See "Appendix A: Synology DiskStation Specifications" on Page 147 for more information. external eSATA or USB disk to hibernation mode and it will stop spinning as if it had been inactive for some amount of time. Wake on LAN works only after Synology DiskStation is shut down properly by pressing the Power button or selecting Shutdown from the DSM management UI. See "Appendix A: Synology DiskStation Specifications" on Page 147 for more information. HDD Hibernation You can set the internal hard drive. Fan Control You can choose the appropriate fan speed mode (3. 30 Chapter 3: Modify System Settings . Activate the function by entering the IP address (or DDNS 1 hostname) and the MAC address of your DiskStation. you can turn on Synology DiskStation over the local area network or the Internet by using a WOL (Wake on LAN) application.5") for different hard drive sizes accordingly.5" or 2.

so data integrity is protected when at least one disk is normal. What is Volume? A volume is the combination of several hard drives into one storage space for centralized management. JBOD is a collection of hard drives. you can choose between several volume types. 31 . See "Appendix A: Synology DiskStation Specifications" on Page 147 for more information. and one will act as a hot spare drive to rebuild the failed drive of the volume automatically. It uses parity mode to store redundant data on space equal to the size of two disks for later data recovery. Synology DiskStation Supported Volume Types Volume Type Data Protection HDD # Description Basic No 1 A Basic volume must be created with one hard drive as an independent unit. Combining multiple disks to build a volume. RAID 0 offers Striping. access external disks with Synology DiskStation Manager. 2 "N" represents the total number of hard drives within the volume. If the volume is composed of two or more hard drives. The Standard volume (also known as Synology Hybrid RAID) can optimize the volume size when combining hard drives with different sizes. a process of dividing data into blocks and spreading the data blocks across several hard drives. you need to set up storage spaces first. data integrity is protected when one of the hard drives fails. The system will write identical data to each hard drive at the same time. This configuration includes a backup option. A RAID 5+Spare volume requires at least four drives. When creating a Basic volume. ≧4 --------1 Volume types except for Basic are supported on specific models only. but without safety measures. It uses parity mode to store redundant data on space equal to the size of one disk for later data recovery. you can select only one hard drive at a 1 x (HDD size) time. in which data integrity is (even number) protected when one of the two hard drives fails. Sum of all HDD sizes N2 x (Smallest HDD size) JBOD1 No ≧2 RAID 01 No ≧2 Standard Yes ≧1 Optimized by the system RAID 11 Yes 2-4 Smallest HDD size (N – 1) x (Smallest HDD size) (N – 2) x (Smallest HDD size) (N – 2) x (Smallest HDD size) (N / 2) x (Smallest HDD size) RAID 51 Yes ≧3 RAID 5+Spare1 Yes ≧4 RAID 61 Yes ≧4 RAID 101 Yes RAID 10 has the performance of RAID 0 and data protection level of RAID 1. If you buy a Synology DiskStation with 2 or more bays. including volumes and iSCSI Targets. This volume type eliminates the risk of volume failure and provides extra data protection.Chapter Chapter 4: Manage Storage Space 4 Volume Capacity Before sharing Synology DiskStation services with your users. and check hard drive's status. This chapter explains how to use Volume Manager to set up storage space. RAID 10 combines two hard drives into a group. Some types of volume can provide data protection to prevent data loss caused by disk failure.

remove.  Go to Information > Status. the volume will be in the degraded mode. or change the volume type. --------1 This is supported on specific models only. repair or expand volumes. allowing you to replace the crashed disk without shutting down your Synology DiskStation. and RAID 6 volumes. 2 Click Remove and follow the wizard to remove the volume. Note: Data stored on the volume will be deleted after you remove the volume.) 2 Pull out the hard drive tray to replace the crashed disk with a new one. RAID 10. See "Appendix A: Synology DiskStation Specifications" on Page 147 for more information. Remove a Volume 1 Select the volume you want to remove. and check the status column in the Hard disk(s) section. Repair a Volume The repair function is available for RAID 1. Create a Volume Click Create and follow the wizard to create a volume.1 To identify and replace the crashed disk: 1 Identify the crashed disk by doing one of the following:  Check the hard drive icons in Volume Manager. Be careful using this option. The icon of the crashed disk will appear with an exclamation mark. RAID 5.Manage Volumes with Volume Manager Go to Storage > Volume Manager. where you can create.)  Check the LED indicators on the front panel. RAID 5+Spare. When one of the hard drives in the volume fails. Note: Synology DiskStation provides hot swapping function. (See "Check System Status" on Page 137 for more information. 32 Chapter 4: Manage Storage Space . (See "Appendix B: LED Indication Tables" on Page 152 for more information. You can repair the volume by replacing the crashed disk to keep the data on the volume protected.

RAID 1 or RAID 5 volume. 3 Choose Change RAID type and follow the wizard to complete the setup.  The size of the replacement hard drive must be larger than the smallest disk size of the volume. See "Synology DiskStation Supported Volume Types" on Page 31 for the required amount of disks for the volume. 2 Select Repair and follow the wizard to repair the volume. Change Volume Type If you have created a Basic.  The status of the added drive must be Initialized or Not Initialized. Note:  The volume status must be normal. Note: The status of the repairing hard drive must be Initialized or Not Initialized. 33 Chapter 4: Manage Storage Space . Available types of volume change include:  Basic to RAID 1. RAID 5 or RAID 5+Spare  RAID 1 to RAID 5 or RAID 5+Spare  Add mirror disk to RAID 1  RAID 5 to RAID 5+Spare or RAID 6 To change the volume type: 1 Select the volume you want to change. 2 Click Manage. enough number of hard drives for the new type is required.  If you want to change the volume type.Note: The replacement hard drive size must be larger or equal to the size of the smallest disk in the volume. you could add a new drive to the Synology DiskStation. and then use Volume Manager to change the volume type. To repair a volume: 1 Click Manage.

or adding a hard drive to the volume. 3 Turn on the Synology DiskStation and repair the volume. 6 Copy the backup data to the new volume. RAID 5+Spare. 2 Replace the first internal hard drive with a larger hard drive.  You can only remove the hard drive when the volume is in Normal status. See "Reinstall Synology DiskStation" on Page 142 for more information. and then follow the wizard to change the volume. 34 Chapter 4: Manage Storage Space . For Basic or RAID 0 volume on models with two or more bays: 1 Back up all data stored on the Synology DiskStation. To expand a volume by adding disks: 1 Install a new hard drive for your Synology DiskStation. 5 The system will expand the volume automatically. Expand by Replacing with Larger Disks When the internal HDD storage runs out of space. Expand by Adding Disks If you have empty hard drive trays in your Synology DiskStation. See "Repair a Volume" on Page 32 for more information. you can expand JBOD. When the volume is removed successfully. Note:  Before replacing the spare disk of a RAID 5+Spare volume. 4 Select the hard drive in the Choose disks section. For RAID 1 and RAID 5. RAID 6. and RAID 10 volumes: 1 Turn off the Synology DiskStation (skip this step for models that support disk hot swapping). please repair the volume before replacing it. If the volume is in Degraded status. RAID 5. 3 Turn on the Synology DiskStation. all enabled services on other volumes will be temporarily stopped. or RAID 10 volumes by adding disks. 6 Copy the data from the replaced hard drive to the new hard drive. otherwise it will cause data loss.  When the system is removing a volume. For one-bay models: 1 Turn off the Synology DiskStation. those services will be resumed. the system administrator can follow the steps below to replace a larger HDD without losing the original data.Expand a Volume You can expand the storage capacity by connecting external hard drives. click Change RAID type. 5 Connect the replaced hard drive to the USB or eSATA port. 3 Click Manage. RAID 6. you need to click Manage. See "Reinstall Synology DiskStation" on Page 142 for more information. 5 Follow the wizard to complete the setup. replacing the internal hard drive with a larger one. 7 Remove the replaced hard drive. 3 Replace the internal hard drives with larger ones. 2 Replace the internal hard drive with a larger one. 4 Turn on the Synology DiskStation 5 Reinstall the system. 2 Turn off the Synology DiskStation. RAID 5+Spare. 2 Select the volume you want to expand. 4 Reinstall the system. 4 Repeat step 1 to 3 until all internal hard drives are replaced with larger hard drives.

or change its RAID type. and RAID 6 volume. DX5.  The status of the added disk must be Initialized or Not Initialized. allowing clients (called initiators) to access the space like a local disk. you can repair or expand it. (Please see Page 32 of this chapter for detailed information about volume management. you can create up to 10 iSCSI Targets on one Synology DiskStation.Note:  For RAID 5. There are 2 ways to create an iSCSI Target:  Designate several disks. Please visit www.  Designate a portion of your volume space. RAID 5+Spare. providing faster performance of file transfer.synology. With Volume Manager.) --------1 DX510. and RX4 are supported on specific models only.  The volume status must be normal.  You can also expand your volume with Synology Expansion Device (DX510. The enhanced iSCSI Target now features block-level support.1 Create an iSCSI Target iSCSI Target is a storage space with the Intranet or over the Internet.com. Go to Storage > Volume Manager to create an iSCSI Target on your Synology DiskStation. just like using a volume. the hard drive size must be larger than the smallest disk in the volume. If you create an iSCSI Target with several disks. DX5. and RX4) using the same way. 35 Chapter 4: Manage Storage Space .

2 Choose Custom. 3 Select the iSCSI Target type you want to create. 2 A new shared folder named usbshare1 (for USB device) or esatashare (for eSATA device) will be created automatically and ready for access. To enable or disable an iSCSI Target: 1 Select the iSCSI Target you want to enable or disable. 2 Choose Enable/Disable from the iSCSI Target drop-down menu. 4 Follow the wizard to create an iSCSI Target.To create an iSCSI Target: 1 Click Create and click Next. and then set up the configuration of iSCSI Target. 2 Choose Edit from the iSCSI Target drop-down menu. Note: For detailed information about iSCSI configuration. 36 Chapter 4: Manage Storage Space . See "Appendix A: Synology DiskStation Specifications" on Page 147 for more information. Attach an External Disk You can attach external USB or eSATA disks to the USB or eSATA port of your Synology DiskStation for backup 1 or file sharing purposes. --------1 eSATA is supported on specific models only. To attach an external disk: 1 Connect an external USB or eSATA disk to the USB or eSATA port of your Synology DiskStation. see the help section of Storage > Volume Manager. To edit an iSCSI Target: 1 Select the iSCSI Target you want to edit. Go to External Devices > USB Disk or eSATA Disk to manage the attached external disks.

Note: For more information about your external disks. 37 Chapter 4: Manage Storage Space . usbshare3 … will be created. usbshare2. see the help section of USB Disk or eSATA Disk.Note: When more than 1 external USB disk is connected. To eject or format an external disk: Click Eject or Format.

DDNS registration. allowing its services to be accessible from anywhere and anytime. allowing you to connect your Synology DiskStation to the Internet quickly and easily. No need to trouble over the complexity of firewall settings. 38 . and register a friendly DDNS hostname for your Synology DiskStation.Chapter Chapter 5: Connect from the Internet 5 You can connect to your Synology DiskStation over the Internet. simply follow the EZ-Internet Wizard and get ready to access your DiskStation via the Internet within minutes. To use the EZ-Internet wizard: 1 Click the Home button (with the house icon) at the top of the management section to see the Home page in the main section. This chapter explains how to set up Internet connection with the easy-to-use Synology EZ-Internet wizard. 2 Click Wizard Mode at the top-right corner if you are in Complete Mode. PPPoE setup. 3 Click EZ-Internet and follow the wizard to complete the setup. or with the more advanced port forwarding function. and router port forwarding configuration. Use the EZ-Internet Wizard The new EZ-Internet Wizard is now available.

make sure you have manually assigned a static IP address for your Synology DiskStation. Note: For detailed information about setting up PPPoE. See "LAN" on Page 24 for more information. contact your ISP or network administrator. and your Internet Service Provider (ISP) uses PPPoE (Point to Point Protocol over Ethernet). Note: Before you start. To connect to the Internet via PPPoE: Go to Internet Connection > PPPoE to set up PPPoE. you must have the administrative permission to the router. you can enable PPPoE and enter the account information to directly connect to the Internet. Go to Internet Connection > Router Configuration to set up your router and port forwarding rules. Set Up Port Forwarding Rules for Router If your Synology DiskStation is within the Intranet.Connect to the Internet via PPPoE If your Synology DiskStation is connecting to a DSL or cable modem. 39 Chapter 5: Connect from the Internet . Note: To configure port forwarding rules and assign static IP address. you can set up port forwarding rules for the router to allow your Synology DiskStation to be accessible over the Internet.

If your router requires a custom account to allow it to be accessed.Set up Router Before adding port forwarding rules. The protocol and port vary depending on the model of your router. 5 Click OK. 2 Select your router by doing the following : a Choose your router from the Router drop-down menu. To set up your router: 1 Click Set up router to open the settings window. 4 Enter custom account. you need to set up your router first. 40 Chapter 5: Connect from the Internet . click Update List to get the latest router support list from Synology. select Use custom account and fill in the Account and Password fields. at the bottom of the window to submit your router information to Synology. If you cannot connect using the default HTTP protocol and 80 port. click Contact Synology Inc. b If you cannot find your router. 3 Enter the protocol and port for your router. refer to the documentation that comes with your router for correct settings. c If you still have trouble finding your router even after the list is updated.

22 or 21. Using a router port for two or more rules will cause conflicts. Test Your Port Forwarding Rules You can test whether the port forwarding rule is working or not.  Each router port can be used for one forwarding rule only. Note:  Some routers don't allow using custom ports for system services forwarding. You may need to wait for a few minutes before the rules start working.55536-55663. 6881-6890. FTP. 41 Chapter 5: Connect from the Internet . the rules won't be applied. choose Built-in application and tick the system services. Web Station. etc). For example. 2 Do one of the following:  If you want to create port forwarding rules for system services (for example.” to separate ports.  Use “.  If you want to create port forwarding rules for custom services. 2 The result will be displayed in the Connection Test Result column. depending on the models of your routers. choose Custom port. See the documentation that came with your router for more information. You can use the following syntax to specify port numbers and range:  Use “-” to describe port range. To test your port forwarding rules: 1 Select the rules you want to test and click Test Connection. To add port forwarding rules: 1 Click Create. 3 Click Save.Add Port Forwarding Rules Add port forwarding rules to specify the destination ports of your Synology DiskStation that will receive packages from specific router ports. Otherwise. You need to set another port for the rule to avoid conflicts. For example: 21. and a warning message will appear on the screen.

Note: The Register Now button will be available only when you choose No-IP.  If you don't have a No-IP. Method 1: Register a No-IP.com from the Service provider drop-down menu.com account and fill out all the required fields to register a new account. select Create a new No-IP. 3 Enter your account information:  If you already have a No-IP. allowing it to be connected anywhere by entering the hostname in the address bar of your web browser.com account. and then click Register Now. Note: If you have any problem using your No-IP. enter the hostname you want in the Hostname field. 42 Chapter 5: Connect from the Internet .com. choose No-IP.com account.com account. visit No-IP. The newly registered hostname for your Synology DiskStation will be activated in just a few seconds. Simply type in the DDNS hostname on the web browser as you would when connecting to any website. 2 In the window that appears. select Use an existing No-IP. Once set up. 4 Click OK to finish.Give Synology DiskStation a DDNS Hostname You can register a DDNS (Dynamic Domain Name Server) hostname for your Synology DiskStation.com account in Synology DiskStation Manager directly 1 Tick Enable DDNS support. you and your friends no longer need to remember the IP address to access your Synology DiskStation. Register a DDNS hostname for Synology DiskStation Go to Internet Connection > DDNS and use one of the following methods to enter your DDNS information.com for troubleshooting information.com account and enter the account information in the Email and Password field to log in.

(e. philip1234.com/  http://www.no-ip. username.dyndns. and password for your Synology DiskStation.de/ 2 Tick Enable DDNS support and enter the hostname.dyndns. Note: Remember to enter the full domain name in the Hostname field.g.com/  http://www.Method 2: Visit any DDNS service provider's website to register a DDNS account 1 Visit any of the following DDNS service providers to register a DDNS account:  http://www.org/  http://www.3322.twodns.org) 43 Chapter 5: Connect from the Internet .

2 Tick Automatically redirect HTTP connections to HTTPS if you want the connections to ports for HTTP to be redirected to HTTPS ports automatically. When the HTTPS connection is enabled. 44 . enable auto block.Chapter Chapter 6: Enhance Internet Security 6 After your Synology DiskStation is available on the Internet. HTTPS Ports for Synology DiskStation include the following: Applications Synology DiskStation Manager HTTP Port 5000 (customizable) 80 HTTPS Port 5001 Connection Method https://Synology_Server_Name:5001 https://Synology_Server_IP:5001 https://Synology_Server_Name https://Synology_Server_IP https://Synology_Server_Name/photo https://Synology_Server_IP/photo Web Station 443 Photo Station 80 443 To enable HTTPS connection: 1 Tick Enable HTTPS connection. For example. if you try to connect to Synology DiskStation Manager using the 5000 port by typing http://Synology_Server_Name or http:// Synology_Server_Name:5000 in the address bar of your web browser. This chapter explains how to enable the HTTPS protocol. Please keep your private key safely. any connections to Synology DiskStation via the HTTP protocol will be encrypted with the SSL/TLS encrypting mechanism. and encrypt your data. Enable HTTPS Connection with SSL/TLS Protection Go to Network Services > Web Services to enable HTTPS connection. set up the firewall. 3 If you have a certificate issued by trusted Certificate Authority (CA). click Import Certificate to upload your own certificate and private key in order to host a valid SSL server. you will be redirected to https:// Synology_Server_Name:5001 automatically. you will need to safeguard it against any attacks from Internet hackers. The certificate should match the private key.

Important: You cannot use the following port numbers for HTTP access. 23. 138. In addition. because they are reserved for system use. 143. 515. 2 Choose an option in the Ports section. To add an additional port number for HTTP access: Enter any port number between 1 and 65535 in the Enter the port number field. 9998. 22. 543. 8080.  Custom: Specify the type and protocol of the port. 873.Add an Additional Port Number for HTTP Access In addition to the default 80 port. 995. 45 Chapter 6: Enhance Internet Security . 548. 5432. 587. you can add an additional port number for HTTP access. DS107e. 3306. 21.  Port number: 20. DS108j. You can apply the rule to all ports or selected ports using one of the following options:  All: Choose this option to apply the rule to all ports on Synology DiskStation. 443. and DS109j). 3689. 50002  FTP port range: 55536-55663  BitTorrent port range: 6881-6890  Surveillance Station port range: 55736-55863 Prevent Unauthorized Connection with Firewall The built-in firewall can prevent unauthorized logins. You can enter up to 15 ports separated with comma. or by specifying a port range (not applicable to DS107. 9997. Note: You can create up to 100 rules for Synology DiskStation. 139. and control which services can be accessed. you can choose to allow or deny access to certain network ports from specific IP addresses. 50001. 199. 137. 25. 8081. and enter the custom port number. Go to Internet Connection > Firewall to create firewall rules. 9999. To create a firewall rule: 1 Click Create to open the settings window. 993. 445. 110.  Select from a list of built-in applications: Tick the system services that will be included in the rule. 5335.

 Subnet: Choose this option to apply the rule to a subnet. the firewall rules might not work properly. For more information about link aggregation.  If your system has 2 network ports connecting to the same subnet.  Single host: Choose this option to apply the rule to an IP address. rsync. To enable auto block: 1 Tick Enable auto block. 46 Chapter 6: Enhance Internet Security . Go to Network Services > Auto Block to use the auto block function. an IP address will be blocked automatically if it has too many failed login attempts. mobile devices. You can choose to allow or deny access from a particular source IP using one of the following options:  All: Choose this option to apply the rule to all source IP addresses. firewall will apply the rules from the first network. and reserve the rules from the second network1. 2 Enter the following information to block an IP address with a number of failed login attempts within the specified minutes :  Login attempts: The number for failed login attempts  Within (minutes): The number of minutes --------1 Link Aggregation is supported on specific models only. After enabling the service. Automatically Block Suspicious Login Attempts Auto block allows you to prevent unauthorized login via SSH.3 Specify the source IP address in the Source IP section. Telnet. To change the priorities of the rules: Reorder the rules by dragging any of them up or down. Note:  When you combine 2 networks with link aggregation. 4 Choose Allow or Deny from the Access drop-down menu to allow or deny the source IP address to access the specified ports. and the management UI. File Station. see "Link Aggregation" on Page 25. FTP. Rules at the top will have higher priorities.

Note: For more information about email notification. see "Receive Email Notification" on Page 140. select it and click Remove. Note: The IP address will remain blocked if Unblock after (days) is set to 0. 47 Chapter 6: Enhance Internet Security . To manage the blocked IP addresses: 1 Click Block List to check the blocked IP addresses. 4 Tick Enable email notification to receive email notification when an IP address is blocked. 2 If you want to remove an IP address from the block list.3 Tick Enable block expiration and enter a number of days in the Unblock after (days) field if you want to unblock the IP address after the specified days. Make sure email notification is enabled for your Synology DiskStation before using this option.

This chapter explains how to enable the support for file sharing protocols for all platforms. applications or subfolders from specific users or groups. see "Set Up Shared Folders" on Page 54. set up shared folders. NFS Enable Windows File Service Go to File Sharing > Win/Mac OS and tick Enable Windows File Service to make Synology DiskStation a Windows file server (CIFS Server).  For more information about shared folders. and allow or deny access to the shared folders. Use CIFS Recycle Bin A CIFS Recycle Bin is a folder that contains files deleted by users who access Synology DiskStation via the CIFS protocol. Synology DiskStation can become the file sharing center within the Intranet or over the Internet. Enable File Sharing Protocols for All Platforms This section tells you how to enable Synology DiskStation to support file sharing protocols for all platforms.Chapter Chapter 7: Set Up File Sharing 7 File sharing is one of Synology DiskStation's major functions. When users delete files in a shared folder. 48 . FTP. see the help section of the Win/Mac OS page. Synology DiskStation supports the following file sharing protocols:  For Windows: SMB/CIFS (My Network Places). allowing users to access its files anytime and anywhere. To use CIFS Recycle Bin:  Tick Enable CIFS Recycle Bin to activate the recycle bin. FTP. Note:  For more information about Windows file service. create users and groups for clients. AFP  For Linux: SMB. the deleted files will be moved to a #recycle folder created automatically in the same folder.  Click Empty CIFS Recycle Bin to permanently delete the files in the #recycle folder. FTP  For Mac: SMB.

Enable NFS Service for Linux Clients Go to File Sharing > NFS. Enable Bonjour Printer Broadcast Tick Enable Bonjour Printer Broadcast to allow Mac clients to browse and locate the printer connected to Synology DiskStation. see the help section of the Win/Mac OS page. If you want to configure Linux client's NFS access privileges to the shared folders. 49 Chapter 7: Set Up File Sharing .Enable Mac File Service Go to File Sharing > Win/Mac OS and tick Enable Mac File Service to make Synology DiskStation a Mac file server (AFP Server). see "Allow Users or Groups to Access the Shared Folders" on Page 55 for more information. Note: For more information about Mac file service. tick Enable NFS and click OK.

Manage Users and Groups Go to Privileges > User or Group to create users or groups. To join a workgroup: Choose WORKGROUP and enter the name of the workgroup. and click OK. See "Allow Users or Groups to Access the Shared Folders" on Page 55 for more information. see the help section of the Win/Mac OS page. 2 In the window that appears. After Synology DiskStation joins the domain. 50 Chapter 7: Set Up File Sharing . enter the user name and password for the administrator of the domain server. and allow or deny their access to different shared folders.Join a Windows ADS Domain or Workgroup Go to File Sharing > Win/Mac OS to add your Synology DiskStation to a workgroup or domain. You can also configure domain users’ access privileges to the shared folders on Synology DiskStation. and click OK. Note: For more information about ADS domain. To join a domain: 1 Choose Domain and enter the domain name and DNS server (optional). domain users can log in to Synology DiskStation with their domain account and password.

 Read/Write: The user can access and make changes to the files and subfolders in the shared folder.  Read only: The user can access the files and subfolders in the shared folder. 4 Choose the text file and click OK to start uploading. see "Allow Users or Groups to Access the Shared Folders" on Page 55. To search for a user: Type the name of the user in the Search field and press Enter (Windows) or Return (Mac) on your keyboard. 2 Make changes to the settings and click OK. This function is especially useful when there are numerous users for your Synology DiskStation. 4 Click the Quota tab if you want to set the maximum storage quota for the user.  No access: The user cannot access the files and subfolders in the shared folder.com rosiel chad erica 5678 8901 2345 mother brother sister rosiel@abc.com erica@abc. To edit a user: 1 Select the user you want to edit from the users list and click Edit or double-click the user. Note: Users with abnormal status will not be imported. 51 Chapter 7: Set Up File Sharing . The search result will be displayed in the users list below. but cannot make changes to them. a dialog will show the list of imported users. 3 Click Privileges setup. Note: For more information about editing a group's access privileges to shared folders. see "Create and Edit Groups" on Page 52. By default. Select the user group for the user.com 80000 80000 20000 20000 2 Save the text file in UTF-8 encoding. Tick Overwrite duplicate accounts if you want to replace the existing duplicate accounts with the one from the users list. Tick Enable quota and enter a value under the Quota column. 2 Click the User groups tab. the user is categorized under the users group. Note: For more information about groups.Create and Edit Users To create a user account: 1 Click Create and enter the user name and other information. 3 Go to Privileges > User and click Import Users. Assign shared folder privileges for the user. To create a user account by importing users list: 1 Create a text file which contains the following tab-delimited information in each line:  Username  Password  Description  Email  Quota (MB) in volume 1  Quota (MB) in volume 2 (and so on) Note:  All fields are optional except Username. 5 Click OK to finish.com chad@abc.  An example of the text file is shown as follows: edward 1234 father edward@abc. After submission.

52 Chapter 7: Set Up File Sharing . which is accessible only by the user and the system administrator. and then edit the group's properties. see "Join a Windows ADS Domain or " on Page 50. select the volume to store the home folders. 2 Make changes to the settings and click OK. To enable user home service: 1 Click User Home. For more information about Windows ADS domain. their home folders are located in the folder named @DH-domain name. uncheck Include domain users instead. Create and Edit Groups Go to Privileges > Group to create and edit a group. you must join the domain and assign shared folder privileges for the users. 2 Uncheck Enable user home service. Create User's Home Folder Each user (except for guest) can have his/her own folder called the home folder. saving you the trouble of editing users one by one. Users can access their home folders again if the user home service is enabled again. The name of the user's home folder is the user account plus a unique number. To edit a group's name and description: 1 Select the group you want to edit from the groups list and click Edit or double-click the group. To create a new group: 1 Click Create and enter the group name and description. Tick Include domain users if you want to enable user home service for domain users. 4 Click OK. To disable user home service: 1 Click User Home.To delete a user: Select the user you want to delete and click Delete. the homes folder will be kept but accessible by the system administrator only. their home folders are located in the homes folder with the same name as the user account. Location and naming of the home folders:  For local users. 2 Tick Enable user home service. When the user home service is disabled. To disable user home service only for domain users. add users to the group. 3 If there is more than one volume on Synology DiskStation. Note: To see domain users in the users list. 2 Click OK. the user home service must be disabled first. Note: To delete the homes folder.  For Windows ADS domain users.

see "Allow Users or Groups to Access the Shared Folders" on Page 55. Note:  By default. Audio Station. To add or remove group members: 1 Select the group you want to add users to from the groups list and click Edit Members. Note: You can also use the search field to find multiple users.To delete a group: Select the group you want to delete from the groups list and click Delete. Download Station. select users from the users list. and allow or disallow them to access applications. To allow users to access applications for Synology DiskStation: 1 Do any of the following:  Tick the checkboxes under FTP. or Surveillance Station to allow users to access to the applications. 2 Click Add or Remove. File Station. (Press and hold Shift or Ctrl while making multiple selections.  Tick the checkbox next to an application to allow all users on the current page to access the application. 53 Chapter 7: Set Up File Sharing . Allow Users to Access Applications Go to Privileges > Application Setting to decide which applications could be accessed by a user.) 3 Click Finish. 2 Click Save Settings after setup is finished. and click OK. all users belong to the users group  For more information about editing a group's access privileges to shared folders.

For more information about Web Station. It will be created automatically when Audio Station is enabled. The NetBackup folder is created automatically when Network Backup Service is enabled. see "Network Backup" on Page 74. and Blogs" on Page 84 and "Manage DLNA Media Server" on Page 132. The home folder provides a private space for each user to store data where only the user can access. It will be created automatically when User Home is enabled. It will be created automatically when Web Station is enabled. photo music video surveillance home homes NetBackup 54 Chapter 7: Set Up File Sharing . see "Create User's Home Folder" on Page 52. (Folders within the shared folders are called subfolders.Set Up Shared Folders Go to Privileges > Shared Folder to manage the shared folders. Videos. The video folder contains videos you want to browse through DLNA/UPnP DMA. System built-in shared folders include the following: Name public web Description The public folder will be created automatically after the first time you set up Synology 1-bay models. The homes folder contains the home folders of all users. The photo folder contains photos and videos you want to share on Photo Station. The web folder contains contents of your website. Built-in Shared Folders Created by the System System built-in shared folders are created when the services or applications requiring the folders are enabled. see "Create User's Home Folder" on Page 52. see "Chapter 12: Play Music with Audio Station" on Page 94. For more information about Audio Station. The surveillance folder contains Surveillance Station recordings. It will be created automatically when Photo Station or DLNA/UPnP Media Server is enabled. For more information about network backup. It is read-only and can only be accessed by the system administrator. For more information about Media Server.) You can store data in the shared folders and share them with users or groups with access privileges. see "Chapter 14: Safeguard Your Environment with Surveillance Station" on Page 113. see "Chapter 11: Share Photos. see "Enable Web Station to Host Website" on Page 78. For more information about User Home. For more information about Surveillance Station. For more information about User Home. see "Manage DLNA Media Server" on Page 132. It will be created automatically when User Home is enabled. which are the root folders of Synology DiskStation. For more information about Photo Station and media server. It will be created automatically when Media Server is enabled. It will be created automatically when Surveillance Station is enabled. The music folder contains music you want to share on Audio Station. Only system administrator can access and manage all users' home folders.

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Description The usbshare1 folder is created automatically when you connect an USB disk to Synology DiskStation’s USB port. For more information about external USB disks, see "Attach an External Disk" on Page 36. The satashare folder is created automatically when you connect an eSATA disk to Synology DiskStation’s eSATA port. For more information about external eSATA disks, see "Attach an External Disk" on Page 36.

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Shared Folders Created by Administrator
If you are the system administrator, you can also create shared folders and assign access privileges to the folders.

To create a new shared folder: 1 Click Create. 2 Enter the name and description for the shared folder, and select a volume where the folder will be created. 3 Tick Hide this shared folder in "My Network Places" if you want to hide the folder in Windows "My Network Places".
Note: If you have access privilege to a shared folder hidden in "My Network Places", you can still access it by pressing Windows-R and entering \\Synology_Server_Name\Shared_Folder_Name in the Open field.

4 Click OK.
Note: One Synology DiskStation can contain up to 100 or 2001 share folders, including the built-in shared folders.

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To allow users or groups to access a shared folder: 1 Select the shared folder you want to edit from the shared folders list, and click Privileges Setup to open the settings window. 2 Click the Privilege Setup tab, and select any of the following from the drop-down menu:  System Internal user: Anonymous FTP user. Before allowing anonymous FTP users to connect to a shared folder, you need to allow their access to the folder first. For more information about anonymous FTP, see "Enable Anonymous FTP" on Page 63.  Local users: Synology DiskStation users. See "Manage Users and Groups" on Page 50 for more information.  Local groups: Synology DiskStation groups. See "Manage Users and Groups" on Page 50 for more information. 3 Tick or uncheck the following privileges to assign access privileges for the users or groups:  Read/Write: The user or group can access and make changes to the files and subfolders in the shared folder.  Read only: The user or group can access the files and subfolders in the shared folder, but cannot make changes to them.  No access: The user or group cannot access the files and subfolders in the shared folder.
Note: To set the access privileges to subfolders, you can use File Station. See "Allow Users and Groups to Access Files and Subfolders" on Page 69 for more information.

4 Click the Advanced Privilege tab if you want to do any of the following:  Disable directory browsing  Disable modification of existing files  Disable file downloading 5 Click OK.
Note:  When you encounter privilege conflicts, the privilege priority is as follows: No access > Read/Write > Read only.  When you create a new shared folder, if the admin account's access privilege to the folder is set as No access, then the admin will only be able to see the folder by going to Privileges > Shared Folder.

To allow Linux clients to access a shared folder: 1 Select the shared folder you want to edit from the shared folder list, and click NFS Privileges. 2 Click Create to open the settings window. 3 Enter a hostname or IP, assign Privilege, assign Root Squash, and click OK. 4 Click OK.

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Encrypt a Shared Folder
Go to Privileges > Shared Folder to encrypt your shared folder.
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The AES 256-bit encryption can block off all access attempts. Without the encryption key, other people will not be able to use the encrypted data even if they remove the hard drives from your Synology DiskStation and mount it on their device.

To encrypt a shared folder: 1 Select a shared folder you want to encrypt, and then click Edit to open the settings window. 2 Tick Encrypt this shared folder, enter the encryption key in the Encryption key field, and enter the same key again in the Confirm key field. 3 Tick Allow access automatically on startup to mount the encrypted folder automatically after Synology DiskStation starts up next time. By default, encrypted shared folder will be unmounted automatically on startup for security reasons.
Note:  You can also encrypt a folder when you create it.  The following built-in shared folders are not allowed for encryption since they are associated with system services: web, photo, music, video, surveillance, download, Netbackup.  Encrypted shared folders cannot be accessed via NFS. If you encrypt a shared folder containing NFS rules, they will be removed.

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you can choose Mount from Encryption drop-down menu. and then enter or import the encryption key to mount the folder for access.Edit an Encrypted Folder After the folder is encrypted. 58 Chapter 7: Set Up File Sharing . there is no way to rescue the encrypted data. you cannot rename it or change its volume location.  For an encrypted shared folder which is mounted.  For an encrypted shared folder which is unmounted. you can choose Unmount from the Encryption dropdown menu to unmount the folder. Note:  It is very important to remember the encryption key.  If an encrypted folder is unmounted. you can use the Encryption drop-down menu to edit the folder. the Encryption drop-down menu is disabled. The items shown in the menu depend on the status of the selected shared folder:  For unencrypted shared folder. or Export key to save the encryption key. It is strongly recommended that you export and save the encryption key. If you forget or lose the key.

Method 2: Use the Run window. 1 Run Synology Assistant and select the server from the server list. 59 . they can share their files with your Synology DiskStation from anywhere.Chapter Chapter 8: Access Files from Anywhere 8 When you have set up users or groups with proper access privileges to the shared folders. Mac. you can access the mapped shared folder directly in Windows Explorer. make sure the relative file sharing protocols have been enabled for your Synology DiskStation. See "Enable File Sharing Protocols for All Platforms" on Page 48 for more information. Method 1: Use Synology Assistant to map the shared folders as network drives. This chapter explains the ways to access the Synology DiskStation shared folders within the Intranet or over the Internet. or Linux computer to access shared folders on Synology DiskStation within the Intranet. 2 Click Map Drive and follow the onscreen steps to finish the setup. you can use any of the following methods. 2 Enter \\Synology_Server_Name\Shared_Folder_Name in the Open field. 1 Press Windows-R to open the Run window. Note: Before accessing. Upon completion. Access Shared Folders from Windows To access shared folders from Windows. Access Files within the Intranet This section explains how to allow users to use Windows.

60 Chapter 8: Access Files from Anywhere . Upon completion. 3 Locate the shared folder by doing one of the following:  Enter \\Synology_Server_Name\Shared_Folder_Name in the Folder field. 4 Click Finish. and then click OK. 2 Choose a drive number from the Drive drop-down menu.  Click Browse to locate the shared folder. 1 Open a Windows Explorer window and choose Tools > Map network drive to show the Map Network Drive window. 5 Enter your user name and password for Synology DiskStation Manager and click OK. you can access the mapped shared folder directly in Windows Explorer.Method 3: Use Window Explorer.

Access Shared Folders from Linux 1 In Synology DiskStation Manager. smb://EricaWang or afp://192.168. Go to Privileges > Shared Folder.Access Shared Folders from Mac 1 Choose Go > Connect to Server from the menu bar. 2 Type Synology DiskStation's IP address or server name preceded by smb:// or afp:// in the Server Address field and click Connect.2) Note: For better performance. click NFS Privileges. enter the mount path to mount the shared folders. 3 Select the shared folder you want to access.0. 61 Chapter 8: Access Files from Anywhere . you can access the shared folder in the Finder window. it is recommended that you connect to the shared folders via SMB. 2 Select the shared folder you want to access. Upon completion. 3 On a Linux computer. (e.g. and find the mount path at the bottom of the window that appears.

2 Enter a value in Port number setting of FTP service (The default number is 21). 4 Click OK. see "Chapter 5: Connect from the Internet" on Page 38. 3 Specify the Port range of Passive FTP (PASV) by using the default range (55536-55663) or entering any range between 1025 and 65535. Note: For more information about making Synology DiskStation accessible over the Internet. you can use a FTP application to access the shared folders. Go to File Sharing > FTP to enable FTP service. 62 Chapter 8: Access Files from Anywhere .Access Files via FTP If your Synology DiskStation is accessible over the Internet. allowing users to upload or download Synology DiskStation data via FTP. Enable FTP Service 1 Tick Enable FTP service.

Java and Flash Player.  Browser: Internet Explorer 7 or onward. you will need the newest web browser.0 or onward. Firefox 1. you can enable anonymous FTP service. see the help section of the FTP page. Connect to Synology DiskStation Using a FTP Application Open any FTP application on your computer and enter the following information to connect to Synology DiskStation:  Synology DiskStation's IP address or domain name  Your user account and password  The port number (The default number is 21) Access Files via File Station File Station is one of Synology DiskStation's web-based applications.Enable Anonymous FTP If you want your FTP service to be accessible by any people on the Internet. or Safari 3. allowing them to log in with the user name anonymous or ftp. allowing Synology DiskStation users over the Internet to access Synology DiskStation folders with their browsers.5 or onward. To enable Anonymous FTP Access: Tick Enable Anonymous FTP and click OK. File Station 3 Requirement To use the full featured File Station 3. Note: For more information about using FTP service. with AJAX and JavaScript enabled  Java (For browsing folders on the local computer): Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 5 or onward  Flash: Flash Player 9 or onward 63 Chapter 8: Access Files from Anywhere .

To enable File Station: 1 Tick Enable File Station 3. you can also click the File Station button in the banner section to connect to File Station. 2 Tick Enable File Station log if you want to see the recorded activities of all users. see "Check Logs" on Page 138. To connect through Synology DiskStation Manager: 1 Log in to Synology DiskStation Manager. c Tick Enable HTTPS and enter the HTTPS port number if you want to enable HTTPS connection for File Station. Note: For information about checking logs.Enable and Customize File Station Go to File Sharing > File Station to enable and customize File Station. 2 Click the File Station icon on the desktop. see "Enable HTTPS Connection with SSL/TLS Protection" on Page 44. Connect to File Station You can use any of the following methods to connect to File Station. 64 Chapter 8: Access Files from Anywhere . Note: For more information about HTTPS. where you can enable a separate login page with its own login message and port number. 2 Go to the Common Setting tab. Note: If you are using the Management UI. To customize File Station: 1 Click Customize to open the settings window. a Enter your login message in the Message field. allowing you to connect to File Station directly without going through Synology DiskStation Manager. b Enter your customized port number in the Port field. After File Station is enabled. 3 Click OK. you can see its button in the banner section or its icon on the desktop. where you can change the File Station banner's color and background image. 3 Click the Banner Setting tab.

2 Press Enter (Windows) or Return (Mac) on your keyboard. where you can get useful help.  Upload queue (bottom): Displays the uploading progress of files and folders.0 or onward) to browse files stored in Files Station.  My Computer or My Mac panel (lower-left): Displays folders on your local computer.0 (Internet Explorer® Mobile or Opera® 9.2.) Use a Mobile Device: Mobile device support has been added to allow you to use iPhone OS 2.  Main section (center): Displays contents of the currently-selected folder. Note: For more information about using mobile devices to access Synology DiskStation services.g.To connect to customized login page (If you have customized File Station's Common Setting): 1 Type Synology DiskStation's IP address or server name or domain name plus a colon and the customized port number (e.1 onward or Windows Mobile® 6. see "Chapter 17: Communicate with Mobile Devices" on Page 146. http://ericawang. (Domain users need to enter Domain Name\Username in the Username field.  Help section (right): Click the Help button (with the book icon) at the right side to reveal the help section. 65 Chapter 8: Access Files from Anywhere .dyndns. 3 Enter your username and password.org:7000) in the address bar of your web browser. File Station Appearance  DiskStation panel (upper-left): Displays Synology DiskStation's shared folders and their subfolders.

copy. Upload Files or Folders to Synology DiskStation Use any of the following methods to upload files or folders from your computer to Synology DiskStation. Method 2: 1 In the My Computer panel.) 2 Right-click the files or folders. download. and compress files or folders. File Station will archive your selections into a zip file before downloading. select a destination folder on Synology DiskStation.Set File Station in Action With right-clicking. you can see the uploading progress of the files and folders in the Upload queue. The main section now displays the contents of the selected folder. and dragging-and-dropping. select a folder from your local computer. 2 Choose Upload from the Action menu. (Press and hold Shift or Ctrl while making multiple selections. move. 66 Chapter 8: Access Files from Anywhere . and more. 3 Click OK to start uploading. create. and select files or folders from your local computer. rename. When you upload files and folders using any of the following methods. Method 1: 1 In the DiskStation panel.) 2 Choose Download from the Action menu. extract. Method 1: 1 Select the files or folders you want to download. Method 2: 1 Select the files or folders you want to download. delete. the Action menu. Note: If you make multiple selections. (Press and hold Shift or Ctrl while making multiple selections. and choose Download. Download Files or Folders from Synology DiskStation Use any of the following methods to download files or folders from Synology DiskStation to your computer. you can easily upload.

You can see the contents of the archive in the File list. Rename a File or Folder on Synology DiskStation Use any of the following methods to rename a file or folder on Synology DiskStation folders.Overwrite to overwrite files or folders with the same name in the destination folder. choose Copy . (Press and hold Shift or Ctrl while making multiple selections. choose Upload .Skip or Move . select Skip. Otherwise. 4 At the bottom of the window. Method 3: 1 Drag a folder from the My Computer panel to any folder in the DiskStation panel. 3 Select a destination folder on Synology DiskStation in the window that appears. Method 2: 1 Drag any DiskStation folders or files from the main section to another folder in the DiskStation panel. Otherwise. select Overwrite if you want to overwrite files or folders with the same name in the destination folder.Overwrite to overwrite files or folders with the same name in the destination folder. Copy or Move Files or Folders on Synology DiskStation Use any of the following methods to copy files or folders between folders on Synology DiskStation. Otherwise. (Press and hold Shift or Ctrl while making multiple selections. select Skip.Skip to skip the files with the same filename. and then click Upload. 2 Choose Rename from the Action menu. 5 Click OK to start uploading.  Right-click one of the files or folders and choose Delete. choose Copy . 2 In the pop-up menu that appears. 2 Choose Create folder from the Action menu. 3 Click the Option tab to enter the password if the archive is password-protected. Method 2: 1 Right-click a files or a folder and choose Rename. choose Upload . Extract an Archive 1 Select an archive you want to extract. 3 Enter a new name in the window that appears and click OK.) 2 Choose Copy or Move from the Action menu. select Overwrite if you want to overwrite files or folders with the same name in the destination folder.Overwrite or Move . Otherwise. Create a New Folder 1 Go to the directory where you want to create a folder. 67 Chapter 8: Access Files from Anywhere .2 Select the files or folders you want in the main section. Method 1: 1 Select a file or a folder. 3 Enter a new name in the window that appears and click OK. Delete Files or Folders 1 Select the files or folders you want to delete. 3 Select a destination folder on Synology DiskStation in the window that appears. 2 In the pop-up menu that appears.Skip to skip the files with the same filename. 2 Choose Extract from the Action menu. 4 At the bottom of the window.) 2 Do one of the following:  Choose Delete from the Action menu. Method 1: 1 Select the files or folders you want to download. 2 Enter a new name in the window that appears and click OK.

zip. choose Add to archive instead.zip Open a File in a New Window Open a file on Synology DiskStation in a new tab or window of the web browser to preview it instantly. The browser setting will decide what file types can be viewed directly. .rar.tar.  Right-click the file and choose Open in New Window. . To open a file in a new window: 1 Select the file you want to preview.tar.) 2 Do one of the following:  Choose Compress to “(file name)”. select the files or folders on Synology DiskStation that you want to compress.zip.gz Compress Files or Folders 1 In the main section.4 Click Destination at the bottom. Note: File Station can compress files or folders into the following archive format: .  Right-click one of the selections and choose Compress to “(file name)”. click Extract All. using different compression levels or modes). 68 Chapter 8: Access Files from Anywhere . . 3 Click Refresh to display the archive in the main section. . (Press and hold Shift or Ctrl while making multiple selections. . 2 Do one of the following:  Choose Open in New Window from the Action menu.  To use advanced options (such as renaming or encrypting the archive. This allows you to view the selected file directly on the browser window. .tgz. 5 Do one of the following:  To extract all files and folders in the archive.zip from the Action menu.gz. Note: File Station can extract the following archive formats: . and select a destination folder on Synology DiskStation in the window that appears. select them in the File list and click Extract Selected.  To extract some files or folders in the archive. 3 The selected file will be opened in a new browser window.

Allow Users and Groups to Access Files and Subfolders With File Station. Note: To set access privileges to shared folders. you can set access privileges to files and subfolders. 69 Chapter 8: Access Files from Anywhere . copy download links and open file in a new browser window in the Properties window.Edit the Properties of Files and Subfolders You can edit the access privileges to files and subfolders (meaning folders and their subfolders in a shared folder). See "Allow Users or Groups to Access the Shared Folders" on Page 55 for more information. This function is especially useful when you want to allow different groups of users to access different subfolders in a shared folder. use Synology DiskStation Manager instead.

2 Do one of the following to open the Properties window:  Choose Properties from the Action menu. To obtain a file or folder's download link: 1 Select the file or folder for which you want to obtain its download link. allow or disallow the owner. Note: With File Station. 4 Send the link to other users via Email or instant messages. and the others to access the selected files and folders by ticking any of the Read. (Press and hold Shift or Ctrl while making multiple selections. see "Set as Private Album" on Page 89 for more information. They can download the linked file or folder by entering their username and password. 70 Chapter 8: Access Files from Anywhere . 5 Tick Apply to this folder. Note: You are not allowed to edit the access privileges to files and subfolders in the photo shared folder here. you can only perform the upload action for files and folders on your computer.  Choose the user group of the selected files and folders from the groups list. 6 Click OK.  Right-click one of the files or folders and choose Properties. To set access privileges to photo albums for Photo Station users. Obtain a File or Folder’s Download Link You can obtain the download link to a file or folder and share the link with other users. Write and Execute checkboxes. 3 Right-click the download link and choose Copy Shortcut to copy the download link. the user group.  Right-click one of the files or folders and choose Properties. 3 In the Owner & User Group section. 4 In the Privilege section. sub-folders and files if you want to give the same access privileges to all the subfolders and files within the selected subfolders. All the other File Station actions and properties setting are available for files and folders on Synology DiskStation only.To allow users and groups to access files and subfolders: 1 Select the files and folders for which you want to set access privileges.) 2 Do one of the following to open the Properties window:  Choose Properties from the Action menu. do the following:  Choose the owner of the selected files and folders from the users list.  All the other users or groups not chosen here belong to the others group.

2 Tick the checkboxes next to the extra attributes to show them in new columns. and choose the Columns submenu. To display additional attributes: 1 Right-click anywhere in the column headers of the main section. 71 Chapter 8: Access Files from Anywhere .Display Additional Attributes You can display additional attributes of files or folders to show them in new columns of the main section.

php What Can Data Replicator Do?  Monitor specific folders on your Windows computer and perform real-time backup when any modification to the contents within a monitored folder is made. 72 . The creative USBCopy simplifies USB storage backup with a one-touch design. Back Up Computer Data Synology-designed Data Replicator 3 allows you to back up data from a Windows computer to Synology DiskStation. Synology DiskStation can also serve as their backup destination. You can back up data on your computer to Synology DiskStation. The support for Amazon S3 backup gives you another choice for backup.  Restore backup data from Synology DiskStation to your Windows computer according to your preference.  Adjust backup versions and restore points.Chapter Chapter 9: Back Up Data 9 Synology offers comprehensive backup solutions for your computer and Synology DiskStation. Use Data Replicator for Windows The Synology Data Replicator installation package can be found on the Installation CD and Synology's download center at: http://www.com/support/download.synology. If you are using a Mac or Linux. You can also back up the files on the sever by performing local or network backup.

see its Help by clicking the Help button. See "Specify Default Languages" on Page 27 for more information. and follow the onscreen instructions to finish installation. It can only restore the data on Synology DiskStation that was backed up after Data Replicator 3 was installed. Data Replicator Requirement  Free HDD Space: 5MB  Operating System: Windows 2000 or onward  Best Screen Resolution: 1024 x 768 or above  Network Environment: Microsoft Networking over TCP/IP enabled and has network connection with Synology DiskStation Install Data Replicator 1 Insert the Installation CD into the optical drive of your computer. If users have backed up data on Synology DiskStation using Synology Data Replicator.  Synology Data Replicator 3 is the next generation of Synology Data Replicator. Use Data Replicator For detailed instructions on how to use Data Replicator.Important:  Your computer and Synology DiskStation should use the same encoding. 73 Chapter 9: Back Up Data . we recommend restoring data on Synology DiskStation to PC first before using Synology Data Replicator 3. 2 Click Data Replicator 3.

Plus.  Encrypted: Back up with data encryption. To set Synology DiskStation as Time Machine's backup destination: 1 Go to File Sharing > Win/Mac OS and tick Enable Mac file service. allowing you to back up data to the Amazon S3 Server. It provides better performance. you can also back up the data in your shared folder or even the subfolders on your Synology DiskStation. Mac users can back up their data to Synology DiskStation's shared folder without problem. Back Up Data on Synology DiskStation Other than backing up computer data to Synology DiskStation. Use rsync for Linux You can use rsync to back up Linux data to Synology DiskStation.Use Time Machine for Mac Synology DiskStation provides compatibility for backup with Apple Time Machine. Ways to Back Up Synology DiskStation Data Local Backup and Network Backup are ways you can choose to back up data on your Synology DiskStation. 2 Choose a shared folder from the Time Machine drop-down menu. Synology DiskStation also supports Amazon S3 Backup. see the help on your Mac computer. it is recommended that you choose encrypted mode for important files only. Note: To ensure backup efficiency. The chosen shared folder will become Time Machine's backup destination. Network Backup Network Backup allows you to back up data to the NetBackup folder in the following locations within the Intranet or over the Internet:  Another Synology DiskStation  A rsync-compatible server There are two modes for Network Backup:  Non-encrypted: Back up without data encryption. Note: For more information about using Time Machine. 74 Chapter 9: Back Up Data . It can protect your data with higher security. Local Backup Local Backup allows you to back up data to the LocalBackup folder in the following locations on your Synology DiskStation:  Another shared folder  An external USB or eSATA Disk attached to your Synology DiskStation Note: You may need to format the external disk before performing Local Backup to the disk for the first time.

amazon. After you perform an Amazon S3 Backup task.  For Network Backup to another Synology DiskStation: Log in to the target Synology DiskStation. Perform Backup Tasks on Synology DiskStation Go to Backup > Backup to perform backup tasks on Synology DiskStation. and ends with the complete file path of this file. visit its website at: http://aws.Amazon S3 Backup Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) Backup allows you to back up data to the Amazon S3 server. Before you start.com/s3/ Note:  There are also encrypted and non-encrypted modes for Amazon S3 Backup. go to Backup > Network Backup Service.  Fees may apply to use the Amazon S3 Backup service. See "Network Backup" on Page 74 for more information. a single backup file will be stored in a Bucket on Amazon S3 Server. which is identified by a unique Set KEY Value that begins with SourceServerName_MAC address. For more information about Amazon S3 Backup. do the following first:  For Local Backup to external disks: Go to External Devices > USB Disk or eSATA Disk and click Format to format the external disk. and make sure Enable network backup service is ticked to make the target DiskStation available for backup. 75 Chapter 9: Back Up Data .

2 Click Edit and modify settings. Perform Immediate Backup You can perform an immediate backup for a backup task at any time. (Press and hold Shift or Ctrl while making multiple selections. To perform immediate backup: 1 Select the backup task you want to back up.Create a Backup Task Click Create and follow the wizard to complete the setup. To cancel a backup task: 1 Select the backup task to you want to cancel. (Press and hold Shift or Ctrl while making multiple selections. Restore Backup Data Click Restore and follow the wizard to complete the setup.) 2 Click Back up now. (Press and hold Shift or Ctrl while making multiple selections. Delete a Backup Task 1 Select the backup task you want to remove. 76 Chapter 9: Back Up Data . Cancel a Backup Task You can cancel backup tasks in progress or in waiting list.) 2 Click Cancel. Edit a Backup Task 1 Select the backup task you want to edit. 3 Click OK.) 2 Click Delete.

Note: When you perform network backup. 77 Chapter 9: Back Up Data . Use USBCopy to Back Up Data on USB Device You can copy data from a USB device to a shared folder on your Synology DiskStation using the USBCopy 1 button. and shared folders. --------1 USBCopy is supported on specific models only.dss) to your computer. To perform USBCopy: 1 Connect the USB device to the USB port of your Synology DiskStation. groups.Back Up System Configuration Go to Backup > Configuration Backup to back up and restore the settings of your Synology DiskStation. groups. and shared folders will also be backed up. 2 Press the USBCopy button (with the letter C) on the front panel of your Synology DiskStation. including users. To specify the target shared folder for USBCopy: Go to External Devices > USBCopy and specify a shared folder from the drop-down menu. To back up system configuration: 1 Choose Back up system configuration. including users. the settings of your Synology DiskStation. You can choose to recover these settings when you restore the backup data. See "Appendix A: Synology DiskStation Specifications" on Page 147 for more information. 2 Save the configuration file (named configuration. All data on your USB device will be copied to the specified shared folder when you perform USBCopy.

Chapter Chapter 10: Host Websites. index. which is integrated with support for PHP and MySQL.  PHP 5. providing them with the ability to set up web. and printer servers on a single Synology DiskStation without spending extra money. Enable Web Station to Host Websites Go to Network Services > Web Services to set up your website with Web Station. the system will automatically retrieve and use the SMTP server information from Synology DiskStation. the web shared folder will be created automatically. Important: it is recommended that you turn off the register_globals option for security reasons. or index. To enable Web Station: 1 Tick Enable Web Station. exec(). email.htm. see "Install Mail Station Package to Host Email Server" on Page 81. 2 Tick Turn on PHP configuration option register_globals if the PHP application you use requires the register_globals option to be turned on. Email Server. Note: For more information about SMTP. 4 Click OK. 3 Tick Enable PHP cache.  When you use the PHP mail() function. and Printer Server 10 Synology DiskStation is especially designed for small and medium businesses (SMB). Web Station support and limitations include:  The homepage for your website must be named index. Make sure you have entered the correct SMTP server information. Enable Web Station When Web Station is enabled. 78 . Save your web page content in the folder to publish it on your website.php.html.2.  The following functions are not supported by PHP: system().0 is supported.

See "Enable HTTPS Connection with SSL/TLS Protection" on Page 44 for more information. Enable Virtual Host to Host Websites The Virtual Host support allows you to host up to 30 websites on one Synology DiskStation. Enable Personal Website The personal website function is a convenient way to allow Synology DiskStation users to host their own personal website.htm. and webdefault are reserved folder names. or missing. missing. 79 Chapter 10: Host Websites. missing.html. Each website can have different port number or even different hostname. See "Create User's Home Folder" on Page 52 for more information. 4 Click Virtual Host and go through the above steps again if you want to set up more websites. and Printer Server . a The name for the subfolder (in the web shared folder) that will contain the web pages to build the website b The hostname for the website c The protocol (HTTP or HTTPS) for the website d The port number for the website Note: To use HTTPS protocol. photo.php.php. HTTPS connection needs to be enabled in advance. When users try to connect to a page that does not exist. 3 Click OK. photosrc. To create a personal website: 1 Create a www folder in the user's home folder. or missing. so please do not create folders with these names under the web shared folder. this customized error page will be displayed. When users try to connect to a page that does not exist.htm. Each user will have a unique website address http://Synology_Server_IP/~username or http://Synology_Server_Name/~username. make sure User Home is enabled. Email Server.  You can customize the error page by creating any of the following files and putting them in the web shared folder: missing.html. Personal website Support and limitations:  Local users are only allowed to access the data in the following path:  Their own home folder  /var/tmp  /tmp  /volume1/@tmp/php  Synology DiskStation users can customize the error page by creating any of the following files and putting them in the www shared folder: missing. Note: Before enabling personal website. To enable Virtual Host and host websites: 1 Click Virtual Host to open the settings window. The names blog. 2 Upload web pages to the www folder. this customized error page will be displayed. 2 Click Create and enter the following information. These names cannot be used by Web Station.

visit www. Email Server. visit their websites. and Printer Server .Enable MySQL You can enable MySQL to use the MySQL database function for your website.synology.php Note:  For more information about installing packages for Synology DiskStation Manager.  To delete your MySQL databases. For the download links and installation instructions of those applications. Install Value Applications After you have finished setting up your web environment. do so by restoring your Synology DiskStation to factory defaults. For a list of value applications tested to be compatible with Synology DiskStation.com/support/download. to manage the MySQL database. To Enable MySQL: Tick Enable MySQL and choose a volume to store the database data.  By default. you can install the web-based PHP tools. see "Manage Packages" on Page 143. When MySQL is enabled. See "Restore Synology DiskStation to Factory Defaults" on Page 141 for more information.synology. It is recommended that you change the password.com. The phpMyAdmin package is available on Synology's download center at: http://www. you can install applications to enhance the features of your website using many of the free Open Source applications. such as phpMyAdmin. and the password is blank. the ID for the phpMyAdmin administrator is root. 80 Chapter 10: Host Websites.

do the following first:  Register a domain name for your IP. Email Server. see "Create User's Home Folder" on Page 52. see "Give Synology DiskStation a DDNS Hostname" on Page 42. Note: For more information about registering a DDNS account for Synology DiskStation. Otherwise. you can turn your Synology DiskStation into a mail server. or apply for a DDNS hostname. they will not be able to send or receive mails.Install Mail Station Package to Host Email Server With the Mail Station package. To install Mail Station: 1 Download and extract the Mail Station package from Synology's download center at: http://www.php 2 Go to System > Package Management and install the downloaded Mail Station package. if the mail server is mail. please fill the MX (Mail eXchanger) record of mail domain with your mail server (that is the FQDN of Synology DiskStation).synology.  When applying for a domain name or dynamic domain name. 81 Chapter 10: Host Websites.com/support/download.com. allowing Synology DiskStation users to receive and deliver mail messages. then fill the MX record with mail. Note: For more information about User Home.synology. and Printer Server .  Go to Privileges > User and enable User Home service to allow users to store their mail messages in their home folders.synology. Before using Mail Station.com. For example.

3 Choose your Synology DiskStation from the server list and click Add Printer. Set Up the USB Printer You need to use Synology Assistant to set up your USB printer. 2 Open Synology Assistant on your computer. Note: Webmail operates via the IMAP protocol. b Tick SMTP Authorization is required if you want to prevent your mail accounts from being used as a spammer. do the following:  Tick Enable Webmail (IMAP will be enabled automatically) if you want the users to be able to use the webmail to send and receive mails. To set up Mail Station: 1 Go to Applications > Mail Station. see Mail Station User's Guide from Synology's download center at: http://www. so Enable IMAP will be automatically ticked when you enable webmail service. Your users' mail address will be: user_name@domain_name or user_name@DDNS_hostname Note: Make sure you entered the same domain name for your IP. 3 In the Mail server settings section. then your users must provide their Synology DiskStation user account and password for authentication while setting SMTP server in their mail clients. Note:  You cannot log in to the webmail with a user name that is not in English or without a password.synology. POP3 SSL/TLS.com/support/download. 5 In the Webmail settings section.Note: For more information about installing packages for Synology DiskStation Manager. 2 In the Mail domain settings section. see "Manage Packages" on Page 143. and IMAP SSL/TLS) to receive mails via mail clients. you can enable the option at My server requires authentication in Tools > Accounts > Mail Account > Properties > Servers. To set up the USB printer: 1 Connect the printer to the USB port of your Synology DiskStation. Email Server. enable at least one of the protocols (POP3.  For more information about using the webmail. fill in the Domain name. Take Outlook Express. 82 Chapter 10: Host Websites. do the following: a Tick Enable SMTP to deliver and receive mails. and Printer Server .  Click the link to your webmail next to Webmail URL to log in to your webmail with your Synology DiskStation user account and password.IMAP.php Set Synology DiskStation as the Printer Server Synology DiskStation can become the printer server over your local area network by connecting up to 2 USB printers to your Synology DiskStation. 4 Follow the wizard to complete the setup. 4 In the Mail receiving settings section. for example. or the same DDNS hostname you registered in Internet Connection > DDNS. If you use this option.

To clean up the printer spool space: Click Clean to cancel the printing jobs for all printers. To eject a USB printer: 1 Disconnect the printer from the USB port of your Synology DiskStation.Manage the USB Printer Go to External Devices > USB Printer to manage the printers. and Printer Server . Email Server. see the help section of the USB Printer. 2 Click Eject. Note: For more information about accessing the printer from different platforms. 83 Chapter 10: Host Websites.

MPEG2. 3 Click OK. VOB  Maximum image file size: 20 MB (excluding images in RAW format)  Browser requirement: JavaScript enabled 84 . To edit Photo Station settings: 1 Tick Set new albums as public if you want the uploaded photo albums available to visitors. RM. Videos. and Blogs with Photo Station Photo Station is an online photo album integrated with a blog. This chapter explains how to do the following:  Create Photo Station user accounts  Upload and download photos and videos  Manage the albums  Manage the thumbnail view  Customize Photo Station background and theme  Find photos and videos with the search function  Manage blogs 11 Enable Photo Station Go to Applications > Photo Station to enable Photo Station. It makes creating albums and blogging fun and easy. MP4. After it is enabled.Chapter Chapter 11: Share Photos. RMVB. To Enable Photo Station: Click Enable Photo Station 4 and click OK. The process will be executed in the background. 2 Click Re-index to reconstruct the index structure of the image files If you found missing images in Photo Station. the photo shared folder will be created automatically to contain your Photo Station data. Support and Limitations  Video formats not viewable on Photo Station: DAT.

85 Chapter 11: Share Photos. To connect by entering the web address: Type the following web address in the address bar of your web browser: http://Synology_Server_Name/photo/ To connect with Mobile Device:  Photo Station can be accessed on a mobile device with iPhone OS 2.2. 2 Click the Photo Station icon on the desktop. and Blogs with Photo Station .0 (Internet Explorer® Mobile or Opera® 9. Note: For more information about using mobile devices to access Synology DiskStation services.0 or onward).  You can also download DS photo on Apple’s App Store to upload photos stored on their iPhone/iPod Touch to a Synology DiskStation. Microsoft Internet Explorer requirement: ActiveX controls and plug-ins and Active scripting enabled Connect to Photo Station To connect with Synology DiskStation Manager: 1 Log in to Synology DiskStation Manager. Videos. see "Chapter 17: Communicate with Mobile Devices" on Page 146.1 onward or Windows Mobile® 6.

he/she will be able to sign in with his/her own account and perform admin privileges. If this user is set as admin. Select Settings at the top of Photo Station's homepage. Videos. and Blogs with Photo Station . 86 Chapter 11: Share Photos. 2 If you like. and password. 3 Click Submit.  Choose if you want to set this user as admin. and delete Photo Station's user accounts. update. The system administrator can create. Photo Station does not share the same user account database with Synology DiskStation Manager.Manage Photo Station User Accounts Other than the system administrator. description. do any of the following in the Other Settings section:  Choose whether to allow this user to modify his/her account information. Add a New Account 1 Click Create User and enter the username. and then select the User Accounts tab on the Synology Photo Station 4 Settings page to add and edit Photo Station user accounts.

 For more information about using Photo Uploader. Upload Using Photo Uploader You can upload your albums to Synology DiskStation using Photo Uploader.264 format. Manage and View Albums This section explains how to upload a new album and manage its settings. Note: By ticking Disable this account. and click Edit. Note:  It is recommended that you upload using Photo Uploader if your album contains many photos and videos. you can deny the user's access until it's enabled again. Photo Uploader will use your computer to compress videos to H. You can use any of the following methods to upload the new album to the photo shared folder. Upload over the Internet If your computer and Synology DiskStation are not within the same Intranet. You can also view the streaming videos in full screen to avoid long wait for downloading. Upload within the Intranet If your computer and Synology DiskStation are within the same Intranet. Click the thumbnail of your album to see the thumbnails of all the photos and videos in the album. Before uploading. put them in a folder that will become your new album. 87 Chapter 11: Share Photos. see "Access Files via FTP" on Page 62 or "Access Files via File Station" on Page 63 for more information. where you can see the albums you uploaded. see "Access Files within the Intranet" on Page 59 for more information. 2 Modify user's information and click Submit. Upload Photos and Videos to Create a New Album Select the photos and videos you want. Videos. you can upload the album via the file sharing protocols for your platform. Note: For more information about accessing the photo shared folder over the Internet. 2 Click Yes in the dialog window. and click Delete. one of the several functions of Synology Assistant. See "Upload Photos and Videos to an Album" on Page 88 for more information. View Your Albums After you connect to Photo Station. and generate thumbnails for the photos and videos. Note: For more information about accessing the photo shared folder within the Intranet. and Blogs with Photo Station . Upload Using Photo Station Now you can upload photos and videos to an existing album with Photo Station. you can upload your album via File Station or FTP. see the help of Synology Assistant. Remove a User Account 1 Select the user you want to delete.Edit Existing User Accounts 1 Double-click the user or select the user. you will enter the Photos page.

3 Choose whether to allow users to comment on images in this album. Upload Photos and Videos to an Album You can allow users to directly upload photos and videos to an existing album via Photo Station. 2 Click Upload in the album information to select and upload photos and videos to the album. Delete Album Remove the folders from the photo shared folder. Edit the titles. To upload photos and videos to an album: 1 Select Photos at the top of Photo Station's homepage. 88 Chapter 11: Share Photos. You can also enable virtual albums in Photo Station. download. and Blogs with Photo Station . and access privileges according to your need. Edit Album Details 1 Go to Photo Station's homepage and click Edit under the album you want to edit.Manage Albums Manage your albums with the upload. The downward triangle will not be displayed if you are using the Photo wall layout.) Note: Only users with the access and upload rights to the album can upload photos and videos. (If you cannot see the button. 4 Click OK. and reorder functions. 2 Modify the album's information and users' access permissions. Note: To upload photos and videos to a new album. delete. descriptions. Videos. and then select the album to which you want to upload photos and videos. click the tiny downward triangle in the top-right corner to reveal the album information. see "Upload Photos and Videos to Create a New Album" on Page 84 for more information.

2 Tick Allow users to download album in Other Settings and then click Save. You can also set the access permissions to the second tier album within an album.  Select Select items to download. (Press and hold Shift or Ctrl while making multiple selections. 3 Click Save. Set as Private Album If you wish for the album to be accessible only by specific users. and Blogs with Photo Station . 4 Click OK. 2 Click Customize next to Access Permissions. do any of the following. and click Save to save the changes. you can also reorder the albums with your fingers. Reorder Albums 1 Select Photos at the top of Photo Station's homepage. Method 1: 1 Go to Photo Station's homepage. 3 Assign users to the Access Permission list.) Your selections will be downloaded as a zip file. select the items you want to download and click OK. and click Edit under the album you want to edit. and then select the Photo tab on the Synology Photo Station 4 Settings page. but only users with access to the first tier albums will be able to access the second tier albums. uncheck Public for the album you want to switch to private. Refresh an Album When viewing an album. 3 In the window that appears.) 3 In the window that appears. 2 Uncheck Set as public. click the tiny downward triangle in the top-right corner to reveal the album information. 89 Chapter 11: Share Photos. To allow users to download albums: 1 Select Settings at the top of Photo Station's homepage.Download an Album You can allow users to download albums via Photo Station. do any of the following:  Select Download all to download the entire album as a zip file. 2 Click Reorder Albums and drag and drop the albums to reorder them. you can refresh the screen by clicking Refresh on the right side and making sure the correct album information is displayed. Method 2: 1 Select Settings at the top of Photo Station's homepage. The downward triangle will not be displayed if you are using the Photo wall layout. If you are using a touch screen. and then select the Photo tab on the Synology Photo Station 4 Settings page. 2 Click Download. and then select the album you want to download. To download an album: 1 Select Photos at the top of Photo Station's homepage. (If you cannot see the button. Videos.

4 Choose the block you would like to customize and modify your settings. Enable Virtual Album Photo Station allows you to display the most recent photos and videos in virtual albums. 5 Click Save. To customize the theme for an album: 1 Select Settings at the top of Photo Station's homepage. To Enable Virtual Album: 1 Select Settings at the top of Photo Station's homepage. and Blogs with Photo Station . The second tier albums within the new album will inherit the same attributes from the first tier albums. 2 Select Custom from the drop-down menu under Style. and then select the Photo tab.Note:  This action will clear the albums' original access and upload rights. See "Enable Photo Station" on Page 84 for more information. 3 Tick any of the following checkboxes to enable the virtual albums:  Recent photos  Recent videos  Recently commented photos  Recently commented videos Customize the Themes for an Album You can customize the album layout setting under Photo tab. 90 Chapter 11: Share Photos. Please re-configure the albums' access rights and upload rights after saving the changes. and then select the Photo tab on the Synology Photo Station 4 Settings page. Videos.  You can set the new album as public by default from Synology DiskStation Manager. 3 Click Customize to open the dialog. which will be listed in front of all the other albums on the Photos page. 2 Click Customize next to Display Virtual Album open the settings window.

you can see the thumbnails of all the photos inside the album.  To determine the maximum width of the thumbnail. you can see its details and make changes to it using the following links above the thumbnail:  Information: See the metadata information of the photo or video. choose an option from the Sort by drop-down menu. you can customize the thumbnails according to your preferences. enter a number in the Thumbnail per page field.View and Customize Photos and Videos After selecting the album.  Start Slideshow: Start a slideshow of the album. Photo wall.  To determine how the thumbnails are sorted.  Set as Album Cover: Set the photo or video as the cover of the album on the Photos page. choose Basic.  Map: See where the photo is taken if your camera can record the coordinate information. and Blogs with Photo Station . or Image Flow from the Thumbnail page layout drop-down menu. choose an option from the Sort order dropdown menu. Moreover. View and Edit Photos and Videos When you view a photo in an album. Videos. enter a number in the Default thumbnail size field.  To determine the maximum width of displayed photo after clicking a thumbnail.  To sort your thumbnails in ascending or descending order.  To determine the maximum number of thumbnails shown on a photo thumbnails page.  Blog it: Add a new blog post with the photo embedded. Change Thumbnail Settings and Order Select Settings at the top of Photo Station's homepage. and then select the Photo tab on the Synology Photo Station 4 Settings page to change the following thumbnail settings and order:  To adopt a new layout for the photo thumbnails page. 91 Chapter 11: Share Photos.  Rotate +90° or Rotate -90°: Rotate the photo. choose an option from the Photo display size drop-down menu.

960 characters are allowed for the post content. editing the module settings. body. Personalize the Blog The administrator can go to the Settings section to adjust the blog settings. 5 Choose readers from the drop-down menu. and deciding the blog layout. such as changing the banner picture. 2 Enter the post title. naming the blog. To insert a video. html. and Blogs with Photo Station . th. click the Insert/edit embedded media button ( window that appears. whereas 40. Moreover. and click Delete post. and select Blog at the top of Photo Station's homepage to start editing your blog. Videos. you can enter up to 512 characters. 6 If you wish to display a post abstract. 7 To allow visitors to leave comments. 2 Click Yes in the dialog window. Note:  For the post title. ) in the format bar above the text field.  The following html tags in article content will be filtered out automatically: form. tr. and then enter the video URL in the 3 Select a label action from the Label Actions drop-down menu. 4 Click the Settings tab. input. table. 8 Click Publish. Log in to Photo Station. tick Allow comments. etc. edit the post. Delete a Post 1 Click the post title. Add a New Post 1 Click New post on the left side.Use the Blog The administrator can post blogs on Photo Station now. and insert images or videos if you wish. td. 92 Chapter 11: Share Photos. tick Show abstract when article is on main page and enter the content. script. tbody. you can also personalize your blog space by adjusting the layout and modules.

and Blogs with Photo Station . Videos. and click Customize. and decide the blog layout and modules you wish to display on the main page. 93 Chapter 11: Share Photos. To find an old post. or links to your friends' sites. To adjust the blog layout: Go to the Appearance Settings area and click Customize next to Page Width and Banner or Layout & Modules. do one of the following:  Click the archive folders by year to unfold the monthly post records. Find Old Posts A Blog archive module contains all your posts. To edit module settings: Choose a module from the drop-down menu. including those that don't appear on the main page. You can add your personal information here.  Use the Search module to search all your previous articles with keywords.To edit basic blog settings: Double-click the item or click Customize on the right side. or a slideshow of one of your photo albums.

choose audio source. browse music from the source. and add your favorite music to playlists for playback. choose available audio sources on the local area network. allowing you to access the music library on your Synology DiskStation. your computer. Audio Station can play music through USB speakers connected to your Synology DiskStation.Chapter Chapter 12: Play Music with Audio Station 12 Audio Station is a web-based audio application. 94 . and listen to Internet radio. With Audio Station. and add music and playlists to the queue panel for playback. add music to the playlist. This chapter explains how to enable Audio Station. you can also browse and play songs on your iPod or on the DLNA-certified Digital Media Servers. or DLNA-certified Digital Media Renderers.

you can also click the Audio Station button in the banner section to connect to Audio Station. Note: If you are using the Management UI. 2 Click the Audio Station icon on the desktop. To connect via iPhone or iPod touch: You can download DS audio from Apple's App Store to play the music in Audio Station with your iPhone or iPod touch.Enable Audio Station Go to Applications > Audio Station to enable Audio Station. To Enable Audio Station: Click Enable Audio Station 2 and click OK. the music shared folder will be created automatically to contain your Audio Station data. The process will be executed in the background. see "Chapter 17: Communicate with Mobile Devices" on Page 146. Connect to Audio Station To connect via Synology DiskStation Manager: 1 Log in to Synology DiskStation Manager. After it is enabled. 95 Chapter 12: Play Music with Audio Station . To re-index audio files: Click Re-index to reconstruct the index structure of the audio files If you found missing music in Audio Station. For more information about DS audio.

Note: Only users with the Manage Playlist privilege (in Settings > Privileges in the top-left corner) can edit or add playlists.  Click By Artist to browse music by the artist information of the song. Playlist You can click the disclosure triangle next to Playlist to see your playlists. Library The library contains music in the music shared folders of your Synology DiskStation. do any of the following:  Click All Music to browse all music in the “music” shared folder. do any of the following:  Select Refresh to update all playlists.  Click By Album to browse music by the album information of the song. Smart Playlist You can click the disclosure triangle next to Smart Playlist to see your smart playlists.  Select New Playlist to create a new playlist.  Click By Folder to browse music by directory.  Click Random100 to browse 100 songs chosen randomly by the system.Choose Audio Source On the left section of Audio Station are several audio sources you can choose from for playback on Audio Station.  Click By Genre to browse music by the genre information of the song. which will be organized into the following categories. To edit your playlist. 96 Chapter 12: Play Music with Audio Station . To refresh your smart playlist: Select Refresh to update all smart playlists. To browse your music library.

You can also add your radio stations manually. Media Server Audio Station can browse and play media contents on DLNA-certified Digital Media Servers or other Synology DiskStations on the local area network. To search for media servers on the local area network: Select Scan Media Server to search for available servers. Internet Radio Audio Station comes with lists of Internet radio stations provided by SHOUTCast(TM) and RadioIO. Note:  Audio Station only supports iPods formatted by iTunes for Windows. 2 Fill in the corresponding information (Name. and URL) to add a radio station to the User defined list.To add or edit a smart playlist: 1 Go to Applications > iTunes in Synology DiskStation Manager. Note: Only users with the USB Mode or Streaming Mode privilege (in Settings > Privileges in the top left corner) can listen to Internet radio.  Only users with the USB Mode or Streaming Mode privilege (in Settings > Privileges in the top left corner) have access to iPod contents. iPod You can click the disclosure triangle next to iPod to see the iPod connected to the USB port on Synology DiskStation. 2 Click Smart Playlist to add or edit your playlist. Note: Only users with the USB Mode or Streaming Mode privilege (in Settings > Privileges in the top left corner) can play media server contents. To add a radio station: 1 Select Add Radio Station to open the settings window. To see the list of radio stations: 1 Select an existing Internet radio provider or User defined list. see "Use Smart Playlist" on Page 135. Description. To refresh iPod contents: Select Refresh to update the iPod contents. Note: for more information about editing the smart playlists. 97 Chapter 12: Play Music with Audio Station . 2 See the details of its radio stations in the main section.

do any of the following:  Click the Up button to go back to the last directory. and use the search field to find your music quickly. album names. Browse Music You can change views. you can browse your songs in different views. Change Views By clicking the three buttons above the main section. and organize your favorite music into playlists.  Cover Flow (the third button): All icons/artwork and song/directory names appear using Cover Flow. 98 Chapter 12: Play Music with Audio Station .  Icon (the second button): The icons or artwork (if any) of your songs or folders appear in the main section. or artist names while browsing through your music. and then reindex your music. see your current location. you can browse its contents in the main section of the Audio Station. Note: If you see unreadable song titles. There are three views to browse your songs:  List (the first button): Organize your items in a list. a fancy way to flip through your library. See Your Current Location You can use the Up button (on the right side of Settings) and the Location drop-down menu at the top of the Audio Station window to go back to previous directories. go to Synology DiskStation Manager to set the correct codepage that matches the language of your computer.Organize Your Music After selecting one of the audio sources on the left side. To go back to the previous directory. See "Specify Default Languages" on Page 27 and "Enable Audio Station" on Page 95 for more information. Note: Cover flow is available only when browsing the library using By Album.  Choose a directory from the Location drop-down menu to choose a previous directory to go back to.

Work with Playlist You can organize your songs into playlists to categorize and access your favorite music more easily. 3 Press Enter (Windows) or Return (Mac) on your keyboard. To create a playlist. b Drag the selected songs to New Playlist below Playlist.Search Music You can use the search field above the main section of Audio Station to search your music. choose the Columns submenu. 2 Enter a word or phrase in the search field. 2 From the pop-up menu. do any of the following:  Method 1: a Click New Playlist under Playlist to create an empty playlist. To search music: 1 Choose a category from the All Categories drop-down menu. c Drag the selected songs to the playlist you just created. select any songs in the main section. and click the downward arrow that appears to the right of the header. select any songs you want in the main section. To display additional attributes: 1 Hover the pointer over any column header of the main section. 3 Tick the checkboxes next to the extra attributes to show them in new columns. Note:  You cannot add folders to playlists. See "About the Output Modes and the Queue Panel" on Page 100 for more information. 99 Chapter 12: Play Music with Audio Station . b While browsing through the library.  Method 2: a While browsing through your library. The search result will appear in the main section.  You can also add songs from the queue to a new playlist. Display Additional Attributes You can display additional attributes of your music to show them in new columns of the main section.

you can add songs to the different output modes in the queue panel.  Select and drag the songs up or down in the main section. About the Output Modes and the Queue Panel To play music via different devices.com. and right-click to choose Delete.  Media Renderer: Play music via a Digital Media Renderer (DMR) within your local area network. You can play the music added to the queue with the music player. To adjust the order of songs in a playlist. Note: When you play music in the USB mode.To rename or remove a playlist: Right-click the playlist and choose Rename or Delete. do any of the following:  Select songs in the main section and click Up or Down on the top to move them up or down in the playlist. visit www.  USB Mode: Play music via the USB speakers connected to the USB port of your Synology DiskStation. the music will be added to the expanded mode. Only one mode can be expanded at a time. Note: You can play music in different modes at the same time. Play Music The right side of Audio Station consists of the queue panel and the music player. The output modes include the following:  Streaming Mode: Stream music to your computer for playback via the speakers of your computer. 100 Chapter 12: Play Music with Audio Station .synology. For more information about Synology Remote. you can also control music playback with the direction-free USB remote control. When you add your music or playlist to the queue. To remove songs from a playlist: Press and hold Shift or Ctrl while making multiple selections.

Add Music to Queue
You can add your songs from the library to the queue panel on the right side for playback. To add your songs from the library to the queue panel, do any of the following:  Double-click an item in the main section to add it to the queue and start playing it right away.  Select one or more items in the main section, and then drag them to the queue.  Select one or more items in the main section, right-click and choose Add selections to queue to add selected songs to the queue.  Right-click an item and choose Add all to queue to add all items in the same directory to the queue.
Note: You cannot add folders to the queue.

Add a Playlist to Queue
You can add or append playlists to the queue panel on the right side for playback. To add a playlist to the queue and replace the existing songs in the queue: Right-click the playlist and choose Play. Audio Station will play the songs in the playlist immediately. To append a playlist to the queue without replacing the existing songs in the queue: Right-click the playlist and choose Add to queue.

Manage Songs in the Queue Panel
To play a song in the queue: Right-click the song and choose Play to play it right away. To adjust the order of songs in the queue, do any of the following:  Select and drag the songs up and down in the queue.  Select the song, right-clicking one of them, and choosing Up or Down. To add all songs in the current queue panel to a new playlist: Right-click any of the songs and choose Save the playing queue. To remove a song from the queue: Select the song, right-click and choose Remove. To remove all songs from the queue: Right-click any of the songs and choose Remove all.
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You can play the music added to the queue with the music player.

The upper part of the music player displays the information of the currently playing music, including the song's title, album, artist, and duration. The lower part contains the controls you can use to control music playback. To play a song: Click Play/Pause, Next, or Previous. To skip to any point in the currently playing song: Drag the playhead along the timeline (below the song's duration) to any point you want. To adjust the volume: Drag the volume slider below the timeline. To repeat the songs in the queue: Click Repeat All (the first button from the left in the lower right corner of the music player). To repeat the currently playing song in the queue: Click Repeat One (the middle button in the lower right corner of the music player). To play the songs in the queue in random order: Click Shuffle (the third button from the left in the lower right corner of the music player).

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Download Station is a web-based download application, allowing you to download files from the Internet through BitTorrent, FTP, HTTP, NZB and eMule. BitTorrent partial file download is also available. In addition, you can set up Email notification to send a mail message to you when a download task is finished. This chapter explains how to enable Download Station and manage the download tasks.

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Enable eMule Download eMule is a peer-to-peer file sharing application that connects to both eDonkey and Kad network. you can also click the Download Station button in the banner section to connect to Download Station.Enable Download Station Go to Applications > Download Station to enable Download Station. Connect to Download Station 1 Log in to Synology DiskStation Manager. 104 Chapter 13: Download Files with Download Station . You have to connect to an ED2K server before searching and downloading files on the eDonkey network. 2 Click the Download Station icon on the desktop. Note: If you are using the Management UI. To enable Download Station: Tick Enable Download Station 2 and click OK. To enable eMule download: Tick Enable eMule Downloads and click OK.

 Some download links in the RSS file are links to a web page rather than the actual file. contains a list of download information. 3 Click Create. This kind of RSS files will not be supported. where you can set the download destination folder and start downloading. To create a RSS download task: 1 Click Create. such as the download link. also known as a RSS feed. Set the Download Destination Folder The shared folder used as the download destination is shown on the lower left part of the Task page.  Open a file: Click Browse to locate the file to be downloaded. 4 Select one or more files to download and click OK. file size. 2 Choose the shared folder where you want to save the downloaded files. etc. 2 Enter the URL in the Enter RSS URL field and click Create. you will enter BitTorrent/HTTP/FTP/NZB > Task. 3 If the entered RSS link is valid. 2 Choose one of the download methods:  Enter URL: Enter the URL of the file. a dialog will appear with a list of files. Manage Download Tasks To create a download task: 1 Click Create.Download BT/HTTP/FTP/NZB Files After you connect to Download Station. 105 Chapter 13: Download Files with Download Station . To change the destination folder: 1 Click Destination. 3 Click OK. Note:  A RSS document.

 By date created: Sort the order of download tasks by the date they are added. If the problem still exists after checking the above list of possible errors.synology. Note: Choosing By user can improve the fairness among users. The files will be moved to your destination shared folder. contact Synology Support at: www. so it is recommended when more than one user are downloading files. or Remove. select any of the following process orders.  The network is down. Resume.  By user: Sort the order of download tasks by the users who added the download tasks. Default ordering is by the creation date of the download tasks. all action buttons will be disabled. To clear finished download tasks: Click Clear. Downloaded files will remain in the destination shared folder. click the column headers. 106 Chapter 13: Download Files with Download Station .com Manage BT/HTTP/FTP/NZB Settings Go to BT/HTTP/FTP/NZB > Settings to manage the BT/HTTP/FTP/NZB download settings.  Download destination is not set. To end an incomplete or erroneous download task: 1 Select the download tasks and click End. All of the files and subfolders in the folder will be downloaded.  Your account is disabled or removed. To view detailed information about a download task: Select the download task and click Get Info. 2 Click OK to end the task. Warning: You cannot resume or restart a task after ending it.  Unknown Error happened. To download a FTP folder: Enter the FTP link with the forward slash (/) at the end of the link. You can enable the action buttons by checking the possible errors:  Download Station is disabled.To pause/resume/remove download tasks: Select the download tasks and click Pause. Choose a Process Order In the General section. To change the list order of download tasks: To sort the list of download tasks. Troubleshooting When errors occur.

you can download NZB files via a news server. 107 Chapter 13: Download Files with Download Station . To enter the information for the news server and your account: Enter the information in the NZB Download section. you can use Download Station to download their files. you must enter the information for the news server and your account. enter your account information and click OK. To allow Download Station to download Rapidshare or Megaupload files: In the RapidShare Download or the Megaupload Download section. but you can still limit the number of maximum connections to each NZB task by giving it a value. To download NZB files. Note: Fees apply to sign up for a premium membership. where registered users can upload files and share the download links to the files with other people. Now Synology provides support for two of such websites: RapidShare and Megaupload. Note: Number of connections per NZB task is usually limited by your news server. Edit NZB Download Settings With Download Station.Edit RapidShare and Megaupload Download Settings There are many online file sharing websites. Visit their websites for more information. If you have a premium membership for the websites.

Note: For more information about other BitTorrent settings. 3689. 548. 3306. 9998. 199. 873. 143. 137. 138. 543. 5432. 445.Edit BitTorrent Download Settings In the BitTorrent Download Setting section. 5000. 515. 5001. the BitTorrent port range is from 6881 to 6890. 22. see the Help section of the BitTorrent/HTTP/FTP/NZB > Settings page. 443. 5335. Note: You cannot use the following port number for BitTorrent access. 21.  BitTorrent Port Range: By default. 25. because they are reserved for system use:  Port Number: 20. You can also specify a range from 1 to 65535. 9997. 110. 80. 139. 995. 587. The port range should contain at least 10 ports. 993. 108 Chapter 13: Download Files with Download Station . 23. 9999  FTP default port range: 55536-55663  Surveillance Station default port range: 55736-55863  BitTorrent upload and download rates: Enter the maximum upload and download rate in the fields (must be larger than 1 KB/s). you can edit the following settings for downloading BitTorrent files.

2 Wait for the server to be connected.Download via eMule Go to eMule to add eMule servers. 3 Wait for any random server to be connected if the selected server is full or has an invalid IP address. allowing all users to search and download the sources. 2 Wait for any random server to be connected. To add an ED2K server: 1 Click Add to open the settings window. Go to Server/Kad to connect to an ED2K server or a Kad network. To connect to a random ED2K server: 1 Click Connect without having a server selected. search ED2K files. 109 Chapter 13: Download Files with Download Station . and manage download tasks. 2 Do any of the following:  Choose Server IP and enter the IP address and port of the server. To connect to a specific ED2K server: 1 Select a server from the server list and click Connect. Add ED2K Server/Kad It is necessary to connect to an ED2K server to access the resources on an ED2K network. 3 Click Add. To delete an ED2K server: Select one or more servers from the list and click Delete.  Choose ED2K link (e. ed2k://|server|IP|port|/).g. An ED2K server provides an index for the shared resources of the connected users.

Search with eMule Go to Search to search the files you want to download. 2 Select any of the following search method:  Local  Global Server  Kad 3 Click Search to start the file search.  Red: The file is already in the download queue or in the download destination.  Local  Global Server  Kad 4 Enter the minimum and maximum file size for the desired files. Stop Searching or Clear the Search Result Click Stop or Clear to stop searching or clear the search result. The search result might be shown in the following colors:  Blue: There are sufficient sources available on the network for those files. Perform an Advanced Search 1 Click the down arrow to the right of the Search button. (optional) 7 Click on the Search button to start the file search. 3 Select any of the following search method. 110 Chapter 13: Download Files with Download Station . (optional) 6 Enter the file extension. 2 Enter a keyword and select a file type. (optional) 5 Enter the minimum number of sources. Perform a General Search 1 Enter a keyword and select a file type.

3 Click Create. 1 Double-click the file or select one or more files in the list. pause or resume a download task: 1 Select one or more tasks you want to delete. 2 Choose a shared folder and click OK. 111 Chapter 13: Download Files with Download Station . 2 Click Download. select a desired priority for the task. pause or resume. To create download tasks: 1 Click Create to open the settings window. To delete. Files already exist in the download queue will not be added to the queue. The selected tasks will be added to the download queue to begin downloading. 2 Do any of the following:  Upload a text file containing multiple ED2K links  Enter up to 20 ED2K links in the Enter URL field. To set the destination folder: 1 Click Destination in the lower-left corner. 2 Click Delete.Add Searched Files to eMule Download Queue Follow steps below to download one or more files. If you like. Pause or Resume.  Select a task and click Get Info. do any of the following:  Double-click a task. To view the detailed information of a task. Manage eMule Download Tasks Go to Download Queue to set the destination folder and manage the download tasks.

112 Chapter 13: Download Files with Download Station . and enter the maximum download or upload rates in the Upload and download rates section. go to eMule and see the help section of the Download Queue and Settings page. Note: For more information about the eMule settings.Change eMule Download or Upload Speed Go to Settings.

set up scheduled recording. Enable Surveillance Station Go to Applications > Surveillance Station to enable Surveillance Station. watch and record live view videos. This chapter explains how to manage IP cameras. 2 Click the Surveillance Station icon on the desktop. and set up the guard settings. Manage IP Cameras Click Camera to add and edit cameras. 113 . set up surveillance patrol path. Connect to Surveillance Station 1 Log in to Synology DiskStation Manager. you can also click the Surveillance Station button in the banner section to connect to Surveillance Station. and use all the other comprehensive features provided by Surveillance Station. playback recorded events.Chapter Chapter 14: Safeguard Your Environment with Surveillance Station 14 Surveillance Station is a web-based application that can manage IP cameras to safeguard your home or office environment. the surveillance shared folder will be created automatically to contain your Surveillance Station data. set up recording schedule. Note: If you are using the Management UI. After it is enabled.

d Select the camera brand from the drop-down menu. f Select the video channel from the drop-down menu if the camera device is a video server. i Enter the username and password of the camera’s administrator account. j Click Test Camera to see if the camera can be correctly connected. b Select the live view source from either Surveillance Station or directly from camera. c Change the port number if the camera is using another port. 4 If you selected Quick Setup. Choosing live view source from the camera will mitigate the server loading and minimize the possible time delay. You can also click Search. Otherwise. b Enter the camera's IP address or host name. and Frame rate for recording image and live view image. Once the camera is selected. click Next to edit the Video settings: a Select the Image quality. h Select the streaming type from the drop-down menu. the system will search the IP camera installed at the same domain. However. b Select the time length of each saved video file under continuous recording mode.Add a Camera 1 Click Add. Resolution. you will have to configure the camera’s port forwarding to live view via Internet. Different events will be displayed in different colors on the event timeline. the system will automatically display the IP address. click Finish to complete setup. 5 Click Next and edit the following Continuous Recording settings: a Tick the checkbox of Enable motion detection while in continuous recording mode or Enable alarm recording while in continuous recording mode at your preference. e Select the camera model from the drop-down menu. g Select the video format from the drop-down menu. 4 114 Chapter 14: Safeguard Your Environment with Surveillance Station . 2 Choose Quick Setup or Complete Setup and click Next. port number and model of the camera. 3 Edit the following Device Info settings: a Enter a name for identifying this camera.

Please consult the camera’s manufacturer for the camera source path. and then click or select an area on the grid. click the Continuous Recording. 5 Only UPnP compatible cameras will be found when Search Camera is clicked. Motion Detection Recording(M). The audio support is only available when the IP camera is equipped with audio function. d Select Enable audio when recording and choose Audio format if your camera supports the function. Edit Camera and Recording Settings 115 Chapter 14: Safeguard Your Environment with Surveillance Station . click the day grid or the hour grid. The source path must be set correctly for the camera to obtain images. 7 Click Next and edit the following Schedule settings: a To set a schedule plan for automatic recording. b To select the entire day or hour in each day. b Enter the file name prefix that will appear in front of each file name. HTTP and RTSP. 2 In MPEG4 format. Motion Detection and Alarm Recording buttons. you can select a similar model or choose User Define and enter the camera’s image source path. 3 Surveillance Station supports two streaming types. c Tick Keep the files within (days) or Limit the archive folder up to (GB) and specify the value. 8 Click Finish to complete the setup. 6 Click Next and edit the following Storage Settings: a Enter a name for the event archive folder that will be used to save the recorded videos. Archives will be saved and deleted according to the settings. The actual supported streaming type depends on the camera capability.c Select Pre-recording time and the Post-recording time under event recording mode. Alarm Recording(A). d Click Estimate Required Space to evaluate the space usage. Note: 1 If your camera model is not listed. 4 The frame rate should be set appropriately for the best recording performance. Surveillance Station supports audio streaming in both Live View and video recording.

The value percentage range is 1 to 99(%). 4 Choose either Motion detection by the camera or Motion detection by Surveillance Station (MJPEG only). you can only choose Motion detection by the camera to define the motion detection area. click Add on the left section. The bar next to the screen shows motion detection status. and Trigger percentage (subject to camera's capability). Note: If you edit the camera settings while recording. 4 If you want to cancel selection. Object size. 3 Click the Continuous Recording button. and generate a new video according to the new settings. and Schedule to preference. Surveillance Station will stop recording the current video.  For IP cameras with the video format of MPEG4. 6 Click Apply to apply the settings into camera or Surveillance Station. c Adjust the camera's focus by using the PTZ panel. You can reach this by setting a high value for detection sensitivity. Or you can double-click the camera to change its settings. click the day grid or the hour grid. click the eraser icon (Delete) and click the grid you want to cancel selection. 2 Click Schedule in the camera settings. 116 Chapter 14: Safeguard Your Environment with Surveillance Station . Continuous Recording. b Name the preset position. and click Edit. To edit motion detection settings: 1 Select the camera you want to change settings. 5 Click Save to save the changes. Alarm Recording button. 7 Click OK to save the settings. 2 Select Guard. Green means normal and Red means an event is triggered. 3 Click Save to save the changes.  You can setup maximum 10 detection areas. Threshold. and a low value on threshold.To edit camera settings: 1 Choose the camera you want to change settings. To edit the guard settings: 1 Select the camera you want to edit. 2 Select Motion Detection from the drop-down menu. and click Edit > Settings. 3 To setup preset position: a In Preset Position tab.  If you select Motion detection by Surveillance Station. Note:  The level of sensitivity determines whether a camera is quick to respond to slight motion and start recording. click Add. You can preview the changes in the screen on the right. enter the value of Detection sensitivity. To select the entire day or hour in each day. The value percentage range is 1 to 99(%). 3 You can live view the camera from the screen on the Motion Detection window. To set the recording schedule: 1 Choose the camera you want to set the recording schedule. and click Edit. if you want to schedule Motion Detection Recording. enter the value of Detection sensitivity value and Threshold.  If you select Motion detection by the camera. and then click the grid. Video. d Click Save to save the preset position settings. and click Edit. 2 Edit the settings in Device Info. and trigger percentage. Storage Settings. object size. or Motion Detection and Alarm Recording buttons. 4 To setup patrol among several preset positions: a In Patrol tab. 5 Click Detection Area to define the detection area. Motion Detection Recording button.

select the interval between each cycle. d Select interval to indicate the time a camera should stay on each preset position. Note: Preset position. f If you want to cancel selection. To select the entire day or hour in each day. c Set up the action plan by selecting the patrol items and Loops per cycle. patrol. and click Disable in the Enable drop-down menu. click the day grid or the hour grid. If you choose Continuous mode in the previous step. c In the Preset positions list. All the camera settings and videos will be preserved. f Click Save to save the settings or click Reset to clear the settings.b Name the patrol. To remove cameras: Choose the cameras you want to remove (press and hold Shift or Ctrl while making multiple selections). d Click or drag a time range on the schedule grid. and click Enable in the Enable drop-down menu. g Click Save to save the changes. b Select the trigger event among Continuous. or Motion Detection and Alarm. To enable cameras: Choose the cameras you want to enable (press and hold Shift or Ctrl while making multiple selections). 5 To setup guard by scheduling the patrols: a In Guard tab. e Click Preview to preview patrol. select the patrol from the drop-down menu. h Click Close. Note: Remove cameras will remove both the camera settings and recorded videos. 117 Chapter 14: Safeguard Your Environment with Surveillance Station . and guard are only available to cameras that support the functions. and click Delete. click Delete and click the grid you want to cancel selection. Adjust the preset positions' sequence by clicking Up or Down. To disable cameras: Choose the cameras you want to disable (press and hold Shift or Ctrl while making multiple selections). Or you can click Reset to clear all settings. Motion Detection. e Repeat the steps to add other patrol settings onto the schedule. click Add to add preset positions into patrol. Alarm.

you can perform various functions. 118 Chapter 14: Safeguard Your Environment with Surveillance Station . from the basic PTZ (Pan/Tilt/Zoom) and snapshot features to the newly developed emap and manual recording functions. With Surveillance Station.Watch Live View The Live View page displays real-time videos of all configured cameras.

see "Use E-Map" on Page 127. Finally. 119 Chapter 14: Safeguard Your Environment with Surveillance Station . If you would like to set the current layout as the default page when you enter live view. you can adjust the speed of camera rotation at the Interval drop-down menu. 4 Select a type of layout. 6 To see a snapshot of the current layout. click on Configure and follow the steps below: 1 Add a new layout or click on an existing layout to edit. 3 Select the corresponding E-Map. click Save. 7 To delete an unwanted layout. 8 Click Close when finished. check Set as default. If you select None. To customize how the live view will be displayed. the E-Map button will be disabled. click Preview. If you have selected sequential layout. Note: For more information about E-map. 2 Enter a layout name.Configure Layout The administrator can configure layout setting using Internet Explorer. or drag cameras back to the camera list to remove them from the layout. select from the layout list and click Delete. 5 Drag cameras from the camera list to the preferred layout position.

 To see the live view in full screen mode. Note:  Depending on the performance of your video card.726. please make sure that you have set up proper port forwarding for MPEG4 streaming ports on your NAS server. G. Refer to the Options page for the range of MPEG4 streaming ports. the live view may not display if the video resolution exceeds the supported range. click on the Manual recording button. click the E-Map button. Changing the Video Output Module from DirectX to OpenGL in the Options page can sometimes solve the problem. the unsupported functions on the control panel will be grayed out. Clicking the home button will restore the camera back to its original position. click on the Snapshot button. click on the Full screen button. drag the Zoom bar or place the mouse over the live view of a selected camera and then scroll the mouse. you can select a camera and use the PTZ control panel to adjust the camera's direction.Use PTZ Control If your camera has PTZ (pan/tilt/zoom) support. you can also use the following functions:  To digitally zoom in and out.  To save the current image.  To see the corresponding E-Map. click on the Preset Position or Patrol list. and PCM.  To watch live view of Surveillance Station via internet. AAC.  Audio output requires the following audio format: G. 120 Chapter 14: Safeguard Your Environment with Surveillance Station .711.  To see the corresponding preset or patrol. Use Other Functions On the Live View page. If you have selected a camera with partial PTZ support.  To start manual recording. drag the Volume bar.  To adjust volume.

The events are displayed with the latest ones on top. You can filter the events by defining one or more criteria under Filter and click Go. Record and Manage Event Under the Event > Management tab.  represents Continuous Recording  represents Manual Recording  represents Motion Detection Recording  represents Alarm Recording  represents Motion Detection and Alarm Recording 121 Chapter 14: Safeguard Your Environment with Surveillance Station . you can browse all recorded events. 1 About Events All recorded events will be here in Event. or have mounted exported archives. If you have added clients in Centralized Management. The images displayed under Mode correspond with the type of recording the event was filmed under. the Source drop-down menu will also appear. play them with the Event Player . and the status for each camera will be displayed on the corner of each live view window. Note: Non-Internet Explorer browsers support limited functions only. Click on Show information. and delete or download the video files.

Or you can double-click the event to activate the Event Player. The far left of the bar is the minimum volume. To unlock the locked events: 3 Choose the events you want to unlock . Alarm recording often relates to the IP camera’s digital input and output pin. To delete an event: 3 Choose the events you want to delete . and click Play. To lock events: 3 Choose the events you want to lock . 3 To take a snapshot. and click No in the Locked drop-down menu. To download an event: 1 Choose the event you want to download.Note: Your IP camera must support alarm recording to be able to use Alarm Recording. 5 Click the Stop button to terminate the playing video. or DIDO. click the Previous button or Next button on the control panel. then click the Snapshot button to save the image. while the far right is the maximum volume. To play an event with the Event Player: 1 Click the Play button on the Event Player control panel to play the event. and click Delete. click the Previous frame or Next frame button on the 2 control panel. drag the slider bar on the control panel. Refer to its datasheet for pin configuration detail. To delete all events: Click the Delete all button. Alarm recording will begin when the IP camera detects an input pin is triggered. 4 To adjust the volume. 2 122 Chapter 14: Safeguard Your Environment with Surveillance Station . you can Pause the current event. Locked events will not be deleted by the archive rotation mechanism or the Delete button. 2 To go to the previous or next event. and click Yes in the Locked drop-down menu. Edit Events Choose the event you want to play.

Alarm Recording mode will be displayed in orange. 2 Supported on Internet Explorer only. When the IP camera is triggered by an input signal. 3 Press and hold Shift or Ctrl while making multiple selections. The video clip will be saved in . To stop recording immediately: 1 Choose the current recording event. and play it with the Event Player on this page. 2 Click Stop Recording. 123 Chapter 14: Safeguard Your Environment with Surveillance Station . it will send a signal to DiskStation to begin alarm recording. The Event Timeline allows you to watch all events recorded 1 on one day by one camera . 4 Your IP camera must support alarm recording to be able to use this function. events recorded in Continuous Recording mode will be displayed in gray.2 Click Download and choose the saving destination. Motion Detection Recording mode will be displayed in green. Refer to the IP camera’s datasheet for pin configuration detail and how to setup its input pin sensor. Alarm recording often relates to the IP camera’s digital input and output pin. Use Event Timeline Go to Event > Timeline to use the event timeline. Note: 1 MPEG4 format can only be played by Internet Explorer. You can easily find the event you are looking by clicking a specific time on this day or during the hour. All events are strung together in a line.mp4 format.avi or . In the timeline.

You can click Day or Hour to choose to display the timeline as 24 hours or as 1 hour. 124 Chapter 14: Safeguard Your Environment with Surveillance Station . drag the slider bar on the control panel. To find and play a specific event: 1 Choose a camera from the Camera drop-down menu. click the Previous button or Next button on the control panel. or have mounted exported archives. you can Pause the current event. then click the Snapshot button to save the image. 2 Supported on Internet Explorer only. 3 Move the cursor icon to the time point from where you want to start watching the events. the Source dropdown menu will appear on the top of the page. You can easily find the event you are seeking by selecting a specific time of a day.To select an event source: If you have added clients in Centralized Management. Note: 1 MPEG4 format can only be played or viewed by Internet Explorer. while the far right is the maximum volume. 2 Sync Playback Go to Event > Sync Playback to use sync playback. 4 Click the Play button on the Event Player control panel to play the event. and the search results will be shown in the gray bar above the time scale. 6 To take a snapshot. 2 Click the calendar icon to specify the date. click the Previous frame or Next frame button on the 2 control panel. Sync Playback allows you to simultaneously watch events 1 recorded at the same time by up to 4 different cameras . 5 To go to the previous or next event. 7 To adjust the volume. 8 Click the Stop button to stop. The far left of the bar is the minimum volume.

2 Click on the calendar icon to specify the date. 2 5 After you click the view window of the camera (the window border will be highlighted in orange). and then click the Snapshot button to save the image. or have mounted exported archives. b Adjust the volume by dragging the slider bar on the control panel if the selected event has audio support. 3 Move the cursor icon to where you want to start watching the events.To select an event source: If you have added clients in Centralized Management. To play video with sync playback: 1 Choose up to 4 cameras from the camera drop-down menus. 4 Click the Play button on the control panel start playing the first available event. 2 You will need to stop the player before you can change the camera or click the calendar icon to change the date. 1 125 Chapter 14: Safeguard Your Environment with Surveillance Station . you can: a Take a snapshot by pausing the player. you can move the image by dragging. Note: 1 Supported on Internet Explorer only. You can click Day or Hour to display the timeline within 24 hours or within 1 hour. c Zoom in or zoom out the image by dragging the zoom bar or by scrolling the mouse. the Source dropdown menu will appear. You can playback the events from these sources as well. d After you zoomed in.

Click Next. To enable/disable mounted archives: 1 Select the archive you would like to enable/disable. The original event files and the exported archives will not be deleted. Click Next. Select the archives. The source can be any shared folder or an external storage device via USB or eSATA interface. 126 Chapter 14: Safeguard Your Environment with Surveillance Station . Timeline.Export Events Go to Event > Export to export the events. Note: The same archive cannot be mounted twice. Click Finish to export. To export an archive: 1 Click Add. 3 Select the cameras which events are to be exported. and click Delete. This action will only remove the archive from the list. The original event files and the exported archives will not be deleted. To delete a mounted archive: Choose the archives you want to remove. The events in the mounted archive can be played in Event Management. 2 Name the archive and select a destination. and Sync Playback page. You can export events from Surveillance Station to any shared folder or to an external storage device via USB or eSATA interface. By specifying the camera and time frame. You can mount exported archives onto Surveillance Station. Mount Events Go to Event > Mount to mount exported events. 2 Click on the Enable button on the top of the page. the events within the range will be exported as an archive. To delete an archive: Choose the archives you want to remove. 3 Select Enable or Disable. 2 Select a source from the Source drop-down menu. click OK to mount. 4 Select the date and time range of the events to be exported. This action will only remove the archive from the list. To mount an archive: 1 Click Add. and click Delete. 3 The system will list out all the exported archives stored in the source.

edit. drag the items you would like to place onto the uploaded image. Use E-Map You can add. 2 Name the E-Map. 4 To undo all setting modifications. Timeline. To add an E-Map: 1 Click Add. and Sync Playback page will not display disabled archives. and delete E-Maps on the E-Map page. 5 Click Close to close the E-Map Configurations window. 4 Click Close to close the E-Map Configurations window. To arrange camera positions or add other E-Maps links: 1 From the Camera or E-Map tab. 127 Chapter 14: Safeguard Your Environment with Surveillance Station . 5 The image will be displayed in the Items Settings area when the transmission is complete. 2 Modify the name. Or you can double-click on the E-Map to open the E-Map Configurations window. click Reset. 3 Click Browse to locate the image file to be used as the E-Map. and click Edit.Note: The Source drop-down menu in Management. 4 Click Upload. 3 To remove any item. 2 Click Save to save the changes. and arrange items to update the settings. drag the item out of the E-Map. The removed item will return to Camera or E-Map list. re-upload the image. 3 Click Save to save the changes. To edit E-Map settings: 1 Select the E-Map you want to edit.

To remove E-Maps: Select the E-Maps you want to remove. go to Notification > Email or SMS and see their help pages. and click Delete. 128 Chapter 14: Safeguard Your Environment with Surveillance Station . Receive Email or SMS Notification You can set up email or SMS notification in order for Surveillance Station to send you a system notification by email or by SMS messages. you can monitor the live view of all cameras installed on multiple DiskStations by logging in to the host server. After proper setting. and you can also view the timeline of each camera. Configure Centralized Management Click Options to manage centralized management. Centralized management helps you to easily manage cameras installed on multiple DiskStations in the case of a large deployment. Note: For more information about setting up Email or SMS notification. You can decide which types of event to be notified in the Notifications > Settings page.

2 Click the Clear button. To configure the server to be a client: Tick Enable centralized management. Note: The maximum size for the logs is 64KB. select Be a client. 3 Click Yes to finish. The host server will be required to enter the authentication key to login to the client and see its live view and recorded event. 4 Click Save to finish. View Log Go to the Log page to see critical events such as camera disconnection or changes on the camera settings. select whether to open the exported log or to save the file. To save the log: 1 Click Log.To configure the server to be a host server: Tick Enable centralized management and select Be a host server. When the size reaches its limit. 2 Click the Save button. 3 In the prompt window. To delete the log: 1 Click Log. You can view the logs and manually delete/save the log for further use. and enter an Authentication key. 129 Chapter 14: Safeguard Your Environment with Surveillance Station . the system will automatically delete the oldest log in order to make more space for newer logs.

Each DiskStation comes with one camera license. For DiskStation models that support multiple cameras. 2 Click Authorized Cameras. 2 Click Privilege and select Manager or Spectator according to your need. Manager can manage all functions except license management. Admin has full authority on Surveillance Station and can assign different privileges to local users on DiskStation. To authorize cameras: 1 Select the accounts you want to manage. Afterward Admin can change the login privilege of them. you can purchase Synology Camera License Packs to install additional cameras. 3 Tick the checkbox to authorize camera. 4 Click OK. Spectator can only watch live view and event playback but cannot edit camera settings. About Camera License Go to License to manage camera license. Note: Admin should first assign the privileges to the users who can access Surveillance Station at the Application Setting page on the management UI. To change users' privilege: 1 Select the accounts you want to manage.Assign Privilege Go to Privilege to assign the privileges for Synology DiskStation users. 130 Chapter 14: Safeguard Your Environment with Surveillance Station .

there is no limit on the number of installed camera licenses. and click Delete. 3 Enter the license key of your purchased license.To install a camera license: 1 Click Add. Note:  One camera license is provided and installed by default for you to use Surveillance Station. 131 Chapter 14: Safeguard Your Environment with Surveillance Station . you can see the live view of the cameras on a TV set or LCD monitor directly without using a computer.  Unlike the supported camera number. see "Appendix A: Synology DiskStation Specifications" on Page 147. 2 Select Agree if you have read and agreed with the Terms and Conditions. To delete camera licenses: 1 Choose the license you want to delete. It is not possible to delete the default license. A VisualStation can only be managed by a DiskStation within LAN. 4 Click OK. 2 Click OK in the prompt dialogue window. Use VisualStation Go to Options and tick Enable VisualStation to manage VisualStation from Synology DiskStation. With VisualStation. For the supported camera number.

and then click Customize. also known as Digital Media Adapter (DMA). 2 Click one of the following tabs: Music.Chapter Chapter 15: Manage Media Server and iTunes Service Synology DiskStation can become a multimedia server on the local area network. or Video. You can also stream music and videos from Synology DiskStation to iTunes on a Mac or Windows computer. This chapter explains how to use Synology DiskStation to stream multimedia contents to your computer or other DLNA/UPnP home devices. To determine the DMA menu language: Choose a language from the DMA menu language drop-down menu. The following shared folders will be accessed by DMA Devices:  photo  video  music Enable DLNA/UPnP Media Server Tick Enable DLNA/UPnP media server and click OK. 15 You can stream multimedia digital contents from Synology DiskStation to DLNA/UPnP home devices. To customize the DMA menu style: 1 Choose one of the three customized styles. users can browse the multimedia contents on Synology DiskStation with a DLNA/UPnP home device. Manage DLNA Media Server Go to Applications > Media Server to enable DLNA/UPnP media server. Manage Media Server Settings Determine the DMA menu Language and Style You can decide how to organize your multimedia files on the DMA menu by selecting a predefined menu style or customizing your own. 132 . such as stereo system or TV set. The system can save up to three different sets of customized menu styles. allowing computers and DLNA/UPnP home devices to play its multimedia contents. After it is enabled. Photo.

Only a few DMAs need to browse the subtitle files before enabling the subtitle function. The filenames are case sensitive. if you put any image with the same name under the folder that contains music and videos. the image will be displayed as the album cover or the video thumbnail. After you specify the filename.  If you want to edit an existing style. Note: For users to correctly browse the multimedia files on the server. you can enhance DMA compatibility. see "Specify Default Languages" on Page 27. 133 Chapter 15: Manage Media Server and iTunes Service . click Create. If you have selected Music. such as Cover. click Edit. To quickly browse images through DMA: Tick View thumbnails when browsing images through DMA.3 Do any of the following:  If you want to create a new menu style. To insert an album cover for music files without an embedded image.jpg. the codepage and menu language you set should be identical with those of the DMA. To hide video subtitle files while browsing media servers through DMA: Tick Hide video subtitle files. Manage Browsing Settings In the Browsing Settings section. To change how your music files will be displayed on DMA: Select a Music display format from the drop-down menu. and the filename listed in the front will be used when multiple images are available. For more information about setting the codepage. or a thumbnail for video files: Enter the name of the files you want to use as album cover or video thumbnail in the Filenames field. there will be a list of templates. you can manage the browsing settings for DMA. Enhance DMA Compatibility To make sure the multimedia contents from Synology DiskStation can be played smoothly on your DMA devices.

To enable transcoder Settings: Tick the following checkboxes to enable transcoders if your DMA does not support the following audio formats: FLAC, APE, AAC, OGG, and AIFF. To customize your MIME types: Tick Enable customized MIME types and enter the Customized MIME types.
Note: MIME types, also known as Internet media types, can improve the compatibility of multimedia files with DMA by specifying the type and sub-type of media files. You can customize the MIME types to help your DMA device identify the correct file formats:

Re-index Media Files
Click Re-index to reconstruct the index structure of the multimedia files if you find missing multimedia files while browsing through Synology DiskStation with your DMA device. The process will be executed in the background.

Check Diagnostic Log
Click Diagnose and check Enable DMA communication log for diagnostic purpose to record DMA communication log. The log can help you and Synology Support determine the cause of the problem for troubleshooting.

Play Multimedia Contents with DMA Devices
Synology DiskStation can now pair up perfectly with Sony PS3, Xbox360, and many other digital media adapter devices. You can browse and stream multimedia contents stored on your Synology DiskStation to your stereo 1 system and TV set using Sony PS3 or Microsoft Xbox 360.
Note: For information about browsing media server's contents with DMA devices, see the documentation that came with your device.

Manage iTunes Service
Go to Applications > iTunes to use iTunes service. After it is enabled, all iTunes clients on the same local area network can browse and play songs or videos on your Synology DiskStation.

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The following shared folders will be accessed by iTunes clients:  photo  video  music
Note: For privacy reasons, iTunes clients are not allowed to view videos in the photo shared folder.

The following formats will be supported by iTunes service:  Audio: MP3, M4A, M4P  Video: MOV, MP4, M4V  Playlist: WPL, M3U

Enable iTunes Service
1 Tick Enable iTunes service and enter your Shared name. 2 Tick Require password and enter a password if you want iTunes users to enter a password before accessing your shared folders. 3 Click OK.

Use Smart Playlist
Click Smart Playlist to open the Smart Playlist window, where you can create and edit smart playlists on your Synology DiskStation.

A smart playlist can automatically include certain types of songs that match specific rules. iTunes clients will be able to play the smart playlist you created. To create a smart playlist: 1 Click Create, name the playlist, and click OK. 2 Click Add Rule to set the rules. 3 Click OK.
Note: If you specify File Path in your rule, please choose contains or does not contain instead of is or is not.

To edit a Smart playlist: 1 Do one of the following to start editing:  Double-click the item you want to edit.  Select the item and click Edit. 2 Do any of the following to modify the rules:  Modify the rules by choosing items from the drop-down menus.  Click Add Rule if you want to add a rule.  Select a rule and click Delete Rule if you want to delete the rule. 3 Click OK. To delete a smart playlist: 1 Select the smart playlist you want to delete. 2 Click Delete and then click OK.

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Re-index Video and Audio Files
Click Re-index to reconstruct the index structure of the video and audio files if you find missing files while browsing through Synology DiskStation with iTunes. The process will be executed in the background.

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and Hard drives) and all other connected eSATA or USB devices (if any). monitor the system. Network. and more.Chapter Chapter 16: Perform Advanced Management Tasks 16 Synology DiskStation Manager comes with a variety of management functions. Check System Status Go to Information > Status to obtain a status overview of your Synology DiskStation (including Basic Information. 137 . restore or upgrade firmware and packages. allowing you to check system information. Time. This chapter explains how to comprehend those management functions to make sure your Synology DiskStation is providing the best performance. the hard drives and the network flow.

 Hard disk(s): You can see the model name.  Crashed: Failed to access volume on the hard drive. but no volume has been created.  Initialized: System partition is established. you can delete or save the log records. including server name. File Station transfer log. memory size. disk size. When the log size reaches its limit. 138 Chapter 16: Perform Advanced Management Tasks . the Backup log. the 1 Current Connection log. To set up your time server. We recommend that you replace the hard drive. and the Network Backup log. model name. including time server and time zone. Here. and disk status of your Synology DiskStation here. and volume usage.  Network: You can see the MAC address. the Connection log. firmware version. there should be at least one disk in Normal or Initialized status. and the other network information of your Synology DiskStation here. system time. see "Set Up Time" on Page 28.  Normal: System partition and volume are available for use on the hard drive.  System Partition Failed: System partition on the hard drive is unavailable. you can view the System log. Note: For the system to function normally. See "Appendix A: Synology DiskStation Specifications" on Page 147 for more information. The hard drive status might be any of the following:  No Disk Installed: No disk is installed in the corresponding hard drive slot.The system status includes the following:  Basic Information: You can see the detailed information about your Synology DiskStation here. temperature. FTP file transfer log. IP address. Check Logs Go to Information > Log to check the system log. the oldest record will be removed for space-saving consideration. operating time. Furthermore. We recommend that you replace the hard drive. serial number. --------1 USBCopy is supported on specific models only.  Time: You can see the time setting of your Synology DiskStation here.  Not Initialized: System partition and volume are not established on the hard drive. the USB Copy log .

 Memory Usage: Memory usage remains high because the system stores frequently accessed data in cache. or a volume is crashed. To change the administrator's password: Press and hold the RESET button on the back panel of your Synology DiskStation for 4 seconds until you heard a beep sound. because the system needs to collect its resource data and load the UI page at the same time. using the RESET button will also restore Synology DiskStation's IP and DNS to the default value. Cache memory will be released when overall memory is insufficient. The system will start to collect data when you launch Resource Monitor. Note: Other than resetting administrator's password. The system resources include the following:  CPU Usage: You can see the overall CPU usage as well as the CPU usage of each process in the order of decreasing CPU load. If PPPoE is enabled. and the data will be deleted when you exit the page. it will not be displayed. 139 Chapter 16: Perform Advanced Management Tasks . network flow and volume usage. its transfer rate will also show up on the chart.  Network Flow: The network flow chart displays the data sent and received rate in KB per second. memory usage. If the system is creating or deleting a volume. so the data can be quickly obtained without accessing the hard drive. Monitor System Resources Go to Information > Resource Monitor to monitor the CPU usage. CPU load could be high when Resource Monitor is first launched. Change Administrator's Password If you forgot your password for the admin account. Please note that keeping Resource Monitor launched will consume system resource.Note: For more information about the logs. please check the help section of the Log page. Resource data collected in the past will not be preserved.  Volume Usage: You can monitor the space available in each volume. you can reset it to the default value (blank) and set another password.

system error. tick Authentication required. Notification events include:  Volume has crashed.) 2 Enter the email address that will receive the notification mails in the Primary email or the Secondary email field. and enter your username and password for the email server. 3 Click Send a test email to see if your email settings are set up properly. or storage volume running out of space).  Internal disk has crashed. To set up Email notification: 1 Enter the SMTP server name or IP address. Receive SMS Notification Click the SMS tab in the main section to set up SMS notification. 140 Chapter 16: Perform Advanced Management Tasks . status change. Receive Email Notification Click the Email tab in the main section to set up email notification. (If your SMTP server requires authentication. lost connection. fan behavior change.  Volume has degraded.  DDNS registration failed.  DX5/RX4/DX510 no longer exists.Receive Event Notification Go to System > Notification and set up Synology DiskStation to notify you via Email or text messages whenever an important event occurs (for example.

check the Delete MySQL databases checkbox and click OK. 2 Edit your SMS service provider by doing one of the following:  Select a SMS service provider from the drop-down menu. 3 Enter the username and password for your SMS service account. There are three restore options:  Format the hard drive but keep the current settings: All user data in the hard drive will be deleted. If you wish to delete your MySQL databases. whereas the system configurations will remain.  Click Add to open the setup wizard. The SMS interval limit must be between 1 and 10000 minutes.clickatell. UPS has been disconnected. 141 Chapter 16: Perform Advanced Management Tasks . Note: Fees might apply to send SMS messages.  Internal or DX5/RX4/DX510 fan has stopped functioning.com/http/sendmsg?user=TestUser&password=TestPassword&api_id=3148203&to=8 86123456789&text=Hello+world b In URL parameter definition page. the system will break down the SMS URL into several parameters. a Enter the name of your SMS service provider name and the SMS URL with the message content set to Hello world.  Click Delete if you want to delete the selected SMS provider configuration. 6 Click Send a test SMS message to send a test SMS message to the phone number you specified to see if your SMS settings are set up properly. An example URL is: https://api.  The system has shut down due to overheating. c Click Finish to finish setup. To set up SMS notification: 1 Tick Enable SMS notifications. Restore Synology DiskStation to Factory Defaults Go to System > Restore Defaults if you want to restore your Synology DiskStation to factory defaults. Each parameter category can be used only once except Other. 5 If you do not wish to receive too many messages. You can obtain the SMS URL from your SMS service provider. Follow the wizard to create a new SMS provider configuration. tick Enable SMS interval limit and limit the number of notification message to one message per the time interval you specified. 4 Enter the primary and secondary phone number that will receive the SMS notification messages. Contact your local SMS service provider for more information.  Format the hard drive and restore to factory default settings: All user data in the hard drive will be deleted and the entire system will be restored to default. Define each parameter by selecting the corresponding category.  Reset the password of MySQL database: The password of the MySQL database will be reset.

Upgrade Firmware for Synology DiskStation Go to System > Firmware Update to keep your Synology DiskStation up to date. and save it on your computer. we strongly recommend that you back up the data first. we strongly recommend that you back up the data first. The process might take a while to finish. Synology DiskStation will reboot automatically. press and hold RESET button for about 4 seconds until the Synology DiskStation emits a beep sound. However. To upgrade the system firmware: 1 Click Browse to locate the .php to download the latest firmware. However. Important: The data saved on the Synology DiskStation will not be erased during the updating process. please contact Synology. If the problem remains. If you are having trouble upgrading the firmware:  Check if the upgrading process was interrupted by users. 3 Run Synology Assistant and follow the installation instructions in the Quick Installation Guide that came with your installation CD to set up the Synology DiskStation. you can use the RESET button on the back panel.Reinstall Synology DiskStation If you want to reinstall your Synology DiskStation without losing its data. Before you start.pat file. do the following: Go to http://www.  Download the firmware update again because the upgrade file might be corrupted. for security reason. 2 Click OK to begin uploading and updating the firmware. 142 Chapter 16: Perform Advanced Management Tasks . or other unexpected events. unzip the .pat file on your computer. such as a power failure.  Check the firmware version. Important: The data saved on the Synology DiskStation will not be erased during the reinstallation.com/support/download. When the update completes. 2 Within the next 10 seconds. for security reason.synology. You can only upgrade the system with a newer firmware version. To reinstall Synology DiskStation: 1 Press and hold the RESET button for about 4 seconds until the Synology DiskStation emits a beep sound.

To get detailed information about the installed packages: Click Get Info. and Email. Location. 2 Tick Enable SNMP service and enter a Community name. Currently.spk extension. For the newest packages. 3 Enter the optional information to help you identify your Synology DiskStation: Name. To install a new package: Click Install and follow the setup wizard to install a new package.synology. To uninstall an existing package: Click Uninstall. The unzipped package file ends with the . maintainer and running status. Enable SNMP Service SNMP service allows users to monitor Synology DiskStation network flow with the network management software.Manage Packages Synology has integrated several useful third party applications into packages that can be installed and managed easily on your Synology DiskStation Manager. To enable SNMP service: 1 Go to Network Services > SNMP. The detailed information includes package description. To run/stop package service: Click Run or Stop if the function is available for the application. SNMPv1 and SNMPv2c protocols are supported. go to http://www. version. 143 Chapter 16: Perform Advanced Management Tasks . To upgrade a package: Click Upgrade and follow the setup wizard to upgrade the current package to a newer version.php and download the packages you want.com/support/download. Go to System > Package Management to manage the packages.

it is recommended that you use an UPS device or make sure your Synology DiskStation is always shut down properly. tick Enable Telnet service. but your data will remain 1 unaffected even after abrupt power outage. and UPS. Note: When you disable the SSH service. all SSH tasks will be terminated immediately. tick Enable SSH service. Important: Before ticking this option. ticking this option might cause data loss when Synology DiskStation is not shut down properly. For recommended peripheral models. perform the task again after the SSH service is disabled. However.Access Synology DiskStation via Telnet or SSH You can use Telnet or SSH to log in to Synology DiskStation and modify its settings. including hard drive. DMA. USB printer. 2 Do any of the following:  If you want to enable the Telnet service. If you disable the SSH service while performing a backup task. please visit www. 144 Chapter 16: Perform Advanced Management Tasks .synology.com. Enable Write Cache Support for Hard drives Go to Storage > HDD Management and tick Enable write cache to improve the I/O performance of your hard drives. 3 Click OK. Improper manipulation or modification to Synology DiskStation may result in system malfunction or data loss. if you disable write cache. Important: Use the Terminal service with caution.2 --------1 2 Not all hard drives support write cache. On the other hand. To enable connection to Synology DiskStation via Telnet or SSH: 1 Go to Network Services > Terminal. you might get a lower I/O performance.  If you want to enable the SSH service.

Test.A.Check Hard drive Status Go to Storage > S. info: 1 Select a disk you want to check.R.T.M.R.R. It is recommended that you replace the hard drive if any errors are detected. 2 Click Disk Info to see the original disk information. and click Start. Note: Testing time might vary under different system environment.A. The listed numbers can help you diagnose the status of your disk. choose a test method (Quick Test or Extended Test).M. To run a S. 3 The test results are shown in the Test Result section. information.T.A. To check disk info: 1 Select a disk you want to check. You can see the testing progress under the Status column. To check S.M. 2 Click S.T.T.A.R.T.R.T.M. Info to see the current S. to check the hard drive status and report possible errors. test: 1 Select a disk you want to check.R. 2 Click S. 145 Chapter 16: Perform Advanced Management Tasks .M.M.A.A.

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As Internet access grows popular on mobile devices, Synology provides you with several creative alternatives to communicate with your Synology DiskStation using iPhone or other mobile devices.

Use iPhone Apps
The 3 iPhone Apps designed by Synology are now available on Apple's App Store, allowing you to communicate with Synology DiskStation wherever Wi-Fi access is available. You can manage files, music, photo and video albums, and even the surveillance videos on the go.

DS audio
DS audio can stream music from Synology DiskStation to your iPhone or iPod touch.

DS cam
DS cam allows you to live view the IP cameras (in MJPEG format), take snapshots, and view recorded events on your Surveillance Station.

DS photo
DS photo allows you to upload photos from iPhone or iPod touch to Synology DiskStation, and instantly share it with anyone online.
Note: For more information about using those Apps, open any of them and tap Settings > Document > Help.

Use Other Mobile Devices
If you have a mobile device running on Windows Mobile® 6.0 (with Internet Explorer® Mobile or Opera® 9.0 or onward), Symbian OS 9.1 (with S60 3rd Edition or onward), or iPhone OS 2.3.1 or onward, you can use the device to log in to Synology DiskStation to view photos with Mobile Photo Station and read supported file formats with Mobile File Station around the world where Internet access is available.

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DS110+ 2TB No USB x 3 eSATA x 1 Gigabit x 1 Yes

For the most recent product specification, please visit www.synology.com.

1-Bay Models
Item Internal HDD Max. Capacity Hot Swappable HDD External HDD Interface LAN Port USBCopy System Fan (mm) Size (HxWxD) (mm) Weight (Kg) DS109 3.5 SATA (II) x 1 2TB No USB x 3 eSATA x 1 Gigabit x 1 Yes x 1 (50 x 50) 160 x 63 x 218 0.81 DS110j 3.5 SATA (II) x 1 2TB No USB x 3 Gigabit x 1 Yes x 1 (50 x 50) 160 x 63 x 218 0.81 ‧Windows 2000 onward Supported Clients ‧Mac OS X 10.3 onward ‧Ubuntu 9.04 onward Max. User Accounts Max. Group Accounts Max. Shared Folder Max. Concurrent Connections Max. Supported IP Cameras 1024 128 256 64 8 512 128 256 64 5 ‧EXT3 File System ‧FAT (External Disk, Read/Write) ‧NTFS (External Disk, Read/Write) Volume Type Agency Certifications HDD Hibernation Event Notification NTP FTP over SSL/TLS HTTPS Connection Windows ADS Domain iSCSI Scheduled Power On/Off Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes ‧Basic ‧FCC Class B ‧CE Class B ‧BSMI Class B Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 2048 256 256 256 12 3.5 SATA (II) x 1

x 1 (50 x 50) 160 x 63 x 218 0.81

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‧English ‧Deutsch ‧Français ‧Italiano ‧Español ‧Dansk ‧Norsk ‧Svensk Language Localization ‧Nederlands ‧Русский ‧Polski ‧Magyar ‧Português do Brasil ‧Português Europeu ‧Türkçe ‧Český ‧日本語‧한국어‧繁體中文‧简体中文 ‧Line voltage: 100V to 240V AC ‧Frequency: 50/60Hz Power Consumption And Environment Requirements ‧Operating Temperature: 40 to 95˚F (5 to 35˚C) ‧Storage Temperature: 15 to 155˚F (-10 to 70˚C) ‧Relative Humidity: 5% to 95% RH ‧Maximum Operating Altitude: 10000 feet (3048m)

2-Bay Models
Item Internal HDD Max. Capacity Hot Swappable HDD External HDD Interface LAN Port USBCopy System Fan (mm) Size (HxWxD) (mm) Weight (Kg) DS209 3.5 SATA (II) x 2 4TB (2 x 2TB hard drives) No DS210j 3.5 SATA (II) x 2 4TB (2 x 2TB hard drives) No DS210+ 3.5 SATA (II) x 2 4TB (2 x 2TB hard drives) No USB x 3 eSATA x 1 Gigabit x 1 Yes x 1 (70 x 70) 161 x 88 x 218 0.98 DS710+ SATA(II) x 2 4TB (2 x 2TB hard drives) Yes USB x 3 eSATA x 1 Gigabit x 1 Yes x 1 (80 x 80) 157 x 103.5 x 232 1.69

USB x 3 Gigabit x 1 Yes x 1 (70 x 70) 161 x 88 x 218 0.98

USB x 3 Gigabit x 1 Yes x 1 (70 x 70) 161 x 88 x 218 0.98

‧Windows 2000 onward Supported Clients ‧Mac OS X 10.3 onward ‧Ubuntu 9.04 onward Max. User Accounts Max. Group Accounts Max. Shared Folder Max. Concurrent Connections Max. Supported IP Cameras File System Volume Type Agency Certifications HDD Hibernation Event Notification NTP FTP over SSL/TLS Yes Yes Yes Yes 1024 128 256 128 8 512 128 256 64 5 2048 256 256 256 12 2048 256 256 512 16

‧EXT3 ‧FAT (External Disk, Read/Write) ‧NTFS (External Disk, Read/Write) ‧Basic ‧JBOD‧RAID 0‧RAID 1 ‧FCC Class B ‧CE Class B ‧BSMI Class B Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

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Capacity (4 x 750GB hard drives) No USB x 2 eSATA x 1 Gigabit x 1 Yes x 1 (60 x 60) No 120 x 105 x 142 0.5 SATA (II) x 4 8TB (4 x 2TB hard drives) No DS410 3.1 RS810RP+ SATA (II) x4 8TB (4 x 2TB hard drives) Yes USB x 2 eSATA x 1 Gigabit x 2 No x 4 (40 x 40) x 1 (40 x 40) 44 x 430.1 RS810+ SATA (II) x4 8TB (4 x 2TB hard drives) Yes USB x 2 eSATA x 1 Gigabit x 2 No x 3 (40 x 40) x 1 (40 x 40) 44 x 430. User Accounts Max.66 DS410j 3.Item HTTPS Connection Windows ADS Domain iSCSI Scheduled Power On/Off Language Localization DS209 Yes Yes Yes Yes DS210j Yes Yes Yes Yes DS210+ Yes Yes Yes Yes DS710+ Yes Yes Yes Off Only ‧English ‧Deutsch ‧Français ‧Italiano ‧Español ‧Dansk ‧Norsk ‧Svensk ‧Nederlands ‧Русский ‧Polski ‧Magyar ‧Português do Brasil ‧Português Europeu ‧Türkçe ‧Český ‧日本語‧한국어‧繁體中文‧简体中文 ‧Line voltage: 100V to 240V AC ‧Frequency: 50/60Hz Power Consumption And Environment Requirements ‧Operating Temperature: 40 to 95˚F (5 to 35˚C) ‧Storage Temperature: 15 to 155˚F (-10 to 70˚C) ‧Relative Humidity: 5% to 95% RH ‧Maximum Operating Altitude: 10000 feet (3048m) 4-Bay Models Item Internal HDD DS409slim 2.5 SATA (II) x 4 8TB (4 x 2TB hard drives) No USB x 2 eSATA x 1 Gigabit x 1 No x 2 (80 x 80) No 168 x 184 x 230 2.3 onward ‧Ubuntu 9.5 x 457.5 SATA (II) x 4 3TB Max.5 SATA (II) x 4 8TB (4 x 2TB hard drives) Yes USB x 2 eSATA x 1 Gigabit x 2 No x 3 (40 x 40) x 1 (40 x 40) 44 x 430. Shared Folder Max.68 Hot Swappable HDD External HDD Interface LAN Port USBCopy System Fan (mm) Power Fan (mm) Size (HxWxD) (mm) Weight (Kg) USB x 2 Gigabit x 1 No x 2 (80 x 80) No 168 x 184 x 230 2.04 onward Max.23 ‧Windows 2000 onward Supported Clients ‧Mac OS X 10.5 x 457. Concurrent Connections 1024 128 256 64 1024 256 256 128 2048 256 256 256 2048 256 256 512 2048 256 256 128 2048 256 256 512 2048 256 256 512 RS409 3.5 7.5 SATA (II) x 4 8TB (4 x 2TB hard drives) No USB x 2 eSATA x 1 Gigabit x 1 No x 2 (80 x 80) No 168 x 184 x 230 2.5 7. Group Accounts Max.5 x 457.23 DS410+ 3.5 9.23 149 Appendix A: Synology DiskStation Specifications .

Capacity Hot Swappable HDD External HDD Interface LAN Port USBCopy System Fan (mm) Power Fan (mm) Size (HxWxD) (mm) Weight (Kg) DS1010+ SATA (II) x 5 10TB (5 x 2TB hard drives) Yes USB x 4 eSATA x 1 Gigabit x 2 No x 2 (80 x 80) x 1 (40 x 40) 157 x 248 x 233 4. Read/Write) ‧NTFS (External Disk. Supported IP Cameras DS409slim 8 DS410j 5 DS410 12 DS410+ 20 ‧EXT3 RS409 8 RS810+ 20 RS810RP+ 20 File System ‧FAT (External Disk.25 150 Appendix A: Synology DiskStation Specifications .Item Max. Read/Write) Volume Type Agency Certifications HDD Hibernation Event Notification NTP FTP over SSL/TLS HTTPS Connection Windows ADS Domain iSCSI Scheduled Power On/Off Language Localization Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes ‧Basic‧JBOD‧RAID 0‧RAID 1‧RAID 5‧RAID 5+Spare‧RAID 6‧RAID 10 ‧FCC Class B ‧CE Class B BSMI Class B Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes ‧FCC Class A ‧CE Class A Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes ‧English ‧Deutsch ‧Français ‧Italiano ‧Español ‧Dansk ‧Norsk ‧Svensk ‧Nederlands ‧Русский ‧Polski ‧Magyar ‧Português do Brasil ‧Português Europeu ‧Türkçe ‧Český ‧日本語‧한국어‧繁體中文‧简体中文 ‧Line voltage: 100V to 240V AC ‧Frequency: 50/60Hz Power Consumption And Environment Requirements ‧Operating Temperature: 40 to 95˚F (5 to 35˚C) ‧Storage Temperature: 15 to 155˚F (-10 to 70˚C) ‧Relative Humidity: 5% to 95% RH ‧Maximum Operating Altitude: 10000 feet (3048m) 5-Bay Models Item Internal HDD Max.

Read/Write) ‧NTFS (External Disk.3 Onward ‧Ubuntu 9. Group Accounts Max.04 onward Max. 151 Appendix A: Synology DiskStation Specifications .  For Mac users. For such devices. Synology DiskStation only supports USB printers with PostScript. Concurrent Connections Max.  Some digital cameras are defined as a Still Image Device. Synology DiskStation only supports USBCopy function (No USB share function).  USBCopy function only supports USB disks with FAT32 file system. Supported IP Cameras 2048 256 256 512 20 ‧EXT3 File System ‧FAT (External Disk. Read/Write) Volume Type Agency Certifications HDD Hibernation Event Notification NTP FTP over SSL/TLS HTTPS Connection Windows ADS Domain iSCSI Scheduled Power On/Off ‧Basic ‧JBOD ‧RAID 0 ‧RAID 1 ‧RAID 5 ‧RAID 5+Spare ‧RAID 6‧RAID 10 ‧FCC Class B ‧CE Class B‧BSMI Class B Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Off Only ‧English ‧Deutsch ‧Français ‧Italiano ‧Español ‧Dansk ‧Norsk ‧Svensk ‧Nederlands ‧Русский ‧Polski ‧Magyar ‧Português do Brasil ‧Português Europeu ‧Türkçe ‧Český ‧日本語‧한국어‧繁體中文‧简体中文 ‧Line voltage: 100V to 240V AC ‧Frequency: 50/60Hz Language Localization Power Consumption and Environment Requirements ‧Operating Temperature: 40 to 95˚F (5 to 35˚C) ‧Storage Temperature: 15 to 155˚F (-10 to 70˚C) ‧Relative Humidity: 5% to 95% RH ‧Maximum Operating Altitude: 10000 feet (3048m) Limitations  Each Synology DiskStation supports up to 2 USB printers. such as Canon.Item DS1010+ ‧Windows 2000 Onward Supported Clients ‧Mac OS X 10. User Accounts Max. Shared Folder Max.

Appendix Appendix B: LED Indication Tables B Description Volume normal Hibernation Available volume space < 1GB Volume degraded or crashed No volume Network is normal Network is active Network is down Disk is normal Disk is being accessed No internal disk USB disk detected Copying data No USB disk attached System ready Booting up 1-Bay Models LED Indication Color Green Off STATUS Orange Blinking Static LAN Green Blinking Off Static DISK / eSATA Green Blinking Off Static USBCopy Green Blinking Off Static Power Blue Blinking Shutting down Off Power off Static Status Static 152 .

2-Bay Models Most Models LED Indication Color Green Off STATUS Orange Blinking No volume Static LAN Green Blinking Off Static Green DISK / eSATA Off Orange Static Static USBCopy Green Blinking Off Static Power Blue Blinking Shutting down Off Power off No internal disk Cannot read / write USB disk detected Copying data No USB disk attached System ready Booting up or Blinking Network is up Network is active Network is down Disk is ready and idle Disk is being accessed Static Hibernation Available volume space < 1GB Volume degraded or crashed Status Static Description Volume normal 153 Appendix B: LED Indication Tables .

DS710+ LED Indication Color Green Off STATUS Orange Blinking No volume Static Green LAN Static Orange Blinking Off Static Green HDD1 & HDD2 Off Orange Static Static Power Blue Blinking Shutting down Off Static USBCopy Green Blinking Off Power off USB disk detected Copying data No USB disk attached No internal disk Cannot Read/Write System ready Booting up Blinking 10/100MB link Network is active Network is down Disk ready Disk is being accessed Blinking Off Gigabit link Network is active Network is down Static Hibernation Available volume space < 1GB Volume degraded or crashed Status Static Description Volume Normal 154 Appendix B: LED Indication Tables .

4-Bay Models DiskStations LED Indication Color Green Off STATUS Orange Blinking No volume Static LAN Green Blinking Off Static Green DISK 1~4 Off Orange Static Static Power Blue Blinking Shutting down Off Power off No internal disk Cannot Read/ Write System ready Booting up Blinking Network is up Network is active Network is down Disk ready Disk is being accessed Static Hibernation Available volume space < 1GB Volume degraded or crashed Status Static Description Volume Normal 155 Appendix B: LED Indication Tables .

RackStations LED Indication Color Green Off STATUS Orange Blinking No volume Static LAN Green Blinking Off Static Green DISK 1~4 Off Orange Static Static Power Green Blinking Shutting down Off Static RPS-STATUS1 Green Blinking Off Power off Both power supplies are working 1 power supply not working Power off No internal disk Cannot Read/ Write System ready Booting up Blinking Network is up Network is active Network is down Disk ready Disk is being accessed Static Hibernation Available volume space < 1GB Volume degraded or crashed Status Static Description Volume Normal --------1 RS810RP+ only 156 Appendix B: LED Indication Tables .

5-Bay Models DS1010+ LED Indication Color Green Off STATUS Orange Blinking No volume Static Green LAN 1 & LAN 2 Static Orange Blinking Off Static Hard drive Status Indicator (on tray) Orange ALERT Orange Off Static Power Blue Blinking Shutting down Off Power off System ready System ready Booting up Green Blinking Off Static Blinking 10/100MB link Network is active Network is down Disk ready and idle Disk is being accessed No internal disk Cannot Read/ Write Hardware error Blinking Off Gigabit link Network is active Network is down Static Hibernation Available volume space < 1GB Volume degraded or crashed Status Static Description Volume Normal 157 Appendix B: LED Indication Tables .

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SPECIAL. this Warranty will prevail unless the other agreement specifically references the sections of this Warranty that it supersedes. Any dispute. any delay or failure to perform as required by this Warranty as a result of any cause or condition beyond its reasonable control (including. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES. will not be consolidated with any other arbitration and will not be conducted on a class-wide or class action basis. SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO CUSTOMER. 4. and judgment may be entered thereon in any court of competent jurisdiction. BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY: (A) IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE. unless each party specifically agrees to such provision in writing. WITH RESPECT TO THE PRODUCT. ANY ACCOMPANYING DOCUMENTATION OR SOFTWARE AND ANY OTHER GOODS OR SERVICES PROVIDED UNDER THIS WARRANTY.A. PRODUCT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY). by operation of law or otherwise. PUNITIVE. To the extent that those laws apply to the Product. Synology will not be liable for. The arbitration will be conducted before a single arbitrator. improvement or other update made available to Customer by Synology. or (3) Customer implements. by submission of documents. installs or uses any correction. without regard to any conflict of law principles to the contrary. enhancement.S. The arbitration shall be held in King County. REVENUE. any accompanying Software or documentation and any other goods provided under this Warranty is transferred to Customer under this Warranty. this Warranty is governed by the laws of the State of Washington. including any arbitration fee paid by the prevailing party. INCLUDING. any act or failure to act by Customer). AND LIABILITIES OF SYNOLOGY AND THE REMEDIES OF CUSTOMER SET FORTH IN THIS WARRANTY ARE EXCLUSIVE AND IN SUBSTITUTION FOR. (2) Customer fails to implement any correction. The 1980 U. and no title to or ownership of any intellectual property rights in or to the Product. OR USAGE OF TRADE. neither party will be bound by. (C) CLAIM OF INFRINGEMENT OR MISAPPROPRIATION.8 Disclaimer of Warranties. CONSEQUENTIAL OR SIMILAR DAMAGES OR LIABILITIES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING. WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT. PROFIT OR BUSINESS) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE PRODUCT. OBLIGATIONS.1 Force Majeure. TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE). without the prior written consent of Synology. AND CUSTOMER HEREBY WAIVES. correspondence or otherwise. STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY. IN NO EVENT WILL SYNOLOGY OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR THE COST OF COVER OR FOR ANY INCIDENTAL.

C. Nothing in this Section shall be deemed to prohibit or restrict Synology from seeking injunctive relief or seeking such other rights and remedies as it may have at law or equity for any actual or threatened breach of any provision of this Warranty relating to Synology's intellectual property rights. 4. You will comply with all applicable laws and regulations that apply to the Product. The arbitration award shall be final and binding on the parties and may be enforced in any court having jurisdiction. including without limitation the U. You acknowledge that the Product may be subject to U. in addition to any other relief to which it may be entitled. export restrictions. and the arbitration proceedings shall be conducted in English or. The arbitration shall take place in Taipei. . If any provision of this Warranty is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid. and Customer expressly and knowingly waives those rights and agrees to resolve any disputes through binding arbitration in accordance with the provisions of this Section 4.9 Entire Agreement.O. This Warranty constitutes the entire agreement.this provision.7 Export Restrictions. illegal. in Mandarin Chinese. any dispute. Customer would have had a right to litigate any such dispute. For Customers not residing within the United States. Export Administration Regulations. modification or waiver of any of the provisions of this Warranty will be valid unless set forth in a written instrument signed by the party to be bound thereby. the remainder of this Warranty will remain in full force and effect. if both parties so agree.8 Severability. between Synology and Customer related to the subject matter hereof. R. In any arbitration. costs and reasonable attorneys' fees. the prevailing party will be entitled to recover.O.S.5.6 Attorneys' Fees. or unenforceable.S. 4. Taiwan.C. including the right to litigate claims on a class-wide or class-action basis.. Arbitration Law and related enforcement rules. and supersedes any and all prior agreements. No amendment. controversy or claim in a court. 4. 4. or other legal action or proceeding to enforce rights or remedies under this Warranty. mediation. controversy or claim described in this section shall be finally resolved by arbitration conducted by three neutral arbitrators in accordance with the procedures of the R.

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