Synology

DS1817+

DS1817+ Image

OverviewSpecifications

8 BayCentralized storage with outstanding, superchargeable performance

The Synology DS1817+ is an 8-bay NAS powered by a quad-core CPU with an AES-NI hardware encryption engine. Featuring quad 1GbE LAN ports, it can be installed with a 10gbE network interface card (NIC) or a dual M.2 SSD adapter card, allowing you to enhance network speeds or boost performance with SSD cache.

DS1817+ specs

Supercharge your storage system

The DS1817+ is equipped with dual-channel memory and a PCIe slot, DS1817+ supports installing the dual M.2 SSD adapter card, M2D17, OR the 10GbE NIC, for high-IOPS system cache and ultra-fast data transmission respectively.

Hardware Specifications  
CPU  
CPU Model Intel Atom C2538
CPU Architecture 64-bit
CPU Frequency Quad Core 2.4 GHz
Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI)  
Memory  
System Memory 2/8 GB DDR3
Memory Module Pre-installed 2GB (1 x 2GB) / 8GB (2 x 4GB)
Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Expandable up to 16 GB (8 GB x 2)
Storage  
Drive Bays 8
Maximum Drive Bays with Expansion Unit 18
Compatible Drive Type* (See all supported drives) 3.5″ SATA III / SATA II HDD
  2.5″ SATA III / SATA II HDD
  2.5″ SATA III / SATA II SSD
Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 80 TB (10 TB HDD x 8) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Raw Capacity with Expansion Units 180 TB (10 TB HDD x 18) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Single Volume Size 108 TB
Hot Swappable Drive Yes
Notes “Compatible drive type” indicates the drives that have been tested to be compatible with Synology products. This term does not indicate the maximum connection speed of each drive bay.
  For the optimal SSD cache performance, please see here.
  Expansion of the internal volume is only supported if the combined single volume size does not exceed the maximum limit of 108TB.
External Ports  
RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port 4 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)
USB 3.0 Port 4
eSATA Port 2
PCIe  
PCIe Expansion 1 x Gen2 x8 slot (x4 link)
Add-in-card support M2D17 – Dual M.2 SSD adapter card for SSD cache
  PCIe Network Interface Card (Learn more)
File System  
Internal Drives Btrfs
  EXT4
External Drives Btrfs
  EXT4
  EXT3
  FAT
  NTFS
  HFS+
  exFAT*
Notes exFAT Access is purchased separately in Package Center.
Appearance  
Size (Height x Width x Depth) 166 mm x 343 mm x 243 mm
Weight 6.0 kg
Others  
System Fan 120 mm x 120 mm x 2 pcs
Fan Speed Mode Cool Mode
  Quiet Mode
Easy Replacement System Fan Yes
Wireless Support (dongle) Yes
Brightness adjustable front LED indicators Yes
Power Recovery Yes
Noise Level* 22.2 dB(A)
Scheduled Power On/Off Yes
Wake on LAN/WAN Yes
Power Supply Unit / Adapter 250W
AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC
Power Frequency 50/60 Hz, Single Phase
Power Consumption* 61.5 W (Access)
  31.6 W (HDD Hibernation)
British Thermal Unit 156.55 BTU/hr (Access)
  86.09 BTU/hr (HDD Hibernation)
Environment Temperature  
Operating Temperature 5°C to 40°C (40°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)
Relative Humidity 5% to 95% RH
Certification FCC Class B
  CE Class B
  BSMI Class B
Warranty 3 Years
Applicable Extended Warranty EW201 – 2 Year Extension
Notes Power consumption is measured when fully loaded with Western Digital 1TB WD10EFRX hard drive(s).
  Noise Level Testing Environment: Fully loaded with Seagate 1TB ST31000520AS hard drive(s) in idle; Two G.R.A.S. Type 40AE microphones, each set up at 1 meter away from the Synology NAS front and rear; Background noise: 16.49-17.51 dB(A); Temperature: 24.25-25.75°C; Humidity: 58.2-61.8%
DSM Specifications ( See more )  
Storage Management  
Maximum Internal Volume Number 512
Maximum iSCSI Target Number 32
Maximum iSCSI LUN 256
iSCSI LUN Clone/Snapshot, Windows ODX Yes
Supported RAID Type Synology Hybrid RAID
  Basic
  JBOD
  RAID 0
  RAID 1
  RAID 5
  RAID 6
  RAID 10
RAID Migration Basic to RAID 1
  Basic to RAID 5
  RAID 1 to RAID 5
  RAID 5 to RAID 6
Volume Expansion with Larger HDDs Synology Hybrid RAID
  RAID 1
  RAID 5
  RAID 6
Volume Expansion by Adding a HDD Synology Hybrid RAID
  RAID 5
  RAID 6
  JBOD
Global Hot Spare Supported RAID Type Synology Hybrid RAID
  RAID 1
  RAID 5
  RAID 6
  RAID 10
SSD Support Yes
SSD TRIM Yes
File Sharing Capacity Yes
Maximum Local User Accounts 2048
Maximum Local Groups 256
Maximum Shared Folder 512
Maximum Shared Folder Sync Tasks 8
Maximum Concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP Connections 512(2GB) / 2048(8GB)
Windows Access Control List (ACL) Integration Yes
NFS Kerberos Authentication Yes
High Availability Manager Yes
Log Center Yes
Syslog Events per Second 800
Virtualization  
VMware vSphere 6 with VAAI Yes
Windows Server 2012 Yes
Windows Server 2012 R2 Yes
Citrix Ready Yes
OpenStack Yes
Add-on Packages (learn more about the complete add-on package list)  
Antivirus by McAfee (Trial) Yes
Central Management System Yes
Chat Yes
Maximum Users 400
Notes The number of concurrent HTTP connections for Chat was configured to the maximum.
  CPU and RAM usage were both under 80% when testing the recommended number of clients.
  For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.
Cloud Station Server Yes
Maximum Concurrent File Transfers 512 (2GB) / 2000 (8GB)
Maximum Concurrent File Transfers (with RAM expansion) 9000
DDSM Yes
Maximum DDSM Number (Licenses required) 30 (including 1 Free License) (Learn more)
Document Viewer Yes
Download Station Yes
Maximum Concurrent Download Tasks 80
exFAT Access (optional) Yes
HiDrive Backup Yes
MailPlus / MailPlus Server Yes
Free Email Accounts 5 (Licenses required for additional accounts)
Recommended MailPlus Client Number Up to 90
Maximum Server Performance 825,000 emails per day, approx. 25.18 GB
Notes The CPU and RAM usages were both under 80% when testing recommended client numbers.
  For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.
  Read-write SSD cache was enabled in 5-bay (and above) NAS models with 2 SSDs units installed.
  The performance of the mail system will slightly decrease in high-availability mode due to data synchronization between the two servers.
  Functions that were enabled in all of the tests above: anti-spam, anti-virus, DNSBL, greylist, content scan, full-text search (English only).
Media Server Yes
DLNA Certification Yes
Office Yes
Maximum Users 400
Maximum Simultaneous Editing Users 80
Notes CPU and RAM usage were both under 80% when testing the recommended number of clients.
  For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.
  Client performance may affect maximum simultaneous editing users. Client PCs used for testing: Intel Core i3-3220 / 8GB RAM
Snapshot Replication Yes
Maximum Snapshots per Shared Folder 1024
Maximum Snapshots of all Shared Folder 65536
Surveillance Station Yes
Maximum IP cam (Licenses required) 40 (including 2 Free License) (See All Supported IP Cameras)
Total FPS (H.264)* 1200 (2GB RAM) / 1200 (8GB RAM) FPS @ 720p (1280×720)
  900 (2GB RAM) / 1080 (8GB RAM) FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
  320 (2GB RAM) / 480 (8GB RAM) FPS @ 3M (2048×1536)
  270 (2GB RAM) / 280 (8GB RAM) FPS @ 5M (2591×1944)
Total FPS (MJPEG)* 540 (2GB RAM) / 760 (8GB RAM) FPS @ 720p (1280×720)
  200 (2GB RAM) / 400 (8GB RAM) FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
  150 (2GB RAM) / 280 (8GB RAM) FPS @ 3M (2048×1536)
  90 (2GB RAM) / 200 (8GB RAM) FPS @ 5M (2591×1944)
Notes Surveillance Station throughput is tested with Axis network camera, using continuous recording with live view from Surveillance Station and motion detection by camera. Live view and recording are sharing the same stream from the camera.
Video Station  
Video Transcoding Group 1 – Type 1 (See more)
Maximum Transcoding Channel Number 1 channel, 30 FPS @ 1080p(1920×1080), H.264 (AVC)/MPEG-4 Part 2 (XVID, DIVX5)/MPEG-2/VC-1
VPN Server Yes
Maximum Connections 20
Environment & Packaging  
Environment RoHS Compliant
Packaging Content Main Unit X 1
  Accessory Pack X 1
  AC Power Cord X 1
  RJ-45 LAN Cable X 2
  Quick Installation Guide X 1

DS1817+

DS1817+ Image

OverviewSpecifications

8 BayCentralized storage with outstanding, superchargeable performance

The Synology DS1817+ is an 8-bay NAS powered by a quad-core CPU with an AES-NI hardware encryption engine. Featuring quad 1GbE LAN ports, it can be installed with a 10gbE network interface card (NIC) or a dual M.2 SSD adapter card, allowing you to enhance network speeds or boost performance with SSD cache.

DS1817+ specs

Supercharge your storage system

The DS1817+ is equipped with dual-channel memory and a PCIe slot, DS1817+ supports installing the dual M.2 SSD adapter card, M2D17, OR the 10GbE NIC, for high-IOPS system cache and ultra-fast data transmission respectively.

Hardware Specifications  
CPU  
CPU Model Intel Atom C2538
CPU Architecture 64-bit
CPU Frequency Quad Core 2.4 GHz
Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI)  
Memory  
System Memory 2/8 GB DDR3
Memory Module Pre-installed 2GB (1 x 2GB) / 8GB (2 x 4GB)
Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Expandable up to 16 GB (8 GB x 2)
Storage  
Drive Bays 8
Maximum Drive Bays with Expansion Unit 18
Compatible Drive Type* (See all supported drives) 3.5″ SATA III / SATA II HDD
  2.5″ SATA III / SATA II HDD
  2.5″ SATA III / SATA II SSD
Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 80 TB (10 TB HDD x 8) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Raw Capacity with Expansion Units 180 TB (10 TB HDD x 18) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Single Volume Size 108 TB
Hot Swappable Drive Yes
Notes “Compatible drive type” indicates the drives that have been tested to be compatible with Synology products. This term does not indicate the maximum connection speed of each drive bay.
  For the optimal SSD cache performance, please see here.
  Expansion of the internal volume is only supported if the combined single volume size does not exceed the maximum limit of 108TB.
External Ports  
RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port 4 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)
USB 3.0 Port 4
eSATA Port 2
PCIe  
PCIe Expansion 1 x Gen2 x8 slot (x4 link)
Add-in-card support M2D17 – Dual M.2 SSD adapter card for SSD cache
  PCIe Network Interface Card (Learn more)
File System  
Internal Drives Btrfs
  EXT4
External Drives Btrfs
  EXT4
  EXT3
  FAT
  NTFS
  HFS+
  exFAT*
Notes exFAT Access is purchased separately in Package Center.
Appearance  
Size (Height x Width x Depth) 166 mm x 343 mm x 243 mm
Weight 6.0 kg
Others  
System Fan 120 mm x 120 mm x 2 pcs
Fan Speed Mode Cool Mode
  Quiet Mode
Easy Replacement System Fan Yes
Wireless Support (dongle) Yes
Brightness adjustable front LED indicators Yes
Power Recovery Yes
Noise Level* 22.2 dB(A)
Scheduled Power On/Off Yes
Wake on LAN/WAN Yes
Power Supply Unit / Adapter 250W
AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC
Power Frequency 50/60 Hz, Single Phase
Power Consumption* 61.5 W (Access)
  31.6 W (HDD Hibernation)
British Thermal Unit 156.55 BTU/hr (Access)
  86.09 BTU/hr (HDD Hibernation)
Environment Temperature  
Operating Temperature 5°C to 40°C (40°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)
Relative Humidity 5% to 95% RH
Certification FCC Class B
  CE Class B
  BSMI Class B
Warranty 3 Years
Applicable Extended Warranty EW201 – 2 Year Extension
Notes Power consumption is measured when fully loaded with Western Digital 1TB WD10EFRX hard drive(s).
  Noise Level Testing Environment: Fully loaded with Seagate 1TB ST31000520AS hard drive(s) in idle; Two G.R.A.S. Type 40AE microphones, each set up at 1 meter away from the Synology NAS front and rear; Background noise: 16.49-17.51 dB(A); Temperature: 24.25-25.75°C; Humidity: 58.2-61.8%
DSM Specifications ( See more )  
Storage Management  
Maximum Internal Volume Number 512
Maximum iSCSI Target Number 32
Maximum iSCSI LUN 256
iSCSI LUN Clone/Snapshot, Windows ODX Yes
Supported RAID Type Synology Hybrid RAID
  Basic
  JBOD
  RAID 0
  RAID 1
  RAID 5
  RAID 6
  RAID 10
RAID Migration Basic to RAID 1
  Basic to RAID 5
  RAID 1 to RAID 5
  RAID 5 to RAID 6
Volume Expansion with Larger HDDs Synology Hybrid RAID
  RAID 1
  RAID 5
  RAID 6
Volume Expansion by Adding a HDD Synology Hybrid RAID
  RAID 5
  RAID 6
  JBOD
Global Hot Spare Supported RAID Type Synology Hybrid RAID
  RAID 1
  RAID 5
  RAID 6
  RAID 10
SSD Support Yes
SSD TRIM Yes
File Sharing Capacity Yes
Maximum Local User Accounts 2048
Maximum Local Groups 256
Maximum Shared Folder 512
Maximum Shared Folder Sync Tasks 8
Maximum Concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP Connections 512(2GB) / 2048(8GB)
Windows Access Control List (ACL) Integration Yes
NFS Kerberos Authentication Yes
High Availability Manager Yes
Log Center Yes
Syslog Events per Second 800
Virtualization  
VMware vSphere 6 with VAAI Yes
Windows Server 2012 Yes
Windows Server 2012 R2 Yes
Citrix Ready Yes
OpenStack Yes
Add-on Packages (learn more about the complete add-on package list)  
Antivirus by McAfee (Trial) Yes
Central Management System Yes
Chat Yes
Maximum Users 400
Notes The number of concurrent HTTP connections for Chat was configured to the maximum.
  CPU and RAM usage were both under 80% when testing the recommended number of clients.
  For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.
Cloud Station Server Yes
Maximum Concurrent File Transfers 512 (2GB) / 2000 (8GB)
Maximum Concurrent File Transfers (with RAM expansion) 9000
DDSM Yes
Maximum DDSM Number (Licenses required) 30 (including 1 Free License) (Learn more)
Document Viewer Yes
Download Station Yes
Maximum Concurrent Download Tasks 80
exFAT Access (optional) Yes
HiDrive Backup Yes
MailPlus / MailPlus Server Yes
Free Email Accounts 5 (Licenses required for additional accounts)
Recommended MailPlus Client Number Up to 90
Maximum Server Performance 825,000 emails per day, approx. 25.18 GB
Notes The CPU and RAM usages were both under 80% when testing recommended client numbers.
  For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.
  Read-write SSD cache was enabled in 5-bay (and above) NAS models with 2 SSDs units installed.
  The performance of the mail system will slightly decrease in high-availability mode due to data synchronization between the two servers.
  Functions that were enabled in all of the tests above: anti-spam, anti-virus, DNSBL, greylist, content scan, full-text search (English only).
Media Server Yes
DLNA Certification Yes
Office Yes
Maximum Users 400
Maximum Simultaneous Editing Users 80
Notes CPU and RAM usage were both under 80% when testing the recommended number of clients.
  For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.
  Client performance may affect maximum simultaneous editing users. Client PCs used for testing: Intel Core i3-3220 / 8GB RAM
Snapshot Replication Yes
Maximum Snapshots per Shared Folder 1024
Maximum Snapshots of all Shared Folder 65536
Surveillance Station Yes
Maximum IP cam (Licenses required) 40 (including 2 Free License) (See All Supported IP Cameras)
Total FPS (H.264)* 1200 (2GB RAM) / 1200 (8GB RAM) FPS @ 720p (1280×720)
  900 (2GB RAM) / 1080 (8GB RAM) FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
  320 (2GB RAM) / 480 (8GB RAM) FPS @ 3M (2048×1536)
  270 (2GB RAM) / 280 (8GB RAM) FPS @ 5M (2591×1944)
Total FPS (MJPEG)* 540 (2GB RAM) / 760 (8GB RAM) FPS @ 720p (1280×720)
  200 (2GB RAM) / 400 (8GB RAM) FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
  150 (2GB RAM) / 280 (8GB RAM) FPS @ 3M (2048×1536)
  90 (2GB RAM) / 200 (8GB RAM) FPS @ 5M (2591×1944)
Notes Surveillance Station throughput is tested with Axis network camera, using continuous recording with live view from Surveillance Station and motion detection by camera. Live view and recording are sharing the same stream from the camera.
Video Station  
Video Transcoding Group 1 – Type 1 (See more)
Maximum Transcoding Channel Number 1 channel, 30 FPS @ 1080p(1920×1080), H.264 (AVC)/MPEG-4 Part 2 (XVID, DIVX5)/MPEG-2/VC-1
VPN Server Yes
Maximum Connections 20
Environment & Packaging  
Environment RoHS Compliant
Packaging Content Main Unit X 1
  Accessory Pack X 1
  AC Power Cord X 1
  RJ-45 LAN Cable X 2
  Quick Installation Guide X 1