RackStation RS3617xs+

RackStation RS3617xs+

Built to support data-intensive applications and demanding workloads

Powerful storage solution

RS3617xs+ provides a rock-solid and high performing storage solution with over 693,000 IOPS and 5,200 MB/s sequential read throughput1. DDR4 ECC UDIMM guarantees data accuracy and performance for mission-critical environments.

CPU
Intel® Xeon® D-1531 6-core processor

RAM options
8GB DDR4 ECC UDIMM, up to 64GB

Network
4 x 1GbE & 2 x 10GbE ports, optional 10GbE NIC support

Scalability
Up to 36 drives with RX1217/RX1217RP2

Digital asset protection

Powered by Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM), Synology NAS offers advanced security measures to protect against sudden data loss and potential security holes.

Security Advisor

Analyzes system settings, password strength, network preferences, and removes any possible malware.

AppArmor

A kernel-level enhancement that blocks malicious programs from accessing unauthorized system resources.

AES 256-bit encryption

Encrypt shared folders and network data transmission to keep data from unauthorized access.

2-step verification

Prevent others from logging in to your DSM by generating a one-time password (OTP) on your mobile device.

Trust Level

Customize the trust level in Package Center to avoid installing packages from untrusted sources, safeguarding your NAS from unknown or tampered package files.

5 Year Warranty

Synology's 5-year limited warranty provides hardware replacement and technical support via email and telephone services, maximizing your enterprises' return on investment.

Synology Replacement Services(SRS)

SRS provides free advance replacement units as early as the next business day in selected regions, maximizing the service uptime for your mission-critical storage and ensuring your business continuity.

Complete iSCSI and virtualization solutions

Synology iSCSI storage fully supports most virtualization solutions to enhance work efficiency with easy management interface. VMware vSphere 6 and VAAI integration helps offload storage operations and optimizes computation efficiency. Windows Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX) speeds up data transfer and migration rate. OpenStack Cinder support turns your Synology NAS into a block-based storage component.

Next-generation file system for better data protection

The Btrfs file system introduces advanced storage technologies and optimized snapshots to prevent data corruption and reduce maintenance overhead. While ensuring high-level data integrity, it also offers flexible, efficient data protection and recovery tools.

Flexible Shared Folder / User Quota System provides comprehensive quota control on user accounts and shared folders

Snapshot Replication provides schedulable and storage capacity-saving data protection with 1,024 shared folder backups and 65,000 system-wide snapshots

 
File- or folder-level data restoration accelerates data recovery, providing more flexibility for businesses

 
Automatic file self-healing detects and recovers corrupted files without user intervention

CMS

Manage multiple Synology NAS servers simultaneously on a centralized interface to increase business efficiency.

MailPlus

Secure, reliable, and private mail server solution with an intuitive and modern mail client.

Synology High Availability

Ensures seamless service transition between clustered servers in the event of a server failure.

Office

Collaborate on spreadsheets and documents on your private cloud.

Snapshot Replication

Provides schedulable and instantaneous data protection for shared folders and virtual machines on iSCSI LUNs in the event of disaster.

Cloud Station Suite

Synchronize cross-platform data automatically with file version control on all your devices.

Hardware Specifications
CPU
CPU Model Intel Xeon D-1531
CPU Architecture 64-bit
CPU Frequency 6-Core 2.2 (base) / 2.7 (turbo) GHz
Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI)  
Memory
System Memory 8 GB DDR4 ECC UDIMM
Memory Module Pre-installed 8GB (1 x 8GB)
Total Memory Slots 4
Memory Expandable up to 64 GB (16 GB x 4)
Storage
Drive Bays 12
Maximum Drive Bays with Expansion Unit 36
Compatible Drive Type* (See all supported drives)  
 
3.5" SATA HDD
2.5" SATA HDD
2.5" SATA SSD
 
Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 144 TB (12 TB drive x 12) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Raw Capacity with Expansion Units 432 TB (144 TB + 12 TB drive x 24) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Single Volume Size  
 
200 TB (32GB RAM required, for RAID 5 or RAID 6 groups only)
108 TB
 
Hot Swappable Drive  
External Ports
RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port 4 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)
RJ-45 10GbE LAN Port 2 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)
USB 3.0 Port 2
Expansion Port 2
PCIe
PCIe Expansion 2 x Gen3 x8 slots (x8 link)
Add-in-card support 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) 88 mm x 430.5 mm x 692 mm
Weight 14.5 kg
Others
System Fan 80 mm x 80 mm x 4 pcs
Fan Speed Mode  
 
Full-Speed Mode
Cool Mode
Quiet Mode
 
Easy Replacement System Fan  
Power Recovery  
Noise Level* 50.2 dB(A)
Scheduled Power On/Off  
Wake on LAN/WAN  
Power Supply Unit / Adapter 2 x 500W
AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC
Power Frequency 50/60 Hz, Single Phase
Power Consumption* 133.9 W (Access)
69.18 W (HDD Hibernation)
British Thermal Unit 456.89 BTU/hr (Access)
236.05 BTU/hr (HDD Hibernation)
Redundant Power Supply (for xs+ and RP model)  
Environment Temperature
Operating Temperature 5°C to 35°C (40°F to 95°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)
Relative Humidity 5% to 95% RH
Certification  
 
EAC
VCCI
CCC
RCM
KC
FCC
CE
BSMI
 
Warranty 5 Years
Notes  
 
Power consumption is measured when fully loaded with Western Digital 1TB WD10EFRX hard drive(s).
Noise Level Testing Environment: Fully loaded with Seagate 2TB ST2000VN000 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 1024
Maximum iSCSI Target Number 128
Maximum iSCSI LUN 512
iSCSI LUN Clone/Snapshot, Windows ODX  
SSD Read/Write Cache (White Paper)  
SSD TRIM  
RAID Group  
Supported RAID Type  
 
RAID F1
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  
 
RAID F1
RAID 1
RAID 5
RAID 6
 
Volume Expansion by Adding a HDD  
 
RAID F1
RAID 5
RAID 6
JBOD
 
Global Hot Spare Supported RAID Type  
 
RAID F1
RAID 1
RAID 5
RAID 6
RAID 10
 
File Sharing Capacity
Maximum Local User Accounts 16000
Maximum Local Groups 512
Maximum Shared Folder 512
Maximum Shared Folder Sync Tasks 32
Maximum Concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP Connections 2048
Windows Access Control List (ACL) Integration  
NFS Kerberos Authentication  
High Availability Manager  
Log Center  
Syslog Events per Second 3000
Virtualization
VMware vSphere 6 with VAAI  
Windows Server 2012  
Windows Server 2012 R2  
Citrix Ready  
OpenStack  
Add-on Packages (learn more about the complete add-on package list)
Antivirus by McAfee (Trial)  
Central Management System  
Chat  
Maximum Users 6000
Notes  
 
The number of concurrent HTTP connections for Chat was configured to the maximum.
CPU and RAM usage were both under 80% when the number of maximum users was reached.
For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.
 
Cloud Station Server  
Maximum Number of Concurrently Connected Devices 2000
Maximum Number of Concurrently Connected Devices (with RAM expansion) 10000
Maximum Number of Synced Files (btrfs) 3,000,000 / single file reaction time 530 ms
Maximum Number of Synced Files (ext4) 3,000,000 / single file reaction time 229 ms
Notes  
 
The maximum number of concurrently connected devices refers to the maximum number of devices that can remain connected at the same time. For more information on file processing capability, please refer to the reaction time for file processing.
File reaction time refers to the preparation time required for other devices to start downloading a 10KByte file from a Synology NAS after the file has been added to the NAS. RAM expansion was not used during testing.
Non-encrypted shared folders were used during the aforementioned testing.
 
Document Viewer  
Download Station  
Maximum Concurrent Download Tasks 80
Drive  
Maximum Number of Synced Files 3,000,000 / single file reaction time 244 ms
Maximum Number of Concurrent Connections for PC Clients 1,800
Notes  
 
The Btrfs file system was used for the purpose of testing.
The maximum number of concurrent connections refers to the maximum number of connections that could be maintained when the maximum number of synced files was reached.
File reaction time refers to the preparation time required for other devices to start downloading a 10KByte file from a Synology NAS after the file has been added to the NAS.
For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.
Non-encrypted shared folders were used during the aforementioned testing.
 
exFAT Access (optional)  
MailPlus / MailPlus Server  
Free Email Accounts 5 (Licenses required for additional accounts)
Recommended MailPlus Client Number Up to 600 (Btrfs) / 700 (EXT4)
Maximum Server Performance 3,088,000 (Btrfs) / 3,009,000 (EXT4) emails per day, approx. 94.2 GB (Btrfs) / 91.8 GB (EXT4)
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  
DLNA Compliance  
Moments  
Facial recognition  
Subject recognition  
Office  
Maximum Users 3000
Notes  
 
Multiple files were opened for testing and each file was edited by 30 users simultaneously.
CPU and RAM usage were both under 80% when the number of maximum users was reached.
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
 
PetaSpace  
Snapshot Replication  
Maximum Snapshots per Shared Folder 1024
Maximum Snapshots of all Shared Folder 65536
Surveillance Station  
Maximum IP cam (Licenses required) 90 (including 2 Free License) (See All Supported IP Cameras)
Total FPS (H.264)* 2700 FPS @ 720p (1280x720)
2250 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
900 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
800 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
550 FPS @ 4K (3840x2160)
Total FPS (H.265)* 2700 FPS @ 720p (1280x720)
2700 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
1530 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
1350 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
1080 FPS @ 4K (3840x2160)
Total FPS (MJPEG)* 1050 FPS @ 720p (1280x720)
525 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
350 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
220 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
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
Virtual Machine Manager  
Maximum Virtual DSM Number (Licenses required) 12 (including 1 Free License) (Learn more)
Notes Virtual Machine Manager is not supported on hosts running Synology High Availability.
VPN Server  
Maximum Connections 30
Environment & Packaging
Environment RoHS Compliant
Packaging Content  
 
Main Unit X 1
Accessory Pack X 1
AC Power Cord X 2
Quick Installation Guide X 1