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8 Bay Synology DS1817+ 8GB DiskStation Scalable Gigabit NAS Unit

Web ID: 20930

Synology DiskStation DS1817+ is a 8-bay NAS powered by a quad-core CPU with AES-NI hardware encryption engine. Coming with quad 1GbE LAN ports, it can be installed with a 10GbE network interface card (NIC) or a dual M.2 SSD adapter card, thereby enhancing network speeds or boosting performance with SSD cache.
Manufacturer PN: DS1817+
GTIN: 846504002764
Warranty: 3 Year
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$1395SAVE $254

Centralized storage solution with outstanding performance

Synology DiskStation DS1817+ is a 8-bay NAS powered by a quad-core CPU with AES-NI hardware encryption engine. Coming with quad 1GbE LAN ports, it can be installed with a 10GbE network interface card (NIC) or a dual M.2 SSD adapter card, thereby enhancing network speeds or boosting performance with SSD cache.

CPU

Quad-core 2.4GHz

 

Memory

2GB/8GB DDR3, up to 16GB (dual channel)

 

High Performance

1,179 MB/s sequential reading

 

Scalability

Up to 18 drives with two DX517 expansion units1

Supercharge your storage with speedy performance

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.

Note: M2D17 and 10GbE Network adapter card need to be purchased separately.

 

Engineered for reliability, backed by Synology

DS1817+ is designed to reliably store your data and is backed by Synology’s three-year hardware warranty. An optional two-year extended warranty is available in select regions for up to five years of coverage. Learn more 

Next-generation file system for effective data protection

The Btrfs file system introduces the most advanced storage technologies to prevent data corruption and reduce maintenance overhead with optimized snapshots. It ensures high-level data integrity, while taking advantage of 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 and provides flexibility

 

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

Ultimate file management and sharing

The web-based File Station is a user-friendly management tool built to allow intuitive, drag-and-drop operation without any complex setup required on your Mac or PC. The advanced search and filtering tools enable easy organization and sharing that entails just a link. Compatible with SMB, FTP, AFP, NFS, and WebDAV, File Station suits all environments.

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  
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  
Wireless Support (dongle)  
Brightness adjustable front LED indicators  
Power Recovery  
Noise Level* 22.2 dB(A) 
Scheduled Power On/Off  
Wake on LAN/WAN  
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  
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
SSD Read/Write Cache (White Paper)  
SSD TRIM  
File Sharing Capacity
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  
NFS Kerberos Authentication  
High Availability Manager  
Log Center  
Syslog Events per Second 800
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 400
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 Concurrent File Transfers 512 (2GB) / 2000 (8GB)
Maximum Concurrent File Transfers (with RAM expansion) 9000
DDSM  
Maximum DDSM Number (Licenses required) 30 (including 1 Free License) (Learn more)
Document Viewer  
Download Station  
Maximum Concurrent Download Tasks 80
exFAT Access (optional)  
HiDrive Backup  
MailPlus / MailPlus Server  
Free Email Accounts (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  
DLNA Certification  
Office  
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  
Maximum Snapshots per Shared Folder 1024
Maximum Snapshots of all Shared Folder 65536
Surveillance Station  
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 (1280x720) 
900 (2GB RAM) / 1080 (8GB RAM) FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080) 
320 (2GB RAM) / 480 (8GB RAM) FPS @ 3M (2048x1536) 
270 (2GB RAM) / 280 (8GB RAM) FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
Total FPS (MJPEG)* 540 (2GB RAM) / 760 (8GB RAM) FPS @ 720p (1280x720) 
200 (2GB RAM) / 400 (8GB RAM) FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080) 
150 (2GB RAM) / 280 (8GB RAM) FPS @ 3M (2048x1536) 
90 (2GB RAM) / 200 (8GB RAM) 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
VPN Server  
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
Optional Accessories
  • Surveillance Device License Pack
  • 8GB (4GB x 2) DDR3 RAM Module Kit
  • 16GB (8GB x 2) DDR3 RAM Module Kit
  • Expansion Unit: DX517 X 2
  • VS360HD
  • Synology Ethernet Adapter E10G15-F1
  • Synology Ethernet Adapter E10G17-F2
  • Synology M2D17 M.2 SSD adapter card