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Disk Station DS1517+ (Plus Series)

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DS1517+

High performance NAS optimized for encryption and intensive tasks

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Centralized storage solution with outstanding performance

Synology DiskStation DS1517+ is a 5-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 Memory High Performance Scalability
Quad-core 2.4GHz   2GB/8GB DDR3, up to 16GB (dual channel)   1,165 MB/s sequential reading   Up to 15 drives with two DX517 expansion units1

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Supercharge your storage with speedy performance

Equipped with dual-channel memory and a PCIe slot, DS1517+ 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.
 

M2D17 Dual M.2 SATA SSD slot, compatible with 2280/2260/2242 form factors
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10GbE 10GbE network capacity for bandwidth intensive environments
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RAM Dual-channel memory that boosts the performance by 20%
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Engineered for reliability, backed by Synology

DS1517+ 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.reliability 01

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.

data protection 01 Flexible Shared Folder / User Quota System provides comprehensive quota control on user accounts and shared folders
data protection 02 Snapshot Replication provides schedulable and storage capacity-saving data protection with 1,024 shared folder backups and 65,000 system-wide snapshots
data protection 03 File- or folder-level data restoration accelerates data recovery and provides flexibility
 
data protection 04 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.

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Real-time collaboration on your private cloud

Office is a collaboration package combining the convenience and usability of public clouds with the data privacy and security guaranteed by private clouds. It allows you to work seamlessly together on documents and spreadsheets in a protected environment.

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Fully certified storage 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.

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Experience A Better Cloud

DiskStation Manager is an intuitive web-based operating system found on every Synology NAS. It’s been designed to help you manage your data: documents, photos, music, videos and all other important forms of digital assets. With DiskStation Manager, it’s more than just storing data. DSM offers a various range of applications and services to bring more entertainment to your home life as well as better productivity at work.intro 01

Enjoy 24/7 File Accessibility

The ability for users to access and share digital files is the core functionality of a NAS. Thanks to its great compatibility with Windows®, Mac®, and Linux®, DiskStation is the best medium for any types of file storage and exchange.accessibility 01

Cloud & File Syncing

The majority of people now switch between multiple devices every day, resulting in a dramatic increase in the popularity of cloud storage. Sometimes our entire productive life — working reports, notes, references — relies on the cloud, meaning we need a cost-efficient, high-capacity yet absolutely private cloud solution more than ever. Synology offers all of these, and more.cloud file 01

Enterprise Storage

Go out and collect beautiful ideas in your digital notebooks. As you come and go between home, office, or on business trips, relax and find your files synced across all devices. A private cloud can help you do so much more.productivity 01

The All-in-One Server Fitted for Every Use

Synology’s storage solutions have been designed to help you manage your digital assets. There is a suite of added-value packages to facilitate business daily life, flexible administrative options, as well as tools to secure your DiskStation and valuable data.all in one 01

Your multi-function server
Applications that used to require dedicated servers are unified on DiskStation. It’s a cost-efficient all-in-one server for start-ups and large scale businesses.

Server management can be easy
Server management stays simple on DSM, regardless of the amount of units you own. Managing rows of servers is just as easy as managing one.

Synology storage solutions
Synology developed many tools related to various storage solutions, helping all users to meet different storage demands. Your server stays on top performance at all times.

Trustworthy data backup for all situations
We all have data that we don’t want to lose. That’s why you should make DiskStation as a backup destination. Your files will always be available.

iSCSI & virtualization
You need affordable storage designed for a virtualized infrastructure that’s easy to manage, supports continuous data growth, and keeps your business up and running. Learn how DSM meets the need for simplicity and flexibility in today’s virtual datacenters.

Secure your data and maintain server availability
In businesses where 24/7 service is paramount, DSM offers series of high availability and security measures to safeguard you from unexpected server disruption and data loss.

Anytime anywhere entertainment

Whether it is live TV shows or songs stored in DiskStation, enjoy seamless streaming anytime anywhere. It’s an ideal online album to store and share pictures with your loved ones.entertainment bg

Customize it all with Packages

DiskStation Manager is an open source platform with a variety of packages, making your DiskStation fit into any kind of environment. From being a hi-definition multimedia center, to an all-purpose business server, there is a package to meet your requests.

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Want to know what packages we offer? Find out in the Package Center.

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DiskStation Manager is a great development platform. Become part of the development community today.

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DiskStation Manager 6.0

DSM 6.0 is an intelligently engineered and reliable data storage platform that comes with a completely private collaboration suite. Exciting virtualization technologies are designed to benefit the next generation of businesses. Get these and much, much more with DSM 6.0.intro 01

Mail Service in Private Cloud Beta

Up your productivity with secure, private email

The all-new MailPlus and MailPlus Server packages allow your business to set up a secure, reliable, and private mail server while giving your employees a modern mail client for receiving and sending messages. Best of all, MailPlus and MailPlus Server run on your Synology NAS, so there's no need to rely on third-party services. Keep absolute control over your data privacy.mail service 01

Your Own Collaboration Tools

Organize, collaborate, and present

Whether you're calculating prices for a customer or keeping track of household expenses, having a spreadsheet makes it much easier to collect and organize data. With the new SpreadSheet package, you can create, edit, and collaborate on spreadsheets with other people. In addition, Note Station lets you and your team accomplish even more tasks with new features, such as charts, presentation view, mail clipper, and much more. Save your documents in Synology NAS servers - collaboration is easier and safer than ever!collaboration 01

Enterprise Storage

Cost-effective and efficient storage solutions for large deployments

Flexible enterprise storage solutions now offer greater support for SSD cache, ensuring a significant boost in business performance. The new PetaSpace package allows for creating shared folders with over one petabyte of storage space while Btrfs file system is now supported on more Synology NAS models with a number of new and enhanced features such as Data Compression and Data Scrubbing.enterprise bg

Data Protection

Replication, backup, and recovery for data availability

Enterprises need an efficient data protection strategy to eliminate the risk of data loss. With the introduction of Snapshot Replication, DSM 6.0 provides businesses with near-continuous data protection, as well as multi-site replication for more comprehensive protection. In addition, the Synology Hyper Backup package can now perform multi-version backups to all types of destination.

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Virtual DSM & Docker DSM

Virtual technology for flexible resource allocation

Today, organizations need to accommodate rapid business growth with minimal hardware investment. DSM 6.0 introduces Docker DSM and Virtual DSM, enabling businesses to consolidate multiple physical servers with virtualization technology and build a reliable, multi-tenant environment on Synology NAS.virtual dsm 01

Cloud & File Syncing

Your files, everywhere you want

No matter what device you use, it is important for your files to be available at all times. With the Cloud Station Suite, it's easier than ever to synchronize files across multiple devices and build your own private cloud. In addition, Cloud Sync offers more precise controls for syncing or backing up files from your Synology NAS to a host of cloud storage services.cloud file bg

Multimedia

Best companion for your music, videos, and pictures

In DSM 6.0, Synology focuses on optimizing your multimedia experience with thoughtful and powerful features, as well as integrating popular third party devices and applications. The redesigned Video Station with offline transcoding allows you to watch movies anytime, anywhere. Multimedia mobile apps support multiple devices including the new Apple TV, Apple Watch, and Windows 10, ensuring smooth experience anytime, anywhere.multimedia bg

Network & Security

Analyze, optimize, and protect your infrastructure

To help protect critical data and other assets, DSM 6.0 brings new management and security tools so Synology NAS can serve as the heart of your network strategy. Tackle authentication challenges with DSM 6.0's support for the 802.1X protocol, or save time and energy when executing your SSL strategy thanks to Let's Encrypt integration.network 01

Powerful Content Indexing

Keep an eye on all your files in a snap

Synology empowers you to achieve more while reducing time and resource consumption. DSM 6.0 introduces a powerfully comprehensive, yet extremely efficient search feature, allowing you to quickly reach all your data. Running on all servers compatible with DSM 6.0, DSM's full content search indexes more than 700 file formats including office documents, and covers metadata of media files for an even more in-depth search experience.indexing 01

DSM Advancements

Bringing the future to network storage

With every version of DiskStation Manager, Synology strives to bring the most forward-thinking features and intuitive usability to the world of network storage and serving.

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64-bit architecture
DSM 6.0 switches to 64-bit computing to ensure you always benefit from the most popular and efficient architecture, in a completely transparent fashion. This allows your Synology NAS to process tasks more efficiently so you can do more in the same amount of time. In addition, 64-bit architecture increases RAM capabilities on new Synology NAS models in the future.
 
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Modularization
With DSM 6.0, Synology delivers a leaner system architecture by modularizing a greater number of non-essential applications. Separating more applications from DSM brings numerous benefits, such as maximized uptime by reducing unnecessary system updates, flexible development of individual applications, reduced patch size, lighter system burden, and much more.
 
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Accessibility
One of Synology's core beliefs is that advanced storage and applications should be easy to use and available to more people. That's why DSM 6.0 introduces new accessibility features to help visually impaired users navigate DSM, manage files in File Station, and change settings in Control Panel using screen reader software NVDA and Firefox.
 

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Hardware Specifications
CPU
CPU Model Intel Atom C2538
CPU Architecture 64-bit
CPU Frequency Quad Core 2.4 GHz
Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI) hw spec tick
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 5
Maximum Drive Bays with Expansion Unit 15
Compatible Drive Type* 
  • 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 50 TB (10 TB HDD x 5) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Raw Capacity with Expansion Units 150 TB (10 TB HDD x 15) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Single Volume Size 108 TB
Hot Swappable Drive hw spec tick
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 
  • 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 
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 250 mm x 243 mm 
Weight 4.46 kg 
Others
System Fan 80 mm x 80 mm x 2 pcs
Fan Speed Mode
  • Cool Mode
  • Quiet Mode
Easy Replacement System Fan hw spec tick
Wireless Support (dongle) hw spec tick
Brightness adjustable front LED indicators hw spec tick
Power Recovery hw spec tick
Noise Level* 26.2 dB(A) 
Scheduled Power On/Off hw spec tick
Wake on LAN/WAN hw spec tick
Power Supply Unit / Adapter 200W 
AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC
Power Frequency 50/60 Hz, Single Phase
Power Consumption* 42.1 W (Access) 
23.1 W (HDD Hibernation) 
British Thermal Unit 143.7 BTU/hr (Access) 
78.9 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 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 
Storage Management
Maximum Internal Volume Number 512
Maximum iSCSI Target Number 32
Maximum iSCSI LUN 256
iSCSI LUN Clone/Snapshot, Windows ODX hw spec tick
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  hw spec tick
SSD TRIM hw spec tick
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 hw spec tick
NFS Kerberos Authentication hw spec tick
High Availability Manager hw spec tick
Log Center hw spec tick
Syslog Events per Second 800
Virtualization
VMware vSphere 6 with VAAI hw spec tick
Windows Server 2012 hw spec tick
Windows Server 2012 R2 hw spec tick
Citrix Ready hw spec tick
OpenStack hw spec tick
Add-on Packages 
Antivirus by McAfee (Trial) hw spec tick
Central Management System hw spec tick
Chat hw spec tick
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 hw spec tick
Maximum Concurrent File Transfers 512 (2GB) / 2000 (8GB)
Maximum Concurrent File Transfers (with RAM expansion) 6000
DDSM hw spec tick
Maximum DDSM Number (Licenses required) 30 (including 1 Free License) 
Document Viewer hw spec tick
Download Station hw spec tick
Maximum Concurrent Download Tasks 80
exFAT Access (optional) hw spec tick
HiDrive Backup hw spec tick
MailPlus / MailPlus Server hw spec tick
Free Email Accounts 5
Recommended MailPlus Client Number Up to 90
Maximum Server Performance 712,000 emails per day, approx. 21.73GB
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 hw spec tick
DLNA Certification hw spec tick
Office hw spec tick
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 hw spec tick
Maximum Snapshots per Shared Folder 1024
Maximum Snapshots of all Shared Folder 65536
Surveillance Station hw spec tick
Maximum IP cam (Licenses required) 40 (including 2 Free License) 
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 hw spec tick
Video Transcoding Group 1 - Type 1 
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 hw spec tick
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

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Disk Station DS1517+ (Plus Series) Datasheet (355,20 KB)
Disk Station DS1517+ (Plus Series) Quick Guide (1,30 MB)
Disk Station DS1517+ (Plus Series) DSM 6.1 User Guide (1,83 MB)






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