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Synology® Releases DiskStation Manager 6.2 Beta

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom—5th October 2017—Synology® Inc. today announced the beta release of DiskStation Manager (DSM) 6.2 and several packages, inviting the Synology community to experience the latest software and participate in the development process.

"Synology continuously observes the market and business users' needs, such as network security, data protection,
disaster recovery, high-performance storage, and productivity applications." said Vic Hsu, CEO of Synology Inc.
"Synology NAS is not just provide network storage device, but a powerful wide range of application services for

Key new features in DSM 6.2 include:

Exciting storage technologies for efficiency enhancement

Storage Manager: a new storage component, Storage Pool, is introduced to provide a highly consistent and smooth
storage management experience, a new dashboard-like overview comes with rich and useful information. With smart
data scrubbing, you are given an easier way to prevent bit rot without sweat.

iSCSI Manager: a revamped, dedicated management tool for iSCSI service, providing a new LUN type with the refined
snapshot technology based on Btrfs file system that enables snapshots to be taken within seconds regardless of LUN

Maximise service uptime with reliable [local/cloud] failover plans

Synology High Availability: New mechanisms allow SHA to be set up and run within 10 minutes, providing a refined user
experience. With its built-in and improved monitoring tools, IT admins can easily monitor the active and passive server
and perform maintenance.

Comprehensive security protection for login and connection

Security Advisor: Security Advisor uses intelligent techniques to dissect the abnormal login and analyse the attacker's
location. DSM will send notifications when having detected any unusual login activities. With a simple click, IT admins
can review a daily or monthly report on DSM system security scan.

TLS/SSL Profile Level: TLS/SSL Profile Level Chooser provides each network services to have its own TLS/SSL
connection profile. It gives users a more flexible way to configure the network security environment.

Optimised communication and seamless collaboration.

Chat and Calendar

Chat welcomes the long-awaited desktop application on Windows, MacOS and Linux, and features including poll, bots,
threaded message, and third-party video conference integration. Calendar now allows you to attach files to events to
centralise all the relevant information, and comes with week numbering and keyboard shortcuts to view your calendars
with ease.


Synology DSM 6.2 Beta is free to download for users who own a DiskStation, RackStation, and FlashStation. For more
information on compatibility and installation, please visit

Supported models include:

18-Series: DS3018xs, DS918+, DS418play, DS418j, DS418, DS718+, DS218+
17-Series: FS3017, FS2017, RS4017xs+, RS3617xs+, RS3617xs, RS3617RPxs, RS18017xs+, DS3617xs, DS1817+,
DS1817, DS1517+, DS1517, RS217
16-Series: RS2416RP+, RS2416+, RS18016xs+, RS816, DS916+, DS416slim, DS416play, DS416j, DS416, DS716+II,
DS716+, DS216se, DS216play, DS216j, DS216+II, DS216+, DS216, DS116
15-Series: RC18015xs+, DS3615xs, DS2415+, DS2015xs, DS1815+, DS1515+, DS1515, RS815RP+, RS815+, RS815,
DS415play, DS415+, DS715, DS215j, DS215+, DS115j, DS115
14-Series: RS3614xs+, RS3614xs, RS3614RPxs, RS2414RP+, RS2414+, RS814RP+, RS814+, RS814, DS414slim,
DS414j, DS414, RS214, DS214se, DS214play, DS214+, DS214, DS114
13-Series: DS2413+, RS3413xs+, RS10613xs+, DS1813+, DS1513+, DS413j, DS413, DS713+, DS213j, DS213air,
DS213+, DS213
12-Series: DS3612xs, RS3412xs, RS3412RPxs, RS2212RP+, RS2212+, DS1812+, DS1512+, RS812RP+, RS812+,
RS812, DS412+, RS212, DS712+, DS212j, DS212+, DS212, DS112j, DS112+, DS112
11-Series: DS3611xs, DS2411+, RS3411xs, RS3411RPxs, RS2211RP+, RS2211+, DS1511+, RS411, DS411slim,
DS411j, DS411+II, DS411+, DS411, DS211j, DS211+, DS211, DS111
Others: Virtual DSM, DDSM

Synology at a Glance

Synology creates network attached storage and IP surveillance solutions that transform the way users manage data and
conduct surveillance in the cloud era. By taking full advantage of the latest technologies, Synology aims to help users
centralise data storage and backup, share files on-the-go, and implement professional surveillance solutions in reliable
and affordable ways. Synology is committed to delivering products with forward-thinking features and the best in class
customer services.