Summary of Content for Synology NAS FS1018 v4 Hardware Installation Guide PDF
Synology FlashStation FS1018
Hardware Installation Guide
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Before You Start Package Contents 3 Synology FlashStation at a Glance 4 Safety Instructions 5
Chapter 2: Hardware Setup Tools and Parts for Drive Installation 6 Install Drives 6 Start Up Your FlashStation 9 Add a RAM Module on FlashStation 10 Attach M2D17 Adapter Card to FlashStation 12 Add a Network Interface Card 14 Replace System Fan 16
Chapter 3: Install DSM on FlashStation Install DSM with Web Assistant 19 Learn More 19
Appendix A: Specifications
Appendix B: LED Indicator Table
Thank you for purchasing this Synology product! Before setting up your new FlashStation, please check the package contents to verify that you have received the items below. Also, make sure to read the safety instructions carefully to avoid harming yourself or damaging your FlashStation.
Note: All images below are for illustrative purposes only, and may differ from the actual product.
Package Contents Main unit x 1 AC power cord x 1
RJ-45 LAN cable x 2
Hard drive tray key x 2
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Synology FlashStation at a Glance
No. Article Name Location Description
1 Status Indicator
Displays the status of the system. For more information, see "Appendix B: LED Indicator Table".
2 Alert Indicator Displays warnings regarding fan or temperature. For more information, see "Appendix B: LED Indicator Table".
3 Power Button 1. Press to power on the FlashStation. 2. To power off the FlashStation, press and hold until you hear a beep sound
and the Power LED starts blinking.
4 LAN Indicator Displays the status of the network connection. For more information, see "Appendix B: LED Indicator Table".
5 Drive Status Indicator Displays the status of the installed drive. For more information, see "Appendix B: LED Indicator Table".
6 Drive Tray Install drives (hard disk drives or solid state drives) here.
7 Front USB 3.0 Port Connect external drives or other USB devices to the FlashStation here.
8 Drive Tray Lock Lock or unlock drive trays.
9 Power Port
Connect the AC power cord here.
10 Fan Disposes of excess heat and cools the system. If the fan malfunctions, the FlashStation will emit a beeping sound.
11 PCI Express Expansion Slot Supports one PCIe x8 slot (x8 link) add-on card.
12 Kensington Security Slot Attach a Kensington security lock here.
13 LAN Port Connect network cables here.
14 RESET Button
1. Press and hold until you hear a beep sound to restore the default IP address, DNS server, and password for the admin account.
2. Press and hold until you hear a beep sound, then press and hold again until you hear three beep sounds to return the FlashStation to Not Installed status so that DiskStation Manager (DSM) can be reinstalled.
15 Rear USB 3.0 Port Connect external drives or other USB devices to the FlashStation here.
16 Expansion Port Connect Synology Expansion Unit1 to the FlashStation here.
1 For more information about Synology Expansion Unit supported by your FlashStation, please visit www.synology.com.
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Keep away from direct sunlight and away from chemicals. Make sure the environment does not experience abrupt changes in temperature or humidity.
Place the product right side up at all times.
Do not place near any liquids.
Before cleaning, unplug the power cord. Wipe with damp paper towels. Do not use chemical or aerosol cleaners.
To prevent the unit from falling over, do not place on carts or any unstable surfaces.
The power cord must plug in to the correct supply voltage. Make sure that the supplied AC voltage is correct and stable.
To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power source.
Risk of explosion if battery is replaced with an incorrect type. Dispose of used batteries appropriately.
Tools and Parts for Drive Installation At least one 2.5 SATA drive (please visit www.synology.com for compatible drive models.)
Warning: If you install a drive that contains data, the system will format the drive and erase all existing data. Please back up any important data before installation.
Install Drives 1 Press the right part of a drive tray to pop out the handle, and thenpull the drive tray handle in the direction as
indicated below to remove the drive tray.
2 Load a drive in each drive tray.
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3 Insert the loaded drive tray into the empty drive bay, and press the handle in flush with the front panel to hold the drive tray in place.
Note: Make sure the tray is pushed in all the way. Otherwise, the drive might not function properly.
4 Insert the drive tray key into the drive tray lock, turn the key clockwise (to the "" position) to lock the handle of the drive tray, and then remove the key.
5 Repeat the steps above to assemble the other drives you have prepared.
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6 Drives are numbered as shown below.
Note: If you want to create a RAID volume, we recommend that all installed drives are of the same size to make the best use of drive capacity.
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Start Up Your FlashStation 1 Use the LAN cable to connect the FlashStation to your switch, router or hub. 2 Connect one end of the AC power cord to the power port of the FlashStation, and the other to the power outlet.
3 Press the power button.
Congratulations! Your FlashStation is now online and detectable from a network computer.
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Add a RAM Module on FlashStation The optional Synology DDR4 RAM module is designed for FlashStation memory expansion. Follow the steps below to install, check, or remove a RAM module on your FlashStation.
To install the RAM module:
1 Shut down your FlashStation. Disconnect all cables connected to your FlashStation to prevent any possible damages.
2 The RAM modules are located at the bottom of FS1018. 3 Remove the 2 screws that secure the bottom lid. Lift off the lid and place it to the side. You will see one 8GB
Important: When you remove the lid, you expose sensitive internal components. Avoid touching anything other than the memory assembly when you remove or add memory.
4 Insert the new memory module in the slot: a Align the notch on the gold edge of the module with the notch in the lower memory slot. b Tilt the card and insert the module into the slot. Make sure the module is properly inserted. c Push down on the memory module with moderate pressure until you hear a click.
Important: Hold the memory module by its edges, and do not touch the golden connectors.
Note: Synology offers RAM modules1 for memory upgrade. For more information, please visit www.synology.com/ products/Synology_RAM_Module.
5 Replace the bottom lid. Replace and tighten the 2 screws you removed in step 3. 6 Reconnect the cables you removed in step 1, and then press and hold the power button to turn on your
1 Synology will not provide complete product warranty or technical support if non-Synology RAM modules are used for memory upgrade.
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To make sure FlashStation recognizes the new memory capacity:
1 Install DiskStation Manager (DSM). (See the next chapter for more information.) 2 Log in to DSM as admin or a user belonging to the administrators group. 3 Check Total Physical Memory in Control Panel > Info Center. If your FlashStation does not recognize the memory or does not start up successfully, confirm that the memory is installed correctly.
To remove the RAM Module:
1 Follow step 1 and 2 of the "To install the RAM module" section to shut down your FlashStation, disconnect the cables, and then remove the bottom lid.
2 Push the levers on both sides of the memory module outwards. The module will be released from the slot.
3 Hold the memory module by its notches and remove it from the slot. 4 Replace the bottom lid. Replace and tighten the screws removed in step 1. 5 Reconnect the cables removed in step 1. Now, you may turn on your FlashStation.
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Attach M2D17 Adapter Card to FlashStation Your FlashStation supports one M2D17 adapter card. To replace the long bracket with the M2D17 adapter card, please follow the instructions below.
To install the M2D17 adapter card:
1 Shut down your FlashStation and disconnect all cables from your FlashStation to prevent any possible damages.
2 Remove the 6 screws that secure the main unit, and then pull the top cover in the direction as illustrated below.
3 Add M.2 SSD to M2D17 adapter card:
a Insert M.2 SSD into the slot. Make sure the card is fully inserted. b Tighten the SSD with a screw. c Repeat previous two steps if installing another optional SSD is needed. Slot numbereds are shown as below.
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4 Install the M2D17 adapter card:
a Remove the screw that secures the adapter slots cover. b Remove the adapter slots cover.
c Align the cards connectors with the adapter slot, and insert the card into the slot. d Put back and fasten the screw that you removed in step 4-a so as to secure the newly inserted card.
5 Put back the upper case removed in step 2 and tighten the srcews.
1 For more information about supported 10GbE or Gigabit network interface cards, please visit www.synology.com.
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Add a Network Interface Card Your FlashStation has a PCI Express expansion slot which allows you to install 10GbE or Gigabit network interface card for LAN port expansion.1
To install a network interface card:
1 Press and hold the power button until you hear a beep sound to shut down your FlashStation. Disconnect all cables from your FlashStation to prevent any possible damage.
2 Remove the 6 screws that secure the main unit, and then pull the top cover in the direction as illustrated below.
3 Remove the expansion slot shield: a Remove the screw that secures the adapter slots cover. b Remove the adapter slots cover.
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4 Install the network interface card: a Align the cards connectors with the adapter slot, and insert the card into the slot. b Use two fingers with firm, even pressure to push down on the card and the bracket.
5 Replace the top cover, and then replace and tighten the 6 screws you removed in Step 2.
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Replace System Fan Your FlashStation will beep if either of the system fans is not working. Follow the steps below to replace the malfunctioning fan with a good one.
To replace the system fan:
1 Shut down your FlashStation and disconnect all cables to prevent any possible damages. 2 Fans are numbered as follows:
3 Remove the 4 screws that secure the fan panel.
Note: Make sure the connectors are fully inserted. Otherwise, the network interface card might not be able to function properly.
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4 Remove the malfunctioning fan: a Pull the fan panel out of your FlashStation. b Disconnect the 2 fan cables from the connectors located near the bottom of the fan socket, and then remove
the fan panel.
c Remove the 4 screws that secure the malfunctioning fan, and then remove the fan.
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5 Install the new fan: a Replace the malfunctioning fan with a good one (with the fan cable within the fan pointing at the bottom-left
corner), and then tighten the 4 screws to secure the new fan.
b Connect the 2 fan cables to the connectors located near the bottom of the fan socket, and then replace the fan panel.
6 Replace and tighten the 4 screws you removed in step 3. 7 Reconnect the cables you removed in step 1, and then press and hold the power button to turn on your
After hardware setup is finished, please install DiskStation Manager (DSM) Synologys web-based operating system on your FlashStation.
Install DSM with Web Assistant Your FlashStation comes with a built-in tool called Web Assistant that helps you download the latest version of DSM from the Internet and install it on your FlashStation. To use Web Assistant, please follow the steps below.
1 Power on the FlashStation. 2 Open a web browser on a computer connected to the same network as the FlashStation. 3 Enter either of the following into the address bar of your browser:
a find.synology.com b flashstation:5000
4 Web Assistant will be launched in your web browser. It will search for and find the FlashStation within the local network. The status of the FlashStation should be Not installed.
5 Click Connect to start the setup process and follow the onscreen instructions.
Note: 1. The FlashStation must be connected to the Internet to install DSM with Web Assistant. 2. Suggested browsers: Chrome, Firefox. 3. Both the FlashStation and the computer must be in the same local network.
Learn More Congratulations! Your FlashStation is now ready for action. For more information or online resources about your FlashStation, please visit www.synology.com.
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Internal Drives 2.5 SATA x 12
Maximum Internal Raw Capacity
48 TB (12 x 4 TB) 288TB with DX1215 (expansion unit) x 2
External Device Ports USB 3.0 x 3
Expansion port x 2
LAN Ports Gigabit x 4
PCIe Slot PCIe x8 slot (x8 mode) add-on card (optional)
Size (H x W x D) (mm) 166 x 282 x 243
Weight (kg) 5.2
Supported Clients Windows 7 and 10
Mac OS X 10.10 onward
File Systems Internal: Btrfs, ext4
External: Btrfs, ext4, ext3, FAT, NTFS, HFS+, exFAT1
Supported RAID Types Basic JBOD RAID 0 RAID 1
RAID 5 RAID 6 RAID 10 RAID F1
Agency Certifications FCC Class B CE Class B BSMI Class B
HDD Hibernation Yes
Scheduled Power On/Off Yes
Wake on LAN Yes
Line voltage: 100V to 240V AC Frequency: 50/60Hz
Operating Temperature: 40 to 104F (5 to 40C) Storage Temperature: -5 to 140F (-20 to 60C)
Relative Humidity: 5% to 95% RH
Note: Model specifications are subject to change without notice. Please refer to www.synology.com for the latest information.
1 Support for exFAT can be enabled by purchasing and downloading exFAT Access in Package Center.
LED Indicator Color Status Description
Green Static Volume normal
Volume degraded / Volume crashed
Volume not created
DSM not installed
Off HDD hibernation
ALERT Orange Blinking Fan failure / Over temperature
Off System normal
Static Powered on
Blinking Booting up / Shutting down
Off Powered off
Front LAN Green
Static Network connected
Blinking Network active
Off No network
Rear LAN (on right side of jack)
Green Static 1 Gbps connected
Orange Static 100 Mbps connected
Off 10 Mbps connected / No network
Rear LAN (on left side of jack)
Green Static Network connected
Blinking Network active
Off No network
Drive Status Indicator (on tray)
Green Static Drive ready and idle
Blinking Accessing drive
Orange Static Drive error / Port disabled1
Off No internal drive
Note: Model specifications are subject to change without notice. Please refer to www.synology.com for the latest information.
LED Indicator Table B
1 Please try to restart your FlashStation or re-insert the drive(s), and then run the HDD/SSD manufacturer's diagnostic tool to check the health status of the drive(s). If you can log into DSM, please run the built-in S.M.A.R.T. test to scan the drive(s). If the problem remains unresolved, please contact Synology Technical Support for help.
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2.5 Support. During the Warranty Period, Synology will make available to Customer the support services. Following
the expiration of the applicable Warranty Period, support for Products may be available from Synology upon written request.
2.6 Exclusions. The foregoing warranties and warranty obligations do not apply to any Product that (a) has been installed or used in a manner not specified or described in the Product specifications; (b) has been repaired, modified or altered by anyone other than Synology or its agent or designee; (c) has been in any way misused, abused, or damaged; (d) has been used with items not provided by Synology other than the hardware or software for which the Product is designed; or (e) otherwise fails to conform to the Product specifications and such failure is attributable to causes not within or under Synology's control. Further, the foregoing warranties will be void if (1) Customer disassembles the Product except as authorized by Synology; (2) Customer fails to implement any correction, modification, enhancement, improvement or other update made available to Customer by Synology; or (3) Customer implements, installs or uses any correction, modification, enhancement, improvement or other update made available by any third party. The warranty set forth in Section 2.1 will terminate upon Customer's sale or transfer of the Product to a third party.
2.7 Disclaimer of Warranties. THE WARRANTIES, OBLIGATIONS, AND LIABILITIES OF SYNOLOGY AND THE REMEDIES OF CUSTOMER SET FORTH IN THIS WARRANTY ARE EXCLUSIVE AND IN SUBSTITUTION FOR, AND CUSTOMER HEREBY WAIVES, RELEASES AND DISCLAIMS, ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, OBLIGATIONS AND LIABILITIES OF SYNOLOGY AND ALL OTHER RIGHTS, CLAIMS AND REMEDIES OF CUSTOMER AGAINST SYNOLOGY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARISING BY LAW OR OTHERWISE, WITH RESPECT TO THE PRODUCT, ACCOMPANYING DOCUMENTATION OR SOFTWARE AND ANY OTHER GOODS OR SERVICES DELIVERED UNDER THIS WARRANTY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY: (A) IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE; (B) IMPLIED WARRANTY ARISING FROM COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, COURSE OF DEALING, OR USAGE OF TRADE; (C) CLAIM OF INFRINGEMENT OR MISAPPROPRIATION; OR (D) CLAIM IN TORT (WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, PRODUCT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY). SYNOLOGY MAKES NO GUARANTEE AND SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY THAT THE DATA OR INFORMATION STORED ON ANY SYNOLOGY PRODUCT WILL BE SECURE AND WITHOUT RISK OF DATA LOSS. SYNOLOGY RECOMMENDS THAT CUSTOMER TAKES APPROPRIATE MEASURES TO BACK UP THE DATA STORED ON THE PRODUCT. SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO CUSTOMER.
Section 3. Limitations of Liability
3.1 Force Majeure. Synology will not be liable for, or be considered to be in breach of or default under this Warranty on account of, any delay or failure to perform as required by this Warranty as a result of any cause or condition beyond its reasonable control (including, without limitation, any act or failure to act by Customer).
3.2 Disclaimer of Certain Damages. IN NO EVENT WILL SYNOLOGY OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR THE COST OF COVER OR FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SIMILAR DAMAGES OR LIABILITIES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF DATA, INFORMATION, REVENUE, PROFIT OR BUSINESS) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE PRODUCT, ANY
ACCOMPANYING DOCUMENTATION OR SOFTWARE AND ANY OTHER GOODS OR SERVICES PROVIDED UNDER THIS WARRANTY, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY EVEN IF SYNOLOGY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
3.3 Limitation of Liability. SYNOLOGY'S AND ITS SUPPLIERS' LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE PRODUCT, ANY ACCOMPANYING DOCUMENTATION OR SOFTWARE AND ANY OTHER GOODS OR SERVICES PROVIDED UNDER THIS WARRANTY IS LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT ACTUALLY PAID BY CUSTOMER FOR THE PRODUCT REGARDLESS OF THE AMOUNT OF DAMAGES CUSTOMER MAY INCUR AND WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY. The foregoing disclaimer of certain damages and limitation of liability will apply to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law. The laws of some states/jurisdictions do not allow exclusion or limitation of certain damages. To the extent that those laws apply to the Product, the exclusions and limitations set forth above may not apply to Customer.
Section 4. Miscellaneous
4.1 Proprietary Rights. The Product and any accompanying Software and documentation provided with the Product include proprietary and intellectual property rights of Synology and its third party suppliers and licensors. Synology retains and reserves all right, title, and interest in the intellectual property rights of the Product, and no title to or ownership of any intellectual property rights in or to the Product, any accompanying Software or documentation and any other goods provided under this Warranty is transferred to Customer under this Warranty. Customer will (a) comply with the terms and conditions of the Synology end user license agreement accompanying any Software furnished by Synology or an authorized Synology distributor or reseller; and (b) not attempt to reverse engineer any Product or component thereof or accompanying Software or otherwise misappropriate, circumvent or violate any of Synology's intellectual property rights.
4.2 Assignment. Customer will not assign any of its rights under this Warranty directly, by operation of law or otherwise, without the prior written consent of Synology.
4.3 No Additional Terms. Except as expressly permitted by this Warranty, neither party will be bound by, and each party specifically objects to, any term, condition or other provision that conflicts with the provisions of this Warranty that is made by the other party in any purchase order, receipt, acceptance, confirmation, correspondence or otherwise, unless each party specifically agrees to such provision in writing. Further, if this Warranty conflicts with any terms or conditions of any other agreement entered into by the parties with respect to the Product, this Warranty will prevail unless the other agreement specifically references the sections of this Warranty that it supersedes.
4.4 Applicable Law. Unless expressly prohibited by local law, this Warranty is governed by the laws of the State of Washington, U.S.A. without regard to any conflict of law principles to the contrary. The 1980 U.N. Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods or any successor thereto does not apply.
4.5 Dispute Resolution. Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Warranty, the Product or services provided by Synology with respect to the Product or the relationship between Customers residing within the United States and Synology will be resolved exclusively and finally by arbitration under the current commercial rules of the American Arbitration Association, except as otherwise provided below. The arbitration will be conducted before a
single arbitrator, and will be limited solely to the dispute between Customer and Synology. The arbitration, or any portion of it, will not be consolidated with any other arbitration and will not be conducted on a class-wide or class action basis. The arbitration shall be held in King County, Washington, U.S.A. by submission of documents, by telephone, online or in person as determined by the arbitrator at the request of the parties. The prevailing party in any arbitration or legal action occurring within the United States or otherwise shall receive all costs and reasonable attorneys fees, including any arbitration fee paid by the prevailing party. Any decision rendered in such arbitration proceedings will be final and binding on the parties, and judgment may be entered thereon in any court of competent jurisdiction. Customer understands that, in the absence of this provision, Customer would have had a right to litigate any such dispute, controversy or claim in a court, including the right to litigate claims on a class-wide or class-action basis, and Customer expressly and knowingly waives those rights and agrees to resolve any disputes through binding arbitration in accordance with the provisions of this Section 4.5. For Customers not residing within the United States, any dispute, controversy or claim described in this section shall be finally resolved by arbitration conducted by three neutral arbitrators in accordance with the procedures of the R.O.C. Arbitration Law and related enforcement rules. The arbitration shall take place in Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C., and the arbitration proceedings shall be conducted in English or, if both parties so agree, in Mandarin Chinese.
The arbitration award shall be final and binding on the parties and may be enforced in any court having jurisdiction. Nothing in this Section shall be deemed to prohibit or restrict Synology from seeking injunctive relief or seeking such other rights and remedies as it may have at law or equity for any actual or threatened breach of any provision of this Warranty relating to Synology's intellectual property rights.
4.6 Attorneys' Fees. In any arbitration, mediation, or other legal action or proceeding to enforce rights or remedies under this Warranty, the prevailing party will be entitled to recover, in addition to any other relief to which it may be entitled, costs and reasonable attorneys' fees.
4.7 Export Restrictions. You acknowledge that the Product may be subject to U.S. export restrictions. You will comply with all applicable laws and regulations that apply to the Product, including without limitation the U.S. Export Administration Regulations.
4.8 Severability. If any provision of this Warranty is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, the remainder of this Warranty will remain in full force and effect.
4.9 Entire Agreement. This Warranty constitutes the entire agreement, and supersedes any and all prior agreements, between Synology and Customer related to the subject matter hereof. No amendment, modification or waiver of any of the provisions of this Warranty will be valid unless set forth in a written instrument signed by the party to be bound thereby.
FCC Declaration of Conformity
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following
two conditions: (1) this device may not cause h
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