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Synology DS-106 Series Users Guide

Syno106Series_UG_20060814_enu

(Based on DS2.0 Ver. 2.0375)

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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.

REVISIONS

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Index Safety Warnings and Instructions.............................................................................................. 6 About this Users Guide............................................................................................................. 7 Getting to know your Synology Server ...................................................................................... 8

Introduction ......................................................................................................................... 8 File Server ................................................................................................................................8 Backup Server .........................................................................................................................8 FTP Server ...............................................................................................................................8 Entertainment Application.......................................................................................................8 USB Printer Server..................................................................................................................9

Specification ........................................................................................................................ 9 Limitations ......................................................................................................................... 10 Appearance........................................................................................................................11 LED Indication Descriptions Table .................................................................................... 12

Managing Synology Server ..................................................................................................... 14 Entering Web Management UI.......................................................................................... 14

Using Setup Utility .................................................................................................................14 Accessing Web Management UI Manually ........................................................................16

Managing Synology Server............................................................................................... 17 Joining Windows Domain.................................................................................................. 17

Assigning Access Right for Domain Users ........................................................................18 Resetting Administrator Password .................................................................................... 18 Reinstalling Synology Server ............................................................................................ 18

Accessing Synology Server Data ............................................................................................ 19 Shared Folders.................................................................................................................. 19

System Built-in .......................................................................................................................19 Administrator-Created...........................................................................................................20

Setting Access Control ...................................................................................................... 20 Setting Encoding ............................................................................................................... 21 Accessing Shared Folders ................................................................................................ 21

Windows User ........................................................................................................................21 Mac User.................................................................................................................................23 Through FTP ..........................................................................................................................23

Server Backup and PC Backup Solutions ............................................................................... 25 Local Backup..................................................................................................................... 25 Network Backup ................................................................................................................ 26 Backing up Personal Data................................................................................................. 26

Before starting........................................................................................................................27 Minimum System Requirement ...........................................................................................27 Installing Synology Data Replicator II.................................................................................27 Using Synology Data Replicator II ......................................................................................28

Backing up Synology Server Settings............................................................................... 28 Synology Server to PC Client ..............................................................................................28 Synology Server to another Synology Server ...................................................................29

Sharing USB Printer ................................................................................................................ 30 Extra Features ......................................................................................................................... 31

Multimedia Service............................................................................................................ 31 Download Station .............................................................................................................. 31

Enabling Download Station ..................................................................................................31 Installing Download Redirector............................................................................................31

Web Station....................................................................................................................... 32 Enabling Web Station and MySQL......................................................................................32 Web Stations detail description...........................................................................................32

Photo Station..................................................................................................................... 33 Enabling Photo Station .........................................................................................................33 Photo Stations detail description ........................................................................................33

USBCopy .......................................................................................................................... 33 Setting USBCopy Target Location ......................................................................................33

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Mail Notification................................................................................................................. 34 Firmware Update............................................................................................................... 34

Expanding HDD Capacity ........................................................................................................ 36 External HDD .................................................................................................................... 36

External USB HDD ................................................................................................................36 External SATA HDD...............................................................................................................36

Replacing Larger Internal HDD......................................................................................... 37 Troubleshooting ....................................................................................................................... 38 Appendix.................................................................................................................................. 39

Recommended Peripherals .............................................................................................. 39 Recommended IDE HDD .....................................................................................................39 Recommended SATA HDD ..................................................................................................39 Recommended USB Printer.................................................................................................40 Recommended UPS .............................................................................................................41

Recommended NTP Server .............................................................................................. 41

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Safety Warnings and Instructions

Please read this safety warnings and instructions carefully before use, and keep it well for your future reference.

1. Do not place the product in direct sunlight or near chemicals. Make sure that the environment does not experience abrupt changes in temperature or humidity.

2. Before cleaning, please unplug the power cord first. Wipe the product with wet paper towers. Do not use chemical or aerosol cleaners to clean it.

3. Do not put the product close to any liquid.

4. Do not put the product on a cart, table, or desk, which is not stable to avoid falling off.

5. Keep the product stand erect. Do not lay it down horizontally.

6. There are ventilation openings on the side covers. To make sure the product is operating under normal condition, please do not block or cover the openings to avoid overheating.

7. Take extra care to allow sufficient air circulation or spaces for the product.

8. The connections and equipment which provides electricity to the product should be capable of operating safely with the maximum power requirements. In case of a power overload, the supply circuits and supply wiring should not become hazardous.

9. Do not allow anything to rest on the power cord and do not locate the product where anyone can walk on the power cord.

10. Do not attempt to repair the product by yourself. Opening or removing the covers can expose you to dangerous high voltage or other risks. Refer all service to qualified service personnel.

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About this Users Guide

This user's guide covers all the functions of Synology 106 series server. Some of the functions may only be available on specific models.

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Getting to know your Synology Server

Introduction

Congratulations on your purchase of Synology 106 series server (Synology Server). Synology Server is specially designed for SOHO and home users with multiple functions:

File Server Windows and Mac users can easily share files within Intranet or through Internet. Unicode language support makes sharing different language files from Synology Server without problems.

Backup Server Synology Server provides diverse backup solutions to backup Synology Server data or backup PC data to Synology Server.

FTP Server Synology Server provides FTP service with bandwidth restriction and anonymous login.

Entertainment Application Personal or corporate website can be easily setup using Web Station function. By integrating with PHP and MySQL, user can also setup online shop.

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Photo Station provides easy and fast method to share your photos online. Download Station allows you to download files from Internet through BitTorrent, FTP, and HTTP to Synology Server. Moreover, if you have UPnP DMA connected in the LAN, you can enable Multimedia Service and share the multimedia files on Synology server.

The build-in Copy button on the device allows instant copy of photos from the camera to Synology Server.

USB Printer Server You can share USB 2.0 Printer through Local Area Network.

Specification

Item DS-106j DS-106e DS-106

Hard Disk Interface

IDE SATA SATA

Maximum Capacity

400 GB 750GB 750GB

USB 2.0 Ports

*3 *3 *3

LAN Port RJ-45 10/100/1000Mbps

RJ-45 10/100/1000Mbps

RJ-45 10/100/1000Mbps

USB Copy Yes Yes Yes

Windows User

Windows 98 onward

Windows 98 onward

Windows 98 onward

Mac User Mac OS 9 onward Mac OS 9 onward Mac OS 9 onward

Maximum User Accounts

128 128 128

Maximum Group Accounts

64 64 64

Maximum Shared Folder

100 100 100

Maximum Concurrent Connections

32 32 32

NTP Yes Yes Yes

FTP Yes Yes Yes (+SSL/TLS)

Windows ADS/NT4 Domain

No No Yes

Language English, French, German, Korean,

English, French, German, Korean,

English, French, German, Korean,

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Item DS-106j DS-106e DS-106 Localization Italian, Spanish,

Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese

Italian, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese

Italian, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese

eSATA Port No *1 *1

HDD Hibernation

Yes Yes Yes

Event Notification

Yes Yes Yes

Agency Certifications

FCC Class BCE BSMI

FCC Class BCE FCC Class BCE

Dimension 18.1cm x 21.2cm x 6.0cm

18.1cm x 21.2cm x 6.0cm

18.1cm x 21.2cm x 6.0cm

Weight 0.5kg (excluding HDD)

0.5kg (excluding HDD)

0.5kg (excluding HDD)

Power Consumptio n And Environment Requirement s

Line voltage 100V to 240V AC

Frequency 50Hz to 60Hz

Power Consumption

Standby: 13.4W Working: 15W Hibernation: 6.2W

Operating Temperature

50 to 95F (10 to 35C)

Storage Temperature

-40 to 185F (-10 to 70C)

Relative Humidity 5% to 95% RH

Maximum Operating Altitude 10,000 feet

Line voltage 100V to 240V AC

Frequency 50Hz to 60Hz

Power Consumption

Standby: 14.64W Working: 17.88W Hibernation: 6.72W

Operating Temperature

50 to 95F (10 to 35C)

Storage Temperature

-40 to 185F (-10 to 70C)

Relative Humidity 5% to 95% RH

Maximum Operating Altitude

10,000 feet

Line voltage 100V to 240V AC

Frequency 50Hz to 60Hz

Power Consumption

Standby: 14.64W Working: 17.88W Hibernation: 6.72W

Operating Temperature

50 to 95F (10 to 35C)

Storage Temperature

-40 to 185F (-10 to 70C)

Relative Humidity 5% to 95% RH

Maximum Operating Altitude 10,000 feet

Limitations

1. Supports up to 1 USB printer.

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2. Supports up to 3 USB disks.

3. USB Copy function only supports USB disks with FAT32 file system.

4. Some digital cameras are defined as a Still Image Device, such as Canon. For such devices, Synology Server only supports USB Copy function (No USB share function).

5. For Mac users, Synology Server supports only USB printers with PostScript.

Appearance

Front View Rear View

Fan

eSATA

port

RESET USBCopy

button USB

port

LAN port

DC in 12V

port POWER

button

(DS-106) (DS-106)

Article Name Location Description

Power Button Front Panel The Power Button is used to turn the Synology Server On or Off. 1. It will take approximately 30 seconds to 1

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minute to turn on Synology Server. 2. To turn Off Synology Server, press the Power

Button until you hear a "beep" and the Power LED begins blinking. The shutdown process will complete in 30 seconds.

COPY Button Front Panel The COPY Button lights up when you connect a USB Device (for example: digital camera, USB flash disk). Pressing the button will copy the data from the connected USB device to the Synology Server's internal HDD.

USB Port Front Panel The Synology Server offers 3 USB ports for adding additional external hard drives, USB printers, or other USB devices. One at the front, and other two at the back.

Smart Fan Ventilation

Front Panel The Smart Fan is to exhaust waste heat out of the Synology Server. The Smart Fan will start automatically when the internal system temperature reaches 46 C. If the fan is malfunctioning, system will "beep" every 1 second.

eSATA Port Back Panel The eSATA port is for connecting with an external SATA HDD.

RESET Button

Back Panel 1. To restore IP, DNS, passwords for the "admin" account to default value, and reset the guest account to the enabled status. (Please refer to Resetting Administrator Password chapter.)

2. To reinstall the Synology Server. (Please refer to Reinstalling Synology Server chapter.)

LAN Port Back Panel The LAN port is where you connect RJ-45 cable to Synology Server.

DC IN 12V Port

Back Panel The DC IN 12V Port is where you connect the AC Power Adapter.

LED Indication Descriptions Table

LED Indication

Color Status Description

Blinking During System boot-up During System shutdown

Solid Light System Ready Power BLUE

Light Off Power Off

Solid Green Light Used HDD Capacity below 85%Status Green/Orange

Solid Orange Light

Used HDD Capacity between 85% - 95%

HDD has not been formatted

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LED Color Status Description Indication

Blinking Orange Light

Used HDD Capacity over 95% HDD status abnormal Restoring to default value

Blinking after 5 seconds of Solid Orange Light

No HDD

Light Off System Startup/Off

Blinking During Read/Write HDD Green

Light Off Can not Read/Write

Blinking Normal operation LAN Green

Light Off LAN cable not connected

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Managing Synology Server

Entering Web Management UI

There are two options for you to enter the management UI:

Using Setup Utility [Windows User]

1. Insert the Installation CD into CD/DVD-Rom Drive.

2. Choose Synology Assistant at the Autoup Menu.

3. Follow the steps to complete installation.

4. After installation, double click on the desktop icon to execute the program.

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5. Choose the server you want to manage and click Manage to enter the Web Management UI.

6. Choose login as system administrator (admin), input password and click Enter.

[Mac OSX User]

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1. Insert the Installation CD into CD/DVD-Rom Drive.

2. Double-Click CD-Rom Drive thumbnail.

3. Double-Click "MacOSX" thumbnail.

4. Double-Click "Synology Assistant-SYNOLOGY.dmg" thumbnail.

5. Double-Click "Synology Assistant" thumbnail to run setup wizard.

6. Choose a Synology Server and click "Manage" to enter the Web Management UI.

7. Choose "login as system administrator (admin)", input password and click "Enter".

Please note:

To ensure flawless management process, please use the following browsers:

Client Browser

PC IE 6.0 onward

Mac OS X 10.3.x Safari 1.3 onward

Mac OS X 10.4.x Safari 2.0 onward

Accessing Web Management UI Manually 1. Open web browser.

2. At the address line input http://Synology_Server_Name:5000/", where Synology_Server_Name is the name you setup for Synology Server during the setup process.

3. Press Enter key on the keyboard.

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4. Choose "login as system administrator (admin)".

5. Input password for admin.

6. Click Enter to access Web Management UI.

Managing Synology Server

You can start managing Synology Server in Web Management UI. Synology Server Web Management UI provides distinctive and straight forward design for easy management. You will find an online Help button on every page of the Web Management UI. Click on the Help button for further information whenever you encounter any problem.

Joining Windows Domain

You can add Synology Server to Windows domain and let the domain users access Synology Server. Synology Server supports both Active Directory Service (ADS) and NT4 domain. After being added to a Windows domain, the domain users only need to enter their domain account and password when trying to access the Synology Server. If the authentication succeeds, access will be granted.

For the detailed description, please refer to Help on Network > Win/Mac OS page.

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Assigning Access Right for Domain Users After adding Synology Server to a Windows domain, you can grant domain users access rights to the shared folders on Synology server. Please refer to the Accessing Synology Server Data > Setting Access Control section for details.

Resetting Administrator Password

Pressing the RESET button and hold it for about 4 seconds before you heard a beep sound will restore IP, DNS, passwords for the "admin" account to default value, and reset the guest account to the enabled status.

Reinstalling Synology Server

If for any reason you have to reinstall the Synology Server, you can press the RESET button on the back panel twice, and the Synology Server will be reinstalled. The data saved on the Synology Server will not be erased during the reinstallation. However, for securitys reason, we strongly recommend that you back up the data on the server.

To reinstall the server:

1. Press the RESET button and hold it for about 4 seconds. Release the button when the Synology Server emits a beep sound.

2. Within the next 10 seconds, press the RESET button and hold it for about 4 seconds again. Release the button when the Synology Server emits three beep sounds.

3. Run Synology Assistant, and set up the Synology Server again.

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Accessing Synology Server Data

File sharing service is Synology Server's major function. Administrator can setup access rights for users either with Windows or Mac to access shared folders.

Shared Folders

System Built-in

Name Description

public After Synology Server is successfully set up, the shared folder public will be available for access instantly.

web The shared folder web is for storing web pages. When Web Station is enabled, users can browse the constructed website through browser. For detailed information, please refer to Extra Features > Web Station section.

photo The shared folder photo is for storing image files. Files in photo shared folder can be browsed when Photo Station or Multimedia Service is enabled. For detailed information, please refer to descriptions of Photo Station and Multimedia Service.

music Music files in music shared folder can be browsed through UPnP DMA when Multimedia Service is enabled. For detailed information, please refer to descriptions of Multimedia Service.

video Video files in video shared folder can be browsed through UPnP DMA when Multimedia Service is enabled. For detailed information, please refer to the page Network > Multimedia Service.

NetBackup The shared folder NetBackup is for saving backed up files using Network Backup. Please refer to the page Tools > Network Backup.

usbshare After you connect external USB HDD to Synology Servers USB port, system will automatically create a shared folder with the prefix usbshare. Refer to Expanding HDD Capacity > External HDD section for details.

satashare After you connect external SATA HDD to Synology Servers eSATA port, system will automatically create satashare shared folder. Refer to Expanding HDD Capacity > External HDD section for details.

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Administrator-Created Apart from the above system built-in shared folders, Administrator can create shared folders on the page System > Shared Folder of the Web Management UI. Shared folders created by Administrator can be deleted or renamed at any time.

Setting Access Control

For security reasons, Administrator can go to the page System > Shared Folder of the Web Management UI and set access rights for different users by selecting the shared folder and clicking View/Edit.

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Setting Encoding

Synology Server uses Unicode to manage files. The benefit of using Unicode is to avoid file inaccessibility between users who use different languages. However, for users without Unicode support on their PC, Administrator can set the encoding method of the files to overcome the problem. Please go to the page Network > Win/Mac OS of the Web Management UI for the setting.

Accessing Shared Folders

Windows User Windows users can access the Synology Servers shared folders by using Setup Utility to map Network Drive

Synology Assistant, which is included in the Installation CD, not only helps Administrator manage Synology Server, but also provides users with the following steps to map Network Drive:

1. Run Synology Assistant.

2. Choose the server to map network drive.

3. Click on the Map Drive button on the left.

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4. Follow the on-screen steps to finish the setup.

5. Upon completion, user can access the mapped shared folder in Windows Explorer.

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Mac User Mac user can use Go > Connect to Server to choose a Synology Server and access the shared folder on the server.

Through FTP Synology server provides FTP service. Administrator can enable FTP service on the Network > FTP Service page of the Web Management UI. Windows users and Mac users can thus access data in Synology Server by FTP Protocol. To prevent data from being access while transferring, users can also use FTP over SSL or FTP over TLS to make the data more secure. For the detailed information of using FTP and its limitation, please refer to Help on Network > FTP Service page.

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Please Note:

1. Administrator has the option to adjust FTP Bandwidth or enable Anonymous login.

2. FTP Service does not support Unicode. Before enabling FTP Service, please go to Network > Win/Mac OS page and setup codepage according to users client PC.

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Server Backup and PC Backup Solutions

Synology Server provides complete backup solutions:

1. By using Local Backup, Administrator can backup Synology Servers data to external USB or SATA HDD.

2. By using Network Backup, Administrator can backup Synology Servers data to another Synology Server.

3. By installing Synology Data Replicator IIsoftware on the client PC, Windows users can backup data from PC to Synology Server.

4. Administrator can also backup Synology Servers User, Group, and Shared folders (see details below).

Local Backup

Please follow the below steps to perform Local Backup:

1. Connect an external USB HDD or SATA HDD to the corresponding port on Synology Server.

2. Go to the page Device > USB Disk or Device > SATA Disk of the Web Management UI, and format the HDD as backup purpose.

3. Go to the page Tools > Local Backup to setup your backup task.

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Network Backup

Network Backup allows Administrator to backup Synology Servers data to another Synology Server through network. Please ensure Network Backup option is enabled on both Target and Client Server before performing the task. Go to Tools > Network Backup page for detail information.

Backing up Personal Data

Windows users can install Synology Data Replicator II backup software which can be found on the installation CD. They can backup client PC data to Synology Server to maintain a good copy of data whenever needed.

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Using Synology Data Replicator II, users can:

1. Monitor selected folders on client PC and perform real-time backup when any modification to the file is made.

2. Adjust backup versions and restore points.

3. Restore backup date on Synology Server to client PC at users preference.

Before starting Before using Synology Data Replicator II, please ensure:

1. Client PC and Synology Server uses the same encoding for backup to perform adequately.

2. Synology Data Replicator II is the next generation of Synology Data Replicator. It can only restore backup data on Synology Server generated by itself. If users have backed up data on Synology Server using Synology Data Replicator, we recommend restoring data on Synology Server to PC first before using Synology Data Replicator II.

Minimum System Requirement 1. Free HDD Space: 5MB

2. Operating System: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP

3. Best Screen Resolution: 1024*768 and above

4. Microsoft Networking over TCP/IP enabled and has network connection with Synology Server.

Installing Synology Data Replicator II Insert Installation CD into Windows user CD/DVD-Rom drive. Click on Synology Data Replicator II, and follow on-screen instructions.

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Using Synology Data Replicator II After installation, double click on the software icon to execute the program. Click on Help for detail description.

Backing up Synology Server Settings

There are two options for you to backup Synology Servers User, Group, Shared Folder settings for easy maintenance and restoration.

Synology Server to PC Client Go to the page System > Backup of the Web Management UI to backup settings from Synology Server to PC Client.

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Synology Server to another Synology Server The data backed up to another Synology Server using Network Backup automatically includes the User, Group, Shared Folder settings. When you recover the data, you can choose if you want to recover these settings.

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Sharing USB Printer

Synology Server supports Windows 98 and above users, and Mac OS 9 and above users to share USB Printer. For the detailed settings on different platforms, please refer to the page Device > USB Printer of the Web Management UI.

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Extra Features

Multimedia Service

When Multimedia Service is enabled, users who have UPnP DMA (Digital Media Adapter) can browse multimedia files on Synology server. Please go to Network > Multimedia Service page for further setup.

Download Station

Synology server can download files from Internet through BitTorrent, FTP, and HTTP. PC users and Mac users can install Download Redirector to add download tasks and manage the download queue.

Before start adding download tasks, you should enable Download Station on the server and install Download Redirector on PC or Mac.

Enabling Download Station Go to the Network > Download Service page.

Installing Download Redirector Insert Installation CD into the CD/DVD-Rom drive. Click on Download Redirector, and follow on-screen instructions.

For the detailed description of Download Redirector, please refer to Help on Download Redirector program window.

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Web Station

Personal or corporate website can be easily setup using Web Station. By integrating with PHP and MySQL, users can also setup online shop. PHP support is turned on by default, MySQL requires manually enabling.

Enabling Web Station and MySQL Go to the Network > Web Service page.

Web Stations detail description Please click on Here link under Enable Web Station.

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Photo Station

Photo Station provides easy and fast method to share your photos online. Access right control can be setup to effectively manage each album.

Enabling Photo Station Go to the Network > Web Service page.

Photo Stations detail description Please click on Here link under Enable Photo Station.

USBCopy

When a USB Device is connected to the USB port at the front panel, by pressing the COPY button all the data in the USB Device will be copied to Synology Servers internal HDD.

Setting USBCopy Target Location You can setup USBCopy target location on the Device > USBCopy page of the Web Management UI. When pressing the Copy button from now on, data will be copied to the target location.

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Mail Notification

Administrator can enter email address on the page Network > Mail. Synology Server will send email to the address whenever an important event occurs to notify Administrator.

Firmware Update

To keep your Synology Server up to date, Administrator can go to Tools > Update page to upgrade firmware.

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Expanding HDD Capacity

Administrator can expand HDD capacity by connecting external HDD, or replacing a larger capacity internal HDD.

External HDD

External USB HDD When connecting an external USB HDD to Synology Servers USB port, usbshare1 shared folder will be created automatically. Upon disconnecting external USB HDD, the shared folder will be removed. For more than 1 external USB HDD is connected, usbshare2, usbshare3 will be created accordingly.

To Eject or Format external USB HDD, go to the page Device > USB Disk of the Web Management UI.

External SATA HDD When connecting an external SATA HDD to Synology Servers eSATA port, satashare shared folder will be created automatically. Upon disconnecting External SATA HDD, shared folder will be removed.

To Eject or Format external SATA HDD, go to the page Device > SATA Disk of the Web Management UI.

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Replacing Larger Internal HDD

When the internal HDD storage is run out, Administrator can follow the steps to replace a larger HDD and keep using the original data:

1. Replace the original internal HDD with a larger one.

2. Connect the original HDD to the USB port or eSATA port.

3. Copy the data from the original HDD to the new HDD

4. Remove the original HDD.

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Troubleshooting

For any questions about managing your Synology Server, please refer to the Help button at every page of the Web Management UI. For any questions other than that, please visit Synology Inc. website (www.synology.com) for further assistant.

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Appendix

Recommended Peripherals

Recommended IDE HDD

Brand Model Capacity

Seagate ST3200822A 200GB

Samsung SV1604N 160GB

Samsung SV1203N 120GB

Hitachi IC35L180AVV207-1 185GB

Hitachi HDS722525VLAT80 250GB

Hitachi Deskstar 7K400 400GB

Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 9 200GB

Maxtor DiamondMax 16 160GB

Maxtor DiamondMax 10 300GB

Maxtor MaxLine II 5A300J0 300GB

Maxtor MaxLine II Plus 7Y250B0 250GB

Western Digital WD1600 160GB

Western Digital WD2500 250GB

Western Digital WD3200JB 320GB

Recommended SATA HDD

Brand Model Capacity

Seagate ST3120026AS 120GB

Seagate ST3300831AS 300GB

Seagate ST3500641AS 500GB

Seagate ST3400832AS 400GB

Seagate ST3750640AS 750GB

Hitachi HDS725050KLA360 500GB

Hitachi HDS722525VLSA80 250GB

Maxtor 6H400F0 400GB

Maxtor 6H500F0 500GB

Maxtor 6V250F0 250GB

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Maxtor 6V300F0 300GB

Maxtor 7H500R0 500GB

Maxtor 7V250F0 250GB

Maxtor 7V300F0 300GB

Maxtor 6V200E0 200GB

Maxtor 6L250S0 250GB

Samsung SP2504C 250GB

Western Digital WD1200JD 120GB

Western Digital WD1600JD 160GB

Western Digital WD2500JD 250GB

Western Digital WD5000KS 500GB

Recommended USB Printer (Unless specified, this table is based on Windows platform)

Brand Model Remark

CC-600PX Printer function only.

E-100 Printer function only.

LP-1500C

LP-2500

LP-6100

LP-8800C

LP-9100

LP-9100PS3

PM-3700C

PM-4000PX

PM-760C

PM-970C

PM-D750 Printer function only.

PM-G700

PM-G800

PX-G900

PX-V500

EPSON

PX-V600

DESKJET5160 hp

DESKJET5650

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Brand Model Remark

DESKJET5850

LaserJet 2300n Also supports Mac

OFFICEJET5510

OFFICEJET6150

PSC1350

PSC2450

PSC2550

Photosmart 1100c Also supports Mac

i320

PIXMA iP 1500 Canon

PIXMA iP 3000

HL-2070

HL-5150D

QL-500

DCP-110C No scanner support

Brother

MFC-8840D No scanner/ fax support

Recommended UPS

Brand Model Remark

APC Back-UPS Series USB interface

Recommended NTP Server

The main purpose of Network Time Protocol (NTP) is for synchronizing clocks of computer system over da

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