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    Synology RackStation RS217 2 Bay Compact and scalable NAS for small offices

    Manufacturer: Synology
    Brand Synology Wi-Fi No Hard Disk Capacity No Capacity Warranty 7 Day Replacement LAN Yes AC Powerd Yes USB Version 2.0, 3.0
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    Powerful centralized storage solution


    Synology RackStation RS217 is a 2-bay rackmount NAS powered by a dual-core CPU with hardware encryption engine and comes with dual 1GbE LAN ports, providing excellent network performance and rich business features.


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    Dual-core 1.33GHz




    512MB DDR3


    Ultra Performance


    Up to 221 MB/s reading and 171 MB/s writing performance




    12.9 W in HDD hibernation/21.25 W in access


    Compact chassis, easy deployment


    RS217 comes in a compact 1U 2-bay rackmount chassis less than 12 inches deep and can be easily deployed in a 2-post or wall-mount rack, ideal for businesses where space is at a premium.



    Ultimate file management and sharing


    File Station is a web-based, fast and secure management tool built to allow easy, drag-and-drop operations without requiring any complex setup on Mac or PC. Advanced search and filtering tools allow for easy organization and file sharing. For complete compatibility, RS217 supports the following protocols: AFP, FTP, iSCSI, NFS, SMB, and WebDAV.



    Synchronize files across your devices


    Cloud Station Suite provides real-time data synchronization across all your devices and other Synology NAS. "Intelliversioning" keeps the most important file versions to better utilize storage space. Learn more



    Cloud Station Sharesync



    Cloud Station Drive



    Cloud Station Server



    DS Cloud


    Real-time collaboration on your private cloud


    Synology 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.





    Real-time collaboration on the same online documents to boost productivity,





    Instant communication on Synology Chat during the editing of documents or spreadsheets





    Version control for you to navigate all the changes and retrieve previous versions with just a click



    Powered by Synology DSM



    Surveillance Station


    Complete surveillance solution for recording, monitoring, and management.


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    Desktop Backup


    Simplified backup solution for your Mac, PC, and mobile devices.


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    Public Cloud Integration


    Backup and synchronize data easily between your public cloud accounts and your NAS.


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    DSM UI


    Award-winning operating system with an intuitive user interface and powerful capabilities.


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    Comprehensive built-in security tools are constantly updated to protect your devices against evolving threats.


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    All-in-one server


    Save additional investment by integrating various network services, web/mail services, management applications into your NAS.


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    1USB 2.0 port


    2Status indicator


    3Drive status indicator


    4Power indicator


    5Power button


    6Drive tray


    7Power port




    9Console port


    10eSATA port


    111GbE RJ-45 port


    12Reset button


    13USB 3.0 port




    Hardware Specs


    CPU CPU Model Marvell Armada 385 88F6820
      CPU Architecture 32-bit
      CPU Frequency Dual Core 1.33 GHz
      Hardware Encryption Engine  
    Memory System Memory 512 MB DDR3
      Notes Synology reserves the right to replace memory modules with the same or higher frequency based on supplier's product life cycle status. Rest assured that the compatibility and stability have been strictly verified with the same benchmark to ensure identical performance.
    Storage Drive Bays 2
      Compatible Drive Type* (See all supported drives)

    3.5" SATA HDD

    2.5" SATA HDD

    2.5" SATA SSD

      Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 32 TB (16 TB drive x 2) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
      Maximum Single Volume Size* 16 TB
      Hot Swappable Drive  

    "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.

    The maximum raw capacity is not limited by the maximum single volume size. Synology NAS models may utilize capacities over the maximum single volume size as long as each volume created is below the limit. (Learn more)

    External Ports RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port 2 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)
      USB 2.0 Port 1
      USB 3.0 Port 2
      eSATA Port 1
    File System Internal Drives


      External Drives








    HFS+ is read only, max 2TB volume size.

    exFAT Access is purchased separately in Package Center.

    Appearance Form Factor (RU) 1U
      Size (Height x Width x Depth) 44 mm x 479.4 mm x 295.5 mm
      Weight 3.46 kg
      Rack Installation Support 2-post 19" rack (direct mounting)
    Others System Fan 40 mm x 40 mm x 3 pcs
      Fan Speed Mode

    Cool Mode

    Quiet Mode

      Power Recovery  
      Noise Level* 25.8 dB(A)
      Scheduled Power On / Off  
      Wake on LAN / WAN  
      Power Supply Unit / Adapter 100 W
      AC Input Power Voltage 100 V to 240 V AC
      Power Frequency 50/60 Hz, Single Phase
      Power Consumption* 21.25 W (Access)
    12.9 W (HDD Hibernation)
      British Thermal Unit 72.56 BTU/hr (Access)
    44.05 BTU/hr (HDD Hibernation)

    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%

    Temperature Operating Temperature 5°C to 50°C (40°F to 122°F)
      Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)
      Relative Humidity 5% to 95% RH








    Warranty 3 Years
      Notes The warranty period starts from the purchase date as stated on your purchase receipt. (Learn more)
    Environment RoHS Compliant
    Packaging Content

    Main Unit X 1

    Welcome Note X 1

    Accessory Pack X 1

    AC Power Cord X 1

    Optional Accessories

    Surveillance Device License Pack






    Software Specs


    DSM Specifications
    Storage Management Maximum Internal Volume Number 64
      Maximum iSCSI Target Number 10
      Maximum iSCSI LUN 10
      Supported RAID Type

    Synology Hybrid RAID



    RAID 0

    RAID 1

      RAID Migration Basic to RAID 1
      Volume Expansion with Larger HDDs

    Synology Hybrid RAID

    RAID 1

      Volume Expansion by Adding a HDD

    Synology Hybrid RAID


    File Services File Protocol CIFS/AFP/NFS/FTP/WebDAV
      Maximum Concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP Connections 200
      Windows Access Control List (ACL) Integration  
      NFS Kerberos Authentication  
    Account & Shared Folder Maximum Local User Accounts 2,048
      Maximum Local Groups 256
      Maximum Shared Folder 256
      Maximum Shared Folder Sync Tasks 2
    Log Center Syslog Events per Second 100
    General Specifications Networking Protocols SMB1 (CIFS), SMB2, SMB3, NFSv3, NFSv4, NFSv4.1, NFS Kerberized sessions, iSCSI, HTTP, HTTPs, FTP, SNMP, LDAP, CalDAV
      Supported Browsers




    Internet Explorer 10 onwards

    Safari 10 onwards

    Safari (iOS 10 onwards)

    Chrome (Android 6.0 onwards)

      Supported Language English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Dansk, Norsk, Svenska, Nederlands, Русский, Polski, Magyar, Português do Brasil, Português Europeu, Türkçe, Český, ภาษาไทย, 日本語, 한국어, 繁體中文, 简体中文
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    Synology Chat Maximum Users 300

    The number of concurrent HTTP connections for Synology 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 Recommended Number of Hosted Files 100,000
      Recommended Number of Concurrent Sync Clients 128 (the number of connections that can be maintained when the recommended number of hosted files was reached)

    The maximum number of concurrently connected devices refers to the maximum number of devices that can remain connected at the same time.

    The maximum number of hosted files refers to the maximum number of files that can be indexed and hosted by the Cloud Station Server service. RAM expansion was not used during testing.

    Non-encrypted shared folders were used during the aforementioned testing.

    Download Station Maximum Concurrent Download Tasks 50
    exFAT Access (Optional)  
    Media Server DLNA Certification  
    Moments Facial Recognition  
    Surveillance Station Maximum IP cam (Licenses required) 16 (including 2 Free License) (See All Supported IP Cameras)
      Total FPS (H.264)* 480 FPS @ 720p (1280x720)
    240 FPS @ 1080p (1920x1080)
    150 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
    60 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
      Total FPS (MJPEG)* 240 FPS @ 720p (1280x720)
    100 FPS @ 1080p (1920x1080)
    60 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
    30 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.
    Synology Drive Recommended Number of Hosted Files 100,000 (applies to files indexed or hosted by Synology Drive. For file access through other standard protocols, refer to the File Services section above)
      Recommended Number of Concurrent Sync Clients 200 (the number of connections that can be maintained when the recommended number of hosted files was reached)

    Exceeding the limits above may result in longer response time in file operations.

    EXT4 file system and non-encrypted shared folders were used during the aforementioned testing.

    Synology Office Maximum Users 200

    Multiple files were opened for testing and each file was edited by 30 users simultaneously.

    CPU and RAM usage were both under 80% when the number of maximum users was reached.

    Client performance may affect maximum simultaneous editing users. Client PCs used for testing: Intel Core i3-3220 / 8GB RAM

    Video Station Video Transcoding Group 2 (See more)
    VPN Server Maximum Connections 20
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