Synology RS818+ RackStation 4-Bay NAS System - Diskless, 1U Rackmount

High performance 1U rackmount NAS for small- and medium-sized businesses

Powerful and scalable storage solution

Synology RackStation RS818+/RS818RP+ comes with a quad-core processor with the AES-NI hardware encryption engine, quad 1GbE LAN ports, and optional 10GbE NIC support. It provides both high performance and a scalable storage solution for sharing files across different platforms, centralizing data backups, and protecting critical assets.

Empower your storage with speedier performance

RS818+/RS818RP+allows network and memory upgrades to boost system performance.

  • Network
    • Optional 10GbE network adapter for bandwidth-intensive environments
  • Memory
    • Performance optimization with optional dual-channel memory expansion

Built for high service reliability

RS818+/RS818RP+ comes with four 1GbE LAN ports to support Link Aggregation and failover. Synology High Availability support provides a reliable active/passive server cluster, keeping data and services online. Furthermore, RS818RP+ is equipped with redundant power supplies to deliver increased service continuity.

Btrfs: Next generation storage efficiency

The Btrfs file system introduces the most advanced storage technologies to meet the management needs of modern large scale businesses:

  Snapshot Replication provides schedulable and storage capacity-saving data protection with 1,024 shared folder backups and 65,000 system-wide snapshots

 File or folder level data restoration makes data recovery fast and flexible

 Automatic file self-healing3detects and recovers corrupted files without user intervention

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.

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

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.

   

Engineered for reliability, backed by Synology

RS818+ 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.

Powered by Synology DSM

Surveillance Station

Complete surveillance solution for recording, monitoring, and management.

Desktop Backup

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

Hyper Backup

Store multiple backup versions with block-level incremental data backup and cross-version deduplication.

DSM UI

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

Security

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

All-in-one server

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

 

  1. Power indicator
  2. Power button
  3. Alert indicator
  4. Drive status indicator
  5. Beep off button
  6. Status indicator
  7. Drive tray
  8. Power port
  9. Fan
  10. Console port
  11. 1GbE RJ-45 port
  12. USB 3.0 port
  13. eSATA port
  14. PCIe expansion slot

Specifications

CPU

CPU Model

Intel Atom C2538

CPU Architecture

64-bit

CPU Frequency

Quad Core 2.4 GHz

Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI)

Yes

Memory

System Memory

2 GB DDR3

Memory Module Pre-installed

2GB (1 x 2GB)

Total Memory Slots

2

Memory Expandable up to

16 GB (8 GB x 2)

Storage

Drive Bays

4

Maximum Drive Bays with Expansion Unit

8

Compatible Drive Type* (See all supported drives)

3.5" SATA HDD

2.5" SATA HDD

2.5" SATA SSD

Maximum Internal Raw Capacity

48 TB (12 TB drive x 4) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)

Maximum Raw Capacity with Expansion Units

96 TB (48 TB + 12 TB drive x 4) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)

Maximum Single Volume Size

108 TB

Hot Swappable Drive

Yes

Notes

The maximum single volume size is not directly related to the maximum raw capacity. (Learn more)

External Ports

RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port

4 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)

USB 3.0 Port

2

eSATA Port

1

PCIe

PCIe Expansion

1 x Gen2 x8 slot (x4 link)

Add-in-card support

PCIe Network Interface Card (Learn more)

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)

44 mm x 480 mm x 492.6 mm

44 mm x 480 mm x 518.6 mm (for RP model)

Weight

6.21 kg

7.63 kg (for RP model)

Others

System Fan

40 mm x 40 mm x 2 pcs

Fan Speed Mode

Full-Speed Mode

Cool Mode

Quiet Mode

Power Recovery

Yes

Noise Level*

28.5 dB(A)

32.7 dB(A) (for RP model)

Scheduled Power On/Off

Yes

Wake on LAN/WAN

Yes

Power Supply Unit / Adapter

150W

150 X 2W (for RP model)

AC Input Power Voltage

100V to 240V AC

Power Frequency

50/60 Hz, Single Phase

Power Consumption*

45.28 W (Access)

20.81 W (HDD Hibernation)

45.73 W (Access, for RP model)

21.79 W (HDD Hibernation, for RP model)

British Thermal Unit

154.61 BTU/hr (Access)

71.05 BTU/hr (HDD Hibernation)

156.14 BTU/hr (Access, for RP model)

74.40 BTU/hr (HDD Hibernation, for RP model)

Redundant Power Supply (for xs+ and RP model)

Yes

Environment Temperature

Operating Temperature

5°C to 35°C (40°F to 95°F)

Storage Temperature

-20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)

Relative Humidity

5% to 95% RH

Certification

FCC Class A

CE Class A

BSMI Class A

EAC

VCCI

CCC

RCM

KC

Warranty

3 Year Hardware Warranty, Extendable to 5 Year Coverage - EW202

Notes

Power consumption is measured when fully loaded with Western Digital 1TB WD10EFRX hard drive(s).

Noise Level Testing Environment: Fully loaded with Seagate 1TB ST31000520AS 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: 24.25-25.75ÚC; Humidity: 58.2-61.8%

DSM Specifications

Networking Protocols

CIFS

AFP

NFS

FTP

WebDAV

CalDAV

iSCSI

Telnet

SSH

SNMP

VPN (PPTP, OpenVPN)

Windows AD Domain Integration

Domain Users login via Samba/AFP/FTP/File Station

HDD Management

HDD Hibernation

S.M.A.R.T.

Dynamic Bad Sector Mapping

Security

FTP over SSL/TLS

IP Auto-Block

Firewall

Encrypted Network Backup over Rsync

HTTPS Connection

Utilities

Synology Assistant

Supported Clients

Windows 7 and 10

Mac OS X 10.11 onward

Supported Browsers

Chrome

Firefox

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, CAA:89, Polski, Magyar, Português do Brasil, Português Europeu, Türkçe, eský, , , ,

Storage Management

Maximum Internal Volume Number

512

Maximum iSCSI Target Number

32

Maximum iSCSI LUN

256

iSCSI LUN Clone/Snapshot, Windows ODX

Yes

SSD Read/Write Cache (White Paper)

Yes

SSD TRIM

Yes

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

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

500

Windows Access Control List (ACL) Integration

Yes

NFS Kerberos Authentication

Yes

High Availability Manager

Yes

Log Center

Yes

Syslog Events per Second

800

Virtualization

VMware vSphere 6 with VAAI

Yes

Windows Server 2016

Yes

Citrix Ready

Yes

OpenStack

Yes

Add-on Packages (learn more about the complete add-on package list)

Antivirus by McAfee (Trial)

Yes

Central Management System

Yes

Chat

Yes

Maximum Users

1500

Notes

The number of concurrent HTTP connections for 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

Maximum Number of Concurrently Connected Devices

500

Maximum Number of Concurrently Connected Devices (with RAM expansion)

2000

Maximum Number of Synced Files (btrfs)

1,000,000 / single file reaction time 946 ms

Maximum Number of Synced Files (ext4)

1,000,000 / single file reaction time 564 ms

Notes

The maximum number of concurrently connected devices refers to the maximum number of devices that can remain connected at the same time. For more information on file processing capability, please refer to the reaction time for file processing.

File reaction time refers to the preparation time required for other devices to start downloading a 10KByte file from a Synology NAS after the file has been added to the NAS. RAM expansion was not used during testing.

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

Document Viewer

Yes

Download Station

Yes

Maximum Concurrent Download Tasks

80

Drive

Yes

Maximum Number of Synced Files

1,000,000 / single file reaction time 437 ms

Maximum Number of Concurrent Connections for PC Clients

550

Notes

The Btrfs file system was used for the purpose of testing.

The maximum number of concurrent connections refers to the maximum number of connections that could be maintained when the maximum number of synced files was reached.

File reaction time refers to the preparation time required for other devices to start downloading a 10KByte file from a Synology NAS after the file has been added to the NAS.

For tested models with expandable memory, the maximum amount of RAM was installed.

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

exFAT Access (optional)

Yes

MailPlus / MailPlus Server

Yes

Free Email Accounts

5 (Licenses required for additional accounts)

Recommended MailPlus Client Number

Up to 90 (Btrfs) / 100 (EXT4)

Maximum Server Performance

712,000 (Btrfs) / 844,000 (EXT4) emails per day, approx. 21.73 GB (Btrfs) / 25.76 GB (EXT4)

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

Yes

DLNA Compliance

Yes

Moments

Yes

Facial recognition

Yes

Subject recognition

Yes

Office

Yes

Maximum Users

1800

Notes

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.

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

Yes

Maximum Snapshots per Shared Folder

1024

Maximum Snapshots of all Shared Folder

65536

Surveillance Station

Yes

Maximum IP cam (Licenses required)

40 (including 2 Free License) (See All Supported IP Cameras)

Total FPS (H.264)*

1200 FPS @ 720p (1280x720)

900 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)

320 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)

270 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)

120 FPS @ 4K (3840x2160)

Total FPS (H.265)*

1200 FPS @ 720p (1280x720)

1200 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)

560 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)

300 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)

200 FPS @ 4K (3840x2160)

Total FPS (MJPEG)*

540 FPS @ 720p (1280x720)

200 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)

150 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)

90 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

Yes

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

Virtual Machine Manager

Yes

Maximum Virtual DSM Number (Licenses required)

4 (including 1 Free License)

VPN Server

Yes

Maximum Connections

20

Environment &Packaging

Environment

RoHS Compliant

Packaging Content

Main Unit X 1

Accessory Pack X 1

AC Power Cord X 1

AC Power Cord X 2 (for RP model)

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: RX418 X 1

VS360HD

VS960HD

Synology RKS1317 - Rail Kit Sliding

Synology RKM114 - Rail Kit Mounted

Synology Ethernet Adapter E10G15-F1

Synology Ethernet Adapter E10G17-F2

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