RackStation RS214

Durable, compact rackmount NAS server for SMB

Designed to serve growing businesses of any size and dedicated to enhance working experience and productivity, RS214 is a 1U 2-bay rackmount NAS featuring easy data sharing and management.

RS214

High-performance and floating-point unit boost efficiency

RS214 is equipped with the built-in floating-point unit which enhances the overall capability of the main CPU, enabling higher working efficiency. RS214 delivers an average of over 69.33 MB/sec writing speed under RAID 1 configuration in a Windows® environment, and over 132.27 MB/sec reading.1 With RAM twice the size of its predecessor, RS214 exhibits an optimal boost in multi-tasking performance,

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Dual LAN with failover and Link Aggregation support

Coming with dual LAN for failover and Link Aggregation support, RS214 ensures continual network service in case of LAN failure, while the hot-swappable design facilitates easy and risk-free hard drive replacement. The hard drive tray lock further secures your hard drives from unauthorized or accidental withdrawal.

SuperSpeed USB 3.0 accelerates transfer rates

RS214 optimizes your working experiences by enabling faster and more efficient data transfers. To ensure scalability, RS214 provides an eSATA and two USB 3.0 interfaces in the back, alongside two USB 2.0 interfaces in the front panel for quick access.

Compact 12-inch design suited for standard environments

RS214 fits perfectly into 2-position racks and wall mount racks without additional rail kits. It is also resilient enough to withstand operating temperature of up to 45°C/110°F, offering high reliability under extreme conditions. The compact design offers an affordable solution for both industrial standard environments and smaller server rooms with limited space.

سیستم‌عامل برنده جایزه – DiskStation Manager

RS214 با پشتیبانی از ویندوز AD، LDAP و Domain Trust، ادغام یکپارچه حساب را ممکن می‌سازد. ویژگی User Home، می‌تواند به صورت خودکار پوشه‌ای به نام «خانه» را جهت کمینه‌سازی تلاش مدیریتی در ایجاد پوشه‌های «خانه» برای تمام حسابها، برای هر حساب کاربری ایجاد کند. پشتیبانی ویندوز ACL در RS214 امکان تنظیم دقیق کنترلهای دسترسی و راه‌اندازی حق دسترسی به فایلها و پوشه‌ها در RS214 از طریق رابط کاربری آشنا در ویندوز را برای مدیران فناوری اطلاعات فراهم می‌کند. RS214 با سازگاری با اکثر پروتکل‌ها می‌تواند هزینه‌های تنظیم سرور را حذف کند و کارایی مدیران فناوری اطلاعات را افزایش دهد.

تناسب آسان در محیط‌های تجاری

RS214 با پشتیبانی از ویندوز AD، LDAP و Domain Trust، ادغام یکپارچه حساب را ممکن می‌سازد. ویژگی User Home، می‌تواند به صورت خودکار پوشه‌ای به نام «خانه» را جهت کمینه‌سازی تلاش مدیریتی در ایجاد پوشه‌های «خانه» برای تمام حسابها، برای هر حساب کاربری ایجاد کند.پشتیبانی ویندوز ACL درRS2416plus

Ultimate file center

File Station is a fast and secure feature for sharing and managing your files stored on RS214. Just drag-n-drop and upload data from Mac or PC. Advanced filters make it easy to search for documents, photos, or videos. With built-in FTP or email clients, RS214 lets you organize and share files through an advanced web application effortlessly. You can even share files and folders with others by simply sending a link. Files can be reached on mobile devices via the companion mobile app DS file. HTTPS, SSL/TLS encryption, and link expiry dates also ensure file sharing over the Internet is highly secure. Learn more

Connect your data quickly and easily

Synology aims to provide you the most convenient way to enjoy all services on RS214. With Synology QuickConnect, you don't have to deal with difficult DDNS setup. QuickConnect frees you from complicated router configuration and port-forwarding, so your entertainment and work files can be accessed on any computer, laptop, or mobile devices instantly without extra charge. Learn more

5 great reasons you will love Synology QuickConnectQuickConnectDDNS
Customizable IDVV
Skip network configuration VX
Eliminate port forwardingVX
Open to all usersVX
Works without public IP addressVX

Effective backup solution

Synology RS214 can serve as a centralized backup target. Whether you are a Windows or Mac user, you can back up everything on your computer directly to Synology NAS using Cloud Station. Whenever you modify a file, the changes are backed up to RS214 automatically. Mac users also enjoy native Apple® Time Machine support. You can also back up data from your RS214 to another DiskStation, rsync servers, external drives, or even Amazon® S3, Glacier cloud service, Microsoft Azure, SFR, and hicloud. "Backup & Replication" allows you to schedule backup tasks and restore the server to any particular point in time, while minimizing storage consumption and processing time by saving only the specific data block that has been changed between versions. Learn more

Your files anywhere with cloud service

RS214 brings you comprehensive cloud service. Cloud Station lets you sync files among DiskStations and multiple devices, including Windows PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, as well as Windows mobile devices, whereas 2-way sync allows file synchronization among different DiskStations. You can even sync your DiskStation with Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, Box, hubiC, and Baidu Cloud — establish your hybrid cloud to enjoy more storage flexibility and prevent data loss. Learn more

The most compatible sharing

Enjoy seamless files sharing across Windows®, Mac®, and Linux® platforms as RS214 offers comprehensive network protocol support including FTP, SMB2, AFP, NFS and WebDAV. With Windows AD and LDAP integration, RS214 can fit effortlessly into any existing network environment - there is no need for IT administrators to maintain two sets of credentials. You also won't worry about missing files with the Recycle Bin feature which is supported on AFP, CIFS, File Station, and WebDAV. All files deleted in a shared folder will be automatically moved into the Recycle Bin. Learn more

All-in-One server

Offering rich office applications, RS214 can serve as your multi-function server. With add-on packages Mail Server and Mail Station, RS214 can become a dedicated mail server, and let you enjoy complete webmail service. RS214 can become a VPN server or VPN client. The comprehensive VPN service let you access resources remotely while maintaining security protocols. As a printer server, RS214 minimizes businesses' operating costs by sharing printing resources throughout the office. Administration and network tools, such as DNS Server, Directory Server, RADIUS Server, DHCP Server, and Log Center help you manage IT deployment and policies more efficiently. Maximize resource utilization with RS214! Learn more

Eco-friendly NAS server

All Synology NAS is designed with energy efficiency in mind. RS214 only consumes 12.43W in HDD Hibernation and 19.58W in access. The support of Wake on LAN/WAN and scheduled power on and off can further reduce power consumption and operation cost. Synology acknowledges the responsibility as a global citizen, so all Synology products are produced with RoHS compliant parts and packed with recyclable packing materials.

* The power consumption figures may vary on different environments.

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RS214PC Server
Hardware Specifications
CPU
CPU Model Marvell Armada 370 88F6707
CPU Frequency 1.2 GHz
Floating Point
Hardware Encryption Engine
Memory
System Memory 512 MB DDR3
Storage
Drive Bay(s) 2
Compatible Drive Type
  • 3.5" SATA III / SATA II HDD
  • 2.5" SATA III / SATA II HDD
  • 2.5" SATA III / SATA II SSD
Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 16 TB (8 TB HDD X 2) (Capacity may vary by RAID types) (See All Supported HDD)
Hot Swappable Drive
External Ports
USB 2.0 Port 2
USB 3.0 Port 2
eSATA Port 1
File System
Internal Drives EXT4
External Drives
  • EXT4
  • EXT3
  • FAT
  • NTFS
  • HFS+ (Read Only, with max. volume size 2TB)
Appearance
Size (Height X Width X Depth) 44 mm X 430.5 mm X 287.5 mm
Weight 3.14 kg
Others
RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port 2 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)
Wake on LAN/WAN
System Fan 40 mm X 40 mm X 3 pcs
Fan Speed Mode
  • Cool Mode
  • Quiet Mode
Wireless Support (dongle)
Power Recovery
Noise Level* 28.8 dB(A)
Scheduled Power On/Off
Power Supply Unit / Adapter 100W
AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC
Power Frequency 50/60 Hz, Single Phase
Power Consumption* 19.58 W (Access)
12.43 W (HDD Hibernation)
British Thermal Unit 66.81 BTU/hr (Access)
42.41 BTU/hr (HDD Hibernation)
Environment Temperature
Operating Temperature 0°C to 45°C (32°F to 113°F)
Storage Temperature -10°C to 70°C (15°F to 155°F)
Relative Humidity 5% to 95% RH
Certification
  • FCC Class A
  • CE Class A
  • BSMI Class A
Warranty 3 Years
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: 24.25-25.75˚C; Humidity: 58.2-61.8%
DSM Specifications ( See more )
Storage Management
Maximum Single Volume Size 16 TB
Maximum Internal Volume Number 256
Maximum iSCSI Target Number 10
Maximum iSCSI LUN 10
Supported RAID Type
  • Synology Hybrid RAID
  • Basic
  • JBOD
  • 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 Sharing Capacity
Maximum User Accounts 2048
Maximum Groups 256
Maximum Shared Folder 256
Maximum Shared Folder Sync Tasks 2
Maximum Concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP Connections 128
Windows Access Control List (ACL) Integration
Log Center
Syslog Events per Second 100
Notes Performance figures could vary on different environments.
Add-on Packages (See more)
Antivirus Essential
Audio Station
Cloud Station
Maximum Concurrent File Transfers 128
Cloud Sync
Directory Server
DNS Server
Download Station
Maximum Concurrent Download Tasks 30
Glacier Backup
HiDrive Backup
iTunes Server
Java Manager
Mail Server
Mail Station
Media Server
DLNA Certification
Note Station
Photo Station
RADIUS Server
Surveillance Station
Maximum IP cam (Licenses required) 8 (including 2 Free License) (See All Supported IP Cameras)
Total FPS (H.264)* 240 FPS @ VGA (640x480)
200 FPS @ 720p (1280x720)
64 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
32 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
8 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
Total FPS (MJPEG)* 120 FPS @ VGA (640x480)
120 FPS @ 720p (1280x720)
60 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080)
32 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536)
20 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)
Time Backup
Maximum Task Number 2
Video Station
Video Transcoding Group 2 (See more)
VPN Server
Maximum Connections 5
Notes Surveillance Station throughput is tested with Axis P1347 (H.264@1280x720@30FPS), 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. Recording video is saved every 5 minutes with the limit of archive folder up to 1GB.
Environment & Packaging
Environment RoHS Compliant
Packaging Content
  • Main Unit X 1
  • Welcome Note X 1
  • Accessory Pack X 1
  • AC Power Cord X 1
Optional Accessories
  • Remote
  • Camera License Pack
  • VS360HD
General
Networking Protocols
  • CIFS
  • AFP
  • NFS
  • FTP
  • WebDAV
  • CalDAV
  • iSCSI
  • Telnet
  • SSH
  • SNMP
  • VPN (PPTP, OpenVPN)
Management
  • Auto DSM Upgrade
  • Push Notification – MSN/Skype/Mobile Devices
  • Email/SMS Notification
  • Customized User Quota
  • Customized Administrator/User Group
  • Syslog Support
  • DDNS Support
  • IPv6 Support
  • VLAN Support
  • PPPoE
  • Hotspot
  • Resource Monitor
  • Connection Manager
  • UPS Management
  • Scheduled Power On/Off
  • Custom Management UI HTTP/HTTPS Ports
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 XP or later
  • Mac OS X 10.5 or later
  • Ubuntu 9.04 or later
Supported Browsers
  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Internet Explorer 8 or later
  • Safari 5 or later
  • Safari (iOS 5 or later on iPad)
  • Chrome (Android 4.0 on tablets)
Supported Language English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Dansk, Norsk, Svenska, Nederlands, Русский, Polski, Magyar, Português do Brasil, Português Europeu, Türkçe, Český, 日本語, 한국어, 繁體中文, 简体中文