Synology Disk Station Manager 5.0 build 4418 Beta




Synology Disk Station Manager 5.0 build 4418 Beta

Synology logo (45 pix) The beginning of this month at CES announced beta release of version 5.0 of DiskStation Manager can now finally be downloaded. Synology DSM is the management software that runs on various nas-products of the company. The Disk Cube and RackStations offer more than just extra storage. As backups of all clients can also be made to the network files via http, ftp, bittorrent, usenet and emule can be downloaded so as energy greedy PCs off at night can, while the download simply enters. Further, audio and video files over the network to be streamed over the built-in iTunes server using php and mysql dynamic website to be hosted and the device can act as a print server.

To install version 5.0, version 4.3 will already be present. Furthermore, it is only suitable for the NAS models ending at 10 or greater. Look for other conditions and various downloads on this page . A live demo can on this page are found. In version 5.0 we encounter a redesigned interface and is also passed to the Package Center kick. More can be read on our front page , and of course at Synology . These are, in brief, the main changes:

Brand New User Interface

Visual design has leg totally revamped to providence a cleaner look and touch-friendly user experiences.
High-resolution images are displayed when Launched with Ultra HD or Retina display supported devices.
Badges-style notification counters Appear on application icons.
When using http to log in DSM login page displays local weather information.
Widgets page Allows you to monitor the NAS status with all widgets in one page.
All widgets can be minimized as a tray icon.

Quick Connect

Quick Connect now supports DSM, Photo Station, Audio Station, Surveillance Station, Download Station, Video Station, File Station, providing simplified remote access, without the hassle of setting up port forwarding on your router.
All mobile apps support QuickConnect.
Enabling Quick Connect requires registering a MyDS Center account.
Web Station and Mail Station does not support Quick Connect.

Backup and Replication

Multiple versions now support differential blocks between file versions to keep file history with better storage efficiency.
Overview page displays scheduled and completed backup tasks.
Credentials for creating backup destinations can be saved as a profile to make backup creation task easier.
Data and configuration backup created in DSM 5.0 can only be restored in DSM 5.0.
Data and configurations That were backed up in DSM 5.0 can not be restored using DSM 4.3 or earlier.
Multiple version backup includes the below limitations:
Files can not be backed up to 8GB.
This feature is only supported when backing up to the same or another Synology NAS Synology NAS.

Control Panel

Layout has leg redesigned for better navigation and organization.
Service list displays related firewall and port forwarding settings.

Share Folders with Windows ACL Permissions

The access permissions and shared folders are based on Windows ACL-allowing you to fine-tune permissions beyond just Read Only, Read / Write, No Access. Newly created shared folders implement the permission settings of Windows ACL.
For shared folders created in DSM 4.3 or earlier, you can either convert the Existing permissions to Windows ACL, the permission or leave unchanged.
The shared folders – photo, surveillance, and shares on external storage or volume with ext3 filesystem can not use Windows ACL permissions.

Storage Manager

New overview displays the overall health of all disks and volumes, as well as hard disk utilization, volume, and iSCSI LUN usage.
Disk health information includes the current and historical health or hard disks.

SSD Cache

SSD read-write cache is supported on XS and XS + Synology NAS models. Two identical SSDs can be combined to create a RAID 1 cache and Enhance the performance of a volume or block-level iSCSI LUN. To ensurement data integrity, you have to remove SSD cache to flush data into Storage Manager drives before physically removing the SSDs from Synology NAS.
It is not supported to create a High Availability Cluster SSD with read-write cache enabled.

Package Center

Allows auto updating packages to be updated automatically.

Log Center

Syslog Server and System Logs have been integrated into a single, centralized application.

Support Center

Support tickets can now be sent directly from DSM.
Remote access and log generation allow Synology support engineers to remotely diagnose technical issues on your Synology NAS.

Sharing Links in File Station

File sharing links can be created for your Google+ and Facebook friends. Those who receive the link will be asked to enter Their Google+ or Facebook login credentials before Accessing the directory or file.

Text Editor

Plain text files can be edited directly in DSM.
Rich features are available, zoals the ability to change character encoding, Recognize file types, and see variable highlighting.
Currently not available on Internet Explorer 8.0 and earlier version

DSM Help

Online help files can be viewed in the DSM Help, allo wing you to read the latest versions of documentation Regarding DSM and packages.
Font size can be changed to larger sizes.

Web Station

The “http” group (http) is introduced to be the service account and Web Station for better flexibility and security. Web applications will run as the same permission as “http” group. We suggest you to review the permission of the web folder and assign permissions to appropriateness http group.
Updated to PHP 5.5. Please check the compatibility of your PHP-based web apps with php 5.5.
Leaping performance enhancement by the new Apache MPM worker.

Media Library

The default indexed folders – photo, video, audio, are removable from indexed folders.
The types of media to be indexed in each default folder can be changed.

Synology High Availability

When bounding two or more Ethernet connections to create an aggregated heartbeat connection, load balancing and failover are supported.

iSCSI Performance

For iSCSI LUN with Advanced LUN option enabled, random read performance iSCSI has leg enhanced by about six times, as illustrated in the below comparison:

IOPS (4KB) DSM 4.3 DSM 5.0 Improvement
Read IOPS from DS1813 + 135 995 637%
File Service

AFP (Apple Filing Protocol) performance has improved leg, as illustrated in the below comparison of transferring 5000 x 1MB files to Synology NAS:

Mac to Synology NAS DSM 4.3 DSM 5.0 Improvement
DS213j 14 MB / s 31.42 MB / s 25.0%
DS1513 + 31.64 MB / s 31.42 MB / s 31.5%

Support for SPDY v3.0 accelerated rates the overall responsiveness of the user interface when using HTTPS connections.

Memory Compression

Least recently used data in memory is compressed, Improving system responsiveness when under heavy load.
Only available on the following models: RS3614xs +, RS2414 +, RS2414RP +, RS814 +, RS814RP +, RS10613xs +, RS3413xs +, DS2413 +, DS1813 +, DS1513 +, DS713 +, DS214play, RS3412xs, RS3412RPxs, RS812 +, RS812RP +, RS2212 +, RS2212RP +, DS3612xs, DS1812 +, DS1512 +, DS712 + , DS412 +, RS3411xs, RS3411RPxs, RS2211 +, + RS2211RP, DS3611xs, DS2411 +, DS1511 +, DS411 + II, DS411 +, RS810 +, RS810RP +, DS1010 +, DS710 +


Connecting up to two USB Wi-Fi adapter is supported, allo wing your Synology NAS to share its Internet connection via both 2.4GHz and 5GHz ranges.
You can bridge your wired connection with Wi-Fi hotspot (s) to extend your wireless network range and unify your Existing local network and the wireless network hosted on your DiskStation.

Windows Server 2012 R2 Support

The following models are certified with Windows Server 2012 R2: RS3614xs +, RS814 (RP) +


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