Synology RackStation RS818+/RS818RP+ is a 1U 4-bay rackmount NAS designed for small and mediumsized businesses. Powered by a quad-core processor with AES-NI hardware encryption engine, RS818+/
RS818RP+ provides both high performance and scalable storage, ideal for centralizing data backups,
protecting critical assets, and sharing files across different platforms. Synology RS818+/RS818RP+ is backed
by Synology’s 3-year limited warranty.
• Quad-core 4-bay NAS with AES-NI
support, with over 1,099 MB/s reading
and 401 MB/s writing performance
• PCIe slot for optional 10GbE add-in
network interface card
• Four 1GbE (RJ-45) ports with failover
and Link Aggregation support
• 2GB DDR3 memory, expandable up to
• Scale up to 8 drives with RX418
• Redundant power supplies ensure
service uptime (RS818RP+ only)
• Advanced Btrfs file system offering
65,000 system-wide snapshots and
1,024 snapshots per shared folder
High-speed Scalable Storage Server
Synology RS818+/RS818RP+ is a 4-bay network attached storage solution equipped
with an quad-core processor and 2GB DDR3 memory (expandable up to 16GB).
RS818+/RS818RP+ supports one optional 10GbE add-in network interface card, and
with Link Aggregation enabled, RS818+/RS818RP+ delivers high sequential throughput
performance at over 1,099 MB/s reading and 401 MB/s writing1
RS818+/RS818RP+ can support up to 8 drives when connected to one Synology RX418
expansion unit2. Storage capacity can be expanded according to your business needs
with minimal effort.
Btrfs: Next Generation Storage Efficiency
RS818+/RS818RP+ introduces the Btrfs file system, bringing the most advanced
storage technologies to meet the management needs of modern businesses:
• Built-in data integrity check detects data and file system corruption with data and
meta-data checksums and improves the overall stability.
• Flexible Shared Folder/User Quota System provides comprehensive quota control
over all user accounts and shared folders.
• Advanced snapshot technology with customizable backup schedule allows up to
1,024 copies of shared folder backups in a minimum 5-minute interval without
occupying huge storage capacity and system resources.
• File or folder level data restoration brings huge conveniences and saves time for users
who wish to restore only a specific file or folder.
• File self-healing: Btrfs file system can auto-detect corrupted files with mirrored
metadata, and recover broken data using the supported RAID volumes, which include
RAID1, 5, 6, and 10.
Comprehensive Business Applications
Powered by the innovative Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM), RS818+/RS818RP+
comes fully-equipped with applications and features designed specifically for small or
• Windows® AD and LDAP support allows easy integration with existing business
• Windows ACL support provides fine-grained access control and efficient privilege
settings, allowing RS818+/RS818RP+ to fit seamlessly into existing infrastructure.
• Internet file access is simplified by the encrypted FTP server and the web-based file
explorer, Synology File Station. HTTPS, firewall, and IP auto-block support ensures file
sharing over the Internet is protected with a high level of security.
• Application Privileges controls access to applications and packages based on each
individual account, user group, or IP address.
• MailPlus allows your business to set up a secure, reliable, and private mail server while
giving your employees a modern mail client for receiving and sending messages.
• With Synology Office, Calendar and Chat, the powerful Collaboration Suite allows
secure and efficient private communications as well as content organization that your
business can easily manage and control.
Synology’s Virtual Machine Manager adds unlimited capabilities to your NAS. Set up
and run various virtual machines, including Windows, Linux, and Virtual DSM so that
you can test new software versions in a sandbox environment, isolate your customers’
machines, and increase the flexibility of your RS818+/RS818RP+ with reduced hardware
deployment and maintenance costs.
Synology iSCSI storage fully supports most virtualization solutions to enhance work
efficiency with a simple management interface. VMware vSphere™ 6.5 and VAAI
integration helps offload storage operations and optimizes computation efficiency.
Windows Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX) speeds up data transfer and migration rates,
while OpenStack Cinder support turns your Synology NAS into a block-based storage
Reliability, Availability & Disaster Recovery
System reliability is of paramount importance to businesses which depend upon their
commercial servers every day. RS818+/RS818RP+ responds to these concerns with
wide-ranging availability and redundancy features:
• Synology High Availability ensures seamless transition between clustered servers in
the event of server failure with minimal impact on applications.
• Redundant power supplies (RS818RP+ only), system fans and network ports with
failover support ensure maximum continuous service uptime.
• High reliability system design including fan-less CPU heat-sink and passive cooling
technology, preventing single points of failure.
• Optional 5-year warranty4
is available in select regions.
Synology Collaboration Suite
A powerful and secure private cloud
solution for business collaboration
and organization, offering intuitive yet
effective management options.
Next-Generation File System
A modern file system designed to
address obstacles often encountered in
enterprise storage systems. Safeguarding
data integraty through metadata
mirroring, self-healing and snapshot
CPU Intel Atom C2538 quad-core 2.4GHz
Hardware encryption engine Yes (AES-NI)
Memory 2 GB DDR3L Non-ECC SO-DIMM (expandable up to 16 GB with 8GB SO-DIMM x 2)
Compatible drive type 4 x 3.5″ or 2.5″ SATA SSD/HDD (drives not included)
Hot swappable drive Yes
External port • 2 x USB 3.0 port
• 1 x Expansion port
Size (HxWxD) • RS818+: 44 x 430.5 x 457.6 mm / 44 x 480 x 492.6 mm (with server ears)
• RS818RP+: 44 x 430.5 x 483.6 mm / 44 x 480 x 518.6 mm (with server ears)
Weight • RS818+: 6.21 kg
• RS818RP+: 7.63 kg
LAN 4 x 1GbE (RJ-45)
Wake on LAN/WAN Yes
PCIe 2.0 slot • 1 x 4-lane x8 slot
• High-performance network interface card support
Scheduled power on/off Yes
System fan • RS818+: 3 (40 x 40 x 20 mm)
• RS818RP+: 2 (40 x 40 x 20 mm)
AC input power voltage 100V to 240V AC
Power frequency 50/60Hz, single phase
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
Maximum operating altitude 5,000 m (16,400 ft)
1 Power button and indicator 2 Alert indicator 3 Drive status indicator 4 Beep off button
5 Status indicator 6 Drive tray 7 Console port 8 PCIe expansion slot
9 Power port 10 Fan 11 1GbE RJ-45 port 12 RESET button
13 USB 3.0 port 14 Expansion port
1 2 3 45
9 10 10 11 10 12 13 14
9 10 9 10 10 11 10 12 13 14
General DSM Specification
Networking protocol SMB, AFP, NFS, FTP, WebDAV, CalDAV, iSCSI, Telnet, SSH, SNMP, VPN (PPTP, OpenVPN ™, L2TP)
File system • Internal: Btrfs, ext4
• External: Btrfs, ext4, ext3, FAT, NTFS, HFS+, exFAT3
Supported RAID type Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR), Basic, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10
• Maximum single volume size: 108TB
• Maximum internal volumes: 512
• Maximum iSCSI targets: 32
• Maximum iSCSI LUNs: 256
• iSCSI LUN clone/snapshot support
SSD cache SSD read-write cache support
File sharing capability
• Maximum local user accounts: 2,048
• Maximum local groups: 256
• Maximum shared folders: 512
• Maximum concurrent SMB/NFS/AFP/FTP connections: 500
Privilege Windows Access Control List (ACL), application privilege
Directory service Windows® AD integration: Domain users login via SMB/NFS/AFP/FTP/File Station, LDAP integration
Virtualization VMware vSphere® 6.5, Microsoft Hyper-V®, Citrix®, OpenStack®
Security Firewall, encrypted shared folder, SMB encryption, FTP over SSL/TLS, SFTP, rsync over SSH, login auto block, Let’s Encrypt support, HTTPS
(Customizable cipher suite)
Supported client Windows 7 and 10, Mac OS X® 10.11 onwards
Supported browser Chrome®, Firefox®, Internet Explorer® 10 onwards, Safari® 10 onwards; Safari (iOS 10 onwards), Chrome (Android™ 6.0 onwards)
Interface Language English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Dansk, Norsk, Svensk, Nederlands, Русский, Polski, Magyar,
Português do Brasil, Português Europeu, Türkçe, Český,
Packages and Applications
File Station Virtual drive, remote folder, Windows ACL editor, compressing/extracting archived files, bandwidth control for specific users or groups,
creating sharing links, transfer logs
FTP Server Bandwidth control for TCP connections, custom FTP passive port range, anonymous FTP, FTP SSL/TLS and SFTP protocol, boot over the
network with TFTP and PXE support, transfer logs
Universal Search Offer global search into applications and files
Hyper Backup Support local backup, network backup, and backup data to public clouds
Active Backup for Server Centralize data backup for Windows and Linux servers without client installation
Backup tools DSM configuration backup, macOS Time Machine support, Cloud Station Backup
Shared folder sync – maximum tasks: 8
Cloud Station Suite
Sync data between multiple platforms by installing the client utilities on Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iOS devices, while retaining up to
32 historical versions of files
Maximum concurrent file transfers: 500
One or two-way synchronization with public cloud storage providers including Amazon Drive, Amazon S3-compatible storage, Baidu cloud,
Box, Dropbox, Google Cloud Storage, Google Drive, hubiC, MegaDisk, Microsoft OneDrive, OpenStack Swift-compatible storage, WebDAV
servers, Yandex Disk
Surveillance Station Maximum IP cameras: 40 (total of 1,200 FPS at 720p, H.264) (includes two free camera licenses; additional cameras require the purchasing of
Virtual Machine Manager Deploy and run various virtual machines on Synology NAS, including Windows, Linux, or Virtual DSM
High Availability Manager Reduce service downtime by setting up two identical NAS into one high-availability cluster
• Maximum replications: 64
• Maximum shared folder snapshots: 1,024
• Maximum system snapshots: 65,536
Synology Directory Server A flexible and cost-effective domain controller solution
CMS Provide a single interface to manage and monitor multiple Synology NAS
VPN Server Maximum connections: 20, supported VPN protocol: PPTP, OpenVPN™, L2TP/IPSec
MailPlus Server Secure, reliable, and private mail solution with high-availability, load balancing, security and filtering design (Includes 5 free email account
licenses; additional accounts require the purchasing of additional licenses)
MailPlus Intuitive webmail interface for MailPlus Server, customizable mail labels, filters, and user interface
• Chat maximum users: 1500
• Office maximum users: 400, maximum simultaneous editing users: 80
• Calendar: support CalDAV and access via mobile devices
Note Station Rich-text note organization and versioning, encryption, sharing, media embedding and attachments
Storage Analyzer Volume and quota usage, total size of files, volume usage and trends based on past usage, size of shared folders, largest/most/least frequently
Synology is dedicated to taking full advantage of the latest technologies to bring businesses and home users reliable and affordable ways to centralize data storage,
simplify data backup, share and sync files across different platforms, and access data on-the-go. Synology aims to deliver products with forward-thinking features
and the best in class customer services.
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Antivirus Essential Full system scan, scheduled scan, white list customization, virus definition auto update
Download Station Supported download protocols: BT, HTTP, FTP, NZB, eMule, Thunder, FlashGet, QQDL
Maximum concurrent download tasks: 80
Web Station Virtual host (up to 30 websites), PHP/MariaDB®, 3rd-party applications support
Other packages Video Station, Photo Station, Audio Station, DNS Server, RADIUS Server, iTunes® Server, Log Center, additional 3rd-party packages are
available in Package Center
Environment and Packaging
Environment safety RoHS compliant
• RS818+/RS818RP+ main unit x 1
• Quick Installation Guide x 1
• Accessory pack x 1
• AC power cord x 1 (RS818+) / 2 (RS818RP+)
• 8GB / 16GB DDR3L-1600 Non-ECC SO-DIMM kit (RAM1600DDR3L-4GBx2 / RAM1600DDR3L-8GBx2)
• E10G15-F1 10Gbps Ethernet adapters
• Expansion Unit RX418
• Rail Kit RKM114-Rail Kit Mounted / RKS1317-Rail Kit Sliding
• VisualStation VS360HD, VS960HD
• Surveillance Device License Pack
• MailPlus License Pack
• Virtual DSM License Pack
Warranty4 3 years
*Model specifications are subject to change without notice. Please refer to www.synology.com for the latest information.
1. Performance figures may vary depending on environment, usage, and configuration.
2. RS818+/RS818RP+ supports one Synology Expansion Unit RX418, sold separately.
3. exFAT Access is purchased separately in Package Center.
4. 5-year warranty is available as an optional bundle with EW202, 2-year Extended Warranty service add-on. Visit https://www.synology.com/en-global/products/Extended_Warranty
for more information on availability. The warranty period starts from the purchase date as stated on your purchase receipt. Visit https://www.synology.com/company/legal/
warranty for more information.
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