DS409slim Quick Installation Guide Safety Instructions Please read these safety instructions carefully before using the product, and keep this manual in a safe place for your future reference. Keep away from direct sunlight and away from chemicals. Make sure the environment does not experience abrupt changes in temperature or humidity. Keep Synology product upright. Do not put it upside down. Do not place the Synology product close to any liquid. Before cleaning, unplug the power cord first. Wipe Synology product with damp paper towels. Do not use chemical or aerosol cleaners to clean it. Do not place the Synology product on a cart, table, or desk, which is not stable, to avoid the product from falling over. The power cord must plug in to the right supply voltage. Make sure that the supplied AC voltage is correct and stable. Package Contents Before installation, please check the package contents to verify that you have received the items below. DS409slim X 1 Installation CD X 1 2M RJ-45 LAN cable X 1 AC power cord X 1 Adapter X 1 Base X 1 Hard disk tray label x 1 Assembling Kit Screw for hard drive(s)X 24 Note: It is recommended that you install hard drives with the same size to make the best use of hard drive capacity. Installing Hard Drives Warning! If you use a hard drive with data on it to install, system will format the hard drive and erase all data in some cases. Please back up the data if you need it in the future. 1. Pull the tray from the machine. 2. Attach the SATA hard drive to the tray with the screws provided. Refer to the picture below for the screw position. 3. Insert the hard drive tray and push the tray all the way back. Reminder: Make sure the tray is completely attached to the system. Otherwise, the hard drive might not be able to function properly. 4. Repeat the steps above to assemble each hard drive. Reminder: While installing the hard drive trays, make sure the trays are inserted properly along the respective top and bottom hard drive tray rails. 5. Label the hard disk trays with the stickers provided to help you identify the hard disks. 6. Place DS409slim on the base for better ventilation and to avoid foreign objects from entering the fan. Turn On Sever 1. Connect the AC power adapter to the server and plug in the AC power cord to the power outlet. 2. Use the LAN cable to connect the server to your switch/router/hub. 3. Press the power button on the front panel to power up the server. Wait for the POWER LED to be constant blue. Install System Software Windows User 1. Insert the installation CD to your computer. 2. Choose Set up the Synology Server on the autorun menu. 3. Click Browse to select the “.pat” installation file in the installation CD. 4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup process. Note: If you choose One-Click Setup, the admin password will be blank. Mac User 1. Insert the installation CD to your computer. 2. Double click on the CD-Rom Drive thumbnail. 3. Double click MacOSX. 4. Double click Synology Assistant-SYNOLOGY.dmg. 5. Double click on the automatically generated thumbnail Synology Assistant-SYNOLOGY. dmg on the desktop. 6. Double click Synology Assistant to run the Setup Wizard. 7. Click Browse to select the “.pat” installation file in the installation CD. 8. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup process. Note: If you choose One-Click Setup, the admin password will be blank. Congratulations! Server has been set up. Refer to the User’s Guide in the installation CD for advanced settings and management. For more information or online resources, please visit http://www.synology.com.