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
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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.