Rack Station
RS407, RS408, RS408-RP
Quick Installation Guide
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Please read these safety instructions carefully before use, 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.
Do not place the Synology
product on a cart, table, or
desk, which is not stable to
avoid the product from falling
over.
Before cleaning, unplug the power cord first. Wipe Synology
product with damp paper towels. Do not use chemical or aerosol
cleaners to clean it.
The power cord must plug in
to the right supply voltage.
Make sure that the supplied AC
voltage is correct and stable.
Do not place the Synology
product close to any liquid.
PACKAGE CONTENTS
Before you begin, please check the package contents to verify that you have received the items below.
Main Unit X 1
Installation CD
AC power cord
Assembling Kit
HDD screw × 18
Rack Mount Kit × 2
Rack Mount Kit Screw × 5
Note:
It is recommended that you install hard disks with the same size to make the best use of hard disk
capacity.
INSTALL HARD DISK
Rack Station requires 3.5” SATA hard drives for installation. Refer to the following steps for details:
Warning! If you use a hard disk with data on it to install, system will format
the hard disk and erase all data in some cases. Please back up the data
if you need it in the future.
1
Push the release button in the direction as indicated below.
2
Pull the clip in the direction as indicated below to remove the hard disk tray.
3
Attach the prepared SATA hard disk to the hard disk tray and use 4 screws to fix the hard disk.
Refer to the picture below for the screw position
INSTALL HARD DISK
4
Replace the hard disk tray to the case.
5
Push the clip to fix the hard disk tray.
6
Repeat the steps above to assemble all hard disks you have prepared.
7
Fix the two rack mount kits on both sides with their screws provided.
TURN ON SERVER
1
Connect the AC adapter to the power port, and fix the cable to the cable lock. Then plug the power
cord into a power socket.
2
Connect the RJ-45 cable to the server and connect the other end to your switch/hub/router or
notebook/desktop PC.
3
Press the power switch to switch the server on.
TURN ON SERVER
4
Press the Power button on the front panel to turn on the server.
Power Button
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.
INSTALL SYSTEM SOFTWARE
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.
INSTALL SYSTEM SOFTWARE
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.
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