DiskStation DS216+II

DiskStation DS216+II
DiskStation DS216+II
Fulfill your needs for safe data storage and ultra high definition video sharing with
Synology DiskStation DS216+II. Powered by an Intel® Celeron® dual-core CPU, DS216+II comes
with hardware-accelerated data encryption and real-time transcoding of 4K Ultra HD source
content. Synology DiskStation DS216+II is backed with Synology’s 2-year limited warranty.
Dual-core CPU with AES-NI
hardware encryption engine
Encryption performance at over
113.01 MB/s reading, 111.66 MB/s
Advanced Btrfs file system with
built-in data integrity check
Single H.264 4K or triple Full HD
video transcoding on the fly2
Hot-swappable drive tray
design for easy installation &
Brightness-adjustable front LED
with schedule control
A versatile storage server for
Safeguard Your Data with Great Performance
Synology DiskStation DS216+II is designed for small offices pursuing a compact yet powerful
shared storage solution. Powered by an Intel® Celeron® dual-core CPU, built-in AES-NI
hardware encryption engine and 1GB DDR3 RAM, DS216+II delivers up to an average
113.08 MB/s reading and 111.78 MB/s writing speed, and an encrypted data transmission
at over 113.01 MB/s reading and 111.66 MB/s writing1 under RAID 1 configuration in a
Windows® environment.
DS216+II comes with a front USB 3.0 port with USB copy button for fast and easy data
transmission. Hot-swappable drive tray design allows easy installation and maintenance
on 3.5-inch HDDs without additional tools. Brightness-adjustable front LED with schedule
control provides flexible LED settings that best suit your environment.
Btrfs: Next Generation Storage Efficiency
DS216+II introduces the Btrfs file system, bringing the most advanced storage technologies
to meet the management needs of modern businesses:
small offices
Built-in data integrity check detects data and file system corruption with data and
meta-data checksums and improve overall stability.
Flexible Shared Folder/User Quota System provides comprehensive quota control on
all user accounts and shared folders.
Advanced snapshot technology with customizable backup schedule allows up to 256
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 convenience and saves time for users
who wish to restore only a specific single file or folder.
Cloud Station with file versioning reduces down to half of storage consumption when
compared with the Ext4 file system.
Comprehensive Business Applications
Powered by the innovative Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM), DS216+II comes fullyequipped with business applications and features:
Next Generation Storage Efficiency
The Btrfs file system brings storage
management to the next level by
providing more efficient storage utilization,
scheduled shared folder snapshot, and file
/ folder-level data restoration.
Easy integration with existing business network environments through Windows® AD
and LDAP directory services without recreating user accounts.
Windows ACL support provides fine-grained access control and efficient privilege
settings, allowing DS216+II to fit seamlessly into current 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 ensure file
sharing over the Internet is protected with a high level of security.
Synology Cloud Station allows users to sync files among multiple devices, including
Windows PC, Mac, Linux, iOS and Android tablets or smart phones, effortlessly keeping
everything up-to-date.
4K Ultra HD Multimedia Bank
Synology DiskStation DS216+II features real-time H.264 1-channel 4K Ultra HD or 3-channel
Full HD2 video transcoding, bringing more complete support to the latest multimedia file
formats and contents. With Video Station, you can organize personal digital video library
with comprehensive media information, watch 4K Ultra HD movies and films, or record TV
programs with a DVB-T/DVB-S stick. Photo Station’s intuitive design allows you to effortlessly
organize photos into customized categories, smart albums and blog posts, and link them to
social networking websites within a few clicks. Audio Station comes with Internet radio and
lossless audio formats support and provides music playback via DLNA, AirPlay®, and Bluetooth
devices (a Bluetooth dongle is required).
4K Ultra HD Multimedia Bank
Real-time H.264 4K video transcoding
provides hassle-free high quality video
playback among various devices.
Easy Backup Solutions
With block-level incremental backup and cross-version deduplication, Synology Hyper
Backup provides multi-version backup with optimized storage utilization and allows multiple
backup destinations to local shared folders, external hard drives, network shared folders, rsync
server, and public cloud services. Synology High Availability Manager ensures seamless
transition between clustered servers in the event of server failure with minimal impact to
applications to decrease the risk of unexpected interruptions and costly downtime.
Energy Efficient and Easy Management Design
Synology DS216+II is designed and developed with energy efficiency in mind. Compared with
the average storage server counterparts, DS216+II consumes only 17.4W in regular operation.
The support of Wake on LAN/WAN and scheduled power on and off can further reduce
power consumption and operation cost. HDD hibernation can be configured to take effect
automatically when the system has been inactive for a specified period of time. This not only
saves energy but also extends the lifespan of the hard disks.
All Synology products are produced with RoHS compliant parts and packed with recyclable
packing materials. Synology acknowledges the responsibility as a global citizen to continually
work to reduce the environmental impact of every product produced.
Connections & Buttons
LED indicator
USB 3.0 port
USB copy button
Power button
Drive tray cover
USB 2.0 port
Reset button
eSATA port
Power port
LAN (RJ-45) port
Kensington Security Slot
Technical Specifications
Intel Celeron N3060 dual-core 1.6GHz, burst up to 2.48GHz
Hardware encryption engine
Yes (AES-NI)
Floating point unit
Hardware transcoding engine
Supported codec: H.264 (AVC), MPEG-2 and VC-1; maximum resolution: 4K (4096 x 2160); maximum frame rate per second (FPS): 30
RAM size
Compatible drive type
3.5”/2.5” SATA III/II x 2 (hard drives not included)
Maximum internal raw capacity
16TB (8TB HDD x 2) (actual capacity dependent on volume types)
External ports
USB 3.0 port x 1, USB 2.0 port x 2, eSATA port x 1
Size (HxWxD)
165 mm x 108 mm x 233.2 mm
1.25 kg
Gigabit (RJ-45) x 1
Wireless support
Yes (wireless dongles not included)
Wake on LAN/WAN
Scheduled power on/off
AC input power voltage
100V to 240V
Power frequency
50Hz to 60Hz, single phase
Operating temperature
5°C to 40°C (40°F to 104°F)
Storage temperature
-20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)
Relative humidity
5% to 95% RH
Networking protocols
File system
Internal: Btrfs, ext4
External: Btrfs, ext4, ext3, FAT, NTFS, HFS+
Storage management
Maximum single volume size: 108TB, Maximum internal volume: 256, Maximum iSCSI Target: 32, Maximum iSCSI LUN: 256
Supported RAID type
Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR), Basic, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1
File sharing capability
Maximum user account: 2048, Maximum group: 256, Maximum shared folder: 256,
Maximum concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP/File Station connection: 256
Windows Access Control List (ACL)
Directory service
Windows AD Integration: Domain Users login via Samba (CIFS)/AFP/FTP/File Station, LDAP integration
FTP over SSL/TLS, IP auto-block, firewall, encrypted network backup over Rsync, HTTPS connection
Synology Web Assistant, Cloud Station Drive, Cloud Station Backup, Cloud Sync Decryption Tool, Evidence Integrity Authenticator, Photo Station Uploader,
Snapshot Manager for VMware, Snapshot Manager for Windows, NFS Plug-in for VMware VAAI
Supported clients
Windows 7 onwards and Mac OS X® 10.10 onwards
Supported browsers
Chrome™, Firefox®, Internet Explorer® 9 onwards, Safari® 8 onwards, Safari (iOS® 7 onwards on iPad®), Chrome (Android 4.0 onwards on tablets)
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Dansk, Norsk, Svensk, Nederlands, Русский, Polski, Magyar,
Português do Brasil, Português Europeu, Türkçe, Český,
File Station
Virtual drive, remote folder, Windows ACL editor, compress/extract archived files, bandwidth control for specific users or groups, create sharing links, transfer
Backup solutions
Network backup; local backup; desktop backup; configuration backup; OS X Time Machine; backup data to public cloud;
shared folder sync - maximum task number: 4
FTP Server
Bandwidth control for TCP connections, custom FTP passive port range, anonymous FTP, FTP SSL/TLS and SFTP protocols, boot over the network with TFTP
and PXE support, transfer logs
Printer Server
Maximum printer: 2, printing protocols: LPR, CIFS, IPP, iOS printing, Google Cloud Print™, multi functional print server (MFP functions are for Windows PC
Security Advisor
Malware detection/removal, user account/password, network, system-related security scan
iOS/Android™ applications
DS cloud, DS file, DS finder, DS cam, DS note, DS audio, DS download, DS photo, DS video
Windows Phone® applications
DS file, DS finder, DS audio, DS download, DS photo, DS video
Add-on Packages
Antivirus Essential
Full system scan, scheduled scan, white list customization, virus definition auto update
Cloud Station Server
Maximum concurrent file transfers: 256, retain historical and deleted file versions
Cloud Sync
One or two-way synchronization with public cloud storage providers including Amazon Cloud Drive, Amazon S3-compatible storage, Baiduyun, Box,
Dropbox, Google Cloud Storage, Google Drive, hubiC, Megafon Disk, Microsoft OneDrive, OpenStack Swift-compatible storage, WebDAV servers, Yandex Disk
DLNA/UPnP® Media Server
DLNA certified, PS3®/PS4®/Xbox 360®/Xbox One® support
Download Station
Supported download protocols: BT/HTTP/FTP/NZB/eMule
Maximum concurrent download task: 80
Log Center
SSL connection, log rotation: 6 months, 1 year, 2 years, 3 years, email notification
Mail Station
Webmail interface for Mail Server; receiving mails from multiple POP3 mailboxes, customizable SMTP server
Mail Server
Supported Mail Server protocols: POP3, SMTP, IMAP, support LDAP/AD account
Note Station
Rich-text note organization with 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 modified files
Surveillance Station
Maximum IP camera: 25 (total of 750 FPS at 720p, H.264) (Including two free camera licenses. Procurement of additional licenses is required.)
VPN Server
Maximum connections: 20; supported VPN protocols: PPTP, OpenVPN™, L2TP
Web Station
Virtual host (up to 30 websites), PHP/MariaDB®, 3rd-party applications support
Other packages
Photo Station, Audio Station, iTunes® Server, 3rd-party packages
Environment and Packaging
RoHS Compliant
Package content
DS216+II main unit, Welcome note, accessory pack, AC power adapter, RJ-45 LAN cable
Optional accessories
Camera License Pack, VS360HD
2 Years
*Model specifications are subject to change without notice. Please refer to www.synology.com for the latest information.
1.Tested with four different client computers. Performance figures could vary on different environments.
2.DS216+II can transcode 4K video to 1080p or lower. The concurrent channels of Full HD video transcoding may vary depending on the video codec, resolution, bitrate and FPS.
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
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