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Synology DiskStation DS411 4-Bay NAS Server for Workgroups and Offices

Synology DiskStation DS411 4-Bay NAS Server for Workgroups and Offices

Synology DiskStation DS411 4-Bay NAS Server for Workgroups and Offices

B&H # SYDS411 MFR # DS411
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Product Highlights

  • Holds Four SATA 2.5"/3.5" Drives
  • 16 TB Maximum Storage Capacity
  • 512 MB DDR3 RAM
  • Powerful 1.6 GHz Processor
  • USB 2.0 and eSATA Connectivity
  • Easy Backup Options and Remote Access
  • Energy Efficient 29.7W Operation
  • iTunes, Photo and Printer Server
  • Surveillance and Web Station
  • Included DiskStation Manager Software
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Overview
  • 1Description

The DiskStation DS411 from Synology is a high-performance, 4-bay NAS backup and server solution for workgroups and offices. It features a fast 1.6 GHz processor, 512 MB of DDR3 RAM, two USB 2.0 ports and a super-fast eSATA connection. For those looking to operate surveillance cams, it offers support for up to twelve IP cams at up to 120 FPS (Frames Per Second).

While no drives are included with the DS411, it supports a max capacity of 16TB with either four 2.5" or 3.5" SATA hard disk or solid state drives. Additionally, this DiskStation can configure drives as a JBOD, RAID 0 or RAID 1, depending on whether you want faster data transfers or more secure data.

With the included Gigabit LAN port, you can connect the DiskStation to your router and access it locally on your network. The DiskStation also includes an EZ-Internet Wizard for setting it up from the web. To facilitate ease of use between different operating systems, this DiskStation supports cross-platform file sharing between Ubuntu, Mac and Windows computers.

Ever-versatile, this DiskStation can function as a mail server, as it supports Outlook-like Web mail, SMTP, POP3 and IMAP. In addition, the Synology Web Station Virtual Host option allows users to host up to 30 websites on a single DS411. The built-in PHP+MySQL capability allows users to create interactive websites without complicated settings.

When it comes to backing up your data, you can save from Windows or Mac computers to the DiskStation. Windows users can use Synology Data Replicator 3 while Mac users can enjoy native Mac OS X Time Machine support.

As if that wasn't enough, the DiskStation can function as a variety of different servers, whether you need it to store and stream photos, video, audio or data within your office or over the internet. You can also use it as a server for FTP, Mail, UPnP media devices, printing, iTunes, hosting websites, operating surveillance webcams or downloading bit torrent, http, FTP, NZB or eMule files.

High Performance

The Synology DS411 is a high-performance, 4-Bay NAS backup and server solution for workgroups and offices who require a reliable storage solution and demand high-performance for backup and file sharing
Delivers an average 105.3 MB/sec reading speed under RAID 5 configuration in a Windows environment and 47.8 MB/sec writing. It also features USB 2.0 and high-speed eSATA connectivity

Full-featured Business Applications

Comprehensive network protocol support assures seamless file sharing across Windows, Mac, and Ubuntu platforms. Windows ADS integration allows the Synology DS411 to quickly and easily fit in an existing business network environment with no need to recreate user accounts
Windows ACL support provides much finer-grained access control and more efficient privilege settings, allowing users to enjoy a native Windows experience
Internet file access is simplified with the included encrypted FTP server and the web-based file explorer, Synology File Station
HTTPS, the built-in firewall and IP auto-block support ensure file sharing over the Internet is protected at a high security level
Synology Web Station with support for PHP/MySQL content allows for the hosting of up to 30 websites on a single Synology DS411
Synology Surveillance Station offers a centralized interface to safeguard the office environments by deploying up to twelve IP cameras throughout the network at up to 120 FPS
The Mail Station add-on turns the Synology DS411 into a mail server with a quick, painless installation
The USB printer sharing capability minimizes businesses' printing cost by allowing you to share the printer to multiple users within an office
With the NFS protocol or iSCSI target support in DSM 3.0, the Synology DS411 provides a seamless storage solution with Windows, Linux, or virtualization servers

Complete Backup Solutions

PC Users can back up their data to the Synology DS411 using the free Synology Data Replicator software, while Mac OS X users enjoy native Apple Time Machine integration
A backup wizard is also provided for backing up data in the DS411 to another Synology DiskStation or any rsync server via an encrypted transmission
With two USB 2.0 ports and eSATA connectivity, you can backup your computer or network data to an external hard drive connected to one of these ports with the touch of a button
Users can back up and restore DiskStation shared folders in multiple versions using the Synology Time Backup package

Peace of Mind with Data Encryption

DiskStation Manager 3.0 (DSM 3.0), provides share-level AES 256-bit encryption to aid in the prevention of unauthorized access attempts to your DiskStation's hard drives

Easy Setup and Management

The Synology DSM 3.0 operating system offers an intuitive and easy-to-navigate web interface. For users who are limited on time and not familiar with configuring complicated routers, the Synology EZ-Internet Wizard simplifies the process of setting up access to the Synology DS411 from the Internet. The EZ-Internet Wizard walks you through all of the settings for configuring a variety of functions such as firewalls, port-forwarding, PPPoE, and DDNS registration
The multi-tasking web UI on DSM 3.0 lets users run multiple applications simultaneously on one tab browser and switch between them instantly. The User Home feature makes creating private shared folders for a large number of users an easy task as it minimizes the steps and time needed for the administrator to create private shared folders. Sub-folder privilege settings further extend the flexibility to allocate permissions for different workgroups. All of these features are performed in a web browser

Energy Efficient

Synology DS411 is designed with energy efficiency in mind. Dual 80mm fans provide smart airflow to keep the system running cool 24/7
DS411 consumes a relatively low amount of power at only 29 watts in operation. The support of multiple scheduled power on/off and hard drive hibernation can further reduce power consumption and operation cost
The DS411 is produced with RoHS compliant parts and packed with recyclable packing materials
In the Box
Synology DiskStation DS411 4-Bay NAS Server for Workgroups and Offices
  • Installation Disk
  • Welcome Note
  • Assembling Kit
  • AC Power Adapter and Cord
  • RJ-45 LAN Cable
  • Limited 2 Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
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    Specifications
    Hardware
    Processor 1.6 GHz CPU
    Encryption Hardware Encrypted Engine
    Memory DDR3 512MB
    Storage Supports four hard drives: (hard drives not included)
    4 x 3.5" SATA(II) hard disk drive
    4 x 2.5" SATA hard disk or solid state drives

    Check with the manufacturer for a full list of compatible drives

    Maximum Capacity 16TB (4 x 4TB HDD)
    HDD Interface 2 x USB 2.0 Port
    1 x eSATA Port
    LAN Port 1 x RJ-45 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet Port
    Wake on LAN LAN/WAN
    System Fan 2 x 80 x 80mm
    Wireless Support Yes
    Noise Level 21.6 dB(A)
    Software
    Miscellaneous File Browser
    File Station
    Windows Access Control List (ACL)
    FTP Server Bandwidth Control
    Custom FTP Passive Port Range
    Anonymous FTP
    Transfer Log
    Mail Server Supported Mail Server Protocol : POP3, SMTP, IMAP
    Web Station Virtual Host (up to 30 websites)
    PHP/MySQL
    Alternative HTTP Error Page
    3rd-Party Applications Support
    Surveillance Station MAX IP cam # (Licenses required) : 12 (1 Free License)
    Total frame rate (FPS) : 120 FPS at D1 (NTSC:720x480, PAL:720x576), 30 FPS @ WXGA (1280x800)

    Surveillance Station tested with Axis M1011 (640X480) and Axis M1054 (1280X800); FPS set to 10 at every channel; Compression rate: 30%; Video Codec: MJPEG, MPEG4 (640X480 only), H.264; Recording Type is conducted with Motion Detection Recording and Continuous Recording; Actual performance may vary depending on camera settings and DiskStation loading.
    Photo Station Supported Image Format : BMP, JPG (jpe, jpeg), GIF, RAW (arw, srf, sr2, dcr, k25, kdc, cr2, crw, nef, mrw, ptx, pef, raf, 3fr, erf, mef, mos, orf, rw2, dng, x3f)
    Supported Video Format : 3G2, 3GP, ASF, AVI, DAT, DivX, FLV, M4V, MOV, MP4, MPEG, MPG, QT, WMV, XviD, RM, RMVB, VOB, RV30, RV40, AC3, AMR, WMA3
    User can click and download the following video formats: RM, RMVB, VOB, RV30, RV40, AC3, AMR, WMA3, but not able to play it in Photo Station as compressed Flash video
    Audio Station Supported Audio Format (USB Mode) : AAC, FLAC, M4A, MP3, Ogg Vorbis, WMA, WMA VBR
    Supported Audio Format (Streaming Mode) : MP3, M4A, M4B
    Supported Playlist Format : M3U, WPL
    Internet Radio : SHOUTcast, Radioio
    DLNA/UPnP Media Server PS3/Xbox 360 Support
    Supported Audio Format : AAC, FLAC, M4A, MP3, Ogg Vorbis, PCM, WAV, WMA, WMA VBR, WMA PRO, WMA
    Supported Video Format : 3GP, 3G2, ASF, AVI, DAT, DivX, DVR-MS, ISO, M2T, M2TS, M4V, MKV, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, MTS, MOV, QT, SWF, TP, TRP, TS, VOB, WMV, XviD, RMVB (The actual playback capabilities may vary depending on the DLNA/UPnP client)
    Supported Image Format : BMP, JPG (jpe, jpeg), GIF, ICO, PNG, PSD, TIF (tiff), UFO
    Download Station Supported Download Protocols : BT/HTTP/FTP/NZB/eMule
    Maximum Concurrent Download Tasks : 50
    iTunes Server Supported Audio Format : MP3, M4A, M4P, WAV, AIF, The music in WAV and AIF format can be streamed, but the metadata (ex: title, album) may not be indexed on the iTunes
    Supported Video Format : M4V, MOV, MP4
    Supported Playlist Format : M3U, WPL
    Print Server Max Printer # : 2
    Printing Protocols : LPR, CIFS, AppleTalk, Apple AirPrint, Multi Functional Print Server (Only PostScript USB printers are supported in MAC environment)
    Packages Center Directory Server
    HiDrive Backup
    Mail Station2
    phpMyAdmin
    VPN Server
    Webalizer
    Squeezebox Server
    Syslog Server
    WordPress
    Time Backup
    iPhone/Android Applications DS photo+
    DS audio
    DS cam
    DS file
    DS finder
    General
    Networking Protocols CIFS
    AFP
    NFS
    FTP
    WebDAV
    iSCSI
    Telnet
    SSH
    SNMP
    VPN (PPTP, OpenVPN)
    File System EXT4
    EXT3(External Disk Only)
    FAT (External Disk Only)
    NTFS (External Disk Only)
    Storage Management Max File System Size : 108TB
    Max Internal Volume # : 128
    Max iSCSI Target # : 10
    Max iSCSI LUN # : 10
    Supported RAID Type : Synology Hybrid RAID, Basic, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 5+Spare, RAID 6, RAID 10
    RAID Migration : Basic to RAID 1, Basic to RAID 5, Basic to RAID 5+Spare, RAID 1 to RAID 5, RAID 1 to RAID 5+Spare, RAID 5 to RAID 5+Spare, RAID 5 to RAID 6
    Volume Expansion with Larger HDDs : RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 5+Spare, RAID 6
    Volume Expansion by Adding a HDD : RAID 5, RAID 5+Spare, RAID 6
    File Sharing Capability Max User Accounts : 2048
    Max Groups : 256
    Max Shared Folder : 256
    Max Concurrent Connections : 256
    Windows ADS Domain Integration Domain Users login via Samba/AFP/FTP/File Station
    Backup Solutions Network Backup
    Local Backup
    Desktop Backup (using Synology Data Replicator 3 or Apple Time Machine backup application)
    Shared Folder Sync - Max task number : 2
    Time Backup - Max task number : 4
    Time Machine Backup (Mac)
    Security FTP over SSL/TLS
    IP Auto-Block
    Firewall
    Encrypted Network Backup over Rsync
    HTTPS Connection
    Management Auto DSM Upgrade
    Administrator Group
    Push Notification - MSN/Skype/Mobile Devices
    Email Notification
    SMS Notification
    Customized User Quota
    Syslog Support
    DDNS Support
    IPv6 Support
    VLAN support
    PPPoE
    Hotspot
    Resource Monitor
    Connection Manager
    UPS Management
    Scheduled Power On/Off
    Custom Management UI HTTP/HTTPS Ports
    HDD Management HDD Hibernation
    S.M.A.R.T.
    Dynamic Bad Sector Mapping
    Utilities Synology Assistant
    Synology Data Replicator
    Supported Clients Windows XP onward
    Mac OS X 10.5 onward
    Ubuntu 9.04 onward
    Supported Web Browsers Chrome
    Firefox
    Internet Explorer : 7, 8, 9
    Safari (MAC) : 4, 5
    Environment RoHS Compliant
    Certifications FCC Class B, CE Class B, BSMI Class B
    Environmental Requirements Operating Temperature: 40° to 95°F / 5°C to 35°C
    Storage Temperature: 15° to 155°F / -10°C to 70°C
    Relative Humidity: 5% to 95% RH
    Maximum Operating Altitude: 10,000 feet
    Power Recovery Yes
    Power Consumption Access: 29 W
    Hibernation: 11 W

    Note: measured when fully loaded with Western Digital 3TB WD30EZRS hard drive(s)
    Power Requirements AC: 100 to 240V, 50/60Hz, Single Phase
    Dimensions (HxWxD) 7.24 x 6.61 x 9.05" (18.4 x 16.8 x 23 cm)
    Weight 4.91 lb (2.23 kg)

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