Synology DiskStation DS3018xs Powerful 6-bay NAS designed for work-intensive businesses
|CPU Model||Intel Pentium D1508|
|CPU Frequency||Dual Core 2.2 GHz 2.2 (base) / 2.6 (turbo) GHz|
|Hardware Encryption Engine (AES-NI)|
|System Memory||8 GB DDR4 ECC SO-DIMM|
|Memory Module Pre-installed||8GB (1 x 8GB)|
|Total Memory Slots||2|
|Memory Expandable up to||32 GB (16 GB x 2)|
|Maximum Drive Bays with Expansion Unit||30|
|Compatible Drive Type*|
|Maximum Internal Raw Capacity||72 TB (12 TB drive x 6) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)|
|Maximum Raw Capacity with Expansion Units||360 TB (12 TB drive x 30) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)|
|Maximum Single Volume Size|
|Hot Swappable Drive|
|RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port||4 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)|
|USB 3.0 Port||3|
|PCIe Expansion||1 x Gen3 x8 slot (x8 link)|
|Notes||DS3018xs with M2D17 can only support M.2 SATA SSD. M.2 NVMe/AHCI PCIe SSD is not supported.|
|Notes||exFAT Access is purchased separately in Package Center.|
|Size (Height x Width x Depth)||166 mm x 282 mm x 243 mm|
|System Fan||92 mm x 92 mm x 2 pcs|
|Fan Speed Mode|
|Easy Replacement System Fan|
|Brightness adjustable front LED indicators|
|Noise Level*||25.5 dB(A)|
|Scheduled Power On/Off|
|Wake on LAN/WAN|
|Power Supply Unit / Adapter||250W|
|AC Input Power Voltage||100V to 240V AC|
|Power Frequency||50/60 Hz, Single Phase|
|Power Consumption*||126.89 W (Access) 56.92 W (HDD Hibernation)|
|British Thermal Unit||433.27 BTU/hr (Access) 194.35 BTU/hr (HDD Hibernation)|
|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|
|Maximum Internal Volume Number||1024|
|Maximum iSCSI Target Number||64|
|Maximum iSCSI LUN||512|
|iSCSI LUN Clone/Snapshot, Windows ODX|
|SSD Read/Write Cache (White Paper)|
|Supported RAID Type|
|Volume Expansion with Larger HDDs|
|Volume Expansion by Adding a HDD|
|Global Hot Spare Supported RAID Type|
|File Sharing Capacity|
|Maximum Local User Accounts||16000|
|Maximum Local Groups||512|
|Maximum Shared Folder||512|
|Maximum Shared Folder Sync Tasks||16|
|Maximum Concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP Connections||2000|
|Windows Access Control List (ACL) Integration|
|NFS Kerberos Authentication|
|High Availability Manager|
|Syslog Events per Second||1500|
|VMware vSphere 6 with VAAI|
|Windows Server 2012|
|Windows Server 2012 R2|
|Antivirus by McAfee (Trial)|
|Central Management System|
|Cloud Station Server|
|Maximum Number of Concurrently Connected Devices||2000|
|Maximum Number of Concurrently Connected Devices (with RAM expansion)||8000|
|Maximum Number of Synced Files (btrfs)||1,000,000 / single file reaction time 640 ms|
|Maximum Number of Synced Files (ext4)||1,000,000 / single file reaction time 387 ms|
|Virtual Machine Manager|
|Maximum Virtual DSM Number (Licenses required)||4 (including 1 Free License)|
|Maximum Concurrent Download Tasks||80|
|exFAT Access (optional)|
|MailPlus / MailPlus Server|
|Free Email Accounts||5|
|Recommended MailPlus Client Number||Up to 200 (Btrfs) / 200 (EXT4)|
|Maximum Server Performance||1,616,000 (Btrfs) / 1,782,000 (EXT4) emails per day, approx. 49.31 GB (Btrfs) / 54.38 GB (EXT4)|
|Maximum Simultaneous Editing Users||80|
|Maximum Snapshots per Shared Folder||1024|
|Maximum Snapshots of all Shared Folder||65536|
|Maximum IP cam (Licenses required)||75 (including 2 Free License)|
|Total FPS (H.264)*||2250 FPS @ 720p (1280x720) 1050 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080) 600 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536) 450 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944) 320 FPS @ 4K (3840x2160)|
|Total FPS (H.265)*||2250 FPS @ 720p (1280x720) 2250 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080) 1125 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536) 600 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944) 500 FPS @ 4K (3840x2160)|
|Total FPS (MJPEG)*||600 FPS @ 720p (1280x720) 360 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080) 240 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536) 192 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944)|
|Notes||Surveillance Station throughput is tested with Axis network camera, using continuous recording with live view from Surveillance Station and motion detection by camera. Live view and recording are sharing the same stream from the camera.|
|Video Transcoding||Group 1 - Type 1|
|Maximum Transcoding Channel Number||1 channel, 30 FPS @ 1080p(1920×1080), H.264 (AVC)/MPEG-4 Part 2 (XVID, DIVX5)/MPEG-2/VC-1|
|Environment & Packaging|
High-performance NAS server with scaling flexibility
Powered by a dual-core processor with AES-NI hardware encryption engine, Synology DiskStation DS3018xs is a brand new 6-bay NAS that comes with a PCIe slot and can be installed with a 10GbE network interface card or a dual M.2 SSD adapter card. SSD cache support enhances network speeds and boosts performance, allowing DS3018xs to meet data-intensive requirements.
Dual-core Turbo Boost up to 2.6 GHz
8GB DDR4 ECC RAM, up to 32GB
2,231 MB/s reading, 265,000 sequential IOPS reading
Up to 30 drives with two DX1215
Supercharge your storage with speedy performance
Equipped with dual-channel memory and a PCIe slot, DS3018xs supports installing the dual M.2 SSD adapter card, M2D17, or the 10GbE NIC, for high-IOPS system cache and ultra-fast data transmission respectively.
SSDDual M.2 SATA SSD slot, compatible with 2280/2260/2242 form factors
10GbE10GbE network capacity for bandwidth intensive environments
Note: M2D17 and 10GbE Network adapter card need to be purchased separately.
Next-generation file system for better data protection
The Btrfs file system introduces advanced storage technologies and optimized snapshots to prevent data corruption and reduce maintenance overhead. While ensuring high-level data integrity, it also offers flexible, efficient data protection and recovery tools.
Flexible Shared Folder/User Quota System provides comprehensive quota control on all user accounts and shared folders
Snapshot Replication provides schedulable and storage capacity-saving data protection with 1,024 shared folder backups and 65,000 system-wide snapshots
File or folder level data restoration makes data recovery fast and flexible
Automatic file self-healing detects and recovers corrupted files without user intervention
Fully certified storage virtualization solutions
Synology iSCSI storage fully supports most virtualization solutions to enhance work efficiency with easy management interface. VMware vSphere 6 and VAAI integration helps offload storage operations and optimizes computation efficiency. Windows Offloaded Data Transfer (ODX) speeds up data transfer and migration rate. OpenStack Cinder support turns your Synology NAS into a block-based storage component.
Digital asset protection
Powered by Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM), Synology NAS offers advanced security measures to protect against sudden data loss and potential security holes. Learn more
Analyzes system settings, password strength, network preferences, and removes any possible malware.
A kernel-level enhancement that blocks malicious programs from accessing unauthorized system resources.
AES 256-bit encryption
Encrypt shared folders and network data transmission to keep data from unauthorized access.
Prevent others from logging in to your DSM by generating a one-time password (OTP) on your mobile device.
Customize the trust level in Package Center to avoid installing packages from untrusted sources, safeguarding your NAS from unknown or tampered package files.
5 year warranty
Synology's 5-year limited warranty provides hardware replacement and technical support via email and telephone services, maximizing your enterprises' return on investment.
Synology Replacement Service (SRS)
SRS provides free shipment of replacement units as early as the next business day in selected regions1. Check service availability here.
Powered by Synology DSM
Manage multiple Synology NAS servers simultaneously on a centralized interface to increase business efficiency.
Secure, reliable, and private mail server solution with an intuitive and modern mail client.
Ensures seamless service transition between clustered servers in the event of a server failure.
Collaborate on spreadsheets and documents on your private cloud.
Provides schedulable and instantaneous data protection for shared folders and virtual machines on iSCSI LUNs in the event of disaster.
Complete surveillance solution for recording, monitoring, and management.
- 1Status indicator
- 2Alert indicator
- 3Drive status indicator
- 4Drive tray lock
- 5Power button and indicator
- 6LAN indicator
- 7USB 3.0 port
- 9Power port
- 10Kensington Security Slot
- 11Expansion port
- 121GbE RJ-45 port
- 13PCIe 3.0 slot
- 14USB 3.0 port
- 15Reset button
- Synology guarantees SRS response within the next business-day, and the actual shipping and turnover time is a "best-effort" based on replacement availability.
- Dual Core 2.2 GHz 2.2 (base) / 2.6 (turbo) GHz
- 1xGen3 x8 slot (x8 link)
- 100V to 240V AC
- Intel Pentium D1508
- 8 GB DDR4 ECC SO-DIMM
- RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port 4 (with Link Aggregation / Failover support)
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