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Synology DS3018xs 6-Bay NAS Enclosure

CCL Code: NAS0258
Manufacturer Code: DS3018XS
Manufacturer: Synology
Synology DS3018xs 6-Bay NAS Enclosure

Powerful 6-bay NAS designed for work-intensive businesses

Key Features:

  • Number of Bays: 6
  • Max Drive Capacity: 10TB
  • Max Total Capacity: 60TB
  • Accepts 2.5 & 3.5" Hard Drives
  • Desktop Form Factor

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Main Features

  • Powerful 6-bay NAS optimized for dataintensive applications in small and medium business
  • Ultra-high performance of over 2,231 MB/s sequential reading and 265,000 sequential IOPS reading
  • Dual-core CPU with AES-NI and 8GB (up to 32GB) DDR4 ECC SO-DIMM RAM
  • PCIe 3.0 slot for optional 10GbE add-on card or M2D17 adapter card3 for dual M.2 SSD as cache
  • Four built-in 1GbE (RJ-45) ports supporting failover and Link Aggregation
  • 3 x USB 3.0 ports and 2 x expansion ports
  • Scalable up to 30 drives with two DX1215 expansion units
  • Advanced Btrfs file system offering 65,000 system-wide snapshots and 1,024 snapshots per shared folder
  • Backed with SRS, Synology's nextbusiness-day replacement service


Warranty Five years, limited.
Form Factor Desktop
Case Colour Black
Pack Quantity 1
In The Box DS3018xs main unit x 1, Quick Installation Guide x 1, Accessory pack x 1, AC power cord x 1, RJ-45 LAN cable x 2
Width 28.2 cm
Depth 24.3 cm
Height 16.6 cm
Weight 5.2 kg
Security Locking Mechanics Kensington Security Slot
LED Status Indicators Brightness adjustable front LED indicators
Enclosure type Adapter


CPU Type Intel Celeron
CPU Family Intel Pentium (Dual Core)
Processor Number D-1508
CPU Speed 1.5 GHz


PCI Express Slot 1 x PCI Express x8 Slots
Expansion Slots (Free) 2


Memory Size 8192 MB
Maximum RAM 32 GB


Hard Drive Interface SATA
Total Hard Disk Size 0 GB
Number of Hard Disks 0
Hard Disk Size 0 GB
RAID Support 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, JBOD
Number of Bays 6

Supported Formats

Supported File System Internal: Btrfs, ext4 • External: Btrfs, ext4, ext3, FAT, NTFS, HFS+, exFAT


USB Support USB3.0
USB 2.0/ USB3.0 No
RJ-45 Ports 4 x RJ-45
Expansion Port(s) 2

Network (Wired)

Network Connection 1GbE (RJ45)


Management Maximum single volume size: 108TB, Maximum internal volume: 1024, Maximum iSCSI target: 64, Maximum iSCSI LUN: 512, iSCSI LUN clone/snapshot support
Security Firewall, Encryption shared folder, SMB encryption, FTP over SSL/TLS, SFTP, Rsync over SSH, Login auto block, Let's Encrypt support, HTTPS (Customizable cipher suite)
Backup Facilities Hyper Backup: Support local backup, network backup, and backup data to public clouds • Active Backup for Server: Centralize data backup for Windows and Linux servers without client installation • Backup tool: DSM configuration backup, macOS Time Machine support, Cloud Station Backup Shared folder sync - maximum task number: 16
Software Included (may be trial or restricted) iOS/Android applications: DS audio, DS cam, DS cloud, DS file, DS finder, DS get, DS note, DS photo, DS video, MailPlus • Windows Phone applications: DS audio, DS file, DS finder, DS get, DS photo, DS video
Supported Web Browsers Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer 10 onwards, Safari 10 onwards; Safari (iOS 10 onwards), Chrome (Android 6.0 onwards)
Language Selection English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Dansk, Norsk, Svensk, Nederlands, Polski, Magyar, Português do Brasil, Português Europeu, Türkçe, Cesk
File Sharing Maximum local user account: 16,000 • Maximum local group: 512 • Maximum shared folder: 512 • Maximum concurrent SMB/NFS/AFP/FTP connection: 2000

System Requirements

Operating Systems Supported Windows 7 and 10, Mac OS X 10.11 onwards


Power Supply 250W
Electrical Voltage 100 to 240 V AC
Electrical Power Consumption 126.89 W
Electrical Frequency 50 to 60 Hz
Cooling System Full-Speed Mode • Cool Mode • Quiet Mode
Power Saving Capabilities Scheduled Power On/Off • Wake on LAN/WAN
System Fans 2 x 92mm Cooling Fans


Operating Temperature 5 to 40 °C
Noise Level (full operating mode) 25.5 dbA
Relative Humidity 5 to 95 %
Altitude (Operating) 3048 m

Key Features

Total Bay Capacity (SATA) 60 TB
Disk Form Factor 2.5 & 3.5
PC Connection Type Ethernet 1Gbps
HDD Connection SATA III
Maximum Supported Drive Capacity 10 TB
Supports RAID 0 Yes
Supports RAID 1 Yes
Supports RAID 1+0 Yes
Supports RAID 5 Yes
Supports RAID 6 Yes
Supports JBOD Yes
Supports Manufacturer-specific RAID No
NAS Hard Drive SetID 92

Item Details

Manufacturer Synology
Manufacturer Code DS3018XS
EAN 4711174722778
Condition New

Manufacturer Information

Manufacturer Synology
Manufacturer Code DS3018XS

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