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Synology RackStation RS217 2-Bay NAS Enclosure

CCL Code: NAS0297
Manufacturer Code: RS217
Manufacturer: Synology
Synology RackStation RS217 2-Bay NAS Enclosure

Key Features:

  • Number of Bays: 2
  • Max Drive Capacity: 12TB
  • Max Total Capacity: 24TB
  • Accepts 2.5 & 3.5" Hard Drives
  • Rackmount Form Factor

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Synology RackStation RS217 is a 2-bay rackmount NAS powered by a dual-core CPU with hardware encryption engine and comes with dual 1GbE LAN ports, providing excellent network performance and rich business features. RS217 comes in a compact 1U 2-bay rackmount chassis less than 12 inches deep and can be easily deployed in a 2-post or wall-mount rack, ideal for businesses where space is at a premium. File Station is a web-based, fast and secure management tool built to allow easy, drag-and-drop operation without requiring any complex setup on Mac or PC. Advanced search and filtering tools allow for easy organization and sharing of files with just a link. Supports SMB, FTP, AFP, NFS, WebDAV, compatible with any environment. Cloud Station Suite provides real-time data synchronization across all your devices, such as computers, mobile devices, and other Synology NAS whenever a file is modified. Intelliversioning keeps the most important file versions to better utilize storage space. Office is a collaboration package combining the convenience and usability of public clouds with the data privacy and security guaranteed by private clouds. It allows you to work seamlessly together on documents and spreadsheets in a protected environment.

Main Features

  • Compact 2-bay rackmount NAS for your small office or business
  • Encryption performance improved by 214% to 113.09 MB/s in reading and 67.68 MB/s in writing
  • Outstanding performance at 210.87 MB/s in reading and 127.51 MB/s in writing
  • Dual-core CPU with hardware encryption engine
  • Dual 1GbE LAN with failover and Link Aggregation support
  • 12 inch depth to fits in 2-Post Racks and Wall Mount Racks
  • Features SuperSpeed USB 3.0 and eSATA ports for fast data transmission
  • Hot-swappable hard drive tray design
  • High endurance design allowing for operating temperatures up to 50°C (122°F)


Warranty 3 years warranty
Form Factor Rackmount
Case Colour Black
Pack Quantity 1
In The Box RS217 Main Unit X 1 • Quick Installation Guide X 1 • Accessory Pack X 1 • AC Power Cord X 1
Width 43.56 cm
Depth 29.13 cm
Height 4.4 cm
Weight 3.46 kg
Enclosure type Rackmount


CPU Family Marvell Armada
Processor Number ARMADA 385
CPU Speed 1.3 GHz


Memory Size 0.5 MB
Memory Type DDR3


RAID Support Synology Hybrid RAID • Basic • JBOD • RAID 0 • RAID 1
Total Bay Capacity 20 TB
Number of Bays 2

Storage: Included Array

RAID Format Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR), Basic, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1

Supported Formats

Supported File System Internal: EXT4 • External: EXT4, EXT3, FAT, NTFS, HFS+ (read only), exFAT


USB Support USB3.0
USB 2.0/ USB3.0 No
RJ-45 Ports 2 x RJ-45
USB Ports 1 x USB 2.0 • 2 x USB 3.0
eSATA Ports 1 x eSATA

Network (Wired)

Network Card Data Link Protocol Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethenet
Network Card Speeds 10/100/1000 Mbps
Network Protocols CIFS, AFP, NFS, FTP, WebDAV, CalDAV, iSCSI, Telnet, SSH, SNMP, VPN (PPTP, OpenVPN , L2TP)


Management Maximum single volume size: 16TB, Maximum internal volume: 256, Maximum iSCSI Target: 10, Maximum iSCSI LUN: 10
Security FTP over SSL/TLS, IP auto-block, firewall, encrypted network backup over Rsync, HTTPS connection
Backup Facilities Network backup; local backup; desktop backup; configuration backup; OS X Time Machine; backup data to public cloud; shared folder sync - maximum task number: 4
Software Included (may be trial or restricted) Synology Web Assistant, Cloud Station Drive, Cloud Station Backup, Cloud Sync Decryption Tool, Evidence Integrity Authenticator, Photo Station Uploader
Supported Web Browsers Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer 9 onwards, Safari 8 onwards, Safari (iOS 7 onwards on iPad), Chrome (Android 4.0 onwards on tablets)
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: 2,048 • Maximum local group: 256 • Maximum shared folder: 256 • Maximum Shared Folder Sync Tasks: 2 • Maximum concurrent CIFS/AFP/FTP connection: 128 • Syslog Events per Second: 100

System Requirements

Operating Systems Supported Windows 7 onwards and Mac OS X 10.10 onwards


Certifications FCC Class A • CE Class A • BSMI Class A • RoHS


Power Supply 100W Power Supply
Electrical Voltage 100 to 240 V AC
Electrical Power Consumption 21.25 W
Electrical Frequency 50 to 60 Hz
Cooling System Cool Mode • Quiet Mode
Power Saving Capabilities Scheduled power on/off • Wake on LAN/WAN
System Fans 3 x (40mm x 40mm)


Operating Temperature 5 to 50 °C
Noise Level (full operating mode) 25.8 dbA
Relative Humidity 5 to 95 %

Key Features

Total Bay Capacity (SATA) 24 TB
Disk Form Factor 2.5 & 3.5
PC Connection Type Ethernet 1Gbps
HDD Connection SATA III
Maximum Supported Drive Capacity 12 TB
Supports RAID 0 Yes
Supports RAID 1 Yes
Supports JBOD Yes
NAS Hard Drive SetID 106

Item Details

Manufacturer Synology
Manufacturer Code RS217
EAN 4711174722297
UPC 846504002290
Condition New

Manufacturer Information

Manufacturer Synology
Manufacturer Code RS217

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