Synology has released an update for Disk Station Manager version 6.1.3. Synology DSM is the management software that runs on several of the company’s NAS products. The Disk and Rack Stations offer more than just extra storage space. For example, backups of all clients on the network can be made and files can be downloaded via http, ftp, bittorrent, usenet and emule, so that, for example, energy-hungry PCs can switch off at night while the download just comes in. Furthermore, audio and video files can be streamed over the network via the built-in iTunes server, a dynamic website can be hosted using PHP and MySQL and the device can act as a print server.
In order to install version 6.1, at least version 6.0 must be present. Furthermore, it is only suitable for the NAS models whose type number ends with 11 or higher. For the other conditions and the different downloads, look at this page. Version 6.1 includes the ability to encrypt shared folders, the NAS itself can detect and fix errors when using the Btrfs file system, and some components are converted to separate modules, including USB Copy, File Station and File indexing. However, most of the improvements in version 6.1 only affect the heavier models. The following improvements have also been made in this update:
- The update is expected to be available for all regions within the next few days, although the time of release in each region may vary slightly.
- This update will restart your Synology NAS.
- Fixed HDD hibernation issues to enhance HDD compatibility.
- Enhanced overall stability or iSCSI services.
- Fixed compatibility issues with VMware environments.
- Fixed multiple security vulnerabilities regarding Linux Kernel (CVE-2017-10661, CVE-2017-10662, CVE-2017-10663).
- Enhanced the stability of RAID 5, RAID 6, SHR and RAID F1.
|Version number||6.1.3 build 15152.4|