Synology NAS DS211 & DS411j Review

Installation & Synology Assistant

Synology NAS DSx11j Shoot Out

Installation Process & Synology Assistant


A major aspect these products is the ease of use, starting from installation. After all we are living in an era where devices such as these are becoming common place in many (non technically minded people's) homes. Thankfully this is an area where we can commend Synology as the installation process was a breeze.

Synology NAS DSx11j Shoot Out     Synology NAS DSx11j Shoot Out

The installation CD is fully automated. Once the "Synology Assistant" is installed, all you have to do is open the application where it will locate your NAS on the local area network. You will be asked to locate the device's firmware on the CD however it is easily accessible. From here on the server is ready to use.

Synology NAS DSx11j Shoot Out

The Assistant offers other basic facilities such as the ability to add a network printer, map your NAS' Hard Disk volume to client machines as well as view real time information pertaining to CPU, LAN and Memory utilisation.

Synology NAS DSx11j Shoot Out

Synology Assistant barely scratches the surface of these NAS Servers' facilities. Let's press on...

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Most Recent Comments

16-11-2010, 07:07:50

tinytomlogan
Synology are back with a refreshed range of NAS devices. How will they perform?

Continue Reading

22-11-2010, 11:51:10

disik
Please provide us with a detailed images of PCB of DS411j and description of what's inside.

22-11-2010, 12:50:32

tinytomlogan
Quote:
Originally Posted by disik View Post

Please provide us with a detailed images of PCB of DS411j and description of what's inside.
Thats what the main review is for dude.

22-11-2010, 14:22:16

disik
I mean pictures and description of the PCB components, like RAM module - soldered on the board or inserted into a socket, ROM flash memory removable or not, etc., just like you did at http://www.overclock3d.net/reviews/storage/synology_ds710_2-bay_all-in-1_nas_server/3 review.

Thanks.
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