Know all the changes of the new operating system

Requirements earlier than upgrading to DSM 7.0

The producer Synology has made a collection of suggestions earlier than updating the NAS server, one thing crucial as a result of we is not going to have all the companies and choices of the earlier model.

The very first thing to bear in mind is that, earlier than updating to DSM 7.0, we have to have DSM 6.2 or greater, that’s, we should replace from the newest “secure” model. We should additionally keep in mind that the obtain and set up of this new operating system can take as much as 20 minutes, plus the replace of the totally different packages that might take as much as 1 hour, relying on the {hardware} you’ve gotten in your NAS server, the quantity of recordsdata and the quantity of packages put in. To keep away from compatibility points, if in case you have Active Insight, Synology Photos, and Secure SignalIn put in throughout the beta model of DSM 7.0, it is best to replace them first to keep away from crashing.

Synology warns us that this new model of DSM 7.Zero consumes extra assets than the earlier one, as well as, in case your NAS has 1GB of RAM or much less, you’ll absolutely have efficiency issues as a result of it is rather near RAM. There are a quantity of Synology fashions that don’t enable replace through model notification, and you’ll have to obtain the replace from Synology Download Center. If you’ve gotten one of the following fashions, you’ll have to carry out the replace manually:

  • 15-Series: RS815RP +, RS815 +, RS815, DS2415 +, DS1815 +, DS1515 +, DS1515, DS715, DS415 +, DS415play, DS215 +, DS215j, DS115, DS115j
  • 14-Series: RS2414RP +, RS2414 +, RS814RP +, RS814 +, RS814, RS214, DS414, DS414slim, DS414j, DS214 +, DS214, DS214play, DS214se, DS114
  • 13-Series: DS2413 +, DS1813 +, DS1513 +, DS713 +, DS213

If you’ve gotten NAS servers of the FS, SA, XS / XS +, and DVA collection you’ll not have DSM 7.Zero but, till subsequent quarter they won’t have an replace, so you’ll have to preserve ready.

Important changes in DSM 7.0

This new model of DSM 7.Zero doesn’t help USB units equivalent to WiFi or Bluetooth adapters, nor does it help 3G / 4G modem, USB audio system or DTV, indisputably it will likely be an vital handicap. If you presently use these units, whenever you replace to the new model they are going to be disconnected and won’t work. Another vital side is that DSM 7.Zero is not suitable with the EXT3 file system, the regular factor at present is to make use of EXT4, nonetheless, if you happen to come from far behind, earlier than updating it is best to make a backup copy of your volumes EXT3 and switch the knowledge as a result of it will not help it anymore.

This new model disables NTLMv1 by default and solely helps NTLMv2 by default, if you wish to change this conduct you are able to do it in the SMB configuration. Other changes made is that the SSD block-level cache for LUNs is not supported, and neither are NT4 domains, Python3 help has additionally been withdrawn in its authentic package deal and now it has been built-in into the operating system immediately.

If you utilize EZ-Internet, you are actually in the «Router configuration» management panel, if you happen to use DDNS (Dynamic DNS), all these companies have been withdrawn: CloudNS, DNO-O-Matic, DNSEXIT, Dynamic DO !. jp, Joker.com, RU-CENTER, TwoDNS.de, Variomedia, Zoneedit.com, so you’ll have to change suppliers. The connection to the NAS server through QuickConnection is protected with an SSL certificates, and the area will use a Let’s Encrypt certificates. Lastly, changing video to FLV and MP4 is not going to be supported on numerous fashions.

What’s new on this new operating system

In this new model of DSM 7.Zero we’ve got a new storage supervisor the place we may have all the things higher organized and simpler to grasp, we’ve got enhancements in usability and in addition when performing totally different actions. We will even discover new options in the storage units, volumes and disks, for instance, the «Fast Repair» operate has been integrated that can enable us to restore a RAID in a lot much less time, nonetheless, the checklist of changes concerning storage is sort of deep, all with the purpose of bettering knowledge integrity.

The SSD cache at present is essential to hurry up the studying and writing of knowledge on NAS servers, now it’s doable to create and delete SSD cache with out interruption of system companies, software program has additionally been integrated to observe accesses E / S and supply extra exact capability suggestions, different changes embody the capability to place all BTRFS metadata into the SSD cache to enhance small file efficiency. Finally, the capability to allow computerized safety on multi-drive fault tolerant learn and write caches has been added.

In DSM 7.Zero we may have new monitoring techniques for the common standing of the NAS, the file system has been improved and in addition the file companies, the administration of customers and teams has additionally been improved, as well as, now we may have better safety by default, Since they’ve integrated TLS 1.three relating to entering into the administration of the NAS server, as well as, we will power sure customers and teams to activate two-step authentication. Finally, the consumer expertise has been vastly improved with the new DSM 7.0 operating system.

We advocate you entry the DSM 7.0 changelog the place you will see all the particulars.