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Synology Announces DiskStation Manager 5.2 Official Release

Synology has announced the official release of its award-winning NAS operating system, the DiskStation Manager (DSM) 5.2.

“DSM 5.2 empowers home and professional users with new tools and technologies to solve their everyday needs and improve productivity,” said Derren Lu, CEO of Synology Inc. “We express our appreciation to the loyal users who participated in the DSM 5.2 Beta Program, helping to make this the best version yet.”

Some of the new features introduced in DSM 5.2 include:

  • More customizable and encrypted cloud syncing – providers now include Amazon S3, SFR, hicloud, Megafon Disk, Yandex Disk and WebDAV cloud storage sites
  • AppArmor and SMB3 encryption security – better security around packaged apps and data protection as it moves around the network
  • Adaptive Load Balancing (ALB) support for Link Aggregation/failover – support for a range of Link Aggregation modes without the need for a server grade switch

You can get a full list of software specifications from the Synology website.

The update is available now for download for the following supported models:

  • 15-series: RS815(RP)+, RS815, DS3615xs, DS2415+, DS2015xs, DS1815+, DS1515+, DS1515, DS415+, DS415play, DS215j, DS115, DS115j
  • 14-series: RS3614xs+, RS3614(RP)xs, RS2414(RP)+, RS814(RP)+, RS814, RS214, DS414, DS414j, DS414slim, DS214+, DS214, DS214play, DS214se, DS114, EDS14
  • 13-series: RS10613xs+, RS3413xs+, DS2413+, DS1813+, DS1513+, DS713+, DS413, DS413j, DS213+, DS213, DS213air, DS213j
  • 12-series: RS3412(RP)xs, RS2212(RP)+, RS812(RP)+, RS812, RS212, DS3612xs, DS1812+, DS1512+, DS712+, DS412+, DS212+, DS212, DS212j, DS112+, DS112, DS112j
  • 11-series: RS3411(RP)xs, RS2211(RP)+, RS411, DS3611xs, DS2411+, DS1511+, DS411+II, DS411+, DS411, DS411j, DS411slim, DS211+, DS211, DS211j, DS111
  • 10-series: DS1010+, RS810+, RS810RP+, DS410, DS410j, DS710+, DS210+, DS210j, DS110+, DS110j

Synology also noted that this will be the last update for the 10-series range as they are considered end of life having been released 5+ years ago.

Photos courtesy of Synology…

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