Synology DiskStation Manager 6.0 Beta

  • Virtualization & Enterprise Storage

    Today's organizations need to accommodate rapid business growth with minimal hardware investment. DSM 6.0 introduces Docker DSM and Virtual DSM, enabling businesses to consolidate multiple physical servers and build a reliable, multi-tenant environment on Synology NAS. In addition, refined storage solutions such as greater support for SSD cache, the new PetaSpace package, and data scrubbing protect your precious data while ensuring superior performance.

    Mail Service in Private Cloud

    The all new MailPlus and MailPlus Server packages allow your business to set up a secure, reliable, and private mail server, while giving your employees a modern mail client for receiving and sending messages. Best of all, MailPlus and MailPlus Server run on your Synology NAS, so there's no need to rely on third-party services. Keep absolute control over your data privacy.

    Data Protection

    Enterprises need an efficient data protection strategy to eliminate the risk of data loss. With the introduction of Snapshot & Replication, DSM 6.0 provides businesses with near-continuous data protection for best RPO, rapid point-in-time recovery for the lowest RTO, as well as multi-site replication for more comprehensive protection. In addition, Backup & Restore package can now back up data to all types of destination with multi-version ability.

    Your Own Collaboration Tools

    Whether you're calculating prices for a customer or keeping track of household expenses, having a Spreadsheet makes it much easier to collect and organize data. With the new SpreadSheet package, you can create, edit, and collaborate on spreadsheets with other people. In addition, Note Station lets you and your team accomplish even more tasks with new features, such as charts, presentation view, mail clipper, and much more. Save your documents in Synology NAS servers - collaboration is easier and safer than ever!

    Cloud & File Syncing

    These days, people want their files to be available all the time, no matter what device they use. With Cloud Station 4, it's easier than ever to synchronize files across multiple devices and build your private cloud. In addition, Cloud Sync offers more precise controls for syncing or backing up files from your Synology NAS to a host of cloud storage services.

    Network & Security

    To help protect critical data and other assets, DSM 6.0 brings new management and security tools, so Synology NAS can serve as the heart of your network strategy. Optimize network traffic with the new Load Balancer package, or analyze and defend your infrastructure from attack with the new Intrusion Prevention package. Tackle authentication challenges DSM 6.0's support for the 802.1X protocol.


    In DSM 6.0, Synology focuses on optimizing your multimedia experience with thoughtful and powerful features, as well as integrating popular third party devices and applications. The redesigned Video Station with offline transcoding allows you to watch movies anytime, anywhere. In addition, select multimedia mobile apps with support for Windows 10 and Apple Watch ensure you enjoy a smooth experience on different devices.

    Powerful Content Indexing

    Synology empowers you to achieve more, while reducing time and resource consumption. DSM 6.0 introduces a powerfully comprehensive, yet extremely efficient, search feature allowing you to quickly reach all your data. Running on all servers compatible with DSM 6.0, DSM's full content search indexes more than 700 file formats, including office documents, and covers metadata of media files for an even more in-depth search experience. Learn more about file sharing and management

    64-bit Architecture

    DSM 6.0 switches to 64-bit computing to ensure you always benefit from the most popular and efficient architecture, in a completely transparent fashion. This allows your DiskStation to process parallel processes more efficiently, so you can do more in the same amount of time. In addition, 64-bit architecture enables more available RAM on new models in the future.


    With DSM 6.0, Synology delivers a leaner system architecture by modularizing a greater number of non-essential applications. Separating more applications from DSM brings numerous benefits, such as maximized uptime by reducing unnecessary system updates, flexible development of individual applications, reduced patch size, lighter system burden, and much more.

    Btrfs File System

    The Snapshot and Replication technology that comes with the advanced Btrfs file system reduces the impact of massive reading / writing on hard drives and high bandwidth consumption caused by traditional backup, while allowing for flexible point-in-time recovery of files - instant protect your data with state-of-the-art data snapshot technology.


    One of Synology's core beliefs is that advanced storage and applications should be easy to use and available to more people. That’s why DSM 6.0 introduces new accessibility features to help visually impaired users navigate DSM, manage files in File Station, and change settings in Control Panel using screen reader software NVDA and Firefox.


  • Beta 2 has released today.

  • @scottalanmiller Wow! Sounds like maybe it will release soon 🙂

  • With the new partner pricing, maybe I'll have to finally get one of these bad boys to play with.

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