NAS with active directory server AD

Does Synology and Qnap have a NAS with active directory server AD?

Active Directory Server is an efficient tool that allows your Synology NAS to become a domain controller. With Active Directory Server, IT administrators can manage accounts and install specific programs or system updates on all computers in the office.

Account and Access Control

Manage accounts and access privileges of all members with an intuitive interface.

Auto-install Application

Deploy specific applications to any computer in the office without needing to leave the seat.

Windows RSAT Support

With Windows Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT), IT administrators can establish group policies to manage user accounts easily.

Single Sign-On

Access all the relevant services with one-time login. No repeated logins are needed anymore and the risk of account and password exposure is also reduced.

Roaming user profile

User can see the same workspace when they log in to their accounts even on different computers. This service is particularly applicable to businesses where computers are at every member’s disposal.

Applied Models

  • 18 series:FS1018, RS3618xs, RS818RP+, RS818+, RS2818RP+, DS3018xs, DS918+, DS718+, DS218+
  • 17 series:FS3017, FS2017, RS3617xs, RS3617RPxs, RS4017xs+, RS3617xs+, RS18017xs+, DS3617xs, DS1817+, DS1517+

How to Join QNAP NAS to Microsoft Active Directory (AD)?

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Connect the QNAP NAS to an LDAP Directory


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