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Synology releases DSM 7.2.1-69057 OS update

If you’re using a Synology NAS, you may already be rocking the latest version of the DiskStation Manager operating system. But not all NAS may be configured for automatic updates and some enclosures require manual input, which is where our guide covering the DSM 7.2.1-69057 update comes in handy. Here’s all you need to know.

What’s included in DSM 7.2.1-69057

This update is fairly substantial, including various security vulnerability patches and a fix for an issue where one is unable to sign out of Synology Account. There are a few notable changes, including the setting of new passwords for new users via email links. Find the full changelog below:

Changes

  • NFS clients can now access information on shared folder quotas.
  • Storage Manager has been modularized into a package to provide better system maintenance and update flexibility.
  • Supports password setting by new users via links provided in emails.

Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where Synology Account could not be signed out.
  • Fixed a security vulnerability regarding Ghostscript (CVE-2023-36664).
  • Fixed a security vulnerability regarding Sudo (CVE-2023-22809).
  • Fixed a security vulnerability regarding OpenSSL (CVE-2023-1255).
  • Fixed a security vulnerability regarding Zlib (CVE-2023-37434).

Please note that this update is being released as part of a staged rollout, so fear not if you’re not yet seeing it available for your Synology NAS.

How to install this Synology DSM update

Synology DiskStation 7.1 Updater
Updating DiskStation Manager 7.1. (Source: NAS Master)

Installing this latest release of DiskStation Manager 7 couldn’t be easier. We’d recommend checking the list of supported models from Synology to ensure you’re eligible for the software upgrade. Then it’s time to prep your enclosure by backing up all your data.

By using the very latest and best NAS from Synology, you should be good to go with DSM 7.2.1-69057. Your Synology NAS should automatically download and install this update without any input from yourself unless you’re using one of the following NAS:

  • FS Series: FS3017, FS2017, FS1018
  • XS Series: RS18016xs+, RS4017xs+, RS3617xs+, RS3617xs, RS3617RPxs, RS18017xs+, DS3617xs, DS3617xsII, DS3018xs
  • Plus Series: RS2416RP+, RS2416+, DS916+, DS716+II, DS716+, DS216+II, DS216+, DS1817+, DS1517+, RS2818RP+, RS2418RP+, RS2418+, RS818RP+, RS818+, DS1618+, DS918+, DS718+, DS218+, RS1219+
  • Value Series: DS416, DS416play, DS216, DS216play, DS116, RS816, DS1817, DS1517, RS217, DS418play
  • J Series: DS416slim, DS416j, DS216j, DS418j, DS218j, DS419slim, DS119j

Synology has stated that even newer NAS may not alert owners of the available update should it deem it an unnecessary upgrade. If you’d like to install it manually, here are the steps to do so on a Synology NAS:

  1. Back up your NAS!
  2. Visit Synology Download Center.
  3. Select your NAS model using the drop-down menus.
  4. Click on All Downloads under DSM 7.2.
  5. Click on DSM 7.2.1-69057.
  6. Select the corresponding folder that matches your NAS.
  7. Log into your NAS.
  8. Go to Control Panel > Update & Restore > Manual DSM Update.
  9. Click Browse and select the downloaded DSM 7.2 update file.
  10. Click OK to update DSM.
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