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Synology RS3617xs NAS Rack (2U) Ethernet LAN Black,Grey

Intel Xeon E3-1230 v2, 64-bit, 4 GB DDR3 ECC, 2.5/3.5" SATA, LAN, DiskStation Manager
SKU: 710-1205
Manufacturer part number: RS3617XS/48TB-RED PRO
EAN: 5051868516894
Brand: Synology
Availability: 2 available to order

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High-performance NAS server

RS3617xs delivers high performance at over 3,263 MB/s sequential throughput and 333,941 IOPS under a RAID 5 configuration with 10GbE Link Aggregation. Equipped with 4GB DDR3 ECC RAM (upgradeable to 32GB), RS3617xs ensures data accuracy when handling high-value data and mission-critical tasks across large-scale businesses.

Scale on demand

As your data storage needs grow, RS3617xs can be connected to a dedicated RX1217/RX1217RP expansion unit, allowing you to expand storage capacity up to 36 drives without disrupting service. The high-bandwidth expansion cable ensures speedy data transmission between the main server and expansion unit. Go to the RX1217/RX1217RP product page.

10GbE network capability

In addition to the default four Gigabit ports, RS3617xs comes with dual PCIe 3.0 x8 slots that supports up to two 10GbE Network Interface Cards (NIC), maximizing bandwidth and meeting high performance requirements for data-intensive applications.

Reliable redundancy mechanisms

RS3617xs comes with comprehensive redundancy mechanisms to ensure business continuity. Built-in four LAN ports with failover provides the reliable redundancy in the event of unexpected network failure. The high reliability system design including fan-less CPU heat-sink and passive cooling technologies prevents single point of failure.

Hardware encryption engine enhances file transfer speeds

RS3617xs is equipped with an encryption engine which offloads encryption calculation tasks away from the main CPU. Thus, the CPU can be free for other important tasks. In addition, Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) on shared folders with hardware acceleration ensures security without compromising access performance, providing over 2,612MB/s in reading.

SSD cache technology

RS3617xs enables the combination of hard drives and read/write-optimized SSD cache, boosting throughput efficiently while minimizing cost per gigabyte. With full SSD cache reading and writing support, RS3617xs offers a significant reduction in I/O latency without crippling your budget. With only a small upfront investment, businesses can benefit from significant server performance enhancement.

5 year warranty

Synology RS3617xs is backed with Synology's 5-year limited warranty. With technical support and hardware replacement service, the five-year warranty maximizes your enterprises' return on investment. For the entire duration, you will enjoy technical support via e-mail and telephone.

Synology Replacement Service (SRS)

The Synology Replacement Service (SRS)* provides free shipment of replacement units as early as the next business day. SRS can expedite the process of replacing defective products and minimize service downtime.
* Available in selected countries. Click here for more information.

Award winning OS - DiskStation Manager

Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) is a sleek, browser-based operating system running on every DiskStation and RackStation, which makes managing your Synology NAS a breeze. Featuring an intuitive user interface, DSM makes accessing and sharing your data smarter and simpler. Synology's Package Center lets you download and install useful add-on packages designed specifically for individual or business needs, meaning you can enjoy more entertainment in your life or better productivity at work.

Fit into business environments easily

With the support of Windows AD, LDAP, and Domain Trust, RS3617xs enables seamless account integration. The User Home feature can automatically create a "home" folder for every user account to minimize the administrator's effort in repeatedly creating "home" folders for all accounts. Windows ACL support on RS3617xs allows IT administrators to fine tune access controls and set up privileges to files and folders on RS3617xs through the familiar Windows user interface. With compatibility for major protocols, RS3617xs can eliminate server configuration overhead and enhance IT administrators’ efficiency.

Next-generation data protection and integrity

When dealing with large-scale data storage, businesses require a solution that offers reliable backup and prevents file corruption. With support for the next-generation Btrfs file system, RS3617xs ensures information is stored with a high level of data integrity, while providing flexible and efficient data protection tools. See the white paper for more technical details regarding Btrfs and data protection.

Fast and efficient snapshots

Snapshots preserve the history of a shared folder allowing you to save up to 1024 backup copies for point-in-time recovery. Snapshots can be automatically captured up to every 5 minutes, without noticeably impacting system performance.

Metadata mirroring and survivability

Btrfs file system stores two copies of critical metadata on a volume, improving the availability and ensuring the integrity of your file system.

Corruption detection and correction

Btrfs generates checksums for data and metadata, and then verifies the checksums during each read process to ensure the integrity of the filesystem and files. If the file system discovers a mismatch, metadata will be repaired to keep file system consistent. In the meantime, corrupted files will be reported and logged.

Customizable quotas for shared folders


With Btrfs, you can specify a storage limit for each shared folder, making it possible to precisely control space consumption when multiple teams or departments save files on the same Synology NAS server.

Seamless storage solution for virtualization environments

RS3617xs provides seamless storage solutions for virtualization environments, including VMware, Citrix, and Microsoft Hyper-V. With VMware vSphere® & VAAI integration, RS3617xs helps offload specific storage operations and optimizes computation power in VMware environments. Windows ODX support speeds up data manipulation as the data transfer is offloaded. iSCSI also lets SMB users consolidate storage into data center storage arrays while providing hosts with the illusion of locally-attached disks.

Unified storage system

RS3617xs enables businesses to cost-effectively manage multi-protocol data by integrating file-level (NAS) and block-level (SAN) storage into one unified storage system. Files can be shared across Windows®, Mac®, and Linux® platforms seamlessly with comprehensive network protocol support (CIFS/SMB, AFP, and NFS). RS3617xs provides a cost-effective iSCSI solution, allowing large scale businesses to consolidate storage into data center storage arrays. With thin provisioning available for file-level iSCSI LUN, you can maximize storage utilization by oversubscribing provisions and grow storage space as needed.

Protection with LUN backup, snapshot, and clone

RS3617xs enhances the ease of moving and copying data in a virtualized environment with the features LUN Snapshot, clone, and replication. Synology’s LUN Clone and LUN Snapshot only consume 1/1000 of the original size highly optimizing storage usage. In addition, Synology's LUN Snapshot lets you create up 256 snapshots per LUN using point-in-time technology without having any impact on system performance. With better support to servers under VMware vSphere or Windows environment, IT managers can expect guaranteed VM status and data consistency through application-consistent snapshots. Learn more

Synology CMS (Central Management System)

For enterprises with more than one Synology NAS server, CMS offers the flexibility and convenience for IT administrators to manage all of them from a single point of entry. Through a simple interface, you can obtain a clear overview on resource consumption and logs, helping you identify any issue right away. With group policies, CMS can do much more for your daily tasks. Once a NAS joins a group, it will automatically adopt its rules and behave as intended, without extra configuration.

Increase business productivity with cloud solutions

With comprehensive cloud solutions, RS3617xs lets you create your own private cloud easily. Cloud Station is the perfect package to sync files across multiple devices. Files can be edited in offline mode and later synced to Cloud Station, which keeps up to 32 historical versions, allowing you to restore a file back to previous version or recover deleted files. With the mobile app DS cloud, any change made to a file is automatically synced to your smartphones and tablets. For distributed enterprises, Synology's 2-way sync between different DiskStations ensures employees at different locations share the same information in real-time. IT administrators can handpick individual folders that they want to sync to different devices, manually or automatically based on file format and size. Folders synced by Cloud Station can be encrypted on DSM — no one will be able to access its content without your private key.

Ensuring business continuity & reliability

Uninterrupted availability is a critical goal for all businesses. RS3617xs offers Synology High Availability (SHA) technology which combines an active and passive server into one cluster, the former always mirrored to the latter. Shared Folder Sync can replicate data in real-time to another Synology NAS at a remote location, giving your business the Recovery Time Objective (RTO) for prompt disaster recovery. With multiple LAN ports, RS3617xs also ensures redundancy in the event of unexpected network failure.



Secure your data

RS3617xs offers advanced security measures to protect you from potential security holes. Security Advisor analyzes system settings, password strength, network preferences and removes any possible malware. AppArmor blocks malicious programs from accessing unauthorized system resources. You can also customize the trust level in Package Center to avoid installing packages from untrusted sources, safeguarding your NAS from unknown or tampered files. In addition, RS3617xs provides other security add-ons, such as AES encryption, 2-Step verification, IP block & allow list, Antivirus packages, firewall, and DoS attack prevention.
High-performance NAS server

RS3617xs delivers high performance at over 3,263 MB/s sequential throughput and 333,941 IOPS under a RAID 5 configuration with 10GbE Link Aggregation. Equipped with 4GB DDR3 ECC RAM (upgradeable to 32GB), RS3617xs ensures data accuracy when handling high-value data and mission-critical tasks across large-scale businesses.

Scale on demand

As your data storage needs grow, RS3617xs can be connected to a dedicated RX1217/RX1217RP expansion unit, allowing you to expand storage capacity up to 36 drives without disrupting service. The high-bandwidth expansion cable ensures speedy data transmission between the main server and expansion unit. Go to the RX1217/RX1217RP product page.

10GbE network capability

In addition to the default four Gigabit ports, RS3617xs comes with dual PCIe 3.0 x8 slots that supports up to two 10GbE Network Interface Cards (NIC), maximizing bandwidth and meeting high performance requirements for data-intensive applications.

Reliable redundancy mechanisms

RS3617xs comes with comprehensive redundancy mechanisms to ensure business continuity. Built-in four LAN ports with failover provides the reliable redundancy in the event of unexpected network failure. The high reliability system design including fan-less CPU heat-sink and passive cooling technologies prevents single point of failure.

Hardware encryption engine enhances file transfer speeds

RS3617xs is equipped with an encryption engine which offloads encryption calculation tasks away from the main CPU. Thus, the CPU can be free for other important tasks. In addition, Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) on shared folders with hardware acceleration ensures security without compromising access performance, providing over 2,612MB/s in reading.

SSD cache technology

RS3617xs enables the combination of hard drives and read/write-optimized SSD cache, boosting throughput efficiently while minimizing cost per gigabyte. With full SSD cache reading and writing support, RS3617xs offers a significant reduction in I/O latency without crippling your budget. With only a small upfront investment, businesses can benefit from significant server performance enhancement.

5 year warranty

Synology RS3617xs is backed with Synology's 5-year limited warranty. With technical support and hardware replacement service, the five-year warranty maximizes your enterprises' return on investment. For the entire duration, you will enjoy technical support via e-mail and telephone.

Synology Replacement Service (SRS)

The Synology Replacement Service (SRS)* provides free shipment of replacement units as early as the next business day. SRS can expedite the process of replacing defective products and minimize service downtime.
* Available in selected countries. Click here for more information.

Award winning OS - DiskStation Manager

Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) is a sleek, browser-based operating system running on every DiskStation and RackStation, which makes managing your Synology NAS a breeze. Featuring an intuitive user interface, DSM makes accessing and sharing your data smarter and simpler. Synology's Package Center lets you download and install useful add-on packages designed specifically for individual or business needs, meaning you can enjoy more entertainment in your life or better productivity at work.

Fit into business environments easily

With the support of Windows AD, LDAP, and Domain Trust, RS3617xs enables seamless account integration. The User Home feature can automatically create a "home" folder for every user account to minimize the administrator's effort in repeatedly creating "home" folders for all accounts. Windows ACL support on RS3617xs allows IT administrators to fine tune access controls and set up privileges to files and folders on RS3617xs through the familiar Windows user interface. With compatibility for major protocols, RS3617xs can eliminate server configuration overhead and enhance IT administrators’ efficiency.

Next-generation data protection and integrity

When dealing with large-scale data storage, businesses require a solution that offers reliable backup and prevents file corruption. With support for the next-generation Btrfs file system, RS3617xs ensures information is stored with a high level of data integrity, while providing flexible and efficient data protection tools. See the white paper for more technical details regarding Btrfs and data protection.

Fast and efficient snapshots

Snapshots preserve the history of a shared folder allowing you to save up to 1024 backup copies for point-in-time recovery. Snapshots can be automatically captured up to every 5 minutes, without noticeably impacting system performance.

Metadata mirroring and survivability

Btrfs file system stores two copies of critical metadata on a volume, improving the availability and ensuring the integrity of your file system.

Corruption detection and correction

Btrfs generates checksums for data and metadata, and then verifies the checksums during each read process to ensure the integrity of the filesystem and files. If the file system discovers a mismatch, metadata will be repaired to keep file system consistent. In the meantime, corrupted files will be reported and logged.

Customizable quotas for shared folders


With Btrfs, you can specify a storage limit for each shared folder, making it possible to precisely control space consumption when multiple teams or departments save files on the same Synology NAS server.

Seamless storage solution for virtualization environments

RS3617xs provides seamless storage solutions for virtualization environments, including VMware, Citrix, and Microsoft Hyper-V. With VMware vSphere® & VAAI integration, RS3617xs helps offload specific storage operations and optimizes computation power in VMware environments. Windows ODX support speeds up data manipulation as the data transfer is offloaded. iSCSI also lets SMB users consolidate storage into data center storage arrays while providing hosts with the illusion of locally-attached disks.

Unified storage system

RS3617xs enables businesses to cost-effectively manage multi-protocol data by integrating file-level (NAS) and block-level (SAN) storage into one unified storage system. Files can be shared across Windows®, Mac®, and Linux® platforms seamlessly with comprehensive network protocol support (CIFS/SMB, AFP, and NFS). RS3617xs provides a cost-effective iSCSI solution, allowing large scale businesses to consolidate storage into data center storage arrays. With thin provisioning available for file-level iSCSI LUN, you can maximize storage utilization by oversubscribing provisions and grow storage space as needed.

Protection with LUN backup, snapshot, and clone

RS3617xs enhances the ease of moving and copying data in a virtualized environment with the features LUN Snapshot, clone, and replication. Synology’s LUN Clone and LUN Snapshot only consume 1/1000 of the original size highly optimizing storage usage. In addition, Synology's LUN Snapshot lets you create up 256 snapshots per LUN using point-in-time technology without having any impact on system performance. With better support to servers under VMware vSphere or Windows environment, IT managers can expect guaranteed VM status and data consistency through application-consistent snapshots. Learn more

Synology CMS (Central Management System)

For enterprises with more than one Synology NAS server, CMS offers the flexibility and convenience for IT administrators to manage all of them from a single point of entry. Through a simple interface, you can obtain a clear overview on resource consumption and logs, helping you identify any issue right away. With group policies, CMS can do much more for your daily tasks. Once a NAS joins a group, it will automatically adopt its rules and behave as intended, without extra configuration.

Increase business productivity with cloud solutions

With comprehensive cloud solutions, RS3617xs lets you create your own private cloud easily. Cloud Station is the perfect package to sync files across multiple devices. Files can be edited in offline mode and later synced to Cloud Station, which keeps up to 32 historical versions, allowing you to restore a file back to previous version or recover deleted files. With the mobile app DS cloud, any change made to a file is automatically synced to your smartphones and tablets. For distributed enterprises, Synology's 2-way sync between different DiskStations ensures employees at different locations share the same information in real-time. IT administrators can handpick individual folders that they want to sync to different devices, manually or automatically based on file format and size. Folders synced by Cloud Station can be encrypted on DSM — no one will be able to access its content without your private key.

Ensuring business continuity & reliability

Uninterrupted availability is a critical goal for all businesses. RS3617xs offers Synology High Availability (SHA) technology which combines an active and passive server into one cluster, the former always mirrored to the latter. Shared Folder Sync can replicate data in real-time to another Synology NAS at a remote location, giving your business the Recovery Time Objective (RTO) for prompt disaster recovery. With multiple LAN ports, RS3617xs also ensures redundancy in the event of unexpected network failure.



Secure your data

RS3617xs offers advanced security measures to protect you from potential security holes. Security Advisor analyzes system settings, password strength, network preferences and removes any possible malware. AppArmor blocks malicious programs from accessing unauthorized system resources. You can also customize the trust level in Package Center to avoid installing packages from untrusted sources, safeguarding your NAS from unknown or tampered files. In addition, RS3617xs provides other security add-ons, such as AES encryption, 2-Step verification, IP block & allow list, Antivirus packages, firewall, and DoS attack prevention.
Products specifications
Storage
Storage drives installed Yes
Installed storage drive type HDD
Number of storage drives installed 12
Total installed storage capacity 48000GB
Supported storage drive types HDD, SSD
Number of storage drives supported 12
Storage drive interface Serial ATA III
Storage drive capacity 4000GB
Storage drive size(s) 2.5", 3.5"
Hot-swap drive bays Yes
RAID support Yes
Supported file systems BTRFS, FAT, HFS+, NTFS, ext3, ext4
RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, JBOD
Processor
Thermal design power (TDP) 69W
Tcase 65.8 °C
System bus rate 5 GT/s
Stepping E1
Processor threads 8
Processor socket H2
Processor package size 37.5
Processor operating modes 64-bit
Processor lithography 22 nm
Processor codename Ivy Bridge
Processor code SR0P4
Processor cache type Smart Cache
Processor cache 8MB
Processor boost frequency 3.7GHz
PCI Express slots version 3.0
PCI Express configurations 1x16+1x4, 1x8+3x4, 2x8+1x4
ECC supported by processor Yes
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio) 33
CPU configuration (max) 1
Bus type DMI
Maximum internal memory supported by processor 32GB
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) 25.6 GB/s
Conflict Free processor No
Processor ARK ID 65732
Processor frequency 3.3GHz
Processor family Intel Xeon E3 v2
Processor model E3-1230V2
Processor cores 4
Memory
RAM capacity 4GB
RAM type DDR3
Maximum RAM supported 32GB
Memory slots 4
Networking
Link aggregation Yes
Ethernet LAN Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates 10Mbit/s, 100Mbit/s, 1000Mbit/s
Wi-Fi No
Wake-on-LAN ready Yes
Supported network protocols CIFS, AFP, NFS, FTP, WebDAV, CalDAV, iSCSI, Telnet, SSH, SNMP, VPN (PPTP, OpenVPN)
iSCSI support Yes
Ports & interfaces
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity 2
USB 2.0 ports quantity 2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports 4
Software
Operating system installed DiskStation Manager
Design
Cooling type Active
Fan diameter 8cm
Colour of product(s) Black, Grey
Number of fans 4 fan(s)
LED indicators Yes
Chassis type Rack (2U)
Technical details
Type NAS
Device class Large Enterprise Business
Backup function Yes
Number of users 16000 user(s)
Performance
Built-in FTP server Yes
On/off switch Yes
Windows operating systems supported Yes
Mac operating systems supported Yes
Linux operating systems supported Yes
Access Control List (ACL) Yes
Power
Power supply location Built-in
Power supply unit (PSU) capacity 500W
AC input voltage 100-240 V
AC input frequency 50/60 Hz
Number of power supply units 1
Weight & dimensions
Width 445 mm
Depth 570 mm
Height 88 mm
Packaging content
Quick installation guide Yes
Cables included AC
Processor special features
Thermal Monitoring Technologies Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
Intel® Smart Cache Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI) Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT) Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x) Yes
Intel TSX-NI version 0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version 1.00
Intel Flex Memory Access Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching Yes
Intel 64 Yes
Idle States Yes
Execute Disable Bit Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology Yes
Embedded options available No
Memory channels supported by processor Dual
Memory types supported by processor DDR3-SDRAM
Operational conditions
Storage temperature (T-T) -20 - 60 °C
Operating temperature (T-T) 5 - 35 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H) 5 - 95%
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified Yes
RoHS compliance Yes
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Products specifications
Storage
Storage drives installed Yes
Installed storage drive type HDD
Number of storage drives installed 12
Total installed storage capacity 48000GB
Supported storage drive types HDD, SSD
Number of storage drives supported 12
Storage drive interface Serial ATA III
Storage drive capacity 4000GB
Storage drive size(s) 2.5", 3.5"
Hot-swap drive bays Yes
RAID support Yes
Supported file systems BTRFS, FAT, HFS+, NTFS, ext3, ext4
RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, JBOD
Processor
Thermal design power (TDP) 69W
Tcase 65.8 °C
System bus rate 5 GT/s
Stepping E1
Processor threads 8
Processor socket H2
Processor package size 37.5
Processor operating modes 64-bit
Processor lithography 22 nm
Processor codename Ivy Bridge
Processor code SR0P4
Processor cache type Smart Cache
Processor cache 8MB
Processor boost frequency 3.7GHz
PCI Express slots version 3.0
PCI Express configurations 1x16+1x4, 1x8+3x4, 2x8+1x4
ECC supported by processor Yes
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio) 33
CPU configuration (max) 1
Bus type DMI
Maximum internal memory supported by processor 32GB
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max) 25.6 GB/s
Conflict Free processor No
Processor ARK ID 65732
Processor frequency 3.3GHz
Processor family Intel Xeon E3 v2
Processor model E3-1230V2
Processor cores 4
Memory
RAM capacity 4GB
RAM type DDR3
Maximum RAM supported 32GB
Memory slots 4
Networking
Link aggregation Yes
Ethernet LAN Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates 10Mbit/s, 100Mbit/s, 1000Mbit/s
Wi-Fi No
Wake-on-LAN ready Yes
Supported network protocols CIFS, AFP, NFS, FTP, WebDAV, CalDAV, iSCSI, Telnet, SSH, SNMP, VPN (PPTP, OpenVPN)
iSCSI support Yes
Ports & interfaces
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity 2
USB 2.0 ports quantity 2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports 4
Software
Operating system installed DiskStation Manager
Design
Cooling type Active
Fan diameter 8cm
Colour of product(s) Black, Grey
Number of fans 4 fan(s)
LED indicators Yes
Chassis type Rack (2U)
Technical details
Type NAS
Device class Large Enterprise Business
Backup function Yes
Number of users 16000 user(s)
Performance
Built-in FTP server Yes
On/off switch Yes
Windows operating systems supported Yes
Mac operating systems supported Yes
Linux operating systems supported Yes
Access Control List (ACL) Yes
Power
Power supply location Built-in
Power supply unit (PSU) capacity 500W
AC input voltage 100-240 V
AC input frequency 50/60 Hz
Number of power supply units 1
Weight & dimensions
Width 445 mm
Depth 570 mm
Height 88 mm
Packaging content
Quick installation guide Yes
Cables included AC
Processor special features
Thermal Monitoring Technologies Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
Intel® Smart Cache Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI) Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT) Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d) Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x) Yes
Intel TSX-NI version 0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version 1.00
Intel Flex Memory Access Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching Yes
Intel 64 Yes
Idle States Yes
Execute Disable Bit Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology Yes
Embedded options available No
Memory channels supported by processor Dual
Memory types supported by processor DDR3-SDRAM
Operational conditions
Storage temperature (T-T) -20 - 60 °C
Operating temperature (T-T) 5 - 35 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H) 5 - 95%
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified Yes
RoHS compliance Yes

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