Wow, official forum has plummeted to new depths, so dipping my toe in here!
DS1517+ with 5x WD HDDs, 10GbE PCIe card (a Syno E10G18-T1).
Reasonably flat network:
- Router providing 2 LANs and 1 VLAN, firewall, DHCP and DNS
- NAS resides on main LAN with an assigned address of 10.0.1.45