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Does Synology support self-encrypting drives?

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I am looking into Samsung 840/850 EVO SSD drives and Seagate Enterprise Capacity ST6000NM0044 drives, which feature hardware-based self-encryption via ATA password. I wonder whether or not Synology DS1815+ alike can take advantage of this feature?
The following text is quoted from

Enabling AES Encryption
AES encryption is always active on an 840 or 840 Pro Series SSD. In order to benefit from the encryption feature, however, the user must enable an ATA password to limit access to the data. Failure to do so will render AES-encryption ineffective – akin to having a safe but leaving the door wide open. To set an ATA password, simply access the BIOS, navigate to the “Security” menu, enable “Password on boot” and set an “HDD Password.” Administrators also have the option of setting a “Master Password,” which can allow a lost user password (“HDD Password) to be recovered. The “Master Password” may also be used to unlock and/or erase the drive (depending on the settings), effectively destroying, and thus protecting, the data but allowing the drive to be reused. The setup procedure may differ slightly depending on the BIOS version installed on a particular machine. It is best to consult the user manual if there is any confusion.
Does any know what exactly do I need to do to enable self-encryption of Samsung 840 EVO on Synology DS1815+?
PS:
1. I understand Synology DSM provides only shared-folder-level software-based encryption, and does not support volume-level or disk(-group)-level encryption.
2. I also posted it on Synology forum, but do not anticipate any response there since appearance no one has been moderating their forum.
Thanks!
Pengkui
Edited by iprome

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