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A Deep Dive Into QNAP NAS Software - Network Services

QNAP has one of the most useful NAS menu systems available. Today Chris takes us through the ins and outs of this powerful package.

| SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: Mar 15, 2010 1:55 pm
Manufacturer: QNAP

Network Services

 

The Network Services area is where you will be able to configure your additional network features that allow for advanced network functionality.

 

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The over view page shows gives us links to the area settings.

 

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Windows users will want to set this page up so it works with their system seamlessly. Here you name your workgroup or domain.

 

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Apple users will want to go in and configure the Zone settings.

 

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The NFS Service can be enabled in this section for users of advanced networks.

 

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FTP Services have been around for what seems like the beginning of time. Here you can setup your connections and port ranges.

 

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If you still use it then QNAP most likely still have an option for it. Here we see the Telnet and SSH options.

 

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SNMP has a few settings that you can setup as well.

 

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It is possible to use your QNAP NAS as a web server. This feature comes in very handy when developing a new website. You are even able to setup a PHP.ini file which makes setting up Joomila and other software much easier.

 

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UPnP Service is a favorite around the house with consoles like the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 being able to stream media over the network. Bonjour is also available for Apple users.

 

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