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Build your own Cloud with QNAP Network Attached Storage - Remote Access via myQNAPcloud

Build your own Cloud with QNAP Network Attached Storage

Building your own personal cloud? We take a look at some of the many services built-into your NAS appliance from QNAP. Let's go!

| Guides | Posted: Dec 26, 2013 2:02 am

Remote Access via myQNAPcloud

 

"myQNAPcloud" is a service made available by QNAP that enables users to publish the contents of their NAS over the internet via DDNS.

 

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Getting started with myQNAPcloud is rather simple. From the app inside QTS, we click the get started button to begin the process.

 

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In the next few steps, we will sign up for a free myQNAPcloud account, register our NAS with the system and enable what services we would like published.

 

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The first step is creating an account with QNAP.

 

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Here we setup the name for the DDNS service.

 

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From here the NAS takes over and configures network components including the router for the service.

 

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About 3- 5 minutes later setup has finished and we are ready to connect to our NAS from the internet.

 

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Above, you can see I have publish the Wed Administration, File Server and Web Server to my account. As I said, you can choose which services you would like access to on the go.

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