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Promise Atlas S8+ Thunderbolt 3 Review

By: Tyler Bernath | SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: 1 week, 5 days ago
TweakTown Rating: 86%Manufacturer: Promise

Web Management

 

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After connecting power and Ethernet, firing up the unit and going to the WebGUI setup address, we are greeted with the image above. This allows you to choose between a quick or customized setup

 

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Moving through setup, we first start with system name, password and time setup.

 

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Next up is the setup of LAN settings and DNS, you can use DHCP if available.

 

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The storage menu gives you access to the setup of your volumes in RAID. Optionally you can setup the pool for media streaming or database work to gain performance.

 

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The desktop is very similar to the QSan, we looked at a month or so ago. We have a dock at the bottom with recycle and control panel while icons for file manager, backup and monitor reside on the desktop.

 

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On the right side of the desktop, you can open up the status menu that gives you real-time analytics for resources, network usage, and storage throughput.

 

 

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Control panel offers an array of options separated into four categories. At the bottom, we have file services and binding options along with Time Machine. The File sharing section gives access to creating users and groups and storage allows you to setup disks, pools and volumes along with SSD cache, deduplication, and iSCSI.

 

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Resource monitor offers a look at hardware information including fan speed, drive, and enclosure health.

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