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Asustor AS6302T 2-Bay Consumer NAS Review

By: Tyler Bernath | SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: Nov 12, 2018 4:00 pm
TweakTown Rating: 88%Manufacturer: Asustor

Tyler's Test System Specifications

 

 

 

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ACC has always been the preferred method for setting up your AS6302T. The software will search for your NAS within the network and aide in initializing.

 

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Pushing through initialization, we start by setting up ADM, the underlying OS for Asustor NAS. The 6302T uses ADM 3.1.

 

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It does take a few minutes to get through setup, each step gets a check once complete.

 

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ADM 3.1 offers the same desktop we have seen in the past. Icons separate the OS into categories.

 

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Access Control allows you to setup users, groups along with managing LDAP and shared folders.

 

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Activity Monitor allows you to check in on system usage.

 

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App Central gives access to tons of applications, the most popular being Plex, Web Browser and Download Center.

 

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Backup and Restore houses all your options for replication, external backup, and cloud options.

 

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The external device manager allows you to setup drives, printers, Wi-Fi dongles even optical drives.

 

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Moving to services, we have support for CIFS, AFP, and NFS. Further, we have FTP, WebDAV, and Bonjour support.

 

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Settings goes a bit deeper with everything from network, to hardware and energy options.

 

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Storage manager allows you to check in on your drive health along with capacity. If you use IronWolf drives, you get a higher level of detail on the drive health.

 

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System info gives detail on the components along with Dr Asustor if you have an issue with the NAS.

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