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DNS-1250-04 and DNS-1250-06
NAS Systems
© 2011 D-Link, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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    User Manual DNS-1250-04 and DNS-1250-06 NAS Systems © 2011 D-Link, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents   Chapter 1: Introduction................1 About This Manual ................ 1     Protocol Support ................2     Hardware Specifications ............... 2     Client Utility OS Support ............... 3     Browser Support ................3       Chapter 2: Quick Setup................

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    Identifying Unconfigured Physical Drives ......20   Identifying Physical Drives Assigned to a Disk Array ..20   3.6.2 Back View ..............20     3.6.3 Component List .............. 21     Enclosure ................21   Controller ................21   Buzzer.................

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    3.7.2 Creating a Logical Drive..........35     Initializing a Disk Array............36   3.7.3 Disk Array Problems ............36     Disk Array Degraded............37   Disk Array Offline ..............37   3.7.4 Disk Array Management..........37     Locating a Disk Array............

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    Saving Events ..............52   3.8.6 Background Activity............52     Media Patrol................ 52   Redundancy Check ............53   Rebuild................53   Migration ................53   PDM ..................54   Transition ................55   Running a Background Activity ........... 55  ...

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    Setting-up Access Protection..........65   Setting-up an SSL Certificate ..........66   NAS Tab ..................66     3.9.1 Setup Wizard..............66     Using the Automatic Configuration Wizard ......66   Using the Advanced Configuration Wizard ......67   3.9.2 User Account Management..........

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    Amazon S3 Backup ............82   3.9.7 Plug-in Management............84     3.9.8 iSCSI Initiator Management ........... 85       Chapter 4: ShareCenterNAVI............... 86 Working with ShareCenterNAVI..........86     4.1.1 Opening the Main Window..........86     4.1.2 Choosing a Display Language ........

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    Main Window ..............100   Tray Icon ................100   4.3.2 Viewing a List of Share Folders ........101     4.3.3 Mounting a Share Folder / Creating a Network Drive .. 101     4.3.4 Un-mounting a Share Folder / Disconnecting a Network  ...

  • Page 9: Chapter 1: Introduction

    Chapter 1: Introduction About This Manual This User Manual describes how to setup, use, and maintain the DNS-1250-04 and DNS-1250-06 NAS systems. It also describes how to use:  ShareCenterNAVI software that you install and run on your PC  ShareCenter Pro configuration manager software that runs on the NAS systems by browser.

  • Page 10: Protocol Support

    Internal HDD Support 3.5" 3-Gb/s SATAII Hot Plug # of Bays 4 (DNS-1250-04)/ 6 (DNS-1250-06) Power Supply 250W (80 PLUS) 243(L)*188(W) *251(H) mm DNS-1250-06 9.56(L)*7.40(W)*9.88(H) in Dimensions 243(L)*188(W) *191(H) mm DNS-1250-04 9.56(L)*7.40(W)*7.52H) in For more information, visit the D-Link website at http://www.dlink.com/.

  • Page 11: Client Utility Os Support

    Client Utility OS Support The following operating systems support ShareCenterNAVI:  Windows XP 32/64 Bit  Windows Vista 32/64 Bit  Windows Server 2003 32/64 Bit  Windows Server 2008 32/64 Bit  Windows Server 2008 R2  Windows 7 32/64 Bit ...

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    Warning The fan contains hazardous moving parts. Keep fingers away. Caution Risk of explosion if the battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Important To configure the NAS system, you are advised to install ShareCenterNAVI. Please refer to the User’s Manual.

  • Page 13: Chapter 2: Quick Setup

    Chapter 2: Quick Setup Verifying Package Contents Open the shipping carton for the DNS-1250-04 or DNS-1250-06 and carefully remove and unwrap its contents.  D-Link DNS-1250-04 or DNS-1250-06  CD-ROM with Manual and Software  Quick Installation Guide  Power Cord ...

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    Item Function Description Green: Network active at 1000 Mb/s Ethernet Status LED Orange: Network active at 100 Mb/s Green: Drive is healthy Orange: Disk is rebuilding Disk Status LED Red: Disk error Flashing Green: Physical drive locate feature Disk Activity LED Flashing Green: Disk activity Green: System is healthy Orange: Disk array degraded...

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    Figure 2. DNS-1250-04 Rear View The DNS-1250-06 is similar. USB Connectors (4) VGA Connector RJ45 Network Connectors (2) System Cooling Power Connector Item Description USB Connectors For USB printer and flash drive backup RJ45 Network For Ethernet cable connection Connectors...

  • Page 16: Installing Physical Drives

    We highly recommend that you choose Enterprise Level HDDs to achieve the best data protection. You can populate the DNS-1250-04 and DNS-1250-06 NAS systems with SATA 1.5 Gb/s or 3.0 Gb/s physical drives. For optimal performance, install physical drives of the same model and capacity. Your physical drives become a RAID Volume on the NAS system.

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    Handle 2. Carefully lay the physical drive into the drive carrier and align the screw holes of the drive and carrier. Physical drive Physical drive power and data connector 3. Insert the screws through the holes in the drive carrier and into the sides of the physical drive.

  • Page 18: Connecting The Ethernet Cable

    Drive carrier Physical drive Screwdriver Mounting screw 4. Reinstall the drive carrier into the enclosure. 5. Repeat steps 1 through 4 until all of your physical drives are installed. Caution To avoid hand contact with an electrical hazard, remove only one drive carrier a time. Connecting the Ethernet Cable To connect the NAS system to your network: 1.

  • Page 19: Network Configuration With The Lcd Screen

     The System Status LED turns blue.  The buzzer beeps one time. Network Configuration with the LCD Screen The DNS-1250-04 and DNS-1250-06 NAS systems have an LCD screen on the front panel that enables you to monitor system status and configure the network.

  • Page 20: Configuration

    4. When you are done, choose OK and press the Enter button to apply the networking configuration. Configuration 2.6.1 Connecting to ShareCenter Pro To connect with the ShareCenter Pro configuration manager over your network: 1. Start your browser. 2. In the URL field, enter the default IP address http://192.168.0.32. 3.

  • Page 21: Choosing A Display Language

    2.6.2 Choosing a Display Language ShareCenter Pro displays in English, Russian, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese. Choose the display language from the dropdown menu when you log in. If you have already logged in: 1.

  • Page 22: Using Advanced Configuration Wizard

    3. To accept the proposed configuration, click the Submit button. If you disagree with the proposed configuration, click the Advanced Setup button to specify your settings manually. 2.7.2 Using Advanced Configuration Wizard To configure your disk arrays with the Advanced Setup Wizard: 1.

  • Page 23: Shutting Down The Nas System

    6. Review the proposed configuration and click the Submit button. If you disagree with the proposed configuration, click the Back button to change your settings. Shutting Down the NAS System To shut down the NAS system, on the front of the NAS system enclosure, press and hold the Power Button / System Status LED for five seconds.

  • Page 24: Chapter 3: Sharecenter Pro Configuration Manager

    Chapter 3: ShareCenter Pro Configuration Manager The ShareCenter Pro Configuration Manager is factory-installed on the DNS-1250-04 and DNS-1250-06 NAS systems. ShareCenter Pro runs in the browser on your PC or Mac. You can access ShareCenter Pro by browser. Browser Support Choose one of the following browsers to use with ShareCenter Pro: ...

  • Page 25: Choosing A Display Language

    4. Choose the System Administrator option. Or choose the Others option and type the user name in the field provided. The default user name is administrator. 5. Type the default password into the field provided. The default password is password. 6.

  • Page 26: Dashboard Tab

    Dashboard Tab The Dashboard tab is the default screen of ShareCenter Pro. The System Status icon indicates the top-level status of NAS system by displaying: The system is OK. The system has errors. 3.5.1 System Status The System Status field displays the high-level of the NAS components by the following status icons: The component is OK.

  • Page 27: Event Information

    3.5.2 Event Information The Event Information field displays six of the most recent Runtime events.  Click the More link to display the Runtime Events screen.  Click the NVRAM Events button to view the NVRAM events.  Click the Runtime Events button to return to Runtime events 3.5.3 Storage Overview The Storage Overview field displays the general information of the...

  • Page 28: Identifying Unconfigured Physical Drives

     Configuration – Array number and sequence number Identifying Unconfigured Physical Drives Check the Show unconfigured PD(s) box to identify the unconfigured physical drives in the NAS. Identifying Physical Drives Assigned to a Disk Array Click the Highlight Arrays button to identify the physical drives assigned to a disk array.

  • Page 29: Component List

    3.6.3 Component List Click the Component List button to display the device ID, operational status, enclosure type, and status description of all enclosures. Enclosure To view enclosure information, mouse-over the enclosure you want and click the View button. To make enclosure settings, mouse-over the enclosure you want and click the Settings button.

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    To make controller settings: 1. Mouse-over the controller and click the Settings button. 2. Make setting changes as required.  Enter, change or delete the alias in the Alias field  Enable SMART Log – Check the box to enable or uncheck to disable ...

  • Page 31: Buzzer

     10GB Truncate – Reduces the useful capacity to the nearest 10,000,000,000 byte boundary.  Group Rounding – Uses an algorithm to determine how much to truncate. Results in the maximum amount of usable drive capacity.  Table Rounding – Applies a predefined table to determine how much to truncate.

  • Page 32: Led

    2. Make setting changes as required. 3. Check the Enable Buzzer option to enable the buzzer for all events. Uncheck to disable. 4. Click the Save button. This setting enables you to turn the enclosure LEDs ON and OFF. To make LED settings: 1.

  • Page 33: View Physical Drive Information

     Location – Enclosure number and slot number  Configuration – Array number and sequence number, spare number, unconfigured, or stale configuration  Capacity – The capacity of drive View Physical Drive Information To view physical drive information: 1. Click the Device tab. 2.

  • Page 34: Individual Physical Drive Settings

    4. Check the boxes to enable or uncheck to disable.  Enable Write Cache  Enable Read Look Ahead Cache  Enable Command Queuing Individual Physical Drive Settings To change the individual physical drive settings: 1. Click the Device tab. 2.

  • Page 35: Iscsi

    3.6.5 iSCSI View iSCSI Information To view iSCSI information: 1. Click Device tab 2. Click the iSCSI button. iSCSI information includes the following tabs.  Node  Session  CHAP  Portal  iSNS  Ping  Port Setting up a CHAP To set up a CHAP: 1.

  • Page 36: Network

    3.6.6 Network Basic Network Settings 1. Click Device tab. 2. Click the Network button. Networking information includes:  ID  Speed  DHCP  MTU  IP Address  Link  Gateway IP Address Changing Networking Configuration 1. Click Device tab. 2.

  • Page 37: Advanced Networking Configuration

    Advanced Networking Configuration 1. Click Device tab. 2. Click Network button. 3. Click the Setup button. 4. Complete the required settings.  Computer Name  Enable Network Binding – Choose to enable or disable a biding.  Networking Binding – From the dropdown menu, choose a proper biding type.

  • Page 38: Ups

     User Name – Enter the user name to log in the DDNS server.  Password – Enter the password to log in the DDNS server. 5. Click the Submit button. 3.6.7 DNS-1250-04 and DNS-1250-06 support an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS). View UPS Information To display the information of the connected UPS: 1.

  • Page 39: External Usb Drive

     ID  Type  Capacity  Status  Location  Cache  Model DNS-1250-04 and DNS-1250-06 support these external file systems:  EXT3  NTFS  FAT32  XFS  HFS+ Configuring an External Drive To configure an external drive: 1.

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    2. Click the External Drive button. 3. Mouse-over the external drive and click the Format button. 4. Choose the file format type (FAT32, NTFS, or XFS) and click the Format button.

  • Page 41: Removing An External Drive

    Caution To safely remove an external USB drive, click the Remove button before you disconnect the drive. Removing an External Drive To remove an external drive: 1. Click the Device tab. 2. Click the External Drive button. 3. Mouse-over the external drive and click the Remove button. 4.

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    To create a disk array: 1. Click the Storage tab. 2. Click the Disk Array button. 3. Click the Create Disk Array button. 4. Make the required settings.  In the Alias field, enter an alias at a maximum of 32 characters (includes letters, numbers, space between characters, and underline).

  • Page 43: Creating A Logical Drive

     To create additional disk arrays, click the Create More button.  If you are done creating disk arrays, click the Finish button. 3.7.2 Creating a Logical Drive After creating a disk array, you must create a logical drive on it. To create a logical drive: 1.

  • Page 44: Initializing A Disk Array

    64 KB, 128 KB, 256 KB, 512 KB, or 1 MB.  Choose the Sector size 512 B, 1 KB, 2 KB, or 4 KB.  Choose the Read Policy Read Cache, Read Ahead, or No Cache  Choose the Write Policy Write Back or Write Through.

  • Page 45: Disk Array Degraded

     RAID level migration  Disk array transport Disk Array Degraded Disk arrays are made up of physical drives. Logical drives are created on the disk array. When one of the physical drives in a disk array fails, a RAID 1, 5 and 10 volume will (or in the case of a RAID 6, two drives must fail): ...

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     Alias – If assigned  Operational Status – OK is normal  Media Patrol – Enabled or disabled on this array  PDM – Enabled or disabled on this array  Power Management  Total Capacity – Data capacity of the array ...

  • Page 47: Locating A Disk Array

     Enable or disable PDM.  Enable or disable Power Management. 5. Click the Save button. Locating a Disk Array To locate a disk array: 1. Click the Storage tab. 2. Click the Disk Array button. 3. Mouse-over the disk array you want and click the Locate button. The drive carrier LEDs blink for one minute.

  • Page 48: Logical Drive Management

    3.7.5 Logical Drive Management Logical Drive Information To view logical drive information: 1. Click the Storage tab. 2. Click the Logical Drive button. 3. Mouse-over the logical drive and click the View button. information includes:  Disk Array ID – LD0, LD1, LD2, etc. ...

  • Page 49: Logical Drive Settings

     Synchronized – A new logical drive shows “No” until synchronizing is completed  Parity Pace – Pertains to some RAID levels  WWN – World Wide Number, a unique identifier assigned to this logical drive  Codec Scheme – Pertains to some RAID levels ...

  • Page 50: Locating A Logical Drive

    2. Click the Logical Drive button. 3. Mouse-over the logical drive you want and click the Check Table button. 4. Choose an option.  All – All errors. The default choice.  Read Check – Read errors for this logical drive. ...

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    3. Mouse-over the disk array you want and click the Locate button. The drive carrier LEDs blink for one minute.

  • Page 52: Deleting A Logical Drive

    Disk Status LED Disk Activity LED Deleting a Logical Drive To delete a logical drive: 1. Click the Storage tab. 2. Click the Logical Drive button. 3. Mouse-over the disk array you want and click the Delete button. 4. Click the Confirm button. Caution When you delete a logical drive, you also delete all the data in the logical drive.

  • Page 53: Synchronization Settings

    6. Click the Confirm button. Synchronization Settings To change Synchronization settings: 1. Click the AdminTool tab. 2. Click the Background Activity button. 3. Click the Settings button. 4. Click the Background Synchronization Rate dropdown menu and choose a rate.  Low – Fewer system resources to Synchronization, more to data read/write operations.

  • Page 54: Spare Drive Management

    RAID Volume. Spare drive support depends on which NAS model you have.  DNS-1250-04 supports up to four physical drives. In the event of the failure of a physical drive within a RAID 1 or three-drive RAID 1E, or RAID 5 Volume, the spare drive is activated to replace the failed physical drive.

  • Page 55: Assigning A Spare Drive

     Revertible – Yes or No  Type – Global or Dedicated  Dedicated to Array – ID of the disk array Assigning a Spare Drive To assign a spare drive: 1. Click the Storage tab. 2. Click the Spare Drive button. 3.

  • Page 56: Nas Subsystem Management

     Save a NAS configuration report 3.8.1 NAS Subsystem Management Viewing NAS System Information To view NAS system information: 1. Click the AdminTool tab. 2. Click the Subsystem Information button. NAS system information includes:  Alias, if assigned  Vendor ...

  • Page 57: Nas System Shutdown And Restart

    3.8.2 NAS System Shutdown and Restart To restart or shut down the subsystem: 1. Click the AdminTool tab. 2. Click the Subsystem Information button. 3. Click the Shutdown/Restart button. 4. Do one of the following actions.  Click the Shutdown button to shut down the subsystem. ...

  • Page 58: Making Software Service Settings

    3. Mouse-over the service you want and click the Start button. 4. Click the Confirm button. Making Software Service Settings To make software service settings: 1. Click the AdminTool tab. 2. Click the Service button. 3. Mouse-over the service you want and click the Settings button. 4.

  • Page 59: Viewing Nvram Events

     Critical – Action is needed now and the implications of the condition are serious  Major – Action is needed now  Minor – Action is needed but the condition is not a serious at this time  Warning – User can decide whether or not action is required ...

  • Page 60: Saving Events

    Saving Events To save an event log: 1. Click the AdminTool tab. 2. Click the Events button. 3. Click the NVRAM Events button or the Runtime Events button. 4. Click the Save button. Your browser saves a text file containing the event log to its designated download folder.

  • Page 61: Redundancy Check

     Yield – Temporary pause while a read/write operation takes place.  Paused– Temporary pause while another background activity runs. Or a pause initiated by the user. Redundancy Check Redundancy Check is a routine maintenance procedure for fault-tolerant disk arrays (those with redundancy) that ensures all the data matches exactly.

  • Page 62: Pdm

    determine whether:  The physical drives in your array can support the target RAID level.  There is sufficient capacity to accommodate the target logical drive size. If you need to add physical drives to your array, be sure there are unassigned physical drives are installed in your RAID system before you begin migration.

  • Page 63: Transition

     A SMART error is reported.  The bad sector remapping table fills to the specified level. You can specify the maximum levels for the reassigned and error blocks in PDM settings. When the table fills to a specified value, PDM triggers a migration of data from the suspect drive (the physical drive with the bad sectors) to a replacement drive.

  • Page 64: Scheduling A Background Activity

    Scheduling a Background Activity To add a scheduled background activity: 1. Click the AdminTool tab. 2. Click the Background Activity button. 3. Click the Scheduler button. 4. Click the Add Schedule button. 5. Make the required settings.  Scheduler (Activity) Name – Select Media Patrol, Battery Recondition, Power On, Redundancy Check, Spare Check, or Power Off.

  • Page 65: Viewing A List Of Scheduled Background Activities

    Viewing a List of Scheduled Background Activities To view a list of scheduled background activities: 1. Click the AdminTool tab. 2. Click the Background Activity button. 3. Click the Scheduler button. The list of Scheduled Background Activities displays.  Type – Media Patrol, Redundancy Check, or Spare Check. ...

  • Page 66: Firmware Updates

     Enable Auto Rebuild – Check the box to enable. 5. Click the Confirm button. 3.8.8 Firmware Updates Before you update the firmware, go to the D-Link website http://www.dlink.com/ and download the latest firmware image file to your PC or Mac.

  • Page 67: Performance Monitor

    3.8.9 Performance Monitor The Performance Monitor screen allows you to monitor the performance of NAS using the analyzed illustrations. Monitored Components Logical Physical Port Drive Drive Bandwidth ● ● ● Cache Usage ● Dirty Cache ● Maximum Latency ● ● ●...

  • Page 68: Viewing Port Performance

    4. Choose a performance type from the dropdown menu. Viewing Port Performance To view the Port performance: 1. Click the AdminTool tab. 2. Click the Performance Monitor button. 3. Click the Select Ports button to choose the port you want. 4.

  • Page 69: 3.8.11 System Configuration Files

    3.8.11 System Configuration Files Importing a System Configuration File To import the configuration file to the NAS: 1. Click the AdminTool tab. 2. Click the Configuration File button. 3. Click the Import button. 4. Click the Browse button to locate the configuration file (.bcf), and click the Open button.

  • Page 70: Defining Lun Mapping

    3. Click the Add Initiator button. 4. Enter a name in the Initiator Name field and click the Submit button. The initiator is added in the LUNMap list. Defining LUN Mapping To define the LUN Mapping: 1. Click the AdminTool tab. 2.

  • Page 71: 3.8.14 Message Alerts

     Power On LAN – When the NAS system is shut down, this feature powers on automatically in the event of network activity.  Power On Automatically – When to power on the NAS system automatically. 4. Click the Save button. 3.8.14 Message Alerts The Message Alert function allows the user to receive an e-mail alert for the events of the NAS system.

  • Page 72: Adding An E-mail Account

    Adding an E-Mail Account To add an E-Mail account: 1. Click the AdminTool tab. 2. Click the Message Alert button. 3. Click the Create button. 4. Enter your e-mail address. 5. Click the Save button. Editing an E-Mail Account To edit an E-Mail account: 1.

  • Page 73: 3.8.15 Network Security

    3.8.15 Network Security Setting-up a Security Policy To set up a Security Policy: 1. Click the AdminTool tab. 2. Click the Network Security button. 3. Click the Security Policy button. 4. Make the required settings.  HTTPs Redirection  I/O Policy ...

  • Page 74: Setting-up An Ssl Certificate

    Setting-up an SSL Certificate To set up SSL Certificate: 1. Click the AdminTool tab. 2. Click the Network Security button. 3. Click the SSL Certificate button. 4. Make the required settings.  Specific SSL Certificate – Check to enable the function. ...

  • Page 75: Using The Advanced Configuration Wizard

     IP Address – Of the NAS system  Storage Type – Data Protection 4. To accept the proposed configuration, click the Submit button. The NAS system creates the RAID volume based on the number of the physical drives available. 1 drive –...

  • Page 76: User Account Management

     Maximum Capacity – The RAID level depends on number of physical drives available. 7. Click the Next button. The Summary window displays the general information of the system, including:  Computer Name – Of the NAS system  IP Address – Of the NAS system ...

  • Page 77: Deleting Users

    2. Click the NAS User button. 3. Mouse-over the user you want and click the Change Password button. 4. Type the new password in the fields provided. 5. Click the Save button. Deleting Users To delete a user: 1. Click the NAS tab. 2.

  • Page 78: Adding And Removing Users From A Group

    Adding and Removing Users from a Group To add or remove users from a group: 1. Click the NAS tab. 2. Click the NAS User button. 3. Click the Group button. 4. Mouse-over the group you want to change and click the Group Settings button.

  • Page 79: Protocol Control And Setting

    1. Click the NAS tab. 2. Click the NAS User button. 3. Click the Group button. 4. Mouse-over the group you want to delete and click the Delete button. 5. Click the Confirm button. Note You must delete all users from a group before you can delete the group.

  • Page 80: Setting A File System Quota

    Setting a File System Quota To set a file system quota: 1. Click the NAS tab. 2. Click the File System button. 3. In the File System list, mouse-over the item you want and click the Quota button. Deleting a File System To delete a file system: 1.

  • Page 81: Making Iso Folder Settings

    Deny-Access, Read-Only, or Read-Write Click the Next button. 7. Click the Submit button. Making ISO Folder Settings 1. Click the NAS tab. 2. Click the File Sharing button. 3. In the File Sharing list, mouse-over the folder you want and click the Share Setting button.

  • Page 82: Changing Folder Settings

    6. In the Permission Setting field, set the privilege for the users to access the folder and click the Next button. Deny-Access, Read-Only, or Read-Write 7. Click the Submit button. Changing Folder Settings 1. Click the NAS tab. 2. Click the File Sharing button. 3.

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    Group Member Result Deny-Access Deny-Access Deny-Access Read-Only Deny-Access Read-Write Deny-Access Deny-Access Deny-Access Read-Only Read-Only Read-Only Read-Write Read-Write Deny-Access Deny-Access Read-Write Read-Only Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write  Mac (AFP) Group Member Result Deny-Access Deny-Access Deny-Access Read-Only Deny-Access Read-Write Deny-Access Deny-Access Deny-Access Read-Only Read-Only Read-Only Read-Write...

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    Read-Write Read-Write Deny-Access Deny-Access Read-Write Read-Only Read-Write Read-Write Read-Write...

  • Page 85: Backup Management

     WebDAV Group Member Result Deny-Access Deny-Access Deny-Access Read-Only Deny-Access Read-Write Deny-Access Deny-Access Deny-Access Read-Only Read-Only Read-Only Read-Write Read-Only Deny-Access Deny-Access Read-Write Read-Only Read-Only Read-Write Read-Write  UNIX/LINUX -- Add the IP address in the New IP Address box then click the Add button for sharing. Enter *.*.*.* if all IP addresses are allowed to share.

  • Page 86: Setting Up Snapshot Backup

     Amazon S3 Setting up Snapshot Backup 1. Click the NAS tab. 2. Click the Backup button. 3. Click the Snapshot Backup tab. 4. Click the Create button. 5. Make settings as required.  Choose a Volume from the dropdown menu. ...

  • Page 87: Deleting A Snapshot Backup Schedule

    2. Click the Backup button. 3. Click the Snapshot Backup tab. 4. Mouse-over the item schedule you want and click the Settings button. 5. Make settings as required. 6. Click the Run button. The new backup schedule is applied. Deleting a Snapshot Backup Schedule 1.

  • Page 88

     User Name – Enter the user name to login the remote backup server.  Password – Enter the password to login the remote backup server.  Enable SSL – Select this option if the server requires SSL.  Snapshot – Select this option if you want to upload snapshot of backup to the server.

  • Page 89: Local Backup

    Local Backup Local Backup enables you to change the backup services of the NAS system and the USB storage device. To set the Local Backup settings: 1. Click the NAS tab. 2. Click the Backup button. 3. Click the Local Backup tab. 4.

  • Page 90: Amazon S3 Backup

    4. Check the One Touch Backup box to enable this backup solution. With One-Touch Backup enabled, press the One-Touch Backup button the front of the NAS system. One-Touch Backup Button To disable One-Touch Backup: 1. Click the NAS tab. 2. Click the Backup button. 3.

  • Page 91

     Local Path  Direction  Download – From the Amazon S3 to your system  Upload – From your system to the Amazon S3  Access Key – For the Amazon S3 server  Private Key – For the Amazon S3 server ...

  • Page 92: Plug-in Management

    3.9.7 Plug-in Management You must download the plug-in to your PC before you can add it to ShareCenter Pro. To add a plug-in: 1. Click the NAS tab. 2. Click the Plug-in button. 3. Click the Add button. 4. Click the Browse button and navigate to the plug-in you want to add. 5.

  • Page 93: Iscsi Initiator Management

    3.9.8 iSCSI Initiator Management The iSCSI feature enables you to use the disk volume on NAS system as a virtual drive on your computer. To add an iSCSI initiator: 1. Click the NAS tab. 2. Click the iSCSI Initiator button. 3.

  • Page 94: Chapter 4: Sharecenternavi

    Chapter 4: ShareCenterNAVI Working with ShareCenterNAVI The ShareCenterNAVI software connects your PC to the NAS system, performs backups, changes the network settings, creates RAID volumes, adds and mounts folders, and manages file downloads from the Internet. 4.1.1 Opening the Main Window To open the Main Window: 1.

  • Page 95: Choosing A Display Language

    3. When the login window appears, enter the user name and password. Click the Login then Yes to login the system.  The default user name is administrator.  The default password is password.  The user name and password are case sensitive. The Main Window opens, which contains the management features of ShareCenterNAVI.

  • Page 96: Starting Sharecenter Pro

    4.1.3 Starting ShareCenter Pro This feature opens ShareCenter Pro in your default browser. Main Window 1. Right-click the system in the Device List that you want to open in ShareCenter Pro. 2. Choose the Open Advanced Management item. The ShareCenter Pro login screen appears in your browser. 4.1.4 ShareCenterNAVI Information Viewing ShareCenterNAVI on Windows...

  • Page 97: Viewing Sharecenternavi On Mac

    1. Right-click the ShareCenterNAVI icon in the application tray. 2. Choose About from the popup menu. Viewing ShareCenterNAVI on Mac To view information about ShareCenterNAVI on Mac: 1. From the dropdown menus at the top of the screen, choose Help > About.

  • Page 98: Alternative Method For Windows

    For Windows PCs, if you close ShareCenterNAVI this way, you can open it from the application tray icon. Alternative Method for Windows To close ShareCenterNAVI: 1. Right-click the ShareCenterNAVI icon in the application tray. 2. Choose Close from the popup menu. If you close ShareCenterNAVI this way, you must open it from the Windows Start menu.

  • Page 99: Main Window

    Main Window If you do not have a backup schedule for your PC, start your backup from the ShareCenterNAVI Main Window. 1. Go to the Main Window. 2. Click the SmartSYNC icon. 3. Click the Backup button. 4. Under Backup your data to, choose: ...

  • Page 100: Tray Icon

    1. Go to the Main Window. 2. Right-click the system in the Device List whose backup you want to run. 3. Choose the Backup Now option. The backup begins immediately. Tray Icon Before you can do a backup from the ShareCenterNAVI tray icon, you must create a backup schedule and setup default NAS first.

  • Page 101: Scheduling A Backup

    4.2.2 Scheduling a Backup You can schedule backups by the hour, day, or week. To set a schedule for backing up files from your PC to the NAS system: 1. Go to the Main Window. 2. Click the SmartSYNC icon. 3.

  • Page 102: Viewing Backup Schedules

     Day  Day of the week 8. Choose the corresponding values from the dropdown menus:  Number of hours  Time of day in hours and minutes  Time of day and day of the week 9. Click the Add button. The newly created schedule appears in the Schedule List.

  • Page 103: Deleting A Scheduled Backup

    4. Click the schedule you want to change. 5. Click the Modify button. 6. Click the folder whose contents you want to backup. 7. Click the Add to Backup icon to expand the tree and narrow your choices. 8. Click the Schedule button. 9.

  • Page 104: Restoring Backed-up Files

    2. Click the SmartSYNC icon. 3. Click the Schedule List button. 4. Click the schedule you want to delete. 5. Click the Delete button. 6. Click the Yes button in the confirmation box. 4.2.6 Restoring Backed-up Files You can restore all or any portion of the files in the BACKUPDATA_your username folder on the NAS system.

  • Page 105: Viewing The Backup Event Log

     Restore to a specific folder -- No files are overwritten on your PC 7. If you chose Restore to a specific folder, do one of the following actions.  Type the name of an existing folder in the field provided. ...

  • Page 106: Saving The Event Log

     Error events only 5. Optional. Click the arrow on the Date/Time header to reverse the chronological order. Note For NAS system events, see “Viewing the System Event Log” on page 129. 4.2.8 Saving the Event Log This function saves a copy of the Backup Event Log as a text file onto your PC.

  • Page 107: Clearing The Event Log

    4.2.9 Clearing the Event Log Note Before you clear the Backup Event Log, consider saving a copy for future reference. To clear the Backup Event Log: 1. Go to the Main Window. 2. Click the SmartSYNC icon. 3. Click the Event Log button. 4.

  • Page 108: Managing Share Folders

    Managing Share Folders 4.3.1 Opening a Share Folder This feature opens share folders in the file browser. Device List To open a share folder from the Device List: 1. Right-click the system in the Device List whose share folders you want to open.

  • Page 109: Viewing A List Of Share Folders

    2. Choose Share Folder in the popup menu. All share folders open in your PC’s file browser. 4.3.2 Viewing a List of Share Folders To view a list of Share Folders: 1. Go to the Main Window. 2. Click the Share Folder icon. 3.

  • Page 110: Setting Up A Share Folder For Time Machine

    2. Click the Share Folder icon. 3. Click the Mount Share Folder button. 4. Click the share folder you want to un-mount or delete as a network drive. The folder name is highlighted. 5. Click the Un-Mount button. 6. Click the Yes button in the confirmation box. The share folder is un-mounted or disconnected but the link remains.

  • Page 111: On The Mac, Time Machine Not Configured

    On the Mac, Time Machine NOT configured Follow this procedure if you have not set up Time Machine. To set up the Mac for backups with NAS system: 1. On the desktop, go to the Dock and click the Time Machine icon. A popup message informs you that no storage location is set up.

  • Page 112: Making Management Settings

    Making Management Settings 4.4.1 Configuring a NAS System The Setup Wizard has two modes:  One Click Setup – Loads a collection of default settings. Recommended for most users.  Advanced Setup – Enables you to make your own settings. Recommended for advanced users.

  • Page 113: Advanced Setup

    Advanced Setup To configure your NAS system using Advanced Setup: 1. Go to the Main Window. 2. Click the Setup Wizard icon. 3. Click the Advanced Setup button. 4. Choose Automatic (DHCP) or Manual network settings. 5. If you chose Manual settings, type entries for each of the following parameters in the fields provided.

  • Page 114: Locating The Nas System

    8. If you chose Manual, choose the type of RAID Volume you want.  Maximum Capacity and performance - RAID 0, using all physical drives  Data Protection - RAID 5, using all physical drives Click the Next button to continue. 9.

  • Page 115

    4.4.2 Locating the NAS system This feature helps you to physically locate a NAS system. To locate a NAS system: 1. Go to the Main Window. 2. Right-click the system in the Device List that you want to locate. 3. Choose the Locate NAS item. For a period of one minute: ...

  • Page 116: Wake-on-lan

    4.4.3 Wake-on-LAN This feature allows you to turn on or wake up the NAS system by locate a NAS system. To wake up a NAS system: 1. Go to the Main Window. 2. Right-click the system in the Device List that you want to wake up. 3.

  • Page 117: Viewing The System Event Log

    Setting the default NAS To set a default NAS: 1. Go to the Main Window. 2. Right-click the system in the Device List that you want to make the default. 3. Choose the Default NAS option. The default NAS is highlighted in the Device List. 4.4.5 Viewing the System Event Log NAS events report functions and status of the NAS system.

  • Page 118: Installing Plug-ins

    Installing Plug-ins 4.4.6 1. Go to the Main Window. 2. Click the NAS Management icon. 3. Click the Configure Plugin button. The newly added plug-in appears in the list. Its Service Status is OFF. 4. Click the plug-in to choose it. The plug-in’s name is highlighted.

  • Page 119: Enabling And Disabling Plug-ins

    4.4.8 Viewing Plug-in Version Numbers To view plug-in version numbers in Windows: 1. Right-click the ShareCenterNAVI icon in the application tray. 2. Choose About from the popup menu. The About window appears. The About window includes a list of installed plug-ins and their version numbers. 3.

  • Page 120: Disabling Plug-ins

    5. Click the Enable button. After a moment, the Service Status changes to ON. The plug-in is now enabled on NAS system. Disabling Plug-ins Disabling a plug-in saves memory space and processing time on the NAS system. If you do not use a feature, consider disabling its plug-in. To disable a plug-in: 1.

  • Page 121: 4.4.11 Rebooting The Nas System

    The plug-in is highlighted. 5. Click the Remove button. 6. Click the Yes button in the confirmation box. The plug-in is removed from ShareCenterNAVI. 4.4.11 Rebooting the NAS System Normally you only need to reboot the NAS system is after a firmware upgrade or a plug-in installation.

  • Page 122

    To reboot the NAS system: 1. Go to the Main Window. 2. Click the NAS Management icon. 3. Click the Shutdown button. 4. Click the Restart option. 5. Click the OK button. The reboot runs automatically. When the NAS system is fully booted: ...

  • Page 123: 4.4.12 Shutting Down The Nas System

    4.4.12 Shutting Down the NAS system The only time you need to shut down the NAS system is to replace the cooling fan or the power supply. During and after the shutdown, none of your folders are accessible from your networked PCs. To shut down the NAS system: 1.

  • Page 124: Chapter 5: Licensing And Support

    Note that with respect solely to the GPL Software, no warranty is provided and we do not offer direct support for the distribution. Technical Support If you experience problems with setup or use of your DNS-1250-04 or DNS-1250-06 NAS system, please contact technical support before attempting to return the product.

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