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Cisco Smart Storage NSS322 Quick Start Manual

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Cisco Small Business
NSS322 Smart Storage

Package Contents

• Smart Storage
• Power Adapter

• Quick Start Guide

• Ethernet Cable (2)
• Disk Tray Screws (2 Packs)
• Inline Switch Module
• HDD Sequence Label
• Product CD
Quick Start Guide
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  • Page 1: Quick Start Guide

    Quick Start Guide Cisco Small Business NSS322 Smart Storage Package Contents • Smart Storage • Power Adapter • Quick Start Guide • Ethernet Cable (2) Versión en Español para México en el CD • Disk Tray Screws (2 Packs) Version en français sur CD Versione italiana sul CD •...
  • Page 2: Before You Begin

    This guide describes how to physically install your NAS and launch the Cisco Setup Wizard. If you are a new NAS user, you are strongly encouraged to use the Setup Wizard, located on the product CD.
  • Page 3: Getting To Know The Nss322

    NAS device, see the Cisco Small Business NSS300 Series Smart Storage Administration Guide to configure the NAS to communicate with the UPS. • Properly grounded anti-static wrist strap (recommended). Getting to Know the NSS322 The following section describes the front and back panels of the NSS322 Smart Storage.
  • Page 4 USB port for accessing external USB- attached storage. Disk Tray Lock Lift the silver tab up to lock the disk tray. Press the silver tab down to unlock the disk tray. See Locking and Unlocking the Disk Trays, page Cisco Small Business NSS322 Smart Storage...
  • Page 5: Back Panel

    Ethernet Port (2) Dual Ethernet ports. eSATA (2) eSATA ports for accessing external eSATA-attached storage. Use eSATA connector. Power Connector Connects the device to the external power adapter, which connects to a standard power outlet. Cisco Small Business NSS322 Smart Storage...
  • Page 6: Installing The Nss322

    Electrostatic Discharge and Grounding Best Practices , located on the product CD. Follow these steps to install disk drives in the NSS322 NAS chassis. Remove the contents of the NAS package from the box. Place the chassis upright on a flat surface.
  • Page 7 There are clearly marked disk holes to accommodate the following disk drives: • 3.5-inch disk drive (use the included silver screws) • 2.5-inch disk drive (use the included black screws) Cisco Small Business NSS322 Smart Storage...
  • Page 8 There is also a HDD sequence label included in the package contents that can be placed on the top of the chassis, showing the disk drive sequence. For example, 1-2 for the NSS322. Sequence Cisco Small Business NSS322 Smart Storage...
  • Page 9: Locking And Unlocking The Disk Trays

    Locking and Unlocking the Disk Trays An icon is located on the silver tab indicating: • When the silver tab is up, the disk tray is locked. • When the silver tab is down, the disk tray is unlocked. Cisco Small Business NSS322 Smart Storage...
  • Page 10: Connecting The Equipment

    Follow these steps to connect the NAS device to the network. Connect the supplied Ethernet cable to one of the Ethernet ports on the back of the chassis. Connect the other end of the Ethernet cable to a switch or router on your network. Cisco Small Business NSS322 Smart Storage...
  • Page 11: Verifying The Hardware Installation

    – Power the device off, then back on to recognize the disk drives. If you need help resolving a problem, visit the Cisco Small Business Support Community at www.cisco.com/go/smallbizsupport. For technical documentation and other links, see Where to Go From Here,...
  • Page 12: Starting Nas Configuration

    If the installation does not start, you may also have to temporarily disable any security software on your computer to run the Setup Wizard. Cisco Small Business NSS322 Smart Storage...
  • Page 13 The server name does not accept names with a space or period (.) Click Next. You are redirected to a window where you can change the administrator password. The default administrator username is admin. The default administrator password is admin. Cisco Small Business NSS322 Smart Storage...
  • Page 14 Click Use the following settings to configure a static IP address: IP Address—Enter an IP address for the NAS. Subnet Mask—Enter the subnet mask of your network. Gateway—Enter the gateway address. This is typically the IP address of your router. Cisco Small Business NSS322 Smart Storage...
  • Page 15 RAID 0—Distributes data across the two disks (called striping) to give improved speed while utilizing full capacity. All data on all disks will be lost if any one disk fails. Cisco Small Business NSS322 Smart Storage...
  • Page 16 Listen for one beep. Wait a minute until you hear a second beep. The power light will turn solid green. The NAS device has started successfully and you can configure the device using the First Time Installation Wizard. Cisco Small Business NSS322 Smart Storage...
  • Page 17 The Welcome window displays. Click Next. You are redirected to a window where you can enter the name for this server. In the Server Name field, enter a name to identify the NAS device. Cisco Small Business NSS322 Smart Storage...
  • Page 18 DHCP server or choose to configure a static IP address. • Obtain TCP/IP settings automatically via DHCP—Click this check box to acquire the IP address from a DHCP server. This is enabled by default. Cisco Small Business NSS322 Smart Storage...
  • Page 19 Single Disk—Uses the disk drives as single disk volumes. When a drive failure occurs, all data is lost. Cisco Small Business NSS322 Smart Storage...
  • Page 20 Click Next. The Finish window displays the server configuration. Click Start Installation. System begins initializing and the configuration progress is displayed. When the configuration is complete, you are returned to the Configuring the NAS window in the Setup Wizard. Cisco Small Business NSS322 Smart Storage...
  • Page 21: Mapping A Network Drive

    You can map a network drive using the following options: • Mapping a Network Drive from the Windows Setup Wizard • Mapping a Network Drive From Windows • Mapping a Network Drive from the Mac Setup Wizard Cisco Small Business NSS322 Smart Storage...
  • Page 22 From the login window, enter the administrator account username and password. Click Next. The Mapping Success window opens. Click More to map another drive or click Next to continue to the Client Utility Installation. See Installing the Client Utility for Windows, page Cisco Small Business NSS322 Smart Storage...
  • Page 23 To accept the End-User License Agreement, check the I accept this agreement check box and click Next. The First Time Installation Wizard window opens. Click Next. Click Skip until you reach the Map Network Drive window. Cisco Small Business NSS322 Smart Storage...
  • Page 24: Installing The Client Utility For Windows

    Discovery Tool provides functions for you to search, configure, and manage your NAS devices. If you receive Windows firewall warnings during this process, you may need to allow the NSS Discovery Tool to unblock the firewall settings. Cisco Small Business NSS322 Smart Storage...
  • Page 25: Installing The Tool

    Next. The First Time Installation Wizard window opens. Click Next. Click Skip until you reach the Client Utility Installation window. Click Next. The NSS Discovery Tool window opens. Cisco Small Business NSS322 Smart Storage...
  • Page 26: Installing The Client Utility For Mac

    Insert the product CD. Double-click the CD icon on the desktop to view the contents in Finder. From the …\MAC\ folder, double-click CISCO_NSSCD_V..dmg. From the ..\AutoRun\ folder, double-click AutoRun to launch the Setup Wizard. Cisco Small Business NSS322 Smart Storage...
  • Page 27: Accessing The Management Gui Using A Web Browser

    IP address>:8080 When the login window opens, enter the administrator username and password. For more information about the Applications, Languages, and SSL Login, see the Cisco Small Business NSS300 Series Smart Storage Administration Guide. Cisco Small Business NSS322 Smart Storage...
  • Page 28: Suggested Next Steps

    • Remote Replication—Back up the files on the NAS to another NAS or rsync server over the LAN or Internet. • Mozy Online Backup—Mozy backup on the Cisco Smart Storage provides small businesses with a secure enterprise-level disaster recovery solution for their critical data.
  • Page 29: Reset Network Settings And Password

    Set Up Cisco Access Now Remote Access Cisco Access Now is the secure, easy-to-use way to access and manage your Smart Storage devices from a web browser anywhere, anytime. For more information, see the Cisco Small Business NSS300 Series Smart Storage Administration Guide.
  • Page 30: Inline Power Switch Module

    Power button to shut down the NAS. Wait for the device to fully shut down before connecting and using the inline switch. Failure to do so may result in data loss. Cisco Small Business NSS322 Smart Storage...
  • Page 31: Where To Go From Here

    Application Notes, Release Notes, Approved Vendor List, Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information) Add-on PKG Applications www.cisco.com/go/storage-apps Cisco Small Business Cisco Partner Central for www.cisco.com/web/partners/sell/smb Small Business (Partner Login Required) Cisco Small Business Home www.cisco.com/smallbusiness Marketplace www.cisco.com/go/marketplace Cisco Small Business NSS322 Smart Storage...
  • Page 32 San Jose, CA 95134-1706 www.cisco.com Small Business Support, Global: www.cisco.com/go/sbsc Cisco and the Cisco Logo are trademarks of Cisco Systems, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. A listing of Cisco's trademarks can be found at www.cisco.com/go/ trademarks.