Quick setup on start.qnap.com
Now you can easily set up your Turbo NAS online anywhere via your PC, Mac, iOS or Android devices. Simply visit start.qnap.com installation portal1 to finish the setup without using a CD.
The "Auto Setup" option provides an easy way to set up the Turbo NAS with recommended settings. All settings can be flexibly changed at a later time after the installation.
Connect and set up NAS easily
If Internet access is not available for setting up the Turbo NAS, you can install the Qfinder Pro utility to finish the setup within the Intranet. Qfinder Pro is a utility available for Windows, Mac, and Linux users to quickly find, set up, and access the Turbo NAS over the local network. All you need to do is install Qfinder Pro on your computer, open it, and double click the name of your Turbo NAS, and the login page will be ready for you.
Easily access the NAS by Storage Plug & Connect
Windows version of Qfinder Pro provides a convenient way to connect to the Turbo NAS and map a network drive or a virtual disk. By creating a shared folder on the Turbo NAS and mapping it as a network drive, you can use it as an additional drive and store files on it as it is a local drive of the computer.
Selective Turbo NAS models2 offer a unique Cloud Key for Cloud Installation. Simply enter the Cloud Key to start the system installation. An option is offered to register for a myQNAPcloud account with advanced features. The whole installation process is completed without the need of installing additional software.
The Cloud Installation also introduces a convenient way to set up the Turbo NAS by mobile devices3. Simply scan the QR code sticker on the Turbo NAS2 to quickly go over the installation without entering Cloud Key.
- The recommended browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer 9.
- start.qnap.com QR code and Cloud Key is available for Turbo NAS TS-x12, TS-212P, TS-x20, TS-x21, and TS-x70 series.
- The recommended iOS and Android system:
iOS 6.0.1 / 5.1.1
Android 4.2/4.1 Jelly Bean
Android 4.0.x Ice Cream Sandwich
Instant alert notification
The Turbo NAS supports email and SMS alerts notification about system errors, warnings, and alert events. For home and SOHO users, it provides instant notification and effectively benefits full control of the most updated status of the Turbo NAS and take immediate actions to troubleshoot in time, minimizing down time caused by unexpected failures.User Manual Application Notes
System status at a glance
A graphical interface is presented for you to easily monitor the CPU usage, memory usage, disk usage status, bandwidth usage, and running processes of the Turbo NAS. It is easy to detect and master the system status regarding running resources visually and quickly.User Manual
Comprehensive log system
Comprehensive log system
The Turbo NAS helps effective system tracking by providing web-based display logs: system event logs and system connection logs. An online user list is also provided for useful access control.
The web-based log system provides you with a clear overview to track system activities. The system event logs keep you aware of the information, warning, and error events of the Turbo NAS. The system connection logs enable you to view the access history of each file (who, when, and what actions were done) easily, which can be exported as Excel (CSV) file for further analyzing and filing on the PC. Both logs support manual log filtering and advanced filtering via a wizard for quicker data grasping. In addition, the offering of an online user list helps the monitoring of user access. When a suspicious connection is found, you can right click on the user to immediately add it to the block list or to disconnect list.
Centralized monitoring by Syslog Server
Get logs from multiple networked devices through just one-time extraction from a single device. If you have many networked devices at home and feel it inconvenient to collect system logs one by one, the Syslog server support solves this problem and enables you to easily collect and store logs from other network devices in the Turbo NAS, improving efficiency on management and troubleshooting when necessary. Advanced filters and e-mail notifications are provided to help quickly identify failures or security threats.User Manual
Hard disk status check
Quick HDD health check
The Turbo NAS provides a clear view to display the S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology) values of each installed hard disk in the Turbo NAS with a summary of each disk’s health status. This allows you to take early actions when any of the S.M.A.R.T. values are reported as abnormal, thus prevent data loss caused by physical hard disk failure.
You can choose “Rapid Test” or “Complete Test” mode to perform S.M.A.R.T. test, or create schedules to run instant, daily, weekly, or monthly S.M.A.R.T. test.
HDD bad block scanning
In addition to HDD S.M.A.R.T check, the Turbo NAS supports bad block scanning, allowing you to replace hard drives having bad blocks with healthy ones in early stages.User Manual
QNAP continuously provides firmware updates with new feature enhancements and bug fixes. With live update, the Turbo NAS automatically detects the available firmware on the Internet for you to download and update the system in a just few clicks.User Manual
System sleep mode & Instant wake
Energy saving with timely wake up
When your Turbo NAS is not in use, you can put it into a system sleep mode (S3)* without turning it off, and quickly wake it up by pressing the ‘Power’ button or through Wake on LAN. With this energy-saving mode you can benefit from reduced power costs and extend the lifespan of the system & hard drives.*System sleep mode is only supported by Turbo NAS TS-x69L, TS-x69 Pro, TS-x70, TS-x70 Pro, TS-x51 and TS-x53 Pro series.
Hard disk standby
Flexibly adjust hard disk use
The Turbo NAS is designed to operate 24/7, but when you are not accessing it, you don’t need it to operate in full speed. You can configure the hard disks to enter standby mode if there is no disk access within the specified period. It keeps the system running with low energy consumption, beneficial to energy-saving, lifespan of the hard disks, and cost-saving.User Manual
Scheduled on/off or restart
Convenient power management
There might be occasions when the Turbo NAS is left free from usage. The Turbo NAS offers scheduled power on/off feature that allows you to manage the system up time according to your daily schedules. You can set up the time to automatically power on, power off, or restart the Turbo NAS on any day of the week, bringing in more convenience and effectively saving the energy.User Manual
Balance of system heat and noise
The Turbo NAS provides a smart way to configure system fan speed. Simply enable the “Smart Fan” feature and choose the recommended option. The fan will automatically adjust its speed based on system pre-defined criterion, balancing between system cooling and system noise levels as well as saving each tiny amount of expense on energy.User Manual
Wake on LAN
Remotely turn on the Turbo NAS
With Wake on LAN, the Turbo NAS can be remotely turned on by QNAP Finder or any 3rd party appsthat support Wake on LAN. You do not have to walk across your home area just to turn on the Turbo NAS.User Manual