Instant alert notification
The Turbo NAS supports email and SMS alerts to inform IT administrators about system error, warning, and alert events. Two email addresses can also be specified to receive the latest system information. Instant system alerts can be sent to maximum two mobile phone numbers worldwide via SMS.
All these helpful alert notifications enable IT administrators to take full control of the most recent status of the Turbo NAS and take immediate actions to troubleshoot in time, minimizing down time caused by unexpected failures.
SSD cache acceleration
The QTS 4.0 SSD cache feature* accelerates the IOPS performance by 10 times and reduces I/O latency by 3 times for the storage volumes. It is perfect for IOPS demanding applications such as virtualization to significantly improve overall workflow.
* The QTS cache technology adopts the Read Cache with Write Through algorithm, can greatly improve random read performance and ensure data security.
* Supported only on some models. Performance may vary by environments.
|Cache capacity||RAM requirement|
|Models||SSD Tray||Supported SSD number|
|TVS-ECx80U-SAS/TVS-ECx80U-SAS R2||All||No limit*|
|TS-x79U-SAS / SS-x79U-SAS||All||No limit|
|TS-ECx80U/TS-ECx80U R2||Disk 1, Disk 2, Disk 3, Disk 4||Up to 4*|
|TS-ECx80 Pro / TVS-ECx80||Disk 5, Disk 6, Disk 7, Disk 8||Up to 4*|
|TS-x79U||Disk 3, Disk 4||Up to 2|
|TS-x79 Pro||Disk 7, Disk 8||Up to 2|
|TVS-x71||Disk 1, Disk 2, Disk 3, Disk 4||Up to 4|
|TVS-x71U||Disk 1, Disk 2, Disk 3, Disk 4||Up to 4*|
|TS-x70U||Disk 3, Disk 4||Up to 2|
|TS-x70 / TS-x70 Pro||Last two trays||Up to 2|
|TVS-x63 / TS-563 **||All||No limit|
|TS-x51 / TS-453U / TS-453U-RP / TS-451U||All||No limit|
|TS-853U / TS-853U-RP||5, 6, 7, 8||Up to 4|
|TS-1253U / TS-1253U-RP||9, 10, 11, 12||Up to 4|
|TS-x53A ****||All||No limit|
|TS-x53 Pro / TS-x53S Pro||All||No limit|
|TS-531P ***||All||No limit|
|TS-x31+ / TS-x31X||All||No limit|
|TS-453mini||Disk 1, Disk 2||Up to 2|
* The TS-ECx80 / TVS-ECx80 / TVS-x71U series supports two additional internal mSATA cache ports.
** Disk slot 1 & 2 are recommended for SSD cache.
*** Disk slot 1 - 4 are recommended for SSD cache.
**** Disk slot 3 and higher are recommended for SSD cache.
SMB 2.0 support
QTS 4.0 supports SMB 2.0 to improve Microsoft Networking performance by 30-50%*. Windows** users will enjoy faster transmission speeds and read performance even though there are multiple concurrent users or in a high latency network environment such as VPN between two offices.
* Figures may vary by environments.
** SMB 2.0 is supported in Windows Vista or newer versions.
The 10GbE* network expansion options allow port-trunking and failover and deliver the high-speed data transmission required in business environments. It is essential to mission-critical storage needs of small and medium businesses with maximum system uptime.
* Certain high-end Turbo NAS models only.
System status at a glance
A graphical interface is presented for IT administrators to easily monitor the information of the Turbo NAS, such as CPU usage, memory usage, disk usage, bandwidth usage, system health, hard disk health, and so on. IT administrators can quickly grasp the first hand system information in a timely manner.User Manual
Comprehensive log system
Comprehensive log system
The Turbo NAS assists IT administrators in 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 a clear and detailed overview for IT administrators to track important system activities. The system event logs keep IT administrators aware of the information, warning, and error events of the Turbo NAS. The system connection logs enable IT administrators to view the access history of each file (who, when, and what actions were done) easily, which can be exported as an 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 as the IT administrators also play an important role in system gatekeeper and guardian for security. When a suspicious connection is found, IT administrators can right click on the user to immediately add it to the block list or the disconnect list.
Centralized monitoring by Syslog Server
A central repository of log data from various network devices allows efficient management and security auditing in businesses. The Syslog server supporting UDP and TCP protocols enables IT administrators 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.
In addition to playing the role as a server for collecting logs from other devices, the Turbo NAS can also act as a client to send its own logs to the Syslog server.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. IT administrators can 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.IT administrators 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 IT administrators to replace hard drives having bad blocks with healthy ones in early stages.User Manual
Centralized notification for abnormal power supply
With this network UPS support, multiple Turbo NAS servers on the same TCP/IP network can be protected by a single UPS. The network UPS "master" is connected to the UPS via USB cable. Upon abnormal power failure, the UPS sends notification to the network UPS "master" via USB interface, and all the UPS "slaves" are informed by the UPS master via Ethernet. This ensures all Turbo NAS servers are properly shutdown when power fails.
In addition to protect multiple servers with network UPS deployment, IT administrators can also configure the Turbo NAS by using USB/SNMP standalone UPS mode.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 IT administrators to download and update the system in a just few clicks.User Manual
Easy configuration deployment
TFTP (Trivial File Transfer Protocol) is a file transfer protocol known for its simplicity. QNAP TFTP server with PXE booting provides an easy-to-use method to turn the Turbo NAS to a TFTP server for firmware upgrades, deployment or backup of configurations from various network devices such as routers and switches, and supports remote network booting of computers for system imaging or recovery.
Secure remote management
IT administrators can remotely access the Turbo NAS via Telnet or the encrypted Secure Shell (SSH); and execute commands for advanced programming or troubleshooting.User Manual
Easy system migration
Quick and easy
The Turbo NAS makes system migration incredibly simple. For a system upgrade of the Turbo NAS to a newer model, just move the hard disks from the original Turbo NAS to the new one in its original hard disk tray order, and it's done. All the data will be retained without disk initialization or configuration required.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
There are peak hours and off-peak hours in typical business environments. Proper configurations of the system hard drive running mode will help save energy bills and extend the hard drive lifespan. To achieve this, IT administrators can configure the hard disks to enter standby mode if there is no disk access within the specified period.User Manual
Scheduled power on/off or restart
Convenient power management
There might be occasions when the Turbo NAS is left free from usage in the business environments. The Turbo NAS offers scheduled power on/off feature that allows IT administrators to manage the system up time according to the working hours. IT administrators 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 flexible ways to configure system fan speed. IT administrators can choose to manually set the system fan at low, medium, or high speed, or enable the "Smart Fan" feature to access more sophisticated options, including a recommended option that automatically adjusts the fan at low and high speeds based on system pre-defined criterion, or a manual option that allows IT administrators to specify the system temperatures at which the fan stops, spins at low speed, or spins at high speed, 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 apps that support Wake on LAN. IT administrators do not have to walk across a large office area just to turn on the Turbo NAS.User Manual