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New products added on 28 November 2017
BenQ LK970 DLP 4K Laser Projector - UHD, 5000 Ansi, 100000;1, VGA, HDMI, HDBaseT, Lens ShiftBenQ LK970 DLP 4K Laser Projector - UHD, 5000 Ansi, 100000;1, VGA, HDMI, HDBaseT, Lens ShiftPart Number: 424711
Alogic VPLUCMDHD-BLK USB-C Portable Docking Station with Power Delivery - VROVA Plus Series - Black AluminiumAlogic VPLUCMDHD-BLK USB-C Portable Docking Station with Power Delivery - VROVA Plus Series - Black AluminiumPart Number: 424709
Gumdrop DropTech Case - For Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (Model 1724) / 5 (Model 1796) - Red

Gumdrop DropTech Case - For Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (Model 1724) / 5 (Model 1796) - Red

Part Number: 424708

Overview

The DropTech Microsoft Surface Pro 4 case isa slim and stylish way to keep your Surface Pro protected from everyday accidents wherever you go. Custom molded silicone/ABS casing ensures a secure fit that fully integrates with the kickstand while leaving the ports and keyboard connection fully accessible.

The case design also incorporatesa unique and secure multi-use Microsoft Pen slot so you'll always have it close at hand.

Key Features

  • Impact resistant, dual-layer silicone/ABS construction
  • Easy snap-on design
  • Built-in Microsoft Pen slot
  • Full integration with Microsoft Surface Pro 4 (Model 1724) / Microsoft Surface Pro 5 (Model 1796) kickstand
  • This DropTech case does not provide screen protection
STM DUX Case - To Suit iPhone 6/6S - RedSTM DUX Case - To Suit iPhone 6/6S - RedPart Number: 424707
STM Flip Case - To Suit iPhone 6 Plus/6S Plus - BlackSTM Flip Case - To Suit iPhone 6 Plus/6S Plus - BlackPart Number: 424706
STM Omni Multi-Fit Case - To Suit 7

STM Omni Multi-Fit Case - To Suit 7"- 8" or 9" - 10" Tablet - Black

Part Number: 424705

STM Omni Multi-Fit Case - To Suit 7"- 8" or 9" - 10" Tablet - Black

The omni is a universal fit tablet case for most 7-8" or 9 - 10" tablets. It has a slim and sleek cover that folds for both typing and viewing angles.

Features

  • Front cover folds for typing and or viewing orientations
  • Folding cover with soft microfibre lining provides protection from light bumps and scratches
  • Micro suction cup closer keeps omni's cover closed securely
  • Universal bracket fits most devices with 7-8" or 9 - 10" screens
  • Reusable adhesive allows for easy installation and device removal

Specifcations

Main material(s)

Polycarbonate & PU

Device space

0.16 x 7.5 x .62 in / 25.8 x 19.05 x 1.6 cm

Capacity

fits most 9 - 10" tablets

Weight

0.8 lbs / 0.3 kg

STM Omni Multi-Fit Case - To Suit 7

STM Omni Multi-Fit Case - To Suit 7"- 8" or 9" - 10" Tablet - Red

Part Number: 424704

STM Omni Multi-Fit Case - To Suit 7"- 8" or 9" - 10" Tablet - Red

The omni is a universal fit tablet case for most 7-8" or 9 - 10" tablets. It has a slim and sleek cover that folds for both typing and viewing angles.

Features

  • Front cover folds for typing and or viewing orientations
  • Folding cover with soft microfibre lining provides protection from light bumps and scratches
  • Micro suction cup closer keeps omni's cover closed securely
  • Universal bracket fits most devices with 7-8" or 9 - 10" screens
  • Reusable adhesive allows for easy installation and device removal

Specifcations

Main material(s)

Polycarbonate & PU

Device Space

0.16 x 7.5 x .62 in / 25.8 x 19.05 x 1.6 cm

Capacity

fits most 7 - 8" tablets

Weight

0.8 lbs / 0.3 kg

STM Atlas Case - To Suit iPad Pro 12.9

STM Atlas Case - To Suit iPad Pro 12.9" - Dutch Blue

Part Number: 424703

STM Atlas Case - To Suit iPad Pro 12.9" - Dutch Blue

The atlas is a low profile, protective case that provides a touch of class and style with a uniquely textured fabric cover and storage for the Apple Pencil.

Features

STM Goods Atlas Slim Folio Case for iPad Pro Banner

This low profile, protective case provides a distinctive dash of style for your tablet. The uniquely textured fabric cover supplies a tasteful touch to the exterior of your digital gear as it safeguards from bumps and scratches. Plus, this attractive case now features more secure integrated storage for the Apple Pencil.

  • Lightweight and low profile design protects from bumps and scratches without bulk
  • Variable viewing textured Friction Feet allow you to find the perfect viewing angle
  • CableReady Pencil Charging easily connect to power while the case is closed via internal cable channels
  • Instant on/off cover magnetic closure activates sleep and wake functionality to save energy
  • Custom tailored slot creates better fit, keeps Apple Pencil from moving around
  • Textured fabric cover provides a simple and elegant wrap around your iPad Pro

STM Goods Atlas Slim Folio Case for iPad Pro Features image

STM Goods Atlas Additional Photos Banner

Specifications

Main material(s)

Polyethylene / Polyester

Outer Dimension

H 12 x W 8.7 x D 0.13in/H 30.5 x W 22 x D 0.7cm

Device size

H 12.2 x W 9.45 x D 0.7in /H 31 x W 24 x H 1.8cm

Weight

1.37lbs /0.62kg

STM Atlas Case - To Suit iPad Pro 12.9STM Atlas Case - To Suit iPad Pro 12.9" - CharcoalPart Number: 424702
STM Atlas Case - To Suit iPad Pro 12.9

STM Atlas Case - To Suit iPad Pro 12.9" - Dark Red

Part Number: 424701

STM Atlas Case - To Suit iPad Pro 12.9" - Dark Red

The atlas is a low profile, protective case that provides a touch of class and style with a uniquely textured fabric cover and storage for the Apple Pencil.

Features

STM Goods Atlas Slim Folio Case for iPad Pro Banner

This low profile, protective case provides a distinctive dash of style for your tablet. The uniquely textured fabric cover supplies a tasteful touch to the exterior of your digital gear as it safeguards from bumps and scratches. Plus, this attractive case now features more secure integrated storage for the Apple Pencil.

  • Lightweight and low profile design protects from bumps and scratches without bulk
  • Variable viewing textured Friction Feet allow you to find the perfect viewing angle
  • CableReady Pencil Charging easily connect to power while the case is closed via internal cable channels
  • Instant on/off cover magnetic closure activates sleep and wake functionality to save energy
  • Custom tailored slot creates better fit, keeps Apple Pencil from moving around
  • Textured fabric cover provides a simple and elegant wrap around your iPad Pro

STM Goods Atlas Slim Folio Case for iPad Pro Features image

STM Goods Atlas Additional Photos Banner

Specifications

Main material(s)

Polyethylene / Polyester

Outer Dimension

H 12 x W 8.7 x D 0.13in/H 30.5 x W 22 x D 0.7cm

Device size

H 12.2 x W 9.45 x D 0.7in /H 31 x W 24 x H 1.8cm

Weight

1.37lbs /0.62kg

STM Atlas Case - To Suit iPad Pro 10.5STM Atlas Case - To Suit iPad Pro 10.5" - Dutch BluePart Number: 424700
STM Atlas Case - To Suit iPad Pro 10.5STM Atlas Case - To Suit iPad Pro 10.5" - CharcoalPart Number: 424699
STM Atlas Case - To Suit iPad Pro 10.5STM Atlas Case - To Suit iPad Pro 10.5" - Dark RedPart Number: 424698
STM DUX Plus Case - To Suit iPad Pro 12.9STM DUX Plus Case - To Suit iPad Pro 12.9" (2017) - RedPart Number: 424697
STM DUX Plus Case - To Suit iPad Pro 12.9STM DUX Plus Case - To Suit iPad Pro 12.9" (2017) - Midnight BluePart Number: 424696
STM DUX Plus Case - To Suit iPad Pro 12.9STM DUX Plus Case - To Suit iPad Pro 12.9" (2017) - BlackPart Number: 424695
STM DUX Plus Case - To Suit iPad Pro 10.5STM DUX Plus Case - To Suit iPad Pro 10.5" (Gen2) - RedPart Number: 424694
STM DUX Plus Case - To Suit iPad Pro 10.5STM DUX Plus Case - To Suit iPad Pro 10.5" (Gen2) - Midnight BluePart Number: 424693
QNAP_Systems TVS-1282T3-I7-64G 12-Bay NAS System - Diskless2.5QNAP Systems TVS-1282T3-I7-64G 12-Bay NAS System - Diskless
  • 2.5"/3.5" SSD/HDD(8), 2.5" SSD(4), Intel Core i7-7700(3.6GHz), 64GB-RAM, 512MB-DOM, M.2(2), GigLAN(4), HDMI(3), TB3(4), TWR
Part Number: 424692
QNAP_Systems TVS-1282T3-I7-32G 12-Bay NAS System - Diskless2.5QNAP Systems TVS-1282T3-I7-32G 12-Bay NAS System - Diskless
  • 2.5"/3.5" SSD/HDD(8), 2.5" SSD(4), Intel Core i7-7700(3.6GHz), 32GB-RAM, 512MB-DOM, M.2(2), GigLAN(4), HDMI(3), TB3(4), TWR
Part Number: 424691
QNAP_Systems TVS-1282T3-I5-16G 12-Bay NAS System - Diskless2.5QNAP Systems TVS-1282T3-I5-16G 12-Bay NAS System - Diskless
  • 2.5"/3.5" SSD/HDD(8), 2.5" SSD(4), Intel Core i5-7500(3.4GHz), 16GB-RAM, 512MB-DOM, M.2(2), GigLAN(4), HDMI(3), TB3(4), TWR
Part Number: 424690
Seagate 2000GB (2TB) Expansion Portable Drive - Black - 2.5Seagate 2000GB (2TB) Expansion Portable Drive - Black - 2.5" HDD, USB3.0Part Number: 424689
QNAP_Systems TS-EC880U-E3-4GE-R2 8-Bay Unified NAS System - Diskless, 2U Rackmount3.5QNAP Systems TS-EC880U-E3-4GE-R2 8-Bay Unified NAS System - Diskless, 2U Rackmount
  • 3.5"/2.5" SATA SSD/HDD(8), Intel Xeon E3-1246v3(3.50GHz), 4GB-RAM, 512MB-DOM, 10GbE SFP+(2), USB3.0/2.0, Rackmountable
Part Number: 424688
Targus 14Targus 14" Balance EcoSmart Backpack - To Suit 14" Notebook - BlackPart Number: 424687
Targus 15.6Targus 15.6" Balance EcoSmart Backpack - To Suit up to 15.6" Notebook - BlackPart Number: 424686
QNAP_Systems TS-863U-RP-4G 8-Bay NAS System - Diskless, 2U Rackmount2.5

QNAP Systems TS-863U-RP-4G 8-Bay NAS System - Diskless, 2U Rackmount

  • 2.5"/3.5" SATA HDD(8), AMD QC(2.0GHz), 4GB-RAM, 10GbE SFP+(1), GigLAN(4), USB3.0/2.0, Rackmountable

Part Number: 424685

Qnap Systems TS-863U-RP-4G 8-Bay NAS System - Diskless, 2U Rackmount

Features

  • 10GbE-ready, highly-efficient storage solution for HD video editing and sharing
  • Hot-swappable redundant power supplies to ensure maximum system uptime
  • Hardware-accelerated encryption engine for efficient cryptographic performance exceeding 800 MB/s
  • Run multiple Windows®/Linux®/UNIX®/Android™ based virtual machines with the Virtualization Station
  • Manage, share, and back up business data with Real-time Remote Replication (RTRR)
  • NAS and iSCSI-SAN (IP-SAN) unified storage solution for server virtualization
  • Supports VMware, Citrix, and Microsoft Hyper-V and advanced virtualization features
  • Scale up to 20 drives with a QNAP UX-1200U-RP expansion enclosure

Overview

The TS-863U-RP is a powerful network storage system powered by a high-performance AMD quad-core processor. It uniquely provides 10GbE at a budget price to maximize ROI, and doubles the encrypted file transfer performance with the AES-NI hardware-accelerated encryption engine to over 800 MB/s. Powered by the QTS operating system, the TS-863U-RP provides versatile all-in-one server functionalities as well as unique features including Virtualization Station, which allows users to run VMs on the same device. The TS-863U-RP is designed for small and medium-sized businesses looking for backup, restoration, private cloud, storage for virtualization, and to future-proof their IT infrastructure for 10GbE networks.

Speedy transfer and hardware-accelerated encryption with AES-NI

The TS-863U-RP is equipped with an energy-efficient 64-bit AMD quad-core 2.0GHz processor with 4GB DDR3L-1600 RAM (upgradable to 16GB), SATA 6Gb/s, one SFP+ 10GbE and four Gigabit LAN ports for lightning-fast multi-tasking performance with SSD cache support. The TS-863U-RP is a powerful NAS that delivers up to 1,090 MB/s sequential read throughput with one 10GbE configuration. The TS-863U-RP's hardware-accelerated encryption engine provides unmatched encryption performance in its class, up to 813 MB/s with AES-256 bit full NAS volume encryption, boosting system performance & security while ensuring the safety of sensitive business data stored in the TS-863U-RP.

 

Tested in QNAP Labs. Figures may vary by environment.

Test Environment
NAS:
OS: QTS 4.2.0
Volume type: RAID 5; 12 x Intel DC S3500 SSDSC2BB240G4 SSD
Network environment: direct connection between NAS and PC, QNAP LAN-10G1SR NIC

Client PCs:
Intel Core i7-4770 3.40GHz CPU; DDR3 1600Hz 16GB; WD 1TB WD10EZEX; QNAP LAN-10G1SR NIC;
Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1

Built-in 10GbE connectivity

The TS-863U-RP supports 10 Gigabit high-speed networks with an included single-port SFP+ 10GbE network adapter in addition to the default 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports. The SFP+ 10GbE network adaptor can be replaced with a 10GBASE-T or a 2-port 10GbE adapter for the maximum flexibility. The 10GbE-ready TS-863U-RP delivers lightning-fast data throughput for businesses that demand higher bandwidth for virtualization and fast backup and restoration for an ever-growing amount of data. Coupled with its large storage capacity potential, the TS-863U-RP is perfect for companies to store massive data and excel in fast data transmission.

Bridge between 1 & 10GbE to maximize network accessibility with no extra cost

QNAP provides Network & Virtual Switch that integrates the management of TCP/IP, IPv4, IPv6, and Wi-Fi in conjunction with virtual switches. It centralizes creating, configuring, and managing network resources for the TS-863U-RP, virtual machines and containerized apps, and allows you to connect your computers and devices to both local and remote networks with greater flexibility. For example, you can connect 1GbE devices to your QNAP NAS to attain a 10GbE working environment for data transmission without buying an expensive 1/10Gb Ethernet switch. Network usage becomes easier, more flexible, and lighter on the budget.

Seamless capacity expansion

The TS-863U-RP offers a high performance yet affordable storage solution to fulfill the needs of businesses for archiving rapidly-growing data & large files. The TS-863U-RP supports capacity expansion by connecting a QNAP expansion enclosure. With the QNAP scale-up solution, the raw storage capacity can be expanded on demand*, making the TS-863U-RP an ideal file center for storage-intensive business applications such as video surveillance, data archiving, TV broadcast storage, and more.

The maximum number of drives available by connecting QNAP expansion enclosures:

Turbo NAS Model QNAP Expansion Enclosure No. of RAID Expansion Enclosure Total HDD No. (NAS + Enclosure)
TS-863U-RP UX-1200U-RP 1 20
UX-800U-RP 1 16

High reliability design ensuring business continuity

The business-ready TS-863U-RP is designed to provide 24/7 operations and services. The support for comprehensive RAID configurations and hot-swapping allow for replacing hard drives without service interruption. QNAP's advanced RAID recovery technology also helps if any healthy drives are accidentally removed from a degraded RAID volume. The system can be recovered by reinserting the wrongly-removed hard drives so the data can still be accessible. The TS-863U-RP delivers high reliability and efficiency with quad LAN support for multiple port-trunking modes including fail-over support. The TS-863U-RP also features a hot-swappable redundant power supply to ensure maximum system uptime.

QTS - Simple and efficient

Thanks to the intuitive user interface of QTS, your NAS experience is smarter, smoother and spectacular. Its modern flat design streamlines loading times, and the intelligent desktop allows you to find desired functions quickly, create desktop shortcuts or group shortcuts, monitor important system information on a real-time basis, and open multiple application windows to run multiple tasks concurrently, bringing greater operating efficiency.

Qsirch – A smarter, faster way to search

Qsirch

Quickly and easily find documents, photos, videos, and music with Qsirch, QNAP's new built-in NAS search application lets you find what you need by real-time, natural search. Simply type in as much as you know about what you are trying to find, including parts of the file name or even words/phrases in the document, and Qsirch will display a list of matches complete with thumbnails as you type. Qsirch even remembers your search history so you can quickly navigate to files you've previously searched for. Qsirch is a huge productivity boost that greatly reduces the time spent looking for files on the NAS, allowing you to focus on other tasks.

Run additional operating systems on the TS-863U-RP

The TS-863U-RP is empowered by AMD Virtualization (AMD-V) technology to support Virtualization Station, transforming it into a 2-in-a-box device that can function as an all-in-one NAS and a virtualization platform. Virtualization Station supports multiple operating systems, virtual machine (VM) creation, VM backup & restoration, VM import/export, snapshot, and enables desktop operations on web browsers. You can also download VMs on demand from online VM marketplaces and import them to the NAS without any complex procedures.

Container Station – LXC and Docker Containers inclusive

QNAP Container Station exclusively integrates LXC and Docker lightweight virtualization technologies, allowing you to operate multiple isolated Linux systems on the TS-863U-RP as well as download apps from the built-in Docker Hub Registry. It supports container import/export and permission settings, and features an informative dashboard and flexible user interface for you to manage multiple containers. You can experience the amazing Container Station and enjoy the playground of virtual containers with the TS-863U-RP.

Powerful QNAP flexible volume

QNAP's flexible volume provides a more secure and flexible way to store NAS data. This next-generation volume offers powerful features such as storage pooling with multiple RAID group protection, thin provisioned volumes with space reclaim, block-level iSCSI LUN, and online capacity expansion. The QTS Storage Manager neatly presents tools and options for managing system storage which greatly simplifies the process of NAS capacity expansion and QNAP RAID expansion enclosure management.

Cross-platform file sharing, centralized data storage

The TS-863U-RP supports SMB/CIFS, NFS, and AFP protocols for file sharing across Windows, Mac, Linux/UNIX networks. Data, logs and ISO images of CDs and DVDs can be centrally stored on the TS-863U-RP and protected by an integrated antivirus solution. The Windows AD and LDAP services enable system administrators to configure user permissions by using an existing Windows AD server, LDAP server or built-in LDAP service. The TS-863U-RP supports SAMBA v4 and can act as a Windows domain controller to manage privilege settings.

Well-rounded backup solutions to secure data

QNAP NetBak Replicator supports real-time and scheduled data backup on Windows including Outlook email archiving. Apple Time Machine is also supported to provide Mac OS X users with a solution to effortlessly back up data to the TS-863U-RP. A wide range of third-party backup software such as Acronis True Image and Symantec Backup Exec are also supported.

Volume & LUN snapshot simplifies restoration

QTS Storage Manager adds an easy-to-use web-based snapshot tool for you to easily back up and restore data on the TS-863U-RP back to any point of time to prevent the loss of important data. You can take snapshots for both volumes and LUN, efficiently replicate volume/LUN snapshots to remote servers by copying only the changes made, and quickly clone a volume /LUN snapshot as a local volume without interrupting the current system operation. You can even set up the system to automatically take a snapshot of the volume before backup via RTRR/rsync, even when the file is opened.

Disaster recovery solutions brings peace of mind

The TS-863U-RP offers various data recovery options. RTRR (Real-Time Remote Replication) supports real time or scheduled data backup to a remote Turbo NAS or FTP server and synchronizes files to a remote folder from a local folder with better backup efficiency and reduced backup time. The TS-863U-RP also supports the rsync protocol to back up data to another remote server on a scheduled basis. Data can also be backed up to and restored from a range of cloud storage services, including Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Microsoft Azure, ElephantDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive, Google Cloud Storage, and more.

Comprehensive security options

In open network environments, business data may be exposed in a potential hack. The TS-863U-RP provides numerous security options, such as encrypted access, IP blocking, and more. IT administrators can also control the access rights of each user to different folders, preventing unauthorized access to important files. The TS-863U-RP further supports AES 256-bit encryption for both volumes and shared folders, preventing sensitive business data from unauthorized access and breach even if the hard drives or the entire system were stolen.

Storage for comprehensive virtualization applications

The TS-863U-RP supports VMware and Citrix, and is compatible with Microsoft Hyper-V and Windows Server 2012, benefiting flexible deployment and management in the virtualization environments. The TS-863U-RP supports VMware VAAI and Microsoft ODX to increase performance by offloading server loading for ESXi server and Hyper-V respectively, and supports QNAP vSphere Client plug-in and QNAP SMI-S provider with enhanced operational efficiency and management in virtualization applications.

File synchronization across multiple devices

The Qsync utility turns your TS-863U-RP into a high-capacity, safe data center for file synchronization. Any file uploaded to the TS-863U-RP will be made available for all linked devices, such as computers, laptops or mobile devices. With central configuration mode, you can directly manage user privileges, set up Qsync client configurations, and apply customized or default settings effortlessly to all devices at once from one device. If your TS-863U-RP is stolen or lost, you can remotely erase the Qsync folder to avoid data breaches, and even restore it after you have retrieved the device. Qsync is especially useful for frequent travelers to manage files and always have the most updated files on different devices. Qsync provides multiple ways of file synchronization and group file sharing, greatly enhancing the flexibility of collaboration.

Comprehensive surveillance solution providing 24/7 security

Surveillance Station is a professional network surveillance Video Management System (VMS) that offers a user-friendly management interface, over 3,000 compatible IP camera models, and expandable IP camera channel licenses. It supports real-time monitoring, video & audio recording and playback with a wide range of customizable settings. You can also install the Vmobile app on your iOS or Android devices to manage the monitored channels anytime and anywhere to safeguard your office environment, or install the Vcam mobile app to turn your device into a network camera to instantly record to your TS-863U-RP. The TS-863U-RP offers 4 free IP camera channels and you can expand up to 40 channels by purchasing additionallicenses.

Install-on-demand apps to extend NAS functionality

Thanks to its x86 architecture, the TS-863U-RP can support more NAS Apps than ARM-based platforms. The built-in App Center provides various install-on-demand apps developed by QNAP and third-party developers, including tools for backup/sync, business, content management, communications, download, entertainment, and much more. It is also a centralized location for managing & updating installed apps. In addition, QNAP's development platform embraces the open-source spirit to enable developers to create their own apps, adding potentially limitless potential for the TS-863U-RP.

Additional SMB-ready features

The TS-863U-RP supports various business applications as an all-in-one Turbo NAS with cost-efficiency.

FTP Server

The Turbo NAS supports FTP server to share large files, with user-defined settings including bandwidth limitation, number of connections, and write-only permissions.

Web Server

The Turbo NAS supports Web server which allows numerous websites built on the same server conveniently. Administrators can manage up to 32 websites on the single one Turbo NAS with reduced IT cost.

RADIUS Server

The Turbo NAS supports RADIUS server which provides centralized authorization management for computers to connect and use a network service.

VPN Server

The Turbo NAS supports VPN server which provides an easy way for IT administrators to build up a secure private network and allows the staff to log on from outside the office and access business resources securely such as files and Internet connections.

Printer Server

The Turbo NAS supports Printer server to send remote printing request over the Internet (max. 3 USB printers), and supports IPP (Internet Printing Protocol), Samba, print job management and Bonjour printing for Mac OS X.

Surveillance Station

The Turbo NAS supports Surveillance Station to connect and manage multiple IP cameras remotely, including real-time monitoring, video recording, playback, and event notifications.

Specifications

Hardware

CPU

Quad-core 64-bit AMD 2.0GHz

Flash Memory

512MB (DOM)

Memory (RAM)

4GB DDR3L (4GB x 1)

Number of RAM Slots

2 (Max 16GB, SO-DIMM DDR3L)

Note: For the information of RAM module installation and compatible NAS models, please refer to the QNAP RAM Module Installation Guide.

Max. number of HDDs/SSDs

8 x 2.5" or 3.5" SATA 6Gb/s, 3Gb/s

NOTE:

1. The system is shipped without HDD.

2. For the HDD compatibility list, please visit https://www.qnap.com/compatibility

Hard Disk Tray

8 x Hot-swappable tray

Expansion Enclosure Support

1 (UX-1200U-RP, UX-800U-RP)

Gigabit LAN Ports

4

10GbE

1 x SFP+

Expansion Slot (PCI-E)

1 (pre-installed SFP+ NIC)

USB 2.0

2

USB 3.0

2

LED Indicators

HDD 1-8, Status, LAN, USB, Power

Buttons

Power, Reset

System Fan

2 x 70mm, 12V DC

Form Factor

2U Rackmount

Dimensions (HxWxD) mm

89(H) x 482(W) x 534(D) mm

3.5(H) x 18.98(W) x 21.02(D) inch

Weight (Net/ Gross)

11.02 kg (24.29 lbs.) / 19.26 kg (42.46 lbs.)

Temperature

0 - 40 C

Humidity

5 - 95% R.H

Power Supply Specification

ATX 250W (x2), Input: 100V-240V ~ / 5A-2.5A, 50Hz-60Hz

Power Consumption: (W)

HDD Sleep Mode: 51.29 (w/ 10GbE NIC)

In Operation: 107.30 (w/ 10GbE NIC)

Sound Level

Sound pressure (LpAm) :36.4 dB(A)

Software

Operating System

QTS 4.2 (embedded Linux)

Supported Client OS

1. Windows 7 (32/64-bit), Windows 8 (32/64-bit), Windows Server 2003/2008 R2/2012/2012R2

2. Apple Mac OS X

3. Linux & UNIX

Supported Browsers

1. Microsoft Internet Explorer 10+

2. Mozilla Firefox 8+

3. Apple Safari 4+

4. Google Chrome

Multilingual Support

1. Chinese (Traditional & Simplified), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish

Storage Management

1. QNAP flexible Volume/LUN with thin provisioning and space reclaim

2. RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, + hot spare*

3. Supports storage pools

4. Supports snapshots

1. Supports Volume/LUN snapshot

2. Snapshot manager

3. Snapshot clone

4. Snapshot vault

5. Snapshot replica

6. Snapshot agent for Windows VSS and VMware

5. Online volume expansion

6. Online storage pool expansion

7. Online RAID capacity expansion and online RAID level migration

8. SMART data migration

9. Storage expansion via a QNAP UX-1200U-RP/UX-800U-RP expansion unit

10. JBOD enclosure roaming

11. SSD read-only/read-write cache

12. Bad block scan and hard drive S.M.A.R.T.

13. Bad block recovery

14. RAID recovery

15. Bitmap support

* This feature may vary by model.

Networking

1. TCP/IP (IPv4 & IPv6: Dual Stack)*

2. Quad Gigabit NICs with jumbo frame (failover, multi-IP settings, port trunking/NIC teaming)

3. Service binding based on network interfaces

4. Squid Proxy server

5. Proxy client

6. DHCP client, DHCP server

7. Protocols: CIFS/SMB, AFP (v3.3), NFS (v3), FTP, FTPS, SFTP, TFTP, HTTP(S), Telnet, SSH, iSCSI, SNMP, SMTP, and SMSC

8. UPnP & Bonjour Discovery

9. USB Wi-Fi Adapter Support

* Not all services are supported.

Security

1. Network access protection with auto-blocking: SSH, Telnet, HTTP(S), FTP, CIFS/SMB, AFP

2. CIFS host access control for shared folders

3. FIPS 140-2 validated AES 256-bit volume-based and shared folder data encryption*

4. AES 256-bit external drive encryption*

5. Importable SSL certificates

6. Instant alert via E-mail, SMS, beep, and push service

7. 2-step verification

* Data encryption functions may be unavailable in accordance with the legislative restrictions of some countries.

File System

1. Internal Hard Drive: EXT4

2. External Hard Drive: EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, FAT32, HFS+

Power Management

1. Wake on LAN

2. Internal hard drive standby mode

3. Scheduled power on/off

4. Automatic power on after power recovery

5. USB and network UPS support with SNMP management

Access Right Management

1. Batch users creation

2. Import/Export users

3. User quota management

4. Local user access control for CIFS, AFP, FTP, and WebDAV

5. Application access control for Photo Station, Music Station, Video Station, and File Station

6. Subfolder permissions support for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, and File Station

Domain Authentication Integration

1. Microsoft Active Directory (AD) & Domain Controller support

2. LDAP server, LDAP client

3. Domain users login via CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, and File Station

myQNAPcloud Service

1. Private cloud storage and sharing

2. Free host name registration (DDNS)

3. Supports myQNAPcloud SSL certificates (paid service)

4. Auto router configuration (via UPnP)

5. Web-based file manager with HTTPS 2048-bit encryption

6. CloudLink for remote access without any complicated router setup

7. myQNAPcloud connect for easy VPN connection (Windows VPN utility)

Qsync

1. Syncs files across multiple devices with SSL support

2. Selective synchronization for only syncing specific folders

3. Use team folders as a file center for greater team collaboration (maximum sync tasks: 32)

4. Shares files by links via e-mail

5. Policy settings for conflicting files and file type filter support

6. Version control: up to 64 versions.

7. Incremental synchronization for HDD space saving

8. Unified privilege management

9. Unified configuration management

10. Supports central configuration mode

11. Supports remote erase / restore

12. Supports shared folders sync

13. Supports Windows & Mac OS

Web Administration

1. Smart toolbar and dashboard for neat system status display

2. Smart fan Control

3. Dynamic DNS (DDNS)

4. SNMP (v2 & v3)

5. Resource monitor

6. Network recycle bin for file deletion via CIFS/SMB, AFP, and File Station

1. Automatic Cleanup

2. File Type Filter

7. Comprehensive logs (events & connection)

8. Syslog client/server

9. System settings backup and restore

10. Mobile app: Qmanager for remote system monitoring & management

Powerful All-in-one server

File Server

1. File sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX

2. Windows ACL

3. Advanced folder permissions for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP

4. Shared folder aggregation (CIFS/SMB)

FTP Server

1. FTP over SSL/TLS (Explicit)

2. FXP support

3. Passive ftp port range control

File Station

1. Supports mounting a Cloud Drive (such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, Amazon Drive, Yandex Disk and Box)

2. Supports mounting remote shared folders through FTP, WebDAV or Microsoft networking (SMB/CIFS)

3. Supports opening documents via Office Online, Google Docs or Chrome Extension (Edit Office files in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides)

4. Supports ISO Mounting (Up to 256 ISO Files)

5. Supports thumbnail display of multimedia files

6. Supports sharing download links and upload links

7. Supports sharing to other NAS users

8. Drag-n-drop Files via Chrome and Firefox Browsers

9. Photo, music, and video preview and playback

10. File Compression (ZIP or 7z)

11. Supports displaying subtitles (*.SRT, UTF-8 format)

12. Mobile App: Qfile for file browsing and management

Backup Station

1. Remote replication server (over rsync)

2. Real-time remote replication (RTRR) to another QNAP NAS or FTP server

3. Works as both RTRR server & client with bandwidth control

4. Real-time & scheduled backup

5. Backup versioning for RTRR

6. Snapshot support for RTRR/rsync

7. Encryption, compression, file filter, and transfer rate limitation

8. Encrypted replication between QNAP NAS servers

9. Desktop backup with QNAP NetBak Replicator for Windows

10. Apple Time Machine backup support

11. Data backup to multiple external storage devices

12. Synchronizes with cloud storage: Amazon S3, ElephantDrive, Dropbox, and Google Drive

13. Third party backup software support: Veeam backup & replication, Acronis True Image, Arcserve backup, emc retrospect, Symantec Backup Exec, etc.

Print Server

1. Max number of printers: 3

2. Supports Internet Printing Protocol

3. Print job display and management

4. IP-based and domain name-based privilege control

Cloud Backup Station

1. Amazon S3

2. Amazon Glacier

3. WebDAV-based cloud storage

4. Microsoft Azure

5. OpenStack

AirPlay & Chromecast

1. Streams videos, photos and music from the NAS to Apple TV via Qle or Media Streaming add-on.

2. Streams videos, photos and music from the NAS to TV with a Chromecast dongle via Qle , Qvideo or Media Streaming add-on.

Virtualization Station

1. Supports Virtual Machine (VM) creation to run operating systems such as Windows, Linux, Unix and Android

2. Supports VM import and export

3. Supports VM cloning

4. Supports VM snapshots

5. Supports VM backup and restore

6. VM console can be displayed via HDMI output - QVM

7. HTML5-based shared remote console

Storage Plug & Connect

1. Creating and mapping shared folders by QNAP Windows Qfinder Pro

2. Creation of and connection to iSCSI target/LUN

iSCSI (IP SAN)

1. iSCSI target with multi-LUNs per target (Up to 256 targets/LUNs combined)

2. Supports LUN mapping & masking

3. Online LUN capacity expansion

4. Support for SPC-3 persistent reservation

5. Supports MPIO & MC/S

6. iSCSI LUN backup, one-time snapshot, and restoration

7. iSCSI connection and management by QNAP Windows Qfinder Pro

8. Virtual disk drive (via iSCSI initiator)

9. Stack chaining master

10. Max No. of virtual disk drives: 8

Surveillance Station

1. Supports over 3,000 IP cameras

2. Includes 4 free camera licenses, up to 40 camera channels via additional license purchase

3. Instant playback to check recent events

4. Online editing to edit cameras during live view

5. Visual aid by e-map

6. Playback and speed control using the shuttle bar

7. Video preview on playback timeline

8. Intelligent video analytics (IVA) for advanced video searching

9. Surveillance client for Mac

10. Mobile surveillance app: Vmobile (iOS and Android)

11. Mobile recording app: Vcam (iOS and Android)

VPN Server

1. Secure remote access: PPTPL2TP/IPsec & OpenVPN VPN services

2. Max number of clients: 30

VPN Client

1. Supported VPN protocols: PPTP & OpenVPN services

2. PPTP Authentication: PAP, CHAP, MS-CHAP, MS-CHAPv2

3. PPTP Encryption: None, AES 40/128 bit, AES 256 bit

4. OpenVPN Encryption: None, AES 40/128 bit, AES 256 bit

5. Transmission package monitor

6. OpenVPN port control

7. OpenVPN link compression

DLNA Server

1. Supports DLNA/UPnP TVs and players such as PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

2. Support CUE indexing file for APE, FLAC audio format.

*DRM-protected content is not supported.

Q'center (NAS CMS)

1. Multiple NAS monitoring

2. Utilization history reports

3. Unified configuration management

4. Visual display reports

5. Monitor NAS behind NAT router with Q'center Assistant

6. Virtual appliances supported for Hyper-V and VMware

App Center

1. Over 100 official and community software add-ons (Photo Station, Music Station, Video Station, Download Station, Notes Station, Signage Station, Dropbox, Google Drive Sync, McAfee, WordPress, HappyGet II, Gmail Backup, and more.)

QNAP_Systems TS-831X-8G 8-Bay NAS System - Diskless3.5QNAP Systems TS-831X-8G 8-Bay NAS System - Diskless
  • 3.5"/2.5" SATA SSD/HDD(8), Alpine AL-314(1.7GHz), 8GB-RAM, 512MB-Flash, PCI-E 2.0x2(1), 10GbE SFP+(2), GigLAN(2), USB3.0, TWR
Part Number: 424684
QNAP_Systems TS-653B-8G 6-Bay NAS System - Diskless3.5QNAP Systems TS-653B-8G 6-Bay NAS System - Diskless
  • 3.5"/2.5" SATA SSD/HDD(6), Intel Celeron J3455(1.5GHz), 8GB-RAM, GigLAN(2), PCI-E 2.0x2(1), 0.96" Mono OLED, HDMI(2), USB Type-C, TWR
Part Number: 424683
QNAP_Systems TS-653B-4G 6-Bay NAS System - Diskless3.5QNAP Systems TS-653B-4G 6-Bay NAS System - Diskless
  • 3.5"/2.5" SATA SSD/HDD(6), Intel Celeron J3455(1.5GHz), 4GB-RAM, GigLAN(2), 0.96" Mono OLED, HDMI(2), USB3.0, TWR
Part Number: 424682
QNAP_Systems TS-531X-8G 5-Bay NAS System - Diskless3.5

QNAP Systems TS-531X-8G 5-Bay NAS System - Diskless

  • 3.5"/2.5" SATA SSD/HDD(5), Alpine AL-314(1.7GHz), 8GB-RAM, 512MB-Flash, 10GbE SFP+(2), GigLAN(2), USB3.0, TWR

Part Number: 424681

Qnap Systems TS-531X-8G 5-Bay NAS System - Diskless

Features

  • 10GbE readiness, SSD cache, and hardware-accelerated encryption engine
  • VJBOD allows using the TS-531X to expand the storage capacity of other QNAP NAS
  • Enjoy containerized virtualization and IoT app development with Container Station
  • Build a private cloud to centrally organize & manage files and backup tasks
  • Secure access with VPN Server & VPN Client
  • Quickly find files using a real-time, natural search with Qsirch
  • Centrally manage multiple email accounts with QmailAgent
  • Easily manage contact information on your NAS with Qcontactz
  • Expand the storage capacity to 21 drives by using QNAP expansion enclosures

Overview

The TS-531X supports 5 hard drives and comes with two built-in 10GbE SFP+ ports to fully support 10GbE network environments. Equipped with a strong hardware-accelerated encryption engine, it doubles the encrypted file transfer performance, providing a secure and reliable quad-core NAS solution. Powered by the QTS operating system, the TS-531X provides versatile all-in-one server functionalities and unique features including Container Station, which allows users to rapidly develop and deploy Internet of Things (IoT) apps, and VJBOD (Virtual JBOD), which introduces an economical way to utilize the TS-531X's unused NAS storage space for expanding the storage capacity of other QNAP NAS. The TS-531X is a cost-effective storage solution designed for growing businesses looking for backup, restoration, private cloud, storage for virtualization, and to future-proof their IT infrastructure for 10GbE networks.

Quad-core 1.7 GHz* CPU, 2GB/8GB RAM and hardware-accelerated encryption

The TS-531X is equipped with a quad-core AnnapurnaLabs, an Amazon company Alpine AL-314 1.7GHz processor by Amazon and 2GB/8GB DDR3 RAM (upgradable to 16GB). Coupled with SATA 6Gb/s, two 10GbE SFP+ LAN ports and two Gigabit LAN ports, the TS-531X delivers up to 1723 MB/s throughput. The TS-531X also features hardware-accelerated encryption to deliver up to 298 MB/s throughput with AES 256-bit volume-based data encryption, boosting system performance & security while ensuring the safety of sensitive business data stored in the NAS.

Tested in QNAP Labs. Figures may vary by environment.

Test Environment:
NAS:
OS: QTS 4.2.2
Volume type: RAID 5; 5 x Intel SSDSC2BB240G4 SSD
Client PCs:
Intel Core i7-4790 3.60GHz CPU; DDR3L 1600Hz 16GB; 10GbE NIC: QNAP LAN-10G2SF-MLX & LAN-10G1SR; Windows 10

10GbE-ready with built-in 10GbE SFP+ ports and supports 10GBASE-T LAN card

The TS-531X provides not only two Gigabit Ethernet ports but also two 10GbE SFP+ ports to fully support 10GbE high-speed networks, delivering lightning-fast throughput for businesses that demand higher bandwidth for virtualization and fast backup & restoration for an ever-growing amount of data. The extra PCIe slot allows for the installation of a third 10GbE port for flexible high-speed network deployment. Coupled with its large storage capacity potential, the 10GbE-ready TS-531X is perfect for companies to store massive amounts of data and excel in fast data transmission.

QM2 expansion card redefines NAS function

QNAP's QM2 is a PCIe expansion card that features dual M.2 SSD slots and 10GbE connectivity* (individual cards may vary in functionality). This allows users to easily set up SSD caching to optimize NAS performance. 10GbE-compatible models can also future proof the TS-531X for use with 10GbE networks. Equipped with a dedicated cooling module, the QM2 can maintain its high performance even when tasked with the highest workloads.

SSD cache acceleration

The TS-531X supports SSD caching to greatly boost the IOPS performance of storage volumes and increase operational efficiency. It is perfect for improving the overall workflow of IOPS-demanding applications and allows the best of both cost and performance by combining SSDs with HDDs.

VJBOD: Maximize storage utilization across multiple QNAP NAS

Besides using expansion enclosures, there is an additional option to expand NAS storage capacity. QNAP VJBOD (Virtual JBOD) is network-based JBOD, allowing you to expand the storage of a QNAP NAS with multiple QNAP NAS units. The TS-531X offers great potential for economically expanding the storage of other QNAP NAS with VJBOD, and to create virtual storage pools and volumes on virtual disks for operating NAS services.

Rapidly deploy IoT apps with Container Station

QNAP Container Station exclusively integrates LXC and Docker lightweight virtualization technologies, allowing you to operate multiple isolated Linux systems on the TS-531X as well as download apps from the built-in Docker Hub Registry. It supports container import/export and permission settings, and features an informative dashboard and flexible user interface for you to manage multiple containers. What's more, Container Station provides an ideal platform with countless hands-on containerized apps for developers to easily apply, rapidly develop, and conveniently deploy IoT applications. Simply search for "IoT" in Container Station, acquire proper containers, and create your diverse IoT applications.

QmailAgent: a mailroom center for your private cloud

QmailAgent is an online email client that helps you manage multiple email accounts, allowing you to access all of your emails and to easily switch between different accounts. It provides complete functionality for composing, reading and organizing emails. You can even attach files, photos and documents directly from the TS-531X when composing emails. iOS and Android users can use the QmailClient app to quickly check multiple email accounts with mobile devices, and to browse & send emails using the QmailAgent on their TS-531X. You can use QmailAgent together with Qsirch, which supports searching through the .eml files stored on the TS-531X, to make searching through and managing massive amounts of emails much easier.

Qcontactz: easily manage huge amounts of contacts on the NAS

Qcontactz is a dedicated app for centrally storing and managing contact information for colleagues, business partners, family, and more. A near-limitless number of contacts can be stored on the TS-531X, with the ability to sort them into groups and to encrypt sensitive/confidential contact information. Qcontactz supports manually adding contact information and importing from multiple Google accounts, CSV files, and vCARD 3.0 files. Qcontactz can also export contacts as CSV or vCARD 3.0 files. Important and frequently-used contacts are also automatically learned by Qcontactz for greater organization, and a smart search function is provided. Qcontactz offers snapshot backups that enable you to revert to a previous version of your contacts list according to your needs. A companion app for iPhone and Android phones is also available for transferring contacts from your phone to your NAS and to remotely access all of the your contacts stored on the NAS.

All-new Notes Station 3: handy private cloud notepad featuring collaborative writing function

The revamped Notes Station features an optimized interface for a smoother user experience. Notes Station allows users to collectively write documents and helps users to track changes by keeping the revision history of documents. Notes Station provides useful image-editing tools, helping you create well-designed documents. You can also create sharing links to share documents in real time. Documents can be encrypted to prevent unauthorized access, and snapshot backup is provided to retain different versions of documents edited at different time periods. With its importing/exporting and full-site backup functions, Notes Station supports backing up your documents to local or remote QNAP NAS.

QTS - Simple and efficient

Thanks to the intuitive QTS user interface, your NAS experience is smarter, smoother and spectacular. Its modern flat design streamlines loading times, and the intelligent desktop allows you to quickly find desired functions, create desktop shortcuts or group shortcuts, monitor important system information on a real-time basis, and open multiple application windows to run multiple tasks concurrently, bringing greater working efficiency. QTS breaks the barriers of devices, platforms and geography to bring optimized cloud experiences to you.

Cross-platform file sharing, centralized data storage

The TS-531X supports SMB/CIFS, NFS, and AFP protocols for file sharing across Windows, Mac, Linux/UNIX networks. Data, logs and ISO images of CDs and DVDs can be centrally stored on the TS-531X and protected by an integrated antivirus solution. The Windows AD and LDAP services enable system administrators to configure user permissions by using an existing Windows AD server, LDAP server or built-in LDAP service. The TS-531X supports SAMBA v4 and can act as a Windows domain controller to manage privilege settings.

Centralize backup, restoration and synchronization with Hybrid Backup Sync

Hybrid Backup Sync consolidates backup, restoration and synchronization functions into a single QTS app (via RTRR, rsync, FTP, and CIFS/SMB protocols) and provides comprehensive data backup and disaster recovery solutions by easily transferring data to local/remote QNAP NAS, remote servers, and to cloud storage spaces. You can synchronize files between the TS-531X and cloud storage in real time (including Amazon Glacier, Azure Storage, Google Cloud Storage, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, Dropbox, Amazon Drive, Yandex Disk, Box, Amazon S3, OpenStack Swift and WebDAV cloud services). Hybrid Backup Sync supports multi-version backup, flexible job scheduling, file compression, and more.

Comprehensive security options

In open network environments, business data may be exposed in a potential hack. The TS-531X provides numerous security options, such as antivirus, encrypted access, IP blocking, 2-step verification, and more. IT administrators can also control the access rights of each user to different folders, preventing unauthorized access to important files. The TS-531X supports AES 256-bit encryption, preventing sensitive business data from unauthorized access and breach even if the hard drives or the entire system were stolen.

Secure access with VPN Server & VPN Client

The TS-531X can be used as a VPN server with L2TP/IPsec, OpenVPN, and PPTP support, allowing you to securely access data shared within private local networks. It can also be used as a VPN Client to connect to other VPN servers (connecting multiple servers at the same time is possible) or virtual private networks through PPTP and OpenVPN for secure data transmission. You can connect devices to your NAS and the VPN server at home to access data on the LAN; via VPN Client on your NAS, for example, you can connect to VPN servers in foreign countries for accessing regionally-restricted services.

Qsirch - a smarter, faster way to search

Qsirch

The TS-531X supports Qsirch, a proprietary search engine for quick file searching. In addition to previewing files with thumbnails, content abstract and keyword hints, Qsirch allows you to search through .eml files stored on the TS-531X and to use customized search criteria such as date, size, sender and recipient. Qsirch even remembers your search history allowing you to quickly navigate to files you've previously searched for. The Qsirch Helper extension (for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox) can also be used to search for files on your NAS when using Google Search. Qsirch is a huge productivity boost that greatly reduces the time spent looking for files on the NAS, allowing you to focus on other tasks.

File synchronization across multiple devices

Qsync utility turns your TS-531X into a safe, high-capacity data center for file synchronization. Any file uploaded to the TS-531X will be made available for all linked devices, such as computers, laptops or mobile devices. Qsync is especially useful for frequent travelers to manage files and always have the most up-to-date files on different devices. Qsync provides multiple ways for file synchronization and group file sharing, greatly enhancing the flexibility of team projects and collaboration.

Comprehensive surveillance solution providing 24/7 security

Surveillance Station is a professional network surveillance Video Management System (VMS) that offers a user-friendly management interface, over 3,000 compatible IP camera models, and expandable IP camera channel licenses. It supports real-time monitoring, video & audio recording and playback with a wide range of customizable settings. You can also install the Vmobile app on your iOS or Android devices to manage the monitored channels anytime and anywhere to safeguard your office environment, or install the Vcam mobile app to turn your device into a network camera to instantly record to your TS-531X. The TS-531X offers 2 free IP camera channels and you can expand up to 30 channels by purchasing additionallicenses.

Install-on-demand apps to extend NAS functionality

The built-in App Center provides various install-on-demand apps developed by QNAP and third-party developers, including tools for backup/sync, business, content management, communications, download, entertainment, and much more. It is also a centralized location for managing & updating installed apps. You can freely install apps as needed to expand your TS-531X's functionality.

Expand storage capacity easily

The TS-531X supports online capacity expansion by connecting two QNAP expansion enclosures for storing rapidly-growing data, especially ideal for storage-intensive applications such as video surveillance, data archiving, TV broadcast storage, and more. You can gradually expand the TS-531X's storage on demand, and use the QTS Storage Manager to easily handle the NAS capacity expansion and storage expansion enclosure management.

With the support of QJBOD Express (JBOD enclosures roaming)*, you can just connect a large capacity QNAP expansion enclosure to the TS-531X, and migrate data to another NAS through the JBOD enclosure without network connectivity.

The maximum raw storage capacity available by connecting QNAP expansion enclosures:

QNAP NAS Model QNAP Expansion Enclosure No. of Expansion Enclosures Total HDD No. (NAS + Enclosure) Max. Raw Capacity (TB)**
TS-531X UX-800P 2 21 210
1 13 130
UX-500P 2 15 150
1 10 100

*RAID groups of storage pools cannot cross multiple enclosures.
**The maximum capacity is calculated by using 10TB HDDs.
Note: You can create a volume over 16TB, but its storage space cannot be expanded. Volumes smaller than 16TB can only be expanded up to 16TB by using online capacity expansion. For the best use of storage space on your NAS, please create multiple volumes.

Energy-efficient

The TS-531X utilizes an energy-efficient quad-core ARM processor that features low voltage and low power consumption, maintaining high performance in system operations and is suitable for an always-online business cloud without running up a high electricity bill. Additional energy-saving features include hard disk standby, scheduled power on/off, and Wake on LAN.

Additional SMB-ready features

The TS-531X supports various business applications as an all-in-one Turbo NAS with cost-efficiency.

FTP Server

The Turbo NAS supports FTP server to share large files, with user-defined settings including bandwidth limitation, number of connections, and write-only permissions.

Web Server

The Turbo NAS supports Web server which allows numerous websites built on the same server conveniently. Administrators can manage up to 32 websites on the single one Turbo NAS with reduced IT cost.

RADIUS Server

The Turbo NAS supports RADIUS server which provides centralized authorization management for computers to connect and use a network service.

VPN Server

The Turbo NAS supports VPN server which provides an easy way for IT administrators to build up a secure private network and allows the staff to log on from outside the office and access business resources securely such as files and Internet connections.

Printer Server

The Turbo NAS supports Printer server to send remote printing request over the Internet (max. 3 USB printers), and supports IPP (Internet Printing Protocol), Samba, print job management and Bonjour printing for Mac OS X.

Surveillance Station

The Turbo NAS supports Surveillance Station to connect and manage multiple IP cameras remotely, including real-time monitoring, video recording, playback, and event notifications.

Specifications

Ordering P/N

TS-531X-8G

Processor

AnnapurnaLabs, an Amazon company Alpine AL-314 Quad-core 1.7GHz ARM Cortex-A15 Processor(Newly upgraded from 1.4 GHz)

Hardware Encryption Accleration

Yes

System Memory

8GB DDR3 (1 x 8GB)

Maximum Memory

16GB

Memory Slots

2 x SODIMM DDR3 (Note: For dual-DIMM configurations, you must use a pair of identical DDR3 RAM modules.)

Flash Memory

512MB

Drive Type

5 x 3.5"/2.5" SATA 6Gb/s HDDs/SSDs

10GbE LAN

2 x 10 Gigabit SFP+ LAN Ports

GbE LAN

2 x Gigabit RJ45 LAN Ports

USB

3 x USB 3.0 ports

PCIe Slot

1 x PCIe Gen2 (x2)

LED

Status/Power, LAN, USB, HDD 1-5

Button

Power, USB One-touch-copyReset

Other

Kensington security slotconsole port

Dimension

185 (H) x 210.6 (W) x 235.4 (D) mm

7.28 (H) x 8.29 (W) x 9.27 (D) inch

Weight

Net5.9 kg ( 13 lbs)

Operating Temperature

0-40C

Relative Humidity

5~95% RH non-condensing, wet bulb: 27C

Noise Level

22.4 dB(A)

Power Consumption

HDD standby: 17.01W

In operation: 29.31W

(with 5 x 1TB HDDs installed)

Power

ATX 250W, 100-240V AC, 50-60Hz, 3.5A

Fan

1 x 12cm fan (12V DC)

Operating System

QTS 4.2 (embedded Linux)

Power Management

1. Wake on LAN

2. Internal hard drive standby mode

3. Scheduled power on/off

4. Automatic power on after power recovery

5. USB and network UPS support with SNMP management

Supported Client OS

1. Windows 7 (32/64-bit), Windows 8 (32/64-bit), Windows Server 2003/2008 R2/2012/2012R2

2. Apple Mac OS X

3. Linux & UNIX

Access Right Management

1. Batch user creation

2. Import/Export users

3. User quota management

4. Local user access control for CIFS, AFP, FTP, and WebDAV

5. Application access control for Photo Station, Music Station, Video Station, and File Station

6. Subfolder permissions support for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, and File Station

Supported Browsers

1. Microsoft Internet Explorer 10+

2. Mozilla Firefox 8+

3. Apple Safari 4+

4. Google Chrome

Domain Authentication Integration

1. Microsoft Active Directory (AD) & Domain Controller support

2. LDAP server, LDAP client

3. Domain users login via CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, and File Station

Multilingual Support

1. Chinese (Traditional & Simplified), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish

myQNAPcloud Service

1. Private cloud storage and sharing

2. Free host name registration (DDNS)

3. Supports myQNAPcloud SSL certificates (DDNS)

4. Auto router configuration (via UPnP)

5. Web-based file manager with HTTPS 2048-bit encryption

6. CloudLink for remote access without any complicated router setup

7. myQNAPcloud connect for easy VPN connection (Windows VPN utility)

File System

1. Internal Hard Drive: EXT4

2. External Hard Drive: EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, FAT32, HFS+

Qsync

1. Syncs files across multiple devices with SSL support

2. Selective synchronization for only syncing specific folders

3. Use team folders as a file center for greater team collaboration (maximum sync tasks:32)

4. Shares files by links via e-mail

5. Policy settings for conflicting files and file type filter support

6. Version control: up to 64 versions.

7. Incremental synchronization for HDD space saving

8. Unified privilege management

9. Unified configuration management

10. Supports central configuration mode

11. Supports remote erase / restore

12. Supports shared folders sync

13. Supports Windows & Mac OS

Networking

1. TCP/IP (IPv4 & IPv6: Dual Stack)*

2. NICs with jumbo frame (failover, multi-IP settings, port trunking/NIC teaming)

3. Service binding based on network interfaces

4. Squid Proxy server

5. Proxy client

6. DHCP client, DHCP server

7. Protocols: CIFS/SMB, AFP (v3.3), NFS(v3), FTP, FTPS, SFTP, TFTP, HTTP(S), Telnet, SSH, iSCSI, SNMP, SMTP, and SMSC

8. UPnP & Bonjour Discovery

9. USB Wi-Fi Adapter Support

*Not all services supports IPv6.

Web Administration

1. Movable Icons and personalized desktop

2. Smart toolbar and dashboard for neat system status display

3. Smart fan Control

4. Dynamic DNS (DDNS)

5. SNMP

6. Resource monitor

7. Network recycle bin for file deletion via CIFS/SMB, AFP, and File Station

- Automatic Cleanup

- File Type Filter

8. Comprehensive logs (events & connection)

9. Syslog client/server

10. System settings backup and restore

11. Restore to factory default

12. Mobile app: Qmanager for remote system monitoring & management

Security

1. Network access protection with auto-blocking: SSH, Telnet, HTTP(S), FTP, CIFS/SMB, AFP

2. CIFS host access control for shared folders

3. AES 256-bit volume-baseddata encryption

4. AES 256-bit external drive encryption*

5. Importable SSL certificates

6. Instant alert via E-mail, SMS, beep,and push service

7. 2-step verification

-Data encryption functions may be unavailable in accordance with the legislative restrictions of some countries.

File Server

1. File sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX

2. Windows ACL

3. Advanced folder permissions for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP

4. Shared folder aggregation (CIFS/SMB)

Storage Management

1. QNAP flexible Volume/LUN with thin provisioning and space reclaim

2. Volume types: RAID 0/1/5/6/10, + hot spare, single, JBOD

3. Supports storage pools

4. Supports snapshots

Supports Volume/LUN snapshot

Snapshot manager

Snapshot clone

Snapshot vault

Snapshot replica

Snapshot agent for Microsoft Windows and VMware vSphere

5. Online volume expansion & storage pool expansion

6. Online RAID capacity expansion and online RAID level migration

7. SMART data migration

8. Storage expansion via max 2 QNAP UX-500P/UX-800P expansion units

9. JBOD enclosure roaming

10. SSD read-only/read-write cache

11. Bad block scan, recovery, and hard drive S.M.A.R.T.

12. RAID recovery

13. Bitmap support

Powerful All-in-one server

FTP Server

1. FTP over SSL/TLS (Explicit)

2. FXP support

3. Passive ftp port range control

AirPlay & Chromecast

1. Streams videos, photos and music from NAS to Apple TV or Chromecast via File Station, Music Station, Photo Station, Video Station or mobile app (Qfile, Qmusic, Qphoto or Qvideo).

Note: Media Streaming add-on app from the App Center is required

File Station

1. Supports mounting a Cloud Drive (such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, Amazon Drive, Yandex Disk and Box).

2. Supports mounting remote shared folders through FTP, WebDAV or Microsoft networking (SMB/CIFS)

3. Supports opening documents via Office Online, Google Docs or Chrome Extension (Edit Office files in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides)

4. Supports ISO Mounting (Up to 256 ISO Files)

5. Supports thumbnail display of multimedia files

6. Supports sharing download links and upload links

7. Supports sharing to other NAS users

8. Drag-n-drop Files via Chrome and Firefox Browsers

9. Photo, music, and video preview and playback

10. File Compression (ZIP or 7z)

11. Supports displaying subtitles (*.SRT, UTF-8 format)

12. Supports slideshow playback in media viewer

13. Mobile App: Qfile for file browsing and management

Download Station

1. PC-less BT, FTP/FTPS, and HTTP/HTTPS, Thunder, FlashGet and qqdl download (up to 500 Tasks)

2. BT download with Magnet Link and PT support

3. Scheduled download and bandwidth control

4. RSS subscription and download (broadcatching)

5. BT search

6. Proxy support for BT download

7. Mobile app: Qget for downloads browsing and management

Backup Station

1. Remote replication server (over rsync)

2. Real-time remote replication (RTRR) to another QNAP NAS or FTP server

3. Works as both RTRR server & client with bandwidth control

4. Real-time & scheduled backup

5. Backup versioning for RTRR

6. Snapshot support for RTRR/Rsync

7. Encryption, compression, file filter, and transfer rate limitation

8. Encrypted replication between QNAP NAS servers

9. Desktop backup with QNAP NetBak Replicator for Windows

10. Apple Time Machine backup support

11. Data backup to multiple external storage devices

12. Synchronizes with cloud storage: Amazon S3, ElephantDrive, Dropbox, and Google Drive

13. Third party backup software support: Acronis True Image, Arcserve backup, emc retrospect, Symantec Backup Exec, etc.

Storage Plug & Connect

1. Creating and mapping shared folders by QNAP Windows Qfinder Pro

2. Creation of and connection to iSCSI target/LUN

Container Station

1. Supports LXC and Docker

2. Supports CPU/Memory management

3. Download applications from the built-in Docker Hub Registry

4. Supports one-click installation, container export/import & console mode

5. Supports mounting NAS shared folders and data-only containers

6. Supports auto port forwarding

7. Supports auto-start containers

8. Supports downloading Docker certificates

iSCSI (IP SAN)

1. iSCSI target with multi-LUNs per target (Up to 256 targets/LUNs combined)

2. Supports LUN mapping & masking

3. Online LUN capacity expansion

4. Support for SPC-3 persistent reservation

5. Supports MPIO & MC/S

6. iSCSI LUN backup, one-time snapshot, and restoration

7. iSCSI connection and management by QNAP Windows Qfinder Pro

8. Virtual disk drive (via iSCSI initiator)

9. Max No. of virtual disk drives: 8

Print Server

1. Max number of printers: 3

2. Supports Internet Printing Protocol

3. Print job display and management

4. IP-based and domain name-based privilege control

Surveillance Station

1. Supports over 3,000 IP cameras

2. Includes 2 free camera licenses, up to 30 camera channels via additional license purchase

3. Instant playback to check recent events

4. Online editing to edit cameras during live view

5. Visual aid by e-map

6. Playback and speed control using the shuttle bar

7. Video preview on playback timeline

8. Intelligent video analytics (IVA) for advanced video searching

9. Surveillance client for Mac

10. Mobile surveillance app: Vmobile (iOS and Android)

11. Mobile recording app: Vcam (iOS and Android)

Photo Station

1. Show photos by thumbnails, list, timeline, or folder view

2. Supports virtual/smart albums

3. Validity control for sharing albums

4. Tag photos with text, colors, and ratings

5. Slideshows with background music and different transition effects

6. Geotag photos and display them on Google maps

7. Advanced search by tags, metadata, etc

8. Supports uploading photos/videos to Picasa, Flickr, Weibo, YouTube

9. Share slideshows links to social websites or by email

10. Supports Facebook friends login

11. Backup/Restore album configuration

VPN Server

1. Secure remote access: PPTPL2TP/IPsec & OpenVPN VPN services

2. Max number of clients: 30

Music Station

1. Play or share music via web browser

2. Automatic classication via Media Library

3. Supported audio formats: AIFF, APE, FLAC, M4A, M4A Apple Lossless (ALAC), MP3, OggVorbis, WAV (PCM, LPCM),WMA, WMA PRO, WMA VBR*

4. Supports streaming music to multiple devices

5. Supports changing album covers via Google search or uploading photos

6. Internet radio (MP3)

7. Up to 8 music alarms

8. Mobile app: Qmusic for music streaming and management

* DRM-protected content is not supported.

VPN Client

1. Supported VPN protocols: PPTP & OpenVPN services

2. PPTP Authentication: PAP, CHAP, MS-CHAP, MS-CHAPv2

3. PPTP Encryption: None, AES 40/128 bit, AES 256 bit

4. OpenVPN Encryption: None, AES 40/128 bit, AES 256 bit

5. Transmission package monitor

6. OpenVPN port control

7. OpenVPN link compression

iTunes Server

1. Audio and video sharing for Windows & Mac iTunes

DLNA Server

1. Supports DLNA/UPnP TVs and players such as PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

2. Supported audio formats: AIFF, APE, DSD (DSF, DFF), FLAC, M4A, M4A Apple Lossless (ALAC), MP3, OggVorbis, WAV (PCM, LPCM), WMA, WMA PRO, WMA VBR*

3. Support CUE indexing file for APE, FLAC audio format.

*DRM-protected content is not supported.

Video Station

1. Supports virtual/smart collections

2. Tag videos with text, color, and ratings

3. Share video links to social websites or through email

4. Sort videos automatically into defined classifications

5. Display movie posters from IMDB or user upload

6. Supports displaying subtitles (*.SRT,*.ASS, *.SSA)

7. Supports Facebook friends login

8. Supports custom video classification

9. Supports multi-zone video display

10. Mobile app: Qvideo for online video browsing and management

App Center

1. Official and community software add-ons such as Signage Station and Notes Station

QNAP_Systems TS-531X-2G 5-Bay NAS System - Diskless3.5

QNAP Systems TS-531X-2G 5-Bay NAS System - Diskless

  • 3.5"/2.5" SATA SSD/HDD(5), Alpine AL-314(1.7GHz), 2GB-RAM, 512MB-Flash, 10GbE SFP+(2), GigLAN(2), USB3.0, TWR

Part Number: 424680

Qnap Systems TS-531X-2G 5-Bay NAS System - Diskless

Features

  • 10GbE readiness, SSD cache, and hardware-accelerated encryption engine
  • VJBOD allows using the TS-531X to expand the storage capacity of other QNAP NAS
  • Enjoy containerized virtualization and IoT app development with Container Station
  • Build a private cloud to centrally organize & manage files and backup tasks
  • Secure access with VPN Server & VPN Client
  • Quickly find files using a real-time, natural search with Qsirch
  • Centrally manage multiple email accounts with QmailAgent
  • Easily manage contact information on your NAS with Qcontactz
  • Expand the storage capacity to 21 drives by using QNAP expansion enclosures

Overview

The TS-531X supports 5 hard drives and comes with two built-in 10GbE SFP+ ports to fully support 10GbE network environments. Equipped with a strong hardware-accelerated encryption engine, it doubles the encrypted file transfer performance, providing a secure and reliable quad-core NAS solution. Powered by the QTS operating system, the TS-531X provides versatile all-in-one server functionalities and unique features including Container Station, which allows users to rapidly develop and deploy Internet of Things (IoT) apps, and VJBOD (Virtual JBOD), which introduces an economical way to utilize the TS-531X's unused NAS storage space for expanding the storage capacity of other QNAP NAS. The TS-531X is a cost-effective storage solution designed for growing businesses looking for backup, restoration, private cloud, storage for virtualization, and to future-proof their IT infrastructure for 10GbE networks.

Quad-core 1.7 GHz* CPU, 2GB/8GB RAM and hardware-accelerated encryption

The TS-531X is equipped with a quad-core AnnapurnaLabs, an Amazon company Alpine AL-314 1.7GHz processor by Amazon and 2GB/8GB DDR3 RAM (upgradable to 16GB). Coupled with SATA 6Gb/s, two 10GbE SFP+ LAN ports and two Gigabit LAN ports, the TS-531X delivers up to 1723 MB/s throughput. The TS-531X also features hardware-accelerated encryption to deliver up to 298 MB/s throughput with AES 256-bit volume-based data encryption, boosting system performance & security while ensuring the safety of sensitive business data stored in the NAS.

   

Tested in QNAP Labs. Figures may vary by environment.

Test Environment:
NAS:
OS: QTS 4.2.2
Volume type: RAID 5; 5 x Intel SSDSC2BB240G4 SSD
Client PCs:
Intel Core i7-4790 3.60GHz CPU; DDR3L 1600Hz 16GB; 10GbE NIC: QNAP LAN-10G2SF-MLX & LAN-10G1SR; Windows 10

10GbE-ready with built-in 10GbE SFP+ ports and supports 10GBASE-T LAN card

The TS-531X provides not only two Gigabit Ethernet ports but also two 10GbE SFP+ ports to fully support 10GbE high-speed networks, delivering lightning-fast throughput for businesses that demand higher bandwidth for virtualization and fast backup & restoration for an ever-growing amount of data. The extra PCIe slot allows for the installation of a third 10GbE port for flexible high-speed network deployment. Coupled with its large storage capacity potential, the 10GbE-ready TS-531X is perfect for companies to store massive amounts of data and excel in fast data transmission.

QM2 expansion card redefines NAS function

QNAP's QM2 is a PCIe expansion card that features dual M.2 SSD slots and 10GbE connectivity* (individual cards may vary in functionality). This allows users to easily set up SSD caching to optimize NAS performance. 10GbE-compatible models can also future proof the TS-531X for use with 10GbE networks. Equipped with a dedicated cooling module, the QM2 can maintain its high performance even when tasked with the highest workloads.

SSD cache acceleration

The TS-531X supports SSD caching to greatly boost the IOPS performance of storage volumes and increase operational efficiency. It is perfect for improving the overall workflow of IOPS-demanding applications and allows the best of both cost and performance by combining SSDs with HDDs.

VJBOD: Maximize storage utilization across multiple QNAP NAS

Besides using expansion enclosures, there is an additional option to expand NAS storage capacity. QNAP VJBOD (Virtual JBOD) is network-based JBOD, allowing you to expand the storage of a QNAP NAS with multiple QNAP NAS units. The TS-531X offers great potential for economically expanding the storage of other QNAP NAS with VJBOD, and to create virtual storage pools and volumes on virtual disks for operating NAS services.

Rapidly deploy IoT apps with Container Station

QNAP Container Station exclusively integrates LXC and Docker lightweight virtualization technologies, allowing you to operate multiple isolated Linux systems on the TS-531X as well as download apps from the built-in Docker Hub Registry. It supports container import/export and permission settings, and features an informative dashboard and flexible user interface for you to manage multiple containers. What's more, Container Station provides an ideal platform with countless hands-on containerized apps for developers to easily apply, rapidly develop, and conveniently deploy IoT applications. Simply search for "IoT" in Container Station, acquire proper containers, and create your diverse IoT applications.

QmailAgent: a mailroom center for your private cloud

QmailAgent is an online email client that helps you manage multiple email accounts, allowing you to access all of your emails and to easily switch between different accounts. It provides complete functionality for composing, reading and organizing emails. You can even attach files, photos and documents directly from the TS-531X when composing emails. iOS and Android users can use the QmailClient app to quickly check multiple email accounts with mobile devices, and to browse & send emails using the QmailAgent on their TS-531X. You can use QmailAgent together with Qsirch, which supports searching through the .eml files stored on the TS-531X, to make searching through and managing massive amounts of emails much easier.

Qcontactz: easily manage huge amounts of contacts on the NAS

Qcontactz is a dedicated app for centrally storing and managing contact information for colleagues, business partners, family, and more. A near-limitless number of contacts can be stored on the TS-531X, with the ability to sort them into groups and to encrypt sensitive/confidential contact information. Qcontactz supports manually adding contact information and importing from multiple Google accounts, CSV files, and vCARD 3.0 files. Qcontactz can also export contacts as CSV or vCARD 3.0 files. Important and frequently-used contacts are also automatically learned by Qcontactz for greater organization, and a smart search function is provided. Qcontactz offers snapshot backups that enable you to revert to a previous version of your contacts list according to your needs. A companion app for iPhone and Android phones is also available for transferring contacts from your phone to your NAS and to remotely access all of the your contacts stored on the NAS.

All-new Notes Station 3: handy private cloud notepad featuring collaborative writing function

The revamped Notes Station features an optimized interface for a smoother user experience. Notes Station allows users to collectively write documents and helps users to track changes by keeping the revision history of documents. Notes Station provides useful image-editing tools, helping you create well-designed documents. You can also create sharing links to share documents in real time. Documents can be encrypted to prevent unauthorized access, and snapshot backup is provided to retain different versions of documents edited at different time periods. With its importing/exporting and full-site backup functions, Notes Station supports backing up your documents to local or remote QNAP NAS.

QTS - Simple and efficient

Thanks to the intuitive QTS user interface, your NAS experience is smarter, smoother and spectacular. Its modern flat design streamlines loading times, and the intelligent desktop allows you to quickly find desired functions, create desktop shortcuts or group shortcuts, monitor important system information on a real-time basis, and open multiple application windows to run multiple tasks concurrently, bringing greater working efficiency. QTS breaks the barriers of devices, platforms and geography to bring optimized cloud experiences to you.

Cross-platform file sharing, centralized data storage

The TS-531X supports SMB/CIFS, NFS, and AFP protocols for file sharing across Windows, Mac, Linux/UNIX networks. Data, logs and ISO images of CDs and DVDs can be centrally stored on the TS-531X and protected by an integrated antivirus solution. The Windows AD and LDAP services enable system administrators to configure user permissions by using an existing Windows AD server, LDAP server or built-in LDAP service. The TS-531X supports SAMBA v4 and can act as a Windows domain controller to manage privilege settings.

Centralize backup, restoration and synchronization with Hybrid Backup Sync

Hybrid Backup Sync consolidates backup, restoration and synchronization functions into a single QTS app (via RTRR, rsync, FTP, and CIFS/SMB protocols) and provides comprehensive data backup and disaster recovery solutions by easily transferring data to local/remote QNAP NAS, remote servers, and to cloud storage spaces. You can synchronize files between the TS-531X and cloud storage in real time (including Amazon Glacier, Azure Storage, Google Cloud Storage, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, Dropbox, Amazon Drive, Yandex Disk, Box, Amazon S3, OpenStack Swift and WebDAV cloud services). Hybrid Backup Sync supports multi-version backup, flexible job scheduling, file compression, and more.

Comprehensive security options

In open network environments, business data may be exposed in a potential hack. The TS-531X provides numerous security options, such as antivirus, encrypted access, IP blocking, 2-step verification, and more. IT administrators can also control the access rights of each user to different folders, preventing unauthorized access to important files. The TS-531X supports AES 256-bit encryption, preventing sensitive business data from unauthorized access and breach even if the hard drives or the entire system were stolen.

Secure access with VPN Server & VPN Client

The TS-531X can be used as a VPN server with L2TP/IPsec, OpenVPN, and PPTP support, allowing you to securely access data shared within private local networks. It can also be used as a VPN Client to connect to other VPN servers (connecting multiple servers at the same time is possible) or virtual private networks through PPTP and OpenVPN for secure data transmission. You can connect devices to your NAS and the VPN server at home to access data on the LAN; via VPN Client on your NAS, for example, you can connect to VPN servers in foreign countries for accessing regionally-restricted services.

Qsirch - a smarter, faster way to search

Qsirch

The TS-531X supports Qsirch, a proprietary search engine for quick file searching. In addition to previewing files with thumbnails, content abstract and keyword hints, Qsirch allows you to search through .eml files stored on the TS-531X and to use customized search criteria such as date, size, sender and recipient. Qsirch even remembers your search history allowing you to quickly navigate to files you've previously searched for. The Qsirch Helper extension (for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox) can also be used to search for files on your NAS when using Google Search. Qsirch is a huge productivity boost that greatly reduces the time spent looking for files on the NAS, allowing you to focus on other tasks.

File synchronization across multiple devices

Qsync utility turns your TS-531X into a safe, high-capacity data center for file synchronization. Any file uploaded to the TS-531X will be made available for all linked devices, such as computers, laptops or mobile devices. Qsync is especially useful for frequent travelers to manage files and always have the most up-to-date files on different devices. Qsync provides multiple ways for file synchronization and group file sharing, greatly enhancing the flexibility of team projects and collaboration.

Comprehensive surveillance solution providing 24/7 security

Surveillance Station is a professional network surveillance Video Management System (VMS) that offers a user-friendly management interface, over 3,000 compatible IP camera models, and expandable IP camera channel licenses. It supports real-time monitoring, video & audio recording and playback with a wide range of customizable settings. You can also install the Vmobile app on your iOS or Android devices to manage the monitored channels anytime and anywhere to safeguard your office environment, or install the Vcam mobile app to turn your device into a network camera to instantly record to your TS-531X. The TS-531X offers 2 free IP camera channels and you can expand up to 30 channels by purchasing additionallicenses.

Install-on-demand apps to extend NAS functionality

The built-in App Center provides various install-on-demand apps developed by QNAP and third-party developers, including tools for backup/sync, business, content management, communications, download, entertainment, and much more. It is also a centralized location for managing & updating installed apps. You can freely install apps as needed to expand your TS-531X's functionality.

Expand storage capacity easily

The TS-531X supports online capacity expansion by connecting two QNAP expansion enclosures for storing rapidly-growing data, especially ideal for storage-intensive applications such as video surveillance, data archiving, TV broadcast storage, and more. You can gradually expand the TS-531X's storage on demand, and use the QTS Storage Manager to easily handle the NAS capacity expansion and storage expansion enclosure management.

With the support of QJBOD Express (JBOD enclosures roaming)*, you can just connect a large capacity QNAP expansion enclosure to the TS-531X, and migrate data to another NAS through the JBOD enclosure without network connectivity.

The maximum raw storage capacity available by connecting QNAP expansion enclosures:

QNAP NAS Model QNAP Expansion Enclosure No. of Expansion Enclosures Total HDD No. (NAS + Enclosure) Max. Raw Capacity (TB)**
TS-531X UX-800P 2 21 210
1 13 130
UX-500P 2 15 150
1 10 100

*RAID groups of storage pools cannot cross multiple enclosures.
**The maximum capacity is calculated by using 10TB HDDs.
Note: You can create a volume over 16TB, but its storage space cannot be expanded. Volumes smaller than 16TB can only be expanded up to 16TB by using online capacity expansion. For the best use of storage space on your NAS, please create multiple volumes.

Energy-efficient

The TS-531X utilizes an energy-efficient quad-core ARM processor that features low voltage and low power consumption, maintaining high performance in system operations and is suitable for an always-online business cloud without running up a high electricity bill. Additional energy-saving features include hard disk standby, scheduled power on/off, and Wake on LAN.

Additional SMB-ready features

The TS-531X supports various business applications as an all-in-one Turbo NAS with cost-efficiency.

FTP Server

The Turbo NAS supports FTP server to share large files, with user-defined settings including bandwidth limitation, number of connections, and write-only permissions.

Web Server

The Turbo NAS supports Web server which allows numerous websites built on the same server conveniently. Administrators can manage up to 32 websites on the single one Turbo NAS with reduced IT cost.

RADIUS Server

The Turbo NAS supports RADIUS server which provides centralized authorization management for computers to connect and use a network service.

VPN Server

The Turbo NAS supports VPN server which provides an easy way for IT administrators to build up a secure private network and allows the staff to log on from outside the office and access business resources securely such as files and Internet connections.

Printer Server

The Turbo NAS supports Printer server to send remote printing request over the Internet (max. 3 USB printers), and supports IPP (Internet Printing Protocol), Samba, print job management and Bonjour printing for Mac OS X.

Surveillance Station

The Turbo NAS supports Surveillance Station to connect and manage multiple IP cameras remotely, including real-time monitoring, video recording, playback, and event notifications.

Specifications

Ordering P/N

TS-531X-2G

Processor

AnnapurnaLabs, an Amazon company Alpine AL-314 Quad-core 1.7GHz ARM Cortex-A15 Processor(Newly upgraded from 1.4 GHz)

Hardware Encryption Accleration

Yes

System Memory

2GB DDR3 (1 x 2GB)

Maximum Memory

16GB

Memory Slots

2 x SODIMM DDR3 (Note: For dual-DIMM configurations, you must use a pair of identical DDR3 RAM modules.)

Flash Memory

512MB

Drive Type

5 x 3.5"/2.5" SATA 6Gb/s HDDs/SSDs

10GbE LAN

2 x 10 Gigabit SFP+ LAN Ports

GbE LAN

2 x Gigabit RJ45 LAN Ports

USB

3 x USB 3.0 ports

PCIe Slot

1 x PCIe Gen2 (x2)

LED

Status/Power, LAN, USB, HDD 1-5

Button

Power, USB One-touch-copyReset

Other

Kensington security slotconsole port

Dimension

185 (H) x 210.6 (W) x 235.4 (D) mm

7.28 (H) x 8.29 (W) x 9.27 (D) inch

Weight

Net5.8 kg (12.79 lbs)

Operating Temperature

0-40°C

Relative Humidity

5~95% RH non-condensing, wet bulb: 27°C

Noise Level

22.4 dB(A)

Power Consumption

HDD standby: 17.01W

In operation: 29.31W

(with 5 x 1TB HDDs installed)

Power

ATX 250W, 100-240V AC, 50-60Hz, 3.5A

Fan

1 x 12cm fan (12V DC)

Operating System

QTS 4.2 (embedded Linux)

Power Management

1. Wake on LAN

2. Internal hard drive standby mode

3. Scheduled power on/off

4. Automatic power on after power recovery

5. USB and network UPS support with SNMP management

Supported Client OS

1. Windows 7 (32/64-bit), Windows 8 (32/64-bit), Windows Server 2003/2008 R2/2012/2012R2

2. Apple Mac OS X

3. Linux & UNIX

Access Right Management

1. Batch user creation

2. Import/Export users

3. User quota management

4. Local user access control for CIFS, AFP, FTP, and WebDAV

5. Application access control for Photo Station, Music Station, Video Station, and File Station

6. Subfolder permissions support for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, and File Station

Supported Browsers

1. Microsoft Internet Explorer 10+

2. Mozilla Firefox 8+

3. Apple Safari 4+

4. Google Chrome

Domain Authentication Integration

1. Microsoft Active Directory (AD) & Domain Controller support

2. LDAP server, LDAP client

3. Domain users login via CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, and File Station

Multilingual Support

1. Chinese (Traditional & Simplified), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish

myQNAPcloud Service

1. Private cloud storage and sharing

2. Free host name registration (DDNS)

3. Supports myQNAPcloud SSL certificates (DDNS)

4. Auto router configuration (via UPnP)

5. Web-based file manager with HTTPS 2048-bit encryption

6. CloudLink for remote access without any complicated router setup

7. myQNAPcloud connect for easy VPN connection (Windows VPN utility)

File System

1. Internal Hard Drive: EXT4

2. External Hard Drive: EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, FAT32, HFS+

Qsync

1. Syncs files across multiple devices with SSL support

2. Selective synchronization for only syncing specific folders

3. Use team folders as a file center for greater team collaboration (maximum sync tasks:32)

4. Shares files by links via e-mail

5. Policy settings for conflicting files and file type filter support

6. Version control: up to 64 versions.

7. Incremental synchronization for HDD space saving

8. Unified privilege management

9. Unified configuration management

10. Supports central configuration mode

11. Supports remote erase / restore

12. Supports shared folders sync

13. Supports Windows & Mac OS

Networking

1. TCP/IP (IPv4 & IPv6: Dual Stack)*

2. NICs with jumbo frame (failover, multi-IP settings, port trunking/NIC teaming)

3. Service binding based on network interfaces

4. Squid Proxy server

5. Proxy client

6. DHCP client, DHCP server

7. Protocols: CIFS/SMB, AFP (v3.3), NFS(v3), FTP, FTPS, SFTP, TFTP, HTTP(S), Telnet, SSH, iSCSI, SNMP, SMTP, and SMSC

8. UPnP & Bonjour Discovery

9. USB Wi-Fi Adapter Support

*Not all services supports IPv6.

Web Administration

1. Movable Icons and personalized desktop

2. Smart toolbar and dashboard for neat system status display

3. Smart fan Control

4. Dynamic DNS (DDNS)

5. SNMP

6. Resource monitor

7. Network recycle bin for file deletion via CIFS/SMB, AFP, and File Station

- Automatic Cleanup

- File Type Filter

8. Comprehensive logs (events & connection)

9. Syslog client/server

10. System settings backup and restore

11. Restore to factory default

12. Mobile app: Qmanager for remote system monitoring & management

Security

1. Network access protection with auto-blocking: SSH, Telnet, HTTP(S), FTP, CIFS/SMB, AFP

2. CIFS host access control for shared folders

3. AES 256-bit volume-based data encryption

4. AES 256-bit external drive encryption*

5. Importable SSL certificates

6. Instant alert via E-mail, SMS, beep,and push service

7. 2-step verification

-Data encryption functions may be unavailable in accordance with the legislative restrictions of some countries.

File Server

1. File sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX

2. Windows ACL

3. Advanced folder permissions for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP

4. Shared folder aggregation (CIFS/SMB)

Storage Management

1. QNAP flexible Volume/LUN with thin provisioning and space reclaim

2. Volume types: RAID 0/1/5/6/10, + hot spare, single, JBOD

3. Supports storage pools

4. Supports snapshots

Supports Volume/LUN snapshot

Snapshot manager

Snapshot clone

Snapshot vault

Snapshot replica

Snapshot agent for Microsoft Windows and VMware vSphere

5. Online volume expansion & storage pool expansion

6. Online RAID capacity expansion and online RAID level migration

7. SMART data migration

8. Storage expansion via max 2 QNAP UX-500P/UX-800P expansion units

9. JBOD enclosure roaming

10. SSD read-only/read-write cache

11. Bad block scan, recovery, and hard drive S.M.A.R.T.

12. RAID recovery

13. Bitmap support

Powerful All-in-one server

FTP Server

1. FTP over SSL/TLS (Explicit)

2. FXP support

3. Passive ftp port range control

AirPlay & Chromecast

1. Streams videos, photos and music from NAS to Apple TV or Chromecast via File Station, Music Station, Photo Station, Video Station or mobile app (Qfile, Qmusic, Qphoto or Qvideo).

Note: Media Streaming add-on app from the App Center is required

File Station

1. Supports mounting a Cloud Drive (such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, Amazon Drive, Yandex Disk and Box).

2. Supports mounting remote shared folders through FTP, WebDAV or Microsoft networking (SMB/CIFS)

3. Supports opening documents via Office Online, Google Docs or Chrome Extension (Edit Office files in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides)

4. Supports ISO Mounting (Up to 256 ISO Files)

5. Supports thumbnail display of multimedia files

6. Supports sharing download links and upload links

7. Supports sharing to other NAS users

8. Drag-n-drop Files via Chrome and Firefox Browsers

9. Photo, music, and video preview and playback

10. File Compression (ZIP or 7z)

11. Supports displaying subtitles (*.SRT, UTF-8 format)

12. Supports slideshow playback in media viewer

13. Mobile App: Qfile for file browsing and management

Download Station

1. PC-less BT, FTP/FTPS, and HTTP/HTTPS, Thunder, FlashGet and qqdl download (up to 500 Tasks)

2. BT download with Magnet Link and PT support

3. Scheduled download and bandwidth control

4. RSS subscription and download (broadcatching)

5. BT search

6. Proxy support for BT download

7. Mobile app: Qget for downloads browsing and management

Backup Station

1. Remote replication server (over rsync)

2. Real-time remote replication (RTRR) to another QNAP NAS or FTP server

3. Works as both RTRR server & client with bandwidth control

4. Real-time & scheduled backup

5. Backup versioning for RTRR

6. Snapshot support for RTRR/Rsync

7. Encryption, compression, file filter, and transfer rate limitation

8. Encrypted replication between QNAP NAS servers

9. Desktop backup with QNAP NetBak Replicator for Windows

10. Apple Time Machine backup support

11. Data backup to multiple external storage devices

12. Synchronizes with cloud storage: Amazon S3, ElephantDrive, Dropbox, and Google Drive

13. Third party backup software support: Acronis True Image, Arcserve backup, emc retrospect, Symantec Backup Exec, etc.

Storage Plug & Connect

1. Creating and mapping shared folders by QNAP Windows Qfinder Pro

2. Creation of and connection to iSCSI target/LUN

Container Station

1. Supports LXC and Docker

2. Supports CPU/Memory management

3. Download applications from the built-in Docker Hub Registry

4. Supports one-click installation, container export/import & console mode

5. Supports mounting NAS shared folders and data-only containers

6.  Supports auto port forwarding

7. Supports auto-start containers

8. Supports downloading Docker certificates

iSCSI (IP SAN)

1. iSCSI target with multi-LUNs per target (Up to 256 targets/LUNs combined)

2. Supports LUN mapping & masking

3. Online LUN capacity expansion

4. Support for SPC-3 persistent reservation

5. Supports MPIO & MC/S

6. iSCSI LUN backup, one-time snapshot, and restoration

7. iSCSI connection and management by QNAP Windows Qfinder Pro

8. Virtual disk drive (via iSCSI initiator)

9. Max No. of virtual disk drives: 8

Print Server

1. Max number of printers: 3

2. Supports Internet Printing Protocol

3. Print job display and management

4. IP-based and domain name-based privilege control

Surveillance Station

1. Supports over 3,000 IP cameras

2. Includes 2 free camera licenses, up to 30 camera channels via additional license purchase

3. Instant playback to check recent events

4. Online editing to edit cameras during live view

5. Visual aid by e-map

6. Playback and speed control using the shuttle bar

7. Video preview on playback timeline

8. Intelligent video analytics (IVA) for advanced video searching

9. Surveillance client for Mac

10. Mobile surveillance app: Vmobile (iOS and Android)

11. Mobile recording app: Vcam (iOS and Android)

Photo Station

1. Show photos by thumbnails, list, timeline, or folder view

2. Supports virtual/smart albums

3. Validity control for sharing albums

4. Tag photos with text, colors, and ratings

5. Slideshows with background music and different transition effects

6. Geotag photos and display them on Google maps

7. Advanced search by tags, metadata, etc

8. Supports uploading photos/videos to Picasa, Flickr, Weibo, YouTube

9. Share slideshows links to social websites or by email

10. Supports Facebook friends login

11. Backup/Restore album configuration

VPN Server

1. Secure remote access: PPTPL2TP/IPsec & OpenVPN VPN services

2. Max number of clients: 30

Music Station

1. Play or share music via web browser

2. Automatic classication via Media Library

3. Supported audio formats: AIFF, APE, FLAC, M4A, M4A Apple Lossless (ALAC), MP3, OggVorbis, WAV (PCM, LPCM),WMA, WMA PRO, WMA VBR*

4. Supports streaming music to multiple devices

5. Supports changing album covers via Google search or uploading photos

6. Internet radio (MP3)

7. Up to 8 music alarms

8. Mobile app: Qmusic for music streaming and management

* DRM-protected content is not supported.

VPN Client

1. Supported VPN protocols: PPTP & OpenVPN services

2. PPTP Authentication: PAP, CHAP, MS-CHAP, MS-CHAPv2

3. PPTP Encryption: None, AES 40/128 bit, AES 256 bit

4. OpenVPN Encryption: None, AES 40/128 bit, AES 256 bit

5. Transmission package monitor

6. OpenVPN port control

7. OpenVPN link compression

iTunes Server

1. Audio and video sharing for Windows & Mac iTunes

DLNA Server

1. Supports DLNA/UPnP TVs and players such as PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

2. Supported audio formats: AIFF, APE, DSD (DSF, DFF), FLAC, M4A, M4A Apple Lossless (ALAC), MP3, OggVorbis, WAV (PCM, LPCM), WMA, WMA PRO, WMA VBR*

3. Support CUE indexing file for APE, FLAC audio format.

*DRM-protected content is not supported.

Video Station

1. Supports virtual/smart collections

2. Tag videos with text, color, and ratings

3. Share video links to social websites or through email

4. Sort videos automatically into defined classifications

5. Display movie posters from IMDB or user upload

6. Supports displaying subtitles (*.SRT,*.ASS, *.SSA)

7. Supports Facebook friends login

8. Supports custom video classification

9. Supports multi-zone video display

10. Mobile app: Qvideo for online video browsing and management

App Center

1. Official and community software add-ons such as Signage Station and Notes Station

QNAP_Systems TS-453B-8G 4-Bay NAS System - Diskless3.5

QNAP Systems TS-453B-8G 4-Bay NAS System - Diskless

  • 3.5"/2.5" SATA SSD/HDD(4), Intel Celeron J3455(1.5GHz), 8GB-RAM, GigLAN(4), 0.96" Mono OLED, HDMI(2), USB3.0, TWR

Part Number: 424679

Qnap Systems TS-453B-8G 4-Bay NAS System - Diskless

The TS-453B comes with a sleek new look, featuring an OLED panel and two capacitive touch buttons. The TS-453B also features a PCIe port for boosting the potential applications of your NAS: the QNAP QM2 expansion card can be installed for adding an M.2 SSD cache/10GbE connectivity, a compatible wireless card can be installed to use the TS-453B as a wireless access point, and a USB 3.1 10Gbps card can be added for easier backup to/from multiple external storage devices. With a USB Type-C QuickAccess port and a SD card slot, the TS-453B simplifies transferring and sharing files without needing a network connection. The TS-453B also provides feature-rich multimedia functionality, such as 4K @30Hz video playback and real-time transcoding.

  • PCIe port supports installing a QNAP QM2 dual-port M.2 SSD/10GbE connectivity, a compatible PCIe wireless adapter, or a USB 3.1 10Gbps card
  • USB QuickAccess port for direct access to files on NAS without needing a network connection
  • Supports virtualization, centralized storage, backup, sharing, and disaster recovery
  • A hybrid approach to virtualization in one NAS: Virtualization Station and Container Station
  • Supports dual-channel 4K H.264/H.265 hardware decoding and on-the-fly or offline transcoding
  • IFTTT Agent enables web automation for improved working efficiency

Intel Celeron J3455 quad-core 1.5GHz CPU with AES-NI Encryption

Powered by the latest 14 nm Intel Celeron J3455 quad-core 1.5GHz processor (burst up to 2.3 GHz), up to 8GB DDR3L RAM, dual Gigabit LAN ports, and SATA 6Gb/s, the TS-453B runs tasks smoothly and quickly with up to 225 MB/s read/ write speeds. The TS-453B features Intel AES-NI hardware-accelerated encryption to drive transfer speeds of up to 225 MB/s with AES 256-bit encryption for both full NAS volumes and shared folders, boosting system performance and security while ensuring the safety of sensitive data stored in the TS-453B.

Tested in QNAP Labs. Figures may vary by environment.

Test Environment:
NAS:
OS: QTS 4.3.3
Volume type: RAID 5; 4 x Intel S3500 240GB SSDs (SSDSC2BB240G4); QNAP LAN-10G2SF-MLX 2 port 10GbE SFP+

Client PC:
Intel Core i7-4770 3.40GHz CPU; DDR3L 1600Hz 16GB; WD 1TB WD10EZEX; Intel Gigabit CT (MTU 1500) ; Windows 10 64-bit

Extend NAS functionality with the PCIe Slot

With PCIe expansion, the TS-453B provides flexibility in extending NAS functionality and potential applications. Install a QNAP QM2 card to provide M.2 SSD caching/10GbE connectivity, or use the TS-453B as a wireless access point by installing a compatible wireless network card, or boost the USB connectivity of the TS-453B by installing a USB 3.1 10Gbps card.

QM2 expansion card rede?nes NAS function

QNAP's QM2 is a PCIe expansion card that features dual M.2 SSD slots and 10GbE connectivity* (individual cards may vary in functionality). This allows users to easily set up SSD caching or to enable Qtier auto-tiering technology to optimize NAS performance. 10GbE-compatible models can also future proof the TS-453B for use with 10GbE networks. Equipped with a dedicated cooling module, the QM2 can maintain its high performance even when tasked with the highest workloads.

*Selected models with 10GbE connectivity is backward compatible with 5GbE/2.5GbE/1GbE/100MbE network.

OLED panel with capacitive touch buttons

The TS-453B features an all-new design with a sliding cover. The tool-less 3.5 hard drive installation makes it easier for users to set up and maintain the TS-453B. The OLED front panel displays system information (including temperatures, fan speed, and the capacity of hard drives, volumes and LUN) allowing you to quickly view the overall system status. Dust-proof capacitive touch buttons allow you to easily wake up the screen, change network IP settings and host password or even restart and shut down the system.

Directly access files with USB-C QuickAccess

The TS-453B features an innovative USB-C QuickAccess port that allows you to complete the first-time installation and setup of your TS-453B without requiring network connectivity. The files and data stored on the TS-453B can also be directly accessed by using Qfinder Pro* and a USB Type-C cable**. You can also assign access rights to users for different folders to prevent unauthorized access to important files.

* Qfinder Pro and USB QuickAccess support Windows 8.0 (and later) and Mac OS X 10.7 (and later). Other versions may require driver installation.
**Sold separately.

Data backup, recovery, and synchronization

QNAP Hybrid Backup Sync provides a well-rounded solution for data backup, file synchronization and disaster recovery. With Hybrid Backup Sync, you can easily and securely backup data from your NAS to several local, remote and cloud storage spaces. In the event of system crashes or critical hardware failure, you can quickly restore data from these storage spaces, minimizing downtime and reducing overall loss. Hybrid Backup Sync also takes advantage of cloud storage for one-way sync of your data to cloud storage through RTRR, Rsync, FTP, SMB protocol, or two-way sync your NAS with remote NAS/cloud services.

Share and sync files across devices

The TS-453B supports SMB, NFS and AFP, allowing you to quickly share files to Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX devices. With QNAP's Qsync utility, the TS-453B becomes a safe data center for file synchronization with huge storage potential. Any file uploaded to TS-453B can be synchronized to all the linked devices such as computers, laptops and mobile devices. You can also sync shared folders to increase the flexibility of collaboration and file sharing. The SDXC card slot makes it easier to directly access and back up files stored on them, and the new exFAT driver (optional purchase, sold separately) provides compatibility with newer, faster SD cards.

QTS-Linux dual systems, geared for the IoT era

The TS-453Bs QTS-Linux dual systems are based on QNAPs advanced virtualization technologies. The revolutionary architecture of the TS-453B enables users not only to download rich apps from QTS App Center but also to develop or utilize IoT packages for Linux and display them using HDMI output. With the TS-453B, you can develop and install various IoT packages on demand and centrally store the data on the TS-453B, benefiting from a secure private storage and development solution.

Datastore for virtualized environments

The TS-453B is an iSCSI/ IP-SAN storage that supports VMware and Citrix, and is compatible with Microsoft Hyper-V and Windows Server 2012 R2, fulfilling the need for flexible deployment and management in virtualization environments. The TS-453B supports VMware VAAI and Microsoft ODX to increase performance by offloading server loading for ESXi server and Hyper-V respectively, and supports QNAP vSphere Client plug-in and QNAP SMI-S provider with enhanced operational efficiency and management in virtualization applications.

Storage for hosting virtual machines and containerized applications

Virtualization Station allows you to host virtual machines (VM) on the TS-453B and access them via a web browser or VNC. Virtualization Station supports multiple operating systems, fast VM creation, VM backup & restoration, VM import/export, snapshot, and Device Management for centrally managing VMs. Virtualization Station allows the TS-453B, VMs and containers to share the same LAN port. No longer constrained by physical network performance, high-speed virtual switches greatly increases data transfer between VMs, containers and NAS through the internal interface. The TS-453B also features Container Station, which integrates LXC and Docker lightweight virtualization technologies. You can operate multiple isolated Linux systems on the TS-453B as well as download apps from the built-in Docker Hub Registry. Containers Station also supports the QIoT Containers platform that helps quickly structure your IoT environment and deployment on your private IoT cloud.

Secure access with VPN & Proxy Server

The new QVPN combines VPN server and VPN client functionality. Through QVPN, the TS-453B can be used as a VPN server with L2TP/ IPsec, OpenVPN, and PPTP support, allowing you to securely access data shared within the private local network. The TS-453B can also be used as a VPN Client to connect to other VPN servers or virtual private network through PPTP and OpenVPN for secure data transmission. VPN Client also allows your NAS to connect to multiple servers at the same time. You can connect your devices to your NAS and the VPN server at home to access data on the LAN and via VPN Client on your NAS, you can connect to international VPN servers for accessing regionally-restricted services such as Netflix and Hulu in HD Station. The TS-453B provides you with various VPN options and helps secure your data transmission.

QTS 4.3 The most intelligent and intuitive NAS operating system

With modularized multiple applications and functions, QTS enhances management efficiency, personal productivity, multimedia, and much more. New intelligent agent services have also been added to simplify system operations and management. The user-friendly QTS features an intelligent desktop that allows you to find desired functions quickly, monitor important system information on a real-time basis, open multiple application windows to run multiple tasks concurrently with greater working efficiency, and provides a built-in App Center with install-on-demand apps to extend NAS functionality. QTS breaks the barriers of devices, platforms, and geography to bring optimized cloud experiences and incorporates advanced features.

Qfiling automates your file organization

Qfiling helps automate file organization for sorting files spread through multiple folders, helping to reduce the time needed for finding important files. Users can categorize files and determine filing conditions; and schedule filing tasks to be carried out periodically. The Recipe feature allows users to save frequently-used filing conditions as an exclusive recipe, then the next Qfiling task can be run with just one click using the recipe.

4K @30Hz HDMI output for an excellent audiovisual experience

Featuring advanced 9th-generation Intel HD Graphics, the TS-453B supports dual-channel 4K H.264/H.265 hardware decoding and real-time transcoding, allowing you to convert videos to universal file formats that can be smoothly played on multiple devices*. QNAP Linux Station is integrated with Ubuntu OS, allowing you to download and install versatile multimedia apps from Ubuntu Software Center, such as Plex Media Server, KMPlayer, LibreOffice and VLC. QNAP's HD Station also allows you to directly enjoy multimedia using HD Player or third-party players such as Plex Home Theater. By connecting the TS-453B to a HDTV or A/V receiver you can enjoy watching videos with up to 4K resolution. The freeQNAP remote controlalso provides you with convenient control of your multimedia experience. You can customize the actions of individual buttons of your QNAP remote control usingQButton. From playing music, to viewing surveillance feeds in Surveillance Station, to shutting down or restarting the NAS, everyday and common tasks can be just a button press away with QButton.

IFTTT Agent automates your workflow

IFTTT (If This Then That) is currently one of the most popular web automation services, and with QNAP IFTTT Agent you can create a near-unlimited number of NAS-related applets on the IFTTT website for greater automation and to boost your productivity. For example, if you set a trigger as Any new photo (using Android Photos service) and the action as "Download the URL to QNAP NAS (using QNAP service)," then all the photos taken using your Android device will be automatically downloaded to TS-453B. With IFTTT Agent, you can make your TS-453B smarter than ever.

Centralized email and contact management for improved communication workflows

It can be hard to manage emails and contact information that are scattered across multiple computers, devices, and accounts - not to mention if important emails or contact information are lost or become inaccessible due to account closure or device malfunction/loss. QNAP QmailAgent and Qcontactz helps you centrally store and manage emails and contact information, making them accessible to all of your devices at any time - and with the powerful Qsirch search engine, you can easily find specific contacts and emails whenever needed.

Comprehensive surveillance solution providing 24/7 security

Surveillance Station is a professional network surveillance Video Management System (VMS) that offers a user-friendly management interface, over 3,000 compatible IP camera models, and expandable IP camera channel licenses. It supports real-time monitoring, video & audio recording and playback with a wide range of customizable settings. You can also install the Vmobile app on your iOS or Android devices to manage the monitored channels anytime and anywhere, or install the Vcam mobile app to turn your device into a network camera to instantly record to your TS-453B. The TS-453B offers 4 free IP camera channels and you can expand up to 40 channels by purchasing additional licenses.

Whole new QVR Pro surveillance solution

The TS-453B supports QVR Pro (Beta) that integrates QNAPs professional QVR system into the QTS operating system. You can arrange a dedicated, independent storage space for surveillance data on the NAS and leverage the advantages of scalability and storage manageability from QTS. QVR Pro features a flexible monitoring interface that allows adjusting the proportion and monitor view of IP cameras, supports an upgraded timeline feature that provides instant video search and quick view identification in live monitoring mode, and allows for monitoring views and playing back images without switching between windows. Additional functions like batch adding and editing cameras and searching for cameras across different LANs further save the cost and time in deploying and maintaining a complete surveillance system. With the newly-developed QUSBCam2 App, you can use a USB camera as an ONVIF network camera. Simply connect it to your TS-453B, and you can view real-time images without installing any software. Through QVR Pro, you can even store recordings for playback, allowing you to build a surveillance system with minimum budget.

Easily expand storage capacity

Besides attaching a QNAP expansion enclosure, the TS-453Bs storage capacity can also be increased by using VJBOD. With VJBOD, the storage capacity of other QNAP NAS* can be used as virtual disks that can be mounted as local disks on the TS-453B for shares, applications, or even creating another LUN. You can use the QTS Storage Manager to easily handle NAS capacity expansion and storage expansion enclosure management. With the support of QJBOD Express (JBOD enclosures roaming)**, you can migrate data to another QNAP NAS through a JBOD enclosure without network connectivity.

The maximum number of drives available by connecting the QNAP expansion enclosure:

QNAP NAS Model Expansion Enclosure No. of Expansion Enclosures Total HDD No.
(NAS + Enclosure)
TS-453B UX-800P 1 12
UX-500P 1 9

Specifications

Ordering P/N

TS-453B-8G

CPU

Intel Celeron J3455 quad-core 1.5 GHz, up to 2.3 GHz

Encryption Accleration

Yes (AES-NI)

Graphics

Intel HD Graphics 500

System memory

8GB DDR3L

(2 x 4GB)

Maximum Memory

8GB

Total Memory Slots

2 x DDR3L SODIMM slots

(For dual-DIMM configuration, you must use a pair of identical DDR3L modules.)

Drive

Hot-swappable 4 x 3.5"/2.5" SATA 6Gb/s HDD/SSD

GbE LAN Port

2 x RJ45 Gigabit LAN port

10GbE LAN Port

Optional 10 Gigabit LAN port via a PCIe expansion card

USB 3.0 Port

5 x USB 3.0 Type-A ports

USB QuickAccess

USB Type-C

PCIe Slot

1 PCIe 2.0 x2 slot

HDMI Port

2 x HDMI v1.4b, up to 3840 x 2160, 30 Hz

Audio Input

2 x 3.5mm dynamic microphone input jacks

Audio Output

speaker, 3.5mm line out jack

Display

0.96 monochrome OLED

LED Indicators

Status/Power, LAN, USB, Drives, SD card, USB QuickAccess

Buttons

Power, USB copy, Reset, Capacitive touch buttons (select, enter)

Infrared Receiver

Yes supplied with a QNAP RM-IR004 remote control (compatible with RM-IR002 remote control)

SDXC Card Reader

Yes

Other Interfaces

Kensington security slot

Dimension (HxWxD)

168 x 170 x 226 mm

6.61 x 6.69 x 8.90 inch

Weight

2.33 kg ( 5.14 lbs )

Sound Level*

Operating low speed: 18.8 dB(A)

Operating Temperature

0 ~ 40°C (32°F ~ 104°F)

Relative Humidity

5~95% RH non-condensing, wet bulb: 27°C (80.6°F)

Power Consumption

HDD sleep: 15.00W

Typical Operation: 30.04W

Power Supply

90W AC adapter, 100-240V

Fan

1 x 12 cm

Package Contents

NAS, QIG, 2 x RJ45 ethernet cables, AC adapter, power cord, 2.5" drive screw kit

Operating System

QTS 4.3 (embedded Linux)

Supported Client OS

1. Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2003/2008 R2/2012/2012R2

2. Apple Mac OS 10.7+

3. Linux & UNIX

Supported Browsers

1. Microsoft Internet Explorer 10+

2. Google Chrome

3. Apple Safari 7+

4. Mozilla Firefox

Multilingual Support

1. Chinese (Traditional & Simplified), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish

File System

1. Internal Hard Drive: EXT4

2. External Hard Drive: EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, FAT32, HFS+, exFAT*

*exFAT is optionally purchased by App Center

Network & Virtual Switch

1. TCP/IP (IPv4 & IPv6: Dual Stack)1

2. Jumbo frame (failover, multi-IP settings, port trunking/NIC teaming)

3. DHCP client, DHCP server

4. USB Wi-Fi Adapter Support

5. Virtual Switch

Supports editing the Virtual Switches in Virtualization station.

Supports combining virtual machines and containers to the same Virtual Switch.

Supports NAT (Network Address Translation).

Supports STP (Spanning Tree Protocol).

6. USB QuickAccess

7. WirelessAP Station

Security

1. Network access protection with auto-blocking: SSH, Telnet, HTTP(S), FTP, CIFS/SMB, AFP

2. CIFS host access control for shared folders

3. FIPS 140-2 validated AES 256-bit volume-based and shared folder data encryption2

4. AES 256-bit external drive encryption2

5. Importable SSL certificates. Supports certificates from Lets Encrypt.

6. Instant alerts via email, SMS, beep, push service, and OLED panel

7. 2-step verification

Storage Management

1. Storage Space Utilization monitoring

2. QNAP flexible Volume/LUN with thin provisioning and space reclaim

3. Disk volume types

2-Bay: RAID 0,1, JBOD, single

4-Bay: RAID 0,1, 5, 6, 10, 5 + hot spare, JBOD, single

6-Bay: RAID 0,1, 5, 6, 10, + hot spare, JBOD single

4. Supports storage pools

5. Supports Qtier auto-tiering technology

6. Supports snapshots

Supports Volume/LUN snapshot

Snapshot manager

Snapshot clone

Snapshot vault

Snapshot replica

Snapshot agent for Microsoft Windows and VMware vSphere

7. Online volume expansion

8. Online storage pool expansion

9. Online RAID capacity expansion and online RAID level migration

10. SMART data migration

11. Storage expansion via QNAP UX-500P/UX-800P expansion units

12. JBOD enclosure roaming

13. SSD read-only/read-write cache

14. Bad block scan and hard drive S.M.A.R.T.

15. Bad block recovery & RAID recovery

16. Bitmap support

Power Management

1. Wake on LAN

2. Internal hard drive standby mode

3. Scheduled power on/off

4. Automatic power on after power recovery

5. USB and network UPS support with SNMP management

Access Right Management

1. Batch user creation

2. Import/Export users

3. User quota management

4. Local user access control for CIFS, AFP, FTP, and WebDAV

5. Application access control for Photo Station, Music Station, Video Station, and File Station

6. Subfolder permissions support for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, and File Station

Domain Authentication Integration

1. Microsoft Active Directory (AD) & Domain Controller support

2. LDAP server, LDAP client

3. Domain user login via CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, and File Station

myQNAPcloud Service

1. Private cloud storage and sharing

2. Free host name registration (DDNS)

3. Optional myQNAPcloud SSL certificates (DDNS)

4. Auto router configuration (via UPnP)

5. Web-based file manager with HTTPS 2048-bit encryption

6. CloudLink for remote access without any complicated router setup

7. myQNAPcloud connect for easy VPN connection (Windows VPN utility)

Qsync

1. Sync files across multiple devices with SSL secure connection

2. Selective synchronization for only syncing specific folders

3. Use team folders as a file center for greater team collaboration (maximum sync tasks: 32)

4. Shares files by links via e-mail

5. Policy settings for conflicting files and file type filter support

6. Version control: up to 64 versions.

7. Supports central configuration mode

8. Supports remote erase/restore

9. Supports Windows & Mac OS

Resource Monitor

1. Monitor NAS system resources including CPU, memory and network

2. Monitor NAS storage resources including volumes, RAID, and disk activity.

3. Monitor the resource usage of NAS applications

4. An extra swap space will be created if SSD is added to the NAS. Swap space on SSDs is prioritized over swap space on HDDs because of the greater speeds of SSDs

Helpdesk

1. Report issues to the QNAP support team, with automatically-collected system information

2. Allows QNAP support engineers to remotely connect to the NAS to fix issues (with user permission)

Web Administration

1. Multi-window, multi-tasking based system management

2. Smart toolbar and dashboard for neat system status display

3. Dynamic DNS (DDNS)

4. SNMP (v2 & v3)

5. Resource monitor

6. Network recycle bin for file deletion via CIFS/SMB, AFP, and File Station

Automatic Cleanup

File Type Filter

7. Comprehensive logs (events & connection)

8. Syslog client/server

9. System settings backup and restore

10. Mobile app: Qmanager for remote system monitoring & management

File Server

1. File sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX

2. Microsoft networking

3. Windows ACL

4. Advanced folder permissions for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP

5. Shared folder aggregation (CIFS/SMB)

Powerful All-in-one server

FTP Server

1. FTP over SSL/TLS (Explicit)

2. FXP support

File Station

1. Supports mounting cloud drives (such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, Microsoft OneDrive for Business, HiDrive, Amazon Cloud Drive, Yandex Disk and Box)

2. Supports mounting remote shared folders through FTP, WebDAV or Microsoft networking (SMB/CIFS)

3. Supports opening documents via Office Online, Google Docs or Chrome Extension (Edit Office files in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides)

4. Supports ISO Mounting (Up to 256 ISO Files)

5. Supports sharing download links and upload links

6. Drag-n-drop Files via Chrome and Firefox Browsers

7. Photo, music, and video preview and playback with hardware-accelerated transcoding3

8. File Compression (ZIP or 7z)

9. Creation of and sending download links for sharing public files with expiration date and password protection

10. Supports displaying subtitles (*.SRT, UTF-8 format)

Video seeking support for video playback during on-the-fly transcoding3

Supports slideshow playback in media viewer

11. Mobile App: Qfile for file browsing and management

Qfiling

1. Supports auto filing

Transcode Management

1. Transcode video files to 240p, 360p, 480p, 720p and 1080p resolution

2. Automatic video transcoding for watched folders

3. Hardware accelerated transcoding support3

4. Embed subtitles into videos for background transcoding

Hybrid Backup Sync

1. Support for Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Storage, Openstack Swift, and WebDAV

2. Syncing with Microsoft OneDrive, Google Drive, Dropbox, Amazon Drive, Yandex Disk, Box, and hubiC

3. Works as both RTRR server & client with bandwidth control

4. Rsync server functionality with download bandwidth control

5. Syncing with remote servers through RTRR, Rsync, FTP, and CIFS/SMB

6. Scheduled backup to local and remote storage spaces

7. Backup versioning for RTRR

8. Encryption, compression, and file filters

9. Centralized management for backup, restoration, and sync jobs

10. Support for Apple Time Machine

11. Data backup to multiple external storage devices

12. Desktop backup with QNAP NetBak Replicator for Windows

13. Third party backup software support: Veeam backup & replication, Acronis True Image, Arcserve backup, emc retrospect, Symantec Backup Exec, etc.

Cloud Drive Sync

1. Multiple cloud account management like Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, and hubiC

2. Supports multiple cloud accounts

3. Manual, scheduled, periodic and continuous sync

4. Flexible file filtering using type, date, and size

5. SSL transfer encryption

6. Dashboard and job statistics

7. Configurable network error recovery options

8. Extensive job activity logging for tracing history of status and statistics

9. Concurrent job execution and multi-threaded data transfer

10. Per-account bandwidth throttling

Cloud Backup Station

1. S3 Plus (including Amazon S3)

2. Amazon Glacier

3. Google Cloud Storage

4. WebDAV-based cloud storage

5. Microsoft Azure

6. OpenStack Swift

Print Server

1. Max number of printers: 3

2. Supports Internet Printing Protocol

3. Print job display and management

4. IP-based and domain name-based privilege control

Photo Station

1. Show photos by thumbnails, list, timeline, or folder view

2. Supports virtual/smart albums

3. Validity control for sharing albums

4. Tag photos with text, colors, and ratings

5. Slideshows with background music and different transition effects

6. Geotag photos and display them on Google maps

7. Supports uploading photos/videos to Picasa, Flickr, and Weibo

8. Photo Station Extension: Supports face detection and PDF to image (available for x86-based models)

9. Mobile app: Qphoto for online browsing and sharing

Music Station

1. Play or share music via web browser

2. Supports streaming music to multiple devices

3. Supports changing album covers via Google search or by uploading photos

4. Internet radio (MP3)

5. Up to 8 music alarms

6. Mobile app: Qmusic for music streaming and management

7. Supports scrolling lyrics

iTunes Server

1. Audio and video sharing for Windows & Mac iTunes

Video Station

1. Show photos by thumbnails, list, timeline, or folder view

2. Supports virtual/smart collections

3. Tag videos with text, color, and ratings

4. Share video links to social websites or through email

5. Display movie information and posters from Internet sources or user-uploaded files

6. Supports displaying subtitles (*.SRT,*.ASS, *.SSA)

7. Supports online searching and downloading of subtitles as well as importing subtitle files

8. Supports adjusting the display style of subtitles

9. Supports Facebook friends login

10. Supports advanced folder permission settings

11. Supports LDAP users

12. Videos can be uploaded to YouTube and Youku

13. Supports multi-zone video display

14. Video seeking support for video playback during on-the-fly transcoding3

15. Mobile app: Qvideo for online video browsing and management

AirPlay & Chromecast

1. Streams videos, photos and music from NAS to Apple TV or Chromecast via File Station, Music Station, Photo Station, Video Station or mobile app (Qfile, Qmusic, Qphoto or Qvideo).

Note: The Media Streaming add-on app must be installed from the QTS App Center.

Download Station

1. PC-less BT, FTP/FTPS, and HTTP/HTTPS, Thunder, FlashGet and qqdl download (up to 500 Tasks)

The maximum number of concurrent downloads for an Intel/AMD x86-based NAS: 90 (30 BT/PT, 30 HTTP, 30FTP downloads)

The maximum number of concurrent downloads for an ARM-based NAS: 30 (10 BT/PT, 10 HTTP, 10FTP downloads)

2. BT download with search, Magnet Link and PT support

3. Supports add-ons to expand download functionality

4. Scheduled download and bandwidth control

5. RSS subscription and download (broadcatching)

6. Proxy support for BT download

7. Mobile app: Qget for downloads browsing and management

Notes Station 3

1. Collaborative editor for multi-user text editing

2. Spreadsheet editor for creating tables

3. Online quick preview of multimedia attachments

4. Smart snapshot for version control

HD (HybridDesk) Station

1. Use the NAS as a HTPC

2. Enjoy videos, music, photos on TV via HDMI

3. Web browsers (Chrome, Firefox)

4. Supports international keyboards, input and mouse

5. Supports user login permissions

Note: The NAS requires at least 4GB RAM and Container Station must be installed.

Linux Station

1. Support installing Ubuntu via Linux Station. Use your NAS as a Linux-based PC

2. Download and use a variety of applications from the Ubuntu Software Center

3. Supports remote desktop to monitor and access Ubuntu remotely

Virtualization Station

1. Supports Virtual Machine (VM) creation to run operating systems such as Windows, Linux, Unix and Android

2. Supports VM import and export

3. Supports VM cloning & snapshots

4. Supports VM backup and restore

5. VM console can be displayed via HDMI output - QVM

6. HTML5-based shared remote console

7. Supports different networking modes via Virtual Switch

Container Station

1. Supports LXC and Docker

2. Download applications from the built-in Docker Hub Registry

3. Supports one-click installation, container export/import & console mode

4. Supports three networking modes (Bridge, NAT and Host)*

5. Supports auto-start containers

6. Supports downloading Docker certificates

7. Supports adding private registries

8. Added an application repository for users to switch to any repository on GitHub.com

*Docker containers are capable of Bridge, NAT and Host mode, while Linux containers support NAT only.

Qsirch

1. Supports full-text search

2. Bar chart to show data distribution

3. Supports previews for photos, music, videos, Gmail, PDF, etc.

4. Support for using search operators in advanced search

- Search scope can be specified in advanced search

5. Customized search filters

- Users can include or exclude search conditions in Filter

- Users can search files by filter conditions

6. Added the ability to suggest related files in Viewer

7. Supports cloud viewers for previewing document

8. Show search results using thumbnails or a list

9. Supports search Chrome extension

iSCSI (IP SAN)

1. iSCSI target with multi-LUNs per target (Up to 256 targets/LUNs combined)

2. Supports LUN mapping & masking

3. Online LUN capacity expansion

4. Support for SPC-3 persistent reservation

5. Supports MPIO & MC/S

6. iSCSI LUN backup, one-time snapshot, and restoration

7. iSCSI connection and management by QNAP Windows Qfinder

8. Virtual disk drive (via iSCSI initiator)

9. Stack chaining master

10. Max No. of virtual disk drives: 8

Surveillance Station 5

1. Supports over 3,000 IP cameras

2. Includes 4 free camera licenses, up to 40 camera channels by purchasing additional licenses

3. Instant playback to check recent events

4. Visual aid by e-map

5. Playback and speed control using the shuttle bar

6. Video preview on playback timeline

7. Intelligent video analytics (IVA) for advanced video searching

8. Surveillance client for Mac

9. Mobile surveillance app: Vmobile (iOS and Android)

10. Mobile recording app: Vcam (iOS and Android)

QVPN Service
(Integrated VPN Server, VPN Client and L2TP/IPSec VPN Services)

1. VPN Server: Secure remote access with PPTPL2TP/IPSec & OpenVPN VPN services

2. VPN Server: Up to 100 clients

3. VPN Server: Supports domain users as VPN users

4. VPN Client: Supports PPTP, L2TP/IPSec & OpenVPN VPN protocols

5. VPN Client: Supports importing .ovpn files to create OpenVPN connection

DLNA Server

1. Supports DLNA/UPnP TVs and players such as PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

2. Support CUE indexing file for APE, FLAC audio format.

3. Video and Audio On-the-y Transcoding3

Qcenter (NAS CMS)

1. Multiple NAS monitoring

2. Utilization history reports

3. Unified configuration management

4. Visual display reports

5. Monitor NAS behind NAT routers with Qcenter Assistant

6. Virtual appliances supported with Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware ESXi

OceanKTV

1. Use the NAS as a karaoke machine

2. Play videos from YouTube without needing to download them

3. Display songs by artists, languages, and favorites

4. Enhance the experience with effects such as tuning echo, key, or applause

5. Control the playlist with a mobile app

6. Supports keyboard and remote control (RM-IR002 or RM-IR004)

Note: Microphones are not included.

Qfinder Pro

1. Find QNAP NAS that are on the same local network as your PC

2. Easily mount NAS shared folders

3. Configure basic settings for the NAS including firmware updates, setting SMTP server, and changing network settings

4. Supports direct connection with USB QuickAccess

5. Storage Plug & Connect (Windows only)

Create and map NAS shared folders

Create and connect to iSCSI target/LUNs

6. Media Upload (Windows only)

Upload media files to the NAS and automatically create thumbnails or transcode videos using the PC

App Center

1. Official and community software add-ons

2. Automatically update apps or send notifications of new app versions

3. App repository to import third-party content

4. Choose what volume to save apps to

Qcontactz

1. One-way scheduled sync of contacts from multiple Google accounts

2. Import contacts from file: CSV or vCard 3.0

3. Export contacts into a file: CSV and vCard 3.0

4. Find duplicate contacts and merge them

5. Snapshot management for your contacts database

6. Manage contacts: Groups, favorite, lock, search, delete & restore

7. Supported for mobile: Android and iPhone

QNAP_Systems TS-453B-4G 4-Bay NAS System - Diskless3.5

QNAP Systems TS-453B-4G 4-Bay NAS System - Diskless

  • 3.5"/2.5" SATA SSD/HDD(4), Intel Celeron J3455(1.5GHz), 4GB-RAM, GigLAN(4), 0.96" Mono OLED, HDMI(2), USB3.0, TWR

Part Number: 424678

Qnap Systems TS-453B-4G 4-Bay NAS System - Diskless

The TS-453B comes with a sleek new look, featuring an OLED panel and two capacitive touch buttons. The TS-453B also features a PCIe port for boosting the potential applications of your NAS: the QNAP QM2 expansion card can be installed for adding an M.2 SSD cache/10GbE connectivity, a compatible wireless card can be installed to use the TS-453B as a wireless access point, and a USB 3.1 10Gbps card can be added for easier backup to/from multiple external storage devices. With a USB Type-C QuickAccess port and a SD card slot, the TS-453B simplifies transferring and sharing files without needing a network connection. The TS-453B also provides feature-rich multimedia functionality, such as 4K @30Hz video playback and real-time transcoding.

  • PCIe port supports installing a QNAP QM2 dual-port M.2 SSD/10GbE connectivity, a compatible PCIe wireless adapter, or a USB 3.1 10Gbps card
  • USB QuickAccess port for direct access to files on NAS without needing a network connection
  • Supports virtualization, centralized storage, backup, sharing, and disaster recovery
  • A hybrid approach to virtualization in one NAS: Virtualization Station and Container Station
  • Supports dual-channel 4K H.264/H.265 hardware decoding and on-the-fly or offline transcoding
  • IFTTT Agent enables web automation for improved working efficiency

 Intel® Celeron® J3455 quad-core 1.5GHz CPU with AES-NI Encryption

Powered by the latest 14 nm Intel Celeron J3455 quad-core 1.5GHz processor (burst up to 2.3 GHz), up to 8GB DDR3L RAM, dual Gigabit LAN ports, and SATA 6Gb/s, the TS-453B runs tasks smoothly and quickly with up to 225 MB/s read/ write speeds. The TS-453B features Intel AES-NI hardware-accelerated encryption to drive transfer speeds of up to 225 MB/s with AES 256-bit encryption for both full NAS volumes and shared folders, boosting system performance and security while ensuring the safety of sensitive data stored in the TS-453B.

Tested in QNAP Labs. Figures may vary by environment.

Test Environment:
NAS:
OS: QTS 4.3.3
Volume type: RAID 5; 4 x Intel S3500 240GB SSDs (SSDSC2BB240G4); QNAP LAN-10G2SF-MLX 2 port 10GbE SFP+

Client PC:
Intel Core i7-4770 3.40GHz CPU; DDR3L 1600Hz 16GB; WD 1TB WD10EZEX; Intel Gigabit CT (MTU 1500) ; Windows 10 64-bit

Extend NAS functionality with the PCIe Slot

With PCIe expansion, the TS-453B provides flexibility in extending NAS functionality and potential applications. Install a QNAP QM2 card to provide M.2 SSD caching/10GbE connectivity, or use the TS-453B as a wireless access point by installing a compatible wireless network card, or boost the USB connectivity of the TS-453B by installing a USB 3.1 10Gbps card.

QM2 expansion card rede?nes NAS function

QNAP's QM2 is a PCIe expansion card that features dual M.2 SSD slots and 10GbE connectivity* (individual cards may vary in functionality). This allows users to easily set up SSD caching or to enable Qtier auto-tiering technology to optimize NAS performance. 10GbE-compatible models can also future proof the TS-453B for use with 10GbE networks. Equipped with a dedicated cooling module, the QM2 can maintain its high performance even when tasked with the highest workloads.

*Selected models with 10GbE connectivity is backward compatible with 5GbE/2.5GbE/1GbE/100MbE network.

OLED panel with capacitive touch buttons

The TS-453B features an all-new design with a sliding cover. The tool-less 3.5 hard drive installation makes it easier for users to set up and maintain the TS-453B. The OLED front panel displays system information (including temperatures, fan speed, and the capacity of hard drives, volumes and LUN) allowing you to quickly view the overall system status. Dust-proof capacitive touch buttons allow you to easily wake up the screen, change network IP settings and host password or even restart and shut down the system.

Directly access files with USB-C QuickAccess

 

The TS-453B features an innovative USB-C QuickAccess port that allows you to complete the first-time installation and setup of your TS-453B without requiring network connectivity. The files and data stored on the TS-453B can also be directly accessed by using Qfinder Pro* and a USB Type-C cable**. You can also assign access rights to users for different folders to prevent unauthorized access to important files.

* Qfinder Pro and USB QuickAccess support Windows 8.0 (and later) and Mac OS X 10.7 (and later). Other versions may require driver installation.
**Sold separately.

Data backup, recovery, and synchronization

QNAP Hybrid Backup Sync provides a well-rounded solution for data backup, file synchronization and disaster recovery. With Hybrid Backup Sync, you can easily and securely backup data from your NAS to several local, remote and cloud storage spaces. In the event of system crashes or critical hardware failure, you can quickly restore data from these storage spaces, minimizing downtime and reducing overall loss. Hybrid Backup Sync also takes advantage of cloud storage for one-way sync of your data to cloud storage through RTRR, Rsync, FTP, SMB protocol, or two-way sync your NAS with remote NAS/cloud services.

Share and sync files across devices

The TS-453B supports SMB, NFS and AFP, allowing you to quickly share files to Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX devices. With QNAP's Qsync utility, the TS-453B becomes a safe data center for file synchronization with huge storage potential. Any file uploaded to TS-453B can be synchronized to all the linked devices such as computers, laptops and mobile devices. You can also sync shared folders to increase the flexibility of collaboration and file sharing. The SDXC card slot makes it easier to directly access and back up files stored on them, and the new exFAT driver (optional purchase, sold separately) provides compatibility with newer, faster SD cards.

QTS-Linux dual systems, geared for the IoT era

The TS-453Bs QTS-Linux dual systems are based on QNAPs advanced virtualization technologies. The revolutionary architecture of the TS-453B enables users not only to download rich apps from QTS App Center but also to develop or utilize IoT packages for Linux and display them using HDMI output. With the TS-453B, you can develop and install various IoT packages on demand and centrally store the data on the TS-453B, benefiting from a secure private storage and development solution.

Datastore for virtualized environments

The TS-453B is an iSCSI/ IP-SAN storage that supports VMware and Citrix, and is compatible with Microsoft Hyper-V and Windows Server 2012 R2, fulfilling the need for flexible deployment and management in virtualization environments. The TS-453B supports VMware VAAI and Microsoft ODX to increase performance by offloading server loading for ESXi server and Hyper-V respectively, and supports QNAP vSphere Client plug-in and QNAP SMI-S provider with enhanced operational efficiency and management in virtualization applications.

Storage for hosting virtual machines and containerized applications

Virtualization Station allows you to host virtual machines (VM) on the TS-453B and access them via a web browser or VNC. Virtualization Station supports multiple operating systems, fast VM creation, VM backup & restoration, VM import/export, snapshot, and Device Management for centrally managing VMs. Virtualization Station allows the TS-453B, VMs and containers to share the same LAN port. No longer constrained by physical network performance, high-speed virtual switches greatly increases data transfer between VMs, containers and NAS through the internal interface. The TS-453B also features Container Station, which integrates LXC and Docker lightweight virtualization technologies. You can operate multiple isolated Linux systems on the TS-453B as well as download apps from the built-in Docker Hub Registry. Containers Station also supports the QIoT Containers platform that helps quickly structure your IoT environment and deployment on your private IoT cloud.

Secure access with VPN & Proxy Server

The new QVPN combines VPN server and VPN client functionality. Through QVPN, the TS-453B can be used as a VPN server with L2TP/ IPsec, OpenVPN, and PPTP support, allowing you to securely access data shared within the private local network. The TS-453B can also be used as a VPN Client to connect to other VPN servers or virtual private network through PPTP and OpenVPN for secure data transmission. VPN Client also allows your NAS to connect to multiple servers at the same time. You can connect your devices to your NAS and the VPN server at home to access data on the LAN and via VPN Client on your NAS, you can connect to international VPN servers for accessing regionally-restricted services such as Netflix and Hulu in HD Station. The TS-453B provides you with various VPN options and helps secure your data transmission.

QTS 4.3 – The most intelligent and intuitive NAS operating system

With modularized multiple applications and functions, QTS enhances management efficiency, personal productivity, multimedia, and much more. New intelligent agent services have also been added to simplify system operations and management. The user-friendly QTS features an intelligent desktop that allows you to find desired functions quickly, monitor important system information on a real-time basis, open multiple application windows to run multiple tasks concurrently with greater working efficiency, and provides a built-in App Center with install-on-demand apps to extend NAS functionality. QTS breaks the barriers of devices, platforms, and geography to bring optimized cloud experiences and incorporates advanced features.

Qfiling automates your file organization

Qfiling helps automate file organization for sorting files spread through multiple folders, helping to reduce the time needed for finding important files. Users can categorize files and determine filing conditions; and schedule filing tasks to be carried out periodically. The Recipe feature allows users to save frequently-used filing conditions as an exclusive recipe, then the next Qfiling task can be run with just one click using the recipe.

4K @30Hz HDMI output for an excellent audiovisual experience

Featuring advanced 9th-generation Intel HD Graphics, the TS-453B supports dual-channel 4K H.264/H.265 hardware decoding and real-time transcoding, allowing you to convert videos to universal file formats that can be smoothly played on multiple devices*. QNAP Linux Station is integrated with Ubuntu OS, allowing you to download and install versatile multimedia apps from Ubuntu Software Center, such as Plex Media Server, KMPlayer, LibreOffice and VLC. QNAP's HD Station also allows you to directly enjoy multimedia using HD Player or third-party players such as Plex Home Theater. By connecting the TS-453B to a HDTV or A/V receiver you can enjoy watching videos with up to 4K resolution. The freeQNAP remote controlalso provides you with convenient control of your multimedia experience. You can customize the actions of individual buttons of your QNAP remote control usingQButton. From playing music, to viewing surveillance feeds in Surveillance Station, to shutting down or restarting the NAS, everyday and common tasks can be just a button press away with QButton.

IFTTT Agent automates your workflow

IFTTT (If This Then That) is currently one of the most popular web automation services, and with QNAP IFTTT Agent you can create a near-unlimited number of NAS-related applets on the IFTTT website for greater automation and to boost your productivity. For example, if you set a trigger as Any new photo (using Android Photos service) and the action as "Download the URL to QNAP NAS (using QNAP service)," then all the photos taken using your Android device will be automatically downloaded to TS-453B. With IFTTT Agent, you can make your TS-453B smarter than ever.

Centralized email and contact management for improved communication workflows

It can be hard to manage emails and contact information that are scattered across multiple computers, devices, and accounts - not to mention if important emails or contact information are lost or become inaccessible due to account closure or device malfunction/loss. QNAP QmailAgent and Qcontactz helps you centrally store and manage emails and contact information, making them accessible to all of your devices at any time - and with the powerful Qsirch search engine, you can easily find specific contacts and emails whenever needed.

Comprehensive surveillance solution providing 24/7 security

Surveillance Station is a professional network surveillance Video Management System (VMS) that offers a user-friendly management interface, over 3,000 compatible IP camera models, and expandable IP camera channel licenses. It supports real-time monitoring, video & audio recording and playback with a wide range of customizable settings. You can also install the Vmobile app on your iOS or Android devices to manage the monitored channels anytime and anywhere, or install the Vcam mobile app to turn your device into a network camera to instantly record to your TS-453B. The TS-453B offers 4 free IP camera channels and you can expand up to 40 channels by purchasing additional licenses.

Whole new QVR Pro surveillance solution

The TS-453B supports QVR Pro (Beta) that integrates QNAPs professional QVR system into the QTS operating system. You can arrange a dedicated, independent storage space for surveillance data on the NAS and leverage the advantages of scalability and storage manageability from QTS. QVR Pro features a flexible monitoring interface that allows adjusting the proportion and monitor view of IP cameras, supports an upgraded timeline feature that provides instant video search and quick view identification in live monitoring mode, and allows for monitoring views and playing back images without switching between windows. Additional functions like batch adding and editing cameras and searching for cameras across different LANs further save the cost and time in deploying and maintaining a complete surveillance system. With the newly-developed QUSBCam2 App, you can use a USB camera as an ONVIF network camera. Simply connect it to your TS-453B, and you can view real-time images without installing any software. Through QVR Pro, you can even store recordings for playback, allowing you to build a surveillance system with minimum budget.

Easily expand storage capacity

Besides attaching a QNAP expansion enclosure, the TS-453Bs storage capacity can also be increased by using VJBOD. With VJBOD, the storage capacity of other QNAP NAS* can be used as virtual disks that can be mounted as local disks on the TS-453B for shares, applications, or even creating another LUN. You can use the QTS Storage Manager to easily handle NAS capacity expansion and storage expansion enclosure management. With the support of QJBOD Express (JBOD enclosures roaming)**, you can migrate data to another QNAP NAS through a JBOD enclosure without network connectivity.

The maximum number of drives available by connecting the QNAP expansion enclosure:

QNAP NAS Model Expansion Enclosure No. of Expansion Enclosures Total HDD No.
(NAS + Enclosure)
TS-453B UX-800P 1 12
UX-500P 1 9

Specifications

Ordering P/N

TS-453B-4G

CPU

Intel Celeron J3455 quad-core 1.5 GHz, up to 2.3 GHz

Encryption Accleration

Yes (AES-NI)

Graphics

Intel HD Graphics 500

System memory

4GB DDR3L

(2 x 2GB)

Maximum Memory

8GB

Total Memory Slots

2 x DDR3L SODIMM slots

(For dual-DIMM configuration, you must use a pair of identical DDR3L modules.)

Drive

Hot-swappable 4 x 3.5"/2.5" SATA 6Gb/s HDD/SSD

GbE LAN Port

2 x RJ45 Gigabit LAN port

10GbE LAN Port

Optional 10 Gigabit LAN port via a PCIe expansion card

USB 3.0 Port

5 x USB 3.0 Type-A ports

USB QuickAccess

USB Type-C

PCIe Slot

1 PCIe 2.0 x2 slot

HDMI Port

2 x HDMI v1.4b, up to 3840 x 2160, 30 Hz

Audio Input

2 x 3.5mm dynamic microphone input jacks

Audio Output

speaker, 3.5mm line out jack

Display

0.96 monochrome OLED

LED Indicators

Status/Power, LAN, USB, Drives, SD card, USB QuickAccess

Buttons

Power, USB copy, Reset, Capacitive touch buttons (select, enter)

Infrared Receiver

Yes supplied with a QNAP RM-IR004 remote control (compatible with RM-IR002 remote control)

SDXC Card Reader

Yes

Other Interfaces

Kensington security slot

Dimension (HxWxD)

168 x 170 x 226 mm

6.61 x 6.69 x 8.90 inch

Weight

2.33 kg ( 5.14 lbs )

Sound Level*

Operating low speed: 18.8 dB(A)

Operating Temperature

0 ~ 40°C (32°F ~ 104°F)

Relative Humidity

5~95% RH non-condensing, wet bulb: 27°C (80.6°F)

Power Consumption

HDD sleep: 15.00W

Typical Operation: 30.04W

Power Supply

90W AC adapter, 100-240V

Fan

1 x 12 cm

Package Contents

NAS, QIG, 2 x RJ45 ethernet cables, AC adapter, power cord, 2.5" drive screw kit

Operating System

QTS 4.3 (embedded Linux)

Supported Client OS

1. Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2003/2008 R2/2012/2012R2

2. Apple Mac OS 10.7+

3. Linux & UNIX

Supported Browsers

1. Microsoft Internet Explorer 10+

2. Google Chrome

3. Apple Safari 7+

4. Mozilla Firefox

Multilingual Support

1. Chinese (Traditional & Simplified), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish

File System

1. Internal Hard Drive: EXT4

2. External Hard Drive: EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, FAT32, HFS+, exFAT*

*exFAT is optionally purchased by App Center

Network & Virtual Switch

1. TCP/IP (IPv4 & IPv6: Dual Stack)1

2. Jumbo frame (failover, multi-IP settings, port trunking/NIC teaming)

3. DHCP client, DHCP server

4. USB Wi-Fi Adapter Support

5. Virtual Switch

Supports editing the Virtual Switches in Virtualization station.

Supports combining virtual machines and containers to the same Virtual Switch.

Supports NAT (Network Address Translation).

Supports STP (Spanning Tree Protocol).

6. USB QuickAccess

7. WirelessAP Station

Security

1. Network access protection with auto-blocking: SSH, Telnet, HTTP(S), FTP, CIFS/SMB, AFP

2. CIFS host access control for shared folders

3. FIPS 140-2 validated AES 256-bit volume-based and shared folder data encryption2

4. AES 256-bit external drive encryption2

5. Importable SSL certificates. Supports certificates from Lets Encrypt.

6. Instant alerts via email, SMS, beep, push service, and OLED panel

7. 2-step verification

Storage Management

1. Storage Space Utilization monitoring

2. QNAP flexible Volume/LUN with thin provisioning and space reclaim

3. Disk volume types

2-Bay: RAID 0,1, JBOD, single

4-Bay: RAID 0,1, 5, 6, 10, 5 + hot spare, JBOD, single

6-Bay: RAID 0,1, 5, 6, 10, + hot spare, JBOD single

4. Supports storage pools

5. Supports Qtier auto-tiering technology

6. Supports snapshots

Supports Volume/LUN snapshot

Snapshot manager

Snapshot clone

Snapshot vault

Snapshot replica

Snapshot agent for Microsoft Windows and VMware vSphere

7. Online volume expansion

8. Online storage pool expansion

9. Online RAID capacity expansion and online RAID level migration

10. SMART data migration

11. Storage expansion via QNAP UX-500P/UX-800P expansion units

12. JBOD enclosure roaming

13. SSD read-only/read-write cache

14. Bad block scan and hard drive S.M.A.R.T.

15. Bad block recovery & RAID recovery

16. Bitmap support

Power Management

1. Wake on LAN

2. Internal hard drive standby mode

3. Scheduled power on/off

4. Automatic power on after power recovery

5. USB and network UPS support with SNMP management

Access Right Management

1. Batch user creation

2. Import/Export users

3. User quota management

4. Local user access control for CIFS, AFP, FTP, and WebDAV

5. Application access control for Photo Station, Music Station, Video Station, and File Station

6. Subfolder permissions support for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, and File Station

Domain Authentication Integration

1. Microsoft Active Directory (AD) & Domain Controller support

2. LDAP server, LDAP client

3. Domain user login via CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, and File Station

myQNAPcloud Service

1. Private cloud storage and sharing

2. Free host name registration (DDNS)

3. Optional myQNAPcloud SSL certificates (DDNS)

4. Auto router configuration (via UPnP)

5. Web-based file manager with HTTPS 2048-bit encryption

6. CloudLink for remote access without any complicated router setup

7. myQNAPcloud connect for easy VPN connection (Windows VPN utility)

Qsync

1. Sync files across multiple devices with SSL secure connection

2. Selective synchronization for only syncing specific folders

3. Use team folders as a file center for greater team collaboration (maximum sync tasks: 32)

4. Shares files by links via e-mail

5. Policy settings for conflicting files and file type filter support

6. Version control: up to 64 versions.

7. Supports central configuration mode

8. Supports remote erase/restore

9. Supports Windows & Mac OS

Resource Monitor

1. Monitor NAS system resources including CPU, memory and network

2. Monitor NAS storage resources including volumes, RAID, and disk activity.

3. Monitor the resource usage of NAS applications

4. An extra swap space will be created if SSD is added to the NAS. Swap space on SSDs is prioritized over swap space on HDDs because of the greater speeds of SSDs

Helpdesk

1. Report issues to the QNAP support team, with automatically-collected system information

2. Allows QNAP support engineers to remotely connect to the NAS to fix issues (with user permission)

Web Administration

1. Multi-window, multi-tasking based system management

2. Smart toolbar and dashboard for neat system status display

3. Dynamic DNS (DDNS)

4. SNMP (v2 & v3)

5. Resource monitor

6. Network recycle bin for file deletion via CIFS/SMB, AFP, and File Station

Automatic Cleanup

File Type Filter

7. Comprehensive logs (events & connection)

8. Syslog client/server

9. System settings backup and restore

10. Mobile app: Qmanager for remote system monitoring & management

File Server

1. File sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX

2. Microsoft networking

3. Windows ACL

4. Advanced folder permissions for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP

5. Shared folder aggregation (CIFS/SMB)

Powerful All-in-one server

FTP Server

1. FTP over SSL/TLS (Explicit)

2. FXP support

File Station

1. Supports mounting cloud drives (such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, Microsoft OneDrive for Business, HiDrive, Amazon Cloud Drive, Yandex Disk and Box)

2. Supports mounting remote shared folders through FTP, WebDAV or Microsoft networking (SMB/CIFS)

3. Supports opening documents via Office Online, Google Docs or Chrome Extension (Edit Office files in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides)

4. Supports ISO Mounting (Up to 256 ISO Files)

5. Supports sharing download links and upload links

6. Drag-n-drop Files via Chrome and Firefox Browsers

7. Photo, music, and video preview and playback with hardware-accelerated transcoding3

8. File Compression (ZIP or 7z)

9. Creation of and sending download links for sharing public files with expiration date and password protection

10. Supports displaying subtitles (*.SRT, UTF-8 format)

Video seeking support for video playback during on-the-fly transcoding3

Supports slideshow playback in media viewer

11. Mobile App: Qfile for file browsing and management

Qfiling

1. Supports auto filing

Transcode Management

1. Transcode video files to 240p, 360p, 480p, 720p and 1080p resolution

2. Automatic video transcoding for watched folders

3. Hardware accelerated transcoding support3

4. Embed subtitles into videos for background transcoding

Hybrid Backup Sync

1. Support for Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Storage, Openstack Swift, and WebDAV

2. Syncing with Microsoft OneDrive, Google Drive, Dropbox, Amazon Drive, Yandex Disk, Box, and hubiC

3. Works as both RTRR server & client with bandwidth control

4. Rsync server functionality with download bandwidth control

5. Syncing with remote servers through RTRR, Rsync, FTP, and CIFS/SMB

6. Scheduled backup to local and remote storage spaces

7. Backup versioning for RTRR

8. Encryption, compression, and file filters

9. Centralized management for backup, restoration, and sync jobs

10. Support for Apple Time Machine

11. Data backup to multiple external storage devices

12. Desktop backup with QNAP NetBak Replicator for Windows

13. Third party backup software support: Veeam backup & replication, Acronis True Image, Arcserve backup, emc retrospect, Symantec Backup Exec, etc.

Cloud Drive Sync

1. Multiple cloud account management like Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, and hubiC

2. Supports multiple cloud accounts

3. Manual, scheduled, periodic and continuous sync

4. Flexible file filtering using type, date, and size

5. SSL transfer encryption

6. Dashboard and job statistics

7. Configurable network error recovery options

8. Extensive job activity logging for tracing history of status and statistics

9. Concurrent job execution and multi-threaded data transfer

10. Per-account bandwidth throttling

Cloud Backup Station

1. S3 Plus (including Amazon S3)

2. Amazon Glacier

3. Google Cloud Storage

4. WebDAV-based cloud storage

5. Microsoft Azure

6. OpenStack Swift

Print Server

1. Max number of printers: 3

2. Supports Internet Printing Protocol

3. Print job display and management

4. IP-based and domain name-based privilege control

Photo Station

1. Show photos by thumbnails, list, timeline, or folder view

2. Supports virtual/smart albums

3. Validity control for sharing albums

4. Tag photos with text, colors, and ratings

5. Slideshows with background music and different transition effects

6. Geotag photos and display them on Google maps

7. Supports uploading photos/videos to Picasa, Flickr, and Weibo

8. Photo Station Extension: Supports face detection and PDF to image (available for x86-based models)

9. Mobile app: Qphoto for online browsing and sharing

Music Station

1. Play or share music via web browser

2. Supports streaming music to multiple devices

3. Supports changing album covers via Google search or by uploading photos

4. Internet radio (MP3)

5. Up to 8 music alarms

6. Mobile app: Qmusic for music streaming and management

7. Supports scrolling lyrics

iTunes Server

1. Audio and video sharing for Windows & Mac iTunes

Video Station

1. Show photos by thumbnails, list, timeline, or folder view

2. Supports virtual/smart collections

3. Tag videos with text, color, and ratings

4. Share video links to social websites or through email

5. Display movie information and posters from Internet sources or user-uploaded files

6. Supports displaying subtitles (*.SRT,*.ASS, *.SSA)

7. Supports online searching and downloading of subtitles as well as importing subtitle files

8. Supports adjusting the display style of subtitles

9. Supports Facebook friends login

10. Supports advanced folder permission settings

11. Supports LDAP users

12. Videos can be uploaded to YouTube and Youku

13. Supports multi-zone video display

14. Video seeking support for video playback during on-the-fly transcoding3

15. Mobile app: Qvideo for online video browsing and management

AirPlay & Chromecast

1. Streams videos, photos and music from NAS to Apple TV or Chromecast via File Station, Music Station, Photo Station, Video Station or mobile app (Qfile, Qmusic, Qphoto or Qvideo).

Note: The Media Streaming add-on app must be installed from the QTS App Center.

Download Station

1. PC-less BT, FTP/FTPS, and HTTP/HTTPS, Thunder, FlashGet and qqdl download (up to 500 Tasks)

The maximum number of concurrent downloads for an Intel/AMD x86-based NAS: 90 (30 BT/PT, 30 HTTP, 30FTP downloads)

The maximum number of concurrent downloads for an ARM-based NAS: 30 (10 BT/PT, 10 HTTP, 10FTP downloads)

2. BT download with search, Magnet Link and PT support

3. Supports add-ons to expand download functionality

4. Scheduled download and bandwidth control

5. RSS subscription and download (broadcatching)

6. Proxy support for BT download

7. Mobile app: Qget for downloads browsing and management

Notes Station 3

1. Collaborative editor for multi-user text editing

2. Spreadsheet editor for creating tables

3. Online quick preview of multimedia attachments

4. Smart snapshot for version control

HD (HybridDesk) Station

1. Use the NAS as a HTPC

2. Enjoy videos, music, photos on TV via HDMI

3. Web browsers (Chrome, Firefox)

4. Supports international keyboards, input and mouse

5. Supports user login permissions

Note: The NAS requires at least 4GB RAM and Container Station must be installed.

Linux Station

1. Support installing Ubuntu via Linux Station. Use your NAS as a Linux-based PC

2. Download and use a variety of applications from the Ubuntu Software Center

3. Supports remote desktop to monitor and access Ubuntu remotely

Virtualization Station

1. Supports Virtual Machine (VM) creation to run operating systems such as Windows, Linux, Unix and Android

2. Supports VM import and export

3. Supports VM cloning & snapshots

4. Supports VM backup and restore

5. VM console can be displayed via HDMI output - QVM

6. HTML5-based shared remote console

7. Supports different networking modes via Virtual Switch

Container Station

1. Supports LXC and Docker

2. Download applications from the built-in Docker Hub Registry

3. Supports one-click installation, container export/import & console mode

4. Supports three networking modes (Bridge, NAT and Host)*

5. Supports auto-start containers

6. Supports downloading Docker certificates

7. Supports adding private registries

8. Added an application repository for users to switch to any repository on GitHub.com

*Docker containers are capable of Bridge, NAT and Host mode, while Linux containers support NAT only.

Qsirch

1. Supports full-text search

2. Bar chart to show data distribution

3. Supports previews for photos, music, videos, Gmail, PDF, etc.

4. Support for using search operators in advanced search

- Search scope can be specified in advanced search

5. Customized search filters

- Users can include or exclude search conditions in Filter

- Users can search files by filter conditions

6. Added the ability to suggest related files in Viewer

7. Supports cloud viewers for previewing document

8. Show search results using thumbnails or a list

9. Supports search Chrome extension

iSCSI (IP SAN)

1. iSCSI target with multi-LUNs per target (Up to 256 targets/LUNs combined)

2. Supports LUN mapping & masking

3. Online LUN capacity expansion

4. Support for SPC-3 persistent reservation

5. Supports MPIO & MC/S

6. iSCSI LUN backup, one-time snapshot, and restoration

7. iSCSI connection and management by QNAP Windows Qfinder

8. Virtual disk drive (via iSCSI initiator)

9. Stack chaining master

10. Max No. of virtual disk drives: 8

Surveillance Station 5

1. Supports over 3,000 IP cameras

2. Includes 4 free camera licenses, up to 40 camera channels by purchasing additional licenses

3. Instant playback to check recent events

4. Visual aid by e-map

5. Playback and speed control using the shuttle bar

6. Video preview on playback timeline

7. Intelligent video analytics (IVA) for advanced video searching

8. Surveillance client for Mac

9. Mobile surveillance app: Vmobile (iOS and Android)

10. Mobile recording app: Vcam (iOS and Android)

QVPN Service (Integrated VPN Server, VPN Client and L2TP/IPSec VPN Services)

1. VPN Server: Secure remote access with PPTPL2TP/IPSec & OpenVPN VPN services

2. VPN Server: Up to 100 clients

3. VPN Server: Supports domain users as VPN users

4. VPN Client: Supports PPTP, L2TP/IPSec & OpenVPN VPN protocols

5. VPN Client: Supports importing .ovpn files to create OpenVPN connection

DLNA Server

1. Supports DLNA/UPnP TVs and players such as PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

2. Support CUE indexing file for APE, FLAC audio format.

3. Video and Audio On-the-y Transcoding3

Qcenter (NAS CMS)

1. Multiple NAS monitoring

2. Utilization history reports

3. Unified configuration management

4. Visual display reports

5. Monitor NAS behind NAT routers with Qcenter Assistant

6. Virtual appliances supported with Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware ESXi

OceanKTV

1. Use the NAS as a karaoke machine

2. Play videos from YouTube without needing to download them

3. Display songs by artists, languages, and favorites

4. Enhance the experience with effects such as tuning echo, key, or applause

5. Control the playlist with a mobile app

6. Supports keyboard and remote control (RM-IR002 or RM-IR004)

Note: Microphones are not included.

Qfinder Pro

1. Find QNAP NAS that are on the same local network as your PC

2. Easily mount NAS shared folders

3. Configure basic settings for the NAS including firmware updates, setting SMTP server, and changing network settings

4. Supports direct connection with USB QuickAccess

5. Storage Plug & Connect (Windows only)

Create and map NAS shared folders

Create and connect to iSCSI target/LUNs

6. Media Upload (Windows only)

Upload media files to the NAS and automatically create thumbnails or transcode videos using the PC

App Center

1. Official and community software add-ons

2. Automatically update apps or send notifications of new app versions

3. App repository to import third-party content

4. Choose what volume to save apps to

Qcontactz

1. One-way scheduled sync of contacts from multiple Google accounts

2. Import contacts from file: CSV or vCard 3.0

3. Export contacts into a file: CSV and vCard 3.0

4. Find duplicate contacts and merge them

5. Snapshot management for your contacts database

6. Manage contacts: Groups, favorite, lock, search, delete & restore

7. Supported for mobile: Android and iPhone

QNAP_Systems TS-451A-4G 4-Bay NAS System - Diskless3.5

QNAP Systems TS-451A-4G 4-Bay NAS System - Diskless

  • 3.5"/2.5" SATA SSD/HDD(4), Intel Celeron N3060(1.6GHz), 4GB-RAM, 4GB-Flash, GigLAN(2), USB3.0, TWR

Part Number: 424677

Qnap Systems TS-451A-4G 4-Bay NAS System - Diskless

The TS-451A provides the innovative USB QuickAccess port that allows you to quickly complete the first-time NAS installation and to then directly access files and data stored on the NAS. It also supports two additional transmission modes: Ethernet NAS mode and iSCSI SAN block-based mode. Combining USB QuickAccess, NAS and iSCSI-SAN into one box, the TS-451A is a powerful but easy-to-use storage solution ideal for backup, synchronization, remote access, and entertainment. It greatly helps to boost productivity and can meet the demands of photographers and audiovisual enthusiasts for direct, quick access to files. The TS-451A is powered by a high-performance 14nm Intel Celeron N3060 dual-core 1.6GHz processor, and supports 4K video playback and transcoding.

Features

  • Excellent system performance, ideal for centralized management, file sharing and backup
  • USB QuickAccess port for accessing files without needing a network connection
  • Supports 4K hardware decoding and transcodes 4K H.264 videos on-the-fly or offline
  • Enjoy the best audio-visual experience with HDMI output and the free remote control
  • Build a personal karaoke system with OceanKTV
  • Linux Station supports Ubuntu® with direct output via HDMI
  • A hybrid approach to virtualization: Virtualization Station & Container Station
  • Supports Virtual JBOD (VJBOD) to maximize the storage utilization of multiple QNAP NAS units

14nm Intel® Celeron® N3060 dual-core CPU and hardware-accelerated encryption engine

The TS-451A is powered by an advanced 14nm Intel Celeron dual-core 1.6GHz processor that features low TDP (only 6 watts) and can automatically burst up to 2.48GHz. Coupled with dual-channel 2/4GB DDR3L-1600 dual-channel RAM (upgradable to 8GB), dual Gigabit LAN ports, and SATA 6Gb/s, the TS-451A can deliver up to 213.4 MB/s throughput for optimizing mission-critical tasks while still being energy efficient. The TS-451A also features Intel AES-NI hardware-accelerated encryption to deliver up to 205.14 MB/s throughput with AES 256-bit throughput with AES-NI encryption for both full NAS volume and shared folders, boosting system performance & security while ensuring the safety of sensitive business data stored in the NAS.

Tested in QNAP Labs. Figures may vary by environment.

Test Environment:
NAS: TS-451A
OS: QTS 4.2.2
Volume type: RAID 5; 4 x Seagate 1TB ST1000NM0033 HDDs: NAS and PCs are connected.
Client PCs:
Intel Core i7-4770 3.40GHz CPU; DDR3L 1600Hz 16GB; WD 1TB WD10EZEX;
Intel Gigabit CT( MTU 1500 ) ; Windows 7 Professional 64bit SP1 & Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit
IOMeter configuration: Multiple PCs via switch. Transferring 32GB file continuously to NAS for 3 minutes. Block size: 64KB for SMB2.0

Direct access to files with the USB QuickAccess port

The TS-451A features an innovative USB QuickAccess port that allows you to complete the first-time installation and setup of your TS-451A without requiring network connectivity. The files and data stored on the TS-451A can also be directly accessed by using Qfinder Pro*and a USB 3.0 A-Male to Micro B-Male cable or a USB 2.0 Micro B cable**. Furthermore, you can assign access rights to users for different folders to prevent unauthorized access to important files.

* QfinderPro and USB QuickAccess support Windows 8.0 (and above) and Mac OS X 10.7(and above). Other versions may requiredriver installation.
**A USB cable is not included.

USB QuickAccess/NAS/iSCSI SAN triple solution

The TS-451A innovatively re-defines what NAS can do by providing a USB QuickAccess/NAS/iSCSI SAN triple solution. It discards the restriction of conventional DAS that only allows connecting to one device, and breaks the cost barrier for a high-speed Ethernet solution. The TS-451As three data transmission modes not only work independently, but they also can simultaneously run with no bandwidth interference, allowing you to multi-task with utmost productivity.

USB QuickAccess Mode

You can instantly access files and data stored on the TS-451A by connecting a PC/Mac to its USB QuickAccess port and by using the Qfinder Pro application. To balance security and convenience needs, this method provides three access authentication modes. These settings can be easily configured in Network and Virtual Switch in the QTS management interface:

  1. “All NAS Users” (default): A NAS username and password are required to use QuickAccess to access data stored on the NAS.
  2. “Everyone”: Allows everyone to access data stored on the NAS using QuickAccess with no username or password required.
  3. “Selected Users and Groups”: Only authorized users/groups can use QuickAccess to access data stored on the NAS (a username or password is also required).

The TS-451As USB mode is helpful for users that handle large volumes of media files on a daily basis. It provides an extremely convenient and fast solution for users to store and backup data on their computers or to access data on their NAS. With the USB mode the TS-451A is plug and use without compromising convenience or safety.

Ethernet NAS mode

The TS-451A features Ethernet networking for flexible and simultaneous file sharing across multiple devices, using SMB/CIFS, NFS and AFP protocols for sharing across Windows, Mac and Linux/UNIX networks. Use Qfinder Pro to find the TS-451A's Ethernet IP address to connect to it.

iSCSI SAN block-based mode

The TS-451A supports iSCSI SAN. After creating an iSCSI target on the TS-451A, you can access the iSCSI with your computer* using the NAS IP.

*iSCSI initiator for Mac: ATTO Xtend SAN or SNS globalSAN; for Windows: Microsoft iSCSI initiator

Superior 4K video transcoding

Featuring advanced 8th-generation Intel HD Graphics, the TS-451A supports 4K H.264 hardware decoding and delivers superior real-time 4K and 1080p video transcoding to convert videos to universal formats that can be smoothly played on PCs, mobile devices and Smart TVs*. With offline transcoding, even when you can only connect using a low-speed Internet connection, you can still enjoy smooth video playback via File Station, Video Station, and the Qfile mobile app by selecting a pre-rendered lower resolution video. The TS-451A also allows you to set a dedicated folder for automatic video transcoding.

Enjoy media freely with multi-zone multimedia controls

Use a TS-451A as a multi-zone multimedia system to fill every corner of your house with your choice of media. You can centrally manage and stream photos, music and videos stored on the TS-451A to HDMI, DLNA, Apple TV, Chromecast* , Roku, Amazon Fire TV or to the devices connected to the TS-451A (music streaming only) through Bluetooth & USB. With Plex Media Server, the TS-451A is transformed into a powerful streaming machine.

*To stream multimedia via Chromecast, you must first install the Multimedia Extension Pack from the QTS App Center.

Enjoy an exclusive karaoke experience with OceanKTV

 

OceanKTV is the first NAS-based karaoke application and allows you to create a quality karaoke experience at home or in the office. The TS-451A offers high-capacity storage for accommodating up to thousands of 1080p karaoke songs. The TS-451A comes with a 3.5 mm microphone jack and can transmit audio to your amplifier using HDMI or the 3.5 mm Line out port. Simply attach an HDMI display to the TS-451A and start singing with OceanKTV. The experience can be managed using the OceanKTV app in QTS or by using the OceanKTV mobile app on your phone or tablet. More than a NAS, the TS-451A is a karaoke machine for singing entertainment. Enjoy alone or with your friends!

Note: The NAS must have at least 4GB RAM to run OceanKTV.

QTS – Simple and powerful

Thanks to the intuitive user interface of QTS, your NAS experience is smarter, smoother and spectacular. Its modern flat design streamlines loading times, and the intelligent desktop allows you to find desired functions quickly, create desktop shortcuts or group shortcuts, monitor important system information on a real-time basis, and open multiple application windows to run multiple tasks concurrently, bringing greater working efficiency. QTS breaks the barriers of devices, platforms, and geography to bring optimized cloud experiences and incorporates advanced features including volume/LUN snapshots, remote connections to public cloud services in File Station, multi-zone multimedia system, and more.

File synchronization across devices and clouds

Qsync turns your TS-451A into a safe, large-capacity data center for file synchronization. Any file uploaded to the TS-451A will be made available for all linked devices, such as computers, laptops or mobile devices. Qsync is especially useful for frequent travelers to manage files and always have the most up-to-date files on different devices. Qsync provides multiple ways of file synchronization and group file sharing, greatly enhancing the flexibility of team projects and collaboration. It also supports centralized configuration, and allows you to remotely erase the Qsync folder on a lost device to avoid data breaches, and even restore it after you have retrieved the device.

Cross-platform file sharing, centralized data storage

The TS-451A supports SMB/CIFS, NFS, and AFP protocols for file sharing across Windows, Mac, Linux/UNIX networks. Data, logs and ISO images of CDs and DVDs can be centrally stored on the TS-451A and protected by an integrated antivirus solution. The Windows AD and LDAP services enable system administrators to configure user permissions by using an existing Windows AD server, LDAP server or the built-in LDAP service.

Centralize backup, restoration and synchronization with Hybrid Backup Sync

Hybrid Backup Sync consolidates backup, restoration and synchronization functions into a single QTS application for you to easily transfer your data to local or remote QNAP NAS, to remote servers and to cloud storage spaces as a comprehensive data storage and disaster recovery plan. You can synchronize files between the TS-451A and cloud storage in real time - including Amazon Drive, Google Drive, Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, Yandex Disk, and Box, and back up files to Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Storage, OpenStack Swift and WebDAV cloud services. Hybrid Backup Sync can detect sparse files to avoid backing up unnecessary data, and supports file compression to save storage space. There are flexible settings for concurrent file processing and multi-threaded data transfer by splitting large files into smaller parts, greatly increasing the file transfer rate for greater work efficiency.

Restore files with Snapshot for Volume & LUN

QTS Storage Manager features an easy-to-use web-based snapshot tool to easily backup and restore data on the TS-451A back to any point of time in the event of data loss. You can take snapshots for volumes and LUN (up to 64 snapshots per volume/LUN and maximum 256 snapshots per NAS), efficiently replicate volume/LUN snapshots via Snapshot Replica to remote servers by copying only the changes made, and quickly clone a volume /LUN snapshot as a local volume without interrupting current system operations. You can even set up the system to automatically take a snapshot of the volume before backup via RTRR/rsync, even if files are opened.

Qsirch - a smarter, faster way to search

The TS-451A supports Qsirch, a proprietary search engine for quick file searching. In addition to previewing thumbnails, content abstract and keyword hints, Qsirch allows you to search through all of the .eml files stored on the TS-451A and use customized search criteria such as date, size, sender and recipient. Qsirch even remembers your search history allowing you to quickly navigate to files you've previously searched for. You can also use the Google Chrome extension - Qsirch Helper - to search for files on your NAS when using Google Search. Qsirch is a huge productivity boost that greatly reduces the time spent looking for files on the NAS, allowing you to focus on other tasks.

QmailAgent: a mailroom center for your private cloud

QmailAgent is an online email client that helps you manage multiple email accounts, allowing you to access all of your emails and to easily switch between different accounts. It provides complete functionality for composing, reading and organizing emails. You can even attach files, photos and documents from the TS-451A when composing emails. QmailAgent also allows iOS and Android users to quickly check multiple email accounts with mobile devices, and to browse & send emails using the QmailAgent on their TS-451A. You can also use QmailAgent together with Qsirch, which supports powerful email search functions to search through all of the .eml files stored on the TS-451A to make managing and searching through massive quantities of emails much easier.

QTS-Linux dual systems for IoT applications

The TS-451As QTS-Linux dual systems are based on QNAPs advanced virtualization technologies. The revolutionary architecture of the TS-451A enables users to not only to enjoy the extraordinary QTS operating system and download rich apps from QTS App Center but also to develop or utilize IoT packages for Linux. The TS-451A supports Ubuntu and allows users to develop and install various IoT packages on demand and centrally store the data on the TS-451A, providing a secure private storage and IoT development solution. Simply plug in a keyboard, mouse and HDMI monitor to the TS-451A, and use the Linux Station as if you were using a PC*. You can also operate Ubuntu in Linux Station as a remote desktop via web browser for instant management**.

* The remote desktop function does not support remote audio output.
** Linux Station supports both Ubuntu versions 14.04 and 16.04 for users to choose from.
Linux Station requires a minimum 4GB RAM.

Storage for hosting virtual machines and containerized applications

Virtualization Station allows you to host virtual machines (VM) on the TS-451A and access them via a web browser or VNC. Virtualization Station supports multiple operating systems, fast VM creation, VM backup & restoration, VM import/export, snapshot, and Device Management for centrally managing VM. Virtualization Station allows the TS-451A and VMs to share the same LAN port. No longer constrained by physical network performance, high-speed Virtual Switches greatly increases data transfer between VMs as well as between VMs and NAS through the internal interface. You can also download VMs on demand from online VM markets and import them to the TS-451A without any complex procedures.

The TS-451A also features the game-changing container technology for server virtualization with Container Station. It exclusively integrates LXC and Docker lightweight virtualization technologies, allowing you to operate multiple isolated Linux systems on the TS-451A as well as download apps from the built-in Docker Hub Registry. Container Station now also provides the QIoT Containers platform to help you quickly structure your IoT environment and deployment in your private cloud.

Comprehensive surveillance solution providing 24/7 security

Surveillance Station is a professional network surveillance Video Management System (VMS) that offers a user-friendly management interface, over 3,000 compatible IP camera models, and expandable IP camera channel licenses. It supports real-time monitoring, video & audio recording and playback with a wide range of customizable settings. You can also install the Vmobile app on your iOS or Android devices to manage monitored channels anytime and anywhere to safeguard your office environment, or install the Vcam mobile app to turn your device into a network camera to instantly record to your TS-451A. The TS-451A includes 2 free IP camera channels and you can expand up to 32 channels by purchasing additional licenses.

Use NAS to expand NAS capacity with Virtual JBOD

Besides using physical storage expansion enclosures, there is an additional option to expand NAS storage capacity. QNAP VJBOD (Virtual JBOD) is network-based JBOD that allows you to expand the storage of a QNAP NAS by using unused storage from other QNAP NAS units. You can mount this storage space to the TS-451A as virtual disks and create virtual storage pools and volumes for NAS functions such as creating and reverting snapshots, indexing multimedia files into the media library, and even creating iSCSI LUNs. VJBOD supports 10GbE/40GbE connections and port trunking (link aggregation with multiple LAN ports) that increase the performance and reliability of your VJBOD storage.

*Remote QNAP NAS must support iSCSI and Storage Pools and use QTS 4.2.1 (or newer). Up to 8 remote NAS units can be mounted.

Connect a QNAP expansion enclosure to expand storage capacity easily

The TS-451A supports online capacity expansion for archiving rapidly-growing data by connecting a QNAP expansion enclosure. With the QNAP scale-up solution, the raw storage capacity can be expanded on demand, making the TS-451A an ideal file center with large storage capacity, especially useful for data-intensive applications.

With the support of QJBOD Express (JBOD enclosures roaming)*, you can just connect a large capacity QNAP expansion enclosure to the TS-451A, and migrate data to another NAS through the JBOD enclosure without needing a network connection.

The maximum number of drives available by connecting QNAP expansion enclosures:

Turbo NAS Model RAID Expansion Enclosure No. of RAID Expansion Enclosure Total HDD No. (NAS + Enclosure) Max. Raw Capacity (TB)**
TS-451A UX-800P 1 12 96
UX-500P 1 9 72

*RAID groups of storage pools cannot cross multiple enclosures.

Helpdesk: Submit technical support request and get help quickly

If you encounter technical problems or have suggestions for improving our products you can directly contact our support staff using the Helpdesk app. This app allows you to directly send feedback, questions, and technical support requests to our support team. Helpdesk features remote support, allowing our support team to help you quickly resolve issues by remotely connecting to your NAS over a secure 256-bit SSL encrypted connection. Helpdesk also provides a range of online resources, including online tutorials, frequently-asked questions, compatibility lists and the QNAP Helpdesk Knowledgebase. Whether you are a new or experienced NAS user, you can quickly find answers to your questions by browsing through these resources.

Note: Response times may vary depending on your location, time zones, and local holidays.

Additional features

The TS-451A supports various applications for home offices as an all-in-one Turbo NAS with cost-efficiency.

FTP Server

The Turbo NAS supports FTP server to share large size files, coming with user-defined settings including bandwidth limitation, number of connections, and write-only permission.

Web Server

The Turbo NAS supports Web server which allows numerous websites built on the same server conveniently. Administrators can manage up to 32 websites on the single one Turbo NAS for reduced IT costs.

RADIUS Server

The Turbo NAS supports RADIUS server which provides centralized authorization management for computers to connect and use a network service.

VPN Client

QTS also supports VPN Client for PPTP and OpenVPN to protect your privacy during data transmission.

Printer Server

The Turbo NAS supports Printer server to send remote printing request over the Internet (max. 3 USB printers), and supports IPP (Internet Printing Protocol), Samba, print job management and Bonjour printing for Mac OS X.

Surveillance Stations

The Turbo NAS supports Surveillance Station to connect and manage multiple IP cameras remotely, including real-time monitoring, video recording, playback, and event notifications.

Specifications

Hardware

Ordering P/N

TS-451A-4G

Processor

14nm Intel Celeron N3060 dual-core 1.6GHz (up to 2.48GHz)

Hardware Encryption Accleration

YesAES-NI

System Memory

4GB DDR3L (2 x 2GB)

Maximum Memory

8GB

Memory Slot

2 x SODIMM DDR3L (For dual-DIMM configurations, you must use a pair of identical DDR3L modules.)

Flash Memory

4GB, pre-loaded with QTS system

Drive Type

4 x 3.5"/2.5" SATA 6Gb/s HDDs/SSDs

GbE LAN

2 x Gigabit RJ45 LAN port

USB Port

3 x USB 3.0 ports (Front: 1, Rear:2)

SD Card Reader

Yes

USB QuickAccess

Yes (USB 3.0 Micro-B); USB cable is not included

HDMI

1, max. resolution 3840 x 2160 @ 30Hz

Audio Input

3.5mm Microphone Input jack (for dynamic microphone)

Audio Output

3.5mm Line Out jack (for ampliers or speakers)

LED Indicator

Status/PowerUSBHDD 1HDD 2HDD 3HDD 4

Button

Power/Status, USB one-touch-backup, reset

IR Receiver

Yes, supports QNAP RM-IR002 and MCE-compliant remote controls

Others

Kensington security slotsystem maintenance port

Dimension

169 x 160 x 219 mm

6.65 x 6.3 x 8.62 inch (HxWxD)

Weight

Net: 3 kg (6.61 lbs)

Gross: 3.6 kg (7.94 lbs)

Operating Temperature

0-40°C

Relative Humidity

5~95% RH non-condensing, wet bulb: 27°C

Noise Level

18.1 dB (A)

Power Consumption

System sleep: 0.65W

HDD standby12.1W

In operation27W

(with 4 x 2TB HDDs)

Power

96W AC power adapter, 100-240V AC

Fan

1 x 12cm system fan (12V DC)

Software

Operating System

QTS 4.2 (embedded Linux)

Supported Client OS

1. Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2003/2008 R2/2012/2012R2

2. Apple Mac OS X, Linux & UNIX

Supported Browsers

1. Microsoft Internet Explorer 10+ , Google Chrome, Apple Safari 7+, Mozilla Firefox

Multilingual Support

1. Chinese (Traditional & Simplified), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish

File System

1. Internal Hard Drive: EXT4

2. External Hard Drive: EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, FAT32, HFS+

Networking

1. TCP/IP (IPv4 & IPv6: Dual Stack)1

2. Dual Gigabit NICs (failover, multi-IP settings, port trunking/NIC teaming)

3. Service binding based on network interfaces

4. Squid Proxy server & Proxy client

5. Protocols: CIFS/SMB, AFP (v3.3), NFS(v3), FTP, FTPS, SFTP, TFTP, HTTP(S), Telnet, SSH, iSCSI, SNMP, SMTP, and SMSC

6. UPnP & Bonjour Discovery

Security

1. Network access protection with auto-blocking: SSH, Telnet, HTTP(S), FTP, CIFS/SMB, AFP

2. CIFS host access control for shared folders

3. FIPS 140-2 validated AES 256-bit volume-based and shared folder data encryption 2

4. AES 256-bit external drive encryption2

5. Importable SSL certificates

6. Instant alerts via email, SMS, beep, and push service

7. 2-step verification

Storage Management

1. Storage Space Utilization monitoring

2. QNAP flexible Volume/LUN with thin provisioning and space reclaim3

3. Disk volume types

RAID 0,1, 5, 6, 10, 5 + hot spare, JBOD, single

4. Supports storage pools

5. Supports volume/LUN snapshots, up to 256 per system (4GB System RAM required)3

6. Online volume expansion

7. Online storage pool expansion

8. Online RAID capacity expansion and online RAID level migration

9. SMART data migration

10. Storage expansion via a QNAP UX-500P/UX- 800P expansion unit

11. JBOD enclosure roaming

12. SSD read-only/read-write cache

Power Management

1. Wake on LAN

2. Internal hard drive standby mode

3. Scheduled power on/off

4. Automatic power on after power recovery

5. USB and network UPS support with SNMP management

6. System sleep mode (S3)

Powerful All-in-one server

FTP Server

1. FTP over SSL/TLS (Explicit)

2. FXP support

File Station

1. Supports mounting cloud drives (such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, Amazon Drive, Yandex Disk and Box).

2. Supports mounting remote shared folders through FTP, WebDAV or Microsoft networking (SMB/CIFS)

3. Supports opening documents via Office Online, Google Docs or Chrome Extension (Edit Office files in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides)

4. Supports ISO Mounting (Up to 256 ISO Files)

5. Drag-n-drop Files via Chrome and Firefox Browsers

6. Photo, music, and video preview and playback with hardware-accelerated transcoding

7. File Compression (ZIP or 7z)

8. Supports displaying subtitles (*.SRT, UTF-8 format)

- Video seeking support for video playback during on-the-fly transcoding

- Supports slideshow playback in media viewer

9. Mobile App: Qfile for file browsing and Management

Transcode Management

1. Transcode video files to 240p, 360p, 480p, 720p and 1080p resolution

2. Automatic video transcoding for watched folders

3. Hardware accelerated transcoding support

4. Embed subtitles into videos for background Transcoding

Backup Station

1. Remote replication server (over rsync)

2. Real-time remote replication (RTRR) to another QNAP NAS, FTP or CIFS/SMB server

3. Works as both RTRR server & client with bandwidth control

4. Real-time & scheduled backup

5. Backup versioning for RTRR

6. Snapshot support for RTRR/Rsync

7. Encryption, compression, file filter, and transfer rate limitation

8. Desktop backup with QNAP NetBak Replicator for Windows

9. Apple Time Machine backup support

10. Data backup to multiple external storage devices

11. Third party backup software support: Veeam backup & replication, Acronis True Image, Arcserve backup, emc retrospect, Symantec Backup Exec, etc.

Cloud Drive Sync

1. Multiple cloud account management like Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, and hubiC

2. Supports multiple cloud accounts

3. Concurrent job execution and multi-threaded data transfer

4. Per-account bandwidth throttling

Cloud Backup Station

1. Amazon S3 Plus (including Amazon S3), Glacier

2. Google Cloud Storage

3. WebDAV-based cloud storage

4. Microsoft Azure

5. OpenStack Swift

Print Server

1. Max number of printers: 3

2. Supports Internet Printing Protocol

3. Print job display and management

4. IP-based and domain name-based privilege Control

Photo Station

1. Show photos by thumbnails, list, timeline, or folder view

2. Tag photos with text, colors, and ratings

3. Slideshows with background music and different transition effects

4. Geotag photos and display them on Google maps

5. Supports uploading photos/videos to Picasa, Flickr, Weibo, YouTube

6. Supports face detection (with the Photo Station Extension)

7. Supports PDF to image conversion (with the Photo Station Extension)

8. Supports Facebook friends login

Music Station

1. Play or share music via web browser

2. Supports changing album covers via Google search or by uploading photos.

3. Internet radio (MP3)

4. Up to 8 music alarms

5. Mobile app: Qmusic for music streaming and Management

iTunes Server

1. Audio and video sharing for Windows & Mac iTunes

Video Station

1. Show photos by thumbnails, list, timeline, or folder view

2. Tag videos with text, color, and ratings

3. Share video links to social websites or through email

4. Display movie information and posters from Internet sources or user-uploaded files

5. Supports displaying subtitles (*.SRT,*.ASS, *.SSA), online searching and downloading of subtitles as well as importing subtitle files

6. Supports Facebook friends login

7. Mobile app: Qvideo for online video browsing and management

AirPlay & Chromecastk

1. Streams videos, photos and music from NAS to Apple TV or Chromecast via File Station, Music Station, Photo Station, Video Station or mobile app (Qfile, Qmusic, Qphoto or Qvideo).

Note: The Media Streaming add-on app must be installed from the QTS App Center.

Download Station

1. PC-less BT, FTP/FTPS, and HTTP/HTTPS, Thunder, FlashGet and qqdl download (up to 500 Tasks)

2. The maximum number of concurrent downloads: 90 (30 BT/PT, 30 HTTP, 30FTP downloads)

3. BT download with search, Magnet Link and PT support

4. Scheduled download and bandwidth control

5. RSS subscription and download (broadcatching)

6. Proxy support for BT download

7. Mobile app: Qget for downloads browsing and Management

Network & Virtual Switch

1. DHCP client, DHCP server

2. USB Wi-Fi Adapter Support

3. Virtual Switch

Access Right Management

1. Batch users creation, import/export users

2. User quota management

3. Local user access control for CIFS, AFP, FTP, and WebDAV

4. Application access control for Photo Station, Music Station, Video Station, and File Station

5. Subfolder permissions support for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, and File Station

Domain Authentication Integration

1. Microsoft Active Directory (AD) & Domain Controller support

2. LDAP server, LDAP client

3. Domain users login via CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, and File Station

myQNAPcloud Service

1. Private cloud storage and sharing

2. Free host name registration (DDNS)

3. Optional myQNAPcloud SSL certificates (DDNS)

4. Auto router configuration (via UPnP)

5. Web-based file manager with HTTPS 2048-bit encryption

6. CloudLink for remote access without any complicated router setup

7. myQNAPcloud connect for easy VPN connection (Windows VPN utility)

Qsync

1. Sync files across multiple devices with SSL secure connection

2. Selective synchronization for only syncing specific folders

3. Use team folders as a file center for greater team collaboration (maximum sync tasks:32)

4. Shares files by links via e-mail

5. Policy settings for conflicting files and file type filter support

6. Version control: up to 64 versions.

7. Supports central configuration mode

8. Supports remote erase/restore

9. Supports Windows & Mac OS

Web Administration

1. Multi-window, multi-tasking based system management

2. Dynamic DNS (DDNS)

3. SNMP (v2 & v3)

4. Resource monitor

Network recycle bin for file deletion via CIFS/SMB, AFP, and File Station

1. Comprehensive logs (events & connection)

2. Syslog client/server

3. Mobile app: Qmanager for remote system monitoring & management

File Server

1. File sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux/ UNIX

2. Windows ACL

3. Advanced folder permissions for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP

4. Shared folder aggregation (CIFS/SMB)

HD (HybridDesk) Station

1. Watch various online contents

2. Web browsers (Chrome, Firefox)

3. Supports international keyboards, input and mouse

4. Supports user login permissions

5. A variety of applications are available including Skype, Plex Home Theater, and more

Note: The playback and quality of some video files may be affected by the system's CPU and GPU decoding abilities.

Linux Station

1. Use your NAS as a Ubuntu PC using the NAS HDMI output.

2. Download and use a variety of applications from the Ubuntu Software Center.

3. Supports remote desktop to monitor and access Ubuntu remotely.

4. An open source software platform for developers.

Note: The NAS requires at least 4GB RAM and Container Station must be installed.

Virtualization Station

1. Supports Virtual Machine (VM) creation to run operating systems such as Windows, Linux, Unix and Android

2. Supports VM import and export, cloning & snapshot, backup and restore

3. VM console can be displayed via HDMI output - QVM

4. HTML5-based shared remote console

5. Supports three different networking modes: Isolated, External-only and Bridged

Container Station

1. Supports LXC and Docker

2. Download applications from the built-in Docker Hub Registry

3. Supports one-click installation, container export/import & console mode

4. Supports two network modes (NAT and host)

5. Supports auto-start containers

6. Supports downloading Docker certificates

7. Supports adding private registries

Qsirch

1. Supports full-text search in real-time

2. Bar chart to show data distribution

3. Supports previews for photos, music, videos, Gmail, PDF .etc

4. Show search results using thumbnails or a list

5. Supports search Chrome extension

iSCSI (IP SAN)

1. iSCSI target with multi-LUNs per target (Up to 256 targets/LUNs combined)

2. Supports LUN mapping & masking

3. Online LUN capacity expansion

4. Support for SPC-3 persistent reservation

5. Supports MPIO & MC/S

6. iSCSI LUN backup, one-time snapshot, and restoration

7. iSCSI connection and management by QNAP Windows Qfinder

8. Virtual disk drive (via iSCSI initiator)

9. Stack chaining master

10. Max No. of virtual disk drives: 8

Surveillance Station

1. Supports over 3,000 IP cameras

2. Includes 2 free camera licenses, up to 32 camera channels by purchasing additional licenses

3. Instant playback to check recent events

4. Visual aid by e-map

5. Playback and speed control using the shuttle bar

6. Video preview on playback timeline

7. Intelligent video analytics (IVA) for advanced video searching

8. Surveillance client for Mac

9. Mobile surveillance app: Vmobile (iOS and Android)

10. Mobile recording app: Vcam (iOS and Android)

VPN Server

1. Secure remote access: PPTPL2TP/IPsec & OpenVPN VPN services

2. Max number of clients: 45 (15 clients for each protocol)

VPN Client

1. Supported VPN protocols: PPTP and OpenVPN services

2. PPTP Authentication: PAP, CHAP, MS-CHAP, MS-CHAPv2

3. PPTP Encryption: None, AES 40/128 bit, AES 256 bit

4. OpenVPN Encryption: None, AES 40/128 bit, AES 256 bit

5. Transmission package monitor

6. OpenVPN port control & link compression

DLNA Server

1. Supports DLNA/UPnP TVs and players such as PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

2. Support CUE indexing file for APE, FLAC audio format.

3. Video and Audio On-the-fly Transcoding

OceanKTV

1. Use the NAS as a karaoke machine.

2. Display songs by artists, languages, and favorites.

3. Enhance the experience with effects such as tuning echo, key, or applause

4. Control the playlist with a mobile app.

5. Supports keyboard and remote control (RM-RF001/ RM-IR002)

Qfinder Pro with Storage Plug & Connect

1. Creating and mapping shared folders by QNAP Windows Qfinder Pro

2. Creation of and connection to iSCSI target/LUN

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QNAP Systems TS-431XU-RP-2G 4-Bay Nas System - Diskless, 1U Rackmount

  • 3.5"/2.5" SATA SSD/HDD(4), Alpine AL-314(1.7GHz), 2GB-RAM, 512MB-Flash, 10GbE SFP+(2), GigLAN(2), USB3.0, Rackmountable

Part Number: 424676

Qnap Systems TS-431XU-RP-2G 4-Bay Nas System - Diskless, 1U Rackmount

The powerful quad-core TS-431XU-RP includes two 10GbE SFP+ ports to fully support 10GbE high-speed networks at a budget price with maximized ROI. The TS-431XU-RP provides versatile all-in-one functionalities and unique features including VJBOD (Virtual JBOD) - an economical way to utilize unused NAS storage space for expanding the storage capacity of other QNAP NAS - and Container Station - that allows users to rapidly develop and deploy Internet of Things (IoT) apps. The TS-431XU-RP is a cost-effective storage solution designed for growing businesses looking for backup, restoration, private cloud, storage for virtualization, and to future-proof their IT infrastructure for 10GbE networks.

  • 10GbE readiness, SSD cache, and hardware-accelerated encryption engine
  • VJBOD allows using the TS-431XU-RP to expand the storage capacity of other QNAP NAS
  • Containerized virtualization and IoT app development with Container Station
  • Build a private cloud to centrally organize & manage files and backup tasks
  • Secure access with VPN Server & VPN Clien

Quad-core CPU and built-in two 10GbE SFP+ ports

Tested in QNAP Labs. Figures may vary by environment.

Test Environment:NAS:
OS: QTS 4.3
Volume type: RAID 5; 4 x Intel SSD DC S3500 240G
Client PC:
Intel Core i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40 GHz CPU; WD 1TB WD10EZEX; LAN-10G2T-X550 10GbE NIC; Microsoft Windows 10 64bit; 10GB file transfer

QM2 expansion card rede?nes NAS function

QNAP's QM2 is a PCIe expansion card that features dual M.2 SSD slots and 10GbE connectivity* (individual cards may vary in functionality). This allows users to easily set up SSD caching to optimize NAS performance. 10GbE-compatible models can also future proof the TS-431XU-RP for use with 10GbE networks. Equipped with a dedicated cooling module, the QM2 can maintain its high performance even when tasked with the highest workloads.

*Selected models with 10GbE connectivity is backward compatible with 5GbE/2.5GbE/1GbE/100MbE network.

SSD cache acceleration

The TS-431XU-RP supports SSD caching to greatly boost the IOPS performance of storage volumes to increase operational efficiency. It is perfect for improving the overall workflow of IOPS-demanding applications and allows the best of both cost and performance by combining SSDs with HDDs.

High reliability design ensuring business continuity

The business-ready TS-431XU-RP is designed to provide 24/7 operations and services. The support for comprehensive RAID configurations and hot-swapping allow for replacing hard drives without service interruption. QNAP's advanced RAID recovery technology also helps if any healthy drives are accidentally removed from a degraded RAID volume. The system can be recovered by reinserting the wrongly-removed hard drives so the data can still be accessible. The TS-431XU-RP delivers high reliability and efficiency with support for multiple port-trunking modes including fail-over support. The TS-431XU-RP also features a hot-swappable redundant power supply to ensure maximum system uptime.

VJBOD: use NAS to expand other NAS capacity for maximizing sharing economy

Besides using expansion enclosures, there is an additional option to expand NAS storage capacity. QNAP VJBOD (Virtual JBOD) is network-based JBOD, allowing you to expand the storage of a QNAP NAS with multiple QNAP NAS units. The TS-431XU-RP offers great potential for economically expanding the storage of other QNAP NAS with VJBOD, and to create virtual storage pools and volumes on virtual disks for operating NAS services.

Note:
1. ARM-based NAS currently does not support VJBOD "Host" function to utilize other NAS storage space.
2. The remote QNAP NAS must support iSCSI and Storage Pools and use QTS 4.2.1 (or newer).

Rapidly deploy IoT apps with Container Station

QNAP Container Station exclusively integrates LXC and Docker lightweight virtualization technologies, allowing you to operate multiple isolated Linux systems on the TS-431XU-RP as well as download apps from the built-in Docker Hub Registry. It supports container import/export and permission settings, and features an informative dashboard and flexible user interface for you to manage multiple containers. What's more, Container Station provides an ideal platform with countless hands-on containerized apps for developers to easily apply, rapidly develop, and conveniently deploy IoT applications. Simply search "IoT" in Container Station, acquire proper containers, and design your own IoT stack with "QIoT Containers" for diverse IoT applications.

QTS 4.3 – The most intelligent and intuitive NAS operating system

QTS 4.3 provides more intelligent features to enhance management efficiency, including Qfiling that helps categorize files and performs based on schedules to make organizing files automatic and efficient, and much more. With its intuitive and simplified user interface, QTS features an intelligent desktop allows you to find desired functions quickly, create desktop shortcuts or group shortcuts, monitor important system information on a real-time basis, and open multiple application windows to run multiple tasks concurrently, bringing greater working efficiency. QTS breaks the barriers of devices, platforms, and geography to bring optimized cloud experiences and incorporates advanced features.

Cross-platform file sharing, centralized data storage

The TS-431XU-RP supports SMB/CIFS, NFS, and AFP protocols for file sharing across Windows, Mac, Linux/UNIX networks. Data, logs and ISO images of CDs and DVDs can be centrally stored on the TS-431XU-RP and protected by an integrated antivirus solution. The Windows AD and LDAP services enable system administrators to configure user permissions by using an existing Windows AD server, LDAP server or built-in LDAP service. The TS-431XU-RP supports SAMBA v4 and can act as a Windows domain controller to manage privilege settings.

Well-rounded backup solutions to secure data

QNAP NetBak Replicator supports real-time and scheduled data backup on Windows including Outlook email archiving. Apple Time Machine is also supported to provide Mac OS X users with a solution to effortlessly back up data to the TS-431XU-RP. A wide range of third-party backup software such as Acronis True Image and Symantec Backup Exec are also supported.

Disaster recovery solutions bring peace of mind

Hybrid Backup Sync consolidates backup, restoration and synchronization functions (using RTRR, rsync, FTP, CIFS/SMB) into a single app for easily transferring data to local, remote and cloud storage spaces as a comprehensive data storage and disaster recovery plan. Supported cloud services include Amazon Glacier, Azure Storage, Google Cloud Storage, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive for Business, Dropbox, Amazon Drive, Yandex Disk, Box, hubiC and Amazon S3/OpenStack Swift/WebDAV compatible services. Hybrid Backup Sync supports multi-version backup, flexible job scheduling, file compression to save storage space, and more.

Comprehensive security options

In open network environments, business data may be exposed in a potential hack. The TS-431XU-RP provides numerous security options, such as encrypted access, IP blocking, 2-step verification, and more. IT administrators can also control the access rights of each user to different folders, preventing unauthorized access to important files. The TS-431XU-RP supports AES 256-bit encryption, preventing sensitive business data from unauthorized access and breach even if the hard drives or the entire system were stolen.

Secure access with VPN Server & VPN Client

With the new QVPN app which integrates settings for VPN server and VPN client, the TS-431XU-RP can be used as a VPN server with L2TP/IPsec, OpenVPN, and PPTP support, allowing you to securely access data shared within private local networks. It can also be used as a VPN Client to connect to other VPN servers (connecting multiple servers at the same time is possible) or virtual private networks through PPTP and OpenVPN for secure data transmission. You can connect devices to your NAS and the VPN server at home to access data on the LAN; via VPN Client on your NAS, for example, you can connect to VPN servers in foreign countries for accessing regionally-restricted services.

QmailAgent: A mailroom center for your private cloud

QmailAgent is an online email client that helps you manage multiple email accounts, allowing you to access all of your emails and to easily switch between different accounts. It provides complete functionality for composing, reading and organizing emails. You can even attach files, photos and documents directly from the TS-431XU-RP when composing emails. iOS and Android users can use the QmailClient app to quickly check multiple email accounts with mobile devices, and to browse & send emails using the QmailAgent on their TS-431XU-RP. You can use QmailAgent together with Qsirch, which supports searching through the .eml files stored on the TS-431XU-RP, to make searching through and managing massive amounts of emails much easier.

File synchronization across multiple devices

Qsync utility turns your TS-431XU-RP into a safe, high-capacity data center for file synchronization. Any file uploaded to the TS-431XU-RP will be made available for all linked devices, such as computers, laptops or mobile devices. Qsync is especially useful for frequent travelers to manage files and always have the most up-to-date files on different devices. Qsync provides multiple ways for file synchronization and group file sharing, greatly enhancing the flexibility of team projects and collaboration.

Comprehensive surveillance solution providing 24/7 security

Surveillance Station is a professional network surveillance Video Management System (VMS) that offers a user-friendly management interface, over 3,000 compatible IP camera models, and expandable IP camera channel licenses. It supports real-time monitoring, video & audio recording and playback with a wide range of customizable settings. You can also install the Vmobile app on your iOS or Android devices to manage the monitored channels anytime and anywhere to safeguard your office environment, or install the Vcam mobile app to turn your device into a network camera to instantly record to your TS-431XU-RP. The TS-431XU-RP offers 2 free IP camera channels and you can expand up to 30 channels by purchasing additional licenses.

Install-on-demand apps to extend NAS functionality

The built-in App Center provides various install-on-demand apps developed by QNAP and third-party developers, including tools for backup/sync, business, content management, communications, download, entertainment, and much more. It is also a centralized location for managing & updating installed apps. You can freely install apps as needed to expand your TS-431XU-RP's functionality.

Expand storage capacity easily

The TS-431XU-RP supports online capacity expansion by connecting two QNAP expansion enclosures for storing rapidly-growing data, especially ideal for storage-intensive applications such as video surveillance, data archiving, TV broadcast storage, and more. You can gradually expand the TS-431XU-RP's storage on demand, and use the QTS Storage Manager to easily handle the NAS capacity expansion and storage expansion enclosure management.

With the support of QJBOD Express (JBOD enclosures roaming)*, you can just connect a large capacity QNAP expansion enclosure to the TS-431XU-RP, and migrate data to another NAS through the JBOD enclosure without network connectivity.

The maximum number of drives available by connecting QNAP expansion enclosures:

QNAP NAS Model QNAP Expansion Enclosure No. of RAID Expansion Enclosure Total HDD No. (NAS + Enclosure)
TS-431XU-RP UX-1200U-RP
1 16
UX-800U-RP 2 20
1 12

*RAID groups of storage pools cannot cross multiple enclosures.
**You can create a volume over 16TB, but its storage space cannot be expanded. Volumes smaller than 16TB can only be expanded up to 16TB by using online capacity expansion. For the best use of storage space on your NAS, please create multiple volumes.

Energy-efficient

The TS-431XU-RP utilizes an energy-efficient quad-core ARM processor that features low voltage and low power consumption, maintaining high performance in system operations and making it suitable for an always-online business cloud without running up a high electricity bill. Additional energy-saving features include hard disk standby, scheduled power on/off, and Wake on LAN.

Helpdesk: Submit technical support request and get help quickly

If you encounter technical problems or have suggestions for improving our products you can directly contact our support staff using the Helpdesk app. This app allows you to directly send feedback, questions, and technical support requests to our support team. Helpdesk features remote support, allowing our support team to help you quickly resolve issues by remotely connecting to your NAS over a secure 256-bit SSL encrypted connection. Helpdesk also provides a range of online resources, including online tutorials, frequently-asked questions, compatibility lists and the QNAP Helpdesk Knowledgebase. Whether you are a new or experienced NAS user, you can quickly find answers to your questions by browsing through these resources.

Note: Response times may vary depending on your location, time zones, and local holidays.

Additional SMB-ready features

The TS-431XU-RP supports various business applications as an all-in-one Turbo NAS with cost-efficiency.

FTP Server

The Turbo NAS supports FTP server to share large files, with user-defined settings including bandwidth limitation, number of connections, and write-only permissions.

Web Server

The Turbo NAS supports Web server which allows numerous websites built on the same server conveniently. Administrators can manage up to 32 websites on the single one Turbo NAS with reduced IT cost.

RADIUS Server

The Turbo NAS supports RADIUS server which provides centralized authorization management for computers to connect and use a network service.

VPN Server

The Turbo NAS supports VPN server which provides an easy way for IT administrators to build up a secure private network and allows the staff to log on from outside the office and access business resources securely such as files and Internet connections.

Printer Server

The Turbo NAS supports Printer server to send remote printing request over the Internet (max. 3 USB printers), and supports IPP (Internet Printing Protocol), Samba, print job management and Bonjour printing for Mac OS X.

Surveillance Stations

The Turbo NAS supports Surveillance Station to connect and manage multiple IP cameras remotely, including real-time monitoring, video recording, playback, and event notifications.

Specifications

Hardware

rdering P/N

TS-431XU-RP-2G

Processor

AnnapurnaLabs, an Amazon company Alpine AL-314 Quad-Core 1.7 GHz ARM Cortex-A15 CPU

Hardware Encryption Accleration

Yes

System Memory

2GB DDR3 (1 x 2GB)

Maximum Memory

16GB

Memory Slots

2 x SODIMM DDR3

(Note: For dual-DIMM configurations, you must use a pair of identical DDR3 RAM modules.)

Flash Memory

512MB

Drive Type

4 x 3.5"/2.5" SATA 6Gb/s HDDs/SSDs

10GbE LAN

2 x 10 Gigabit SFP+ LAN ports

GbE LAN

2 x Gigabit RJ45 LAN ports

USB

4 x USB 3.0 ports

PCIe Slot

1 x PCIe Gen2 (x2)

LED

Status/Power, LAN, HDD 1-4

Button

Power, Reset

Other

Kensington security slot, console port

Dimension (HxWxD)

44 x 439 x 499 mm

1.73 x 17.28 x 19.65 inch

Weight

Net: 9.12 kg (20.11 lbs)

Gross: 11.10 kg (24.47 lbs)

Operating Temperature

0-40C

Relative Humidity

5~95% RH non-condensing, wet bulb: 27°C

Noise Level

38.3 dB(A)*

Power Consumption

HDD standby: 36.05W

In operation: 51.16W

(with 4 x 2TB HDDs installed)

Power

ATX 250W, 100-240V AC, 5A-2.5A, 50Hz-60Hz (x2)

Fan

2 x 4cm system fan (12V DC)

Software

Operating System

QTS 4.3 (embedded Linux)

Supported Client OS

1. Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2012/2012R2

2. Apple Mac OS X

3. Linux & UNIX

Supported Browsers

1. Microsoft Internet Explorer 10+

2. Google Chrome

3. Apple Safari 7+

4. Mozilla Firefox

Multilingual Support

Chinese (Traditional & Simplified), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish

File System

1. Internal Hard Drive: EXT4

2. External Hard Drive: EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, FAT32, HFS+

Networking

1. TCP/IP (IPv4 & IPv6: Dual Stack)1

2. Gigabit NICs with jumbo frame (failover, multi-IP settings, port trunking/NIC teaming)

3. Service binding based on network interfaces

4. Squid Proxy server

5. Proxy client

6. DHCP client, DHCP server

7. Protocols: CIFS/SMB, AFP (v3.3), NFS(v3), FTP, FTPS, SFTP, TFTP, HTTP(S), Telnet, SSH, iSCSI, SNMP, SMTP, and SMSC

8. UPnP & Bonjour Discovery

9. USB Wi-Fi Adapter Support

Security

1. Network access protection with auto-blocking: SSH, Telnet, HTTP(S), FTP, CIFS/SMB, AFP

2. CIFS host access control for shared folders

3. AES 256-bit volume-based data encryption2

4. AES 256-bit external drive encryption2

5. Importable SSL certificates. Supports certificates from Lets Encrypt.

6. Instant alerts via email, SMS, beep, push service, and LCD panel3

7. 2-step verification

Storage Management

1. Storage Space Utilization monitoring

2. QNAP flexible Volume/LUN with thin provisioning and space reclaim3

3. Disk volume types: RAID 0,1, 5, 6, 10, 5 + hot spare, JBOD, single

4. Supports storage pools

5. Supports snapshots

Supports Volume/LUN snapshot

Snapshot manager

Snapshot clone

Snapshot vault

Snapshot replica

Snapshot agent for Microsoft Windows and VMware vSphere

6. Online volume expansion

7. Online storage pool expansion

8. Online RAID capacity expansion and online RAID level migration

9. SMART data migration

10. JBOD enclosure roaming

11. SSD read-only/read-write cache

12. Bad block scan and hard drive S.M.A.R.T.

13. Bad block recovery & RAID recovery

14. Bitmap support

Powerful All-in-one server

File Server

1. File sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX

2. Microsoft networking

3. Windows ACL

4. Advanced folder permissions for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP

5. Shared folder aggregation (CIFS/SMB)

FTP Server

1. FTP over SSL/TLS (Explicit)

2. FXP support

File Station

1. Supports mounting cloud drives (such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, Microsoft OneDrive for Business, HiDrive, Amazon Cloud Drive, Yandex Disk and Box)

2. Supports mounting remote shared folders through FTP, WebDAV or Microsoft networking (SMB/CIFS)

3. Supports opening documents via Office Online, Google Docs or Chrome Extension (Edit Office files in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides)

4. Supports ISO Mounting (Up to 256 ISO Files)

5. Supports sharing download links and upload links

6. Drag-n-drop Files via Chrome and Firefox Browsers

7. Photo, music, and video preview and playback4

8. File Compression (ZIP or 7z)

9. Creation of and sending download links for sharing public files with expiration date and password protection

10. Supports displaying subtitles (*.SRT, UTF-8 format)

11. Mobile App: Qfile for file browsing and management

Qfiling

1. Supports auto filing

Backup Station

1. Remote replication server (over rsync)

2. Real-time remote replication (RTRR) to another QNAP NAS, FTP or CIFS/SMB server

3. Works as both RTRR server & client with bandwidth control

4. Real-time & scheduled backup

5. Backup versioning for RTRR

6. Snapshot support for RTRR/Rsync

7. Encryption, compression, file filter, and transfer rate limitation

8. Desktop backup with QNAP NetBak Replicator for Windows

9. Apple Time Machine backup support

10. Data backup to multiple external storage devices

11. Third party backup software support: Veeam backup & replication, Acronis True Image, Arcserve backup, emc retrospect, Symantec Backup Exec, etc.

Cloud Drive Sync

1. Multiple cloud account management like Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, and hubiC

2. Supports multiple cloud accounts

3. Manual, scheduled, periodic and continuous sync

4. Flexible file filtering using type, date, and size

5. SSL transfer encryption

6. Dashboard and job statistics

7. Configurable network error recovery options

8. Extensive job activity logging for tracing history of status and statistics

9. Concurrent job execution and multi-threaded data transfer

10. Per-account bandwidth throttling

Cloud Backup Station

1. S3 Plus (including Amazon S3)

2. Amazon Glacier

3. Google Cloud Storage

4. WebDAV-based cloud storage

5. Microsoft Azure

6. OpenStack Swift

Print Server

1. Max number of printers: 3

2. Supports Internet Printing Protocol

3. Print job display and management

4. IP-based and domain name-based privilege control

Photo Station

1. Show photos by thumbnails, list, timeline, or folder view

2. Supports virtual/smart albums

3. Tag photos with text, colors, and ratings

4. Slideshows with background music and different transition effects

5. Geotag photos and display them on Google maps

6. Supports uploading photos/videos to Picasa, Flickr, and Weibo.

7. Backup/Restore album configurations

8. Mobile app: Qphoto for online browsing and sharing

Music Station

1. Play or share music via web browser4

2. Supports streaming music to multiple devices

3. Supports changing album covers via Google search or by uploading photos

4. Internet radio (MP3)

5. Up to 8 music alarms

6. Mobile app: Qmusic for music streaming and management

7. Switch between spotlight mode and manage mode

8. Supports scrolling lyrics

iTunes Server

1. Audio and video sharing for Windows & Mac iTunes

Video Station

1. Supports virtual/smart collections4

2. Tag videos with text, color, and ratings

3. Share video links to social websites or through email

4. Display movie information and posters from Internet sources or user-uploaded files

5. Supports displaying subtitles (*.SRT,*.ASS, *.SSA)

6. Supports online searching and downloading of subtitles as well as importing subtitle files

7. Supports Facebook friends login

8. Supports advanced folder permission settings

9. Supports LDAP users

10. Videos can be uploaded to YouTube and Youku.

11. Supports multi-zone video display

12. Mobile app: Qvideo for online video browsing and management

AirPlay & Chromecast

1. Streams videos, photos and music from NAS to Apple TV or Chromecast via File Station, Music Station, Photo Station, Video Station or mobile app (Qfile, Qmusic, Qphoto or Qvideo).

Power Management

1. Wake on LAN

2. Internal hard drive standby mode

3. Scheduled power on/off

4. Automatic power on after power recovery

5. USB and network UPS support with SNMP management

Access Right Management

1. Import/Export users

2. User quota management

3. Local user access control for CIFS, AFP, FTP, and WebDAV

4. Application access control for Photo Station, Music Station, Video Station, and File Station

5. Subfolder permissions support for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, and File Station

Domain Authentication Integration

1. Microsoft Active Directory (AD) & Domain Controller support

2. LDAP server, LDAP client

3. Domain users login via CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, and File Station

myQNAPcloud Service

1. Free host name registration (DDNS)

2. Optional myQNAPcloud SSL certificates (DDNS)

3. Auto router configuration (via UPnP)

4. Web-based file manager with HTTPS 2048-bit encryption

5. CloudLink for remote access without any complicated router setup

6. myQNAPcloud connect for easy VPN connection (Windows VPN utility)

Qsync

1. Sync files across multiple devices with SSL secure connection

2. Selective synchronization for only syncing specific folders

3. Use team folders as a file center for greater team collaboration with maximum 32 sync tasks

4. Shares files by links via e-mail

5. Policy settings for conflicting files and file type filter support

6. Version control: up to 64 versions.

7. Unified privilege management

8. Unified configuration management

9. Supports remote erase/restore

10. Supports shared folders sync

11. Supports Windows & Mac OS

Resource Monitor

1. Monitor NAS system resources including CPU, memory and network

2. Monitor NAS storage resources including volumes, RAID, and disk activity

3. Monitor the resource usage of NAS applications

4. An extra swap space will be created if SSD is added to the NAS. Swap space on SSDs is prioritized over swap space on HDDs because of the greater speeds of SSDs

Helpdesk

1. Report issues to the QNAP support team, with automatically-collected system information

2. Allows QNAP support engineers to remotely connect to the NAS to fix issues (with user permission)

Web Administration

1. Multi-window, multi-tasking based system management

2. Smart toolbar and dashboard for neat system status display

3. Dynamic DNS (DDNS)

4. SNMP (v2 & v3)

5. Resource monitor

6. Network recycle bin for file deletion via CIFS/SMB, AFP, and File Station

Automatic Cleanup

File Type Filter

7. Comprehensive logs (events & connection)

8. Syslog client/server

9. System settings backup and restore

10. Mobile app: Qmanager for remote system monitoring & management

Download Station

1. PC-less BT, FTP/FTPS, and HTTP/HTTPS, Thunder, FlashGet and qqdl download (up to 500 Tasks)

The maximum number of concurrent downloads: 30 (10 BT/PT, 10 HTTP, 10FTP downloads)

2. BT download with search, Magnet Link and PT support

3. Supports add-ons to expand download functionality

4. Scheduled download and bandwidth control

5. RSS subscription and download (broadcatching)

6. Proxy support for BT download

7. Mobile app: Qget for downloads browsing and management

Notes Station

1. Collaborative editor for multi-user text editing

2. Spreadsheet editor for creating tables

3. Online quick preview of multimedia attachments

4. Smart snapshot for version control

Container Station

1. Supports LXC and Docker

2. Download applications from the built-in Docker Hub Registry

3. Supports one-click installation, container export/import & console mode

4. Supports adding private registries

5. Added an application repository for users to switch to any repository on GitHub.com

Qsirch

1. Supports full-text search

2. Supports near real-time search

3. Bar chart to show data distribution

4. Supports previews for photos, music, videos, Gmail, PDF .etc

5. Customized search filters

6. Supports cloud viewers for previewing document.

7. Show search results using thumbnails or a list

8. Supports search Chrome extension

iSCSI (IP SAN)

1. iSCSI target with multi-LUNs per target (Up to 256 targets/LUNs combined)

2. Supports LUN mapping & masking

3. Online LUN capacity expansion

4. Support for SPC-3 persistent reservation

5. Supports MPIO & MC/S

6. iSCSI LUN backup, one-time snapshot, and restoration

7. iSCSI connection and management by QNAP Windows QFinder

8. Virtual disk drive (via iSCSI initiator)

9. Stack chaining master

10. Max No. of virtual disk drives: 8

Surveillance Station

1. Supports over 3,000 IP cameras

2. Includes 2 free camera licenses, up to 30 camera channels by purchasing additional licenses

3. Instant playback to check recent events

4. Visual aid by e-map

5. Playback and speed control using the shuttle bar

6. Video preview on playback timeline

7. Intelligent video analytics (IVA) for advanced video searching

8. Surveillance client for Mac

9. Mobile surveillance app: Vmobile (iOS and Android)

10. Mobile recording app: Vcam (iOS and Android)

QVPN Service

(Integrated VPN Server, VPN Client and L2TP/IPSec VPN Services)

1. VPN Server: Secure remote access with PPTPL2TP/IPSec & OpenVPN VPN services

2. VPN Server: Up to 100 clients.

3. VPN Server: Supports domain users as VPN users.

4. VPN Client: Supports PPTP, L2TP/IPSec & OpenVPN VPN protocols.

5. VPN Client: Supports importing .ovpn files to create OpenVPN connection.

DLNA Server

1. Supports DLNA/UPnP TVs and players such as PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

2. Support CUE indexing file for APE, FLAC audio format.

Qcenter (NAS CMS)

1. Multiple NAS monitoring

2. Utilization history reports

3. Unified configuration management

4. Visual display reports

5. Monitor NAS behind NAT routers with Qcenter Assistant

Qcontactz

1. One-way scheduled sync of contacts from multiple Google accounts

2. Import contacts from file: CSV or vCard 3.0

3. Export contacts into a file: CSV and vCard 3.0

4. Find duplicate contacts and merge them

5. Snapshot management for your contacts database

6. Manage contacts: Groups, favorite, lock, search, delete & restore

7. Supported for mobile: Android and iPhone

App Center

1. Official and community software add-ons

2. Automatically update apps or send notifications of new app versions.

3. App repository to import third-party content

4. Choose what volume to save apps to

Qfinder Pro Windows Utility

1. Find QNAP NAS that are on the same local network as your PC.

2. Easily mount NAS shared folders

3. Configure basic settings for the NAS including firmware updates, setting SMTP server, and changing network settings

4. Storage Plug & Connect (Windows only).

Create and map NAS shared folders

Create and connect to iSCSI target/LUNs

5. Media Upload (Windows only)

Upload media files to the NAS and automatically create thumbnails or transcode videos using the PC

 

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