Seagate DNS-1550-04 + 4X ST2000VN000 storage server

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Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction ................................................................................ 5
1.1 About This Manual ........................................................................ 5
1.2 Protocol Support ........................................................................... 6
1.3 Hardware Specifications ............................................................... 6
1.4 Client Utility OS Support ............................................................... 7
1.5 Browser Support ........................................................................... 7
Chapter 2: Quick Setting-up ........................................................................ 9
2.1 Unpacking the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04 .......................... 9
2.2 Installing Disk Drives................................................................... 10
2.3 Connecting the Ethernet cable ................................................... 13
2.4 Connecting the Power ................................................................ 13
2.5 Shutting Down the ShareCenter Pro DNS-1550-04 ................... 13
2.6 Setup Wizard .............................................................................. 15
2.7 Replacement of Power Supply Units (PSU) ............................... 18
2.8 Replacement of Control Module ................................................. 19
Chapter 3: WebPAM PROe ......................................................................... 20
3.1 Quick Start .................................................................................. 20
3.2 Dashboard Tab............................................................................ 22
3.2.1 System Status ................................................................ 22
3.2.2 Event Information ........................................................... 23
3.2.3 Storage Overview........................................................... 23
3.3 Device Tab .................................................................................. 25
3.3.1 Front View ...................................................................... 25
3.3.2 Back View ...................................................................... 26
3.3.3 Component List .............................................................. 27
3.3.4 Physical Drive ................................................................ 30
3.3.5 iSCSI .............................................................................. 31
3.3.6 Network .......................................................................... 33
3.3.7 UPS................................................................................ 36
3.3.8 External Drive................................................................. 36
3.4 Storage Tab................................................................................. 38
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3.4.1 Create Disk Array ........................................................... 39
3.4.2 Disk Array Management................................................. 43
3.4.3 Logical Drive Management ............................................ 44
3.4.4 Spare Drive Management .............................................. 47
3.5 AdminTool Tab ............................................................................ 49
3.5.1 System settings and clearing statistics .......................... 49
3.5.2 Services ......................................................................... 51
3.5.3 Runtime and NVRAM event logs ................................... 51
3.5.4 Background activity, settings and schedules ................. 54
3.5.5 Firmware updates .......................................................... 60
3.5.6 Performance monitor ..................................................... 61
3.5.7 Restore factory default settings ..................................... 63
3.5.8 Import/Export a system configuration file....................... 64
3.5.9 LUNMap Management................................................... 65
3.5.10 Power Option ................................................................. 66
3.5.11 Message Alert ................................................................ 66
3.5.12 Network Security ............................................................ 67
3.6 NAS Tab ...................................................................................... 69
3.6.1 Setup Wizard.................................................................. 69
3.6.2 User account management............................................ 71
3.6.3 Protocol Control and Setting .......................................... 73
3.6.4 File System Management .............................................. 73
3.6.5 File Sharing Setting........................................................ 74
3.6.6 Backup ........................................................................... 77
3.6.7 Plug-in Management...................................................... 84
3.6.8 iSCSI Initiator ................................................................. 85
Chapter 4: ShareCenter® NAVI................................................................... 86
4.1 Working with ShareCenter® NAVI ............................................... 86
4.1.1 Opening the Main Window............................................. 86
4.1.2 Choosing a ShareCenter® NAVI Language ................... 88
4.1.3 Starting the Advanced Storage Manager ....................... 89
4.1.4 Viewing ShareCenter® NAVI Information ....................... 90
4.1.5 Closing ShareCenter® NAVI........................................... 92
4.2 Managing Backups ..................................................................... 94
4.2.1 Doing a Backup Now ..................................................... 94
4.2.2 Scheduling a Backup ..................................................... 99
4.2.3 Viewing Backup Schedules.......................................... 104
4.2.4 Changing a Scheduled Backup.................................... 104
4.2.5 Deleting a Scheduled Backup...................................... 107
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4.2.6 Restoring Backed-up Files........................................... 108
4.2.7 Viewing the Backup Event Log .................................... 111
4.2.8 Saving the Event Log................................................... 112
4.2.9 Clearing the Event Log ................................................ 114
4.2.10 Setting the Port ............................................................ 115
4.3 Managing Share Folders .......................................................... 116
4.3.1 Opening a Share Folder............................................... 116
4.3.2 Viewing a List of Share Folders ................................... 117
4.3.3 Mounting a Share Folder /Creating a Network Drive ... 119
4.3.4 Un-mounting a Share Folder /Disconnecting a Network
Drive............................................................................. 120
4.3.5 Setting up a Share Folder for Time Machine ............... 121
4.4 Making Management Settings .................................................. 123
4.4.1 Configuring a NAS System .......................................... 123
4.4.2 Locating the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04 ............ 128
4.4.3 Wake-on-LAN............................................................... 128
4.4.3 Wake-on-LAN............................................................... 129
4.4.4 Choosing a Default NAS System ................................. 129
4.4.5 Viewing the System Event Log .................................... 130
4.4.6 Viewing a List of Plug-ins ............................................. 133
4.4.7 Viewing Plug-in Version Numbers................................ 133
4.4.8 Enabling and Disabling Plug-ins .................................. 134
4.4.9 Removing Plug-ins ....................................................... 137
4.4.10 Rebooting the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04.......... 138
4.4.11 Shutting Down the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04... 140
Chapter 5: Troubleshooting..................................................................... 142
5.1 WebPAM PROe system event log ............................................ 142
5.2 How to use USB Retrieval to export system information.......... 153
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Chapter 1: Introduction
1.1 About This Manual
This Product Manual describes how to setup, use, and maintain the
ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04. It also describes how to use:

ShareCenter® NAVI software that you install and run on your
Windows or Mac

Advanced Storage Manager WEBPAM PROe software that runs
on the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04 by browser.
This manual includes a full table of contents, chapter task lists, and
numerous cross-references to help you find the specific information you
are looking for.
Also included are four levels of notices:
Note
A Note Provides helpful information such as hints or alternative ways of
doing a task.
Important
An Important calls attention to an essential step or point required to
complete a task. Important items include things often missed.
Caution
A Caution informs you of possible equipment damage or loss of data and
how to avoid them.
Warning
A Warning notifies you of Probable equipment damage or loss of data, or
the possibility of physical injury, and how to avoid them.
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1.2 Protocol Support
ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04 series supports:
 SMB/CIFS for Microsoft Windows
 NFS for Linux/Unix
 AFP for Mac
 FTP
 WebDAV for the file transform over the Internet
 iSCSI Target model and Initiator model
1.3 Hardware Specifications
Model Name
DNS-1550-04(Dual PSU)
CPU
1.8 GHz
FLASH
256 MB
SDRAM
2GB DDRII
Smart Fan
Yes
Gigabit Ethernet
2
USB 2.0 Host port
5 (Front x 1/ Back x 4)
Internal HDD Support
3.5" 3 Gb/s SATAII
Hot Plug
Yes
# of Bays
4
Power Supply
226W*2 (80 PLUS)
Dimension
429(L) x 442(W) x 44(H) mm
( 16.9 x 17.4 x 1.7 inches)
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1.4 Client Utility OS Support
The following operating systems support ShareCenter® NAVI:
 Windows® XP 32/64 Bit
 Windows Vista® 32/64 Bit
 Windows® Server 2003 32/64 Bit
 Windows® Server 2008 32/64 Bit
 Windows® Server 2008 R2
 Windows® 7 32/64 Bit
 Mac OS 10.5 and above
 Mac OS 10.6 XServer
1.5 Browser Support
Choose one of the following browsers to use with WEBPAM PROe:
 Internet Explorer 7 and above
 Firefox 3 and above
 Safari 5 and above
 Google Chrome 8 and above
Warning
The electronic components within the ShareCenter® Pro
DNS-1550-04 are sensitive to damage from Electro-Static
Discharge (ESD). Observe appropriate precautions at all
times when handling the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04 or
its subassemblies.
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Important
To configure the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04, you
are advised to install ShareCenter® NAVI. Please refer to
the User Manual.
Warning
The fan contains hazardous moving parts. Keep fingers
away.
Caution
RISK OF EXPLOSION IF BATTERY IS REPLACED BY
AN INCORRECT TYPE.
CE:
WARNING
This is a class A Product. In a domestic environment this Product may case
radio interference in which case the user may be required to take adequate
measures.
VCCI
BSMI
警告使用者:
這是甲類的資訊產品,在居住的環境中使用時,可能會造成射頻干擾,在這種
情況下,使用者會被要求採取某些適當的對策。
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Chapter 2: Quick Setting-up
2.1 Unpacking the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04
The ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04 series box contains the following
items:
 ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04 Unit
 Quick Installation Guide
 Screws for disk drives
 Ethernet cable
 Power cord
 CD for client utility and reference document
Figure 1. ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04 Front View
Drive
Status
LED
Drive
Activity
LED
PSU Status LEDs
One-Touch
Backup Button
USB
Connection
Ethernet Port
Activity LEDs
System
Status
LED
Power
Button
Figure 2. ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04 Rear View
USB
Reset Connections
Button
Ethernet
Ethernet Port
Port Status
Status LEDs
LEDs
RJ45 Ethernet
Network
Connections
Power Connections
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2.2 Installing Disk Drives
Note: It is highly recommended to select enterprise Level HDD to achieve
the best data Protection.
You can populate the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04 series NAS with
SATA 1.5 Gb/s or 3.0 Gb/s disk drives. For optimal performance, install
disk drives of the same model and capacity. Your disk drives will become
a RAID Volume on the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04.
To install disk drives:
1. Remove the disk tray from the device by the following steps:
a.
Slide the latch leftwards.
b.
Press the button next to the latch.
c.
Pull the latch out to open the door of disk tray, then you can pull
the disk tray out from the enclosure.
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2. Carefully lay the disk drive into the drive tray, so that the screw
holes on the sides of the carrier align with the screw holes in the
drive.
3. Insert the screws through the holes in the drive carrier and into the
sides of the disk drive.
․ Only install the countersunk screws supplied with the
ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04.
․ Install four screws per drive.
․ Snug each screw. Be careful not to over-tighten.
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4. Reinstall the drive tray into the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04
enclosure.
Tip: Repeat steps 1 through 4 until all of your disk drives are
installed.
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2.3 Connecting the Ethernet cable
To connect the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04 to your network:
1. Attach one end of the network cable to the RJ45 network
connection. See Figure 2.
2. Attach the other end of the network cable to your Ethernet hub or
switch.
2.4 Connecting the Power
To power the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04:
1. Attach the two power cords to the dual power supplies of the
ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04 enclosure and plug the other ends
into the power source. See Figure 2.
2. On the front of the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04, press the
power button. See Figure 1. It takes about a minute to boot the
ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04. When fully booted:
․ The System Status LED turns blue. See Figure 1.
․ The buzzer beeps one time.
2.5 Shutting Down the ShareCenter Pro DNS-1550-04
To shut down the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04, press and hold the
power button until the power LED indicator turns red. See Figures 3 and
4.
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Figure 3. Press and hold the Power button about 5 seconds
Power
Button
Figure 4. System status LED turns red, and then goes dark
System
Status
LED
To restart the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04, press the power button
again.
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2.6 Setup Wizard
You can quickly set up your DNS-1550-04 system through the
WebPAMS PROe Wizard using either the One-Click Setup or using
Advanced-Setup.
1. Quick Setup by Setup Wizard in WebPAM PROe
The system’s Wizard in WebPAM PROe lets you configure your
disk array(s) easily and quickly. The Wizard will guide you
through the required settings step by step. You can choose to
configure automatically by using One-Click Setup, or configure
manually by using Advance Setup.
2. How to use Automatic Configuration Wizard?
․ Connect to the WebPAM PROe through your browser.
(Following steps below to log in Web-based configuration
manager )
․ 2.1. Start your browser (IE7 or above, FireFox 3 or above,
Google Chrome).
․ 2.2. On the URL address bar, type in the default IP address
http://192.168.0.32, The login screen will appear:
․
․ 2.3. Select “Admin” and type default password “password”
․ 2.4. Choose preferred language by clicking the Language
menu.
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․ Click NAS tab > Wizard.
․
․ Click the One-Click Setup button. The Automatic
Configuration box displays:
․ The Summary window displays the general information of the
system, including:
․ Computer Name
․ IP Address
․ Storage Type
․ To accept the proposed configuration, click the Submit
button.
If you disagree with the proposed configuration, click the Advanced
Setup button to directly specify all parameters for a new disk array,
logical drives, and spare drives.
Using Advanced Configuration Wizard
1.
Click NAS tab > Wizard.
2.
Click the Advanced Setup button. The Advanced Configuration box
displays:
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3.
Complete the required settings in the Network Settings window,
including:
․
․
․
․
․
․
․
Computer Name
Obtain an IP address automatically
IP Address
Subnet Mask
Default Gateway
Primary DNS
Secondary DNS
When done, click the Next button.
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4.
Select Storage Type: Data Protection or Maximum Capacity, and
then click the Next button.
5.
The Summary window displays the general information of the
system, including:
․ Computer Name
․ IP Address
․ Storage Type
To accept the proposed configuration, click the Submit button.
2.7 Replacement of Power Supply Units (PSU)
The DNS-1550-04 supports two hot-swappable PSUs. You may swap
either of the PSUs one at a time if an uninterruptable power supply is in
use.
Step 1. Loosen screw (A) on PSU to be replaced.
Step 2. Remove the PSU by pulling on the handle.
Step 3. Insert the new PSU.
Step 4. Tighten screw (A).
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2.8 Replacement of Control Module
When the system controller malfunctions, you may replace the control
module as per following steps:
Step 1. Please turn off the system power.
Step 2. Loosen screw (A) on the control module.
Step 3. Remove the controller by pulling on the handle.
Step 4. Insert the new controller.
Step 5. Tighten screw (A).
Step 6. Reboot the system.
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Chapter 3: WebPAM PROe
3.1 Quick Start
The WebPAM PROe is factory-installed on the ShareCenter® Pro
DNS-1550-04 system. WebPAM PROe runs in the browser on your PC/Mac.
You can access WebPAM PROe by using your browser.
Browser Support
Choose one of the following browsers to use with WebPAM PROe:
 Internet Explorer 7 or above
 Firefox 3 and above
 Safari 5 and above
 Google Chrome
Connecting to WebPAM PROe
To log into WebPAM PROe from your browser:
1.
Start your browser.
2.
In the URL address bar, type in the IP address of the ShareCenter® Pro
DNS-1550-04. (Default IP Address: 192.168.0.32)
The WebPAM PROe login screen displays.
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3.
The default user name is “administrator” and default password is
“password”
(The user name and password are case sensitive).
4.
Choose the language you prefer by clicking the Language menu on the
login screen.
5.
To log out of WebPAM PROe, you can do either of the following:
 Close your browser window.
 Click Logout in the WebPAM PROe Header.
Clicking Logout brings you back to the Login Screen. After logging out,
you must enter your user name and password in order to log in again.
Navigating in WebPAM PROe
The five tabs displayed on the screen are the primary navigation tools found in
WebPAM PROe. Categories of functions are listed below the icon found on
each tab.
Icons for specific functions are listed on each tab. Click the icon/tab to show
the functions offered.
Click the function's icon to display its information on the screen.
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3.2 Dashboard Tab
The Dashboard tab is the default screen of WebPAM PROe.
The System Status icon indicates the top-level status of the NAS by
displaying:
system is OK
system has errors
3.2.1
System Status
The System Status field displays the status of the NAS components by means
of the following icons:
the component is OK
the component needs attention
the component has failed
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To view the status of each component, click the following tab and topic
sequence. A status screen will then be displayed:
 Controller (RAID controllers)
Device tab > Component List.
 Voltage
Device tab > Component List.
 Temperature (RAID and JBOD enclosures only)
Device tab > Component List.
 PSU (Power supply unit. RAID and JBOD enclosures only.)
Device tab > Component List.
 Cooling Unit (RAID and JBOD enclosures only.)
Device tab > Component List.
 Disk Array
Storage tab > Disk Array.
 Logical Drive
Storage tab > Logical Drive.
 Physical Drive
Device tab > Physical Drive List.
 Spare Drive
Storage tab > Spare Drive.
 File System
NAS tab > File System.
 Firmware
AdminTool tab > Firmware Update.
3.2.2
Event Information
The Event Information field displays six of the most recent Runtime events.
Click More to display the AdminTool tab > Runtime Events screen, allowing
you to view all Runtime and NVRAM events.
3.2.3
Storage Overview
The Storage Overview field displays the general information of the current
storage status, including:
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 Total Physical Capacity. Display the total storage space of the
system.
 Unconfigured – not assigned to a logical drive.
 Configured – assigned to a logical drive.
 Device Number. Display the current number of devices in the
system.
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3.3 Device Tab
The Device tab displays the status of all devices in the NAS including physical
drives, disk arrays, logical drives, power supply units, fans and backplanes.
In the Device tab, you can change settings for the enclosure and physical
drives.
3.3.1
Front View
Click Device tab > Front View to view all of the enclosures found in your NAS
network. Move your mouse over the drive carrier to display the information of
the installed physical drive (as show below), including the device ID, physical
capacity, operational status, etc. Click on the drive to bring up the Physical
Drive Information, displaying the detailed information of the device.
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Identifying Unconfigured Physical Drives
Click the Show unconfigured PD(s) box to identify the unconfigured physical
drives in the NAS.
Identifying Physical Drives Assigned to a Disk Array
Click the Highlight Arrays button to identify the physical drives assigned to a
disk array.
Click on of the following items in the dropdown menu:
 All DA – all disk arrays
 DA0 (DA1, DA2, etc.) – a specific disk array
 Close – click to close the menu and return to normal view.
The carriers containing drives that do not belong to the chosen disk array will
be highlighted.
3.3.2
Back View
Click Device tab > Back View to display the back view of all enclosures in the
NAS. Move your mouse over the power supply and I/O units to view the PSU
status and the operational status of the devices through the I/O units. Click
Show Internal Components to display the virtual view of the internal
components (as shown below).
Move your mouse over the component and the related information will be
displayed:
 CPU – CPU usage
 Controller thermometer – temperature of the controller board
 Temperature of the system
 RAM – memory usage
 Enclosure information
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3.3.3
Component List
Click Device tab > Component List to display the device ID, operational
status, enclosure type, and status description of all enclosures.
 Enclosure



View: Move your mouse over the enclosure you want and click
the View button to display the enclosure information list.
Setting: Set the system critical warming/critical temperature.
Locate: The system will make a buzzing sound.
 Controller


View: Move your mouse over the controller you want and click
the View button to display the controller information list.
Setting:
1. Move your mouse over the controller you want and click
the Settings button.
2. Make setting changes as required:




Enter, change or delete the alias in the Alias field
Enable SMART Log – Check the box to enable or
uncheck to disable
SMART Polling Interval – Enter a value into the field, 1
to 1440 minutes
HDD Power Levels
 Level 0: Disabled
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





 Level 1: Park R/W heads
 Level 2: Slow down (need to be supported by hard
drive)
 Level 3: Spin down
Spin Down Type
Power Saving Idle Time
Power Saving Standby Time
Power Saving Stopped Time
Enable Coercion:
 This feature is designed for fault-tolerant logical
drives (RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, and 10). It is generally
recommended to use physical drives of the same
size in your disk arrays. When this is not possible,
physical drives of different sizes will work but the
system must adjust for the size differences by
reducing or coercing the capacity of the larger
drives to match the smaller ones. You can choose
to enable Capacity Coercion and any one of four
methods.
 Capacity Coercion also affects a replacement
drive used in a disk array. Normally, when a
physical drive fails, the replacement drive must be
the same capacity or larger. However, the Capacity
Coercion feature permits the installation of a
replacement drive that is slightly smaller (within 1
gigabyte) than the remaining working drive. For
example, the remaining working drives can be
80.5GB and the replacement drive can be 80.3,
since all are rounded down to 80GB. This permits
the smaller drive to be used.
 Without Capacity Coercion, the controller will not
permit the use of a replacement physical drive that
is slightly smaller than the remaining working
drives.
Coercion Method – Choose a method from the
dropdown menu:
 GB Truncate – (Default) Reduce the useful
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capacity to the nearest 1,000,000,000 byte
boundary.
 10GB Truncate – Reduces the useful capacity to
the nearest 10,000,000,000 byte boundary.
 Group Rounding – Uses an algorithm to determine
how much to truncate. Results in the maximum
amount of usable drive capacity.
 Table Rounding – Applies a predefined table to
determine how much to truncate.
 Write Back Cache Flush Interval – Enter a value into
the field, 1 to 12 seconds
 Phydrv Driver Temperature Threshold
 Enclosure Polling Interval
 Adaptive Writeback Cache:
 UPS power good: write back
 UPS power fail: write through
 No UPS: write through
 Host Cache Flushing
 Forced Read Ahead (cache) – Check the box to
enable or uncheck to disable
3. Click the Save button.
 Buzzer


Click the Sound button to unmute the buzzer; or click the Mute
button to mute the buzzer.
Click the Settings button to enable or disable the buzzer.
To enable the buzzer for the system, select the Enable Buzzer
option and click the Save button. To mute the buzzer for all
events, you must clear the Enable Buzzer option.
 LED. Move your mouse over the LED and click the Settings button,
which allows you to set the LED by selecting:
 Always ON
 Always OFF
 Daily
 Fan. Move your mouse over the Fan and click the Settings button,
which allows you to set the LED by selecting:
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 Manual
 Automatic
When done, click the Save button.
3.3.4
Physical Drive
Click Device tab > Physical Drive to display the list of physical drives in the
NAS. Physical drive information includes:
 ID – ID number of the physical drive
 Status – Green, yellow, and red icons
 Model – Make and model of the drive
 Type – SATA HDD
 Location – Enclosure number and slot number
 Configuration – Array number and sequence number, spare
number, unconfigured, or stale configuration
 Capacity – The capacity of drive
Viewing Physical Drive Information
1.
2.
Click Device tab > Physical Drive.
Move you mouse over the physical drive you want and click the View
button.
Display all Physical drive information.
To locate the physical drive:
1. Click Device tab > Physical Drive.
2. Move your mouse over the physical drive you want and click the Locate
button.
3. The drive carrier LEDs blink for one minute.
To change the global physical drive settings:
1. Click Device tab > Physical Drive.
2. Click the Global Physical Drive Settings button.
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3.
In the Global Physical Drive Settings window, check the boxes to enable
or uncheck to disable.
 Enable Write Cache
 Enable Read Look Ahead Cache
 Enable Command Queuing
To change the individual physical drive settings:
1. Click Device tab > Physical Drive.
2. Move your mouse over the physical drive you want and click the Settings
button.
3. Make setting changes as required: enter, change, or delete the alias in
the Alias field.
4. Click the Save button.
Physical Drive Problems:
Physical drives are the foundation of data storage. A physical drive Problem
icon or a red
icon appears
can affect your entire NAS. When a yellow
beside a physical drive, check the drive's operational status:
1. Click Device tab > Physical Drive.
2. Move your mouse over the physical drive you want and click the View
button.
3. Check the status of the Operational Status item.
3.3.5
iSCSI
Click Device tab > iSCSI to display the iSCSI (Internet Small Computer
System Interface) information in the system. iSCSI information includes the
following tabs:




Node
Portal
Port
Session
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


iSNS
CHAP
Ping
Setting up CHAP
1.
Click Device tab > iSCSI > CHAP tab.
2.
Move your mouse over the item you want and click the Setting button.
3.
Complete the required settings in the Chap Settings window, and then
click the Submit button.
 User Name
 Old Password
 New Password
 Retype Password
Click the
button to close the dialog window.
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3.3.6
Network
Click Device tab > Network to display the networking information of the
system.
Networking information includes:
 ID
 DHCP
 IP Address
 Gateway IP Address
 Speed
 MTU
 Link
Changing Networking Configuration
1.
Click Device tab > Network.
2.
Move your mouse over the network you want and click the TCP/IP (or
IPV6) button.
3.
Complete the required settings in the dialog window, and then click the
Submit button.
 Network Speed – Select the networking speed from the menu.
 IP Properties
 IP Address
 Subnet Mask
 Gateway IP Address
 DNS Server IP Address
 Secondary DNS Server IP Address
Click the
button to close the dialog window.
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Advanced Networking Configuration
1.
Click Device tab > Network.
2.
Click the Setup button.
3.
Complete the required settings in the Setup window, and then click the
Submit button.


Computer Name
Enable Network Binding – Choose to enable or disable a
biding.
 Networking Binding – From the dropdown menu, choose a
Proper biding type.
Click the
button to close the dialog window.
Setting up DHCP Server
1.
Click Device tab > Network.
2.
Click the DHCP Server button.
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3.
Complete the required settings in the DHCP Server Settings window,
and then click the Submit button.

Enable DHCP Server – Choose to enable or disable the
function.
 IP range – Assign the IP range in the text boxes.
 Lease Time
Click the
button to close the dialog window.
Setting up DDNS
1.
Click Device tab > Network.
2.
Click the DDNS button.
3.
Complete the required settings in the DDNS Settings window, and then
click the Submit button.
 Enable DDNS – Choose to enable or disable the function.
 DDNS Server – Enter the address of the DDNS server.
 Host Name – Enter the host name of the DDNS server.
 User Name – Enter the user name to login the DDNS server.
 Password – Enter the password to login the DDNS server.
Click the
button to close the dialog window.
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3.3.7
UPS
Click Device tab > UPS to display the information of the connected UPS in the
system.
Setting up UPS
1.
2.
3.
Click Device tab > UPS.
Click the Setup button to bring up the Setup window.
Select the option you want and complete the required settings, and then
click the Submit button.
Click the
3.3.8
button to close the dialog window.
External Drive
Click Device tab > External Drive to display the information of the connected
external drive in the system.
External drive information includes:
 ID
 Status
 Model
 Type
 Location
 Total Capacity
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 Cache
ShareCenter Pro DNS-1550-04 can support external file system as below:
EXT3, XFS,FAT32, NTFS,HFS+
Warning!
To remove the connected USB drive safely, you MUST click the Remove
button before disconnecting the USB drive.
Managing the External Drive
1.
Click Device tab > External Drive.
2.
Move your mouse over the external drive you want, and then you can do
one of the following:

Click the Settings button and select the Write Policy (Write
Through or Write Back), and then click the Save button to
configure the external drive.
 Click the Format button and select the format type (FAT32,
ntfs, or xfs), and then click the Format button to format the
external drive.
 Click the Remove button and click the Confirm button to
remove the external drive.
Click the
button to close the dialog window.
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3.4 Storage Tab
The Storage tab enables you to create, manage, and delete disk arrays,
logical drives, and spare drives.
The list of Disk Array Provides the information of the disk array, including:
 ID – DA0, DA1, DA2, etc.
 Alias – If assigned.
 Status – Green, yellow or red icon.
 Capacity – Data capacity of the disk array.
 Free Capacity – Unconfigured or unused capacity on the
physical drives.
 Media Patrol – Enabled or disabled on this disk array.
 No. Of Logical Drives – The number of logical drives on this
disk array.
To initialize the Dsk Array:
Initialization is normally done to logical drives after they are created from a
disk array. Initialization sets all data bits in the logical drive to zero. The action
is useful because there may be residual data on the logical drives left behind
from earlier configurations. For this reason, Initialization is recommended
whenever you create a logical drive.
Step 1. Create Disk Array. Refer to the instructions in section 3.4.1.
Step 2. Create Logical Drive. Refer to the instructions in section 3.4.4.
Step 3. Create File System.
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Warning!
When you initialize a logical drive, all the data on the logical drive is lost.
Backup any important data before you initialize a logical drive.
3.4.1
Create Disk Array
You can also use the Wizard to create a disk array with logical drives and
spare drives at the same time.
To create a disk array:
1. Click Storage tab > Disk Array.
2.
Click the Create Disk Array button.
3.
In the Create Disk Array window, complete the required settings:




In the Alias field, enter an alias at a maximum of 32 characters
(includes letters, numbers, space between characters, and
underline).
Select the Enable Media Patrol option to enable the function
on this disk array; otherwise, clear this option to disable.
Select the Enable PDM option to enable the function on this
disk array; otherwise, clear this option to disable.
Select the Enable Power Management option to enable the
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4.
function on this disk array; otherwise, clear this option to
disable.
In the Select Physical Drives diagram, click the drives to add them to
your disk array. The ID numbers of the selected drives will appear in the
field below the diagram.
5.
When done, click the Submit button. The new disk array appears in the
list.
6.
Do one of the following:
 To create additional disk arrays, click the Create More button.
 If you are done creating disk arrays, click the Finish button.
After creating a disk array, you need to create a logical drive on it. Follow the
steps below to create a logical drive:
1. Click Storage tab > Logical Drive.
2.
Click the Create Logical Drive button.
3.
Select the disk array you want to use and click the Next button.
4.
In the Create Logical Drive window, complete the required settings:
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


In the Alias field, enter an alias at a maximum of 32 characters
(includes letters, numbers, space between characters, and
underline).
Set the LDType as NAS or SAN/DAS.
Select a RAID Level from the dropdown menu, depending on
the number of physical drives in the disk array.
Support RAID type with drive number

5.
In the Capacity field, accept the default maximum capacity or
enter a lesser capacity (size in MB, GB or TB). Any remaining
capacity is available for an additional logical drive.
 Choose the Stripe size: 64 KB, 128 KB, 256 KB, 512 KB, or 1
MB.
 Choose the Sector size: 512 B, 1 KB, 2 KB, or 4 KB.
 Choose the Read Policy: Read Cache, Read Ahead, or No
Cache
 Choose the Write Policy: Write Back or Write Through.
Click the Add button. The new logical drive appears in the New Logical
Drives list.
If there is capacity remaining, you can create an additional logical drive.
6.
When done, click the Submit button. The new logical drive(s) will appear
in the Logical Drive list.
New logical drives are automatically synchronized. You can access the logical
drive during synchronization.
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Disk Array Problems:
Disk array Problems typically result from a physical drive failure. The most
common Problem is a degraded disk array. The RAID controller can rebuild a
degraded disk array.
A more serious, but far less common Problem is an Incomplete Array. An
incomplete array results from a physical drive that fails or becomes missing
during:
 RAID level migration
 Disk array transport
Disk Array Degraded:
Disk arrays are made up of physical drives. Logical drives are created on the
disk array. When one of the physical drives in a disk array fails:
 The operational status of disk array becomes Degraded.
 The operational status of logical drives becomes Critical.
 The operational status of physical drive becomes Dead or
Offline.
Disk Array Offline:
Disk arrays are made up of physical drives. Logical drives are created on the
disk array. When a disk array and its logical drives go Offline, the data stored
in the logical drives is no longer accessible.
 Logical drives based on fault-tolerant disk arrays — RAID 1, 5,
6 and 10,— go Offline when two physical drives are removed
or fail.
 Logical drives based on non-fault tolerant disk arrays — RAID
0 — go Offline when a one physical drive is removed or fails.
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3.4.2
Disk Array Management
1.
Click Storage tab > Disk Array. The list of disk arrays appears.
2.
Move your mouse over the disk array you want to display the options of
the disk array, including:




View – Select to view disk array status in the Information tab:
 Disk Array ID – DA0, DA1, DA2, etc.
 Alias – If assigned
 Operational Status – OK is normal
 Media Patrol – Enabled or disabled on this array
 PDM – Enabled or disabled on this array
 Power Management
 Total Physical Capacity – Data capacity of the array
 Configurable Capacity – Maximum usable capacity of the
array
 Free Capacity – Unconfigured or unused capacity on the
physical drives
 Max Contiguous Free Capacity – Unconfigured or unused
capacity in contiguous sectors on the physical drives
 Number of Physical Drives – The number of physical
drives in this array
 Number of Logical Drives – The number of logical drives
on this array
Settings – Select to change or delete the alias in the Alias field.
Also, you can enable or disable Media Patrol, PDM, and Power
Management. When done, click the Save button.
Locate – This feature causes the drive carrier’s LED to blink
for one minute to assist you in locating the physical drives that
make up this disk array.
Delete – Select and click the Confirm button to delete a disk
array.
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CAUTION: IF YOU DELETE A DISK ARRAY, YOU ALSO DELETE LOGICAL
DRIVES THAT BELONG TO IT, ALONG WITH THE DATA IN THOSE
LOGICAL DRIVES. BACK UP IMPORTANT DATA BEFORE DELETING A
DISK ARRAY.
3.4.3
Logical Drive Management
1.
Click Storage tab > Logical Drive. The list of logical drives appears.
2.
Move your mouse over the logical drive you want to display the options of
the logical drive, including:

View – Select to view logical drive status:
 Disk Array ID – LD0, LD1, LD2, etc.
 Alias – If assigned
 Array ID – ID number of the disk array where this logical
drive was created
 RAID Level – Set when the logical drive was created
 Operational Status – OK means normal
 Capacity – Data capacity of the logical drive
 Number of Axles – For RAID 10, 2 axles. For RAID 50 and
60, 2 or more axles
 Physical Capacity – Data capacity of the physical drives
 Number of Physical Drives – The number of physical
drives in the disk array
 Stripe size – Set at logical drive creation
 Read Policy – Adjustable
 Sector size – Set at logical drive creation
 Write Policy – Adjustable
 Tolerable Number of Dead Drives – Number of physical
drives that can fail without the logical drive going offline
 Synchronized – A new logical drive shows "No" until
synchronizing is completed
 Parity Pace – Pertains to some RAID levels
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WWN – World Wide Number, a unique identifier assigned
to this logical drive
 Codec Scheme – Pertains to some RAID levels
 Serial Number – Assigned to this logical drive
 ALUA Access State For Ctrl1
 ALUA Access State For Ctrl2
 LDType – Displays the LD type of the logical drive.
 Settings – Select to change or delete the alias in the Alias field.
Also, you can configure the Read Policy (ReadCache,
ReadAhead, or NoCache) and Write Policy (WriteThru or
WriteBack). When done, click the Save button.
 Check Table – Displays the error tables. Use this information
to evaluate the integrity of the logical drive and to determine
whether corrective action is needed.
Choose an option:
 All – All errors. The default choice.
 Read Check – Read errors for this logical drive.
 Write Check – Write errors for this logical drive.
 Inconsistent Block – Inconsistent blocks for this logical
drive. Mirror data for RAID Levels 1, 1E and 10 or Parity
data for RAID Levels 5, 6, 50, and 60. Identified by the
Redundancy Check.

The Check Table lists:
 Entry Number – A number assigned to each block of entry.
 Table Type – Read Check, Write Check or Inconsistent
Block.
 Starting Logical Block Address – LBA of the first block for
this entry.
 Count – Number of errors or continuous blocks starting from
this LBA.
 Locate – This feature causes the drive carrier’s LED to blink
for one minute to assist you in locating the physical drives that
make up this disk array.
 Delete – Select and click the Confirm button to delete a
logical.
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CAUTION: IF YOU DELETE A LOGICAL DRIVE, YOU ALSO DELETE ALL
THE DATA IN THE LOGICAL DRIVE. BACK UP IMPORTANT DATA BEFORE
DELETING A LOGICAL DRIVE.
To run Redundancy Check on a logical drive:
1. Click AdminTool tab > Background Activity. The list of background
activities appears.
2.
Move your mouse over the Redundancy Check item and click the Start
button.
3.
Check the boxes to the left of the logical drives you want to run.
4.
Check the options you want:


5.
Auto Fix – Attempts to repair the Problem when it finds an error
Pause on Error – The Process stops when it finds a
non-repairable error
Click the Confirm button.
To change the Synchronization settings:
1. Click AdminTool tab > Background Activity.
2.
Click the Settings button.
3.
Click the Background Synchronization Rate dropdown menu and choose
a rate:
 Low – Fewer system resources to Synchronization, more to
data read/write operations.
 Medium – Balances system resources between
Synchronization and data read/write operations.
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
4.
High – More system resources to Synchronization, fewer to
data read/write operations.
Click the Confirm button.
Logical Drive Problems:
Logical drive Problems typically result from a physical drive failure. The most
common Problem is a critical logical drive. The RAID controller can rebuild a
critical logical drive.
A more serious but far less common Problem is an Incomplete Array. An
incomplete disk array results from a physical drive that fails or becomes
missing during:
 RAID level migration
 Physical drive transport
3.4.4
Spare Drive Management
If you have an unassigned disk drive, you can assign it as a spare drive. A
spare is a disk drive that has been designated to replace a failed disk drive in
a RAID Volume. In the event of the failure of a disk drive within a RAID 1 or
three drive RAID 5 Volume, the spare drive is activated as a member of the
RAID Volume to replace a disk drive that has failed.
A spare drive cannot replace the failed drive in a RAID 0 Volume because of
the way in which data is written to the disk drives under RAID 0. A spare drive
is not available for a RAID 10 Volume because RAID 10 requires all four disk
drives in the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04 enclosure. However, when you
replace the failed disk drive, the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04 will
automatically rebuild the RAID Volume using the new disk drive.
To assign a spare drive:
1. Click Storage tab > Spare Drive. The list of spare drives appears.
2.
Move your mouse over the spare drive you want to display the options of
the spare drive, including:

ID
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 Status – Green, yellow or red icon.
 Capacity – Data capacity of the spare drive.
 Physical Drive ID
 Revertible
 Type
 Dedicated to Array
When done, click the Confirm button.
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3.5 AdminTool Tab
The AdminTool tab enables you to manage the Subsystem NAS system or
virtual enclosure, monitor events, manage background activities, perform
firmware updates, restore factory default settings, and save a NAS
configuration report.
3.5.1
System settings and clearing statistics
The list of NAS system information, including:
 Alias, if assigned
 Vendor
 Model
 Serial Number
 Part Number
 Revision Number
 Number of JBOD Enclosures Connected
 Max Number JBOD Enclosures Supported
 Number of Controller(s) Present
 Max Number Controller Supported
 System Date & Time
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To change the Subsystem settings;
1.
Click AdminTool tab > Subsystem Information. The list of system
information
2.
Click the Settings button.
3.
In the Alias field, enter an alias or change the existing alias.
4.
When done, click the Save button.
To restart/shutdown the Subsystem:
1.
Click AdminTool tab > Subsystem Information.
2.
Click the Shutdown/Restart button.
3.
In the Shutdown/Restart window, you can:



Click the Shutdown button to stop I/Os and shuts down the
subsystem. After subsystem shutdown, you must manually
switch off the power at both power supplies.
Click the Restart button to stop I/Os, shuts down and restarts
the subsystem.
Click the Power Off button to turn off the system power. After
power off, the power cord(s) has to be removed then plugged
in to get Redundant PSU working again.
You can clear the physical drive, logical drive, and controller statistics by
following the steps below:
1.
Click the AdminTool tab > Subsystem Information. The list of system
information.
2.
Click the Clear Statistics button.
3.
When done, click the Confirm button.
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3.5.2
Services
To start a service on the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04:
1.
Click the AdminTool tab > Service. The list of services displays.
2.
Move your mouse over the service you want and click the Start button.
3.
Click the Confirm button.
3.5.3
Runtime and NVRAM event logs
Runtime events are the 1023 most recent events since the last NAS startup.
To view runtime events, click the AdminTool tab > Events.
The list of Runtime Events displays the information, including:
 Index – A number assigned to this specific event. Highest
number is most recent.
 Device – Identifies the device involved.
 Event ID – Identifies the action that occurred.
 Severity – Displays the Severity Level: Info, Minor, Major,
Warning, Critical, or Fatal.
 Fatal – Non-Recoverable error or failure has occurred.
 Critical – Action is needed now and the implications of the
condition are serious.
 Major – Action is needed now.
 Minor – Action is needed but the condition is not a serious at
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
this time.
 Warning – User can decide whether or not action is
required.
 Info – Information only, no action is required.
Time – Date and time the event occurred.
Description – Plain language description of the event.
The device also Provides NVRAM event logs. NVRAM events are the most
important events over NAS startups.
To view NVRAM events:
1.
2.
Click the AdminTool tab > Events.
Click the NVRAM Events button. The list of NVRAM Events displays the
information, including:
 Index – A number assigned to this specific event. Highest
number is most recent.
 Device – Identifies the device involved
 Event ID – Identifies the action that occurred
 Severity – Displays the Severity Level: Info, Minor, Major,
Warning, Critical, or Fatal.
 Fatal – Non-Recoverable error or failure has occurred.
 Critical – Action is needed now and the implications of the
condition are serious.
 Major – Action is needed now.
 Minor – Action is needed but the condition is not a serious at
this time.
 Warning – User can decide whether or not action is
required.
 Info – Information only, no action is required.
 Time – Date and time the event occurred
 Description – Plain language description of the event
To view Runtime events:
1.
2.
Click the AdminTool tab > Events.
Click the Runtime Events button. The list of Runtime Events displays the
information, including:
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





Index – A number assigned to this specific event. Highest
number is most recent.
Device – Identifies the device involved
Event ID – Identifies the action that occurred
Severity – Displays the Severity Level: Info, Minor, Major,
Warning, Critical, or Fatal.
 Fatal – Non-Recoverable error or failure has occurred.
 Critical – Action is needed now and the implications of the
condition are serious.
 Major – Action is needed now.
 Minor – Action is needed but the condition is not a serious at
this time.
 Warning – User can decide whether or not action is
required.
 Info – Information only, no action is required.
Time – Date and time the event occurred
Description – Plain language description of the event
To clear the NVRAM/Runtime event log:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Click the AdminTool tab > Events.
Click the NVRAM Events/Runtime Events button. The list of NVRAM
Events/Runtime Events displays the information.
Click the Clear button.
Click the Confirm button.
To save the NVRAM/Runtime event log:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Click the AdminTool tab > Events.
Click the NVRAM Events/Runtime Events button. The list of NVRAM
Events/Runtime Events displays the information.
Click the Save button.
Your browser saves a text file containing the NVRAM/Runtime event log
to its designated download folder.
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3.5.4
Background activity, settings and schedules
Each background activity has its own set of parameters. The most important
parameters are: Status and Progress. The Status displays:
 Running – Now in Progress.
 Paused – Waiting for a higher priority activity to finish or waiting
for you to click the Resume button.
To view current background activity, click AdminTool tab > Background
Activity.
The list of Background Activities displays information, including:
 Media Patrol:
 Media Patrol is a routine maintenance Procedure that
checks the magnetic media on each disk drive. Media Patrol
checks all physical drives assigned to disk arrays and spare
drives. Media Patrol does not check un-configured drives.
 Media Patrol checks are enabled by default on all disk
arrays and spare drives. You can disable Media Patrol in the
disk array and spare drive settings, however that action is
not recommended.
 Unlike Synchronization and Redundancy Check, Media
Patrol is concerned with the condition of the media itself, not
the data recorded on the media. If Media Patrol encounters
a critical error, it triggers PDM if PDM is enabled on the disk
array.
 Media Patrol has three status conditions:
 Running – Normal. You can access your logical drives at
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any time.
 Yield – Temporary pause while a read/write operation takes
place.
 Paused– Temporary pause while another background runs.
Or a pause initiated by the user.

Redundancy Check:
 Redundancy Check is a routine maintenance Procedure for
fault-tolerant disk arrays (those with redundancy) that
ensures all the data matches exactly. Redundancy Check
can also correct inconsistencies.

Rebuild:
 When you rebuild a disk array, you are actually rebuilding
the data on one physical drive.
 When a physical drive in a disk array fails and a spare drive
of adequate capacity is available, the disk array begins to
rebuild automatically using the spare drive.
 If there is no spare drive of adequate capacity, but the Auto
Rebuild function is ENABLED, the disk array begins to
rebuild automatically as soon as you remove the failed
physical drive and install an un-configured physical drive in
the same slot.
 If there is no spare drive of adequate capacity and the Auto
Rebuild function is DISABLED, you must replace the failed
drive with an un-configured physical drive, then perform a
Manual Rebuild. See below.
IMPORTANT: IF YOUR REPLACEMENT DISK DRIVE WAS FORMERLY
PART OF A DIFFERENT DISK ARRAY OR LOGICAL DRIVE, YOU MUST
CLEAR THE CONFIGURATION DATA ON THE REPLACEMENT DRIVE
BEFORE YOU USE IT.
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
Migration:
 The term "Migration" means either or both of the following
 Change the RAID level of a logical drive
 Expand the storage capacity of a logical drive
 Before you begin a migration, examine your current disk
array to determine whether:
 The physical drives in your array can support the target
RAID level
 There is sufficient capacity to accommodate the target
logical drive size
 If you need to add capacity to the array, be sure there are
unassigned physical drives installed in you RAID system
before you begin the migration.
 Supported RAID level
Target
RAID0
RAID1
RAID5
RAID6
RAID10
RAID0
●
●
●
●
●
RAID1
●
●
RAID5
●
●
Source
RAID6
●
●
●
RAID10
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●
●
●
●
●
PDM:
 Predictive Data Migration (PDM) is the migration of data
from the suspect disk drive to a spare disk drive, similar to
rebuilding a logical drive. But unlike Rebuilding, PDM
constantly monitors your disk drives and automatically
copies your data to a spare disk drive BEFORE the disk
drive fails and your logical drive goes Critical.
 The following actions trigger PDM:

A disk drive with unhealthy status (see below)

Media Patrol finds a disk critical error

You initiate PDM manually
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 PDM also counts the number of media errors reported by
Media Patrol.
 A disk drive becomes unhealthy when:

A SMART error is reported
The bad sector remapping table fills to the specified
level.
 You can specify the maximum levels for the reassigned and
error blocks in PDM settings. When the table fills to a
specified value, PDM triggers a migration of data from the
suspect drive (the disk drive with the bad sectors) to a
replacement physical drive.
 During data migration, you will have access to your logical
drives but they will respond more slowly to read/write tasks
because of the additional operation. The time required for
data migration depends on the size of the disk drives.
 PDM is enabled on all disk arrays by default. You can
disable PDM in the disk array settings, however that action
is not recommended.


Transition:
 Transition is the Process of replacing a revertible spare
drive that is currently part of a disk array with an
un-configured physical drive or a non-revertible spare. The
revertible spare drive returns to its original status. In order to
run the Transition function, the spare drive must be
revertible.
 In addition, you must specify an un-configured physical
drive of the same or larger capacity and same media type as
the revertible spare drive.

Synchronization:
 Synchronization is automatically applied to logical drives
when they are created. Synchronization recalculates the
redundancy data to ensure that the working data on the
physical drives is Properly in sync.
 Mouse-over on the logical drive, click the View button, and
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look under Logical Drive Information beside the line that
says Synchronized. A Yes means the logical drive was
synchronized.
Select the item you want (e.g. Media Patrol, PDM, Rebuild, etc.) from the list
and click the Start button to run the background activity.
To add a scheduled background activity:
1.
Click AdminTool tab > Background Activity.
2.
Click the Scheduler button.
3.
Click the Add Schedule button and complete the required settings:


Scheduler Name – Select Media Patrol, Battery Recondition,
Power On, Redundancy Check, Spare Check, or Power Off.
If you select Redundancy Check, the following settings need to
be completed:
 Auto Fix – Attempts to repair the Problem when it finds an
error.
 Pause on Error – The Process stops when it finds a
non-repairable error.
 Select LD – Select at least one logical drive on which
Redundancy Check will run.
Enable This Schedule – Select to enable this function.
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

4.
Start Time – Choose a start time.
Recurrence Pattern – Select a Recurrence Pattern as Daily,
Weekly, or Monthly.
 Start From – Select a start date.
 End On – Select an end option.
When done, click the Save button.
To view scheduled background activity:
1.
2.
Click AdminTool tab > Background Activity.
Click the Scheduler button. The list of Scheduled Background Activities
displays, including:
 Type – Media Patrol, Redundancy Check, or Spare Check.
 Recurrence – Daily, weekly, monthly.
 Start Time – Date and time.
 Operational Status – Enabled or disabled.
To change a scheduled background activity:
1.
Click AdminTool tab > Background Activity.
2.
Click the Settings button. In the Background Activity Settings, you can
change the following settings for the background activity:






Rebuild Rate
Background Synchronization Rate
Logical Drive Initialization Rate
Redundancy Check Rate
Migration Rate
PDM Rate
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



Transition Rate
Reassigned Block Threshold
Error Block Threshold
Enable Media Patrol
Enable Auto Rebuild
For example, to change the Rebuild settings:
1.
Click the Rebuild Rate dropdown menu and choose a rate:

2.
3.
Low – Fewer system resources to the Rebuild, more to data
read/write operations.
 Medium – Balances system resources between the Rebuild
and data read/write operations.
 High – More system resources to the Rebuild, fewer to data
read/write operations.
Check the Enable Auto Rebuild box to enable Auto Rebuild (rebuilds
when you swap out the failed drive with a new one).
Click the Confirm button.
3.5.5
Firmware updates
Before you update the firmware, download the latest firmware image file to
your PC/Mac
1.
Click AdminTool tab > Firmware Update. The NAS Firmware Update
window screen appears showing the current Image Version Number.
2.
Click the Browse button to locate the firmware image file, and then click
the Open button.
3.
The firmware image file appears in the in the field.
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4.
Click the Submit button.
5.
When the update is completed a message tells you to reboot the
subsystem. Click the OK button to restart the system.
Warning: Do NOT power off the system during the update!
3.5.6
Performance monitor
The Performance Monitor screen allows you to monitor the performance of
NAS using the analyzed illustrations.
Support Table:
Bandwidth
Cache Usage
Dirty Cache
Maximum Latency
Average Latency
Minimum Latency
IO request
Logical Drive
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Physical Drive
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Port
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To view the Logical Drive performance:
1.
Click AdminTool tab > Performance Monitor.
2.
In the Logical Drive field, click the Select Logical Drives button to select
the logical drive you want and select a performance type from the
dropdown menu. When done, the performance of selected logical drive
will be shown in the illustration below.
To view the Physical Drive performance:
1.
Click AdminTool tab > Performance Monitor.
2.
In the Physical Drive field, click the Select Physical Drives button to
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select the physical drive you want and select a performance type from
the dropdown menu. When done, the performance of selected physical
drive will be shown in the illustration below.
To view the Port performance:
1. Click AdminTool tab > Performance Monitor.
2.
In the Port field, click the Select Ports button to select the port you want
and select a performance type from the dropdown menu. When done, the
performance of selected port will be shown in the illustration below.
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3.5.7
Restore factory default settings
The Restore Factory Default function allows you to restores settings (any or all)
to their default values for the NAS.
The settings include:
 CIFS Settings
 FTP Settings
 AFP Settings
 SNMP Settings
 NFS Settings
 WebDAV Settings
 Network Settings
Caution: Use this feature only when required and only on the settings
that you must reset to default in order to set them correctly.
To restore the factory default settings:
1. Click AdminTool tab > Restore Factory Default.
2.
In the Restore factory default settings screen, check the boxes beside
the settings you want to reset to default value.
3.
Click the Submit button.
4.
Click the OK button in the confirmation box.
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3.5.8
Import/Export a system configuration file
To import the configuration file to the NAS:
1. Click AdminTool tab > Configuration File.
2.
Click the Import button.
3.
Click the Browse button to locate the configuration file (.bcf), and then
click the Open button.
4.
Click the summit button
5.
The NAS system will reboot
To export the current configuration file:
1. Click AdminTool tab > Configuration File.
2.
Click the Export button.
3.
Click the Submit button. The current configuration will be saved as a .bcf
file in your Host PC.
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3.5.9
LUNMap Management
The LUN Mapping function allows you to control what storage arrays are
visible to which computers.
To add initiator:
1. Click AdminTool tab > LUNMap.
2.
Click the Add Initiator button.
3.
Enter a name in the Initiator Name field and click the Submit button. The
initiator will be added in the LUNMap list.
To define the LUN Mapping
1. Click AdminTool tab > LUNMap.
2.
Click the LUN Mapping button.
3.
Select the initiator you want from the dropdown menu and click the Next
button.
4.
In the LUN Mapping field, indicate the arrays you wish to make visible by
putting a unique number in the LUN field.
5.
When done, click the Assign button.
6.
Click the Submit button.
7.
Check the Enable LUN Masking option to enable the LUN Mapping and
Masking function of the NAS.
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3.5.10 Power Option
The Power Option screen displays the power management of the NAS.
You can change the following power settings from the screen by moving the
mouse over the setting item and clicking the Settings button:


Power On LAN
 When system shutdown, accept magic packet to power ON.
 ShareCenter® NAVI can be the utility to power on NAS by
LAN.
Power On Automatically
3.5.11 Message Alert
The Message Alert function allows the user to receive an e-mail alert for the
events of the NAS.
To set up the e-mail service for the NAS:
1. Click AdminTool tab > Message Alert.
2.
Click the Setup button to setup the mail server complete the required
settings in the Setup E-Mail Alert field.



Enable Services – Check to enable message alert service.
SMTP Server – Enter the IP address of SMTP server.
SMTP Port – Enter the port number of SMTP server
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



From – The sender of the notification message.
SMTP Authentication
Username – Enter the username to log in the SMTP server.
Password – Enter the password to log in the SMTP server.
To set up the e-mail account:
1. Click AdminTool tab > Message Alert.
2.
Click the Create button.
3.
Enter your e-mail address and click the Save button.
To edit the e-mail account:
1. Click AdminTool tab > Message Alert.
2.
Move your mouse over the e-mail account in the list, and you can:


Change the address of the account by clicking the Settings
button.
Remove the selected account by clicking the Delete button.
3.5.12 Network Security
To set up Security Policy:
1. Click AdminTool tab > Network Securiey.
2.
Click the Security Policy button and complete the required settings.
3.
 HTTPs Redirection
 I/O Policy
 IP/Domain Name
When done, click the Save button.
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To set up Access Protection:
1. Click AdminTool tab > Network Security.
2.
Click the Access Protection button and complete the required settings.
3.
 Enable Services – Check to enable the function.
 Block Policy
 Protocol
When done, click the Save button.
To set up SSL Certificate:
1. Click AdminTool tab > Network Security.
2.
Click the SSL Certificate button and complete the required settings.
3.
 Specific SSL Certificate – Check to enable the function.
 Certificate (X.509 format)
 Private Key (X.509 format)
When done, click the Save button.
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3.6.1
Setup Wizard
The system’s Wizard lets you configure your disk array(s) easily and quickly.
The Wizard will guide you through the required settings step by step. You can
choose to configure automatically by using One-Click Setup, or configure
manually by using Advance Setup.
Using Automatic Configuration Wizard
1.
Click NAS tab > Wizard.
2.
Click the One-Click Setup button. The Automatic Configuration box
displays:
3.
The Summary window displays the general information of the system,
including:



4.
Computer Name
IP Address
Storage Type
To accept the Proposed configuration, click the Submit button.
Note: The system will create the RAID automatically based on the number of the disk
Disk number
RAID type
1
2
3
4
5
6
RAID0
RAID1
RAID5
RAID5
RAID5
RAID6
If you disagree with the Proposed configuration, click the Advance Setup
button to directly specify all parameters for a new disk array, logical drives,
and spare drives.
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Using Advanced Configuration Wizard
1.
Click NAS tab > Wizard.
2.
Click the Advance Setup button. The Advanced Configuration box
displays:
3.
Complete the required settings in the Network Settings window,
including:
 Computer Name
 Obtain an IP address automatically
 IP Address
 Subnet Mask
 Default Gateway
 Primary DNS
 Secondary DNS
When done, click the Next button.
4.
Select Storage Type: Data Protection or Maximum Capacity, and then
click the Next button.
5.
The Summary window displays the general information of the system,
including:



Computer Name
IP Address
Storage Type
To accept the Proposed configuration, click the Submit button.
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3.6.2
User account management
To add users for the NAS:
1.
Click NAS tab > NAS User.
2.
Click the Create User button.
3.
In the Create User window, complete the required settings.



4.
User Name
Password
Retype Password
When done, click the Save button.
To view/edit the user information:
1.
Click NAS tab > NAS User. The list of users displays.
2.
Move your mouse over the user in the list, and you can:


Change the password for the user to log in the NAS by clicking
the Change Password button.
Remove the selected user by clicking the Delete button.
To group the users:
1.
Click NAS tab > NAS User.
2.
Click the Group button.
3.
Click the Create Group button to add a group for the system:
a. Enter the Group Name, and click the Next button.
b. Select the user(s) you want to add to the group from the NAS User
field.
c. When done, click the Submit button.
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In the NAS Group list, move your mouse over the group item and then
you can:


Add/remove the users for the group by clicking the Group
Settings button.
Remove the selected group by clicking the Delete button.
When the new user/group is added, you have to complete the permission
settings for each user/group to access the system. Follow the steps below to
complete the settings:
1.
Click NAS tab > File Sharing.
2.
From the File Sharing list, move your mouse over the folder you want and
click the Share Settings button.
3.
Select the user/group you want and set one of the access options:
Deny-Access, Read-Only, or Read-Write
4.
When done, click the Save button.
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3.6.3
Protocol Control and Setting
1.
Click NAS tab > Protocol Control.
2.
In the Protocol Control list, move your mouse over the Protocol option
you want and click the Enable/Disable button to turn the feature ON/OFF.
The Protocols include:
3.
 Windows (CIFS)
 FTP Sharing
 UNIX/Linux
 Mac AFP
 Printer Server
 WebDAV
To change the Protocol settings, move your mouse over the Protocol
option and click the Settings button to configure the advanced settings.
3.6.4
File System Management
1.
Click NAS tab > File System.
2.
In the File System list, move your mouse over the item you want and you
can:



View the volume information by clicking the View button.
Change the quota setting of the file system by clicking the
Quota button.
Remove the selected item by clicking the Delete button.
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3.6.5
File Sharing Setting
Creating ISO Folder
1.
Click NAS tab > File Sharing.
2.
Click the Create ISO Folder button to add a folder for ISO file sharing:
3.
a. Enter the Source Folder, ISO Image File and Folder Name, and
then click the Next button.
b. Select the Protocol as Windows/FTP or UNIX/LINUX, and then
click the Next button.
c. In the Permission Setting field, set the privilege for the users to
access the folder by selecting: Deny-Access, Read-Only, or
Read-Write. Click the Next button.
d. When done, click the Submit button.
In the File Sharing list, move your mouse over the item and clicking the
Share Setting button to change the sharing settings.

Windows/Mac/FTP/WebDAV: Select the Protocol for your
networking configuration, and set up the Permission Setting for
each user/group.
 UNIX/LINUX: Assign the IP address in the New IP Address box
then click the Add button for sharing. Enter *.*.*.* if all IP
addresses are allowed for sharing.
When done, click the Save button.
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Creating Folder
1.
Click NAS tab > File Sharing.
2.
Click the Create Folder button to add a folder for sharing:
3.
a. Enter the Volume and Folder Name, and then click the Next
button.
b. Select the Protocol as Windows/FTP or UNIX/LINUX, and then
click the Next button.
c. In the Permission Setting field, set the privilege for the users to
access the folder by selecting: Deny-Access, Read-Only, or
Read-Write. Click the Next button.
d. When done, click the Submit button.
In the File Sharing list, move your mouse over the item and clicking the
Share Setting button to change the sharing settings.

Windows/Mac/FTP/WebDAV: Select the Protocol for your
networking configuration, and set up the Permission Setting for
each user/group.
 Windows (CIFS)
Group
Member
Result
Deny-Access
Deny-Access
Read-Only
Deny-Access
Read-Write
Deny-Access
Deny-Access
Deny-Access
Read-Only
Read-Only
Read-Write
Read-Write
Deny-Access
Deny-Access
Read-Only
Read-Write
Read-Write
Read-Write
Deny-Access
Read-Only
Read-Write
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 Mac AFP
Group
Member
Result
Deny-Access
Deny-Access
Read-Only
Deny-Access
Read-Write
Deny-Access
Deny-Access
Deny-Access
Read-Only
Read-Only
Read-Write
Read-Only
Deny-Access
Deny-Access
Read-Only
Read-Only
Read-Write
Read-Write
Member
Result
Deny-Access
Deny-Access
Read-Only
Deny-Access
Read-Write
Deny-Access
Deny-Access
Deny-Access
Read-Only
Read-Only
Read-Write
Read-Write
Deny-Access
Deny-Access
Read-Only
Read-Write
Read-Write
Read-Write
Deny-Access
Read-Only
Read-Write
 FTP
Group
Deny-Access
Read-Only
Read-Write
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 WebDAV
Group
Member
Result
Deny-Access
Deny-Access
Read-Only
Deny-Access
Read-Write
Deny-Access
Deny-Access
Deny-Access
Read-Only
Read-Only
Read-Write
Read-Only
Deny-Access
Deny-Access
Read-Only
Read-Only
Read-Write
Read-Write
Deny-Access
Read-Only
Read-Write

UNIX/LINUX: Assign the IP address in the New IP Address box
then click the Add button for sharing. Enter *.*.*.* if all IP
addresses are allowed for sharing.
When done, click the Save button.
3.6.6
Backup
1.
Click NAS tab > Backup.
2.
Select the Backup solution you want by clicking the tab: Snapshot
Backup, Remote Backup, Local Backup, Client Backup, and
Amazon S3.
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 Snapshot Backup
1.
Click NAS tab > Backup > Snapshot Backup tab.
2.
Click the Create button and complete the required settings in
the Create Snapshot window.

3.
4.
Volume: Select the desired setting from the dropdown
menu.

Reserve Capacity for Snapshot: From the dropdown menu,
assign the reserved capacity for the backup solution.

Auto Extend: Click to checkbox to enable or disable the
function.

Schedule: Select one of the schedule types you want for
the backup solution.
 Disable – no snapshots will be taken.
 Time interval by hour – snapshots will be taken at the
hourly interval you choose from the dropdown menu.
 Daily – snapshots will be taken at the time of day you
choose from the dropdown menus.
 Weekly – snapshots will be taken on the day of the
week, at the time of day you choose from the
dropdown menus.
When done, click the Run button. The new backup schedule is
applied.
To change the settings of the backup solution, move you mouse
over the item you want and click the option button.
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



Recovery: Click to restore the data volume using the
Snapshot.
Export: Click to export the Snapshot to the share folder.
Settings: Click to change the settings of the backup
solution.
Delete: Click to delete the backup solution.
 Remote Backup
1.
Click NAS tab > Backup > Remote Backup tab.
2.
Click the Create button and complete the required settings in
the Create Remote Backup window.
 Source Path
 Backup Server: Enter the IP address of the remote backup
server.
 Port: Enter the port number for the remote backup server.
 User Name: Enter the user name to login the remote backup
server.
 Password: Enter the password to login the remote backup
server.
 Enable SSL: Select this option if the server requires SSL.
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 Snapshot: Select this option if you want to upload snapshot
of backup to the server.
 Schedule: Select one of the schedule types you want for the
backup solution.
 Disable – no snapshots will be taken.
 Time interval by hour – snapshots will be taken at the
hourly interval you choose from the dropdown menu.
 Daily – snapshots will be taken at the time of day you
choose from the dropdown menus.
 Weekly – snapshots will be taken on the day of the week,
at the time of day you choose from the dropdown menus.
When done, click the Run button. The new backup schedule is
applied.
3.
You can click the Test button to test the server before applying
the settings.
4.
To change the settings of the backup solution, move you mouse
over the item you want and click the option button.
 Local Backup enables you to change the backup services of the
ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04 and the USB storage device. To
set the Local Backup settings:
Notes:
 The USB port on the front panel of the device supports Flash
drive, which ONLY allows you to backup the data/file from the
Flash drive to the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04.
 The four USB ports on the back panel ONLY allow you to
backup the data/file from the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04
to the Flash drive.
 Accessible
 MBR partition (Maximum 2TB)
 GPT partition
 File system: FAT(32), NTFS, XFS, EXT3, HFS+
 Format
 MBR partition (Maximum 2TB)
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 File system: FAT32, NTFS, XFS
1.
Click NAS tab > Backup > Local Backup tab.
2.
Move your mouse over the USB device you want and click the
Settings button.
3.
Complete the required settings in the Setting window.
4.
 Select the Enable Services checkbox to enable the backup
solution.
 Select a Backup Method you want from the dropdown
menu: Add Directory, Copy, or Synchronize.
 Select a Folder Name you want from the list.
When done, you can:
 Click the Save button to apply the settings.
 Click the Run button to backup immediately.
 Set the backup schedule by selecting one of the schedule
types you want for the backup solution.
5.
To change the settings of the backup solution, move you mouse
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over the item you want and click the Settings button.
 Client Backup allows you to enable One-Touch Backup function.
1.
Click NAS tab > Backup > Client Backup tab.
2.
Select the One Touch Backup checkbox to enable the backup
solution.
3.
Click the Save button.
4.
Now you can backup specified folders from your PC to the
ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04 by simply pressing a button on
the front of the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04.
One-Touch
Backup
Button
5.
To disable One Touch Backup, uncheck One Touch Backup
and then click the Save button.
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 Amazon S3 allows you to upload backup files to Amazon S3 server.
1.
Click NAS tab > Backup > Amazon S3 tab.
2.
Click the Create button and complete the required settings in
the Create Amazon S3 Backup window.
 Local Path
 Direction: Select Download (from Amazon S3 to device) or
Upload (from device to Amazon S3).
 Access Key: Enter the Access key for the Amazon S3
server.
 Private key: Enter the Private key for the Amazon S3 server.
 Retries Number
 Increment Backup: Select this option and the backup will
add the updated files only.
 Synchronized Backup: Select this option and the backup will
delete the extra files while synchronizing.
 Schedule: Select one of the schedule types you want for the
backup solution.
 Disable – no snapshots will be taken.
 Time interval by hour – snapshots will be taken at the
hourly interval you choose from the dropdown menu.
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 Daily – snapshots will be taken at the time of day you
choose from the dropdown menus.
 Weekly – snapshots will be taken on the day of the week,
at the time of day you choose from the dropdown
menus.
When done, click the Run button. The new backup schedule is
applied.
3.
You can click the Test button to test the server before applying
the settings.
4.
3.6.7
To change the settings of the backup solution, move you mouse
over the item you want and click the option button.
Plug-in Management
1.
Click NAS tab > Plug-in.
2.
Click the Add button to add a plug-in for the NAS:
3.
a. Click the “Choose File” button to locate the plug-in file.
b. Click the Install button to start installing the plug-in.
In the Plug-in list, move your mouse over the item and you can:



Display the plug-in application in a new window by clicking the
Open button.
Stop the plug-in application by clicking the Stop button.
Re-install the plug-in application by clicking the Re-Install
button.
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3.6.8
iSCSI Initiator
1.
Click NAS tab > iSCSI Initator.
2.
Click the Create and complete the required settings in the Create
Snapshot window.
3.
 IP
 Port
When done, click the Connect button. After successful logon, you can
start to use the disk volume on ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04 as a
virtual drive on your computer.
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Chapter 4: ShareCenter® NAVI
4.1 Working with ShareCenter® NAVI
The ShareCenter® NAVI software connects your PC to the ShareCenter®
Pro DNS-1550-04, performs backups, changes the network settings,
create RAID volumes, add and mounts folders, and manages file
downloads from the Internet.
4.1.1
Opening the Main Window
1.
®
To open the Main Window, do the following ShareCenter
NAVI in
actions:
 If neither Window is open Double-click the ShareCenter® NAVI
icon in the Windows application tray
or Mac Dock (right).
ShareCenter® NAVI
in Mac OS X
 If the ShareCenter® NAVI Window is open Double-click a system in the Device List.
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2.
When the ShareCenter® NAVI Window opens, double-click a
system in the Device List.
3.
When the login window appears, enter the user name and
password. Click Login then Yes to login the system.
The default user name is “administrator” and default password is
“password”. The user name and password are case sensitive.
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4.
4.1.2
The Main Window opens, which contains the management
features of ShareCenter® NAVI.
Choosing a ShareCenter® NAVI Language
On Windows PCs, ShareCenter® NAVI chooses the display language
automatically based on your OS language setting. On Macs, you choose
the display language.
To choose a language:
1.
Open the ShareCenter® NAVI Window.
2.
From the dropdown menus, choose Function > Language, then
choose the the language you prefer.
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4.1.3
Starting the Advanced Storage Manager
This feature opens Advanced Storage Manager in your default browser.
Main Window
1.
Right-click the system in the Device List that you want to open in
ASM.
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2.
4.1.4
Choose the Open Advanced Management item. The ASM login
screen appears in your browser.
Viewing ShareCenter® NAVI Information
ShareCenter® NAVI is the software application that connects your PC
with the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04 system.
To view information about ShareCenter® NAVI on Windows:
1.
Right-click the ShareCenter® NAVI icon in the application tray.
2.
Choose About from the popup menu.
To view information about ShareCenter® NAVI on Mac:
From the dropdown menus at the top of the screen, choose Help >
About.
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The About window appears and lists the following information:
 ShareCenter® NAVI Version number
 Java Virtual Machine (JVM) Version number
 JVM Vendor name
 ShareCenter® NAVI installation directory on your PC
 ShareCenter® NAVI Plug-in directory on your PC
 Names of installed Plug-ins
 Version numbers of installed Plug-ins
When you are done with the About window, click the Close button.
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4.1.5
Closing ShareCenter® NAVI
To close ShareCenter® NAVI:
Click the close icon on the Main Window.
 Windows
 Mac
ShareCenter®
NAVI in Windows
icon in the top right corner
icon in the top left corner
For Windows PCs, if you close
ShareCenter® NAVI this way, you can
open it from the application tray icon.
On Macs, you can always open
ShareCenter® NAVI from the Dock
icon.
ShareCenter® NAVI
in Mac OS X
Alternative Method for Windows
To close ShareCenter® NAVI:
1.
Right-click the ShareCenter® NAVI icon in the application tray.
2.
Choose Close from the popup menu.
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If you close ShareCenter® NAVI this way, you must open it from the Start
menu.
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4.2 Managing Backups
Caution
Please do not close the ShareCenter® Pro NAVI or log
out of the MS Windows system while you are setting a
scheduled back up or running the backup process. It will
discontinue the backup process.
4.2.1
Doing a Backup Now
This feature enables you to perform an immediate scheduled backup of
your files from your Windows or Mac to the NAS system (ShareCenter®
NAVI).
You can perform an immediate backup of your files from:
 ShareCenter® NAVI Main Window
 ShareCenter® NAVI Device List
 ShareCenter® NAVI tray icon (Windows PCs only)
 One Touch Button
Main Window
If you do not have a backup schedule for your PC, start your backup from
the ShareCenter® NAVI Main Window.
1.
Go to the Main Window.
2.
Click the SmartSYNC icon.
3.
Click the Backup button.
4.
Under Backup your data to, choose:
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 The NAS or Local drive (your PC or MAC) from the first dropdown
menu.
 The letter designation of your PC or MAC drive under the second
dropdown menu.
5.
Do any of the following actions to select your backup folders:
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 Check the Backup My Data box – Selects the My Documents,
Favorites, and Desktop folders with all their contents.
 Click the Add to Backup
icon – Opens the My Documents
folder. Click a folder you want to backup, and then click the Choose
button. Repeat for additional folders.
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 Drag and drop the folders you want to backup to the Backup your
data from window.
6.
Click the Backup button.
The backup begins immediately.
Device List
Before you can do a backup from the ShareCenter® NAVI Main Window,
you must create a backup schedule.
1.
Go to the Main Window.
2.
Right-click the system in the Device List whose backup you want
to run.
3.
Choose the Backup Now item.
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The backup begins immediately.
Tray Icon
Before you can do a backup from the ShareCenter® NAVI tray icon, you
must create a backup schedule and setup default NAS first. This feature
applies to Windows PCs only.
1.
Right-click the ShareCenter® NAVI icon in the application tray.
2.
Choose Backup Now in the popup menu.
The backup begins immediately.
The amount of time required depends on the size and number of files
being backed up.
The backed up files will appear on the NAS system (ShareCenter® NAVI)
in a folder named BACKUPDATA_your username.
You can restore the backup files to your PC at any time.
See “Restoring Backed-up Files” on page 107.
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4.2.2
Scheduling a Backup
You can schedule backups by the hour, day, or week.
To set a schedule for backing up files from your PC to the NAS system
(ShareCenter® NAVI):
1.
Go to the Main Window.
2.
Click the SmartSYNC icon.
3.
Click the Backup button.
4.
Under Backup your data to, choose:
 The NAS or Local drive (your PC or MAC) from the first
dropdown menu.
 The letter designation of your PC or MAC drive under the
second dropdown menu.
5.
Do any of the following actions to select your backup folders:
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 Check the Backup My Data box – Selects the My Documents,
Favorites, and Desktop folders with all their contents.
 Click the Add to Backup
icon – Opens the My
Documents folder. Click a folder you want to backup, and then
click the Choose button. Repeat for additional folders.
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 Drag and drop the folders you want to backup to the Backup
your data from window.
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6.
Click the Schedule button.
7.
Click an option button for:
․ Hour
․ Day
․ Day of the week
8.
Choose the corresponding values from the dropdown menus:
․ Number of hours
․ Time of day in hours and minutes
․ Time of day and day of the week
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9.
Click the Add button.
The newly created schedule appears in the Schedule List.
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The backed up files will appear on the NAS in a folder named
BACKUPDATA_your username.
You can also click the Start button to run a scheduled backup immediately.
4.2.3
Viewing Backup Schedules
To view the list of current schedules:
1.
Go to the Main Window.
2.
Click the SmartSYNC icon.
3.
Click the Schedule List button.
The list of all backup schedules appears.
4.2.4
Changing a Scheduled Backup
You can schedule backups by the hour, day, or week.
To change the scheduled backup of files from your PC to the NAS system
(ShareCenter® NAVI):
1.
Go to the Main Window.
2.
Click the SmartSYNC icon. (A)
3.
Click the Schedule List button. (B)
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4.
Click the schedule you want to change. (C)
5.
Click the Modify button. (D)
A
C
D
B
6.
Click the folder whose contents you want to backup.
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Click the Add to Backup
choices.
icon to expand the tree and narrow your
7.
Click the Schedule button.
8.
Click an option button for:
․ Hour
․ Day
․ Day of the week
9.
Choose the corresponding values from the dropdown menus:
․ Number of hours
․ Time of day in hours and minutes
․ Time of day and day of the week
10. Click the Add button.
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The modified schedule appears in the Schedule List.
You can also click the Start button to run a scheduled backup
immediately.
4.2.5
Deleting a Scheduled Backup
Deleting a scheduled backup has no effect upon any files previously
backed-up to the NAS system (ShareCenter® NAVI).
To delete a scheduled backup:
1.
Go to the Main Window.
2.
Click the SmartSYNC icon. (A)
3.
Click the Schedule List button. (B)
4.
Click the schedule you want to delete. (C)
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5.
Click the Delete button. (D)
A
C
D
B
6.
4.2.6
Click the Yes button in the confirmation box.
Restoring Backed-up Files
You can restore all or any portion of the files in the BACKUPDATA_your
username folder on the NAS system (ShareCenter® NAVI).
You can choose to restore the files to:
 Their original location on your PC or MAC
 An alternative location on your PC or MAC
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The original file structure is maintained during backup and restoration.
Caution
If you restore to the original folders on your PC, the
restore function will overwrite the files in those folders.
Be careful which files you restore and where on your PC
you direct the backup files.
To restore your backed-up files from the NAS system to your PC:
1. Go to the Main Window.
2. Click the SmartSYNC icon. (A)
3. Click the Restore button. (B)
4. Click the folder whose contents you want to restore. (C)
Click the arrow icons to expand the tree and narrow your choices.
(D)
5. Click an option button for:
․ Restore to original folder - The backup files will overwrite the
files on your PC (E)
․ Restore to a specific folder - No files are overwritten on your
PC (E)
A
C
D
E
B
6.
If you chose Restore to a specific folder, do one of the following
actions:
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․ Type the name of an existing folder in the field Provided
․ Type the name of an new folder in the field Provided
․ Click the Folder icon - Opens the My Documents folder. (F)
Click a folder you want to use for a target, then click the Open button (G)
7.
Click the Restore button. (H)
8.
Click the Yes button in the confirmation box.
The restoration begins immediately.
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The amount of time required depends on the size and number of files
being restored.
4.2.7
Viewing the Backup Event Log
Backup events report on backups, schedules, and file transfers.
Events are reported by date, time, severity (information or error) and
description.
To view Backup Event Log:
1.
Go to the Main Window.
2.
Click the SmartSYNC icon. (A)
3.
Click the Event Log button. (B)
4.
Optional. Set the Event Filter dropdown menu to display: (C)
․ All events
․ Information events only
․ Error events only
5. Optional. Click the arrow on the Date/Time header to reverse the
chronological order. (D)
A
D
C
B
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Note
For NAS system events, see “Viewing the System Event
Log” on page 129.
4.2.8
Saving the Event Log
This function saves a copy of the Backup Event Log as a text file onto
your PC.
The text file records the events displayed in the Event Log window.
Set the Event Filter dropdown menu to display:
 All events
 Information events only
 Error events only
Click the arrow on the Date/Time header to reverse the chronological
order.
To save a copy of the Backup Event Log as a text file:
1.
Go to the Main Window.
2.
Click the SmartSYNC icon.
3.
Click the Event Log button.
4.
Click the Save button.
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Optional. Change the file name or save to a different location.
6.
Click the Save button in the Save dialog box.
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4.2.9
Clearing the Event Log
Note
Before you clear the Backup Event Log, consider saving
a copy for future reference. See “Saving the Event Log”
on page 111.
To clear the Backup Event Log:
1.
Go to the Main Window.
2.
Click the SmartSYNC icon.
3.
Click the Event Log button.
4.
Click the Clear All button.
5.
Click the Yes button in the confirmation box.
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4.2.10 Setting the Port
By using port setting, the public services like a WWW server or an FTP
server, and others running on your private network may become
accessible from the Internet.
To set the Port:
1.
Go to the Main Window.
2.
Click the SmartSYNC icon. (A)
3.
Click the Setting button. (B)
4.
Type the Port number in the field Provided. The default number is
873. (C)
5.
Click the OK button. (D)
The setting begins immediately.
6.
Click the OK button in the confirmation box. The Setting is
successful.
A
C
B
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4.3 Managing Share Folders
4.3.1
Opening a Share Folder
This feature opens share folders in the file browser.
From the Device List:
1.
Right-click the system in the Device List whose share folders you
want to open.
2.
Choose the Share Folders item.
All share folders open in your PC’s file browser.
From the Main Window:
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1.
Click the Share Folder icon.
2.
Double-click the folder in the Share Folder List that you want to
open.
The share folder opens in your PC’s file browser.
From the Tray Icon:
1.
Right-click the ShareCenter® NAVI icon in the application tray.
2.
Choose Share Folder in the popup menu.
All share folders open in your PC’s file browser.
4.3.2
Viewing a List of Share Folders
To view a list of Share Folders:
1.
Go to the Main Window.
2.
Click the Share Folder icon.
3.
Click the Share Folder List button.
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The Share Folder List appears.
4.
Double-click the individual share folder to view its contents.
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Mounting a Share Folder /Creating a Network Drive
To mount a share folder or create a network drive (Windows):
1.
Go to the Main Window.
2.
Click the Share Folder icon. (A)
3.
Click the Mount Share Folder button. (B)
Click the share folder you want to mount or make a network drive.
(C)
4.
The folder name will become highlighted.
5.
Choose a device name (drive letter) from the dropdown menu. (D)
6.
Click the Mount button. (E)
A
D
C
E
B
The share folder appears on your PC as a mounted or network drive.
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4.3.4
Un-mounting a Share Folder /Disconnecting a Network
Drive
To un-mount a share folder or disconnect a network drive (Windows):
1.
Go to the Main Window.
2.
Click the Share Folder icon. (A)
3.
Click the Mount Share Folder button. (B)
4.
Click the share folder you want to un-mount or delete as a network
drive. (C)
The folder name will become highlighted.
5.
Click the Un-Mount button. (D)
A
C
D
B
6.
Click the Yes button in the confirmation box.
The share folder is un-mounted or disconnected but the link remains
(Windows).
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4.3.5
Setting up a Share Folder for Time Machine
Time Machine is a backup utility included with Mac OS X 10.5 “Leopard”
or more.
Before you begin, be sure your Mac is running and connected to the
same network as the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04.
On ShareCenter® NAVI
To set up a ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04 folder for Time Machine
backups:
1.
Go to the Main Window.
2.
Click the Share Folder icon.
3.
Click the Mount Share Folder button.
4.
Click the share folder you want to use for Time Machine backups.
5.
Check the Support TimeMachine box.
6.
Click the Mount button.
If the Process goes correctly, the following message appears:
This folder has been set to a network drive.
On the Mac
Follow this Procedure if you have not set up Time Machine.
®
To set up the Mac for backups with ShareCenter Pro DNS-1550-04:
1.
On the desktop, go to the Dock and click the Time Machine icon.
A popup message informs you that no storage location is set up.
2.
In the popup message, click the Set Up Time Machine button.
The Time Machine dialog box appears.
3.
In the Time Machine dialog box, click the Choose Backup Disk...
button.
4.
In the list of external drives, choose the share folder that you
mounted on the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04 and click the Use
for Backup button.
A Name and Password dialog box appears.
5.
In the dialog box, enter your username and password of NAS
authentication, then click the Connect button.
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Pre-existing Time Machine Configuration on the Mac
Follow this Procedure if you currently have a Time Machine
configuration.
To set up the Mac for backups with ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04:
1.
On the desktop, go to the Dock and click the Time Machine icon.
The Time Machine dialog box appears.
2.
In the Time Machine dialog box, click the Change Disk... button.
3.
In the list of external drives, choose the share folder that you
mounted on the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04 and click the Use
for Backup button.
A Name and Password dialog box appears.
4.
In the dialog box, enter your username and password, then click
the Connect button.
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4.4.1
Configuring a NAS System
The Setup Wizard has two modes:
 One Click Setup - Loads a collection of default settings.
Recommended for most users.
 Advanced Setup - Enables you to make your own settings.
Recommended for advanced users.
Caution
Do NOT run the Setup Wizard on a NAS system that is
already configured! That action will delete your data and
network drives!
One Click Setup
To configure your NAS system using One Click Setup:
1.
Go to the Main Window.
2.
Click the Setup Wizard icon.
3.
Click the One Click Setup button.
4.
Click the OK button to continue.
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5.
Click the Yes button in the confirmation box.
The NAS reboots. Then your RAID volume is ready.
Advanced Setup
To configure your NAS system using Advanced Setup:
1.
Go to the Main Window.
2.
Click the Setup Wizard icon. (A)
3.
Click the Advanced Setup button. (B)
4.
Choose Automatic (DHCP) or Manual network settings. (C)
If you chose Manual settings, type entries for each of the following
parameters in the fields Provided: (D)
․
․
․
․
․
Computer (NAS system) Name
IP Address
Subnet Mask
Gateway
Primary and Secondary DNS – optional
Click the Next button to continue. (E)
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A
C
D
E
B
5.
Choose the following values from their respective dropdown
menus:
․
․
․
․
․
Timezone
Year
Month
Day
Time in Hours, Minutes, and Seconds
Click the Next button to continue.
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6.
Choose Automatic or Manual RAID Volume creation.
If you chose Manual, choose the type of RAID Volume you want:
․ Maximum Capacity and performance - RAID 0, using all disk
drives
․ Data Protection - RAID 5, using all disk drives
Click the Next button to continue.
7.
Choose a network drive letter from the dropdown menu.
This drive will be mapped as a network drive on your PC.
The list begins with S and goes in reverse alphabetical order.
Click the Next button to continue.
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8.
Review your parameters.
To make changes, click the Previous button.
To accept the parameters and configure your NAS system, click
the OK button.
9.
Click the Yes button in the confirmation box.
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10. The NAS reboots. Then your RAID volume is ready.
4.4.2
Locating the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04
This feature helps you to physically locate a NAS system.
To locate a ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04:
1.
Go to the Main Window.
2.
Right-click the system in the Device List that you want to locate.
3.
Choose the Locate NAS item.
On the NAS system you chose:
 The buzzer sounds three times
 The Status LED blinks RED three times
System Status LED
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Wake-on-LAN
This feature allows you to turn on or wake up the ShareCenter® Pro
DNS-1550-04 by means of the Locate NAS feature.
To wake up a ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04:
1.
Go to the Main Window.
2.
Right-click the system in the Device List that you want to wake up.
3.
Choose the Locate NAS item.
It takes about a minute to boot the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04.
When fully booted:
 The System Status LED turns blue.
 The buzzer beeps one time.
4.4.4
Choosing a Default NAS System
This feature sets the default NAS system (ShareCenter® Pro
DNS-1550-04) for the Main Window and ShareCenter® NAVI tray icon.
The default NAS feature activates several important functions, including:
 Share Folder: Opening a Share Folder
 Backup Now: Performing an Immediate Backup
 Open Advanced Management: Starting the Advanced Storage
Manager
 Event Notice: Enabling Event Notification
If you do not choose a default NAS, ShareCenter® NAVI sets the default
NAS after you first log on.
To set a default NAS:
1.
Go to the Main Window.
2.
Right-click the system in the Device List that you want to make
the default.
3.
Choose the Default NAS item.
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The default NAS is highlighted in the Device List.
4.4.5
Viewing the System Event Log
NAS events report functions and status of the NAS system. The Event
Log displays the 20 most recent events.
Events are reported by date, time, severity (information or warning) and
description.
To view the NAS system is Event Log:
1.
Go to the Main Window.
2.
Click the Smart SYNC icon.
3.
Click the Event Log button.
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Click the arrow on the Date/Time header to reverse the chronological
order.
Note
For backup system events, see “Viewing the Backup
Event Log” on page 110.
Warning
Do not disconnect the power or shut down the
ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04 while the plug-in
installation is running!
4.
Click the Configure Plugin button.
The newly added plug-in appears in the list. Its Service Status is
OFF.
5.
Click the plug-in to choose it.
The plug-in’s name will become highlighted.
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Click the Enable button.
After a moment, the Service Status changes to ON.
The plug-in is now installed ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04.
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Viewing a List of Plug-ins
To view a list of installed plug-ins:
1.
Go to the Main Window.
2.
Click the NAS Management icon.
3.
Click the Configuration Plug-in button.
Currently installed plug-ins appear in the Configuration Plug-in
list.
4.4.7
Viewing Plug-in Version Numbers
To view plug-in version numbers:
1.
Right-click the ShareCenter® NAVI icon in the application tray.
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Choose About from the popup menu.
The About window appears. The About window includes a list of
installed plug-ins and their version numbers.
When you are done with the About window, click the Close button.
4.4.8
Enabling and Disabling Plug-ins
Enabling Plug-ins
You must add a plug-in to the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04 before
you can use this function.
To enable a plug-in:
1.
Go to the Main Window.
2.
Click the NAS Management icon. (A)
3.
Click the Configuration Plug-in button. (B)
4.
Click the Plug-in you want to enable. (C)
The plug-in’s name will become highlighted.
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Click the Enable button. (D)
A
C
D
B
After a moment, the Service Status changes to ON.
The plug-in is now enabled on ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04.
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Disabling Plug-ins
Disabling a plug-in saves memory space and Processing time on the
ShareCenter Pro DNS-1550-04. If you do not use a feature, consider
disabling its plug-in.
To disable a plug-in:
1.
Go to the Main Window.
2.
Click the NAS Management icon (A).
3.
Click the Configuration Plug-in button (B).
4.
Click the Plug-in you want to disable (C).
The plug-ins name will become highlighted.
5.
Click the Disable button (D).
A
C
D
B
After a moment, the Service Status changes to OFF.
The plug-in is now disabled.
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4.4.9
Removing Plug-ins
There are two reasons to remove a plug-in:
․ To replace the old plug-in with a new one
․ You know that you will never use the plug-in
To remove a plug-in:
1.
Go to the Main Window.
2.
Click the NAS Management icon. (A)
3.
Click the Configuration Plugin button. (B)
4.
Click the Plug-in you want to remove. (C)
The plug-ins name will become highlighted.
5.
Click the Remove button. (D)
A
C
D
B
6.
Click the Yes button in the confirmation box.
The plug-in is removed from ShareCenter® NAVI.
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4.4.10 Rebooting the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04
Normally you will only need to reboot the ShareCenter® Pro
DNS-1550-04 is after a firmware upgrade or a plug-in installation. During
the reboot, none of your folders will be accessible from your networked
PCs.
To reboot the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04:
1.
Go to the Main Window.
2.
Click the NAS Management icon. (A)
3.
Click the Shutdown button. (B)
4.
Click the Restart option (C)
5.
Click the OK button. (D)
A
C
D
B
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6.
The reboot runs automatically.
When the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04 is fully booted:
․ The system status LED turns blue
․ The buzzer beeps one time (if the buzzer is enabled)
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4.4.11 Shutting Down the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04
The only time you need to shut down the ShareCenter® Pro
DNS-1550-04 is to replace the disk drive cooling fan or the power supply.
During and after the shutdown, none of your folders will be accessible
from your networked PCs.
Using ShareCenter® NAVI
To shut down the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04:
1.
Go to the Main Window.
2.
Click the NAS Management icon. (A)
3.
Click the Shutdown button. (B)
4.
Click the Shutdown option. (C)
5.
Click the OK button. (D)
A
C
D
B
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The shutdown runs automatically.
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Chapter 5: Troubleshooting
5.1 WebPAM PROe system event log
Controller
The controller parameter(s)
changed by user
The controller has new
crash information
Controller temperature is
above the warning
threshold
Controller temperature is
above the critical threshold
Controller temperature is
within the warning threshold
Disk Array
New disk array has been
created
Disk array has been deleted
Disk array has been added
Disk array has been
removed
Disk array settings have
been changed
Enclosure
Enclosure temperature is
above the warning
threshold
Enclosure temperature is
above the critical threshold
Enclosure temperature is
within the normal range
Corrective Action
The user successfully changed controller
settings.
Check the event logs.
The controller is overheating. Check for
airflow around and through the controller,
and verify that all fans are working. Replace
fans as needed.
The controller is seriously overheating.
Check for airflow around and through the
controller, and verify that all fans are
working. Replace fans as needed.
Normal.
Corrective Action
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
The physical drives of the disk array were
removed from the enclosure.
The user successfully disk array settings.
Corrective Action
The chassis is overheating. Check for
airflow around and through the chassis, and
verify that all fans are working. Replace fans
as needed.
The chassis is seriously overheating. Check
for airflow around and through the chassis,
and verify that all fans are working. Replace
fans as needed.
Normal.
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Event Log
Event log buffer is cleared in
RAM
Event log buffer is cleared in
NVRAM
Corrective Action
The event log was cleared.
Front End Driver
Host interface link is up
Host interface link is down
Host interface controller
settings have changed
Corrective Action
Normal.
Check network cable/switch.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Host Interface Controller
Host-interface controller has
detected bus reset
Corrective Action
The initiator sent a reset command. If this
message appears repeatedly, contact
Technical Support.
Restart the NAS.
Host-interface controller has
encountered an unrecoverable
error
Host-interface controller has
received an abort task/abort task
set/clear task set command.
Host-interface controller has
received a clear ACA command.
Host-interface controller has
received a LUN reset command.
Host-interface controller has
received a bus reboot
Host-interface controller has
encountered an unknown error
Host-interface controller has
encountered a system error
Host-interface controller has
encountered a fatal error
Host-interface controller settings
have changed
The non-volatile RAM event log was
cleared.
Result of user action. Normal.
Result of clearing an auto contingent alliance
condition. If this message appears repeatedly,
contact Technical Support.
Result of user action. Normal.
The NAS rebooted itself. If this message
appears repeatedly, contact Technical
Support.
An unidentified error occurred. If this
message appears repeatedly, contact
Technical Support.
A NAS system error occurred. If this message
appears repeatedly, contact Technical
Support.
Restart the NAS. If this message appears
repeatedly, contact Technical Support.
Result of user action. Normal.
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Logical Drive
Logical drive initialization has
started
Logical drive initialization has
completed
Logical drive initialization has
paused
Logical drive initialization has
resumed
Logical drive initialization has
stopped
Logical drive initialization
marks the logical drive offline
Logical drive initialization is
aborted due to an internal error.
Logical drive initialization is
queued
A new logical drive has been
created
Logical drive has been deleted
Logical drive has been placed
online
Logical drive has been placed
offline. Possible data loss
Logical drive has been set to
critical.
Logical drive axle has been
placed online
Media Patrol
Media patrol is started
Media patrol is completed
Media patrol is paused
Media patrol is resumed
Media patrol is stopped
Corrective Action
Result of user action. Normal.
Logical drive is ready to use. Normal.
Initialization paused because of user
intervention, schedule or a higher priority
background activity.
Initialization has resumed again after a
pause.
Initialization stopped because of user
intervention, schedule or the logical drive
was deleted or went critical or offline.
Initialization failure due to a failed disk
drive. Replace the disk drive, delete and
recreate the logical drive.
System resources are low. Reduce
system load or restart the NAS.
Initialization has been set manually or by
schedule.
Result of user action. Normal.
Result of user action. Normal.
The physical drives of the array are
restored to online status.
One or more physical drives in the array
went offline.
One or more physical drives in the array
went offline.
RAID 50 and 60. One of the axles (RAID
5 or 6 arrays) returned on online status.
Corrective Action
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Normal.
Media patrol paused because of user
intervention, schedule or a higher priority
background activity.
Media patrol has resumed again after a
pause.
Media patrol stopped because of user
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Media patrol is aborted due to
an internal error.
Media patrol is queued
Media patrol is stopped
internally
Online Capacity Expansion
Online capacity expansion has
started
Online capacity expansion has
completed
Online capacity expansion has
paused
Online capacity expansion has
resumed
Online capacity expansion has
stopped
Online capacity expansion has
encountered a physical disk
error
Online capacity expansion is
aborted due to an internal error.
Online capacity expansion is
queued
PDM
PDM is started
PDM is completed
PDM is paused
PDM is resumed
PDM is stopped
intervention, schedule or the logical drive
was deleted or went critical or offline.
System resources are low. Reduce
system load or restart the NAS.
Media patrol has been set manually or by
schedule.
Media patrol stopped because the disk
array was deleted or removed.
Corrective Action
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Normal.
Expansion paused because of user
intervention, schedule or higher priority
background activity.
Expansion has resumed again after a
pause or a reboot.
Expansion stopped because of user
intervention, schedule or the logical drive
was deleted or went critical or offline.
Bad block found on a disk drive.
Migration will finish. Check the disk drive
check table after migration and replace
disk drive as needed.
System resources are low. Reduce
system load or restart the NAS.
Synchronization has been set manually
or by schedule.
Corrective Action
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Normal.
PDM paused because of user
intervention, schedule or a higher priority
background activity.
PDM has resumed again after a pause.
PDM stopped because of user
intervention, schedule or the logical drive
was deleted or went critical or offline.
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PDM is switched to rebuild.
PDM is stopped internally
Physical Disk
Physical disk is marked online
Physical disk is marked as
dead.
Physical disk is marked as
dead after it was removed and
reinserted by the user.
Physical disk has been reset
Physical disk assigned as
global spare
Physical disk is no longer
assigned as global spare
Physical disk assigned as
dedicated spare
Physical disk is no longer
assigned as dedicated spare
Physical disk has been inserted
Physical disk has been
removed
Bad sector is found on physical
disk
Error is detected in remap
sectors
Command times out on
physical drive
Physical disk negotiation speed
is decreased.
Previously configured disk is no
longer found
PDM changed to rebuild because the
logical drive went critical
The destination drive was removed or
used for a rebuild.
Corrective Action
Disk drive restored to normal operation.
Disk drive failure. Replace the disk drive.
Try forcing the disk online.
Disk drive reset after error and should
function normally.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
A disk drive has been inserted into the
NAS system.
A disk drive has been removed from the
NAS system.
Disk drive has a bad sector. The drive
should remap around the bad sector. If
this message appears repeatedly,
replace the disk drive.
Disk drive has a bad remap sectors. If
this message appears repeatedly,
replace the disk drive.
Disk drive not responding to commands.
If this message appears repeatedly,
replace the disk drive.
Disk drive had to reduce its data rate. If
this message appears repeatedly,
replace the disk drive.
Disk drive may have failed or was
removed from the enclosure. Replace or
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A physical disk has
encountered an unknown
(non-ECC) media error.
A physical disk has
encountered PFA condition
A configured dead physical
drive has been inserted
A physical drive page 0/1
settings have been changed
Physical disk is marked as
dead due to removal/failure of
reassign sectors/PFA
condition/forced offline state
RAID Level Migration
RAID Level migration is started
RAID Level migration is
completed
RAID Level migration is paused
RAID Level migration is
resumed
RAID Level migration is
stopped
RAID Level migration has
encountered a physical disk
error
RAID Level migration is
aborted due to an internal error.
RAID Level migration is
queued
Migration has detected/cleared
stale NV Watermark
Array was incomplete due to
missing NV Watermark
reinstall the disk drive as needed.
Disk drive experienced an unknown
error. If this message appears
repeatedly, replace the disk drive.
A potentially faulty address or bad sector
was found.
The disk drive inserted into the RAID was
marked as dead and will not work on the
RAID. Replace the disk drive.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Replace the disk drive.
Corrective Action
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Normal.
Migration paused because of user
intervention, schedule or a higher priority
background activity.
Migration has resumed again after a
pause.
Migration stopped because of user
intervention, schedule or the logical drive
was deleted or went critical or offline.
Bad block found on a disk drive.
Migration will finish. Check the disk drive
check table after migration and replace
disk drive as needed.
System resources are low. Reduce
system load or restart the NAS.
Migration has been set manually or by
schedule.
Watermarks are Progress markers left as
the result of interrupted RAID migrations.
If the watermark was cleared, migration
should finish.
RAID migration was interrupted by a
shutdown. If array is online, try migration
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again. If array is offline, delete and
recreate array.
Rebuild
Rebuild is started
Rebuild is completed
Rebuild is paused
Rebuild is resumed
Rebuild is stopped
Rebuild stopped internally
Rebuild is aborted due to an
internal error.
Rebuild is queued
Rebuild marks logical drive
synchronized upon rebuild
completion
Redundancy Check
Redundancy Check is started
Redundancy Check is
completed
Redundancy Check is paused
Redundancy Check is resumed
Redundancy Check is stopped
Redundancy Check is aborted
due to internal error
Corrective Action
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Normal.
Rebuild paused because of user
intervention, schedule or a higher priority
background activity.
Rebuild has resumed again after a
pause.
Rebuild stopped because of user
intervention, schedule or the logical drive
was deleted or the target disk drive
encountered an error. If rebuild stopped
by the user, restart the rebuild.
The logical drive is offline.
System resources are low. Reduce
system load or restart the NAS.
Rebuild has been set manually or by
schedule.
Result of successful rebuild. Normal.
Corrective Action
Redundancy Check has started manually
or by schedule.
Redundancy Check has finished.
Redundancy Check paused because of
user intervention, schedule or a higher
priority background activity.
Redundancy Check has resumed again
after a pause.
Redundancy Check stopped because of
user intervention, schedule or the logical
drive was deleted or went critical or
offline.
System resources are low. Reduce
system load or restart the NAS.
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Redundancy Check
encountered inconsistent
block(s)
Redundancy Check task is
queued
Redundancy Check task is
stopped internally
Check the logical drive’s inconsistent
block table. Rebuild the disk array if
necessary.
Redundancy Check has been set
manually or by schedule.
The logical drive is offline.
Spare Check
Spare check started on the
given spare drive
Spare check completed
successfully on the given spare
drive
Corrective Action
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Spare Drives
Physical disk assigned as
global spare
Physical disk is no longer
assigned as global spare
Global Spare has been deleted
Physical disk assigned as
dedicated spare
Physical disk is no longer
assigned as dedicated spare
Dedicated Spare has been
deleted
Corrective Action
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
SMART
SMART error is received
Corrective Action
A disk drive reported a SMART error. If
this message appears repeatedly,
replace the disk drive.
Synchronization
Synchronization is started
Synchronization is completed
Synchronization is paused
Corrective Action
Result of settings or user action.
Normal.
Synchronization paused because of user
intervention, schedule or higher priority
background activity.
Synchronization has resumed again after
a pause or a reboot.
Synchronization is resumed
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Synchronization is stopped
Synchronization is aborted due
to an internal error.
Synchronization is queued
Synchronization is stopped
internally
System (NAS)
The system is started
The system is stopped
A nas user has been added
A nas user has been deleted
A nas user password has been
changed
A nas group has been added
A nas group has been removed
The members has been
changed in a NAS group
Windows/CIFS file service start
FTP service start
NFS for Linux start
Fail to start CIFS Protocol
Fail to start FTP Protocol
Fail to start NFS Protocol
Windows/CIFS file service has
been stopped
FTP Protocol has been
stopped
NFS Protocol has been
stopped
NAS settings for windows client
has been changed
FTP settings has been
changed
A NAS sharing folder has been
created
A NAS sharing folder has been
Synchronization stopped because of
user intervention, schedule or the logical
drive was deleted or went critical or
offline.
System resources are low. Reduce
system load or restart the NAS.
Synchronization is already running on
another logical drive in the same array.
Synchronization stopped because the
disk array was deleted or removed.
Corrective Action
The NAS has been started. Normal.
The NAS was shut down. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Check the file system status.
Check the file system status.
Check the file system status.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
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removed
A NAS sharing folder has been
modified
NFS setting has been changed
CIFS setting has been changed
FTP setting has been changed
A NAS volume has been
created
A NAS volume has been
deleted
File system expansion Start
File system expansion Failure
File system expansion Done
Remote synchronization start
Remote synchronization
complete
Remote synchronization failure
Remote synchronization
configuration changed
NAS mounting points conflict
during array transportation
Create a Snapshot
Delete a Snapshot
Create Snapshot Fail
Recover from Snapshot
success
Recover from Snapshot Fail
Transition
Transition is started
Transition is completed
Transition is paused
Transition is resumed
Transition is stopped
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Confirm free capacity. If capacity is
enough, restart the NAS. If this message
appears repeatedly, contact Technical
Support.
Normal.
Normal.
Normal.
Close all opened file and try again.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Space is not enough to create snapshot.
Reduce created snapshot size.
Normal.
The snapshot is over size.
Corrective Action
Result of settings or user action. Normal.
Normal.
Transition paused because of user
intervention, schedule or a higher priority
background activity
Transition has resumed again after a
pause.
Transition stopped because of user
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Transition was switched to
rebuild
intervention or the logical drive was
deleted.
Transition changed to rebuild because
the logical drive went critical.
Watermark
Migration has detected stale
NV Watermark
Migration has cleared stale NV
Watermark
Corrective Action
Watermarks are Progress markers left as
the result of interrupted RAID migrations.
If the watermark was cleared, migration
should finish.
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5.2 How to use USB Retrieval to export system information
With the USB Retrieval application, you can easily export the system
information to the log file.
1. Download the ShareCenter® Pro DNS-1550-04 USB Retrieval
application from CD.
2.
Copy “OPAS_general.zip” to your USB Pen Drive.
3.
Insert the USB Pen Drive into the USB port on the front panel of NAS.
4.
When done, you will be Prompted by a “beep” sound by the system.
5.
Remove the USB Pen Drive. The log file that contains the detailed
system information will be saved automatically in the “OPAS_OUTPUT”
folder of USB Pen drive.
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