proNAS Basic Setup Guide

proNAS Basic Setup Guide
proNAS Setup Guide
I. Setup R-Link IP address
1. Connect LAN cable to R-Link port.
2. The R-Link IP is displayed in the LCD panel. Change the IP to a valid IP in your
network.
a. Press CTRL button in the front panel then the Select button
b. To enter the Password, press Up Arrow button
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to display zero “0”
. The cursor will move to the next space. Press again
then press
to display “0”. The default Password is four zeros (0000).
c. After four zeros are entered, press
Volume and Raid Set Setup appears.
d. Press Arrow Down button
option and press
again and again until the Quick
then locate the Ethernet Configuration
.
e. To set the DHCP Function option from Enabled to Disabled, press
then press
and select Disabled then press
.
f. Press
again to select, otherwise the EXIT button to cancel.
g. Press
to go to the Local IP Addr Function.
h. Press
to modify the current IP address.
i. Press
and press
j. Press
to increase by one the number in the first digit of IP address,
to decrease by one.
to go to the next digit and increase or decrease the next digit.
k. After the last digit, press
to confirm the change, otherwise EXIT to
cancel.
l. The new R-Link IP address is set.
II. Setup proNAS IP address (eth0)
Note:
Java Runtime Environment must have been installed in the client PC.
After logon to proNAS management GUI, you can use the on-line help to guide
you about the current function or options by clicking the
The default IP address of eth0 is 172.16.0.1
icon.
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1. Connect LAN cable to Gigabit Ethernet port (eth0).
2. Change or add an IP address of 172.16.0.5 to the NIC of client PC.
3. To open proNAS management GUI in client PC, open web browser and enter
http://172.16.0.1 in the address bar.
4. Click Admin Login. When Java prompts for a Security Warning, select Start.
5. In the Logon dialog box, enter “admin” in the Account box and “proware” in the
Password box. Press Logon.
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6. The proNAS proFamily tree will be displayed.
7. Click your proNAS node in the proFamily tree to view the other functions.
8. Navigate to the Network Manager to change the setting of eth0.
9. Click Edit to change the default Network settings.
10. Change the IP address, Gateway and Subnet Mask and click Save. When the
Warning appears, select OK to restart proNAS.
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11. Close the GUI and wait for several seconds for proNAS to restart.
12. Enter in the address bar of web browser the new IP address and logon again.
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III. Create RAID Set/Volume Set
1. Open proNAS management GUI in a client PC.
2. Navigate to the NAS Device Manager and logon.
3. Enter admin in Account box and proware (default password) in Password box.
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4. After logon, click Mount Subsystem.
5. Enter a Subsystem Name. Enter the subsystem password. Change the
Connection type to R-Link and enter the R-Link IP Address. Click OK.
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6. The RAID subsystem will be mounted successfully. If mount fails, please doublecheck R-Link IP address or password.
7. Select Storage Manager then click “Create RS”.
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8. Select the Hard Disks (Slots) to include in the Raid Set. If needed, you can
change the Raid Set Name; default is “Raid Set # 0”. Click Ok when done.
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9. Raid Set is created. Select “Create VS to create Volume Set.
10. Enter the Volume Set Name, select the Raid Level, and set the VS Capacity.
Default Stripe Size is 64KB, Max Channel Speed is ATA150, IDE Channel is 0,
and IDE is set as Master. Disable Background Init (remove check mark) to make
the Volume Set initialization faster but Volume Set will not be available until the
initialization is finished. Click OK when done.
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11. The Volume Set initialization will start.
12. When initialization is done, the status will show “Ready”.
13. To make the system detect the Volume Set as New Disk, restart proNAS. In the
GUI, navigate to System Manager then select Reboot tab and click Reboot Now.
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14. Click Yes to reboot now.
15. Click Yes to confirm.
16. NAS will reboot. Wait for about 3 minutes before logging in again.
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IV.Setup proNASVG
1. Logon to proNAS management GUI.
2. Navigate to the Volume Manager. Note that the Volume Set created in
previously is detected as a SCSI disk (/dev/sda) in the Disk List and proNASVG
(the default VG) has no disk. Click proNASVG under the Volume Manager in the
tree list. Click Join New Disk.
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3. Select the available disk (/dev/sda). Click OK.
4. When prompted that 4GB will be reserved in the replication function, click Yes.
Click Yes again when asked to confirm Join Disk Operation.
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5. After the disk is joined to proNASVG, the default volumes (home and public) will
be shown as below, and disk status in Disk List will show as “IN-USED” .
Note: When new hard disk drives are added, you can extend the Raid Set
by adding new hard drives, and create a second Volume Set.
a. Login to NAS Device Manager and select Storage Manager. Select the Raid Set
Name (highlighted) then click “Expand RS” to expand the Raid Set.
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b. Select the new hard drives. Click OK when done.
c. During Raid Set expansion, the Volume Set status will show as “Migrating”.
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d. When expansion is finished, the status will show as “Ready”. Click Create VS to
create a second Volume Set.
e. Enter the Volume Set Name, select the Raid Level, set the VS Capacity, and set
IDE Channel as 1. Default Stripe Size is 64KB, Max Channel Speed is ATA150,
and IDE is set as Master. Disable Background Init (remove check mark) to make
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the Volume Set initialization faster but Volume Set will not be available until the
initialization is finished. Click OK when done.
f. The Volume Set will initialize.
g. When initialization is done, the status will show “Ready”.
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h. To make the system detect the Volume Set as New Disk, restart proNAS. In the
GUI, navigate to System Manager then select Reboot tab and click Reboot Now.
i. After reboot, login again to proNAS GUI and select proNASVG. Click “Join New
Disk”.
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j. Select the new disk in the list of Available Disks. Click OK.
k. Select “Yes” to confirm.
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l. The new SCSI disk is joined to proNASVG and the VG Total Size has been
extended.
V. Create Logical Volume
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1. Select Volume Manager then click Create New Volume
2. Enter the Logical Volume Name. Set the LV capacity, for example, 200000MB.
You can also check the Send Email when not enough space option and set the
size in MB. Click Save. Select Yes to confirm operation.
3. The new LV will be displayed in the Volume List.
VI. Create Shares
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1. Select Share Manager then click Add New Share.
2. Enter the Share Name. Select Volume Group (proNASVG) and Logical Volume
(volume1). Click Save.
3. The new share will be displayed as shown below.
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VII.
Create Group Accounts
1. Select Account Manager then click the Group option.
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2. Click Create to create a new group. Enter the Group Name. In the Account List,
you may select an account then click >> to join the account into this group. Click
Save.
3. The new group will be displayed.
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VIII. Create User Accounts
1. Select Account under the Account Manager and click Create.
2. Enter the Login Name and Full Name then select Set Password. Enter password
for the account. Enter again in the Confirm password box and click OK.
3. Click Save. The Account List will display the list of users are shown below.
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IX. Assign Share Privileges to Groups and Accounts
1. Click Share Manager and select the Share name. Select the Privilege tab then
click Edit.
2. To delete share permission of a Group or Account, select the Group or Account in
the Permission list then click Remove.
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3. To add share permission of a Group or Account, select the Group or Account in
the Group Name (Group tab) or Login Name (Account tab) then click Add. The
change the access, click the check mark remove the Read or Write Access to the
share.
4. Click the Protocol tab to enable/disable a network sharing protocol. By default,
CIFS is enabled in a share.
5. Click Save when done.
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