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QNAP NAS in the initial physical setup process

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QNAP made their NAS products as user-friendly as possible, but the initial set up of the NAS can still be a bit intimidating for first-time users. Here's what you need to know to set...
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TrueNAS CORE is a class-leading network-attached storage system. It's fantastic but can be overwhelming. Here's how to get a basic setup configured and running, and how to connect to it from Ubuntu. TrueNAS CORE TrueNAS CORE is the...
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How to Reset a QNAP NAS to Factory Default

If your QNAP NAS box was infected with malware (such as QSnatch), or you simply plan to sell it, you'll need to perform a factory reset to wipe your info and restore its default...
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How to Upgrade your QNAP NAS Box to NVMe and 10GbE or 5GbE

A number of QNAP NAS boxes, including the TS-253B, TS-253D (that I use), and the TS-453KX recently reviewed here sport full-on PCIe slots. You can use these to add features not present in box...
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How to Install ZFS and Create a ZFS Pool on Ubuntu

ZFS is a stable, robust, and fault-tolerant file system with built-in RAID-like properties and drive pools. We show you how to create a ZFS drive pool and control access to it. What is ZFS? ...
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How to Find Your QNAP NAS

When you purchase a new QNAP NAS, the first step is connecting it to, and finding it on, the local network. Once found, you can then begin setting it up. Here's how to find...

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