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You can't delete them from the web interface, but you can turn them off so they do not show up as available folders over the network if you aren't using them.

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If you are familiar with Linux, you can enable SSH and gain a shell to delete them, but this is how I learned that the system needs them for certain operations. I wouldn't suggest doing so unless you really know what you're doing.


But something positive to take from that story is that you can get a functional Linux shell, which allows much more in-depth customization, monitoring, management, Thecus N4560 NAS Server if you have the knowledge to do so. There is also an option to add a global hot spare, so if a disk fails in any RAID it will take over. The four drive bays is perfect for a RAID 5 with global hot spare design. Note that we are talking a lot about RAID here, you can just use drives as a collection with no redundancy.

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We are using RAID as part of our testing so we'll be covering some features with it. So what happens when the RAID degrades? It is very loud. You may have noticed Thecus N4560 NAS Server speaker built into the PCB in the previous section.

I removed one of the drives manually from the chassis during operation, and this thing wailed. Popping it back in, the RAID immediately began to rebuild itself.

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All this was captured in the logs, too. Working in the IT security, logs are a huge part of my job, so I appreciated how accessible and verbose logging is with ThecusOS. You can view the log file at any time by clicking the '!


Next to that log button in the web interface is a blink "OS" indicator, which is meant to get your attention about available updates. This is more than firmware updates, however. It will Thecus N4560 NAS Server updates for any installed application, as well as the option to add on official applications that may not yet be installed. While this is a fine feature, it doesn't just blink until you visit it and then once a new update is available. I can only suspect that it blinks until you have added and upgraded everything available a part of me wonders if it would even then continue to blink.

It sounds like a petty thing, but again in my field I've trained myself to pay attention Thecus N4560 NAS Server available updates, and its hard to put this in the back of my mind. I did run through updating the OS to make sure nothing bricked afterward, and I can safely say that I managed to not break anything during that process. Somewhat hinted at above, the N can serve to be much more than a NAS. Remember those outputs, particularly the video and audio?


You can hook peripherals up to this unit and use it for a pretty wide array of different functions. There are a few "official" Thecus N4560 NAS Server, such as Plex media server or Dropbox, then there are third-party applications hosted from the Thecus website.

You'll have to pay attention to the model, as certain applications are only designed for firmware running on certain models, and admittedly the N is one of the models with a lesser selection, but there are still some cool options out there. New version of firmware Thecus N4560 NAS Server not work with configuration file from previous versions of firmware.

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About Thecus N4560 NAS Server Storage Updates: Due to the high number of NAS manufacturers, as well as network storage types, installing a new firmware might not be always as easy as it appears — and not too safe either. Failing to perform a software update can cause serious malfunctions to the network storage. So, before you even consider applying this release, carefully read the installation guide and initiate the process only when you have understood and completely familiarized yourself with all the steps. Moreover, it would be best if you take into account using a UPS unit Uninterruptible Power Supply to perform this task, because no power disruption should affect the upgrade.

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