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Seagate NAS: Drive Status

  • Good: The drive is set up and operating normally.
  • Foreign: The drive is detected but not ready for use. This may be a new drive that is not set up. Click the Claim Disk icon next to the drive to “claim” the drive. The state changes to Good once the drive is successfully claimed.
  • Not Installed: There is no drive in the drive slot.
  • Bad: The drive is bad. Replace the hard drive
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Seagate NAS Shared Folders

File Protocol Support: Files are shared between computers on a network using standard file protocols. You can set a shared folder to support any or all of these protocols:

  • CIFS (Common Internet File System): People with different computers running Windows operating systems can share files without having to install special software.
  • FTP (File Transfer Protocol): Provides secure file sharing over the internet between your Seagate NAS and other computers.
  • NFS (Network File System): Provides file sharing with computers running Linux or UNIX operating systems or computers running NFS client software.
  • AFP (Apple Filing Protocol): A proprietary network protocol that offers file services for Mac OS X and original Mac OS.
  • WebDAV (Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning): An extension of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) that facilitates collaboration between users in editing and managing documents and files stored on World Wide Web servers.
  • RB (Recycle Bin Service): Protect the files on a shared folder by enabling the Recycle Bin Manager. When the Recycle Bin Manager is enabled on a share, the NAS Manager application saves files deleted from the shared folder so that they can be retrieved.
  • MS (Media Service): Set a shared folder to automatically download media files to a specific location on a Seagate NAS

Restarting Seagate NAS

  • http://www.seagate.com/manuals/network-storage/business-storage-nas-os/introduction/buttons/
  • Power button: short push. When the product is powered on, a short push of the power button will: Turn the NAS off. Place the NAS into deep sleep mode if the option has been configured in NAS OS. See Eco for details on deep sleep mode.
  • Power button: long push.  Applying a long push will cut the power from the NAS, forcing it to shut down immediately. A long push is not recommended since it can result in data loss.