How to set up a Qnap Nas – Qnap First Time Installation

Qnap First Time Installation

 

 

 

 

 

To locate the NAS, you can: a) Install the Qfinder Pro utility, b) Scan the QR code, or c) Go to the
myQNAPcloud website and manually enter the Cloud Key

 

 

 

Log into the admin account using your specified password or use the default password (admin)

 

Here is the hardware installation guide:https://eu1.qnap.com/Storage/QIG/TVS-1282T3_QIG_%28EN%29_51000-024248-RS_web.pdf

And operating system configuration guide: https://nascompares.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/QTS4.4.1-UG-en.pdf

Here is how to setup the software side of things:

QNAP First Time Setup Guide

 

 

QNAP NAS Guide Part 1 – Setup, RAID, Volumes IP and Shared Folders

 

QNAP NAS Guide Part 2 – Users, Groups and Installing Applications

QNAP NAS Guide Part 3 – Best Media Apps for DLNA, Internet Streaming and Watching Movies

QNAP NAS Guide Part 4 – USB Backups to and from the NAS

QNAP NAS Guide Part 5 – Surveillance and NVR Setup

QNAP NAS Guide Part 6 – Setting up Plex Media Server

 

QNAP NAS Guide Part 7 – Downloading Torrents, Podcasts, NZB and more

 

QNAP NAS Guide Part 8 – How to Syncronize with Google Drive, DropBox and more

QNAP NAS Guide Part 9 The Best HDMI Setup and Apps to Install

Upgrading your Qnap NAS.

Once you have set everything up, you might be considering upgrading your NAS to make it faster. Things you can do is RAM upgrade, Cache upgrade and SSD upgrade. These are the things which can make your NAS faster.

Recommended NVMe Cache SSD are Samsung Evo 960 and Evo 970

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