QNAP NAS – Administer like a Pro!!

Original price was: $30.00.Current price is: $8.00.

Let’s equip you with the skills to effectively optimize your QNAP NAS, covering everything from initial setup to advanced administration.

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Welcome to this comprehensive administrative guide, helping you become a pro at using the QNAP NAS! This course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively manage and optimize your QNAP NAS device.

QNAP is a leading provider of network-attached storage (NAS) solutions, offering a wide range of products designed to meet the storage, backup, and multimedia needs of home users, small businesses, and enterprises. They are equipped with powerful hardware and feature-rich software, including the QTS operating system, which provides an intuitive user interface for easy administration and management.

From initial setup to advanced administration tasks, you’ll explore every aspect of QNAP NAS management, ensuring smooth operation and maximum efficiency.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Introduction to QNAP NAS – Understand the basics of QNAP NAS, its hardware components, and key features.
  • Administration – how to set up and administer your QNAP NAS device, configure network settings, and create user accounts.
  • Storage Management – storage configuration, including RAID setup, volume management, and storage expansion.
  • File Management – file sharing, access control, and advanced file management techniques on your QNAP NAS.
  • Backup and Data Protection – implement backup strategies, including local and remote backup, snapshot management, and disaster recovery options.
  • Application Management – Discover a range of QNAP applications and services, including multimedia, virtualization, and more.
  • User Management – Manage user accounts, groups, and permissions to ensure secure access to your NAS resources.
  • Security and Maintenance – Learn about security best practices, including firewall settings, antivirus scanning, diagnosing and resolving common issues, along with routine maintenance tasks to keep your QNAP NAS running smoothly.

Course Length

8hr 17min of instructor led video content along with handouts to aid learning.

By the end of this course, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and confidence to fully leverage the capabilities of your QNAP NAS, transforming it into a central hub for your digital storage and management needs.

Course Outline

Module 1 – Introduction to QNAP NAS

  • Welcome and What We’ll Cover
  • Intro to QNAP
  • Hardware of NAS

Module 2 – Getting Started

  • Unboxing + Hardware (QNAP TS-h987XU-RP-E2334-16G)
  • QNAP NAS Initial Setup
  • The Desktop and QuTS Overview
  • Looking at the Control Panel
  • Setting up Network Connections

Module 3 – Basic Configuration

  • Disk and Storage Basics
  • SAN vs NAS – What’s the Difference
  • Difference between Traditional RAID
  • Configuring Storage Pools and RAID
  • Creating user accounts and groups
  • Setting up shared folders
  • Using and Accessing Shared Folders (Windows & Mac)

Module 4 – Application Management

  • Managing QNAP applications
  • QNAP Media Server & Plex
  • Few extra built in apps

Module 5 – Advanced Configuration

  • Using SSH
  • Domain Itegration (Using Active Directory)
  • Using QNAP Storage with VMware (iSCSI / LUN Setup Guid
  • Running VM’s Directly on NAS

Module 6 – NAS Administration

  • Monitoring system resources
  • Updates for Apps and Firmware
  • Hardware, Power Settings + System Status
  • QNAPID + Remote Access
  • External USB Drives
  • Using Quotas
  • Removing Shared Folders and Pools

Module 7 – Backups, Troubleshooting, Maintenance

  • Backup Strategies and Snapshots
  • File Server and PC Backups (Using Hybrid Backup Sync &
  • VMware and VM Backups

Module 8 – Best Practices and Security

  • Security Best Practices – Firewalls, A/V and more
  • Keeping your NAS healthy – Resource Monitoring & Maint
  • Understanding Notification & Alerts
  • Understanding Logs – QuLog Center
  • The Recycle Bin