Buffalo LinkStation 441D 12TB LS441D1204-EU Data Sheet

Product codes
LS441D1204-EU
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LinkStation 441
User Manual
www.buffalotech.com
35020488-02
2014.09

Summary of Contents of data sheet for Buffalo LinkStation 441D 12TB LS441D1204-EU

  • Page 1LinkStation 441 User Manual www.buffalotech.com 35020488-02 2014.09
  • Page 2Contents Chapter 1 Getting Started..............................................6 Diagrams............................................................................................6 Changing Admin Password and Adding a Shared Folder..............7 Installing Applications......................................................................8 NAS Navigator2........................................................................................... 8 SmartPhone...
  • Page 3 Access Restrictions......................................................................... 24 Local Users/Groups...................................................................................24 Active Directory........................................................................................26 NT Domain.................................................................................................28 User Authentication with an External SMB Server.................................30 Chapter 4 Managing...
  • Page 4 Rebuilding the RAID Array from a Mobile Device..................................48 Chapter 5 Remote Access............................................. 51 WebAccess...................................................................................... 51 Configuring from a Computer.................................................................51...
  • Page 5 Connecting a Printer...................................................................... 77 Setting Up a Printer from a Computer....................................................77 Setting Up a Printer from a Mobile Device.............................................79...
  • Page 6 NAS Navigator2 for Mac OS........................................................... 94 Mount as Network Drive..........................................................................95 Changing the IP Address..........................................................................96 Chapter 10 Appendix................................................... 98 When...
  • Page 7: Chapter 1 Getting StartedChapter 1 Getting Started Diagrams LS441D/LS441DE 1 Status LEDs Normally, these LEDs blink green when hard drives are accessed. If...
  • Page 88 Link and Activity LED This LED shows network activity. It blinks green when the LinkStation is accessed over the...
  • Page 93 Changing the password from the default is recommended. Note: You can open this same screen by clicking Getting Started...
  • Page 103 Follow the screen instructions to install NAS Navigator2. 4 When the installation finished, click Finish. SmartPhone Navigator SmartPhone Navigator...
  • Page 113 seconds. The power LED will flash as the unit shuts down. Never unplug the AC adapter without properly shutting...
  • Page 12: Chapter 2 ConfigurationChapter 2 Configuration Configure and manage your LinkStation using the Settings interface, accessible from a browser window. Open the interface...
  • Page 133 The Easy Admin screen will open. Notes: • If you click any buttons, you will need to enter a...
  • Page 14administrative password. WebAccess Configure WebAccess to access your LinkStation remotely. Refer to the WebAccess section in chapter 5 for more...
  • Page 15USB Device Server Configure USB device server options. Refer to the USB Device Server section in chapter 7 for more...
  • Page 16 Notes: • Username/Password Combinations: Username Password Settings Available admin password All guest blank System information (read-only) If a user...
  • Page 172 Tap Open Settings. 3 Settings will be displayed. Notes: • The first time you go through setup, you'll be...
  • Page 18• Update the firmware. • Recover the RAID array when a drive fails. • Configure UPS synchronization. 17
  • Page 19: Chapter 3 Sharing FilesChapter 3 Sharing Files Adding Shared Folders Configuration from a Computer 1 In Advanced Settings, click File Sharing. 2 Click...
  • Page 20 Notes: • Names may contain up to 27 alphanumeric characters, hyphens (-), and underscores (_). Do not use a...
  • Page 212 Tap Create Folder. 3 Enter a folder name and description and tap Apply. Note: Folder names may contain up...
  • Page 223 Click Create User. 4 Enter the desired settings, then click OK. Notes: • Usernames may contain up to 128...
  • Page 23Configuration from a Mobile Device 1 In Settings, tap Users. 2 Tap Create User. 22
  • Page 243 Enter the desired username, password, and description, and tap Apply. Note: Usernames may contain up to 128 alphanumeric characters...
  • Page 254 Enter the desired settings, then click OK. Notes: • Group names may contain up to 20 alphanumeric characters, hyphens...
  • Page 262 Click to the right of "Folder Setup". 3 Click the shared folder that you want to set access restrictions...
  • Page 27 sync, shutdown, halt, operator, nobody, mail, news, uucp, ftp, kmem, utmp, shadow, users, nogroup, all, none, hdusers, admin, guest,...
  • Page 282 Click to the right of "Workgroup/Domain". 3 Click Edit. 4 Select "Active Directory" and click Next. 5 Click Yes....
  • Page 2910 Enable "Access Restrictions". 11 Select the level of access for the user or group: : Read and write access...
  • Page 303 Click to the right of "Workgroup/Domain". 4 Click Edit. 5 Select "NT Domain", then click Next. Note: To use...
  • Page 3111 Enable "Access Restrictions". 12 Select the level of access for "Domain Users" or "Domain Groups" you added. : Read...
  • Page 324 Select "Workgroup" and click Next. 5 If a prompt appears, click Yes. 6 Enter a workgroup name. Select "Assign...
  • Page 3311 Enable "Access Restrictions". 12 Click on the External Users tab and select the level of access for each external...
  • Page 34: Chapter 4 Managing StorageChapter 4 Managing Storage RAID Arrays The default RAID mode is RAID 5. Notes: • If you change the RAID...
  • Page 35Working with RAID Arrays To change RAID settings, navigate to Drives - RAID in Advanced Settings. Using JBOD With JBOD,...
  • Page 363 Click the array to delete. If the "RAID Mode" is blank, the array is already in JBOD. Proceed to...
  • Page 37Changing from JBOD to RAID 1 Hard drives that aren't in a RAID array will have the status "Normal". You...
  • Page 38Adding a Drive to an Existing RAID Array You can add a drive to a RAID 1 or RAID 5...
  • Page 39RAID Scanning A RAID scan checks your RAID array for bad sectors and if it finds any it automatically repairs...
  • Page 40• Digital cameras • USB-connected UPSs • USB printers Buffalo external USB drives are recommended. These devices are not supported:...
  • Page 414 The "Confirm Operation" screen will open. Enter the confirmation number and click OK. 5 When the following message is...
  • Page 42Checking Drives A disk check tests the data on a drive in the LinkStation or connected via USB for integrity....
  • Page 432 Click Drives to format an internal drive or USB Drives to format an external drive. 3 Select the drive...
  • Page 44 LinkStation until the disk format is finished. Notes: • Do not turn off or disconnect power to the LinkStation...
  • Page 455 All data on the LinkStation will be permanently erased. Disk Quotas Disk quota will limit drive space for each...
  • Page 462 Click to the right of "Groups". 3 Select the group whose space will be limited. 4 Enable quotas, choose...
  • Page 47Rebuilding the RAID Array from a Computer Before turning off the LinkStation, determine which hard drive has failed. The failed...
  • Page 485 Install a new Buffalo OP-HD/LS series drive in the cartridge. 6 Replace the four screws. 7 Insert the new...
  • Page 49 the drive, change the RAID mode. For RAID 1, 5, 10 After 5 minutes, the power LED will light...
  • Page 503 Check the status of the drive that failed. Follow the instructions to shut down the LinkStation. 4 Squeeze the...
  • Page 5114 Click Yes. 15 Enter the confirmation number and tap OK. The array will begin to rebuild. 50
  • Page 52: Chapter 5 Remote AccessChapter 5 Remote Access WebAccess WebAccess is a program for accessing the files in the shared folder of your LinkStation...
  • Page 53 hyphens (-). The BuffaloNAS.com name is case-sensitive. 5 Click Apply. 6 Continue with the procedure at http://buffalonas.com/manual/setup/en/. Configuration from...
  • Page 54 • Choose a "BuffaloNAS.com name" and "BuffaloNAS.com key" for your WebAccess account. Names and keys may use 3 to...
  • Page 55 longer work properly. If this happens, disable and then re-enable WebAccess. Configuring from a Mobile Device Notes: • On...
  • Page 564 Enter a username and password. This will create a new user. Tap Next. 5 Enter the password from the...
  • Page 57 your router's settings. 6 Enter the BuffaloNAS.com name and tap Set. 56
  • Page 587 Tap Open WebAccess. 8 WebAccess will launch. 9 Tap OK if the following message is displayed. 10 Tap your...
  • Page 591 Tap the "SmartPhone Navigator" icon on your mobile device. 2 Tap Open Settings. 3 Tap WebAccess. 4 Select the...
  • Page 605 Click Edit. 6 Select read-only or read & write for the shared folder's attribute; under "LAN Protocol Support", check...
  • Page 61: Chapter 6 BackupChapter 6 Backup Back Up from the LinkStation You can back up LinkStation folders to: • A different folder on...
  • Page 622 Click to the right of "Backup". 3 Click List of LinkStations and TeraStations. 4 Click Add, enter the IP...
  • Page 63Configuring a Backup Job 1 In Advanced Settings, click Backup. 2 Click to the right of "Backup". 3 If you...
  • Page 64 Note: Up to 8 backup jobs can be configured. 6 Select backup settings such as date and time to...
  • Page 6511 Select the backup target and click OK. 12 Click OK. New backup jobs are now visible. 13 Click Close....
  • Page 6610 Click Edit. 11 Click Browse. 12 Select the shared folder that you set in the previous step, then click...
  • Page 6718 Click Choose Backup Disk. 19 Select the LinkStation, then click Use for Backup. 20 Enter a username and password...
  • Page 68Copying from a USB Device Use Direct Copy to copy from a USB device directly to the LinkStation. These devices...
  • Page 69Configuring Direct Copy from a Mobile Device 1 In Settings, tap USB Device. 2 Move the Direct Copy switch to...
  • Page 70 Notes: • While the function LED is flashing, hold the function button down for 3 seconds to cancel Direct...
  • Page 71: Chapter 7 MultimediaChapter 7 Multimedia DLNA DLNA is a set of guidelines for sharing digital media. The LinkStation includes a DLNA server...
  • Page 72 access restriction settings. Configuration from Advanced Settings 1 In Advanced Settings, click File Sharing. 2 Click to the right...
  • Page 73 access restriction settings. Configuration from a Mobile Device 1 In Settings, tap DLNA Server. 2 Enable the shared folder...
  • Page 741 In Advanced Settings, click Services. 2 Click to the right of "DLNA Server". 3 Click DLNA Client Access Permissions....
  • Page 75Disabling Playback from Specific Devices You may block specific DLNA devices from playing back media content. 1 In Advanced Settings,...
  • Page 765 Select the shared folder that you want to make available to iTunes, then click OK. 6 Click OK. 7...
  • Page 774 Go back to home and click BitTorrent to open the download manager. The default username is "admin" and the...
  • Page 78 password). 10 The download manager will open. Connecting a Printer You can connect a printer to the USB port...
  • Page 796 Double-click the icon of the connected printer (shared name is displayed). 7 Click OK. 8 Select your printer, then...
  • Page 806 Double-click your printer icon. 7 When "The server for the printer does not have the correct printer driver installed....
  • Page 814 Tap Apply, then OK. USB Device Server The USB device server lets you use USB devices connected to the...
  • Page 822 Select the USB device, then click the button to connect. 3 The selected USB device will install automatically. Refer...
  • Page 83: Chapter 8 Advanced FeaturesChapter 8 Advanced Features Email Notification Your LinkStation can send you email reports daily, or when settings are changed or...
  • Page 84 behavior will be corrected in a future firmware update. Sleep Mode To save energy, you can specify times to...
  • Page 85 Timer 2: Wednesday 10:00–20:00 Timer 3: Not used On days other than Wednesday, normal operation begins at 9:00 and...
  • Page 862 Enter or browse to the locations of the key and certificate, then click Import. UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) If...
  • Page 87 on the UPS and without the power supply restored, automatic shutdown is not performed, even after the specified time...
  • Page 88Online Update If a new firmware is available, a message is displayed when the LinkStation boots. You can update the...
  • Page 895 Click the Time tab. Enable NTP server and check "Use Local Date/Time" to use your computer's time settings for...
  • Page 90Jumbo Frames If your other network devices support it, you may be able to increase network performance with jumbo frames....
  • Page 91Changing the IP Address Normally, the LinkStation's IP address is set automatically from a DHCP server on your network. If...
  • Page 92: Chapter 9 UtilitiesChapter 9 Utilities NAS Navigator2 for Windows NAS Navigator2 is a utility program that makes it easy to display Settings,...
  • Page 93 Name Description Assigns the LinkStation's shared folder as a network Map Share* drive. Disconnect Share* Unmaps the network drive. Map...
  • Page 94 Exit Exits NAS Navigator2. The following tasks may be performed from the LinkStation's properties page. Name Description Configuration Click Settings...
  • Page 95 any other hard drive. Changing the IP Address 1 Double-click the icon to start NAS Navigator2. 2 Right-click on...
  • Page 96Click the icon in the Dock to start NAS Navigator2. Click your LinkStation's icon to open a share on the...
  • Page 971 Click the icon in the Dock to start NAS Navigator2. 2 Double-click the LinkStation icon or click the LinkStation...
  • Page 98initialize settings with the function button on the LinkStation. Local loopback address: 127.0.0.1, 255.255.255.0 Network address: 0.0.0.0, 255.255.255.0 Broadcast address:...
  • Page 99: Chapter 10 AppendixChapter 10 Appendix When the Power LED Blinks White The power LED will blink white during bootup or shutdown. Red...
  • Page 100Amber If there is a status message, the power LED will blink amber. The pattern of the blink gives the...
  • Page 101Amber (Not Blinking) When the power LED glows a steady amber, a new firmware version is available. Update the firmware...
  • Page 102 IEEE 802.3ab (1000BASE-T) Interface IEEE 802.3u (100BASE-TX) IEEE 802.3 (10BASE-T) 1000 Mbps Full duplex (auto-negotiation) Transfer Speed 100 Mbps...
  • Page 103: Chapter 11 Regulatory Compliance InformationChapter 11 Regulatory Compliance Information For Customers in the United States FCC Statement This equipment has been tested and found...
  • Page 104English Do not use USB cables that are 3 meters or longer to connect USB devices to this LinkStation series....
  • Page 105Yalnızca pakette bulunan kablo ve aksesuarları kullanın. Belgelerde özellikle belirtilmedikçe başka aksesuar ve kablolar kullanmayın. 104
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