Qnap First Time Installation

Initial Setup

How To: Setting up the QNAP TVS-463 NAS
Click the Next Step button when finished. Reset network configuration IP: RAID redundant array of independent disks , originally redundant array of inexpensive disks is a storage technology that combines multiple disk drive components into a logical unit. Never miss your favorite TV show again! However, a popup message will appear when running the Quick Install Wizard.

Firmware Update

You can access Turbo Station via this IP address. There are several troubleshooting methods. Please check your Finder and system firmware if they are the latest versions. If you did initialize and failed with Finder, please try initializing via webpage. Boot the system without HDD. If you still have problem with this issue, you may refer to our HDD compatibility list.

Once the Shortcut icons are created on the Desktop, the Internet Firewall settings can be re-enabled. However, a popup message will appear when running the Quick Install Wizard. Agree to the popup message to continue with the detection process.

If a reset Step 3 or reboot does not solve your problem, then please re-install the firmware again Step 4. Reset NAS by pressing the reset button for seconds on the back —This will clear the account and network settings back to DHCP and the admin user name and password is: Please contact your local reseller or our technical support for further assistance.

What happens if I press the reset button of NAS? When you press and hold the reset button for about 3 seconds on NAS, a beep sound will be heard. The following settings are reset to default: Disable Jumbo Frame d.

Is there a newer firmware available for the NAS Device? Do I need to install that? Check the QNAP download page. Please verify first which version you have and then compare the release date. I have installed and followed all the instructions, but I still cannot run the setup for the NAS Device. For the best result, make sure you wait until the NAS Device is fully booted. Please configure your PC to the same IP subnet, for example, When you press Reset on this page, all drive data, user accounts, network shares and system settings are cleared and restored to default.

Please make sure you have backed up all the important data and system settings before resetting the NAS. The following information is required to create a new user: The user name must not exceed 32 characters. It is case-insensitive and can contain double-byte characters, such as Chinese, Japanese, and Korean except: The password is case-sensitive and can be 16 characters long at maximum. It is recommended to use a password of at least 6 characters.

The server name can be 14 characters long at maximum, which can contain alphabets, numbers and hyphen -. The server does not accept names with space, period. Can I use Unicode character in password? No, for password, only English alphabets and numbers are supported. You can use Unicode characters for user name only.

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Scroll down to the Install Firmware section of the webpage you opened in Step 1. There will be two options for installing the firmware. These options are Cloud Installation or Local Installation. For this article, Cloud Installation was used. After clicking on Cloud Installation, the web page will change to show additional information. Scroll down and click on Start Cloud Installation.

A new webpage will load asking users to enter the Cloud Key to start the installation. Enter the Cloud Key or scan the QR code. On the TVS, it is on the top of the device.

If you typed in the Cloud Key, click the Enter button to start the installation. Next, a webpage for creating your myQNAPcloud account will load. If you already have a myQNAPcloud account, you can choose the option to login with it. If creating a myQNAPcloud account, fill out the required fields. Click the Next Step button when finished. After logging into your account or creating a new one if needed, users will need to register their NAS.

Enter a name for the NAS and then click the Register button. After registering, some additional windows will load for selecting some configuration options. The first window has users select the type of use. The options are Home Use or Business Use. Select the option needed. Click on the Start Smart Installation Guide button. On the next window, users will need to enter a name for the NAS and set up an account password for the administrator account. After entering the needed information, click Next.

In the next window, users will select the date and time. In addition to selecting the time zone, users have three options to select from.

In the next window, users will configure the network settings. Users can select to obtain an IP address automatically or they can manually configure the network settings. Select the appropriate option and enter the network settings if needed. Click on the Next button. On the Cross-platform File Transfer Service windows, users will be able to add support for Mac and Linux based systems as well as identify which of the applications will be using the added functionality. Select the options that will be used and click on Next.

Next, users will need to select the disk configuration.


Take out the disk tray from the QNAP NAS then fasten the disk with four screws matching the holes at the base of the disk tray. Insert the disk trays into the QNAP NAS. Note: All the drive data will be cleared upon hard drive initialization. QNAP designs and delivers high-quality network attached storage (NAS) and professional network video recorder (NVR) solutions to users from home, SOHO to . This is the first of a series for the QNAP TVS network attached storage (NAS) device. In this article we’ll cover the basic steps to set up the QNAP TVS for the first time. As always, if you have questions feel free to leave a comment at the end and we’ll get the answers for you one way or another!