Updating terastation firmware
(even though you have enough IT experience to know firmware updates are scary and dangerous things, that make sane persons shriek in terror and run out of the building and catch a plane from the nearest airport to ….Well anywhere the kit does not need a firmware upgrade…) But being an idiot (believe me I AM! You Click OK to start the update, and then you enter the code that is displayed, and off the 6 part process starts.Five minutes go by and you think OK this is taking a bit longer than I thought… ”) If you have turned it off, then at least do the points below first and then turn it back on Don’t bother closing the NAS Admin web page this won’t help when you log in …. So do these: In my case the PC was connected to my internet router, after doing items 1 and 2 above, the little cog was still turning on Step 2/6, I disconnected the CAT5 network lead from my router an plugged in to the same hub that the LS220D NAS unit was attached to – BINGO!ten minutes go by and you think well, this really should have progressed a bit… At twenty five minutes the panic really hits, still, we are not going to get too worried but we consider shutting down the NAS…At forty seven minutes visions of owning a data-free black “Brick” swim in your fevered nerve induced panic brain. The update process almost immediately progressed to Step 3/6 (to the sound of the Mormon Tabernacle choir singing “Hallelujah! The whole process then completed in a further 7 minutes.
I do not know, but think that the process was being blocked by the internal firewall of the internet router.
Or, settings can be restored from Settings with the Tera Station powered on.
Hi There, I need some assistance with upgrading my Tera Station here at work. I have couple of concerns and questions before I do my upgrade:1.
I would like to upgrade my terastation with 4 TB hard drive in each bay that will give us 32 TB space. However I understand that I would have to backup my files before upgrading my Tera Station.
Currently the partition we are using is RAID 10, and we would like to use this in future as well.