How-to Guide

Repel Unwelcome Guests with Access Guard with ThecusOS 7.0

When your NAS is connected to the Internet, it can be target to very high amount of attacks. Using a firewall is a good option but it can be expensive and hard to maintain. With Access Guard, you are able to decide which device can or cannot access your NAS by filtering its IP and/or MAC address, adding an extra layer of security to your Thecus NAS. Access Guard also proves itself useful on local networks, […]

Safeguard against virus attacks with McAfee and ThecusOS 7.0

04/25/2017 – VirusScan, otherwise known as McAfee Antivirus is the best safeguard measure to detect and prevent virus attacks. Home users often store private data such as family photos and personal documents on their NAS devices. To ensure your important data’s safety, VirusScan, uses the most up-to-date antivirus technology to eliminate possible threats. Plus, unlike other NAS providers where you need to pay an annual fee, Thecus provides the license free for all users. This […]

Secure and Easy Cloud Storage with Dropbox and ThecusOS 7.0

04/13/2017 – The Thecus® App Center in ThecusOS 7.0 provides an extensive selection of apps for home and business users to download and utilize. One of the most utilized amongst these is Dropbox. This app allows users to create a folder on their NAS that will automatically sync its contents with their Dropbox account. This article is a brief summary of how to step up and use Dropbox on a Thecus NAS, which runs on […]

Thecus® Wizard now available on all mobile devices

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Thecus® Technology Corp. today announced the availability of  Thecus Wizard™, a remote WiFi connection app compatible with all Linux based Thecus NAS that run on Thecus OS7.0.  By utilizing Thecus Wizard™, users can effortlessly set up their NAS. With this setup wizard, users can communicate with their NAS to set up private accounts, auto configure network settings, and build their RAID. Enjoy Easy NAS Setup in just 5 steps   Pick a new password for admin Give your […]

How to set up Port Trunking to accelerate your bandwidth with ThecusOS 7.0

What is Port Trunking? Port Trunking, also known as Link Aggregation, is used to combine multiple LAN interfaces into one switch to increase bandwidth without changing any hardware devices, thus reducing cost. Doing so will offer optimal resource utilization, maximize throughput, minimize response time, and avoid overload. Port Trunking also provides redundancy, fault tolerance or load balancing. It also provides failover capabilities to maintain network connectivity if a network port fails. When you don’t have […]

How Data Deduplication can maximize ROI

Maximum capacity efficiency Data deduplication, allows for data optimization by eliminating redundant data. Based on the type of data a business operates with, businesses can save from 25-80% of their storage space. This highly efficient process allows for a smaller storage solution to be purchased, a longer period until it reaches its full capacity, delivering a serious return on investment. How Data Deduplication works Data deduplication involves finding and removing duplication within data without compromising […]

How to use Plex to Create a Complete Media Center Solution with a Thecus® NAS by eTeknix, UK

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Long gone are the times where your NAS only served the single purpose of holding all your files in a centralized location. Today’s NAS are equipped with powerful processors that can do so much more than serve you your files and thanks to their built-in iGPU they are even able to deliver 4K content directly to your TV. Today I’ll show you how to set up an amazing home theater experience with just your Thecus […]

How do you set up rsync with Windows and your Thecus NAS?

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You finally have your Thecus NAS installed and ready at home. Your drives are installed, your firmware’s up-to-date, and your cat’s taken up residence in the now-empty box. So what’s next? How about populating your new toy advanced networking solution? When copying everything over to your Thecus NAS, you’ll have a number of options. While users will most often set up a network drive and copy files across (as you would usually do on a local drive), today’s post […]

How do you publish your NAS on the Internet?

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The first step to connecting to your NAS through the Internet is setting up a DDNS for your device. When users are setting up their NAS with the Intelligent NAS utility for the first time, they will be prompted to create their very own Thecus ID (or to log in with their ID if they already have one). But what exactly are the benefits of having a Thecus ID? One of the reasons to create a Thecus ID is […]