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QNAP TS-253A

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QNAP TS-253A

The Essential NAS for Growing Businesses:

  • Volume/LUN Snapshot capabilities
  • Encrypted performance up to 224 MB/s
  • Quad-core Intel® Celeron® N3150 CPU

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The TS-253A NAS server is designed to grow alongside with small and medium businesses, allowing its users to use the NAS as a storage device, but also a multitasking and multifunctional light-weight server. Not only is the TS-253A reliable, it is also packed with business-critical features such as LUN/ Volume Snapshot – allowing files/folders to revert to a previous state in case of any corruption, or file-loss. The TS-253A is powered by the latest Quad-core Intel® Celeron® N3150 CPU which allow users enjoy 4K (H.264) video playback and 1080P/4K video real-time transcoding right from the NAS to an HD/4K display.
Some useful specs/features include:

  • NAS and iSCSI-SAN unified storage solution for server virtualization
  • Supports VMware®, Citrix®, and Microsoft® Hyper-V and advanced virtualization features
  • AES-NI hardware-accelerated encryption for efficient cryptographic performance up to 224 MB/s
  • Supports hardware decoding and transcode 4K (H.264) videos on-the-fly or offline
  • Dual HDMI outputs for switching between mirroring and extended desktop options
  • Supports the Linux® OS with direct output via HDMI
  • Equipped with 24-bit digital to analog converter (DAC) for amplifier and clear audio

The beginning of a new era

Powered by the latest 14 nm Intel® Celeron® N3150 quad-core 1.6GHz processor, dual-channel 4/8GB DDR3L-1600 RAM (upgradable to 8GB), 2 Gigabit LAN ports and SATA 6Gb/s, the TS-253A can deliver up to 224 MB/s read speeds. The TS-253A can automatically increase the processor's clock rate from 1.6GHz to 2.08GHz when performing CPU-intensive tasks. The TS-253A features Intel® AES-NI hardware-accelerated encryption engine to drive transfer speeds of up to 224 MB/s with AES 256-bit encryption for both full NAS volume and shared folders, boosting system performance & security while ensuring the safety of sensitive business data stored in the TS-253A.

TS-253A performance

Tested in QNAP Labs. Figures may vary by environment.

Superior real-time and offline 4K video transcoding

Featuring advanced 8th-generation Intel® HD Graphics, the TS-253A supports 4K (H.264) hardware decoding and delivers superior real-time 4K (H.264) and 1080p video transcoding to convert videos to universal formats that can be smoothly played on PCs, mobile devices and Smart TVs. With offline transcoding, even when you can only connect using a low-speed Internet connection, you can still enjoy smooth video playback via File Station, Video Station, and the Qfile mobile app by selecting a pre-rendered lower resolution video. The TS-253A also allows you to set a dedicated folder for automatic video transcoding.Transcoding TS-253A usa

QTS 4.2 – Simple, convenient and efficient

Thanks to the intuitive user interface of QTS, your NAS experience is smarter, smoother and spectacular. Its modern flat design streamlines loading times, and the intelligent desktop allows you to find desired functions quickly, create desktop shortcuts or group shortcuts, monitor important system information on a real-time basis, and open multiple application windows to run multiple tasks concurrently, bringing greater working efficiency. QTS4.2

Disaster recovery solutions brings peace of mind

The TS-253A offers various data recovery options. RTRR (Real-Time Remote Replication) supports real time or scheduled data backup to a remote QNAP NAS or FTP server and synchronizes files to a remote folder from a local folder with better backup efficiency. The TS-253A also supports the rsync protocol to back up data to another remote server on a scheduled basis. Data can also be backed up to and restored from a range of cloud storage services, including Amazon® S3, Amazon® Glacier, Microsoft® Azure, ElephantDrive®, Dropbox®, Google Drive™, Google Cloud Storage™, and more.RTRR x53A USA

Restore files with Snapshot

QTS Storage Manager adds an easy-to-use web-based snapshot tool for you to easily restore data on the TS-253A back to any point of time in the case of loss important data. You can take snapshots for both volumes and LUN (up to 256 snapshots per volume or LUN and maximum 1024 snapshots per NAS ), efficiently replicate volume/LUN snapshots via Snapshot Replica to remote servers by copying only the changes made, and quickly clone a volume /LUN snapshot as a local volume without interrupting the current system operation. You can even set up the system to automatically take a snapshot of the volume before backup via RTRR/rsync, even when the file is opened.Snapshot

Qsirch – A smarter, faster way to search

Quickly and easily find documents, photos, videos, and music with Qsirch, QNAP’s new built-in NAS search application lets you find what you need by real-time, natural search. Simply type in as much as you know about what you are trying to find, including bits of the file name or even words/phrases in the document, and Qsirch will display a list of matches, complete with thumbnails, as you type. Qsirch even remembers your search history so you can quickly navigate to files you’ve previously searched for. Qsirch is a huge productivity boost – it greatly reduces the amount of time spent looking for files on the NAS so you can focus on other tasks.
Note: 2GB RAM (4GB or more RAM is recommended for optimum performance) and QTS 4.1 or newer firmware is required.Qsirch2.2


Install-on-demand apps to extend NAS functionality

The TVS-471 has a built-in App Center that provides over 100 install-on-demand apps developed by QNAP and third-party developers, including tools for backup/sync, business, content management, communications, download, entertainment, and much more. It is also a centralized location for managing & updating installed apps. In addition, QNAP’s development platform embraces the open-source spirit to enable developers to create their own apps, adding potentially limitless potential for the TVS-471.App Center

Datastore for virtualized environments

The TS-253A is also an iSCSI/ IP-SAN storage that supports VMware® and Citrix®, and is compatible with Microsoft® Hyper-V™ and Windows Server 2012, benefiting flexible deployment and management in any virtualization environments. The TS-253A supports VMware VAAI and Microsoft ODX to increase performance by offloading server loading for ESXi server and Hyper-V respectively, and supports QNAP vSphere Client plug-in and QNAP SMI-S provider with enhanced operational efficiency and management in virtualization applications.comprehensive virtualization applications


Intelligent Storage Manager

The QTS Storage Manager provides a secure and flexible way to manage volumes. This next-generation volume management offers powerful features such as storage pooling with multiple RAID group protection, thin provisioned volumes with Space Reclaim, block-level iSCSI LUN and online capacity expansion. The QTS Storage Manager neatly presents tools and options for managing system storage to simplify the process of NAS capacity expansion and QNAP storage expansion enclosure management.flexible volume

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Born for server virtualization

The TS-253A comes with the support of QNAP’s VM hypervisor - Virtualization Station which allows you to host virtual machines on your NAS, and access them via a web browser or VNC. Virtualization Station further uses SDN (Software-defined Networks) which allows the TS-253A and VMs to share the same LAN port. No longer constrained by physical network performance, high-speed Virtual Switches greatly increases data transfer between VMs as well as between VMs and NAS through the internal interface.
This NAS also features with the game-changing Container technology for server virtualization. QNAP’s Container Station exclusively integrates LXC and Docker® lightweight virtualization technologies, allowing you to operate multiple isolated Linux® systems on the TS-253A as well as download apps from the built-in Docker Hub Registry®. Container Station also supports the Online Document app, which allows you to directly view, edit and store files of various types anytime on your NAS, including Office documents, images and text files.virtualization Container TS-253A

Cross-platform file sharing, centralized data storage

The TS-253A supports SMB/CIFS, NFS, and AFP protocols for file sharing across Windows®, Mac®, Linux®/UNIX® networks. Data, logs and ISO images of CDs and DVDs can be centrally stored on the TS-253A and protected by an integrated antivirus solution. The Windows AD® and LDAP services enable system administrators to configure user permissions by using an existing Windows AD server, LDAP server or built-in LDAP service. The TS-253A supports SAMBA v4 and can act as a Windows domain controller to manage privilege settings.

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Well-rounded backup solutions to secure data

QNAP NetBak Replicator supports real-time and scheduled data backup on Windows including Outlook email archiving. Apple Time Machine® is also supported to provide Mac® OS X users with a solution to effortlessly back up data to the TS-253A. The front-panel USB 3.0 port of the TS-253A features a one-touch-copy function for you to instantly back up data from external drives to the TS-253A with just one click, or alternatively to back up data from the TS-253A to external drives. A wide range of third-party backup software such as Acronis® True Image and Symantec® Backup Exec are also supported.

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File synchronization across multiple devices and clouds

Qsync utility turns your TS-253A into a safe, large-capacity data center for file synchronization. Any file uploaded to the TS-253A will be made available for all linked devices, such as computers, laptops or mobile devices. Qsync is especially useful for frequent travelers to manage files and always have the most up-to-date files on different devices. Qsync now provides more new features— it allows you to synchronize shared folders and create group-shared folders exclusive for your project team; it provides centralized management configuration, helping saving IT administers’ time; it also supports centralized configuration and allows you to remotely erase the Qsync folder on a lost device to avoid data breaches, and even restore it after you have retrieved the device. You can also install the Cloud Drive Sync app from QTS App Center to easily sync files with Google Drive™ and Dropbox® cloud storage. Qsync for usa

Enjoy the best audiovisual experience on TV

QNAP’s HD Station integrates the powerful Kodi™ media player and various applications, such as Chrome browser, YouTube™, and Plex Home Theater. With HDMI connectivity, you can connect the TS-253A to a HDTV or an A/V receiver to enjoy your rich multimedia content and 4K H.264 videos with the best audiovisual experience. The splendid user interface of Kodi™, 7.1 channel audio passthrough*, and the TS-253A’s powerful real-time transcoding capability facilitate smooth and enhanced playback of 4K videos **. You can even watch YouTube™ videos, surf the web and manage the TS-253A using a web browser with multilingual keyboard input.
The TS-253A includes a QNAP remote control for you to conveniently control HD Station. You can also turn your mobile devices into remote controls by installing the Qremote app.TS-253A HD-Station for usa

Dual HDMI outputs - Switch between HD Station and Linux desktop

The TS-253A comes with dual HDMI outputs for using two monitors in either a “mirrored” or “extended” desktop configuration. While mirroring displays the same content on both displays, extended desktop mode allows users to display applications over two displays for improved multitasking convenience and productivity.
When displaying content using HDMI outputs, you can use the TS-253A as an amazing multimedia player by using HD Station to enjoy rich apps including Kodi™, HD Player, Plex Home Theater, YouTube™, Spotify®, JRiver, Google Chrome™, Mozilla Firefox®, and more. Alternatively, you can choose to output Linux operating system desktop to use the TS-253A as a PC.TS-253A HDMIx2

Enjoy your exclusive karaoke system with OceanKTV

QNAP OceanKTV is the first NAS-based karaoke application on the market allowing you to create a quality karaoke experience at home. The TS-253A offers high-capacity storage for accommodating up to thousands of 1080p karaoke songs. Simply attach your big-screen TV to the TS-253A via HDMI and start singing with OceanKTV. Four UI themes are provided to create the best atmosphere, and with the OceanKTV mobile app you can control the entire experience on your phone or tablet. More than a NAS, the TS-253A is a karaoke machine for singing entertainment. Enjoy alone or with your friends!OceanKTV

High-quality audio effect with dual microphones inputs and Line Out function

The TS-253A has two 6.3mm dynamic microphone jacks for connecting up to two dynamic microphones. Compared with the average reception quality of USB microphone, the TS-253A offers a clearer reception quality as it is equipped with a 20-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC). On top of that, the TS-253A has a 24-bit digital to analog converter (DAC) that can send audio signals via the Line Out jack to your amplifier and deliver clearer stereo sound. By offering excellent audio output/input functionalities together with various apps, the TS-253A brings you a fantastic audiovisual experience.Line-Out

Comprehensive surveillance solution providing 24/7 security

Surveillance Station is a professional network surveillance Video Management System (VMS) that offers a user-friendly management interface, over 3,000 compatible IP camera models, and expandable IP camera channel licenses. It supports real-time monitoring, video & audio recording and playback with a wide range of customizable settings. You can also install the Vmobile app on your iOS® or Android™ devices to manage monitored channels anytime and anywhere to safeguard your office environment, or install the Vcam mobile app to turn your device into a network camera to instantly record to your TS-253A. The TS-253A includes 4 free IP camera channels and you can expand up to 40 channels by purchasing additional licenses.

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Utilities

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Various handy utilities are available for you to work smartly with your Turbo NAS. These utilities help increase your productivity and make it absolutely easy with connecting the Turbo NAS, setting up the system, data backup and synchronization, downloading files, and so on. Visit the Download center, find your Turbo NAS model, and the list of available utilities are ready for you.
* Please note that QGenie only supports Qfinder (Windows) and Qsync (Windows).

Qfinder

Available : utility Windowsutility Macutility Linux

Connect and set up NAS easily

Qfinder is a utility, available for Windows, Mac, and Linux, to quickly find and access the Turbo NAS over the LAN. Install the Finder on your computer, open it, and double click your Turbo NAS name, and the login page is ready for you.

Qfinder 4.0.0

Easily access the NAS by Storage Plug & Connect

Windows version of Qfinder provides a convenient way to connect to the Turbo NAS and map a network drive or a virtual disk. By creating a shared folder on the Turbo NAS and mapping it as a network drive, you can use it as an additional drive and store files on it as it is a local drive of the computer.

Qfinder Storage Plug-N-Play

myQNAPcloud Connect

Available : utility Windows

NAS Connection by VPN

myQNAPcloud Connect helps you access the published services of the Turbo NAS quickly and securely on the Internet. myQNAPcloud Connect application is designed for Windows PC users. By installing the myQNAPcloud Connect, you will be able to connect to the Turbo NAS and easily manage files by drag-and-drop within the Windows Explorer.

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Qsync

Available : utility Windowsutility Mac

Synchronize files anytime, anywhere

Qsync is a useful tool to synchronize files in multiple computers. It creates a specific “Qsync folder” in your devices that you can simply drop files in, and synchronizes the files to all your devices linked to the Turbo NAS.

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Sync in multiple ways

Full Sync

Whenever you add, edit, delete or rename a file on one computer, the change applies to all others linked with the Turbo NAS, so you have exactly identical contents on all your devices.

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Smart Sync

It allows you to remove files on one computer without affecting the copies stored on others that are linked with the Turbo NAS. However, when someone updates the files you deleted from another computer, you can still retrieve them in the Qsync folder.

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Advanced Selective Sync

With both Full Sync or Smart Sync options, you can choose to only sync specific sub-folders within the Qsync folder, useful if your computers have limited storage.

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Share files and folders easily

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Quickly share files with download links

You can create download links to share files with people, even if they don’t have an account on the Turbo NAS. This greatly reduces the time in creating user account and password for users.

Share folders for collaboration

Your life is connected with different groups of people. You can create sub-folders within the Qsync folder, and share each with different groups of Turbo NAS users as a file exchange center. Everyone in the same sub-folder is always kept up-to-date with the latest version of the files.

QNAP NetBak Replicator

Available : utility Windows

Backup data on PC

The QNAP NetBak Replicator, provided with any Turbo NAS unit free of charge, helps you easily back up files from Windows PC - entire disk drives, documents, pictures, music, videos, fonts, emails, and more - to the Turbo NAS. The operation is very simple. You can do the backup task in just a few clicks using NetBak Replicator by the setting of real-time synchronization, scheduled backup and auto-backup from multiple PCs to the Turbo NAS.
NetBak Replicator also supports backing up to a remote server via FTP and WebDAV through the Internet. Imagine that you can backup new photos whenever on vacation. Even you are away from home, the convenient backup supports your memories.

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QGet

Available : utility Windowsutility Macutility Linux

Download Station monitor widget

QGet is a powerful utility for download management. The software is available for Windows and Mac computers, allowing the management of BT, HTTP, and FTP download tasks of Download Station on multiple Turbo NAS servers.
QGet enables you to add, remove, or watch your BT download jobs from LAN or WAN. You can manage your download tasks in school or at work. QGet supports intuitive drag and drop of torrent files, HTTP or FTP URL to the software interface for convenient adding of download tasks.

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vsphere Client plug-in

Available : utility Windows

Manage QNAP NAS within vSphere Client

The Turbo NAS supports vSphere Client Plug-in that allows managing VMware datastores on the Turbo NAS directly from the vSphere client console. In a large-scale server virtualization environment, management is centralized and straightforward. Administrators can easily control the status of the Turbo NAS and datastores and create additional datastores to multiple ESXi hosts in just a few clicks.
Note: The TS-x51 series doesn’t support vSphere Client plug-in.

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Qsnap

Available : utility Windows

Take screenshots, easy and fast

Qsnap is a handy utility assisting you to quickly capture screenshots on your PC, and easily edit, save, and share, enabling quick note-taking or productive communication in your work and life.

  • Hotkey capturing: Taking PC screenshots without complicated mouse operations.
  • Easy editing: Add emphasis or remove unnecessary elements with a range of editing tools.
  • Instant sharing: Simply drag and drop the screenshots to instant messengers and emails as attachments to share.
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Hardware Spec.

Ordering P/N TS-253A-4G | TS-253A-8G
CPU 14 nm Intel® Celeron® N3150 1.6GHz quad-core processor (burst up to 2.08GHz)
Floating Point Unit
Hardware Encryption
✔ (AES-NI)
GPU 8th generation Intel HD Graphics
System memory TS-253A-4G: 4GB (2 x 2GB)
TS-253A-8G: 8GB (2 x 4GB)
Memory Expandable Up To 8 GB
Total Memory Slots 2, SODIMM DDR3L-1600
(*For dual-DIMM configurations, you must use a pair of identical DDR3L modules.)
Flash Memory 512MB
Maximum Number of Hard Drive 2
Hard Disk Drive Hot-swappable 3.5" or 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s, SATA 3Gb/s hard drive or SSD
LAN Port 2 x Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet port
USB 4 x USB 3.0 port (Front:1, Rear:3)
Support USB printer, pen drive, and USB UPS etc.
Video Output 2 x HDMI, up to 4K 2160P Ultra HD support
Audio Input 2 x 6.3mm microphone jacks (dynamic microphones only)
Audio Output Line Out Jack (for amplifier or headphone amplifier)
LED Indicators Status, USB, HDD 1-2
Buttons System: Power button, USB one-touch-backup button, Reset button
IR Receiver ✔, Support QNAP RM-IR002, RM-IR003 and MCE-compatible Remote Control
Other Interface Kensington security slot, console port (system maintenance)
Alarm Buzzer System warning
Form Factor Tower
Dimensions 150(H) x 102(W) x 216(D) mm
5.91(H) x 4.02(W) x 8.5(D) inch
Weight Net: 1.74 kg (3.84 lbs)
Gross: 2.92 kg (6.44 lbs)
Power Consumption (W) System sleep mode: 1.18W
HDD standby: 8.38W
In operation: 14.43W
Sound Level* Sound pressure (LpAm) :18.3 dB(A)
Temperature 0-40˚C
Relative Humidity 5~95% RH non-condensing, wet bulb: 27˚C
Power Supply 65W AC adapter, 100-240V
Fan 7cm quiet cooling fan (12V DC)

Software Spec.

Operating System
QTS 4.2 (embedded Linux)
Power Management
  1. Wake on LAN
  2. Internal hard drive standby mode
  3. Scheduled power on/off
  4. Automatic power on after power recovery
  5. USB and network UPS support with SNMP management
  6. System sleep mode (S3)
Supported Client OS
  1. Windows 7 (32/64-bit), Windows 8 (32/64-bit), Windows Server 2003/2008 R2/2012/2012R2
  2. Apple Mac OS X
  3. Linux & UNIX
Access Right Management
  1. Batch users creation
  2. Import/Export users
  3. User quota management
  4. Local user access control for CIFS, AFP, FTP, and WebDAV
  5. Application access control for Photo Station, Music Station, Video Station, and File Station
  6. Subfolder permissions support for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, and File Station
Supported Browsers
  1. Microsoft Internet Explorer 10+
  2. Mozilla Firefox 8+
  3. Apple Safari 4+
  4. Google Chrome
Domain Authentication Integration
  1. Microsoft Active Directory (AD) & Domain Controller support
  2. LDAP server, LDAP client
  3. Domain users login via CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, and File Station
Multilingual Support
  1. Chinese (Traditional & Simplified), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish
myQNAPcloud Service
  1. Private cloud storage and sharing
  2. Free host name registration (DDNS)
  3. Optional myQNAPcloud SSL certificates (DDNS)
  4. Auto router configuration (via UPnP)
  5. Web-based file manager with HTTPS 2048-bit encryption
  6. CloudLink for remote access without any complicated router setup
  7. myQNAPcloud connect for easy VPN connection (Windows VPN utility)
File System
  1. Internal Hard Drive: EXT4
  2. External Hard Drive: EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, FAT32, HFS+
Qsync
  1. Sync files across multiple devices with SSL secure connection
  2. Selective synchronization for only syncing specific folders
  3. Use team folders as a file center for greater team collaboration (maximum sync tasks: 32)
  4. Shares files by links via e-mail
  5. Policy settings for conflicting files and file type filter support
  6. Version control: up to 64 versions.
  7. Unified privilege management
  8. Unified configuration management
  9. Supports central configuration mode
  10. Supports remote erase/restore
  11. Supports shared folders sync
  12. Supports Windows & Mac OS
Networking
  1. TCP/IP (IPv4 & IPv6: Dual Stack)1
  2. Gigabit NICs with jumbo frame (failover, multi-IP settings, port trunking/NIC teaming)
  3. Service binding based on network interfaces
  4. Squid Proxy server
  5. Proxy client
  6. DHCP client, DHCP server
  7. Protocols: CIFS/SMB, AFP (v3.3), NFS(v3), FTP, FTPS, SFTP, TFTP, HTTP(S), Telnet, SSH, iSCSI, SNMP, SMTP, and SMSC
  8. UPnP & Bonjour Discovery
  9. USB Wi-Fi Adapter Support
Web Administration
  1. Multi-window, multi-tasking based system management
  2. Smart toolbar and dashboard for neat system status display
  3. Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
  4. SNMP (v2 & v3)
  5. Resource monitor
  6. Network recycle bin for file deletion via CIFS/SMB, AFP, and File Station
    - Automatic Cleanup
    - File Type Filter
  7. Comprehensive logs (events & connection)
  8. Syslog client/server
  9. System settings backup and restore
  10. Mobile app: Qmanager for remote system monitoring & management
Security
  1. Network access protection with auto-blocking: SSH, Telnet, HTTP(S), FTP, CIFS/SMB, AFP
  2. CIFS host access control for shared folders
  3. FIPS 140-2 validated AES 256-bit volume-based and shared folder data encryption2
  4. AES 256-bit external drive encryption2
  5. Importable SSL certificates
  6. Instant alerts via email, SMS, beep, push service, and LCD panel3
  7. 2-step verification
File Server
  1. File sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX
  2. Windows ACL
  3. Advanced folder permissions for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP
  4. Shared folder aggregation (CIFS/SMB)
Storage Management
  1. Storage Space Utilization monitoring
  2. QNAP flexible Volume/LUN with thin provisioning and space reclaim3
  3. Disk volume types
    • RAID 0,1, JBOD, single
  4. Supports storage pools
  5. Supports volume/LUN snapshots
    • Snapshot clone
    • Snapshot vault
    • Snapshot replica
    • Snapshot agent for Microsoft Windows and VMware vSphere
  6. Online volume expansion
  7. Online storage pool expansion
  8. Online RAID capacity expansion and online RAID level migration
  9. SMART data migration
  10. Storage expansion via a QNAP UX-500P/UX-800P expansion unit
  11. JBOD enclosure roaming
  12. SSD read-only/read-write cache
  13. Bad block scan and hard drive S.M.A.R.T.
  14. Bad block recovery & RAID recovery
  15. Bitmap support

(1). Not all services are supported.
*The data encryption functions may not available in accordance to the legislative restrictions of some countries. Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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Powerful All-in-one server

FTP Server
  1. FTP over SSL/TLS (Explicit)
  2. FXP support
Storage Plug & Connect
  1. Creating and mapping shared folders by QNAP Windows Qfinder Pro
  2. Creation of and connection to iSCSI target/LUN
File Station
  1. Supports mounting cloud drives (such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, Amazon Drive, Yandex Disk and Box).
  2. Supports mounting remote shared folders through FTP, WebDAV or Microsoft networking (SMB/CIFS)
  3. Supports opening documents via Office Online, Google Docs or Chrome Extension (Edit Office files in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides)
  4. Supports ISO Mounting (Up to 256 ISO Files)
  5. Supports sharing download links and upload links
  6. Drag-n-drop Files via Chrome and Firefox Browsers
  7. Photo, music, and video preview and playback with hardware-accelerated transcoding
  8. File Compression (ZIP or 7z)
  9. Creation of and sending download links for sharing public files with expiration date and password protection
  10. Supports displaying subtitles (*.SRT, UTF-8 format)
    - Supports slideshow playback in media viewer
  11. Mobile App: Qfile for file browsing and management
iSCSI (IP SAN)
  1. iSCSI target with multi-LUNs per target (Up to 256 targets/LUNs combined)
  2. Supports LUN mapping & masking
  3. Online LUN capacity expansion
  4. Support for SPC-3 persistent reservation
  5. Supports MPIO & MC/S
  6. iSCSI LUN backup, one-time snapshot, and restoration
  7. iSCSI connection and management by QNAP Windows Qfinder Pro
  8. Virtual disk drive (via iSCSI initiator)
  9. Stack chaining master
  10. Max No. of virtual disk drives: 8
Transcode Management
  1. Transcode video files to 240p, 360p, 480p, 720p and 1080p resolution
  2. Automatic video transcoding for watched folders
  3. Hardware accelerated transcoding support
  4. Embed subtitles into videos for background transcoding
Surveillance Station
  1. Supports over 3,000 IP cameras
  2. Includes 4 free camera licenses, up to 40 camera channels by purchasing additional licenses3
  3. Instant playback to check recent events
  4. Visual aid by e-map
  5. Playback and speed control using the shuttle bar
  6. Video preview on playback timeline
  7. Intelligent video analytics (IVA) for advanced video searching
  8. Surveillance client for Mac
  9. Mobile surveillance app: Vmobile (iOS and Android)
  10. Mobile recording app: Vcam (iOS and Android)
Backup Station
  1. Remote replication server (over rsync)
  2. Real-time remote replication (RTRR) to another QNAP NAS or FTP server
  3. Works as both RTRR server & client with bandwidth control
  4. Real-time & scheduled backup
  5. Backup versioning for RTRR
  6. Snapshot support for RTRR/Rsync
  7. Encryption, compression, file filter, and transfer rate limitation
  8. Desktop backup with QNAP NetBak Replicator for WindowsⓇ
  9. Apple Time Machine backup support
  10. Data backup to multiple external storage devices
  11. Synchronizes with cloud storage: Amazon S3, ElephantDrive, Dropbox, and Google Drive
  12. Third party backup software support: Veeam backup & replication, Acronis True Image, Arcserve backup, emc retrospect, Symantec Backup Exec, etc.
VPN Server
  1. Secure remote access: PPTP、L2TP/IPsec & OpenVPN VPN services
  2. Max number of clients: 30
Print Server
  1. Max number of printers: 3
  2. Supports Internet Printing Protocol
  3. Print job display and management
  4. IP-based and domain name-based privilege control
VPN Client
  1. Supported VPN protocols: PPTP & OpenVPN services
  2. PPTP Authentication: PAP, CHAP, MS-CHAP, MS-CHAPv2
  3. PPTP Encryption: None, AES 40/128 bit, AES 256 bit
  4. OpenVPN Encryption: None, AES 40/128 bit, AES 256 bit
  5. Transmission package monitor
  6. OpenVPN port control
  7. OpenVPN link compression
Cloud Backup Station
  1. Amazon S3
  2. Amazon Glacier
  3. WebDAV-based cloud storage
  4. Microsoft Azure
  5. OpenStack
DLNA Server
  1. Supports DLNA/UPnP TVs and players such as PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
  2. Supported audio formats4: AIFF, APE, DSD (DSF, DFF), FLAC, M4A, M4A Apple Lossless (ALAC), MP3, Ogg Vorbis, WAV (PCM, LPCM), WMA, WMA PRO, WMA VBR*
  3. Support CUE indexing file for APE, FLAC audio format.
  4. Video and Audio On-the-fly Transcoding3
AirPlay & Chromecast
  1. Streams videos, photos and music from NAS to Apple TV or Chromecast via File Station, Music Station, Photo Station, Video Station or mobile app (Qfile, Qmusic, Qphoto or Qvideo).

Note: The Media Streaming add-on app must be installed from the QTS App Center.

Q’center (NAS CMS)
  1. Multiple NAS monitoring
  2. Utilization history reports
  3. Unified configuration management
  4. Visual display reports
  5. Monitor NAS behind NAT routers with Q’center Assistant
  6. Virtual appliances supported byMicrosoft Hyper-V and VMware ESXi
HD (HybridDesk) Station 3.0
  1. Playback videos, music, photos on TV with Kodi via HDMI
  2. Watch various online content such as YouTube, Flickr, Picasa, Shoutcast, etc.
  3. Web browsers (Chrome, Firefox)
  4. Supports international keyboards, input and mouse
  5. Supports QNAP Qremote app and the official Kodi remote app
  6. Supports user login permissions
  7. A variety of applications are available including Skype, Plex Home Theater, and more
  8. Up to 7.1 channel audio passthrough is supported
Note:
- The playback and quality of some video files may be affected by the system’s CPU and GPU decoding abilities.
OceanKTV
  1. Use the NAS as a karaoke machine.
  2. Display songs by artists, languages, and favorites.
  3. Enhance the experience with effects such as tuning echo, key, or applause
  4. Control the playlist with a mobile app.
  5. Supports keyboard, mouse and remote control (RM-RF001/ RM-IR002).
Note: Microphone not included.
Virtualization Station
  1. Supports Virtual Machine (VM) creation to run operating systems such as Windows, Linux, Unix and Android
  2. Supports VM import and export
  3. Supports VM cloning & snapshots
  4. Supports VM backup and restore
  5. VM console can be displayed via HDMI output - QVM
  6. HTML5-based shared remote console
  7. Supports three different networking modes: Isolated, External-only and Bridged
iTunes Server
  1. Audio and video sharing for Windows® & Mac iTunes
Container Station
  1. Supports LXC and Docker
  2. Download applications from the built-in Docker Hub Registry
  3. Supports one-click installation, container export/import & console mode
  4. Supports auto port forwarding
  5. Supports auto-start containers
  6. Supports downloading Docker certificates
App Center
  1. Over 100 official and community software add-ons such as Photo Station, Music Station, Video Station, Download Station, Notes Station, Signage Station
Qsirch
  1. Supports full-text search
  2. Supports Near Real-time Search
  3. Bar chart to show data distribution
  4. Supports previews for photos, music, videos, Gmail, PDF .etc
  5. Show search results using thumbnails or a list
  6. Supports search Chrome extension

1 Not all IPv6 services are supported.
2 Data encryption functions may be unavailable in accordance with the legislative restrictions of some countries.
3 This feature may vary by model.
4 DRM-protected content is not supported.

Designs and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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QNAP TS-253A Datasheet (7,63 MB)






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Last Updated: Monday, 30 March 2020 05:12

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