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TerraMaster F4-NAS Home NAS Device, 4x 3.5" SATA Bays, RAID 0/1, BIG, Gigabit, USB 2.0, BT, Max 12TB

SKU: TM-F4-NAS

TerraMaster F4-NAS Home NAS Device, 4x 3.5" SATA Bays, RAID 0/1, BIG, Gigabit, USB 2.0, BT, Max 12TB

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TerraMaster F4-NAS Home NAS Device, 4x 3.5" SATA Bays, RAID 0/1, BIG, Gigabit, USB 2.0, BT, Max 12TB
Details

The TerraMaster F4-NAS is a 4-bay network attached storage (NAS) device, professionally designed for use in a SOHO environment.  With excellent system performance and low power consumption, the F4-NAS provides high reliability and stability for high volume data transmission. Cross-platform data sharing and comprehensive business application services included also ensures efficient operation and data security.

Please note for best performance and maximum compatibility, it is recommended that enterprise-level “red” hard drives, rather than “green” energy-saving hard drives are to be used with the this storage unit.

*Hard disks not included

For a list of hard drives that have been tested with the the TerraMaster NAS or DAS units, please click for TerraMaster Compatible Hard Drives list.pdf

Features

The TerraMaster F4-NAS provides a complete and economical network storage solution, it allows small and medium size businesses to share and store data cost effectively. The F4-NAS is a multi-functional storage server that also supports iSCSI.

  • High capacity storage and efficient file sharing
  • Backup center for business documents
  • NAS, iSCSI storage - a virtual server solution
  • iSCSI solution for server virtualization
  • Multi-functional business application service
  • Simple set up of personal/private cloud storage space
  • Abundant business features
  • Low power consumption, 29.7w under operation.

The F4-NAS features a Marvell 1.6 GHz CPU, 512MB DDRII, and can accommodate up to 4 3.5" SATA hard disks. It supports RAID levels of 0, 1, 5 and 6. The F4-NAS comes with a Gigabit network port, as well as an USB port (supports USB device sharing) and an eSATA port.

Rich server functions
F4-NAS supports cross-platform service for Windows, Mac, Linux and UNIX; it supports file systems of EXT3/EXT4. The F4-NAS includes a built-in iSCSI device application, iSCSI initiator and virtual disk drive to expand its NAS capacity.

Multimedia storage centre
The F4-NAS is a very capable multimeda storage centre. The UPNP media server can support a series of media players and consoles, such as Sony PS3, Microsoft Xbox 360, etc; it is also compatible with most HD A/V media players, allowing the output of A/V files to TV in high definition. Users can manage downloads of BT/FTP/HTTP with the F4-NAS remotely, making use of the unit's WEBDAV compatibility. (Downloading from Apple store and Google Play will be needed.)

Advanced RAID management with hot-swappable design
The F4-NAS supports RAID 0/1/5/6/10, Single and JBOD, RAID recovery, hard disk and power management status reporting, it also supports hot swapping of hard disks, allowing storage flexibility.

Expand NAS with "virtualized hard disk"
Administrators can easily expand the F4-NAS's NAS via the unique “External Virtual Hard Disk”. F4-NAS can connect to other iSCSI targets through its built-in iSCSI initiator. It can also work as the stack master and connects up to 8 stack targets. The F4-NAS allows users to utilise the space in other network devices

Low cost iSCSI solution
Both NAS and iSCSI functions are supported by the F4-NAS, representing an IP-SAN solution with high efficiency and cost effectiveness. The iSCSI device supports up to 256 groups, can be used as an expansion for PC or server, or as a server for databases, emails, etc. The F4-NAS supports the function of “Thin Provision” for iSCSI device setting, you can preset virtual space without actually using up physical storage space.

S.M.A.R.T. & advanced Hard Drive Health Scan (HHS)
The F4-NAS supports Hard Drive Health Scan (HHS) for disk checking and bad blocks scanning by S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology). It can deliver warning message by email, informing users to back up their data.

Compatible with third party backup software 
F4-NAS works with most backup software, such as Acronis True Image, CA BrightStor ARCserve Backup, EMC Retrospect, Symantec Backup Executive, etc. It allows users to back up data from a PC to the F4 NAS, easily. The software supports real-time and scheduled data back up.

Rsync remote backup
The data in F4-NAS can be backed up to another F4-NAS device, or backup to another server that supports Rsync.

Apple Time Machine backup management
The Mac user can back up data in Time Machine to the F4-NAS via network, eliminating the needs for use of the comparatively limited storage on a Macbook.

Data backup via USB with high speed 
The F4-NAS features high speed USB ports for backing up to external hard drives. EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, and HFS+ file systems are supported to ensure compatibility with Windows, Mac® OS X, and Linux operating systems. Users can do real-time or scheduled backups, or synchronously back up data from NAS to external devices.

Cross-platform Sharing and data storage center

Windows Active Directory (AD) Service
The Windows AD service enables the system administrator to retrieve user accounts from Windows AD servers to the F4-NAS, reducing time and effort needed for account setup. Users can use the same login names and passwords to access the F4-NAS. In addition, F4-NAS supports multiple accounts and groups establishment.

Web File Manager interface
You can manage the files in server through internet explorer as F4-NAS provides a web file manager interface. With the functions of smart file retrieve, quantity upload/download/unzip, encrypted transmission and access rights settings, the users can share and store data safely.

ISO File Archiving and Sharing
F4-NAS supports the mounting of ISO images of CD and DVD discs for data archiving, storage, and sharing. This feature saves space from needing to store the physical discs, reducing the risk of data loss caused by prolonged use of the discs, and greatly enhances the access speed.

Multimedia Center

Cross-platform File Sharing among Windows, Mac, Linux and Unix
F4-NAS supports cross-platform operations, providing different utilities for users to share file data from different environments.

Folder management
Administrator can set to display or hide sharing folders to protect data.

Power Management

Wake on LAN
This option helps administrator to power on the F4-NAS remotely by Wake on LAN. The function helps to save power consumption and enhance safety.

Hard disk standby setting
Users can set the hark disk in standby mode if there is no data storage after a particular period of time has passed.

Scheduled Power on/off
Create schedules to automatically turn on, turn off, or restart the F4-NAS.

Security Measures for Data Storage and Share

  • IP Address filtering management: The administrator can allow or deny specified IP address that attempt to connect to the F4-NAS.
  • SSL Security (HTTPS): the administrator can store and manage data through web page safely.
  • Remote access F4-NAS via SSH (Secure Shell)
  • F4-NAS offers secured data transfer with SSL/TLS (explicit) encryption. Passive FTP mode and band width management are also supported
  • Smart FTP management: administrator can set the upper limit of FTP that gets online and accounts.
  • Encrypted remote backup: The data on F4-NAS can be backed up to or from other F4-NAS or Rsync server over the network securely
  • FTP write-only permission setting: administrator can define the authority to edit or download data, and to upload files via FTP.

Automatic IP filtering
The administrator can allow, deny or auto block specified IP address which attempt to connect to F4-NAS via SSH, Telnet, HTTP(S), FTP, Samba, or AFP.

Multi-functional network disk unit

  • File server
    File Server is for user to store and share files. What the users care most is whether the private data or secret files are accessed by others. F4-NAS allows administrator to create user ID and password, and define the authority and quota for each user, to protect data safety in the server.
  • FTP Server
    As there is capacity limitation for email transmission, you can establish an FTP server withF4-NAS and share files conveniently to your colleagues or customers with just several steps in setting.
  • Backup server
    It takes much time and efforts for data backup, so F4-NAS provides enterprise-level technology and makes the backup more convenient and efficient. As there are some smart automatic backup software, it’s available to realize synchronous file backup mode, or backup data from multiple PC to Terra Master NAS.
  • encrypted remote replication
    You can replicate files from F4-NAS to other Terra Master NAS devices with encryption or not.
  • Web server & virtual host feature
    With the functions of Web server and virtual host, you can set up several websites under PHP and My SQL. F4-NAS supports HTTPS connection and SSL certificate, and it’s compatible with multiple applications, such as E-shop, personal Blog, CMS and Wiki software.
  • My SQL server
    F4-NAS can works as a remote webpage server, or as another backup data-base.
  • Print Server
    You can connect printer with F4-NAS via USB, to share the function of printer via network.
  • Built-in TwonkyMedia UPNP media server
    F4-NAS can be served as multimedia storage center, it’s compatible with media player with UPNP function. You can play the photos and videos on TV without PC connection; you can listen to your favorite music or online radio with the same methods.
  • Photo Share
    You can share your photos with your family members and friends around the world via F4-NAS. You can access and share the digital photos with the easy method.
  • Download Center
    F4-NAS is a good download helper without PC. F4-NAS supports BT/PT download, and FTP/HTTP download. As for BT/TP download, our software has built-in DHT mode, also improving the protocol communication effect between TCP and UDP, which improves BT download speed. You can feel as you are downloading via P2P at PC. The users can download through IE and manage the task.
  • iTunes server
    Music fans and Apple product users are attractive by the function of music sharing. You can store the mp3 music to F4-NAS or play on MAC or Windows PC. The users can listen to the music stored in F4-NAS via the link only if opening iTunes software.

Smart fan
The rotation speed of the fan is adjusted to the current system temperature. Administrator can define the rotation speed.

Real-time SMS/Email warning
Configure the SMTP server, SMSC server settings on F4-NAS in order to receive instant system warning or error messages by email, SMS

Support SSL safety certificate
The administrator can upload a secure certificate and RSA private key in X.509PEM format issued by a trusted provider to allow access F4-NAS by secure SSL login.

Syslog Server
All events and online records can be stored to Syslog server with the setting.

Network Recycle Bin
The files in NAS folder cancelled will be transferred to particular resource recycle folder. So you can restore files cancelled incaution.

Comprehensive Event Management System
Detailed logs of file-level access to F4-NAS via Samba, iSCSI, FTP, AFP, HTTP, HTTPS, Telnet, and SSH, and networking services accessed by online users can all be recorded.

Full System information
The server administrator can get full information of the system via administrator utility page, such as: CPU unilization ratio, internal storage and useful space, sending/receiving and error packet, system power on, CPU temperature, system temperature, hard disk temperature.

Specifications

Hardware Configuration

CPU Marvell 6282 1.6GHz
Memory 512MB DDRIII RAM
Flash 16MB
Hard Disk Support 4 x 3.5" SATA II Hard Disk
Hard Disk Capacity 12TB (4X 3TB HDD) (Capacity is decided by different RAID modes)
Internet Interface 1 x Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet port
LED Indicator Power On, LAN, eSATA, HDD 1, HDD 2, HDD 3, HDD 4
USB Interface

1 x USB 2.0 Interface
Support USB Printer, USB-Disk, USB hub ,USB mobile hard disk

eSATA Interface 1 x eSATA Interface
Button Power On/Off,Reset
System Fan 1 ultra quiet cooling fan(9 cm, 12V DC)
Alarm Buzzer for system warning
Form Factor Tower
Product Dimension 173(H) x 129(W) x 220(D) mm
Product Weight Net Weight: 3 Kg
Gross Weight: 4.6 Kg
Product Consumption(W) Sleep Mode: 13W
Full Operation Mode: 31W
(with 4 1TB hard disk installed )
Working Temperature 0~40°C/ 32~104°F
Relative Humidity 0~95% R.H.
Power Consumption External Power Supply,102W, Input: 100-240V;Output: 12V/8.5A;

Application

FTP Server Bandwidth Control, Passive FTP port range control
Mail Server suport mail server communication protocal : POP3, SMTP, IMAP
Web Server Support virtual server (Max: 30)
PHP/MySQL
HTTP
Third Party application support
DLNA/UPnP
Multimedia Server
PS3/Xbox 360 support
Audio format support:AAC, FLAC, M4A, MP3, Ogg Vorbis, PCM, WAV, WMA, WMA VBR, WMA PRO, WMA
Video format support:3GP, 3G2, ASF, AVI, DAT, DivX, DVR-MS, ISO, M2T, M2TS, M4V, MKV, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, MTS, MOV, QT, SWF, TP, TRP, TS, VOB, WMV, XviD, RMVB
Image format support:BMP, JPG (jpe, jpeg), GIF, ICO, PNG, PSD, TIF (tiff), UFO
Download Service Support download modes: BT/PT/HTTP/FTP
BT/PT port range control
BT/ PT bandwidth control
iTunes Server Audio format support : MP3, M4A, M4P, WAV, AIF, The music in WAV and AIF format can be streamed, but the metadata (ex: title, album) may not be indexed on the iTunes
Video format support : M4V, MOV, MP4
Playlist format support : M3U, WPL
Print Server Print quantity support: 1
Print type support:LPR, CIFS, AppleTalk, AirPrint, Multi-functional printer (MAC only support PostScript USB print under MAC mode)

General Specification

Network Protocol CIFS /AFP /NFS /FTP /WebDAV /iSCSI /Telnet /SSH /SNMP
File System EXT4
EXT3( only for external hard disk)
FAT(only for external hard disk)
NTFS(only for external hard disk)
Storage Space Management Max No. of storage space:128
Max Capacity of storage space:108TB
Max No. of iSCSI Target: 10
Max No. of iSCSI LUN: 10
RAID mode support: Single hard disk, JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10
File Sharing Max No. of user account: 4096
Max No. of group: 512
Max No. of file sharing: 512
Max No. of connection
Windows ADS data storage via Samba/AFP/FTP/File Station
Backup Solution network storage
local backup
PC backup
File synchronous sharing:2
Max No. of backup task:4
Time Machine backup (Mac)
Data Safety FTP with SSL/TLS (Explicit)
Policy-based Automatic IP Blocking
Firewall
encripted rsync network backup
HTTPS safety access support
Management Firmware update/administrator group/user quota/resource monitoring/
change HTTP/HTTPS ports
Email warning/ SMS/Timer switch
DDNS support/ PPPoE
Hard Disk Management hard disk sleep
S.M.A.R.T.
hard disk restore
Client port type support Windows
Mac
Ubuntu
IE Support Chrome8
Firefox
Internet Explorer : 7, 8, 9
Safari (MAC) : 4, 5
Mobile Device Support iPhone OS 2.2.1
Android OS 1.5
Windows Mobile (IE Mobile, Opera 9.0)
Symbian OS 9.1, S60 3rd Edition
Language Support Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Danish,  Norwegian, Swedish, Dutch, Czech, Polish, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Turkish, Hungarian