Buffalo Technology LinkStation LSV40TL User Manual
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Contents

 

Chapter 1

 

Setup........................................................................................

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LinkNavigator Setup (LS-VL,LS-XHL,LS-CHL)..........................................

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LinkNavigator Setup (LS-WVL,LS-WXL).....................................................

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LinkNavigator Setup (LS-WSXL)....................................................................

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Diagrams and Layout (LS-VL,LS-XHL,LS-CHL)........................................

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Diagrams and Layout (LS-WVL,LS-WXL)....................................................

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Diagrams and Layout (LS-WSXL)...................................................................

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Chapter 2

 

Using your LinkStation...........................................................

17

Opening the Shared Folder............................................................................

17

Opening the shared folder from another PC............................................

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Adding another LinkStations.........................................................................

19

Power Modes.......................................................................................................

20

Web Admin interface........................................................................................

21

Adding shared folders......................................................................................

24

Access Restrictions......................................................................................................

26

Disk Quotas....................................................................................................................

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FTP Server......................................................................................................................

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Direct Copy....................................................................................................................

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Users/Groups.......................................................................................................

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Adding Users.................................................................................................................

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Adding Groups.............................................................................................................

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Admin Password..........................................................................................................

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Network.................................................................................................................

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Jumbo Frame................................................................................................................

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Web server.....................................................................................................................

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MySQL server................................................................................................................

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System-Settings..................................................................................................

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Name, Date and Time.................................................................................................

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System-Storage...................................................................................................

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Check Disk......................................................................................................................

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Format a Drive..............................................................................................................

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Adding Storage............................................................................................................

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Remove Disk..................................................................................................................

64

System Backup....................................................................................................

65

Time Machine...............................................................................................................

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System-Backup.............................................................................................................

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RAID Arrays...........................................................................................................

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RAID Scanning.....................................................................................................

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System - Maintenance......................................................................................

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E-mailNotification......................................................................................................

85

System Power Management..........................................................................

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UPS Settings..................................................................................................................

87

Sleep Timer....................................................................................................................

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Restoring Factory Defaults.......................................................................................

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Format the LinkStation..............................................................................................

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Extensions.............................................................................................................

93

WebAccess.....................................................................................................................

93

Print Server....................................................................................................................

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BitTorrent Client...........................................................................................................

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Media Server.................................................................................................................

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Using iTunes with the Media Server.....................................................................

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Chapter 3

 

NAS Navigator2.......................................................................

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Chapter 4

 

Web Admin interface..............................................................

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Home......................................................................................................................

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Shared Folders.....................................................................................................

119

Users/Groups.......................................................................................................

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Network.................................................................................................................

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System....................................................................................................................

132

Extensions.............................................................................................................

146

Appendix.................................................................................

151

Specifications.......................................................................................................

151

Default Settings..................................................................................................

152

Mapping Additional Shares............................................................................

153

Windows.........................................................................................................................

153

Mac OS X.........................................................................................................................

154

Software.................................................................................................................

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Info folder..............................................................................................................

158

Status LED (LS-VL,LS-XHL,LS-CHL)..............................................................

159

Status LED (LS-WVL,LS-WXL).........................................................................

162

Status LED (LS-WSXL)........................................................................................

166

Compliance Information..................................................................................

169

Troubleshooting.................................................................................................

170

Data Backup.........................................................................................................

172

GPL Information..................................................................................................

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Chapter 1

Setup

LinkNavigator Setup (LS-VL,LS-XHL,LS-CHL)

1 Connect the LinkStation with an Ethernet cable and the included AC adapter. Plug the power cord into a surge protector or power outlet. Connect the Ethernet cable to a router, hub, or switch on your network. The Ethernet cable will “click” and lock in place when inserted properly.

LinkStation

Network (Router or Hub)

2 Move the Power Mode Switch on the back of the LinkStation to the ON position.

Note: Do not set the Power Mode Switch to AUTO at this time. After the initial installation is complete, then the Auto Power Mode may be used.

3 Wait until the power LED stops blinking and glows a steady blue.

Power LED

4 Insert the Utility CD in your computer’s CD drive. LinkNavigator will launch. Click [Begin Installation]. The wizard will guide you through installation.

If LinkNavigator does not launch automatically, open the Utility CD and double-click[LSNavi.exe].

This example shows a LS-VLLinkStation. Your screen may be slightly different.

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Notes: If you are using Windows 7 or Vista, the autoplay screen may appear. Click [Run LSNavi. exe].

If “Do you want to allow the following program to make changes to this computer?” is displayed in Windows 7, please click [Yes].

If “A program needs your permission to continue” is displayed in Windows Vista, please click [Continue].

For OS X, double-clickon the LinkNavigator icon in the utility CD.

If you have problems installing, temporarily disable your anti-virussoftware and software firewall. After setup is complete,re-enablethe software.

If your computer does not have a CD drive, you may download the LinkNavigator software from www.buffalotech.com.

Click [Finish] or [Complete]. NAS Navigator2 starts automatically.

In NAS Navigator2, double-clickyour LinkStation’s icon.

7 The LinkStation’s shared folder opens. You can now use the LinkStation’s shared folder to save files just like any other hard drive.

Note: With Mac OS, the LinkStation is mounted as a drive icon on the desktop, or it is displayed in the sidebar of the Finder.

Setup is now complete.

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Chapter1 Setup

LinkNavigator Setup (LS-WVL,LS-WXL)

1 Connect the LinkStation with an Ethernet cable and the included AC adapter. Plug the power cord into a surge protector or power outlet. Connect the Ethernet cable to a router, hub, or switch on your network. The Ethernet cable will “click” and lock in place when inserted properly.

LinkStation

Network (Router or Hub)

2 Move the Power Mode Switch on the back of the LinkStation to the ON position.

Note: Do not set the Power Mode Switch to AUTO at this time. After the initial installation is complete, then the Auto Power Mode may be used.

3 Wait until the power LED stops blinking and glows a steady blue.

Power LED

4 Insert the Utility CD in your computer’s CD drive. LinkNavigator will launch. Click [Begin Installation]. The wizard will guide you through installation.

If LinkNavigator does not launch automatically, open the Utility CD and double-click[LSNavi.exe].

This example shows a LS-WVLLinkStation. Your screen may be slightly different.

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Notes: If you are using Windows 7 or Vista, the autoplay screen may appear. Click [Run LSNavi. exe].

If “Do you want to allow the following program to make changes to this computer?” is displayed in Windows 7, please click [Yes].

If “A program needs your permission to continue” is displayed in Windows Vista, please click [Continue].

For OS X, double-clickon the LinkNavigator icon in the utility CD.

If you have problems installing, temporarily disable your anti-virussoftware and software firewall. After setup is complete,re-enablethe software.

If your computer does not have a CD drive, you may download the LinkNavigator software from www.buffalotech.com.

Click [Finish] or [Complete]. NAS Navigator2 starts automatically.

In NAS Navigator2, double-clickyour LinkStation’s icon.

7 The LinkStation’s shared folder opens. You can now use the LinkStation’s shared folder to save files just like any other hard drive.

Note: With Mac OS, the LinkStation is mounted as a drive icon on the desktop, or it is displayed in the sidebar of the Finder.

Setup is now complete.

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Chapter1 Setup

LinkNavigator Setup (LS-WSXL)

1 Connect the LinkStation with the AC adaptor and an Ethernet cable. Plug the power cord into a surge protector or power outlet. Connect the Ethernet cable to a router, hub, or switch on your network. The Ethernet cable will “click” and lock in place when inserted properly.

LinkStation

Network (Router or Hub)

2 Move the Power Mode Switch on the back of the LinkStation to ON.

Note: Do not set the Power Mode Switch to AUTO at this time. After the initial installation is complete, then the Auto Power Mode may be used.

3 Wait until the power LED stops blinking and glows a steady blue.

Power LED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Insert the Utility CD in your computer’s CD drive. LinkNavigator will launch. Click [Begin Installation]. The wizard will guide you through installation.

Notes: If LinkNavigator does not launch automatically, open the Utility CD and double-click[LSNavi.exe].

If you are using Windows 7 or Vista, the autoplay screen may appear. Click [Run LSNavi. exe].

If “Do you want to allow the following program to make changes to this computer ?” is displayed in Windows 7, please click [Yes].

If “A program needs your permission to continue” is displayed in Windows Vista, please click [Continue].

For Mac OS, double-clickon the LinkNavigator icon in the utility CD.

If you have problems installing, temporarily disable your anti-virussoftware and software firewall. After setup is complete,re-enablethe software.

If your computer does not have a CD drive, you may download the LinkNavigator software from www.buffalotech.com.

Click [Finish] or [Complete]. NAS Navigator2 starts automatically.

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Double-clickyour LinkStation's icon in the NAS Navigator2

 

window.

7 The LinkStation’s shared folder opens. You can now use the LinkStation’s shared folder to save files just like another hard drive.

Note: With OS X, the LinkStation is mounted as a drive on the desktop or displayed in the sidebar of the Finder.

Setup is now complete.

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Chapter1 Setup

Diagrams and Layout (LS-VL,LS-XHL,LS-CHL)

Front

1

2

1Power LED

Blue light is ON: Power ON Blue light is OFF: Power OFF

Amber light is flashing: The amber light flashes if there is a

message. Flashing pattern varies depending on the message. For more information, refer to "Status LED" on page 161 .

Red light is flashing: Red light flashes when an error occurs. Flashing pattern varies depending on the message. For more information, refer to "Status LED" on page 159 .

2Function Button

The Function button initiates direct copy, dismounts USB devices, and is used to initialize the LinkStation

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Back

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3Fan

Do not block the fan when installing the unit.

4USB 2.0 Connector

You may attach a USB device such as a digital camera, printer, memory card reader, or hard drive. USB hubs, mice, keyboards, and all-in-oneprinters are not supported. USB card readers that support multiple memory cards may not function properly.

5Power Mode Switch

AUTO: Automatically powers the LinkStation on and off with your computer.

ON: Turns the LinkStation on. OFF: Turns the LinkStation off.

6LAN Port Connect an Ethernet cable here. The Link/Act LED by the LAN port turns green when the unit is connected to the network and flashes when there is network activity.

7Power Connector Connect the AC adapter here. When it’s connected properly, the LED to the right will glow green.

8Hook Use as a strain relief for the AC adapter cable.

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Diagrams and Layout (LS-WVL,LS-WXL)

Front

Back

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Note: – Please do not lift the LinkStation by its front cover. It might come off.

 

1 Power LED

 

Blue LED: Power on.

 

LED is off: Power off.

 

Blinks blue: During startup and shutdown.

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2 Function LED

The Function LED glows blue when direct copy is finished, during initialization, and during USB dismounting (about 60 seconds). During direct copy it blinks blue.

3 Info/Error LED

The Info/Error LED blinks orange when there’s a message and red when there’s an error.

4 Function Button

The Function button initiates direct copy, dismounts USB devices, and is used to initialize the LinkStation.

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5 USB 2.0 connector

You may attach a USB device such as a digital camera, printer, memory card reader, or hard drive. USB hubs, mice, keyboards, and all-in-oneprinters are not supported. USB card readers that support multiple memory cards may not function properly.

6 Power Mode Switch

AUTO: The LinkStation turns on and off automatically with your PC (s). ON: The LinkStation boots and is operational.

OFF: The LinkStation shuts down.

7 LAN Port

Connect to your LAN with an Ethernet cable.

8 Link/Act LED

Glows green for connection. Blinks green for access.

9 Power connector

The AC adaptor connects here.

10 Fan

Do not block the fan when installing the unit.

11 Security lock for anti-theft

Many security cables are compatible with this lock.

12 Hook

Secure the Power cable so that it does not come off by mistake. Slide the cable down to secure.

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