QNAP Turbo NAS Software User Manual

Connecting to NAS Shared Folders - Mac and Linux

Connecting to NAS Shared Folders - Mac and Linux

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Connecting to NAS Shared Folders - Mac and Linux

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Mac Users

 

There are two methods to connect shared folders on a NAS:

 

Method 1: Using QNAP Qfinder

1.Launch QNAP Qfinder, select your NAS, and go to "Connect" > "Open in File Explorer".
2.Enter your login ID and password.
3.Select the folder you want to mount and click "OK".
4.The folder is mounted.

 

Method 2: Connecting to Server

1.Choose "Go" > "Connect to Server".
2.Enter the NAS IP address.
3.Enter your login ID and password.
4.Select the folder you want to mount and click "OK".
5.The folder is mounted.

 

Linux Users

 

On Linux, run the following command:

 mount -t nfs <NAS IP>:/<Shared Folder Name> <Directory to Mount>

 

For example, if the IP address of the NAS is 192.168.0.1, to connect to the shared folder "public" under the /mnt/pub directory, use the following command:

 mount -t nfs 192.168.0.1:/public /mnt/pub

 

Log into the NAS with the specified user ID, use the mounted directory to connect to the shared folders.

 

Note: You must login as the "root" user to initiate the above command.

 


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