Running RAID Scrubbing on a Schedule

You can schedule periodic RAID scrubbing of all RAID 5 and RAID 6 groups.


The read/write speeds of the RAID group may decrease while RAID scrubbing is in progress.

  1. Go to Main Menu > Storage & Snapshots.
  2. Click the Global Settings icon .

    The Global Settings menu opens.

  3. Enable RAID Scrubbing Schedule.
  4. Specify how often data scrubbing will run.
    • Daily

    • Weekly

    • Monthly

  5. Specify when data scrubbing will run.

    QNAP recommends specifying a time when the NAS is not in use, such as after business hours or on weekends.

  6. Click Apply.

Data scrubbing will run according to the specified schedule. When data scrubbing is running on a RAID groups, the status of the group changes to Scrubbing.