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Go to "Control Panel" > "Applications" > "Web Server" to configure the web server and virtual host.


Web Server


The NAS supports Web Server for web sites creation and management. It also supports Joomla!, PHP and MySQL/SQLite to establish an interactive website. To use the Web Server, follow the steps below.

1.Enable the service and enter the port number. The default number is 80.
2.Configure other settings:
a.Configure register_globals: Select to enable or disable register_globals. The setting is disabled by default. When the web program prompts you to enable php register_globals, enable this option. However, for system security concern, it is recommended to turn this option off.
b.Maintenance: Click "Restore" to restore web server configuration to default.
c.php.ini Maintenance: Select the option "php.ini Maintenance" and choose to upload, edit or restore php.ini.
3.Secure Connection (SSL): Enter the port number for SSL connection.
4.Upload the HTML files to the shared folder (Qweb/Web) on the NAS. The file index.html, index.htm or index.php will be the home path of your web page.
5.You can access the web page you upload by entering http://NAS IP/ in the web browser. Note that when Web Server is enabled, you have to enter http://NAS IP:8080 in your web browser to access the login page of the NAS.



Please be reminded that Please note that after the Web Server is disabled, all relevant applications, including the Music Station, Photo Station, Happy Get, or QAirplay will become unavailable.
To use PHP mail(), go to "System Settings" > "Notification" > "SMTP Server" and configure the SMTP server settings.




WebDAV (Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning) is a set of extensions to the HTTP(S) protocol that allow the users to edit and manage the files collaboratively on the remote World Wide Web servers. After turning on this function, you can map the shared folders of your NAS as the network drives of a remote PC over the Internet. To edit the access right settings, go to "Privilege Settings" > "Shared Folders" page.


Note: Currently, the WebDAV feature supports NAS user accounts and AD ​domain user accounts. LDAP user accounts are not supported.​​


To map a shared folder on the NAS as a network drive of your PC, turn on WebDAV and follow the steps below.

1.Go to "Privilege Settings" > "Shared Folders". Click the "Access Permissions" button for the designated folder under the "Action" column.
2.Select "WebDAV access" from the dropdown menu on top of the page and specify the access right.  Choose the authentication level or scroll down to search for the account to grant its access rights. Click "Apply" and all settings are complete.
3.Next, mount the shared folders of the NAS as the shared folders on your operating systems by WebDAV.


Windows XP

1.Right click "My Computer" and select "Map Network Drive…"
2.Click "Sign up for online storage or connect to a network server".
3.Select "Choose another network location".
4.Enter the URL of your NAS with the folder name. Note that you should put a "#" key at the end of the URL. Click "Next". Format: http://NAS_IP_or_HOST_NAME/SHARE_FOLDER_NAME/#
5.Enter the username and password which has the WebDAV access right to connect to the folder.
6.Type a name for this network place.
7.The network place has been created and is ready to be used.
8.Now you can connect to this folder anytime through WebDAV. A shortcut has also been created in "My Network Places".


Windows Vista

If you are using Windows Vista, you might need to install the "Software Update for Web Folders (KB907306)". This update is for 32-bit Windows OS only. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=17c36612-632e-4c04-9382-987622ed1d64&displaylang=en


1.Right click "Computer" and select "Map Network Drive…"
2.Click "Connect to a Web site that you can use to store your documents and pictures".
3.Select "Choose a custom network location".
4.Enter the URL of your NAS with the folder name. Format: http://NAS_IP_or_HOST_NAME/SHARE_FOLDER_NAME
5.Enter the username and password which has the WebDAV access right to connect to this folder.
6.Type a name for this network location.
7.The Web folder has been successfully created.
8.You can locate the web folder in the "Network Location" section in "Computer".
9.You can connect to the folder though this link via HTTP/WebDAV.


Mac OS X

Follow the steps below to connect to your NAS via WebDAV on Mac OS X.

Client Operating System: Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6.1)

1.Open "Finder" > "Connect to Server", and enter the URL of the folder. Format: http://NAS_IP_or_HOST_NAME/SHARE_FOLDER_NAME
2.Enter the username and password which has the WebDAV access right to connect to this folder.
3.You can connect to the folder through this link via HTTP/WebDAV.
4.You can also find the mount point in the "SHARED" category in Finder and make it one of the login items.

Note that the instructions above are based on Mac OS X 10.6, and can be applied to 10.4 or later.



Follow the steps below to connect to your NAS via WebDAV on Ubuntu.

Client Operating System: Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop

1.Open "Places" > "Connect to Server…"
2.Select "WebDAV (HTTP)" or "Secure WebDAV (HTTPS)" for the Service type according to your NAS settings and enter your host information. Enter the username and password which has the WebDAV access right to connect to this folder. Click "Connect" to initialize the connection.
3.This WebDAV connection has been established successfully, a linked folder will be created on the desktop automatically.


MySQL Management


Install phpMyAdmin software and save the program files in the Web or Qweb share of the NAS. You can change the folder name and connect to the database by entering the URL in the browser.


Note: The default username of MySQL is "root". The password is "admin". Please change your root password immediately after logging in to the phpMyAdmin management interface.


SQLite Management

Follow the steps below or refer to the INSTALL file in the downloaded SQLiteManager-*.tar.gz? to install SQLiteManager.

1.Unpack the downloaded file SQLiteManager-*.tar.gz.
2.Upload the unpacked folder SQLiteManager-* to \\NAS IP\Web\ or \\NASIP\Qweb.
3.Open a web browser and go to http://NAS IP/SQLiteManager-*/.?:
oThe symbol "*" refers to the version number of SQLiteManager.


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