QNAP

QTS 5.0.x

Adding a Wireless Network

  1. Go to Control Panel > Network & File Services > Network & Virtual Switch.

    The Network & Virtual Switch window opens.

  2. Go to Network > Interfaces.
  3. Go to the Wi-Fi tab.
  4. Click Add Wi-Fi.

    The Connect to a Wi-Fi network window opens.

  5. Configure connection settings.

    Setting

    User Action

    Network Name

    Enter the name of the wireless network.

    Security Type

    Select the encryption used by the wireless network.

    • No Authentication (Open):Any wireless device can connect to the network. This is the default setting.

    • WEP: Use Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) if the wireless device does not support WPA or WPA2.

    • WPA- Personal: Use Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)- Personal as an intermediate security measure if the wireless device does not support WPA2.

    • WPA2-Personal: Uses Advanced Security Encryption (AES) for data encryption. This is the suggested security mechanism if the wireless device supports WPA2.

    • WPA- & WPA2- Enterprise: Use this security mechanism if the wireless device supports transition from WPA-Enterprise to WPA2-Enterprise. The network automatically chooses the encryption method used by the wireless device.

    Password

    Enter the password provided by the network administrator.

    Tip:

    Click to make the password visible.

    Automatically connect when the

    Automatically connect to this network whenever it is in range.

    Connect even if hidden

    Attempt to connect to this network even if the SSID is hidden.

  6. Optional: Configure WPA- & WPA2 Enterprise settings.

    Setting

    User Action

    Authentication

    Authentication is specific to WPA- and WPA2- Enterprise encryption. Select a method based on the authentication supported by your device.

    • Protected EAP (PEAP): Protected Extensible Authentication Protocol (PEAP) provides a more secure authentication to 802.11 WLANs.

    • EAP-TTLS: EAP Tunneled Transport Layer Security (EAP-TTLS) supports legacy authentication mechanisms.

    Certificate Authority (CA) File

    A data file that contains identification credentials to help authenticate the WPA-WPA2 public key ownership.

    Note:

    Select CA file is not required if you do not have access to a digital certificate.

    Inner Authentication

    Select an inner authentication method based on PEAP or EAP-TTLS authentication.

    MS-CHAPv2 is the default inner authentication method for PEAP.

    The following inner authentication methods are available if the authentication method is set to EAP-TTLS:
    • PAP

    • CHAP

    • MS-CHAP

    • MS-CHAPv2

    Username

    Enter the username provided by the network administrator.

    Password

    Enter the password provided by the network administrator.

    Tip:

    Click to make the password visible.

  7. Click Connect.

Network & Virtual Switch adds the wireless network.