QNAP

QTS 5.0.x

File Station User Interface

You can perform file and folder actions from the toolbar and the left panel.

Label

Item

Description

1

Search

Search files and folders by their name or type.

Tip:

You can select Advanced Search to specify more criteria.

2

Background Task

Open the background tasks of your mount, folder, or file operations.

3

Network Media Player

Stream videos, photos, and music to compatible devices on your network.

4

Refresh

Refresh the current page.

5

Smart Filter

Filter files and folders based on the specified criteria.

6

More Settings

Configure File Station settings, open the Help guide, or view application information.

7

Remote Mount

Manage files across local, external, remote, and cloud storage resources on a single interface.

To use this feature, install HybridMount from App Center. For more information on HybridMount, go to the QNAP website.

8

Browsing Mode

Select a browsing mode.

9

Create folder

Create a folder, shared folder, snapshot shared folder, or share a space with another NAS user.

10

Copy

Copy the selected files and folders.

Note:

This button only appears when a file or folder is selected.

11

Upload

Upload files or folders to the selected shared folder.

12

More Actions

Perform different tasks.

Note:

Some task options only appear when you select certain types of files.

13

Share

Share the selected files and folders.

Note:

This button only appears when a file or folder is selected.

14

Snapshot

Open Snapshot Manager or view the Snapshot Manager quick tutorial.

Label

UI Element

Description

1

Volume

Displays all the folders on the volume, including shared folders. Default shared folders vary depending on the NAS model.

2

Favorites

Displays bookmarked folders.

3

Share link management

Displays links to NAS files shared by the current user account.

Note:

Users in the administrator group can see links shared by all NAS users.

4

Shared with me

Displays files and folders shared with the current user account.

5

Recycle Bin

Displays deleted files and folders.

Depending on your setup, the following folders may also appear on the list.

Folder

Description

Snapshot

Displays the saved snapshots.

Qsync

Displays files, folders, and team folders from Qsync.

SMB shared folder

Displays files and folders from a shared folder mounted through SMB protocol.

Note:

To view the folder name, connection name, and the file protocol, hover your cursor over an SMB shared folder.

NFS shared folder

Displays files and folders from a shared folder mounted through NFS protocol.

Note:

To view the folder name, connection name, and the file protocol, hover your cursor over an NFS shared folder.

File Cloud Gateway shared folder

Displays files and folders from a shared folder mounted through a File Cloud Gateway connection via HybridMount.

Depending on your setup, the following mounts created in HybridMount may also appear on the list.

Mount

Description

CIFS/SMB

Displays a list of connections mounted through CIFS/SMB protocol.

NFS

Displays a list of connections mounted through NFS protocol.

FTP

Displays a list of connections mounted through FTP protocol.

WevDAV

Displays a list of connections mounted through a local network or over the internet.

Cloud services

Displays a list of connections mounted through a cloud service.

Note:

To view the folder name, connection name, and the cloud provider, hover your cursor over the cloud mount.

You can perform the following tasks for a volume on the left panel.

Tip:

To see the task options, hover the cursor over a volume and then click .

Table 1. Left Panel Tasks

Task

Description

Create a shared folder

Click to create a shared folder.

Open Snapshot Manager

Click to open Snapshot Manager.

For details, see the Snapshots section of the QTS User Guide.

Lock/Unlock the volume

Click to lock or unlock an encrypted volume in Storage & Snapshots.

Depending on your NAS model and environment, the following icons may appear beside each available volume.

Table 2. Volume Icons

Icon

Name

Description

On Demand Tiering

This icon appears when auto-tiering is enabled on the volume.

Snapshots

This icon appears when snapshots are available for the volume.

For details, go to the Snapshot section of the QTS User Guide.

Cache Acceleration

This icon appears when acceleration is enabled on the volume.

Volume Encryption

This icon appears when the volume is encrypted.

Volume Synchronization

This icon appears when the cloud volume is synchronizing data.