QNAP

QTS 5.0.x

Parts of the User Interface

The Network & Virtual Switch user interface has four main areas.

Label

Area

Description

1

Toolbar

The toolbar displays the following buttons:

  • More: Click and then select one of the following.

    • Quick Start: Opens the Network & Virtual Switch guide.

    • Help: Opens the Network & Virtual Switch Help panel.

    • About: Displays the application version.

2

Menu

Network & Virtual Switch features two separate usage modes in the menu pane. Switch between these modes by clicking Basic or Advanced.

  • Basic: This mode is well-suited for most users, and requires minimal configuration of network settings. The following functions are disabled:

    • Static route

    • Virtual switch

  • Advanced: This mode is best-suited for power-users who need more control over the configuration of network settings. The following functions are enabled:

    • Static route

    • Virtual switch

3

Main panel

The main panel displays the device network information.

You can perform the following tasks on the main panel.

  • : Click to view the MAC address of the network adapters.

  • : Click to collapse the main panel.

4

Network topology

The network topology provides a visual representation of the connected physical and virtual network adapters.

You can perform the following tasks on the network topology panel.

  • Click the drop-down list beside to view the topology in simple or detailed mode.

  • Click the drop-down list beside to filter and view specific network topology components.

  • Click Legend to view the different icons and their descriptions.

  • Physical adapters: Click and select one of the following.

    • Locate: Click to identify the network port on the main panel.

    • Setting: Click to configure the physical adapter settings.

  • Virtual switches: Click and then click Settings to open the virtual switch configuration page.

  • Virtual adapters: Click and then click Execute to view the virtual adapter information on Virtualization Station