QNAP

QTS 5.0.x

Sharing a File or Folder with a NAS User

  1. Open File Station.
  2. Locate the file or folder.
  3. Perform one of the following methods.

    Method

    User Action

    Using the toolbar

    1. Select the file or folder.

    2. Click .

    3. Select To NAS user.

    Using the context menu

    1. Right-click the file or folder.

    2. Select Share and then select To NAS user.

    The Share window appears.

  4. Select the user to share the file or folder with.

    Option

    User Action

    Existing user

    Select a user from the list.

    Optional: Select Send a notification email to the user and then specify the email subject and message. Only users who have provided email information will receive notifications.

    Note:

    You can specify the email information for each user in Control Panel > Privilege > Users.

    New user

    Create a new user account.

  5. Optional: Click More settings and configure additional settings.

    Field

    User Action

    Link Name

    Enter a name for the link or use the current name of the file or folder.

    Note:

    A link name cannot contain the following characters: / | \ : ? < > * "

    Domain name/IP

    Select the domain name or IP address.

    Tip:

    The following domains and IP addresses are supported:

    • myQNAPcloud: Provides a link to the shared file or folder using the DDNS address set in myQNAPcloud.

    • WAN: Provides a link to the shared file or folder to other computers using a different network.

    • LAN: Provides a link to the shared file or folder to other computers using the same local network.

    • SmartShare: Provides a SmartURL via myQNAPcloud Link to the shared file or folder.

    • All available links: Provides links to the shared file or folder using all of the available domains and IPs.

    Note:

    The recipients get direct read access.

    Show SSL in URL

    Use an HTTPS URL.

    On-the-fly transcoding

    Allow users to transcode videos on the fly.

    Note:
    • This setting only appears when sharing files.

    • To use on-the-fly transcoding, you must install and enable Video Station 5.2.0 (or later).

    Allow file upload to this folder

    Allow users to upload files to this folder.

    Note:

    This setting only appears when sharing folders.

    Expire in

    Specify the expiration date.

    Note:

    You cannot access the shared file or folder after the expiration date.

    Password

    Require a password to access the link.

    Tip:
    • If you enable this option, this field cannot be empty.

    • To include the password in the email, select Show the password in the email.

  6. Click Share Now.

    File Station shares the file with the specified user.