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Storage Modes

QNAP RAID enclosures support two different storage modes.


QNAP drive adapters only support NAS storage mode.

Storage Mode


Supported RAID Types

Supported Hosts

NAS Storage

Use the RAID enclosure's storage capacity to create a new storage pool on a QNAP NAS.

  • JBOD

  • RAID 0

  • RAID 1

  • RAID 5

  • RAID 10

QNAP NAS running QuTS hero 4.5.0 or later

External Storage

Use the RAID enclosure as an external USB disk.

This mode supports multiple RAID groups. Each RAID group appears as a separate disk when the enclosure is connected to a host.

  • Individual

  • JBOD

  • RAID 0

  • RAID 1

  • RAID 5

  • RAID 10

  • Windows

  • macOS

  • Linux


  • Other NAS devices