System Setup


interactiveSharing includes a function that allows you to create, manage, edit and delete multiple user accounts.

Click Preferences» Accounts, the Accounts page appears.

Follow these steps below to create a new user:

  1. Click the New button.
  2. Input user name and password.
  3. Click the Save button.

Follow these steps below to delete a user:

  1. Select the user that you want to delete from the user list in the left panel
  2. Click the Delete button.

Follow the steps below to edit user info:

  1. Select the name of the user that you want to edit from the user list
  2. Input the password and confirm it.
  3. Click the Save button to update user information.


Click the Network icon to configure network settings. There are two tabs: Host and Network. In the Host tab, you can change the hostname of your NAS. In the Network tab, you can setup and configure your network settings.

The following table describes the items shown in the network setup page.

Item Description
Host Name Change the host name of your NAS
Automatic(DHCP) DHCP allows your NAS to be configured automatically.
Manual Allows you to configure the network manually.
IP Address Displays the IP address of the local network.
Subnet Mask Displays the subnet mask of the local network.
Default Gateway Displays the default gateway of the local network.
DNS server 1/2 Displays the DNS server
Auto DNS Server Check this to configure the DNS server automatically.
Be careful when changing the network settings. Some services are network-related. Changing settings may cause issues such as the network becoming unreachable.

Date and Time

Click Preferences»Date & Time, the Date and Time page appears. Follow the steps below to change Date & time:

  1. Click the Date Time tab.
  2. Select a date from the calendar at the left
  3. Input the time.
  4. Click the Apply button.

Follow the steps below to change the Time Zone:

  1. Click the Time Zone tab.
  2. Select a time zone from the list.
  3. Click the Apply button.

Follow the steps below to synchronize time with a time server:

  1. Click the Internet Time tab.
  2. Select a time server from the list.
  3. Click the Apply button.
Note that some services are related to the system time, changing date and time may cause these services to fail.

Power Management

InteractiveSharing includes a function that allows you to set the disk to “Standby Mode” to save energy. Once the user accesses data from the disk again, it returns to “Normal Mode”.

To set the disk standby time of your NAS, click Preferences»Power Management, the Power Management page appears.

The following table identifies the fields and buttons shown in the power management page.

Field Description
Disk Standby Time Specifies the specific amount of time before the disk enters “Standby Mode”.
Apply Click to save changes.

Shutdown and Reboot

To shutdown or reboot your NAS, click Preferences»Shut Down, the Shut Down page appears.

If you click Shutdown, the NAS will be turned off.

If you click Restart, the NAS will be restarted.

When you restart the NAS, the system will automatically check whether your NAS has been started. If the IP address remains unchanged after restarting your NAS, the System Login page will appear automatically. If not, you can click the link shown on the page.

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