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Getting Started



Model Data Sheet User Manual
Network Protocols File Server: SMB, AFP, FTP, SFTP, NFS
Web access: HTTP, HTTPS
Others: Apple Bonjour™, BitTorrent™, NTP, 802.3ad for link aggregation and failover*, iSCSI*, DHCP, Apipa
Remote Access : Via FTP, SFTP, or HTTP. Dynamic DNS services and iPhone/iPad app optional.
RAID Modes 5big Network 2:
• RAID 0, RAID 1 (2-disk configuration only), RAID 5, RAID 6
• Optional automated RAID migration to RAID 1, 5, or 6
2big Network 2:
• RAID 0, RAID 1
Backup Solutions PC to NAS: using client software (Time Machine, Windows Backup, etc.)
NAS to DAS: scheduled, automatic, and restore
NAS to NAS: scheduled, encrypted, compressed, and automatic to local or remote NAS***
Special Features iSCSI target*
Quota management
Time Machine® compatible
Print server▴
Download (torrent) machine
Administration Direct access to NAS using LaCie Network Assistant (Windows®, Mac, Linux with limited support)
Customizable "widget-based" interface (Dashboard)
Email notifications
Security Access Users, groups, and shares management.
Private and public access
Active Directory support▴▴
Multimedia UPnP A/V media adapter compatible
Photo browser and audio streaming through web interface
iTunes (DAAP) server
Environment & Power Automatic standby mode; Scheduled ON/OFF
Wake on LAN
Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) support▴▴▴
System Requirements Upgrade-eligible product
Latest version of Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, Windows 7 / Mac® OS X 10.5 or later
Web browsers: Internet Explorer™ 7.0 / 8.0 Firefox™ 3.0, Safari™ 3.0, or Chrome 2.0 or higher
Computer with an Ethernet network adapter
Ethernet switch or router 10/100/1GB
UPnP server or client (to access UPnP services)
SMB server or client (to access SMB services)
Comments * 5big Network 2 only.
** Multi-disk products only.
*** NAS must be rsync-compatible; for LaCie NAS, both client and server must be running NAS OS 2.2 or later.
▴Please see for a list of supported printers.
▴▴ Active Directory available only with d2, 2big, and 5big Network 2.
▴▴▴ Please see for a list of supported UPSs