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QNAP QGD-1600P Replacement Rack Ear Mounts

The included rack ear mounts was not compatible when using the RAIL-B02 rail mounting kit, so I’ve contacted QNAP and they sent me these as a replacement. Handles are based on the TS-459U/419U/410U rack, these make it much easier to pull the switch. Lots of clearance from the mounting rail, compared to the included one.…
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pfSense on the QNAP QGD-1600P – Part 3

It’s time to create that volume, to be able to install anything on the QNAP QGD-1600P. You must initialise the storage pool for the volume, this is to tell what drive to use for the volume. I’ve decided to install the storage pool as RAID-0, as this would only be used for routing and it…
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Installing the QNAP QGD-1600P into the cabinet – Part 2

Manage to buy some cheap Sandisk SSD PLUS 240GB (SDSSDA240G), to finally put the QNAP switch into the cabinet. Small capacity SSD are fairly cheap, and they wouldn’t be too bothered in limited air flow and having no moving parts so I can freely pull the device out on the rack while on. QNAP does…
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First Impression on the QNAP-Guardian Smart Switch QGD-1600P – Part 1

This is QNAP newest venture into creating the worlds first smart PoE switch, where they have combined their NAS expertise into a switch. This product was very interesting to me, as I was planning to replace my Synology router RT2600ac for a standalone Mini-PC with pfSense firewall solution. The Synology router would therefore by used…
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How to setup Mumble server on Synology Docker

This post is created to redirect my old post about installing Mumble through SynoCommunity packages. I would now recommend getting the Docker version of Mumble than using any Synology package, as they tends to be out of date quite often. But if you cannot run Docker than you have to wait for people to maintain…
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Disassembly guide in replacing the RAM on the TS-879 Pro or TS-1079 Pro

This disassembly guide is based on the TS-879 Pro, though the TS-1079 Pro is very similar to this model. Required Tools Phillips #2 Screwdriver Wirecutter 5mm spanner Begin by removing all the caddy, label any drives in the correct slot to ensure that your QNAP will operate properly. Remove 7 screws of the outer casing.…
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Run a Geekbench 4 benchmark on QNAP Container Station using Docker

Running Geekbench 4 would help identify how fast your QNAP really is, this can help others to do comparison when purchasing their next QNAP. Lets begin by installing Container Station, you can find it in the App Center. In the ‘Create’ tab, search for ‘Geekbench’, install bhcopeland/docker-geekbench4 Get the latest version Ensure that you turn…
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Examination failed (Cannot unmount disk) issue with QNAP

I did something foolish today, I’ve accidentally removed one of the SSD that was used for Cache Acceleration. The result was any linked volume will become ‘Read Only’ state, you must do a ‘Check File System’ to enable the Storage Pool. This is QNAP safety procedures even if you are using ‘Read Only’ Cache acceleration…
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Setup HomeAssistant with Z-Wave on QNAP Container using Docker

Lets begin by making the initial Home Assistant installation, find it on QNAP Container Station. Look for homeassistant/home-assistant. Add a new “TZ” environment to set your TimeZone, check out the List of tz database time zones Set a static volume for the container to use, I just use QNAP “New Volume” directory. You can make…
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Setup Mumble Server on QNAP Container using Docker

Basic set-up of using QNAP container interface to install Mumble in Docked, download Container Station from the AppStore and find coppit/mumble-server. Get the latest tag build You can edit the name, apply CPU and memory restrictions, I’ve decided to put 2GB of RAM. Ensure that port 64738 with TCP and UDP is enabled via the…
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