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Use the ports on your NAS OS device to connect external storage and compatible USB peripherals.
Connect a DAS to the NAS via USB or eSATA, and it will be listed on Storage Overview. If you do not see your hard drive listed, confirm that it has been formatted using one of the following file systems:
Unlike volumes created within NAS OS, the name of the DAS cannot be changed on the Storage page.
By default, a DAS becomes a Public share when it is connected to the NAS.
You can change the DAS from a Public share to a Private share:
To avoid damaging your DAS's file system, choose Eject before disconnecting it from your NAS. A prompt will ask you to confirm.
You can take an inventory of available multimedia files on your NAS and all connected external hard drives. See Reindex the Media Server for details.
Your NAS features a printer server. See General for further information.