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What is in this manual

Thank you for purchasing a Seagate NAS Pro 2Bay | 4Bay . Featuring an intuitive interface, multiple levels of security, and remote access, your Seagate NAS Pro gives you the advanced file sharing tools to manage your company’s data.

Use this manual for step-by-step instructions on installation, hardware maintenance, and troubleshooting. If you encounter problems, check Getting Help.


Refer to Warranty before performing any hardware repairs or maintenance that is not described in this manual.


Who should use this manual

This user manual assumes that you have a working knowledge of networks, NAS (network-attached storage), and storage products. If you do not have these skills or, are not confident with the instructions in this guide, do not proceed with the installation or component replacement.


Box contents

  1. Seagate NAS Pro 2Bay | 4Bay
  2. Power supply cable
  3. Ethernet cable
  4. Quick Start Guide

The packaging also includes screws to mount 2.5-inch hard drives to the hard drive trays. See Hard Drive Maintenance for instructions on how to install hard drives into the NAS enclosure.


Important info: Save your packaging. In the event that the product should need to be repaired or serviced, it must be returned in its original packaging.


Minimum system requirements


Important info: Your Seagate NAS must be connected to a DHCP server to allow proper automatic remote server setup.


Client types


  • Windows XP, Windows Vista™, Windows 7, Windows 8
  • Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008R2, Windows Server 2012
  • Mac OS X 10.6 and later
  • Linux 2.4 and later



The latest versions of:

  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Chrome


Important info: External forces as network activity, hardware, distance, and setup can affect your Seagate product’s performance. For optimal performance, use Gigabit Ethernet equipment.