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Seagate WSS NAS Administration Guide 
Seagate WSS NAS Administration Guide 

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Introduction

Thank you for purchasing a Seagate WSS NAS 2-Bay | 4-Bay | 6-Bay. Your WSS NAS is designed to take full advantage of the rich set of network administration tools offered by Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials. In addition to domain management, the WSS NAS offers secure data sharing, pooled hard drives, automated PC client backup, data deduplication and much more.

Use this administration guide for instructions on how to configure and manage your WSS NAS using the Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials dashboard. For questions regarding hardware installation and maintenance, see the Seagate WSS NAS User Manual.

This guide has a Frequently asked questions section to help resolve issues related to WSS NAS administration. For advanced troubleshooting or to report a problem with your Seagate device, contact Seagate customer support.

Who should use this manual

This user manual assumes that you have a working knowledge of Windows Server environments, 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, consider contacting an administrator who can provide assistance.

Seagate NAS WSS operating system

Information provided within the operating system includes references to Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials as well as Windows Server 2012 R2. The Seagate NAS WSS runs on Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials.