Performing a Graceful Shutdown on a QNAP NAS
In order to perform a graceful shutdown on your QNAP NAS, follow the steps below:
Step 1: Access the QTS Web Administration Interface
Open a web browser and enter the IP address of your QNAP NAS in the address bar. Press Enter to access the QTS Web Administration Interface.
Step 2: Log in to the QTS Web Administration Interface
Enter your username and password in the appropriate fields to log in to the QTS Web Administration Interface.
Step 3: Navigate to the System Settings
Once logged in, click on the "Control Panel" icon to access the system settings.
Step 4: Open the "Shutdown" Options
In the system settings page, locate the "Hardware" section and click on the "General" option. Then click on the "Shutdown" tab.
Step 5: Select the Shutdown Method
On the "Shutdown" tab, you will find various options for shutting down your QNAP NAS. Choose the appropriate shutdown method based on your requirements:
- Restart the System: This option will perform a immediate restart of your QNAP NAS.
- Shutdown the System: This option will shut down the QNAP NAS immediately.
- Schedule Power Off: This option allows you to schedule a specific time for the QNAP NAS to shut down.
Step 6: Execute the Shutdown Command
After selecting the desired shutdown method, click on the "Apply" button to execute the shutdown command.
Following these steps will allow you to perform a graceful shutdown on your QNAP NAS, ensuring that all running processes are properly closed and data integrity is maintained.