Network Space 2

LaCie Network Space 2 manual

Network Space 2

User manual for the LaCie Network Space 2 in English. This PDF manual has 58 pages.

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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Table of Contents User Manual page 1 Table of Contents 1. Introduction................................................................................................................. 6 1.1. Minimum System Requirements....................................................................................................... 7 1.1.1. Windows users.................................................................................................................. 7 1.1.2. Mac Users........................................................................................................................ 7 1.1.3. Linux Users....................................................................................................................... 7 1.2. Box Content.................................................................................................................................. 8 1.3. Views of the Drive.......................................................................................................................... 9 1.3.1. Front View........................................................................................................................ 9 1.3.2. Rear View......................................................................................................................... 9 1.4. LED Behavior. .............................................................................................................................. 10 2. Connecting to a Home Network................................................................................. 11 2.1. STEP 1: Connect the Ethernet Cable.............................................................................................. 12 2.2. STEP 2: Turn On the Drive. ........................................................................................................... 13 2.3. STEP 3: Connect using LaCie Network Assistant............................................................................. 14 2.4. STEP 4: Completing the Setup Wizard........................................................................................... 16 2.5. Power Button Functions................................................................................................................ 17 2.6. Assigning a Static IP Address. ........................................................................................................ 18 3. Accessing and Transferring Files................................................................................ 19 3.1. About Shares. .............................................................................................................................. 19 3.2. Accessing Shares Using LaCie Network Assistant............................................................................ 20 3.2.1. Switching User................................................................................................................ 22 3.2.2. Map Shared Folders........................................................................................................ 23 3.3. Accessing Shares Using File Browser. ............................................................................................. 24 3.3.1. About the File Browser..................................................................................................... 24 3.4. Accessing Shares via USB............................................................................................................. 25 3.4.1. STEP 1: Connecting the USB cable. ................................................................................... 26 3.4.2. STEP 2: Turn On the Drive............................................................................................... 27 3.4.3. Disconnecting the USB Connection................................................................................... 28 3.5. Accessing Shares via FTP.............................................................................................................. 29 3.6. Multimedia Server........................................................................................................................ 30 3.7. iTunes Music Server..................................................................................................................... 30 4. Administering Your LaCie Network Space 2............................................................... 31 4.1. Dashboard: Accessing. ................................................................................................................. 32 4.1.1. Use LaCie Network Assistant............................................................................................ 32 4.1.2. Use A Browser. ................................................................................................................ 32 4.2. Dashboard: Welcome Page.......................................................................................................... 33 4.3. Dashboard: Navigation................................................................................................................ 33 4.4. Dashboard: Logging Out............................................................................................................. 33 4.5. Dashboard: Users........................................................................................................................ 33 4.5.1. Adding a New User......................................................................................................... 34 4.5.2. Deleting User.................................................................................................................. 35 4.5.3. Editing a User................................................................................................................. 35 4.5.4. Enabling Time Machine................................................................................................... 35 4.6. Dashboard: Network. ................................................................................................................... 36 4.7. Dashboard: Eco Management...................................................................................................... 37 4.7.1. Wake on LAN................................................................................................................. 38 4.8. Dashboard: General Settings........................................................................................................ 39 4.9. Dashboard: Help......................................................................................................................... 40
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Table of Contents User Manual page 2 4.10. Dashboard: Download................................................................................................................. 41 4.10.1. Download Page Settings.................................................................................................. 41 4.10.2. Email Notification Events.................................................................................................. 42 4.11. Dashboard: Drive Information. ...................................................................................................... 43 4.11.1. Formatting Your Network Space 2.................................................................................... 43 4.11.2. Modifying the USB Share Capacity.................................................................................... 44 4.12. Dashboard: Copy........................................................................................................................ 45 4.12.1. Creating a Backup Job.................................................................................................... 45 4.12.2. Auto Backup USB Device................................................................................................. 46 4.13. Dashboard: Front USB Port. .......................................................................................................... 47 4.13.1. Connecting an External Hard Drive................................................................................... 48 5. Technical Information................................................................................................ 49 5.1. Optimizing Data Transfers............................................................................................................ 49 6. Troubleshooting......................................................................................................... 50 6.1. System Log.................................................................................................................................. 50 6.2. Manual Updates.......................................................................................................................... 50 6.3. Troubleshooting the USB Connection............................................................................................ 51 6.3.1. Mac Users...................................................................................................................... 51 6.3.2. Windows Users. ............................................................................................................... 52 6.4. Troubleshooting the Network Connection...................................................................................... 54 7. Contacting Customer Support.................................................................................... 56 7.1. LaCie Technical Support Contacts................................................................................................. 57 8. Warranty Information................................................................................................ 58
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Foreword User Manual page 3 Copyrights Copyright © 2009 LaCie. All rights re- served. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval sys- tem, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photo- copying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written consent of LaCie. Licences and free software The LaCie Network Space 2 ships with copyrighted software that are licensed un- der the GPL, AFL, Apache, Apple, BSD, GNU LGPL, MIT, OpenLDAP, OpenSSL, PHP, Python, and Creative Common. It also includes free software, the source code for which can be downloaded from the LaCie website: www.lacie.com/sup- port/ © 2007-2008, Thomas BERNARD. © 2006 Allan Saddi allan@saddi.com © 2004, Jan Kneschke, incremental. © 2001-2006, Patrick K. O’Brien and Contributors. © 2003-2009 Stuart Bishop stuart@stu- artbishop.net. © 2006 Kirill Simonov. © 1996-2006 Julian R Seward. © 2004, 2005 Darren Tucker. All rights reserved. © 1997-2008 University of Cambridge. All rights reserved. © 2007-2008, Google Inc. All rights re- served. © 1990-2003 Sleepycat Software. All rights reserved. © 1995-2004 Jean-loup Gailly and Mark Adler. © 2004 Micah Dowty. ® 1997-2006 by Secret Labs AB ® 1995-2006 by Fredrik Lundh. © 1988,1990,1993,1994 by Paul Vixie. © 2007-2009 Charles du Jeu. This list of licenses can evolve over time and can be found on the user interface under the heading “Credits.” Trademarks Apple, Mac, Time Machine, and Macin- tosh are registered trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. Microsoft, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 are reg- istered trademarks of Microsoft Corpora- tion. Other trademarks mentioned in this manual are the property of their respective owners. Changes The material in this document is for in- formation only and subject to change without notice. While reasonable efforts have been made in the preparation of this document to assure its accuracy, LaCie assumes no liability resulting from errors or omissions in this document, or from the use of the information contained herein. LaCie reserves the right to make changes or revisions in the product design or the product manual without reservation and without obligation to notify any person of such revisions and changes. Canada Compliance Statement This Class A digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interfer- ence-Causing Equipment Regulations. ROHS Compliance This product is ROHS compliant (Europe- an Directive 2002/95/EC on the Restric- tion of Hazardous Substances). Manufacturer’s Declaration for CE Certification We, LaCie, solemnly declare that this product conforms to the following Eu- ropean standards: Class B EN60950, EN55022, EN50082-1, EN61000-3-2 With reference to the following condi- tions: 73/23/EEC Low Voltage Directive; 89/336/EEC EMC Directive FCC Statement NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are de- signed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residen- tial installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency en- ergy and, if not installed and used in ac- cordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communica- tions. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try and correct the inter- ference by one or more of the following measures: ✦ ✦ Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. ✦ ✦ Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. ✦ ✦ Connect the equipment into an out- let on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. ✦ ✦ Consult the dealer or an experi- enced radio/TV technician for help. ✦ ✦ Modifications to this product not authorized by LaCie could void the FCC & Industry Canada regulations and negate your authority to oper- ate the product. Tested to comply with FCC standards for home or office use LaCie Network Space 2
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Foreword User Manual page 4 This symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates that this product must not be disposed of with your other household waste. Instead, it is your responsibility to dispose of your waste equipment by handing it over to a designed collection point for the recycling of waste electrical and electronic equip- ment. The separate collection and recy- cling of your waste equipment at the time of disposal will help to conserve natural resources and ensure that it is recycled in a manner that protects human health and the environment. For more information about where you can drop off your waste equipment for recycling, please contact your local city office, your household waste disposal service, or the shop where you purchased the product. Health and Safety Precautions ✦ ✦ Only qualified persons are autho- rized to carry out maintenance on this device. ✦ ✦ Read this User Manual carefully and follow the correct procedure when setting up the device. ✦ ✦ Do not open your LaCie Network Space 2 or attempt to disassemble or modify it. Never insert any metal- lic object into the drive to avoid any risk of electrical shock, fire, short- circuiting or dangerous emissions. Your LaCie Network Space 2 con- tains no user-serviceable parts. If it appears to be malfunctioning, have it inspected by a qualified LaCie Technical Support representative. ✦ ✦ Never expose your device to rain, or use it near water, or in damp or wet conditions. Never place objects containing liquids on the LaCie Net- work Space 2, as they may spill into its openings. Doing so increases the risk of electrical shock, short-circuit- ing, fire, or personal injury. ✦ ✦ Power requirements 100-240 V~, 0.9 A, 50-60 Hz, (Supply voltage fluctuations not exceeding ± 10% of the nominal, transient over- voltages according to over-voltage category II). General Use Precautions ✦ ✦ Do not expose the LaCie Network Space 2 to temperatures outside the range of 5° C to 35° C (41° F to 95° F); or to operational humidity beyond 5-80%, non-condensing, or non-operating humidity beyond 10-90%, non-condensing. Doing so may damage the LaCie Net- work Space 2 or disfigure its casing. Avoid placing your LaCie Network Space 2 near a source of heat or exposing it to sunlight (even through a window). Inversely, placing your LaCie Network Space 2 in an en- vironment that is too cold or humid may damage the unit. Because of heat issues, LaCie recommends that users do not stack multiple Network Space 2 together. ✦ ✦ Always unplug the LaCie Network Space 2 from the electrical outlet if there is a risk of lightning or if it will be unused for an extended pe- riod of time. Otherwise, there is an increased risk of electrical shock, short-circuiting or fire. ✦ ✦ Use only the power supply shipped with the device. ✦ ✦ Do not use the LaCie Network Space 2 near other electrical appli- ances such as televisions or radios. Doing so may cause interference which will adversely affect the op- eration of the other products. ✦ ✦ Do not place the LaCie Network Space 2 near sources of magnetic interference, such as computer displays, televisions or speakers. Magnetic interference can af- fect the operation and stabil- ity of your LaCie Network Space 2. Do not place heavy objects on top of the LaCie Network Space 2. ✦ ✦ Never use excessive force on your LaCie Network Space 2. If you de- tect a problem, see the Trouble- shooting section in this manual. IMPORTANT INFO: Any loss, corrup- tion or destruction of data while using a LaCie drive is the sole responsibility of the user, and under no circumstances will LaCie be held liable for the recovery or restoration of this data. To help prevent the loss of your data, LaCie highly recom- mends that you keep TWO copies of your data; one copy on your external hard disk, for instance, and a second copy either on your internal hard disk, another external hard disk or some other form of remov- able storage media. LaCie offers a com- plete line of CD and DVD drives. If you would like more information on backup, please refer to our website.
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Foreword User Manual page 5 IMPORTANT INFO: 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes. 1TB = 1,000,000,000,000 bytes. Once format- ted, the actual available storage capacity varies depending on operating environ- ment (typically 10% less). IMPORTANT INFO: Some enhance- ments brought to the product during its lifetime may cause discrepancies between the information and screenshots in the manual and the actual user experience. CAUTION: Modifications not authorized by the manufacturer may void the user’s authority to operate this device. CAUTION: A shielded-type power cord is required in order to meet FCC emission limits and also to prevent interference to the nearby radio and television reception. It is essential that only the supplied power cord be used.
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Introduction User Manual page 6 1. Introduction Congratulations on your purchase of a LaCie Network Space 2, Design by Neil Poulton. Designed to satisfy the data sharing and backup needs of home users, the LaCie Network Space 2 sets up quickly and features an easy-to-use, browser-based administration. Sharp Design The clean lines, glossy black finish and cool blue glow of the LaCie Network Space 2 are equally at home in the office or nestled in with an entertainment center. A front USB port allows you to expand your storage and/or for a backup drive, and a rear USB port is used to connect your Network Space 2 to a computer. Cooling vents on the underside ensure long-lasting reliability and quiet operation. Media Server As soon as it is connected to your network, your LaCie Network Space 2 can share your media files with compatible UPnP AV adapt- ers and players, including computers using iTunes. Just drag media files into the OpenShare folder and enjoy your media on your net- work. Easy Access & Administration The new user-friendly LaCie Network Assistant (included for Mac and Windows only) makes for simple access and product configura- tion for the LaCie Network Space 2 and other LaCie drives on your network. The LaCie Network Space 2 is compatible with Mac®, Windows® and Linux machines, making it easy for anyone on the network to connect. The Dashboard, a browser-based administra- tion page, is straight-forward and easy to understand. Quick Links Click a topic: ✦ ✦ Connecting to a Home Network ✦ ✦ Accessing and Transferring Files ✦ ✦ Administering Your LaCie Network Space 2
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Introduction User Manual page 7 1.1. Minimum System Requirements 1.1.1. Windows users ✦ ✦ Windows XP (SP2 & SP3) or Windows Vista ✦ ✦ CD-ROM drive ✦ ✦ Router (for Ethernet connection of the product) ✦ ✦ UPnP/DLNA compliant device or software for media streaming ✦ ✦ Web browser (Internet Explorer®, Safari™, Firefox™, Opera) 1.1.2. Mac Users ✦ ✦ Mac OS X 10.4 or later ✦ ✦ CD-ROM drive ✦ ✦ Router (for Ethernet connection of the product) ✦ ✦ UPnP/DLNA compliant device or software for media streaming ✦ ✦ Web browser (Safari™, Firefox™, Opera) 1.1.3. Linux Users ✦ ✦ Linux 2.4 or later ✦ ✦ CD-ROM drive ✦ ✦ Router (for Ethernet connection of the product) ✦ ✦ UPnP/DLNA compliant device or software for media streaming ✦ ✦ Web browser (Firefox™, Opera, Konqueror) IMPORTANT INFO: The LaCie Network Space 2’s performance can be affected by such external forces as network activity, hard- ware, distance, and setup. IMPORTANT INFO: For optimal performance, use a Gigabit Eth- ernet router and a Gigabit Ethernet board in your host computer.
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Introduction User Manual page 8 1.2. Box Content 1. LaCie Network Space 2 2. External power supply 3. Ethernet cable 4. USB Cable 5. Quick Install Guide 6. Utilities CD-ROM IMPORTANT INFO: Please save your packaging. In the event that the drive should need to be repaired or serviced, it must be returned in its original packaging. network space 2 DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Quick Install Guide
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Introduction User Manual page 9 1.3. Views of the Drive 1.3.1. Front View 1. USB Expansion and Backup Port: The USB port on the front of the LaCie Network Space 2 is used to connect another exter- nal USB hard drive, USB key, USB printer, digital camera, or any other USB mass storage device (ex. mp3 player). Using the Backup menu on the Dashboard (see section 4.12. Dash- board: Copy), you can back up shares on your LaCie Network Space 2 to the external disk. It is also possible to use the LaCie Network Space 2 to back up an external USB hard drive. Connected hard disks are ac- cessed similarly to public folders on the network. See sections 4.13. Dashboard: Front USB Port and 4.12. Dashboard: Copy for more information. IMPORTANT INFO: Do not connect the LaCie Network Space 2 directly to your computer via the FRONT USB port. The front USB port is intended only for connection of other USB storage devices. 1.3.2. Rear View 1. Power button 2. Power supply 3. Ethernet port 4. USB port (for host computer connection) Fig. 01 Fig. 02
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Introduction User Manual page 10 1.4. LED Behavior The front LED changes to indicate different drive behavior (Fig. 03). The following table sums up these behaviors. LED Behavior Indication Off Drive is turned off Blue: Fast blinking Drive is initializing Blue: Static Drive is ready Blue: Flickering Disk access Red: Static Failure Red/Blue: blinking Automatic backup in prog- ress* TECHNICAL NOTE: The blue LED behavior can be turned off in the Dashboard (see section 4.7. Dashboard: Eco Management); the red LED behavior cannot. • For details, refer to section 4.12.2. Auto Backup USB Device. Fig. 03
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Connecting to a Network User Manual page 11 The Network Space 2 can be connected directly to a computer via USB or to your network via Ethernet. This chapter explains how to connect your hard drive to your network. For details on connecting to a computer, refer to chapter 3.4. Accessing Shares via USB. TECHNICAL NOTE: LaCie discourages connecting the Network Space 2 to your network (Ethernet cable) and to your computer (USB cable) at the same time. The reason is that if both connections are active at the same time, USBShare will appear on your computer (in My Computer for Windows or Desktop for Mac) but will not be available on the network (the volume is visible but inaccessible). If you then disconnect the USB connection, USBShare will become ac- cessible on the network. The restriction is on the media used for the USB which cannot be shared at the same time on both interfaces. Follow these steps to getting your LaCie Network Space 2 connected to your network: 2.1. STEP 1: Connect the Ethernet Cable 2.2. STEP 2: Turn On the Drive 2.3. STEP 3: Connect using LaCie Network Assistant 2.4. STEP 4: Completing the Setup Wizard 2. Connecting to a Home Network
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Connecting to a Network User Manual page 12 2.1. STEP 1: Connect the Ethernet Cable 1. Connect the Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port on the back of the LaCie Network Space 2 (Fig. 04). 2. Connect the other end of the Ethernet cable into an available Ethernet “out” port on your router or hub (refer to your router or hub’s documentation if necessary). Allow a few moments for your network to recognize the drive. Now move on to step 2, section 2.2. STEP 2: Turn On the Drive. Gigabit Ethernet Cables And Connectors See Fig. 05 for an illustration of the Ethernet cable used to connect your LaCie Network Space 2 to your network device. The ends of the Ethernet cable are the same and either end can be connected to the LaCie Network Space 2 or your router. Fig. 04 Router or hub IN OUT Fig. 05 – Gigabit Ethernet cable ends
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Connecting to a Network User Manual page 13 2.2. STEP 2: Turn On the Drive 1. Connect the Ethernet cable as described in section 2.1. STEP 1: Connect the Ethernet Cable. 1. Connect the power supply to a wall outlet and to the LaCie Network Space 2 (Fig. 06). 2. Turn on the drive by pressing and holding the power button on the back of the drive for two seconds (Fig. 07). The front LED will turn on and then begin blinking. The drive is ready to be accessed once the blue LED has stopped blinking. The product may take up to 30 seconds to boot. Now move on to step 3, section 2.3. STEP 3: Connect using LaCie Network Assistant. CAUTION: Only use the AC adapter supplied with your specific LaCie device. Do not use a power supply from another LaCie device or another manufacturer. Using any other power cable or power supply may cause damage to the device and void your warranty. Always remove the AC adapter before transporting your LaCie drive. Failure to remove the adapter may result in damage to your drive and will void your warranty. TECHNICAL NOTE: You may use your LaCie drive when in a for- eign country thanks to its 100-240 Volt power supply. To be able to use this feature, you may need to purchase an appropriate adapter or cord. LaCie accepts no responsibility for any damage to the drive resulting from the use of an inappropriate adapter. Using an adapt- er other than one authorized by LaCie will void your warranty. Fig. 06 Fig. 07
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Connecting to a Network User Manual page 14 2.3. STEP 3: Connect using LaCie Network Assistant LaCie Network Assistant software detects all LaCie network-attached storage devices on your network and gives you easy ways to connect to or configure them. Once installed and running, Network Assistant will appear in your task bar (Windows users, Fig. 09) or in the menu bar (Mac users, Fig. 10) and automatically search for storage devices on your net- work. When a new device is found, the icon will blink. When Network Assistant finds your LaCie Network Space 2, you can connect to any of its shares, log in to the Dashboard (administration pages), or configure its network settings. Install LaCie Network Assistant: 1. Insert the LaCie Network Space 2 CD-ROM into your comput- er’s CD-ROM drive. 2. Windows users, the CD should appear in My Computer. Mac users, the CD should appear on the desktop. Double-click the CD icon, then double-click “LaCie Network Assistant Setup”. 3. Follow the Wizard to complete installation. continued on next page >> Fig. 08 Fig. 09 Fig. 10
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Connecting to a Network User Manual page 15 Connect to the LaCie Network Space 2: 1. Launch LaCie Network Assistant. Windows Users a. Select LaCie Network Assistant in Start/Programs. An Net- work Assistant icon will appear in the system tray (Fig. 11) and Network Assistant will automatically detect your LaCie Network Space 2 and any other storage devices on your network (Fig. 12). b. Click on the icon in the system tray and select Web access... from the LaCie Network Space 2 sub-menu (Fig. 13). The LaCie Network Space 2 Dashboard will open in your default browser. Mac Users a. Select LaCie Network Assistant in your Applications folder. An Network Assistant icon will appear in the menu bar and the Assistant will automatically detect your LaCie Network Space 2 and any other LaCie storage devices on your net- work. b. Click on the icon in the menu bar and select Web access... from the LaCie Network Space 2 sub-menu. The LaCie Net- work Space 2 Dashboard will open in your default browser. 2. If this is the first time you’ve connected to the Dashboard, pro- ceed to the next step, 2.4. STEP 4: Completing the Setup Wiz- ard. For subsequent logins, refer to section 4.1. Dashboard: Accessing. Fig. 11 Fig. 12 Fig. 13 Fig. 14
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Connecting to a Network User Manual page 16 2.4. STEP 4: Completing the Setup Wizard The first time you log in to the Dashboard, the Setup Wizard will load in you browser (Fig. 15). The Setup Wizard consists of two sections to be filled out that will help you to configure your Network Space 2 (Fig. 15, A). ✦ ✦ General Settings: Modify the Machine Name (optional) and create the admin account password. ✦ ✦ Disk Configuration: Specify how much of the total storage should be allocated for the USB access vs. Network. You can modify this amount from 0 GB to up to 500GB (default is 0 GB). If you choose to increase the USBShare size, it is neces- sary to format the share under the USB-computer heading on the Drive Information page in the Dashboard (for details, see 4.11. Dashboard: Drive Information). IMPORTANT INFO: LaCie strongly recommends you do not in- crease the USBShare size to more than 128 GB in order not to reduce the amount of storage available through the network con- nection. Once you’ve finished, you can proceed to the Dashboard by clicking Finish (Fig. 15, B). NOTE: The machine name can be modified later from the Dash- board. NOTE: You can also change the language on this page (Fig. 15, C). TECHNICAL NOTE: If you need to assign a static IP address, refer to section 2.6. Assigning a Static IP Address for details. Your Network Space 2 is configured and ready to use. Proceed to the following sections: 3. Accessing and Transferring Files and 4. Administering Your LaCie Network Space 2. Fig. 15
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Connecting to a Network User Manual page 17 2.5. Power Button Functions The multi-function power button allows you to turn on/off the drive, activate the sleep mode, and reset to default. ✦ ✦ Turn on the drive: Press and hold the power button for two seconds. The front LED will turn on and then begin blinking. ✦ ✦ Turn off the drive: Press and hold the power button for five seconds until the LED blinks. It will begin blinking quickly and will then shut down. The shut down process may take up to 30 seconds. ✦ ✦ Activate sleep mode: This mode can be triggered by either: a. If Deep Sleep Mode is enabled in Dashboard > Eco Man- agement, by clicking the power button (but do not hold it) on the back of the drive. b. Alternatively, if Deep Sleep Mode is enabled in Dashboard > Eco Management, by clicking the Shut Down button (also in Dashboard > Eco Management) (Fig. 16 and Fig. 17). To wake the drive from Deep Sleep Mode, press the power button on the back of the drive (but do not hold it) or use the Wake on LAN function in the LaCie Network Assistant (see 4.7.1. Wake on LAN) (see 4.7. Dashboard: Eco Management). ✦ ✦ Reset to default: Press and hold the power button for ten sec- onds. Release the button when the LED becomes solid red. When the LED begins blinking red, press the button again. (It will only blink red for five seconds, so you must press the but- ton again to confirm reset before the end of the five seconds.) If you don’t press the button while the red light is blinking, the drive will start normally and the reset process will be aborted. IMPORTANT NOTE: After resetting to default, all files will be moved to OpenShare. Thus, any data that was previously stored on MyShare (and was therefore protected) will, after reset, be accessible by anyone on the network. Fig. 16 Fig. 17
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Connecting to a Network User Manual page 18 2.6. Assigning a Static IP Address Most home networking routers are DHCP servers, meaning that the router will automatically assign the Network Space 2 an IP address. If the network is not DHCP-managed, the Network Space 2 will as- sign itself an IP address following the rule 169.254.xxx.yyy/24. If your network requires devices to be assigned a static IP, follow these steps to use the LaCie Network Assistant: 1. Make sure the LNA is installed on your computer (see section 2.3. STEP 3: Connect using LaCie Network Assistant for details). 2. Launch LaCie Network Assistant and open the Network settings tab: Windows Users a. Select LaCie Network Assistant in Start/Programs. A Network Assistant icon will appear in the system tray and Network As- sistant will automatically detect your LaCie Network Space 2 and any other storage devices on your network. b. Click on the icon in the system tray and select Configuration Window... from the LaCie Network Space 2 sub-menu. Mac Users a. Select LaCie Network Assistant in your Applications folder. An Network Assistant icon will appear in the menu bar and the Assistant will automatically detect your LaCie Network Space 2 and any other LaCie storage devices on your net- work. b. Click on the icon in the menu bar and select Configuration Window... from the LaCie Network Space 2 sub-menu (Fig. 19). 3. The LaCie Network Assistant Configuration window will open. 4. Click the Network tab and select Manual. 5. Modify the network settings to work with your network. 6. Click Apply. Fig. 18 Fig. 19
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Accessing & Transferring Files User Manual page 19 There are several ways to access and transfer files located on the Network Space 2. Follow the links below for more details. 3.2. Accessing Shares Using LaCie Network Assistant 3.3. Accessing Shares Using File Browser 3.5. Accessing Shares via FTP 3.6. Multimedia Server 3.1. About Shares The LaCie Network Space 2 has three permanent shares (similar to folders): OpenShare, MyShare, and USBShare. The following table sums up the differences between them: Name Accessibility Login Availability OpenShare Public, accessible to any user on the network None When connected to the network (Ethernet) and to networked computers or UPnP/DLNA-certified players/adapters MyShare Private, accessible to the admin- istrator Required (by default: login = admin password = admin) When connected to the network (Ethernet) and through networked computers USBShare Public (access to connected external USB hard drive) None When connected to the network (Ethernet) or to a computer (USB), and through UPnP/DLNA-certified players/adapters Thus, when the Network Space 2 is connected to the network, all three shares are accessible (MyShare only by logging in). On the other hand, when the Network Space 2 is connected to a computer via USB, only USBShare will be accessible. It is also possible to cre- ate new shares. See section 4.5. Dashboard: Users for details. 3. Accessing and Transferring Files
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Accessing & Transferring Files User Manual page 20 3.2. Accessing Shares Using LaCie Network Assistant When your computer is connected to your local area network, La- Cie Network Assistant will help you quickly connect to the shared folders (MyShare, OpenShare, any user share, and USBShare) on your LaCie Network Space 2 and, if you like, make those folders im- mediately available every time you log on to your computer (for this procedure, see section 3.2.2. Map Shared Folders). By default, you will be logged in as a guest, and will thus have ac- cess only to OpenShare, USBShare, and unprotected user shares. In order to access protected shares (MyShare or a protected user share), you will have to change the login credentials using the LaCie Network Assistant. For this process, see section 3.2.1. Switching User. To access shared folders: 1. Launch LaCie Network Assistant. Windows Users a. Select LaCie Network Assistant in Start/Programs. An Net- work Assistant icon will appear in the system tray (Fig. 20) and Network Assistant will automatically detect your LaCie Network Space 2 and any other storage devices on your network (Fig. 21). b. Click on the icon in the system tray and select a share from the LaCie Network Space 2 sub-menu (Fig. 22). continued on the next page >> Fig. 20 Fig. 21 Fig. 22 Fig. 23
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Accessing & Transferring Files User Manual page 21 Mac Users a. Select LaCie Network Assistant in your Applications folder. An Network Assistant icon will appear in the menu bar and the Assistant will automatically detect your LaCie Network Space 2 and any other LaCie storage devices on your net- work. b. Click on the icon in the menu bar and select a share from the LaCie Network Space 2 sub-menu. 2. You will be logged on as a guest and the share will open in a Finder window (Mac users) or an Explorer window (PC users). 3. Transfer files normally from your computer to the Network Space 2 share. IMPORTANT INFO: If you wish to copy large amounts of data from the USBShare to another share, LaCie recommends you create a backup task to copy the contents of USBShare onto the other share (see section 4.12. Dashboard: Copy), then delete the files from US- BShare. It is not recommended to transfer large quantities of files from the USBShare to other shares (or vice-versa) using SMB (i.e. using the Finder for Mac users or an Explorer window for Windows users).
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Accessing & Transferring Files User Manual page 22 3.2.1. Switching User By default, you will be logged in as a guest, and will thus have ac- cess only to OpenShare, USBShare, and unprotected user shares. In order to access protected shares (MyShare or a protected user share), you will have to change the login credentials using the LaCie Network Assistant. Follow these steps: 1. Click the LaCie Network Assistant icon in the Task Bar (Win- dows) or Menu Bar (Mac) and select Configuration Window... (Fig. 24). 2. Click on the Volumes tab and then click the authentication but- ton. 3. When prompted, enter you username and password (Fig. 23). By default, the admin credentials are: Login: admin Password: admin NOTE: The admin password can be changed from the Dashboard. See section 4.5. Dashboard: Users for information on changing the User account information. Fig. 24 Fig. 25
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Accessing & Transferring Files User Manual page 23 3.2.2. Map Shared Folders If you would like a shortcut to accessing Network Space 2 shares, follow this procedure: Windows Users 1. In an Explorer window, in the menu bar, select Tools and then Map Network Drive (Fig. 26). 2. Select MyShare. 3. Repeat process for other shares. 4. You will then have access to your share from an Explorer window. Mac Users 1. From the Apple icon in the menu bar, select System Pref- erences > Accounts > Login Items. 2. Drag the share’s icon from your desktop into the list of ap- plications (Fig. 27). 3. When you log on to the Mac OS, the share(s) will automati- cally mount on your desktop. TECHNICAL NOTE: It is recommended to map MyShare first if you want to map multiple shares. Fig. 26 Fig. 27
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Accessing & Transferring Files User Manual page 24 3.3. Accessing Shares Using File Browser The Dashboard features an interactive file browser that allows you to manage and transfer files. Follow these steps to open the file browser: 1. Log in to the Dashboard (see section 4.1. Dashboard: Accessing for details). 2. Click the File Browser button (Fig. 28). 3.3.1. About the File Browser The File Browser is composed of five parts (Fig. 29): 1. Tool bar allows you to perform a range of functions, such as changing the way files are displayed and uploading files to the Network Space 2 from your computer. 2. Share selection lets you choose the share you wish to access from the drop-down menu. 3. Share folders shows the folder structure on the selected share. 4. File info displays information on a selected file, such as name, file type, dimensions (photos), or duration (videos). 5. Folder contents displays the files contained in a selected fold- er. To view the files as thumbnails, click Thumbs in the Tool bar. Fig. 28 Fig. 29
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Accessing & Transferring Files User Manual page 25 3.4. Accessing Shares via USB The Network Space 2 can be connected to your network via Ether- net or directly to a computer via USB. This chapter explains how to connect your hard drive to a computer. For details on connecting to your network, refer to chapter 2. Connecting to a Home Network. IMPORTANT INFO: You must successfully connect to the network and run the Setup Wizard before connecting the Network Space 2 to your computer via USB. Follow the steps in chapter 2. Connecting to a Home Network before continuing. Additionally, you will need to increase the storage allocated for USB access by adjusting the USBShare size slider (which is set to 0GB by default) (refer to 2.4. STEP 4: Completing the Setup Wizard). TECHNICAL NOTE: If your network is limited to 10/100 Mbit transfer speeds, the USB connection will generally permit faster transfer times. In this case, LaCie suggests that as a first step you copy large quantities of files to the Network Space 2 via USB, then as a second step, share them throughout your network via the Eth- ernet connection. TECHNICAL NOTE: LaCie discourages connecting the Network Space 2 to your network (Ethernet cable) and to your computer (USB cable) at the same time. The reason is that if both connections are active at the same time, USBShare will appear on your computer (in My Computer for Windows or Desktop for Mac) but will not be available on the network (the volume is visible but inaccessible). If you then disconnect the USB connection, USBShare will become ac- cessible on the network. TECHNICAL NOTE: If the product is connected both to the net- work and to a computer via USB, OpenShare and MyShare will be accessible via the network and USBShare via USB. Follow these steps to getting your LaCie Network Space 2 connected to your computer: 3.4.1. STEP 1: Connecting the USB cable 3.4.2. STEP 2: Turn On the Drive
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Accessing & Transferring Files User Manual page 26 3.4.1. STEP 1: Connecting the USB cable 1. Attach one end of the USB cable to an available USB 2.0 port on your computer (Fig. 30). 2. Connect the other end of the USB cable to the USB port on the back of the Network Space 2. IMPORTANT INFO: Do not connect the Network Space 2 to a computer via its front USB port (see Fig. 30). 3. Move on to the next step, 3.4.2. STEP 2: Turn On the Drive. TECHNICAL NOTE: The Network Space 2 USBShare is formatted in MS-DOS (FAT32) for use with PCs and Macs. You can reformat the drive in MS-DOS (FAT32) using the Dashboard (see 4.11. Dash- board: Drive Information for details). To format the USBShare into a different file format (NTFS or HFS+), refer to the documentation for your operating system’s disk management application. TECHNICAL NOTE: By default the capacity accessible when you connect the Network Space 2 to your computer is 0 GB. This quota can be adjusted but it cannot be more than 500 GB (ex. for a Net- work Space 2 with 2TB of storage, 500GB will be the maximum dedicated for access via USB) (see 4.5. Dashboard: Users for de- tails). Hi-Speed USB 2.0 Cables And Connectors See Fig. 31 for an illustration of the Hi-Speed USB 2.0 cable used to connect your LaCie Network Space 2 to your computer. USB is a serial input/output technology for connecting peripheral devices to a computer or to each other. Your LaCie drive is shipped with a Hi-Speed USB cable to ensure maximum data transfer performance when connected to a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port. The cable will also work when connected to a USB 1.1 port, but drive performance will be limited to USB 1.1 transfer rates. Fig. 30 Fig. 31 – Hi-Speed USB 2.0 cable ends
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Accessing & Transferring Files User Manual page 27 3.4.2. STEP 2: Turn On the Drive 1. Connect the power supply to a wall outlet and to the LaCie Network Space 2 (Fig. 32). 2. Turn on the drive by pressing and holding the power button on the back of the drive for two seconds (Fig. 33) until the LED turns on. It will then begin blinking. 3. Once the LED stops blinking, the hard disk will mount on your computer and appear in My Computer/Computer (Windows us- ers) or on your desktop (Mac users). 4. Transfer files from your computer normally. The drive is ready to be accessed once the blue LED has stopped blinking. The product may take up to 30 seconds to boot. CAUTION: Only use the AC adapter supplied with your specific La- Cie device. Do not use a power supply from another LaCie device or another manufacturer. Using any other power cable or power supply may cause damage to the device and void your warranty. Always remove the AC adapter before transporting your LaCie drive. Failure to remove the adapter may result in damage to your drive and will void your warranty. TECHNICAL NOTE: You may use your LaCie drive when in a for- eign country thanks to its 100-240 Volt power supply. To use this feature, you may need to purchase an appropriate adapter or cord. LaCie accepts no responsibility for any damage to the drive resulting from the use of an inappropriate adapter. Using an adapter other than one authorized by LaCie will void your warranty. Fig. 32 Fig. 33
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Accessing & Transferring Files User Manual page 28 3.4.3. Disconnecting the USB Connection External USB devices feature “plug & play” connectivity, which means that your drive can be connected and disconnected while the computer is running. To prevent failures, however, it is important to follow these steps when disconnecting your hard drive. Windows Users From the System Tray (located in the lower right-hand side of your screen), click the Eject icon (a small green arrow over a hardware image) (Fig. 34). A message will appear, listing the devices the Eject icon controls (it should say, “Safely remove...”). Click on the drive you wish to disconnect. This message will appear: “Safe to Remove Hardware” (or similar). It is now safe to disconnect the device. Mac Users Drag the hard drive icon to the trash (Fig. 35). (The icon pictured below is a generic USB device icon. Your drive may be represented by an icon that looks like the drive itself.) When the icon disappears from the desktop, the drive can be dis- connected. Fig. 34 - Windows users Fig. 35 - Mac users
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Accessing & Transferring Files User Manual page 29 3.5. Accessing Shares via FTP The FTP protocol is used to transfer files from one computer to an- other through a local network or over the internet. This protocol allows you to exchange files with your friends or relatives securely, as only people with a user account will have access. IMPORTANT NOTE: The FTP service is disabled by default, so to access your shares (OpenShare, MyShare, and USBShare if you are the admin, OpenShare, USBShare, and user share if you are a user) via FTP, enable the service as described in section 4.8. Dashboard: General Settings. To connect to the Network Space 2 remotely via FTP, enter in your browser’s or FTP client’s address field: ftp://[IP address] TECHNICAL NOTE: See section 2.6. Assigning a Static IP Address for instructions on finding your Network Space 2’s IP address. Example: ftp://192.168.10.149 OR ftp://<username>:<password>@<ip or machine name>/ Example: ftp://john:user@networkspace2/ To login, enter the username and password you’ve set up in the Dashboard (4.5. Dashboard: Users). Or log in as an administrator. By default: Login: admin Password: admin Fig. 36
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Accessing & Transferring Files User Manual page 30 3.6. Multimedia Server Once you have established the network connection between your computer and the Network Space 2, you can configure your Net- work Space to act as a UPnP multimedia server. Follow these steps: 1. Enable multimedia streaming on the Network Space 2 Dash- board (see section 4.8. Dashboard: General Settings) (Fig. 37). 2. Now you will be able to play files located on OpenShare and USBShare on your Network Space 2 on any other UPnP/DLNA- certified player/adapter (such as an XBox 360, Play Station 3, a DLNA mobile phone, Apple’s Front Row, etc.). 3.7. iTunes Music Server The Network Space 2 can act as an iTunes Music server, streaming audio files located on OpenShare and USBShare to a computer on the network running iTunes. Once configured, a playlist bearing the machine name of your Network Space 2 (by default networkspace2) will appear in the Shared category within iTunes, and audio files stored on the Network Space 2 will be listed in this playlist. Follow these steps: 1. Make sure the Network Space 2 is properly connected to your home network as described in section 2. Connecting to a Home Network. 2. Enable UPnP on the Network Space 2 Dashboard (see section 4.8. Dashboard: General Settings) (Fig. 37). 3. Access the shared playlist in iTunes (Fig. 38). TECHNICAL NOTE: The iTunes Server Service supports the follow- ing file types: .mp3, .wav, and .aac. TECHNICAL NOTE: You need to enable library sharing in the iTunes preferences for this to work (Preferences > Sharing > Look for shared libraries). Fig. 37 Fig. 38
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Administering Your LaCie Network Space User Manual page 31 The LaCie Network Space 2 features an easy-to-use browser-based tool for configuring the drive and administering users, called the Dashboard. Access the Dashboard by simply typing in your drive’s IP address or machine name into your browser or using the LaCie Network Assistant. When you log in for the first time, you will see the Setup Wizard (see section 2.4. STEP 4: Completing the Setup Wizard). Subsequent logins will take you directly to the Dashboard Home (Fig. 39). When you log in as a registered user, you will be able to administer your own account and manager the files located in the shares to which you have access. This chapter consists of the following sections to help you navigate the Dashboard and configure your Network Space 2: 4.1. Dashboard: Accessing 4.2. Dashboard: Welcome Page 4.3. Dashboard: Navigation 4.4. Dashboard: Logging Out 4.5. Dashboard: Users 4.6. Dashboard: Network 4.7. Dashboard: Eco Management 4.8. Dashboard: General Settings 4.9. Dashboard: Help 4.11. Dashboard: Drive Information 4.12. Dashboard: Copy 4.13. Dashboard: Front USB Port 4. Administering Your LaCie Network Space 2 Fig. 39
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Administering Your LaCie Network Space User Manual page 32 4.1. Dashboard: Accessing There are two ways to access the Dashboard, using the LaCie Net- work Assistant and using a browser. 4.1.1. Use LaCie Network Assistant 1. Click on the LaCie Network Assistant icon in the system tray (Windows users) or menu bar (Mac users) and select Web Ac- cess… The LaCie Network Space 2 login page will open in a new browser window or tab (Fig. 40). If your browser is not open, LaCie Network Assistant will open it for you. 2. Click Login. 3. For administrative access, In the login prompt, enter [by de- fault]: Login: admin Password: admin IMPORTANT NOTE: The login and password are case-sensitive. 4.1.2. Use A Browser 1. Open your Internet browser (Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, etc.) and type your LaCie Network Space 2’s IP address or ma- chine name (by default, networkspace2) in the browser’s URL (web address) field (Fig. 41). http://[IP address] or http://networkspace2 NOTE: The IP address of your LaCie Network Space 2 can be found by clicking on the Network tab of the LaCie Network Assistant net- work configuration window (Fig. 42). 2. Click Login. 3. For administrative access, In the login prompt, enter [by de- fault]: Login: admin Password: admin IMPORTANT NOTE: The login and password are case-sensitive. Fig. 40 Fig. 41 Fig. 42
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Administering Your LaCie Network Space User Manual page 33 4.2. Dashboard: Welcome Page The welcome page contains links to helpful documents from the LaCie Website (Fig. 43, A) and a table listing the different pages that make up the Dashboard (Fig. 43, B). If you sign in to the Dashboard as an administrator, you will see the detailed Welcome page with full management capability (Fig. 43). If you sign in as a user, you will have fewer options. 4.3. Dashboard: Navigation The Dashboard is made up of a central area surrounded by nine widgets, or small boxes that represent the different pages that make up the Dashboard. The widget displays a summary of the informa- tion contained in the page. For full information, navigate to the page itself. ✦ ✦ To navigate to a page, click the icon next to the widget title and drag it into the main area. ✦ ✦ To minimize a widget, click the X next to its title. ✦ ✦ To expand a minimized widget, drag its icon over an expand- ed widget, which replaces it. 4.4. Dashboard: Logging Out To log out of the Dashboard, click the log out button in the upper right-hand corner of any Dashboard page (Fig. 43, C). 4.5. Dashboard: Users This page allows you to manage user accounts. See below to learn how to accomplish user management-related tasks (Fig. 44). continued on the next page >> Fig. 43 Fig. 44
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Administering Your LaCie Network Space User Manual page 34 4.5.1. Adding a New User TECHNICAL NOTE: When you create a new user, you create a new private share dedicated to this new user. Its name will be the user login and cannot be modified. 1. Click the green plus sign next to the page title (“Users ac- counts”). 2. In the box that opens, type in the username and optional fields (password, confirm password, email address, and quota) (Fig. 45). IMPORTANT NOTE: The login and password are case-sensitive. TECHNICAL NOTE: Providing an email address will allow the user to receive notifications regarding their user account sent automati- cally by the Network Space 2. See section 4.10.2. Email Notification Events for details. TECHNICAL NOTE: Setting the quota allows the administer to es- tablish a maximum number of GB available to a given user. If you do not set a quota, the user will have unlimited capacity. 3. Press the green plus sign at right to create the user account and private share. Fig. 45
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Administering Your LaCie Network Space User Manual page 35 4.5.2. Deleting User 1. Click the gray “x” to the right of the user listing in the table. 2. In the confirmation box, click Delete (Fig. 46). IMPORTANT INFO: Deleting a user will also remove the associ- ated share, the files it contains, and related backup jobs. 4.5.3. Editing a User 1. Click on the text in any field in the user table to modify a value (Fig. 47). TECHNICAL NOTE: You can’t change the username for the ad- min user. However, you can change the password. 4.5.4. Enabling Time Machine The Network Space 2 is compatible with Apple’s Time Machine, which backs up your Macintosh onto an external volume at regular intervals. In order for Time Machine to recognize the Network Space 2 as a valid backup volume for a given user, that user must enable Time Machine backup for his/her share. To do this, click the Time Machine box to the right of the user’s listing in the table (Fig. 48). TECHNICAL NOTE: Time Machine is Mac-compatible only. TECHNICAL NOTE: To allow everyone on your network to use the Network Space 2 as a Time Machine backup volume, the administer can click the Time Machine box to the right of the OpenShare listing (Fig. 49). Fig. 46 Fig. 47 Fig. 48 Fig. 49
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Administering Your LaCie Network Space User Manual page 36 4.6. Dashboard: Network This page allows you to modify your Network Space 2’s network settings. Toggle DHCP or Manual configuration: If your network is DHCP- enabled, as are most consumer networks, the Network Space 2 will automatically be assigned an IP address and other values. As a result, most users will see that the table has been filled in with val- ues. If you select Configure Manually, you will be able to modify the table values. Automatic port forward (UPNP-IGD / NAT-PMP): Checking this box will, with most routers, allow your Network Space 2 to communicate properly with the internet. This will allow optimum transfer speeds when using the torrent server feature and will allow you to access the Dashboard and your content remotely through the internet (remote access via HTTP requires Dynamic DNS setup, such as DynDNS, see below). Dyndns: In order to access the Dashboard and File browser remotely through the internet, you need to set up Dynamic DNS service. La- Cie advises that you enable port forward (see above). This service is free and no subscription is required. Follow these steps: 1. Go to http://www.dynDNS.com. 2. Create an account. 3. Input the Network Space 2’s IP address and create a hostname (ex. smithfamily.dyndns.org). 4. On the Dashboard, open the Network page and enter the host- name and password you set up. 5. From any internet connection, open a web browser and type the hostname (Fig. 51). You Network Space 2 login page will open. Fig. 50 Fig. 51
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Administering Your LaCie Network Space User Manual page 37 4.7. Dashboard: Eco Management Light On: Uncheck this box to turn off the blue light. Note that this will not disable warning indicators. For more details on LED behav- ior, refer to section 1.4. LED Behavior. Eco Mode after: Set the duration of inactivity after which the drive will revert to Eco mode, which reduces power consumption. The product leaves Eco mode automatically when a request is sent to the drive. Deep sleep enable: Deep sleep means that the drive will enter a very low energy consumption mode instead of turning off when you click the Shut Down button (see below). This mode can be triggered by clicking the power button (but do not hold it) on the back of the drive. To wake the drive from Deep Sleep Mode, press the power button on the back of the drive (but do not hold it down) or use the Wake on LAN function in the LaCie Network Assistant (see 4.7.1. Wake on LAN). IMPORTANT INFO: If Deep Sleep Mode is enabled, clicking the Shut Down button (see below) will cause the drive to enter Deep Sleep Mode, and will NOT switch off the product. Scheduled Switch On: Set the drive to turn on at a certain time to save energy. Scheduled Switch Off: Set the drive to turn off at a certain time to save energy. IMPORTANT INFO: After modifying any of the above parameters, click the Submit button. Restart: Click this button to restart the Network Space 2. Shut down: If Deep Sleep Mode is enabled, clicking this button will make the product enter Deep Sleep Mode. Otherwise, it will turn off the product. In this case, in order to turn it back on, you will have to press the power button. NOTE: For details on using the multi-function power button, see section 2.5. Power Button Functions. Fig. 52
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Administering Your LaCie Network Space User Manual page 38 4.7.1. Wake on LAN You can use LaCie Network Assistant (LNA) to wake your Network Space 2. 1. Find your Network Space 2’s MAC address, which can be found in the Network Menu of the Dashboard (see 4.6. Dashboard: Network) or use the LNA by clicking Configuration Window (Fig. 53). 2. Click the LNA icon in your system tray (Windows) or menu bar (Mac) and select Wake Up a Device... (Fig. 54). 3. Input the MAC address (Fig. 55). Fig. 53 Fig. 54 Fig. 55
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Administering Your LaCie Network Space User Manual page 39 4.8. Dashboard: General Settings This page allows you to modify some of your Network Space 2’s general parameters. Machine Name: Modify the machine name. The machine name identifies your Network Space 2 in LaCie Network Assistant and on the local network. IMPORTANT INFO: The machine name is limited to 15 charac- ters. Workgroup: Modify the Windows workgroup name to set your Net- work Space 2 to belong to a certain workgroup. TECHNICAL NOTE: Mac users connected to a network with Win- dows com­ puters can also access shares this way by selecting in the Finder Network > [Workgroup] > networkspace2 where “[Work­ group]” is the name of the Windows workgroup. FTP Service: Toggle this feature on to allow your Network Space 2 to be accessible via File Transfer Protocol (FTP). Refer to section 3.5. Accessing Shares via FTP for details on FTP access. UPnP Media Service: This feature allows your Network Space 2 to act as a UPnP multimedia server (it is ON by default). Once this feature is activated, files stored in OpenShare and USBShare will be available to play on UPnP-enabled players (such as cell phones, computers, and game consoles). For information on using your Network Space 2 to stream files to your UPnP devices, see 3.6. Mul- timedia Server. For information on using the Network Space 2 as an iTunes music server, see section 3.7. iTunes Music Server. TECHNICAL NOTE: If you’ve just added new content to the Net- work Space 2, it could take a few minutes before they are available to UPnP/DLNA-certified players/adapters. Date (mm/dd/yy): Change the date. Time: Change the time. Time zone: Change the time zone. Fig. 56
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Administering Your LaCie Network Space User Manual page 40 4.9. Dashboard: Help The support page will allow you to access the system log and set up email alerts. System log: Click the Clear button to purge the system log. Click the Download button to save the log to your computer. Alert notification: If you toggle this box on, when significant events occur with your Network Space 2, the administrator will automati- cally be sent an email (if he or she set an email address in the Users page, if the drive has a connection to the internet, and the SMTP configuration has been set up). SMTP Configuration: In order for your Network Space 2 to send emails, SMTP must be configured. Input an SMTP server, port, and other settings. Fig. 57
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Administering Your LaCie Network Space User Manual page 41 4.10. Dashboard: Download The Network Space 2 Dashboard features a torrent server that will allow you to download torrent, FTP, and HTTP files (Fig. 58). For more information on torrents, see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BitTorrent_protocol 1. To start a download, click the green plus sign next the page title (Fig. 59). 2. Choose whether the torrent source is a file or a URL, then navi- gate to the source. 3. Choose the destination (i.e., on which share the downloaded file will be stored) and click SUBMIT. 4. The file will begin downloading. 4.10.1. Download Page Settings Below the list of downloads are several settings that affect the down- load feature (Fig. 59). TCP Listening port: Choose a router port through which the torrent service will operate. Download limit rate: Type a number here to restrict maximum down- load rates. Upload limit rate: Type a number here to restrict maximum upload rates. Max. active torrents: Type a number here to limit the number of torrents that can download/upload simultaneously. Type zero for no limit. TECHNICAL NOTE: Because the torrent client service uses band- width and system resources, multiple simultaneous downloads can impact Network Space 2 performance. Fig. 58 Fig. 60 Fig. 59
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Administering Your LaCie Network Space User Manual page 42 4.10.2. Email Notification Events The following events will trigger an email notification if an email ad- dress has been provided in the User page: Event Identifier Description Recipient Capacity When the total avail- able capacity is less than 10GB Admin Quota event When the user share is more than 80 % full Relevant user Download When a download has completed or when a download error has occurred Admin or user depending on download owner Backup When a backup error occurs Admin Temperature The product has remained at maximum temperature for at least one minute Admin Password recovery A user has recovered his/her password Admin or user, depending on who made the request From: "Network Space 2.0 - LaCie-NS2-4" <jdoe@lacie.com> Subject: [LaCie] Password Recovery Date: June 9, 2009 5:40:47 PM GMT+03:00 To: jdoe@lacie.com Host : LaCie-NS2-4 Model : Network Space 2.0 System Time : Tue, 09 Jun 2009 14:37:50 For password recovery Click here ================================================ [ This message is automatically generated by the LaCie email notification service ] www.lacie.com Fig. 61 - Example email notification (password recovery)
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Administering Your LaCie Network Space User Manual page 43 4.11. Dashboard: Drive Information This page shows you information about disk usage and will allow you to reformat your drive. 4.11.1. Formatting Your Network Space 2 This page allows you to reformat the Network Space 2. When you click the Format button, all data on the disk will be erased. Data on USB hard drive connected to the front port will not be affected. To reformat your drive: 1. Click the FORMAT button. 2. In the blue window that opens, confirm by flicking the FORMAT button. CAUTION: Formatting will erase all the data on your drive (but will not remove users or settings). Make sure to back up all your data onto another volume before proceeding. If you want to back up the USBShare onto another share, LaCie recommends you create a backup task to copy the contents of USBShare onto the other share (see section 4.12. Dashboard: Copy), then delete the files from US- BShare. It is not recommended to transfer large quantities of files from the USBShare to other shares (or vice-versa) using SMB (i.e. using the Finder for Mac users or an Explorer window for Windows users). LaCie cannot be held for responsible for the loss of data oc- curring during formatting. TECHNICAL NOTE: If you reformat using this method, the disk that mounts on your computer when you connect via USB will be reformatted in MS-DOS (FAT32). If you wish to format the drive in a different file system (NTFS or HFS+), use your operating system’s native disk management tool (make sure to disconnect the Ethernet connection and connect the USB cable before attempting). Fig. 62 Fig. 63
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Administering Your LaCie Network Space User Manual page 44 4.11.2. Modifying the USB Share Capacity Under the heading USB Drive, click the number under the heading Change Size to modify the amount of capacity to be allocated for the USB access. You can modify this proportion from 0 GB to up to 500 GB (default is 0 GB) (Fig. 64). If you choose to decrease the share size, the volume will be refor- matted and all data contained on the volume will be erased. To proceed, confirm your choice in the popup window. If you choose to increase the USB share size, it is necessary to format the share under the USB Drive heading on the Drive Information page in the Dashboard (for details, see 4.11. Dashboard: Drive In- formation). IMPORTANT INFO: LaCie strongly recommends you do not in- crease the USB share size to more than 128 GB in order not to reduce the amount of storage available through the network con- nection. CAUTION: Decreasing the capacity of a quota can cause data to be deleted. Make sure data is backed up onto another volume before proceeding. Fig. 64
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Administering Your LaCie Network Space User Manual page 45 4.12. Dashboard: Copy This page will allow you to set up backups (Fig. 65). You can con- figure backups of the following shares: ✦ ✦ OpenShare ✦ ✦ MyShare (if you have access) ✦ ✦ User private share (if you have access) ✦ ✦ An attached external USB hard drive The following targets (where you want the backed up files to be copied) for backup can be used: ✦ ✦ OpenShare ✦ ✦ MyShare (if you have access) ✦ ✦ User private share (if you have access) ✦ ✦ An attached external USB hard drive 4.12.1. Creating a Backup Job 1. Click the green plus sign to the right of the page title (“Jobs List”) (Fig. 66). 2. Set a Source share (what you want to back up) in the left menu and a Destination share (where you want to save the backup) in the right menu. 3. After a moment, a message will appear saying that the backup has begun (Fig. 67). 4. A message will notify you when the backup is finished. Fig. 65 Fig. 67 Fig. 66
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Administering Your LaCie Network Space User Manual page 46 4.12.2. Auto Backup USB Device If you toggle this box on, files located on an external USB device connected to the front USB port will be automatically copied to the Network Space 2 (Fig. 68). This feature allows you to copy the con- tents of an external hard drive onto the Network Space 2, making those files available on the network, without needing a computer. If this feature is toggled OFF, you can still configure and run manu- ally a backup task that will copy files from the external USB disk to the Network Space 2 (OpenShare). See section 4.12. Dashboard: Copy for details. Once the backup is complete, the LED will stop blinking. You can then safely unplug the drive. Fig. 68
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Administering Your LaCie Network Space User Manual page 47 4.13. Dashboard: Front USB Port This page provides you with information on devices connected to the Network Space 2’s front USB port. The Network Space 2 features a printer server. To activate it, click the Activate Printer Server check box. You can connect a USB printer to the Network Space 2 via the front USB port. Once connected, the printer will become available throughout your network. Addition- ally, correct printer drivers must be installed on the host computer. IMPORTANT NOTE: For multi-function printers, only the print feature is supported. If your printer has a scan feature, for example, it will not work when connected to the Network Space 2. IMPORTANT INFO: Only PostScript printers are supported. If your printer does not display on this page, it is likely that the printer does not support PostScript printing. This is frequently the case with multi-function and photo printers. LaCie can not guarantee that your printer supports the proper protocols to make it a networked printer. To unmount an attached USB hard drive, click the Eject button. For details on connecting a USB hard drive, see 4.13.1. Connecting an External Hard Drive. IMPORTANT INFO: The front USB is only active when the product is connected via the Ethernet cable. Fig. 69
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Administering Your LaCie Network Space User Manual page 48 4.13.1. Connecting an External Hard Drive You can connect an external USB hard disk or USB key to back up the data on your LaCie Network Space 2 or as a way to add stor- age capacity. Connected hard disks are accessed similarly to shared folders. TECHNICAL NOTE: External USB hard disks must be formatted in one of the supported systems to be compatible with the LaCie Net- work Space 2: MS-DOS (FAT32), NTFS, HFS+, EXT3, or XFS. To connect an external hard disk: 1. Make sure that your LaCie Network Space 2 is connected to your home network. 2. Turn on the external hard disk and connect its USB cable to the USB port on the FRONT of the LaCie Network Space 2 (Fig. 70). 3. In a few seconds, the disk should appear as a share in LaCie Network Assistant and in the Dashboard. To access the files on the hard disk, connect to it like a regular shared folder as de- scribed in section 3. Accessing and Transferring Files. IMPORTANT NOTE: The maximum capacity supported for an ex- ternal drive formatted in MS-DOS (FAT32) is 500 GB. In case the capacity of the connected external drive exceeds this limit, the drive will not be recognized by the Network Space 2. IMPORTANT NOTE: The maximum capacity supported for an ex- ternal drive formatted in any file system is 2TB. Drives with greater capacity will not be recognized by the Network Space 2. Fig. 70
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Technical Information User Manual page 49 5.1. Optimizing Data Transfers Data transfers are the flow of data that accomplishes a task, usually related to moving data from storage to computer RAM, or between storage devices. With external drives, such as the Network Space 2 connected via USB cable, NOT Ethernet cable), the data is trans- ferred from the drive to the computer via the USB interface. The data is fed from the drive through the USB port on the drive, and passes to the computer through the USB host-bus adapter interface. USB To utilize the enhanced Hi-Speed USB 2.0 performance, your com- puter must be equipped with a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 host bus adapter card (either sold separately, or integrated by your computer’s manu- facturer) and the appropriate drivers. These host bus adapter cards, which include one or more USB ports, are shipped with special Hi- Speed USB 2.0 drivers that enable the computer to control the card. These drivers must be installed in order for USB 2.0 devices con- nected to the port to work at their correct speeds. Computers running Windows XP and Windows Vista automatically manage Hi-Speed USB 2.0 devices and drivers, while Windows 98 SE and Windows Me will require that drivers be installed before a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 device is attached. Contact your LaCie reseller or LaCie Customer Support for informa- tion about Hi-Speed USB 2.0 PCI or PC Cards, or visit our Web site: www.lacie.com. 5. Technical Information
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LaCie Network Space 2 • DESIGN BY NEIL POULTON Troubleshooting User Manual page 50 In the event that your LaCie Network Space 2 is not working cor- rectly, please take a look at the following Troubleshooting sections and at the FAQs published on our web site – www.lacie.com. One of these FAQs may provide an answer to your specific question. You can also visit the downloads page, where the most recent software updates will be available: www.lacie.com/support/downloads. If you need further assistance, please contact your LaCie reseller or LaCie Technical Support (see section 7.1. LaCie Technical Support Contacts for details). 6.1. System Log The system log allows you to review the type, date, time, source and event ID of activities on the LaCie Network Space 2. Additionally, if you ever need help from LaCie technical support, the log will be important. For more information, refer to chapter 4.9. Dashboard: Help. 6.2. Manual Updates LaCie strives to give you the most up-to-date, comprehensive user manuals possible. It is our goal to provide you with a friendly, easy- to-use format that will help you quickly install and utilize the many functions of your new device. If your manual does not reflect the configurations of the product that you purchased, please check our website for the most current version available. www.lacie.com 6. Troubleshooting

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