Qnap TS420U Kuwait

Qnap TS420U Kuwait

The Qnap TS-420U Kuwait supports SMB/CIFS, NFS and AFP protocols for file sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX networks. User accounts and shared folders can be created via the user-friendly web-based interface without IT expertise.



Qnap TS420U Kuwait

The Qnap TS420U Kuwait is a high-performance 4-bay NAS server with large capacity storage and file sharing. It acts as a backup center for business-critical applications. The NAS server can hold up to 4 hard drives and is designed to be easily installed in the server room and configured with up to 12TB of storage capacity. This server is an ideal solution for centralized data backup, cross-platform file sharing, iSCSI/IP-SAN storage combo solution and a number of business applications. Moreover, the NAS server offers exceptionally low power consumption, reliable system operations and capacity expandability.

The intuitive MyCloudNAS service simplifies the process of publishing content residing on the Qnap TS-420U Kuwait over the Internet and helps IT administrators to create private cloud storage in just a few simple steps. The mobile app QMobile provides users with iOS or Android mobile devices a convenient way to access the NAS server on the go

Key Features

Cross-Platform Sharing with Antivirus

The Qnap TS-420U Kuwait supports SMB/CIFS, NFS and AFP protocols for file sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX networks. User accounts and shared folders can be created via the user-friendly web-based interface without IT expertise. The integrated antivirus solution ensures business continuity by offering protection against the latest viruses, malware, worms and Trojan horses

Windows Active Directory (AD) and LDAP Directory Service

The Windows AD and LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) directory service features enable the IT administrator to retrieve user accounts from Windows AD or LDAP-based directory server to the server, reducing time and effort in account setup. Users can use the same login name and password to access the NAS server. In addition, the NAS server can be configured as an LDAP server and allows devices with LDAP protocol enabled to be joined in the directory and share the same user accounts and groups

ISO File Archiving and Sharing

The Qnap TS-420U Kuwait supports mounting ISO images of CD and DVD discs as network shares for data archiving, storage and sharing. This feature saves the space for storing physical discs, reduces the risk of data loss caused by disc wearing and tearing as well as enhances the efficiency of data sharing on business network

Advanced Folder Permissions

Advanced folder permissions allow you to configure folder/subfolder access to the server. With this feature enabled, users can manage the folder permissions from Microsoft Windows or the web-based management interface of the NAS server easily

Policy-Based Unauthorized IP Blocking

The IT administrator can allow, deny or auto block specified IP addresses or network domains which attempt to connect to the NAS server via SSH, Telnet, HTTP(S), FTP, Samba or AFP

Remote Login

The Qnap TS-420U Kuwait supports remote login via Secure Shell (SSH) or Telnet connection

SSL Security (HTTPS)

The Qnap TS-420U Kuwait supports HTTPS connection. The IT administrator can upload a secure certificate and RSA private key in X.509PEM format issued by a trusted provider to allow access to the NAS server via secure SSL login

Secure FTP

The Qnap TS-420U Kuwait offers secure data transfer with SSL/TLS (explicit) encryption. The passive FTP port range setup is also supported

Encrypted Remote Replication by Rsync

The data on the Qnap TS-420U Kuwait can be backed up to or from another Turbo NAS or Rsync server over the network securely

Shared Folder Management

The IT administrator can choose to hide or show selected shared folders of the NAS server on Windows network

User Authority Management

Create multiple users and specify their password, quota and user groups by simply uploading the batch files in TXT or Excel CSV format to the NAS

VPN Server

Build up a private network with QNAP VPN Server support and allow inbound access by Windows, Mac, Linux and even iOS and Android devices. The connections are secured with up to 256-bit encryption

Well-Rounded Backup Solutions

The Qnap TS-420U Kuwait offers the IT administrator flexible server backup solutions, including encrypted remote replication, Real-Time Remote Replication (RTRR) and cloud-based storage backup. Windows and Mac users can use QNAP NetBak Replicator utility and Time Machine respectively to back up data to the server. Furthermore, the NAS server supports third-party backup software such as Veeam Backup & Replication and Acronis True Image

Disaster Recovery Solution

The Qnap TS-420U Kuwait offers users peace of mind, business continuity and high availability of data by providing the ability to recover their data from disasters

Real-Time Remote Replication

Real-Time Remote Replication (RTRR) provides real-time or scheduled data replication between the NAS server and a remote QNAP NAS, an FTP server or an external drive

iSCSI LUN Snapshot/Backup

Server virtualization reduces IT expenditure yet provides flexible server management. Adopting a proper data protection and disaster recovery for virtual machines has become vastly important. The NAS server has taken iSCSI LUN backup/restore to an advanced level with snapshot technology. The IT administrator can use the LUN snapshot to back up contents in the LUN to various storage destinations, including Windows shared folders via SMB/CIFS, Linux shared folders via NFS or local shared folders on the NAS server

Cloud Storage Backup

You can send private data to the clouds. The NAS server supports Amazon S3, ElephantDrive and Symform cloud storage backup which have several backup modes including real-time, scheduled backup and versioning control so that the data can be restored from any point of time. With ElephantDrive, cloud storage can be monitored through a web browser. An additional set of all the data stored will always be available, so remote data recovery is quick and simple

Backup to External Drive via USB 3.0

The IT administrator can connect external storage devices to the Turbo NAS via the eSATA or USB ports and back up data in the NAS shared folders to the external devices. The three backup modes provided are instant, scheduled and provide automatic backup. The Turbo NAS features USB 3.0 ports for high-speed backup to external hard drives. EXT3, EXT4, NTFS and HFS+ file systems are supported to ensure compatibility with Windows, Mac OS X and Linux operating systems

NAS + iSCSI Combo Solution

The Qnap TS-420U Kuwait can serve as a NAS for file sharing and iSCSI storage concurrently

Flexible Management

The Qnap TS-420U Kuwait supports multiple LUNs (Logical Unit Numbers) and iSCSI targets. The LUNs can be flexibly mapped to, unmapped from and switched among different iSCSI targets

Secure Deployment

Designed with CHAP authentication and LUN masking, the advanced ACL (Access Control List) offers the capability to block unauthorized access from the initiators

File Server

The Qnap TS-420U Kuwait provides seamless file sharing cross Windows, Mac, Linux and UNIX platforms. It also supports WebDAV for easy access to shared folders via HTTP/HTTPS protocol remotely

FTP Server

The IT administrator can establish an FTP server with the NAS server and share files conveniently with colleagues or customers

Qnap TS-420U Kuwait Technical Specifications

CPU Marvell 1.6 GHz
Flash Memory 16MB
Hard Disk Drive 4 x 3.5″ or 2.5″ SATA HDD
NOTE:The system is shipped without hard disk drives.For the hard disk drive compatibility list, please visit
Hard Disk Tray 4 x hot-swappable and lockable tray
LAN Port 2 x Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet port
LED Indicators USB, Status, HDD 1, HDD 2, HDD 3, HDD 4, LAN
USB 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port, 2 x USB 2.0 port
Supports USB printer, disk, pen drive, USB hub, and USB UPS, etc.
eSATA 2 x eSATA port (Back)
Buttons System: Power button, USB one-touch-backup button, reset button
Alarm Buzzer System warning
Form Factor Rackmount
Dimensions 44(H) x 439(W) x 483(D) mm
1.73(H) x 16.97(W) x 19.02(D) inch
Weight Net weight: 6.7 Kg (14.77 lb)
Gross weight: 9.5 Kg (20.94 lb)
Power Consumption (W) Sleep mode: 15W
In operation: 29W
(with 4 x 500GB HDD installed)
Temperature 0-40˚C/ 32-104°F
Relative Humidity 5~95% RH non-condensing, wet bulb: 27˚C.
Power Supply Input: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz, Output: 250W
Fan 2 x quiet cooling fan (4 cm, 12V DC)