SIRIS Network Attached Storage: NAS Share Settings

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This article explains how the configuration settings for a NAS share on a SIRIS appliance.

Configuration Settings

To configure a NAS share, go to the File Share menu, and click on Network Attached Storage. You will see a list of your existing shares.


Figure 1 - Share list

Click on the Configure Share Settings link, as shown in Figure 1.

These settings apply to NAS shares only.

Make Share Public/Private


Figure 1
- Public / Private toggle

This button toggles between making the Share Public or Private. To back up a Mac via TimeMachine/AFP, the share must be private.

Add User to Share

Use this feature to add user(s) to your share. The list displays all device users, minus the users that are already assigned to the share. Check the box "Add as admin" to enable administrative rights for the user.


Figure 2
- Add User to Share

Manage Share Users

This feature allows you to adjust the permissions for users of the share. You can grant the user administrative access or remove the user from the share.


Figure 3 - Manage Share Users

Other Share Options


Figure 4 - Other Share Options

  • Enable Write Access for All Users: This setting changes the default setting of Write Access for Creator Only (WACO) to Write Access for All (WAA). For more information on this setting, see the article Datto NAS Access Control List.
  • Enable FTP, AFP/Time Machine, NFS, SFTP: Enable the protocols that you want to use to access this share.

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