QSM Specifications

The Most Reliable Enterprise Storage Solution

QSAN Storage Manager QSM is a NAS operation system specially designed for QSAN XCubeNAS series. The core of QSM is Linux kernel and in-house fine-tuning 128-bit ZFS. The ZFS has high scalability and can be managed easily, also with the ability to maintain the data integrity. QSM not only inherits the amazing native features of ZFS, its powerful storage features ensure persistent, reliable storage management, protection against data corruption, seamless capacity expansion, several data integrity mechanisms, pool and disk encryption protection, unlimited snapshots, and unlimited clones.

Operating System
  • 64bit embedded Linux
  • Unified Storage Server
  • NAS application server (Gigabit/10GbE NIC)
  • iSCSI storage (Gigabit/10GbE NIC)
  • Fibre Channel storage (16Gb)1
  • Direct-attached storage with Thunderbolt™ 3 (40GbE)2
  • File Server
  • File sharing across Windows/Mac/Linux/UNIX and centralized management
  • FTP Server
  • Supports data access from remote location via FTP
  • Bandwidth Control
  • Connection control
  • FTP with SSL/ TLS (explicit) mode
  • FXP supported
  • Passive FTP port range control
  • Backup Server
  • Snapshot and Replication
  • Block-Level Snapshot and Replication
  • Schedule and manually taking Snapshot
  • Snapshot retention policy
  • Snapshot Single file restore
  • Snapshot lock
  • XMirror (Multi-sites Volume and folder backup and synchronization)
  • Public Cloud backup: Alibaba Cloud OSS, HiCloud S3, Amazon S3 and S3 compatible
  • Public Cloud synchronization: Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, Dropbox
  • Time machine Backup server
  • External storage device backup
  • 3rd party backup software support: Acronis True Image, CA BrightStor ARCserveBackup,EMC Retrospect, Symantec Backup Exec,LaCie Silverkeeper
  • Symantec Backup Exec,LaCie Silverkeeper
  • Web Server
  • Built-in phpMyAdmin
  • SQL Server
  • MariaDB database server
  • VPN Server
  • Supports OpenVPN, PPTP and IPsec+L2TP
  • Virtualization Server3
  • Virtual machine import/export
  • Virtual machine backup
  • Virtual machine Snapshot
  • User-based permissions settings
  • Support virtual switch
  • Supports access from IE, Safari, Firefox,Chrome
  • Windows, Linux, UNIX and Android
  • Operating System
  • Linux-embedded system
  • Connection
  • IPv4, IPv6 and DDNS domain name registration (QSAN Cloud)
  • Auto port forwarding
  • Networking
  • VLAN
  • Link aggregation (support 11 bonding modes)
  • Multi-IP settings
  • Gigabit Jumbo Frame
  • File System
  • ZFS file system
  • EXT2 (Virtual Volume)
  • EXT3 (Virtual Volume)
  • EXT4 (Virtual Volume)
  • FAT (Virtual Volume)
  • NTFS (Virtual Volume)
  • HFS (Virtual Volume)
  • Supported Operating Systems
  • Windows
  • Mac OS X
  • Linux (2.6 or later) and UNIX
  • Storage Management
  • Single disk, RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, Z3, 10, 50, 60 and JBOD4
  • Global and Dedicated spare disk
  • Disk management
  • Disk S.M.A.R.T check
  • Instant RAID
  • RAID Fast Rebuild
  • Pool application mode: General, Media Streaming, and Database
  • Multi-pool and volume management
  • Storage capacity management
  • Pool and Volume thread hole notification
  • Online Pool expansion and migration
  • Online volume expansion
  • Build in iSCSI initiator and Target
  • Virtual Volume
  • Auto-Tiering
  • External storage device management
  • Pool Encryption
  • Support Disk cache
  • Data Scrubbing
  • Virtual Volume
  • SSD Read and Write cache
  • Deduplication (volume and LUN)5
  • Snapshot (folder and LUN)
  • Compression (volume and LUN)
  • Thin Provision for LUN
  • Self-encryption Drive (SED) pool level protection
  • User Management
  • Local / domain user and group management
  • Local / domain application privilege
  • User quota for local and domain user
  • Home folder
  • Windows AD and LDAP support
  • Trust domain and support up to 200,000 domain user
  • Folder Management
  • Advanced ACL
  • Windows ACL
  • Hide shared folder on Windows network
  • Unicode support
  • WORM (Write Once Read Many protection)
  • Folder usage threshold notification
  • Folder quota
  • System Tool
  • NTP time settings
  • Notification: Email alert (SMTP authentication), syslog, and SNMP
  • System firmware update
  • Back up, restore, reset system settings
  • Import system configuration
  • Antivirus
  • Smart fan
  • IP access control
  • Policy-based unauthorized IP blocking
  • Secure remote login by SSH connection
  • Connection list management
  • SNMP UPS support
  • Network recycle bin
  • Import SSL certificate
  • Real-time Resource (CPU, Memory, Storage, Pool, Process)/ HardwaService/ Network resource monitor
  • Power Management
  • HDD Hibernation
  • Power schedule
  • Wake on LAN
  • UPS settings
  • Recover from power outage
  • System Optimization Settings
  • Service binding
  • User application mode
  • SSD Trim
  • Log
  • System log
  • System connection and data transfer log
  • Multilingual Support
  • Chinese (Traditional & Simplified), English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Polish
  • File Manager
  • File preview
  • Embedded file player
  • Filter
  • Mount Cloud (Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox)
  • ISO image mount
  • CIFS, FTP, SFTP and WebDAV client
  • Share link
  • Team folder sharing
  • Publish to facebook, twitter, weibo
  • Media library
  • Media streaming
  • Online doc preview and editing
  • Transcoding (online/offline), compression
  • Service
  • Data service: CIFS, AFP, NFS, FTP, WebDAV
  • Backup service: Rsync
  • Discover service: Bonjour
  • Virtualization
  • Windows: Hyper-V, storage space
  • VMware: VMware 6.7 ready, VAAI, SRM
  • Citrix: Citrix 7.0 ready
  • Multi-Browser Support
  • Internet Explorer
  • Safari
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Utility
  • XFinder
  • Web Finder
  • Mobile App
  • Xccess (iOS, Android)
  • Notes
  • Fibre Channel storage is only applicable to: XN7016R, XN7024R, XN8016R, XN8024R
  • Thunderbolt ™ 3 solution is only applicable to: XN5004R, XN5008R, XN5012R, XN7004R, XN7008R, XN7012R, XN8008R, XN8012R, XN5004T, XN5008T, XN7004T, XN7008T, XN8004T, XN8008T
  • Virtualization Server is only applicable to: XN5004R, XN5008R, XN5012R, XN7004R, XN7008R, XN7012R, XN8008R, XN8012R, XN5004T, XN5008T, XN7004T, XN7008T, XN8004T, XN8008T
  • For XN3002T: Single disk, RAID 0, 1, 5, 6
    For XN3004T, XN5004T, XN8004T: Single disk, RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, Z3, 10 and JBOD
    For XN5008T, XN7008T, XN8008T: Single disk, RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, Z3, 10, 50, 60 and JBOD
    For XN5004R, XN5008R, XN5012R, XN7004R, XN7008R, XN7012R, XN7016R, XN7024R, XN8008R, XN8012R, XN8016R, XN8024R: Single disk, RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, Z3, 10, 50, 60 and JBOD
  • Deduplication is only applicable to: XN5004R, XN5008R, XN5012R, XN7004R, XN7008R, XN7012R, XN8008R, XN8012R, XN5004T, XN5008T, XN7004T, XN7008T, XN8004T, XN8008T
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