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The initial setup process for an ASUSTOR NAS is incredibly straightforward, especially if your model comes with an LCD panel on the front. This small screen lets you perform the entire configuration process without firing up a PC. This guide will run you through the setup process for an ASUSTOR NAS with or without an LCD.

Products used in this guide

How to set up and connect to your ASUSTOR NAS

Using the LCD

If the ASUSTOR NAS you own has a display, it's a seamless process. Here's how to get it up and running:

  1. Turn on the NAS.
  2. Wait for the unit to complete its boot sequence.
  3. Check the display and confirm the setup process.
  4. Copy the IP address displayed on-screen and load it on your favorite browser.
  5. Login credentials are:

    • User: admin
    • Password: admin

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  6. You should now be greeted by ADM and are ready to go.

I strongly advise you to head into the account settings of the admin account and change the password from what's set as default. This will provide an additional layer of security for your NAS.

Using your PC

  1. Turn on the NAS.
  2. Look up the IP using your router or download ASUSTOR's desktop tool to search.
  3. Load the IP address in your favorite browser.
  4. Follow the initial setup wizard to configure the NAS.

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  5. Once complete, you'll be greeted by ADM and are ready to go.

Standard NAS

Asustor AS4002T

Two bays

The AS4002T is best suited to those who don't require much from a NAS or are just starting out with their first server. With two drive bays, you can store plenty on this compact unit.

Fancy LCD

Asustor AS6404T

Four bays

This is one of the most affordable ASUSTOR NAS with an LCD display. It has four bays and a capable processor, allowing you to do more on the server, including setting up Plex.

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