All LaCie NAS feature an easy-to-use browser-based administration tool, called the Dashboard. Launch the Dashboard to manage storage, users, shares, and much more.
There are two ways to access the Dashboard: LaCie Network Assistant and an internet browser.
See LaCie Network Assistant for instructions on software installation.
You can also type your LaCie NAS's IP address in the browser's URL (web address) field.
For example: http://[IP-address].
The IP address may be found in LaCie Network Assistant (see Find the IP Address).
The first time you access the Dashboard, complete the Authentication and Timezone fields. (The password should be from 4-20 alphanumeric characters and symbols, and the username should be from 1-20 alphanumeric characters. Consider using a strong password that is difficult for others to guess.)
In subsequent logins, simply enter your username and password, then choose Log on.
For added security, choose Switch to HTTPS at the Dashboard login.
If a user has forgotten his/her password, it can be recovered if the administrator has:
If the above conditions have been met, the administrator and/or user can follow the steps below to recover a password:
To restart or put the LaCie NAS into deep sleep mode, select the power button, then choose between Restart and Deep Sleep mode. Deep sleep mode must be enabled or the option will not be available (see Eco Management).
The LaCie 5big NAS Pro has the added option to Shutdown the device. To shut down the LaCie 2big NAS, use the switch on the back of the device (see Views of the Product).
The Dashboard is made up of: