LaCie 2big NAS: Push the power button on the back of the device to the ON position.
LaCie 5big NAS Pro: Lightly push the the front LED button.
The front LED will turn on and then begin blinking. The device is ready to be accessed once the LED has turned solid blue. Your LaCie NAS may take up to three minutes to boot.
LaCie 2big NAS
LaCie 5big NAS Pro
Caution: Only use the AC adapter supplied with your specific LaCie device. Do not use a power supply from another LaCie device or another manufacturer. Using any other power cable or power supply may cause damage to the device and void your warranty. Always remove the AC adapter before transporting your LaCie device. Failure to remove the adapter may result in damage and will void your warranty.
Note: The steps below should be completed by the administrator of the device.
Perform the steps below on a PC/Mac connected to the same network as your LaCie NAS:
Launch your preferred internet browser and type the default address for the LaCie NAS:
Windows workstations (no Bonjour) - http://lacie-2big-nas or http://lacie-5big-pro
Mac OS X and Windows workstations running Bonjour - http://lacie-2big-nas.local or http://lacie-5big-pro.local.
The Dashboard administration tool will prompt you to create an administrator password.
You may also change:
The name of the device (the defaults are LaCie-2big-NAS or LaCie-5big-Pro).
The administrator login (the default is admin).
The time zone.
Make certain to note your login and password for future use.
Choose Finish. You will be taken to the Dashboard home page.
Simplify NAS access: LaCie recommends that you install the software utility LaCie Network Assistant before moving forward with the device configuration. LaCie Network Assistant gives you instant information on your LaCie NAS, such as firmware version, IP address, and hardware address. It will also provide quick access to shares (volumes) and the Dashboard. See LaCie Network Assistant for instructions.