QNAP TS-563 5-Bay Business NAS Enclosure

QNAP TS-563 5-Bay Business NAS Enclosure

Brand QNAP
Model TS-563-2G-US

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Memory (RAM)
Hardware Specifications
2.0 GHz AMD G-Series x86 Quad-Core processor
Hardware Encryption Engine
2 GB DDR3L RAM (1 x 2 GB) Total Memory Slots: 2 x SO-DIMM Memory Expandable up to: 16 GB (2 x 8 GB)
Flash Memory
512 MB
Hard Disk Drive
5 x 3.5" or 2.5" SATA III 6 Gb/s hard drives, SATA II 3 Gb/s hard drives, or SSDs
Hard Disk Tray
5 x Hot-swappable tray
LAN Port
2 x Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet ports (expandable up to 4 x GbE or 2 x 10GbE + 2 x GbE via PCIe NIC)
Network Expansion Slot
1 x PCIe Gen2 x 4 slot
LED Indicators
Status, USB, HDD 1-5
5 x USB 3.0 ports (1 x Front, 4 x Rear) Support USB printer, pen drive, and USB UPS etc
Power/Status, USB One-Touch-Backup, Reset
Alarm Buzzer
System warning
Form Factor
Power Consumption
S3 sleep: 2.26 W HDD standby: 30.17 W In operation: 47.68 W (with 5 x 2 TB HDDs installed)
32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Relative Humidity: 5 ~ 95% non-condensing Wet Bulb: 81°F / 27°C
Power Supply
ATX 250 W 110 - 240 VAC 50 - 60 Hz 5 A
Secure Design
Kensington security slot for theft prevention
1 x quiet cooling fan (4.7" / 12.0 cm, 12 VDC)
Software Specifications
Operating System
QTS 4.1 (embedded Linux)
Client OS Support
- Windows 8 (32 & 64-bit), 7 (32 & 64-bit), Vista, XP, Server 2012 R2 / 2012 / 2008 R2 / 2003 - Apple Mac OS X - Linux & UNIX
Supported Browsers
Microsoft Internet Explorer 10+ Mozilla Firefox 8+ Apple Safari 4+ Google Chrome
Multilingual Support
Chinese (Traditional & Simplified), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish
File System
Internal Hard Drive: EXT4 External Hard Drive: EXT3, EXT4, NTFS, FAT32, HFS+
TCP/IP (IPv4 & IPv6: Dual Stack) Dual Gigabit NICs with jumbo frame (failover, multi-IP settings, port trunking/NIC teaming) Service binding based on network interfaces Proxy server (Squid available in App Center) Proxy client DHCP client, DHCP server Protocols: CIFS/SMB, AFP, NFS, FTP, FTPS, SFTP, TFTP, HTTP(S), Telnet, SSH, iSCSI, SNMP, SMTP, and SMSC UPnP & Bonjour discovery USB Wi-Fi 802.11ac adapter support
Network access protection with auto-blocking: SSH, Telnet, HTTP(S), FTP, CIFS/SMB, AFP CIFS host access control for shared folders FIPS 140-2 validated AES 256-bit volume-based data encryption AES 256-bit external drive encryption Importable SSL certificates Instant alert via email, SMS, and beep
Storage Management
QNAP flexible Volume/LUN with thin provisioning and space reclaim RAID 0,1, 5, 6, 10, + hot spare Supports storage pool Online volume expansion Online storage pool expansion Online RAID capacity expansion and online RAID level migration SMART data migration Storage expansion via QNAP UX-500P/UX-800P expansion unit (max 2) Bad block scan and hard drive S.M.A.R.T. Bad block recovery RAID recovery Bitmap support
Power Management
Wake on LAN Internal hard drive standby mode Scheduled power on/off Automatic power on after power recovery USB and network UPS support with SNMP management System sleep mode (S3)
Access Right Management
Batch users creation Import/Export users User quota management Local user access control for CIFS, AFP, FTP, and WebDAV Application access control for Photo Station, Music Station, Video Station, and File Station Subfolder permissions support for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, and File Station
Transcoding Management
Background video transcoding to 240p, 360p, 480p, 720p, and 1080p resolutions Automatic offline video transcoding for preset shared folders Embed subtitles to videos in background transcoding
Domain Authentication Integration
Microsoft Active Directory (AD) & Domain Controller support LDAP server, LDAP client Domain users login via CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP, and File Station
myQNAPcloud Service
Private cloud storage and sharing Free host name registration (DDNS) Auto router configuration (via UPnP) Web-based file manager with HTTPS 2048-bit encryption CloudLink for remote access without complicated router setup myQNAPcloud connect for easy VPN connection (Windows VPN utility)
Syncs files among multiple devices with SSL support Selective synchronization for syncing specific folders only Use team folders as a file center for greater team collaboration (maximum sync tasks: 32) Shares files by links via email Policy settings for conflicted files and file type filter support Version control: up to 64 versions Incremental synchronization for HDD space saving Supports Windows & Mac OS
Web Administration
Smart Fan Control Dynamic DNS (DDNS) SNMP (v2 & v3) Resource monitor Network recycle bin for file deletion via CIFS/SMB, AFP, and File Station Automatic Cleanup File Type Filter Comprehensive logs (events & connection) Syslog client/server System settings backup and restore Restore to factory default Mobile app: Qmanager for remote system monitoring & management
All-in-One Server
File Server
File sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux/UNIX Windows ACL Advanced folder permission for CIFS/SMB, AFP, FTP Shared folder aggregation (CIFS/SMB)
FTP Server
FTP over SSL/TLS (Explicit) FXP support Passive FTP port range control
File Station
Supports ISO mounting (Up to 256 ISO files) Supports thumbnail display of multimedia files Supports sharing download links and upload links Drag-n-drop files via Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox File compression (ZIP or 7z) Creation of and sending download links for sharing public files with expiration time and password protection Support for displaying subtitles (*.SRT, UTF-8 format) Support slideshow playback in media viewer Mobile App: Qfile for file browsing and management
Backup Station
Remote replication server (over rsync) Real-time remote replication (RTRR) to another QNAP NAS or FTP server Works as both RTRR server & client with bandwidth control Real-time & scheduled backup Encryption, compression, file filters, and transfer rate limitations Encrypted replication between QNAP NAS servers Desktop backup with QNAP NetBak Replicator for Windows Apple Time Machine backup support Data backup to multiple external storage devices Synchronizes with cloud storage: Amazon S3, ElephantDrive, Dropbox Third party backup software support: Veeam backup & replication, Acronis True Image, Arcserve backup, emc retrospect, Symantec Backup Exec, etc
Print Server
Max. number of printers: 3 Support for Internet Printing Protocol Print job display and management IP-based and domain name-based privilege control
Cloud Backup Station
Amazon S3 Amazon Glacier Webdev-based cloud storage Microsoft Azure Open Stack
Virtualization Station
Supports creating one Virtual Machine (VM) to run an operating system such as Windows, Linux, and Unix VM import from Virtual Appliances VM export into a virtual appliance in OVF / QVM format VM clone & snapshot HTML5-based shared remote console
Storage Plug & Connect
Creating and mapping shared folders using QNAP Windows Qfinder Creation of and connection to iSCSI targets/LUN
iSCSI target with multi-LUNs per target (Up to 256 targets/LUNs combined) Support for LUN mapping & masking Online LUN capacity expansion Support for SPC-3 persistent reservation Support for MPIO & MC/S iSCSI LUN backup, one-time snapshot, and restoration iSCSI connection and management by QNAP Windows Qfinder Virtual disk drive (via iSCSI initiator) Stack chaining master Max No. of virtual disk drives: 8
Surveillance Station
Supports over 3,000 IP cameras Includes 4 free camera licenses, up to 40 camera channels via additional license purchase Instant playback to check recent events Online editing to change cameras when in live view Visual aid by using e-maps Playback and speed control by shuttle bar Video preview using playback timeline Intelligent Video Analytics (IVA) for advanced video search Surveillance client for Mac Mobile surveillance app: Vmobile (iOS and Android) Mobile recording app: Vcam (iOS and Android)
VPN Server
Secure remote access: PPTP & OpenVPN VPN services Max number of clients: 30
VPN Client
Supported VPN protocols: PPTP & OpenVPN services PPTP Authentication: PAP, CHAP, MS-CHAP, MS-CHAPv2 PPTP Encryption: None, AES 40/128 bit, AES 256 bit OpenVPN Encryption: None, AES 40/128 bit, AES 256 bit Transmission package monitor OpenVPN port control OpenVPN link compression
App Center
Over 100 official and community software add-ons such as Photo Station, Music Station, Video Station, DLNA server, Notes Station, Signage Station, Airplay/Chromecast, and more
Dimensions & Weight
7.28 x 8.29 x 9.27" / 184.91 x 210.57 x 235.46 mm
9.7 lb / 4.4 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
13.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
20.7 x 16.0 x 14.5"
Product Highlights
5 x 3.5" or 2.5" SATA III Drive Bays
2.0 GHz AMD G-Series x86 Quad-Core
2GB DDR3L RAM & 512MB Flash Memory
2 x Gigabit Ethernet Ports
5 x USB 3.0 Ports
Up to 891 MB/s Read Speed
10GbE Ready
AES-NI Hardware Encryption Engine
AMD Virtualization Technology
QTS 4.1 Operating System


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