Stay up to date with the latest news, reviews and features. The response is good enough for home office with mostly documents and photos. Each drive bay is lockable and, if you need to replace a drive, the trays are conveniently tool-less. The spare I plugged in in the meantime is working fine after a week of heavy use several terabytes of file copying back and forth. We’re also in line to receive a replacement hard drive because one recently died in a 4TB BlackArmor NAS, the only one we’ve not sent back. Seagate has implemented one of the cleanest Web-based user interfaces we have seen on the BlackArmor NAS , making it easy to navigate and configure.
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Seagate NAS specs.
Seagate BlackArmor NAS 400 – NAS server – 0 GB Series
The response is good enough for home office with mostly documents and photos. Read more on these topics: Seagate NAS overview. And, needless to say Seagate’s NAS’s will not be on our list for future purchases.
Seagate has implemented one of the cleanest Web-based user interfaces we have seen on the BlackArmor NASmaking it easy to navigate and configure. One file transfer test uses 1MB files; this is intensive for both the hard drives and the embedded processor, and a good indication of how it will perform when backing up your computer.
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Seagate BlackArmor NAS 400 4-bay Network Storage Server Diskless
No Longer Available Update Location close. I had used the 2 TB Seagate BlackArmor before and this is my second buy due to running out of storage. The Device compact with less noise.
Thankfully, local backup isn’t so crippled. It is accompanied by MB of memory. The network array, which features 4 hot-swappable hard disk bays, can be configured in any of a variety of RAID levels.
Seagate acknowledges this, and they explain that it’s checking for updates and reporting its status to, and we quote them, Seagate Global Access. Not Specified by Manufacturer.
Seagate 8TB (4x2TB) BlackArmor NAS Network STSHA10G-RK
View our blackaemor policy before signing up. Overall it is a good device and serves our purpose well. I would prefer better folder rights control though they may have that functionality if joined to a Domain.
Without an open source standard such as rsync or FTP backups, the BlackArmor offers a disappointingly closed ecosystem for data security. Each drive bay is lockable and, if you need to replace a drive, the trays are conveniently tool-less. In addition, we’ve had to return 2 of the replacement blacoarmor they sent us because they, too, proved defective. Additionally, it appears that the NAS is a simple Linux server, under the hood. Sign up to gain exclusive blackkarmor to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.
We asked them for a more detailed explanation of this behaviour and how to turn off the so-called status reporting.
This device must be connected to an Ethernet network to function, and that virtually guarantees that it is thus also connected to your broadband Internet access. We’re 040 in has to receive a replacement hard drive because one recently died in a 4TB BlackArmor NAS, the only one we’ve not sent back. The software initially encourages you to create a backup image of your entire computer, but other options like “Try and Decide” let you manage system restore points when installing software that may corrupt the system.
Rated 2 out of 5 by TestPilot from It calls home – on its own!
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Our review unit was filled with four 1. However, there is no support for backing up to or acting as a backup for a non-Seagate NAS device. Blackarmog also run two file transfer tests to see how the NAS device performs in the real word. Rated 5 out of 5 by wpk from User friendly I was able to install this additional NAS storage without delay.
Overall a great product for home office.