QNAP: add a shared folder

In this tutorial, we will see how to create a shared folder with a QNAP NAS and access it from Windows.

Creating the shared folder

1. Go to the administration interface and open Control Panel 1 .

Qnap home

2. In the Privilege 1 section, click Shared Folders 2 .

Control panel qnap

3. Click Create 1 / Shared Folder 2 .

Add share folder

4. Enter the folder name 1 (which will also be the name of the share), in case more than one volume is available, select 2 . Then configure the share access rights 3 . To finish click on Create 4 .

Configure share

5. The shared folder is created 1 .

Share added

Access the shared folder

1. From a Windows workstation open the Run window ( + R)

2. Enter the share address 1 \\ NAS_IP\NAME_SHARE and click OK 2 .

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3. (optional) Enter credentials if necessary.


4. The shared folder is accessible.

Share explorer Windows