Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai


Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai

The TS-EC1679U-RP offers complete backup solutions with Apple Time Machine support, remote replication to an Rsync server, Windows client backup software QNAP NetBak Replicator and third party backup software support.


Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai

Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai is designed to provide IP SAN/NAS unified storage for large-scale business organizations that demand uncompromising high performance. Featuring a powerful Quad Core Intel® Xeon® E3-1225 v2 Processor 3.2 GHz, 4GB DDR3 ECC RAM (expandable to 32GB), and the capacity to hold up to 16 hard drives, the TS-EC1679U-RP greatly enhances efficiency of CPU-consuming tasks, powering large amount of concurrent tasks, and meeting the stringent requirements of data-hungry.

The server features ECC RAM modules for high reliability and can detect and correct errors introduced during transmission or storage of data. It offers higher protection in mission critical applications. The server is VMware, Citrix and Hyper-V ready compliant.

Key Features

Flexible 10GbE network expansion

Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai is equipped with 4 in-built Gigabit Ethernet ports, which can be expanded with additional 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports, or 4 10Gigabit Ethernet ports and delivers excellence performance with 2,000 MB/s throughput and 200,000 IOPS, improving the efficiency of virtualization applications via both NFS and iSCSI protocols. Coupled with the support for large storage capacity, Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai is a perfect choice for applications demanding high storage space and transmission speed such as data centers storing big data and for studios editing 4K/HD videos on-the-fly without transferring the videos between the TS-EC1679U-RP and Desktop computers


Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai boasts of Qsirch, a QNAP’s new built-in NAS search application lets you find what you need by real-time, natural search. Simply type in as much as you know about what you are trying to find, including bits of the file name or even words/phrases in the document, and Qsirch will display a list of matches, complete with thumbnails, as you type. Qsirch even remembers your search history so you can quickly navigate to files you’ve previously searched for. Qsirch is a huge productivity boost – it greatly reduces the amount of time spent looking for files on the NAS

Comprehensive Virtualization support

Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai supports VMware® Ready™, Citrix® Ready™, compatible with Microsoft® Hyper-V™ certification and Windows Server 2012, and supports advanced functions including SPC-3, MPIO and MC/S, enabling flexible deployment and management for virtualization needs. The TS-EC1679U-RP supports VMware VAAI and Microsoft ODX to increase performance by offloading ESXi server loading, and supports QNAP vSphere Client plug-in and QNAP SMI-S provider to provide enhanced operational efficiency in managing virtualization applications

Run Multiple Operation Systems

The Virtualization Station transforms Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai into a 2-in-a-box NAS that can function as an all-in-one NAS and a virtualization platform supporting multiple operating systems, fast virtual machine creation, virtual machine import/export, snapshot, and enables desktop operations on web browser. With the easy-to-use interface, you can centrally manage all virtual machines created on Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai with least efforts. Furthermore, you can download VMs on demand from the online VM markets and import them to TS-EC1679U-RP to use directly without any complex procedures

Multiple LAN 

Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai supports multiple port-trunking modes, enabling IT administrators to set up link aggregation to increase total data transmission capability. Failover is also supported to ensure continuous system operations. The supported port-trunking modes include: Balance-rr (Round-Robin), Active Backup, Balance XOR, Broadcast, IEEE 802.3ad, Balance-tlb (Adaptive Transmit Load Balancing) and Balance-alb (Adaptive Load Balancing)

High Stability

Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai serves as a business-ready system, providing 24/7 continuous operation and services. The dual OS embedded on the DOM architecture in the TS-EC1679U-RP ensures that the system boots up and operates stably. The expertly-designed smart fan delivers great system heat dissipation with minimum vibration, and is easily replaceable without system interruption. The TS-EC1679U-RP also features a redundant power supply to ensure maximum system uptime

Highly Reliable

Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai supports comprehensive RAID configuration and hot-swapping to allow hard drive replacement without system interruption. QNAP’s advanced RAID recovery technology also helps if any healthy drives are removed from a degraded RAID volume by mistake. The system can be recovered to degraded mode by reinserting the wrongly removed hard drives so the data can still be accessible. The Global Hot Spare function also enables the global hot-spare drive to automatically replace a failed drive in a RAID volume, preventing data loss

Cross-Platform Sharing

Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai boasts of large storage capacities; fulfilling business needs to store large amounts of data. It also supports comprehensive RAID management, online RAID capacity expansion, and flexible RAID migration to safely store important data therefore reducing the risks of data loss. With reliable data protection, the TS-EC1679U-RP is perfect for cross-platform data sharing. The support of Windows AD and LDAP Directory Service saves a great amount of time for account management and authentication. Users can use their Windows AD or LDAP server accounts and passwords to log into the Turbo NAS. The TS-EC1679U-RP can also serve as an LDAP server

Dropbox-like file sync across devices

With Qsync, your TS-EC1679U-RP is turned into a safe data center for file synchronization. Every file uploaded to the TS-EC1679U-RP will be made available for all linked devices including computers, laptops and mobile devices. Qsync is especially useful for frequent travelers as it ensures the most up-to-date files are accessible on all linked devices. Qsync provides multiple ways of file synchronization and group file sharing, greatly enhancing the flexibility of team projects and collaboration

Well-rounded backup solutions

QNAP Netbak Replicator supports real-time and scheduled data backup on Windows including Outlook email archiving. Apple Time Machine is also supported to provide Mac OS X users with an effortless solution to back up data to Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai. A wide range of third-party backup software such as Acronis True Image and Symantec Backup Exec are also supported

Data Recovery

Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai offers various data recovery options. RTRR (Real-Time Remote Replication) supports real time or scheduled data backup to remote Turbo NAS or FTP servers and synchronizes files to remote folders from local folders with better backup efficiency and reduced backup time. The TS-EC1679U-RP also supports rsync protocol to back up data to remote servers on a scheduled basis. Data can also be backed up to and restored from a range of cloud storage services, including Amazon® S3, ElephantDrive®, Dropbox® and Google Cloud Storage

Easy Installation

Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai provides system installation without using a CD. Simply visit the setup portal start.qnap.com and follow the setup guide to complete the system setup and download the utilities you want. For beginners, the TS-EC1679U-RP features an “Auto Setup” option to provide an easy way to set up the TS-EC1679U-RP with recommended settings. All settings can be flexibly changed at a later time after the installation


Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai provides numerous security options, such as encrypted access, IP blocking, and other protective features. IT administrators can also control the access rights of each user to different folders, preventing unauthorized access to important files. The TS-EC1679U-RP is validated with military-grade FIPS 140-2 AES 256-bit encryption, preventing unauthorized users to access data even if the hard drives or entire system were stolen

Flexible, Diverse yet Simple

Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai is compatible with SATA 6Gb/s and 3Gb/s hard drives and various 3.5”/2.5” hard drives and SSDs, the TS-EC1679U-RP provides users with high flexibility in selecting hard drives. The various inbuilt I/O ports help accommodate different peripherals, including external storage devices and printers. Meanwhile, the TS-EC1679U-RP allows file sharing and storage on different operating systems, such as Windows, Mac, Linux and UNIX. The simplified system setup process and the friendly-designed graphical user interface enable anyone to easily build up a business private cloud even without IT expertise. The TS-EC1679U-RP has flexible and diverse features, but is simple

High Network Bandwidth

Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai offers network expansion options which include dual-port 1 GbE and dual-port 10 GbE network expansion cards, to aggregate and boost network performance. The TS-EC1679U-RP includes four Gigabit (GbE) LAN ports which can be expanded up to eight GbE LAN ports or four 10 GbE LAN ports plus six GbE ports

ECC RAM for High Reliability

The ECC (Error Correction Codes) RAM of the Turbo NAS can detect and correct errors introduced during transmission or storage of data. It offers more protection in mission critical applications

Blazing Fast Data Backup via USB 3.0

Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai features two USB 3.0 ports for high speed backup to external hard drives. EXT3, EXT4, NTFS and HFS+ file systems are supported to ensure compatibility with Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux operating systems

Windows Active Directory (AD) and LDAP Directory Service

The Windows AD and LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) directory service features enable the system administrator to retrieve user accounts from Windows AD or LDAP-based directory server to the Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai, reducing time and effort in account setup. Users can use the same login name and password to access the TS-EC1679U-RP

Shared Folder Aggregation

You can access the shared folders of other servers on Microsoft networking through the “portal folder” on the TS-EC1679U-RP. This saves time and effort to log in multiple servers one by one

ISO File Archiving and Sharing

Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai allows mounting ISO images of CD and DVD discs as network shares for data archiving, storage and sharing. This feature saves the space for storing physical discs, reduces the risk of data loss caused by disc wearing and tearing as well as enhances the efficiency of data sharing on business network

Centralized Log Monitoring

A central repository of log data from various network devices allows efficient management and security auditing in businesses. QNAP Syslog server allows the IT administrator to effectively collect and store logs of other network devices in the Turbo NAS

FTP Server

The administrator can establish an FTP server with Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai and share files conveniently with colleagues or customers

Backup Server

The TS-EC1679U-RP offers complete backup solutions with Apple Time Machine support, remote replication to an Rsync server, Windows client backup software QNAP NetBak Replicator and third party backup software support

Web Server

Multiple websites on the Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai can be hosted with the built-in web server and virtual host feature


The RADIUS server centralizes and consolidates user authentication by maintaining a list of user accounts that are authorized for remote network access through dial-up equipment, Wi-Fi access point or VPN connections

LDAP Server

For businesses with needs for a directory service, QNAP LDAP Service provides a cost effective alternative from Windows ADS. You can turn the Turbo NAS into a LDAP server and centralize the user privilege management

Syslog Server

By collecting and storing the logs of other network devices on the Turbo NAS server with the Syslog server feature, the IT administrator can easily monitor the status of these devices and troubleshoot problems when necessary

VPN Server

The VPN (Virtual Private Network) service allows you to access the NAS and other resources on the same local network from the Internet. QNAP VPN server supports both OpenVPN and PPTP with a very intuitive UI. The MyCloudNAS service and auto router configuration are integrated with QNAP VPN server. You can simply access all services provided by the Turbo NAS remotely and securely

Printer Server

Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai offers printer sharing over the network and remote printing over the Internet (maximum 3 USB printers). IPP (Internet Printing Protocol), print job management and Bonjour printing for Mac OS X are also supported

Surveillance Station

Administrator can monitor supported IP cameras via the TS-EC1679U-RP and set up a video surveillance system with comprehensive monitoring, recording and playback features


The Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai supports IPv6 (Internet Protocol Version 6), which makes the NAS a dual-stack IP host running IPv4 and IPv6 at the same time

QPKG Software Plug-ins

You can maximize the usage of the TS-EC1679U-RP by installing additional QPKG software plug-ins developed by users in QNAP’s worldwide

RAID Management

Advanced RAID Management with Hot-Swap Design. RAID is an advanced feature that the QNAP Turbo NAS offers to enhance data protection and performance. The QNAP Turbo NAS has a scalable design in addition to supporting various levels of disk configurations such as RAID 0, 1, 5, 5+hot Spare, 6, 6+hot Spare, 10, 10+hot Spare, single disk and JBOD

Global Hot Spare

The global hot spare feature allows the administrator to share spare drives with multiple RAID volumes on Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai. When a hard drive fails in any RAID volume, the global hot-spare drive will automatically replace the failed drive to prevent data from being lost. Compared with a local spare drive, the global hot spare function offers more efficient use of spare drives

Qnap TS-EC1679U-RP Dubai Specifications

CPU Quad Core Intel® Xeon® E3-1245 v2 Processor 3.4 GHz
Memory System memory: 8 GB DDR3 ECC RAM
Memory module pre-installed: 4 GB x2
Total memory slots: 4
Memory expandable up to: 32 GB (8GB x4)Note:When upgrading RAM to more than 24GB, the original 4GB RAM modules must be removed.
Flash Memory 512MB DOM
Hard Drive 16 x 3.5-inch SAS/SATA 6Gb/s, SAS/SATA 3Gb/s hard drive or 2.5-inch SAS/ SATA, SSD hard drive
NOTE: The standard system is shipped without hard drives. For the hard drive compatibility list, please visit Compatibility list
Hard Drive Tray 16 x hot-swappable and lockable tray
LAN Port 4 x Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet port
(Expandable up to 8 x 1 Gb LAN or 4 x 10 Gb + 4 x 1 Gb LAN by installing optional dual-port 10 Gb and 1 Gb network card)NOTE: For the optional network card compatibility list, please visit Compatibility list of Expansion Card For the information of network card installation, please refer to chapter 6 in the Turbo NAS Hardware Manual.
LED Indicators Status, 10 GbE, LAN, storage expansion port status
USB 2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 port (rear)
4x USB 2.0 port (rear)
Support USB printer, pen drive, USB hub, and USB UPS etc.
Storage Expansion Port 2 (rear)
Buttons System: Power button and reset button
Alarm Buzzer System warning
Form Factor 3U, Rackmount
Dimensions 130(H) x 442.4(W) x 528.3(D) mm
5.12(H) x 17.42(W) x 20.80(D) inch
Weight 18.3 kg/ 40.34 lb (Net)
27.38 kg/ 60.36 lb (Gross)
Sound Level (dB) Standby: 54.5dB (low fan speed)
In operation: 62.2 dB (medium fan speed)
(with16 x WD30EZRX-00MMMB0 hard drive installed)
Power Consumption (W) In Operation: 368 W
(with 16 x Seagate ST3600057SS hard drive installed)
Temperature 0-40˚C
Relative Humidity 5~95% RH non-condensing, wet bulb: 27˚C
Power Supply Input: 100-240V AC,50-60Hz
Output: 600W
Expansion Slot 2 (for network and storage expansion)
Fan 3 x 6 cm smart cooling fan