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I've been affected by ransomware. What should I do?

If you've been affected by Deadbolt ransomware, please follow the related instructions below. Note: If you want to enter the decryption key to retrieve lost data, you must manually update the specific ADM version: ADM 4.0.5.RUE3 or ADM 3.5.9.RUE3 . The ADM version on the live...


Update ADM Now to Protect Against Deadbolt

An emergency update to ADM is provided in response to Deadbolt ransomware affecting ASUSTOR devices. ASUSTOR urges all users to install the latest version of ADM as soon as possible to protect themselves and minimize the risk of a Deadbolt infection. ASUSTOR also recommends taking...


Protecting Yourself from Deadbolt

  In response to Deadbolt ransomware attacks affecting ASUSTOR devices, myasustor.com DDNS service will be disabled as the issue is investigated. For your protection, we recommend the following measures: Change default ports, including the default NAS web access ports...


What is the ECCN and HS code for ASUSTOR products?

An ECCN (Export Control Classification Number) is a five alpha-numeric designation for dual-use items that are listed on the Commerce Control List (CCL) to ensure these items are not for military use. An HS (Harmonized System) code is used for standardized international trade. Based on the...


Why does exFAT need a license on ADM 3.5 but not on ADM 4.0?

The exFAT file system is proprietary and requires a software license by Microsoft for use in commercial products. To use exFAT storage devices in ADM, it is necessary to purchase an exFAT license. Click here to find detailed instructions on how to make a purchase and to begin...


How to quick test 2.5GbE NAS performance?

If you want to test 2.5GbE NAS performance, you can just plug in our 2.5GbE dongle like AS-U2.5G2 or AS-U2.5G to your PC and connect to the NAS LAN 2 directly without configuration. Then, for pure file SAMBA testing, you can build a network drive or...


How do I update ADM? How do I know which version I have?

Finding ADM version: ADM’s version number is found in two locations; 1. By clicking System Information Notifications of updates can be disabled in Settings. Click the question mark on the top right corner for more information. 2. [ADM]...


Where is the ADM Health Record?

Dr. ASUSTOR can be used to check the health of your NAS. DR. ASUSTOR checks certain settings that may affect system or data security. Dr. ASUSTOR will give you appropriate instructions to ensure that the system and data is intact. For more information, please send an exported health report to...


How do I register an ASUSTOR product and obtain an ASUSTOR ID?

Once the NAS has been initialized, you will be able to log in to ADM. Click Settings. Go Registration page and click Create new account. If you are encountering other issue during registering, please contact with our technical support:...


How can I change the amount of failed login attempts?

In order to prevent malicious people from logging in to ASUSTOR NAS maliciously, ADM automatically blocks IP addresses after several incorrect login attempts and will no longer allow that IP address to access the NAS. The number of login attempts can be adjusted in Settings....


How do I reset the password on my NAS?

ASUSTOR provides a reset button recessed into a pinhole behind each and every NAS device sold. Insert a thin object, such as a paperclip extended into the hole and press the button for approximately five seconds to reset the administrator password(default password is admin),  once its...


What network ports are used by ASUSTOR NAS services?

Please refer to the table below for a list of network ports used by ASUSTOR NAS services. Utilities Port Protocol ASUSTOR Control Center 8888, 8889 UDP System Services Port Protocol ADM Web service 8000, 8001 TCP...


What do the LEDs on my NAS mean?

This article explains what the various LEDs mean on an ASUSTOR NAS for troubleshooting. A)     AS10, AS11, AS31, AS32 The LEDs on an ASUSTOR NAS are on the front on the left. Power LED – Green - Indicates that the NAS is powered on....


How do I set up 2-step verification on my ASUSTOR NAS?

2-step verification uses two factors to verify an ADM user’s identity; username/password and a personal mobile device. This method provides improved security for your ADM account. If 2-step verification is enabled, you will need to enter your password in addition to a one-time verification...


How do I map a shared folder from another NAS in the same network to my ASUSTOR NAS using the NFS protocol?

ADM 2.6.x supports NFS client mounting. In the example below we will be using two different NAS devices to illustrate how to map a shared folder. These two devices and their IP addresses are as follows: NAS1: 172.168.12.134 ASUSTOR NAS: 172.16.12.18...


How do I install the Teamspeak server and client ?

Please follow the steps below to install the Teamspeak server and client. 1. First, please search for and install Teamspeak server from App Central on your NAS. 2. After Teamspeak server has been installed, the teamspeak directory will be...


How do I choose the right hard disks for my NAS?

ASUSTOR NAS is compatible with large variety of hard disks including the most popular brands on the market. Before purchasing hard disks for your NAS, please make sure that they are compatible. For a complete list of compatible hard disks please check out our hard disk compatibility table:...


How can I adjust the fan speed on my NAS?

You can adjust the fan speed on your NAS by selecting [Settings]-> [Hardware]-> [Fan Control] from the ADM desktop. Here, you will be able to select the fan speed mode of your choice. ASUSTOR NAS provides four different fan speed modes:...


Where can I find the identity information (serial number) for my ASUSTOR NAS?

After purchasing an ASUSTOR NAS, you will be able to view its identity information on the exterior of its original packaging, underneath the device and from within ADM. Exterior of the original packaging Underneath...


What do the different parts of the ASUSTOR NAS model numbers mean?

ASUSTOR uses the naming conventions presented below to create model names for each NAS product. Once you know what each part of the model name represents, it is quite simple to understand! ASUSTOR NAS Model Naming Conventions...