Any QNAP experts out there, I just bought a new 1 >>

canada16

Member
Hey

As my TS-259 (10 years old) no longer supports Plex as its a 32 bit system I have just bought a new TS-251D and want to transfer the data.

Can I just swap over the drives, and if so do I set the NAS up first with no drives and then put the drives in or do I put the drives in first?

This is only my second NAS as my TS-259 has been rock solid until Plex and Qnap decided not to support 32 bit systems anymore.

Thanks all
 

canada16

Member
Oh thanks, didnt even know about that checker.
Much appreciated.

Do you know if I add the drives before or after set up, or does it not matter?
 

AndyC_772

Active Member
I'm fairly sure you can install the drives first - some of the setup information is stored on them.

Disclaimer: your data is valuable, and my advice (like most things in life) is worth almost what you paid for it. Make sure you have an up-to-date backup before swapping drives around.
 

canada16

Member
Thanks Andy
Yeah I have a 4tb with all my data on it just in case I accidently press delete LOL
Appreciate your help
 

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