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KB ID: 4072
Published: 2020-12-02
Last Modified: 2020-12-02

Product Information

Company name: QNAP Systems, Inc.
Product Family: TS-x86XU-RP
Status: Veeam Ready - Repository
Classification Description: Verified backup storage that supports all Veeam backup and restore features.

Product Details

Model number: TS-1886XU-RP
Storage Category: RAID Storage Array
Drive quantity, size, type: 8 – 2TB SATA HDD
Storage configuration: RAID6, no SSD caching
Firmware version:
Connection protocol and speed: SMB 10GbE
Additional support: All models and configurations of TS-x86XU-RP with specifications equivalent or greater than the above

General product family overview:

As a high-performance and cost-effective NAS solution designed for enterprises, the 2U rackmount TS-1886XU-RP provides 12 3.5-inch drive-bays and 6 SSD dedicated slots. Additionally, powered by an Intel® Xeon® D processor with up to 128 GB DDR4 Error Correcting Code (ECC) memory, the TS-1886XU-RP delivers server-grade performance with dependable reliability.


Veeam testing configuration

Configuration Note
The following settings were used by the vendor to meet Veeam Ready testing requirements and should not be considered best practices. Additional changes or settings may be needed to meet the storage efficiency or performance needs for each environment. For each setting, reference links are provided for further clarification.

Veeam Build Number:

Job Settings:

Deduplication: Enabled (Default)
Compression: Optimal (Default)
Storage Optimization: Local Target (Default)


Repository Settings:

Repository Type: SMB Shared folder
Align backup file blocks: Disabled (Default)
Decompress before storing: Disabled (Default)
Per-VM Backup Files: Disabled (Default)

Vendor recommended configuration

Hardware Settings:

  • No array deduplication used in testing
  • No array compression used in testing
  • Jumbo frames used in testing (MTU=9000)
SMB write-through is supported on this platform and was used in the Veeam Ready testing.
You must enable the SMB write-through setting on the storage to avoid issues that are described in the following knowledge base entry: KB3124.
VR Repo
KB ID: 4072
Published: 2020-12-02
Last Modified: 2020-12-02

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