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HCL - QNAP TS-h686

KB ID: 4089
Published: 2021-01-14
Last Modified: 2021-01-14

Product Information

Company name: QNAP Systems, Inc.
Product Family: TS-hx86
Status: Veeam Ready - Repository
Classification Description: Verified backup storage that supports all Veeam backup and restore features.

Product Details

Model number: TS-h686
Storage Category: RAID Storage Array
Drive quantity, size, type: 4 – 4TB SATA HDD
Storage configuration: RAID5
Firmware version: h4.5.1
Connection protocol and speed: NFS, 10 GbE
Additional support: All models and configurations of TS-h686 with specifications equivalent or greater than the above

General product family overview:
The TS-h686 uses an Intel® Xeon® D-1600 series processor and DDR4 ECC memory that can detect and correct single-bit memory errors as they occur to prevent downtime and data loss. Supporting up to 128 GB RAM to cope with higher workloads, the TS-h686 provides a high-performance and reliable NAS solution for demanding business IT environments.

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: NFS
Align backup file blocks: Disabled (Default)
Decompress before storing: Disabled (Default)
Per-VM Backup Files: Disabled (Default)

Vendor recommended configuration

Vendor Settings:

  • No array deduplication used in testing
  • No array compression used in testing
  • Jumbo frames used in testing (MTU=9000)
VR Repo
KB ID: 4089
Published: 2021-01-14
Last Modified: 2021-01-14

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