What drives are in the WD PR4100?
The My Cloud Pro Series 8TB PR4100 4-Bay NAS Server from WD comes built with four 2TB 3.5″ SATA hard drives and a video transcoding engine to deliver 4K media content as well as files to networked devices.
Is WD My Cloud Obsolete?
On January 15, 2022, devices that are compatible with My Cloud OS 5 will no longer support prior generations of My Cloud OS. After January 15, remote access, security updates, and technical support will no longer be provided. On April 15, 2022, support for prior generations of My Cloud OS will end.
Can WD My Cloud be hacked?
MyCloud devices make it super easy for customers to access their data remotely, but doing so also exposes them to attacks like last month’s that led to the mass-wipe of MyBook Live devices. “Luckily for many users they don’t expose the interface to the Internet,” he said.
What is My Cloud?
My Cloud™ Home is an easy-to-use personal cloud storage device that plugs directly into your Wi-Fi® router at home so you can save all your digital content in one central place. Unlike a NAS, it’s a simple centralized solution to back up your photos, videos and files, and have it stored in one place.
What is cloud PR4100?
Along with two power ports in case of a power supply failure, the My Cloud PR4100 helps keep your data safe. Help ensure your data is always protected with remote off-site backup to another My Cloud network attached storage device or with an integrated cloud backup solution.
Can you use WD My Cloud as a server?
To turn on the WD My Cloud DLNA server go to “Settings” then “Media in the configuration and turn on “Media Streaming.” This will allow you to store movies, TV shows, photos, and music on your WD My Cloud and view them on any device on your network.
How safe is WD My Cloud home?
Western Digital’s cloud storage devices are still vulnerable to security flaws despite patches issued to fix the bugs, the company has said in a blog post. To stay safe, WD says My Cloud owners should disable the Dashboard Cloud access and disable any port-forwarding functions.
Is WD security Safe?
WD Security: Keeping your data safe This software tool works with the drive’s 256-bit AES hardware encryption feature to protect your information from prying eyes. Once turned on, only those with the password can access the drive — if you lose the password, there’s no way to recover the data, by the way.
How do I get into My Cloud?
To access files from any compatible web browser:
- Go to www.mycloud.com.
- Login with your MyCloud.com account credential.
- From the device listing menu, select your My Cloud device.
- Navigate and click on the file and folder to access your content.
How do I set up My Cloud?
How to setup your My Cloud via computer
- Power up the My Cloud device.
- Connect the My Cloud device to a router.
- Go to www.mycloud.com/setup.
- Click “Get Started”
- Enter the info you would like to use for the MyCloud.com account.
- Check your email for the confirmation email.
- Create a MyCloud.com account password.
What are the specs of the pr4100 NAS?
The Western Digital My Cloud Pro Series PR4100 (PR4100) Small office / Home office NAS released in 2016. It is powered by Intel Pentium N3710 quad-core @ 1.6 GHz CPU and 4 GB DDR3 RAM.
What are the dimensions of the pr4100 my Cloud Pro Series?
The My Cloud Pro Series PR4100 device has 4 x 3.5″ SATA III bay (s) and 2 x Gigabit Ethernet LAN interface (s). The Western Digital My Cloud Pro Series PR4100 supports RAID configurations.
How do I set up the pr4100?
Setting up the PR4100 is cake! It comes out of the box ready for action… slide the drives in, plug it in to a reliable UPS, hit the power button and navigate to the local IP to start setup. The PR4100 has tons of config options, and you can get as detailed as you’d like.
How well does the pr4100 test simulated power failure?
I tested simulated power failure: the PR4100 notified me of the power interruption nearly instantly and came back up as soon as the power came back on. Very nice. I also tested drive failure by pulling a drive out of Bay 1 without warning. Again, instant notification from the PR4100.