04/09/2015- Thecus Technology Corp. has recently released a firmware update for the ThecusOS 5.0 software that includes new features and fixes to further the functionality and effectiveness of Thecus NAS servers.
The newest version, 2.05.08, includes Disk Clone and Wipe for seamless data replication and destruction, enhanced security with VPN server, and Kodi (select devices) for optimal media streaming. Also included is support for 4K native HDD, VAAI UNMAP, VPN and PPTP client/server as well as compatibility with D-Link's DXE-810S 10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+ adapter.
Updates for 2efsprogs (1.42.12), Xfsprogs (3.2.2), Thecus ID wording, and Linux kernel (3.10.66) are available along with improvements for the booting process, IE browser and WD60EFRX compatibility, and Japanese UI language.
Several vulnerabilities and exposures are also addressed with the new firmware including email notification password, jumbo frame, Samba Recycle Bin and share folders, as well as several other issues that are described in the release notes included with the download.
It is always recommended to backup all your data before downloading new firmware to avoid any data loss. It is also recommended to not turn off your NAS server during the download and installation of the firmware in order to prevent any malfunctions.
The new version 2.05.08 is compatible with the following NAS servers:
- N16000, N12000, N16000PRO, N12000PRO, N16000V, N12000V, N8900V, N8900
- N6850, N8850, N10850
- N7710, N7710-G, N8810, N8810-G, N7700PROV2, N8800PROV2
- N2800, N4510U, N4510UPRO, N4800, N4800ECO, N5550, N7510
To download Firmware 2.05.08, go to:
Established in 2004, Thecus Technology Corp provides market leading network attached storage and network video recorder solutions, committed to revolutionize how everyone from home user to enterprise level business centrally stores, manages and accesses their digital data both onsite and cloud-based. Thecus strives to deliver continuous innovation through cutting edge technology and design to provide data storage with the most customer-friendly platform, rapid performance and robust security. In May 2016, Thecus was formally acquired by Ennoconn Corporation and thus became part of the Foxconn IPC Technology group. Partnered together this diverse group of companies work in tandem to provide a total IoT (Internet of Things) solution. Now with an unparalleled portfolio to work with, Thecus is collaborating to bring unprecedented change to the network storage industry.