10GbE-ready, entry-level rackmount NAS for SMB featuring two SFP+ ports and one PCIe 2.0 ×2 slot
The TS-1232XU is built to deliver high performance, flexible expansion capabilities and versatile applications at an affordable and cost-effective price for small/medium-sized businesses. Two 10GbE SFP+ ports are capable of high-speed transmission of time-critical business data and a PCI Express (PCIe) 2.0 ×2 slot (×4 length) provides flexibility for expanding connectivity and/or storage with M.2 SATA/PCIe NVMe SSDs, via QNAP's QM2 expansion cards. The TS-1232XU can be deployed to suit various needs for data storage, file backup, disaster recovery, containerized applications, surveillance, and more.
The built-in 10GbE SFP+ ports deliver high speed for mission-critical applications such as database hosting and VM storage.
One PCIe 2.0 ×2 slot (×4 length) is available for adding a 10GbE port and/or M.2 SSD slots. With SSDs installed, Qtier auto tiering can be enabled to optimize storage utilization.
Snapshots add an extra layer of protection to your disaster recovery plan, giving you the flexibility to create and revert snapshots locally and/or remotely.
The Hybrid Backup Sync app completes your backup strategies, allowing you to back up, restore and sync files locally and remotely.
QNAP's Virtual JBOD technology can be used to expand remote NAS capacity, ensuring all available space can be fully utilized.
QNAP offers versatile surveillance solutions that help secure your premises and add values to the TS-1232XU.
Annapurna Labs Alpine AL-324 quad-core 1.7 GHz processor, 4 GB RAM, 1U
Built-in 10 GbE SFP+ ports accelerate your workflows
With two built-in 10 GbE SFP+ ports, the TS-1232XU can immediately take advantage of high-speed 10GbE network infrastructure. The 10 GbE SFP+ ports can empower bandwidth-demanding tasks including databases, virtual machine storage, and large data backups.
One PCI Express slot gives you expandability and flexibility
The TS-1232XU provides one PCI Express (PCIe) 2.0 ×2 slot (×4 length) for expanding NAS functionality, such as installing additional 10GBASE-T ports and M.2 SSDs (both SATA and PCIe NVMe*). QNAP offers a complete array of expansion cards for you to take advantage of the TS-1232XU's PCIe expandability, including QM2 expansion cards and single/dual port NICs.
*HDDs and SSDs sold separately. To create storage pools/volumes on M.2 PCIe NVMe SSDs, the use of QM2 is required. M.2 PCIe NVMe SSDs that are not installed through QM2 can only be used for caching.
Snapshots and Hybrid Backup Sync secure your data
A well-rounded disaster recovery plan requires multiple layers of protection and backups to deliver peace of mind. The TS-1232XU supports snapshots to manually/automatically record the content of files and changes to them at the block level, allowing them to be quickly reverted in the event of corruption or accidental deletion. For added data security, the Hybrid Backup Sync app can help back up, restore and sync files to/from local external devices, remote NAS and public cloud services.
Cross-platform file sharing and Qsync facilitate convenient file exchange
The TS-1232XU supports SMB/CIFS, NFS, and AFP protocols for file sharing across Windows, Mac, Linux/UNIX networks. Data can be centrally stored on NAS and protected by rigid security measures provided by the TS-1232XU. The Windows AD and LDAP services enable system administrators to configure user permissions by using an existing Windows AD server, LDAP server or built-in LDAP service. To sync data across devices, including mobiles, simply install Qsync Central on NAS and Qsync clients on other devices to enjoy a fast, private, secure, and real-time file sync service with the TS-1232XU.
Windows and Mac backups help keep data security in the workplace
The TS-1232XU can handle file backup tasks from Windows® PC and Mac. By using QNAP's NetBak Replicator backup utility, with a few simple clicks, you're all set. For macOS users, Time Machine can be set up to save to the TS-1232XU. Combined with snapshots and Hybrid Backup Sync, the TS-1232XU provides the solid foundations of a disaster recovery plan.
QTS & App Center open endless possibilities
QTS, the QNAP NAS operating system, provides numerous functionality additions and improvements, such as the revamped Qtier, RAID 50/60 support, Qboost, OCR Converter, and much more. More apps are available from the QTS App Center, such as Domotz, QVPN Service, and more. You can easily take advantage of apps from QNAP and trusted third parties to expand NAS functionality and possibilities.
Secure your premises with integrated surveillance solutions
The TS-1232XU provides an intelligent surveillance management system for real-time monitoring, video & audio recording, and playback to safeguard your work environment. You can even use USB webcams as affordable IP cameras with the free QUSBCam2 app. The TS-1232XU also supports QVR Pro, the next-generation QNAP NVR system, that allows you to arrange a dedicated, independent storage space for surveillance data on the NAS and leverage the advantages of scalability and storage manageability from QTS.
Protect your NAS content with encryption and more security features
The AL-324 PoC of the TS-1232XU supports hardware-accelerated AES-256 encryption of volumes, shared folders and LUNs to provide data confidentiality without sacrificing performance. Other security features include IP address filtering, virus and malware scan, and much more. You can also set access permissions to ensure only authorized users or apps can access specified folders. The QVPN Service, available from the App Center, can be utilized to deploy VPN connections to secure communications between your devices and NAS.
Virtual JBOD and expansion units help share and expand storage space
The TS-1232XU supports connecting a UX-800U-RP (8-bay) or UX-1200U-RP (12-bay) expansion enclosure to scale up the total storage space. The unused storage space on the TS-1232XU can also be used to expand the capacity of other QNAP NAS by using QNAP's Virtual JBOD (VJBOD).
Annapurna Labs Alpine AL-324 ARMv8 Cortex-A57 quad-core 1.7 GHz processor
4 GB DDR4 (1 x 4GB)
16 GB (1 x 16 GB)
1 x DDR4 Long-DIMM slot
12 x 3.5-inch SATA 6 Gbps bays
3.5-inch SATA hard disk drives
2.5-inch SATA hard disk drives
2.5-inch SATA solid state drives
SSD Cache Acceleration Support
• 3.5-inch bays 1 to 12
Optional: SSDs on an optional QM2 PCIe expansion card
10 Gigabit Ethernet Port
2 x 10GbE SFP+
Gigabit Ethernet Port
2 x RJ45
4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A
Slot 1: 2.0 x2
Dimensions (H x W x D)
89 x 482 x 534 mm
3.5 x 18.98 x 21.02 inch
Power Supply Unit
ATX 250 W, 100 - 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz, 3.5A
2 x 7 cm fans (12 V DC)
Operating Temperature & Relative Humidity
0 ~ 40˚C ( 32˚F ~ 104˚F ), 5 ~ 95% RH non-condensing, wet bulb temp.: 27˚C (80.6˚F)
Note: Use only QNAP memory modules to maintain system performance and stability. For NAS devices with more than one memory slot, use QNAP modules with identical specifications. Warning: Using unsupported modules may degrade performance, cause errors, or prevent the operating system from starting.
* Sound Level Test Environment: Refer to ISO 7779; Maximum HDD loaded; Bystander Position; Average data from 1 meter in front of operating NAS.
Designs and specifications are subject to change without notice.
| Stock code || IBQ-R1232X|
| Brand || Qnap|
| Series || 19"Rack NAS|
| Model || TS-1232XU-4G|
| Type || 12-Bay, 2U RAID (4GB RAM, AL-324) + 10GbE SFP+|
| ROHS || Y|
| Date added || 25/04/2018|
TS-1232XU-4G Spec Information
TS-1232XU-4G Spec Connections
|SATA||SATA 7-pin Discrete with Power||Internal||12|
|PCIe||PCIe v2 x2||Internal||1|
|USB3||USB3 type A (host)||External||4|
| Speed/RPM || SATA to 1GbE and 10GbE Ethernet|
| Weight (kg) || 13.2kg|
| Weight (bare) || 11.27kg|
| Watts || 250W|
| Colour || Black|
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