WS-6VL : TeraStation™ Pro 6 WSS 2008

Capacities :

6.0TB
WS-6V6.0TL/R5
12.0TB
WS-6V12.0TL/R5
Secure, scalable backup for big storage needs
Buffalo TeraStation™ Pro 6 WSS Storage Server offers demanding users and businesses scalability and performance.
The Buffalo TeraStation™ Pro 6 WSS Storage Server (WS-6VL) is a high-performance, six hard drive RAID-based network storage that runs on a Windows Server operating system. Powered by the Microsoft Windows® Storage Server 2008 R2 Workgroup Edition, the Buffalo TeraStation™ Pro 6 WSS integrates seamlessly with all Windows computers and servers. A business class NAS backed by many advanced features to deliver a class-leading performance.
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High-performance multi-tasking

With the powerful Intel® Atom™ Dual-Core Processor (1.66GHz, 2GB RAM), the Buffalo TeraStation™ Pro 6 WSS is able to perform multiple tasks concurrently with minimal performance degradation. Experience maximum network throughput while a replication job runs in the background. Perform fast search indexing while an anti-virus scan is occurring.

Maximum data security

The Buffalo TeraStation™ Pro 6 WSS supports full disk encryption and the New Technology File System (NTFS) for very specific file-level security

TeraStation VIP service included - 3 years warranty, 24h HDD exchange

If ever you need to replace a hard disk drive (HDD), prepayment is no longer necessary and if the order is placed before 12 pm and in stock, shipment is dispatched the same day with a 24-hour delivery. 3 years with every TeraStation. Valid within EU. For other destinations, additional shipping time may occur.

Active Directory support

Native Active Directory support enables integration with large Windows networks.

Internet Information Services (IIS) support

Activate the Internet Information Services (IIS) for additional features.

Gigabit Ethernet ports with Jumbo Frame

10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet ports and Jumbo Frame enabled for higher speed transfer and optimal network performance.

Easy setup

The Windows Server 2008 Server Manager Utility allows easy deployment and configuration.

Dual USB ports and UPS support

Configured with two USB 3.0 ports and two USB 2.0 ports for external drive, printer and UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) connectivity.

Large cooling system

Two large silent fans cool the hard drive efficiently and the advanced ventilation design reduces internal heat.

TeraStation VIP service included - 3 years warranty, 24h HDD exchange

If ever you need to replace a hard disk drive (HDD), prepayment is no longer necessary and if the order is placed before 12 pm and in stock, shipment is dispatched the same day with a 24-hour delivery. 3 years with every TeraStation. Valid within EU. For other destinations, additional shipping time may occur.

Active Directory

Active Directory provides simplified management for each TeraStation™ Pro Bay 6.

Front-loading Hot Swap hard drives

Hot Swap hard drive trays are located behind the front panel for easy hard drive access or replacement.

Dual Ethernet ports

Dual Ethernet ports enabled for port trunking and load balancing.

Complete back-up solution with NovaBACKUP

The Buffalo TeraStation™ Pro 6 WSS Storage Server is bundled with ten licenses of NovaBACKUP® Business Essentials v12. It also includes backup for 10 Windows PCs, Windows Servers, Exchange or MS SQL databases. The NovaBACKUP® Business Essentials provides a complete, all-in-one data protection solution for small and medium businesses serious about protecting digital assets. Regardless of theft, user error or hardware failure, NovaBACKUP® keeps your data secure.

LCD Status display

Shows important TeraStation™ information and disk status.

Other advanced features

Supports network advanced features such as VMware and Hyper-V (SAN Storage for Virtual Machines), and iSCSI Target and Initiator.

RAID support

Supported RAID levels: 0, 1, 5, JBOD (Individual Disks).

Disk quota allocation

Disk quota allows soft quota limits to be set up to prevent users and groups from consuming too much disk space.

DFS (Distributed File System) Namespaces and DFS Replication

Supports DFS (Distributed File System) Namespaces and DFS Replication for easy access to files, load sharing, and WAN-friendly replication.

Energy-saving, cost-saving

Reduce unnecessary access and lower energy costs with scheduled shutdown.

LAN Interface
Standard Compliance
IEEE802.3ab/IEEE802.3u/IE IEEE802.3 Standard
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(1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T)
Data Transfer Rates
10/100/1000 Mbps
Connector Type
RJ-45
Number of Ports
2
Internal Hard Drives
Number of Drives
6
Drive Interface
SATA 3Gb/s
Supported HDD Capacities
1.0TB, 2.0TB
Total Capacity
6.0TB, 12.0TB
Supported RAID Levels
0, 1, 5, JBOD
USB Interface
Standard Compliance
USB 3.0, USB 2.0
Connector Type
USB Type A
Number of Ports
USB 3.0 x 2, USB 2.0 x 2
Data Transfer Rates
Max. 5Gbps* (USB 3.0)
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Max. 480Mbps (USB 2.0)
Protocol Support
Networking
TCP/IP
File Sharing
CIFS/SMB, NFS
Directory Integration
LDAP, Active Directory
Management
Remote Desktop Connection (RDP), Terminal Services Client
Time Synchronization
NTP
Other
Dimensions (WxHxD)
300 x 215 x 230mm
Weight
11.5Kg
Client OS
Windows® 8 (32/64bit), Windows® 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows Vista® (32-bit/64-bit), Windows® XP, Windows® 2000, Windows Server® 2008, Windows Server® 2003, Windows® 2000 Server
Number of USB Ports
Windows® Operating Systems, Mac OS
Operating Environment
5-35°C, 20-80% (non condensing)
Power Supply
Internal, AC 100-240V 50/60Hz
Product Part Number
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WS-6V12TL/R5-EU
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* 5Gbps is the maximum transfer rate derived from the specifications of the Universal Serial Bus 3.0 and the ExpressCard. Actual transfer rate will vary depending upon environmental factors. Data rate, features and performance may vary based on the c
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Note: 1TB = 1, 000, 000, 000, 000Bytes. Actual data throughput will vary depending upon environment factor.

CD Images

Downloads

Please select your product from the menu below to download appropriate firmware, datasheet, driver, quick setup guide and manual.

Some of our files have been compressed as zip files for faster download.
You can use FREE utilities such as WinZIP (PC) and Stuffit Expander (Mac) to decompress these files after download.

File Post date Version OS Support Notes  
29-10-2013
2.31
Windows
For supported OS see release notes
29-10-2013
2.31
Windows
15-01-2013
2.20
Intel Mac
TeraNavigator CD for Mac
15-01-2013
2.20
Intel Mac

Utilities

File Post date Version OS Support Notes  
09-12-2014
2.42
WSS 2008 R2
To be installed on the TeraStation via remote desktop
Readme
38.56 KB
09-12-2014
2.42
All
TurboPC EX
12.22 MB
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Windows 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
For supported OS see release notes
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Windows
TurboPC EX