Saturday, 15 November 2008


I take it back. There is support. There is firmware. I stripped the NAS down to the main external casing and the main circuit board. What I found was the following:


Jackpot. A bit of googling and 2 minutes later...


So now I know the name of the device.

Then more googling:

So now I know the specs of the device.

Then, on the same site, I found the GPL:

and also a link to a new firmware release from the company.

Hello NAS, Nmap -O

I have been trying to figure out how I can interact with my new NAS.
It was a bargain at ~£30 from Aria's bargain basement.
Whilst it does what is says on the tin it also has some bad points:
1) It is unbranded w/ No obvious support or documentation.
2) The firmware looks like it was made in the 60's. (However I know this to not be true...)

I would love to move away from using the ancient webpanel and start interacting with it from the CLI. This the is output from nmap -O

:~$ sudo nmap -O
[sudo] password for samuel:

Starting Nmap 4.53 ( ) at 2008-11-15 15:56 GMT
Interesting ports on
Not shown: 1706 closed ports
21/tcp open ftp
80/tcp open http
111/tcp open rpcbind
139/tcp open netbios-ssn
445/tcp open microsoft-ds
515/tcp open printer
668/tcp open unknown
3689/tcp open rendezvous
MAC Address: 7A:B4:F5:00:0A:D3 (Unknown)
Device type: general purpose
Running: Linux 2.6.X
OS details: Linux 2.6.11 - 2.6.22
Uptime: 0.035 days (since Sat Nov 15 15:05:15 2008)
Network Distance: 1 hop

OS detection performed. Please report any incorrect results at .
Nmap done: 1 IP address (1 host up) scanned in 3.938 seconds