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[Tutorial] Configure and run Virtual Machines on ASUSTOR Portal with VirtualBox

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[Tutorial] Configure and run Virtual Machines on ASUSTOR Portal with VirtualBox

Postby Vera.W@AST » Mon May 04, 2015 12:16 pm

Turning your NAS into a computer with 24/7 availability and tremendous energy efficiency is no longer just a dream. Follow the guide to see "HOW".

NAS 249: Virtual Machine Configuration with VirtualBox
http://download.asustor.com/college/en/NAS%2B249%2BVirtual%2BMachine%2BConfiguration%2Bwith%2BVirtualBox.pdf

VirtualBox + NAS = PC
With VirtualBox, you can install all different types of operating systems to your NAS, creating virtual machines. After creating a virtual machine, your NAS can become your personal computer. No matter if its sending emails, editing Word, Excel or PowerPoint files, or even Skype, all can be done on one machine.

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Usage Limitations:
Supported Model: AS50/51/70
Recommended Memory: 4GB and up
ASUSTOR Portal can only run one virtual machine at a time.
The number of virtual machines that can be run simultaneously will depend on VirtualBox/NAS hardware.
Due to license limitations, you will need to install the VirtualBox extension pack for for USB 2.0 devices and Virtual RDP.
Virtualbox guest OSes: https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Guest_OSes
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