Control Panel

Product properties

Package namen/a
Application nameControl Panel
Volume selectablen/a
Dependenciesno
Service name (SSH)
Shared or Home Folderno
Licensingno
Hyper Backup supportno
Certificate selectionno
Privilegesno
Application portalno
Firewall portn/a
Date10 May 2021
Versionn/a (part of DSM)
DSM6.2.4


Functionality

It is almost impossible to set up and use your NAS without using Control Panel. It is the central control unit, like the bridge on a ship.

Shared folders, file services, users, and groups are the primary items to set up for file sharing and storage.
Network and external access, including QuickConnect, are for connectivity or your NAS.

Regional options, notifications, task scheduler, and update settings let you optimize your system. Privileges, the application portal, and indexing services control how you use applications on your NAS.

All in all, Control Panel is actually a collection of 23 applets, each with its specific task.

Installation

The Control Panel app is part of DSM. It is always installed, and you can not uninstall it.

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There is no package for it in the Package Center.

Configuration

The Control Panel app is entirely about configuring all kinds of features of your NAS. There is no specific configuration about Control Panel like many other apps have.

Logging and notification

Like configuration, you configure notifications in Control Panel > Notifications.

Stop or run

There is no stop and run option for this package.

Uninstall and removal

You can not uninstall Control Panel via Package Center.

Notes

DSM7 beta shows a significantly changed layout and change in topics in Control Panel.

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