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WD My Cloud EX2 Diskless Network Attached Storage - NAS - WDBVKW0000NCH-NESN

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  • Setting up one customer-supplied network attach storage unit
  • Installing storage software on computer
  • Connecting storage unit to network
  • Testing and verifying proper connection
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  • Two-bay NAS for your home or small office with advanced features and a full suite of apps for a truly customized experience
  • Diskless enclosure with easy drive installation and hot swap
  • Multiple drive management options, including RAID 0, RAID 1, JBOD and spanning
  • Multiple data protection options, including RAID 1, USB, cloud or LAN/WAN backup
  • Automatically backup via WD Smart Ware Pro for PC users and Apple Time Machine compatible for Mac users
  • Twonky 7.2 DLNA 1.5 & UPnP certified media server
  • Advanced software suite including FTP and P2P torrent servers, WordPress, Transmission and many others
  • Anywhere access from computers, tablets and smartphones with My Cloud desktop and mobile apps
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Product description

Capacity:Diskless

My Cloud EX2 Diskless Personal Cloud Storage – Ultimate reliability from the trusted name in storage.

Build your own NAS with WD's two-bay diskless enclosure which allows you to add up to two drives and grow as your needs expand. Keep your photos, videos, music and files safe at home or your small office with access from anywhere. Choose from multiple backup options, stream large files to any screen and customize your NAS with a full suite of apps.

Build your own NAS
Diskless enclosure with easy drive installation and hot swap allows you to add up to two drives and grow as your needs expand.

My Cloud EX2

Easy to set up, easy to manage
Effortlessly install drives or hot swap with ease. WD's powerful dashboard means you are always in control.

My Cloud EX2

Extensive data protection
Manage your data with RAID 0, 1; JBOD and spanning drive modes. Then, protect it with RAID 1, USB, cloud or LAN/WAN backup options.

My Cloud EX2
My Cloud EX2

Diskless enclosure with easy drive installation - Build your own NAS with the drives of your choice. Works with the top industry hard drives available - visit wd.com/ex2 for a list of compatible drives. Certified WD Red hard drives are recommended for optimized performance.

High-performance NAS - 512 MB memory and 1.2 GHz processor deliver reliable, fast performance for your home or small office.

Drive management - Control your data with multiple drive management options including RAID 0, 1; JBOD and spanning modes.

Data protection at its best - You're armed with multiple options to secure your data from loss. Choose from RAID 1, USB, cloud or LAN/WAN backup depending upon your data security needs.

Easy to manage - A powerful dashboard means your system is always under your control. Monitor your drives, manage users and utilize energy-saving features. Email and mobile alerts keep you informed on My Cloud EX2 status.

Award-winning mobile and desktop apps - With WD's My Cloud apps, you can upload, access and share your documents from anywhere. Conveniently transfer files from your public cloud accounts to My Cloud EX2 using the mobile app.

Powerful apps to customize your NAS - Featuring industry-leading apps, including aMule, Transmission, Icecast, Joomla!, phpBB, phpMyAdmin, SqueezeCenter and more. For the most recent apps available, visit wd.com/ex2.

Advanced serving options - Integrated file server, FTP server, backup server and P2P torrent download server.

Stream media to your connected devices - Stream videos and photos to connected TVs, media players, gaming consoles and other DLNA/UPnP devices. Features a Twonky DLNA-certified media server. And with My Cloud EX2 iTunes support, you can easily stream your music collection.

Back up, your way - Protect your data via remote backup to another My Cloud EX2 or My Cloud EX4, integrated cloud backup or local LAN/WAN backup. Enjoy peace of mind with WD SmartWare Pro for PC users and Apple Time Machine compatibility for Mac users.

Expand your capacity - Simply attach a compatible USB hard drive directly to one of the two USB 3.0 expansion ports on My Cloud EX2 and instantly expand your storage capacity.

Energy-saving features - Save energy with disk spin-down and scheduled power on/off.

Advanced features - A full suite of advanced features to power your home or office including: iSCSI target, full-featured FTP services, jumbo frame support, iPv4/iPv6 ready, UPS support (USB and network), real-time resource monitor, volume encryption with boot-up password, SNMP and virtual volumes.

Your own personal cloud - Unlike public clouds, My Cloud EX2 allows you to keep all your content in one safe place at home or your office and access it from anywhere with computers, tablets and smartphones. No monthly fees. No limits.

My Cloud personal cloud storage products work concurrently with multiple operating systems including Mac OS, Windows 8, iOS and Android with mobile apps.

Ideal for

  • Centralizing and organizing your important documents, photos, videos and music in one secure location
  • Securing your data from loss with RAID 1, USB, cloud or local LAN/WAN backup
  • Streaming media to connected TVs, media players and gaming consoles
  • Saving and managing files securely from any computer, tablet and smartphone
  • Backing up files automatically from all the PC and Mac computers on your network
  • Installing or replacing drives with ease
  • Saving, backing up and sharing your stored documents, photos, videos and music from anywhere
  • Uploading photos and videos directly to your personal cloud to free up space on your mobile devices
  • Transferring files between your public cloud accounts and My Cloud EX2

What's in the box
Two-bay personal cloud storage, Ethernet cable, AC adater, Quick Install Guide, assembly kit.

System Requirements

  • Windows 8.1 or earlier, Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP (32 bit) SP 3 operating systems
  • Mac OS X Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion or Snow Leopard operating systems
  • DLNA/UPnP devices for streaming
  • Router with Internet connection

Supported Browsers

  • Internet Explorer 8 or higher
  • Safari 6 or higher
  • Firefox 21 or higher
  • Google Chrome 27 and later on supported Windows and Mac OS platforms

Note: Compatibility may vary depending on user's hardware configuration and operating system.

Features at a glance

  • Two-bay, 0 TB/diskless, trayless enclosure design
  • Multiple drive management options, including RAID 0, RAID 1, JBOD and spanning
  • Multiple data protection options, including RAID 1, USB, cloud or LAN/WAN backup
  • Includes WD SmartWare Pro for PC users and is Apple Time Machine compatible for Mac users
  • Twonky 7.2 DLNA 1.5 & UPnP certified media server
  • iTunes support
  • Anywhere access from computers, tablets and smartphones with My Cloud desktop and mobile apps
  • Advanced software suite including FTP and P2P torrent download servers, Transmission, Icecast, WordPress and many others
  • Optimized for WD Red drives with WD's exclusive NASware technology
  • Dual USB 3.0 expansion ports

My Cloud EX2


Personal Cloud Storage
Comparison Chart
My Cloud My Cloud EX2 My Cloud EX4
Single-bay Two-bay Four-bay
Ideal For Consumers
Creative professionals
Prosumers
Creative professionals
Small office - home office
Prosumers
Creative professionals
Small office - home office
Capacity 2 TB, 3 TB, 4 TB 0 TB / Diskless, 4 TB, 6 TB, 8 TB 0 TB / Diskless, 8 TB, 12 TB, 16 TB
Processor Dual-Core 1.2 GHz 2.0 GHz
RAM 256 MB 512 MB 512 MB
Gigabit Ethernet Interface / NICs 1X 1X 2X
Power port 1X 1X 2X
USB 3.0 expansion port 1X 2X 2X
Mac and PC compatible
DLNA 1.5 & UPnP certified for media streaming
Free apps for anywhere access My Cloud desktop app
My Cloud mobile app
WD Photos mobile app
My Cloud desktop app
My Cloud mobile app
WD Photos mobile app
My Cloud desktop app
My Cloud mobile app
WD Photos mobile app
Automatic backup PC:
WD SmartWare Pro
(up to 3 users)

Mac:
Apple Time Machine compatible
PC:
WD SmartWare Pro
(up to 10 users)

Mac:
Apple Time Machine compatible
PC:
WD SmartWare Pro
(up to 10 users)

Mac:
Apple Time Machine compatible
Secure file sharing with unlimited users
Easy drive installation & hot swap
LCD display
Disk management RAID 0, 1; JBOD & spanning RAID 0, 1, 5, 10; JBOD & spanning
iSCSI, volume virtualization
Volume encryption
iPV4/iPV6
Active directory
Integrated serving options File server
FTP server
Backup server
P2P download server
File server
FTP server
Backup server
P2P download server
Integrated third-party apps


Product information

Capacity:Diskless

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Greetings Stan,
Thank you for your feedback on the My Cloud EX2 drive.
To assist in improving your experience with the device we advise checking to see if there is a firmware update for the unit. You may do so by visiting the link provided below.
"How to manually or automatically update the firmware on a WD My Cloud, Mirror, EX2 or WD My Cloud EX4 Personal Cloud drive": http://wdc.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/10440

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