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I have the instructions in front of me and can't work this out.

A QNAP TS-559 Pro+ (NAS Enclosure) has 2 e-sata ports on it, along with 4 USB and 2 Ethernet ports. Does anyone know if it's possible to connect the device to a computer using the e-sata port? Or are the esata ports only for connecting harddrives to the device itself?

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The official site says:

Can I connect my PC's USB/eSATA port to NAS via USB or eSATA cable to access the DATA?

No, the USB / eSATA port on the NAS can only be connected to peripheral device. You can only connect to the NAS through the Ethernet network.

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Thank you Wil . – Mr. Flibble Mar 31 '11 at 14:42

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