Asustor 9-Bay Professional NAS Server with Rail (2 x AC Power Cord Cable)

Asustor 9-Bay Professional NAS Server with Rail (2 x AC Power Cord Cable)

Asustor 9-Bay Professional NAS Server with Rail (2 x AC Power Cord Cable)


Product Highlights

  • Intel Atom 2.13 GHz Dual-Core Processor
  • Seamless System Migration
  • Dr. Asustor
  • FTP & File Explorer
  • App Central
  • One Touch & Cloud Backup
  • FTP & Windows Backup
  • FTP & Web Server
  • Online RAID Migration
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Asustor AS-609RS overview

  • 1Description

The 9-Bay Professional NAS Server with Rail (2 x AC Power Cord Cable) from Asustor is equipped with 2GB Ethernet ports and 9 drive bays, offering a stable environment for data exchange and storage while providing data protection and sustainable management.

You no longer need to worry about accidentally losing your vital documents. The NAS server provides you with a complete host of data protection and backup solutions to look after your most important information, creating a stress-free and liberating user experience.

Stable and efficient shared storage is a must for your virtual environment. The supported use of iSCSI and NFS allows you to seamlessly integrate with any existing IT environments. Moreover, all NAS servers are verified as VMware, Citrix and Hyper-V ready, providing you with a flexible and cost-efficient virtual storage solution.

A wide range of applications come pre-installed with each NAS server. At your convenience, you can browse through and download any applications that peak your interest from App Central. The App Central allows you to explore the unlimited potential of the NAS server while creating a personalized NAS server for yourself. The NAS also allows you to enjoy the conveniences of cloud computing, while simultaneously providing you with high data security.

The Asustor NAS Server is designed and developed around ecologically friendly concepts. When in use, the server consumes far less power than the average computer or server. Furthermore, the advanced power control features allow you to more efficiently manage your NAS server and hard drives. This lowers your electricity bill and prolongs the lifespan of your hard drives all at the same time. The NAS server is constructed in accordance with RoHS standards and uses recyclable packaging materials, striving for the smallest ecological footprint possible.

Optimal Data Security Solutions - Abundant Data Protection And Backup
Using backup utilities such as Backup Plan and Apple Time Machine, you can easily backup data from a Windows PC or Mac directly onto a NAS device. The NAS server also offers a variety of RAID configurations, allowing you to select the most appropriate configuration for your security needs. It supports a multitude of 2-way sync and backup options. Besides backing up your data onto a NAS server, you can also further back up the data from a NAS server onto other devices. The NAS devices support backup via the cloud, external hard drive, Rsync and FTP. In the unfortunate event of a disaster, you will be able to recover and restore your data with the utmost speed, thereby avoiding the damage that can be caused by data loss

Simplified Management

Seamless System Migration
Switching to a higher capacity NAS model is easy. When it's time to move your storage volumes to an up-to-date system, you can simply take out your existing hard drives and then insert them into the current system. Your current system will be up and running instantly
Dr. Asustor
Dr. Asustor performs general checkups on all of your settings. If certain settings are found to be compromising the security of your system or data, Dr. Asustor will provide you with the appropriate set of instructions to fully restore security and protection


True Multitasking
With true multitasking you can instantly switch to another application and then switch back to the previous one to pick up right where you left from. ADM allows you to simultaneously run different applications all at once while giving you the power to seamlessly switch between them
Background Operation
Occasionally, tasks such as uploading or downloading multimedia may take some time. ADM is capable of performing such tasks in the background, effectively freeing you up to complete other tasks


Quick Search
Searchlight is a rapid search technology that is built into ADM and provides quick and precise searches, allowing you to easily find the files that you need. Searchlight also features instant file previewing and fuzzy searches, substantially increasing your efficiency and productivity

User Interface

Intuitive Controls
Use of a NAS server has never been easier. ADM's fresh and vibrant user interface features intuitive and familiar modern operating system controls
My Favorites
My Favorites feature lets you quickly open your most frequently used applications by pinning them to the taskbar, increasing your productivity and efficiency
Personalized Desktop
Customize your desktop the way you want. Whether it's organizing your apps or changing your home screen wallpaper, ADM gives you the freedom to design the look and feel of your desktop. Furthermore, this feature lets you to pin frequently used applications to the taskbar, allowing for easy access

System Notifications

Enjoy Peace of Mind
Real-time system event notifications allow you to enjoy peace of mind knowing that you will be notified about any major system events. Notifications can be sent via e-mail, SMS or push notification, offering you a variety of ways to instantly stay on top of the current developments

FTP Explorer

Fast and Reliable FTP Client
Directly transfer files and browse FTP sites from within the convenience of the ADM desktop with FTP Explorer. You can enjoy drag and drop file transfers, bandwidth control for uploads and downloads, resuming downloads and more
Manage Multiple FTP Sites
FTP Explorer provides you with an FTP site management function, which allows you to store and manage information for all your favorite FTP sites. You just have to click on the FTP site of your choice to quickly connect to it. Furthermore, you can enjoy simultaneous file transfers to multiple FTP sites along with bandwidth controls which increase productivity and efficiency
Support for Resuming Downloads
With FTP Explorer you no longer need to worry about restarting file transfers due to dropped connections or interruptions. FTP Explorer fully supports resuming downloads, allowing file transfers to pick up right where it is left off after a disconnection, thus effectively eliminating the need to restart file transfers

Windows, Mac and Linux

Windows, Mac and Linux
The NAS server provides seamless cross-platform file sharing, which allows you to easily connect to your NAS server no matter if you are using Windows, Mac OS or UNIX operating systems. The transfer protocols that you may use to connect to an NAS server are:
Windows: CIFS/SMB, FTP and WebDAV
Linux: NFS, SMB, FTP and WebDAV
It also features Network Recycle Bin. Any files you delete will be moved to the recycle bin, so you can restore any accidentally deleted files. Transfer protocols supported by the recycle bin includes CIFS / SMB, AFP, FTP and File Explorer

File Explorer

Manage Your Files
File Explorer comes pre-installed with ADM and can be used to browse and manage the files on your NAS. It is able to display all directories and files found on your storage volumes. No matter if the task is uploading, downloading, moving, copying, compressing, decompressing or ISO file mounting, all of these tasks and more can be done from within File Explorer
Web Access
File Explorer also facilitates file sharing over the web. An Internet connection and a web browser are all you need. You need to simply open ADM in your favorite web browser to begin sharing, uploading and downloading files with File Explorer
Share Links
You can instantly create download links for files that you want to share through Share Links, which allows you to share files with people who don't have accounts on the NAS. Expiry dates can also be set for each share link that you create, allowing for safe and flexible management
Task Monitor
Helps you to easily monitor the status of uploads and downloads. Task monitor also breaks through the 2GB file size upload limit found on most web browsers, giving you the freedom to upload much larger files

Virtual Drive

Cost-Effective and Environment-Friendly
Supports the mounting of ISO files which provides you with a cost-effective and environmentally friendly solution that effectively lowers CD and DVD waste
Convenient for All
When you are installing software on a large group of clients, you need to simply mount an ISO file on the NAS server for all clients to access. This significantly reduces the time and effort needed for installation. With ISO mounting, you can store all your software on your NAS server and then install it whenever you need it. Whether it's for business or personal use, the ability to mount ISO files provides convenience for all

App Central

Unleash Unlimited Potential
A wide range of applications comes pre-installed with each NAS server. At your convenience, you can browse through and download any applications that peak your interest from App Central. It allows you to explore the unlimited potential of NAS server while creating a personalized NAS device for yourself
Many Ways to Browse
App Central gives users a multitude of options for exploring its content. You can search for apps using keywords or browse for apps by category, popularity, recommendation and more. Multilingual support ensures that users from all over the world can comfortably browse in the language of their choice
Countless Apps
Whether your interests lie in business, website construction or even digital home entertainment, App Central has it all. With over 90 unique apps, App Central provides you with the boundless variety of applications that you require to satisfy your digital lifestyle needs

One Touch Backup

One Touch
Simply plug your USB storage device or camera into the NAS server and push the backup button. Your data will then be copied to a location on the NAS server that you specify. Your photos and data are precious and this NAS server ensures that they are protected with just the push of a button
One Touch Backup also allows hassle-free backup of data on your NAS server. The 2-way transfer support allows your data to be copied to your favorite USB storage device, which provides an effective disaster recovery solution

Cloud Backup

Connect to the Cloud
You can back up the data from the NAS server to the cloud storage service, Amazon S3, which ensures that your data is protected. This means that in the event that the data on your NAS server is damaged, you will be able to immediately restore it from Amazon S3. The NAS server is able to both upload to and download from Amazon S3, letting you get backup and restoration jobs done in just a few easy steps

Time Machine Backup

Optimized for Your Mac
Use your Mac's built-in backup Time Machine to easily back up your Mac to a NAS server. All NAS servers have been optimized for the use with Time Machine, providing Mac lovers with a familiar and easy-to-use backup solution
Multi-User Support
Mac users can safely backup your computers to the same NAS server. Unlike other NAS servers, the Asustor NAS Server does not just use one group account to carry out backup jobs for storing all your jobs under the same directory. This NAS server enables each Mac user to use an independent account and backup location, thereby guaranteeing privacy for all

FTP Backup

Excellent Backup Solution
FTP Backup function may be used to complete tasks such as: Transfer or backup of data from your NAS server to an FTP server
Initiating downloads of data from an FTP server to your NAS server
FTP Backup supports 2-way data transfers and incremental backups as well as schedules regular backup jobs. It effectively simplifies data backup while substantially reducing the burden on IT staff

Windows Backup

Worry-Free Backup
Backup Plan software for Windows provides you with worry-free backup. Simply schedule a regular backup job of your PC to your NAS server, then let Backup Plan take care of the rest. Backup Plan will work in the background to ensure that your PC is always backed up
Real-Time Synchronization
Any data that is lost between scheduled backups is unprotected. Backup Plan lets you configure real-time file synchronization for those important and ever-changing file folders. Any changes that you make to your protected files and folders will be updated in real-time. Now you can rest assured knowing that your critical files are always protected and up to date
Restore with Just One Click
With Backup Plan, data restoration is a breeze. In the unfortunate event that you lose your data, all you need is to click on the restore button and your data will be restored back to its previous location

Mission Mode

Mission Mode
You have to never again worry about your critical backup jobs being discontinued, because your NAS server will not stop until its mission is complete. Sometimes backup jobs may be discontinued because of various connection problems with a busy server on the other end. For Rsync, FTP, external and cloud backups, the Mission mode allows you to configure the number of connection attempts and time interval for connection attempts, ensuring successful completion of your backup mission. This also gives IT administrators a significant amount of flexibility when configuring backup jobs

External Backup

Regular Backups of Your Vital Data
Regularly backing up the data on your NAS server is very important. The built-in RAID storage technology provides a certain level of data protection. Furthermore, the External Backup function supports 2-way data transfers and incremental backups as well as schedules your NAS server to perform regular backup jobs. It may be used to complete tasks such as:
Transfer or backup of data from your NAS server to an external device
Initializing the copying of data from an external device to your NAS server
High-Speed Transfers
The NAS server supports the SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface. When you need to copy files from the NAS server to an external device for sharing or exchange, you can make use of a multitude of transmission interfaces supported by the NAS server (USB 3.0, USB 2.0 and eSATA) to quickly get the job done 1

Rsync Backup

The Ultimate Tool for Remote Backup
Rsync is an application originally developed for UNIX that is usually used for backup and sync between two computers. By providing block-level replication, Rsync is able to offer incremental backup. Incremental backup allows for successive backup jobs (after your first backup job) to only copy data that has changed since your last backup job. Rsync is suitable for use with files and data that are always changing. It lets you cut down on backup time while significantly reducing bandwidth usage
A Rich and Flexible Backup Solution
The Rsync Backup function supports 2-way data transfers, incremental backup, encrypted backup and also schedules your NAS server to perform regular backup jobs. It effectively simplifies data backup while also substantially reducing the burden on IT staff. The Rsync backup function may be used to complete tasks such as:
Transfer or backup of data from the NAS server to an Rsync compatible server
Initiating downloads of data from an Rsync compatible server to the NAS server


Always in Sync
Sync your NAS server to your Dropbox. Simply download and install the Dropbox app from App Central and you will be able to sync the files in your Dropbox to your NAS server. Whether its further backing up your dropbox files or syncing files from your work computer to your NAS server at home, Dropbox on the NAS server lets you thoroughly enjoy the conveniences of cloud computing
Supports Multiple Users
Everyone using your NAS server can enjoy the convenience of Dropbox. With Dropbox, each and every user on the NAS will be able to sync their personal dropboxes to the NAS server. All of their data and files will be separately stored, ensuring privacy for all

FTP Server

Your Own FTP Server
Every NAS has a built-in FTP Server feature that allows you to create a personal FTP server in just a matter of seconds. Hosting your own FTP server will instantly give you the power to share and exchange files over the Internet
Anywhere Access
With FTP Server, you can access your NAS server via FTP from almost anywhere in the world. Whether you are on a business trip or vacation, or wish to share files with family and friends, all you need is a device with Internet access and the data on your NAS server can be accessed in no time

Web Server

Host Your Own Website
No matter if it is a personal blog, company website or e-commerce website, NAS's Web Server function lets you host your very own website right on the NAS server. Furthermore, you can use App Central to download apps for content management, database management, bulletin board systems and more, which allows you to easily set up different types of websites in just minutes
Multiple Websites
Host more than one website. The Virtual Host function lets you host multiple websites on the NAS server. This provides for easy maintenance and significantly reduced server setup costs while offering data protection benefits as well

Cloud Connect

Your Private Cloud
The Built-in Cloud Connect function can help you to quickly create your own private cloud. Sign up for a unique and personal cloud ID and you will be able to connect to NAS server from almost any corner of the world
Exclusively Yours
Once you enable Cloud Connect, you will be able to have a personalized hostname and use My Asustor to connect to your NAS server. No matter if you are in the office or on vacation, you will now be able to enjoy the convenience of cloud access from anywhere and at any time


EZ Configuration
ADM's built-in EZ-router function can help you easily complete router configuration in a snap
Your Customized Cloud Server
EZ-router allows your NAS server to quickly integrate with the cloud by helping you configure designated ports and gives you the flexibility to specify the services you want enabled, helping you to create a customized cloud server for yourself


Easy Access
Sign up for DDNS service to get an easy-to-remember hostname for your NAS server. Further pair it with the EZ-router function and you can get remote access to your NAS server from anywhere and at any time
It currently supports the following DDNS providers:,,,,,,, DynamicDo!.jp, Dyndns

Online Capacity Expansion

Storage Space
The NAS server supports online capacity expansion; so, you can easily swap out all your old disks for higher capacity ones without turning off your NAS server. You can increase the storage capacity of your NAS server without worrying about getting an entire new system 2
Uninterrupted Access
During the capacity expansion process, while your data is being transferred over to the new disks, you will still be able to access everything on the NAS server. Online capacity expansion does not require any advanced IT skills to execute and helps you to eliminate cumbersome backup and migration procedures. When it's time to upgrade your NAS server's capacity, Asustor simply gets the job done for you without missing a beat

Online RAID Migration

Upgrade on the Fly
After using your NAS server for a while, you may be looking to upgrade the RAID level of your storage volumes in order to reap the benefits of increased data protection. However, you may be a bit apprehensive due to concerns about backing up or migration of your data. The Asustor NAS provides you with online RAID migration which lets you to transfer your storage volume's RAID level to a higher one while your NAS is still online. Your NAS server remains completely operational and you will have full access to your files while migration is ongoing
Advantages of RAID Migration
RAID migration provides you with a variety of flexible deployment options. If you do not wish to purchase a complete set of hard disks along with your NAS server, you can just purchase 1 or 2 disks according to your needs. Later, when your storage needs increase, you can choose to purchase more disks and adjust your RAID level accordingly


Ultimate Data Protection
The Asustor NAS Server makes use of RAID storage technology to provide protection to your data. RAID mainly revolves around the core concept of combining your disks to protect the data inside. It offers a number of different RAID level configurations that you can choose from when creating storage volumes. Each RAID level offers a differing degree of data protection, system performance and storage space

Power-Saving Options

One Green Machine
All Asustor NAS servers are designed around ecologically friendly concepts and feature a host of power-saving options that can help users save on their power bills. This allows you to enjoy the conveniences of technology while helping to protect the environment at the same time

Features such as power management schedules allow you to configure startup and shutdown times for the NAS server while disk hibernation allows you to assign times for your hard disks to automatically enter hibernation mode when there is no data access to them. This helps you to save power while also prolonging the lifespan of your disks

Exclusive power-saving features also include power management options for LED indicators, LCD display options which allow you to either display a custom message or the local temperature and smart fans which automatically adjust their speed according to the temperature. All NAS servers are fully compliant with the current EuP standards (EuP 2.0)

System Sleep Mode and Instant Wake

System Sleep Mode
This NAS server features System Sleep Mode (S3) and Instant Wake. When your NAS server is not in use, you can lower its power consumption by putting it into sleep mode
Instant Wake
No longer endure those long waits while your NAS server slowly starts up. With NAS server, you get to enjoy almost instantaneous wake times. Wake your NAS server up when you need it and put it to sleep when you don't. No matter what time of day or night, get immediate access to your NAS server when you need it the most

ADM Defender

Use ADM Defender's firewall to control access to the NAS server. Ensure the security of your system by deciding who can have access to your NAS and who cannot
Network Defender
ADM Defender's Network Defender function protects you from malicious attacks and prevents hackers from trying to access your NAS server. Any client IP addresses with too many unsuccessful login attempts to your NAS server within a specified time period will be blocked by Network Defender


Music Collection
SoundsGood is a web music player that can play all the music stored on your NAS server over the Internet. Now you can access your music from anywhere and even share your music collection with family and friends
Personalized Settings
With soundsGood, you can have your own personalized music collection and playlists. You are free to configure any folder on the NAS server as a music source along with options for setting the music source as public or private
Edit with Ease
SoundsGood's built-in ID3 tag editor allows you to conveniently edit the ID3 tags for your entire music collection without having to use any additional software

iTunes Server

All Your Music on All Your Computers
Now you can store all your music and movies on your NAS and have them streamed to any Mac or Windows computer within the local network. iTunes Server is what you need. AirPlay, iOS remote pairing and playlists are also supported
Your Digital Sound System
The iTunes Server also works with the amplifier on your home sound system. You can use the NAS server's HDMI port to connect it to your amplifier and in a snap you will have a digital stereo system ready with all your favorite songs. Furthermore, you can utilize the iOS Remote app to turn any iOS device into a remote control for your music. Get ready to enjoy stereo surround sound from the comfort of your own home with the NAS server and iTunes Server

Download Center

Convenient Downloading
Download Center provides a one-stop solution that simplifies the entire download process. Powerful features allow you to easily search for and download the files that you need in the blink of an eye

The AiDownload mobile app allows you to use your mobile device to search, add and manage your download tasks while on the go. Bit-torrent downloads are also convenient
Intelligent Features
Download Center also offers many intelligent features such as RSS downloading (broad catching) and scheduled downloads. With RSS downloading, you can have download center automatically search RSS feeds for torrents of your favorite content and then have that content automatically downloaded to your NAS as soon as it is released. This feature is great for regularly released content like TV shows
Smart Download Folder
With the Smart Download Folder function, you can specify a folder on the NAS server as a Smart download folder. For any torrents that are added to the folder, a download task will be added and Download Center will automatically begin downloading the torrent

UPnP Media Server

Effortless Multimedia Streaming
Each and every NAS server can be outfitted with the UPnP multi media server app, which allows it to become your home's multimedia streaming server. As long as you have devices that support UPnP (for example, Sony Bravia TV or PlayStation3), you will be able to browse and stream all multimedia stored on your NAS. You can also use UPnP or DMP compatible applications on your mobile devices to stream multimedia from your NAS server

Local Display

The Ultimate Combination
Other than becoming your home's multimedia server, the NAS server can also become a media player through the use of the well-known multimedia player apps Boxee* and XBMC. Boxee and XBMC allow you to play all the multimedia content stored on your NAS server on your LCD / LED TV. Simply connect it to your TV using an HDMI cable and you are ready to go

You can also use our AiRemote** mobile app or the Asustor remote as a remote control for Boxee and XBMC. In addition, AiRemote allows you to directly play videos on your mobile device 3

Live View

Surveillance Center
Keep an eye on the most important things with Surveillance Center. Surveillance Center's fully optimized interface allows you to simultaneously view live feeds from up to 4 IP cameras, take snapshots and control the pan, tilt and zoom functions of all cameras, giving you complete peace of mind

Recording and Playback

Four License-Free Channels
Surveillance Center comes with 4 license-free channels, letting you to setup 4 different network IP cameras. This significantly lowers startup costs for your surveillance system. No matter if you prefer to use Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, Surveillance Center's easy-to-use browser-based interface and quick start wizard allows you to create a security surveillance system in a snap
Record Only when You Need to
Surveillance Center offers you a variety of recording options. No matter if you need scheduled continuous recording or recording only when certain events occur, Surveillance Center is sure to satisfy your needs. Surveillance Center's various recording modes are listed below:
Manual Recording: While viewing a live feed, you can click on the record button at any time to begin or stop recording. In the event that you do not stop your recording, Surveillance Center will record until your designated recording quota has been reached.
Continuous or Scheduled Recording: Whether you require 24 / 7 continuous recording or recording only during a specific time, Surveillance Center can get the job done ensuring that you never miss any critical moments
Motion Trigger Recording: In the event that any motion is detected in the surveilled environment, Surveillance Center will immediately begin recording, allowing you to save significant space on your hard disks and ensuring that you never miss any critical moments
Alarm Trigger Recording: Triggering recording via a camera's alarm mechanism allows you to precisely record all critical events. Not only does this save space on your hard disks but also lowers the amount of reading and writing on your hard disks, prolonging their life
Motion Trigger and Alarm Trigger Recording: This mode combines motion trigger and alarm trigger recording. If either mode is triggered, recording will begin immediately. This is a comprehensive recording mode that ensures you will never miss any critical moments
A Breeze to Use
With its intuitive time axis and flexible switching between synchronous and asynchronous playback, Surveillance Center allows you to easily view recordings from the time period you require

Event Notification and Management

Immediate Notification
When disruptions occur, you will know immediately. You can use Surveillance Center's event management function to keep you informed of critical events. Whether these events are an alarm trigger, motion trigger or a disconnected camera, you can configure Surveillance Center to send you notification immediately via e-mail or SMS

Windows Active Directory (AD)

Seamless Integration
Windows Active Directory (AD) is a directory service created by Microsoft, widely used by many corporations, which allows IT administrators to centralize and manage resources over a network. Understanding the account integration needs that businesses have, all NAS devices are able to seamlessly integrate with Windows AD. After a NAS server has been successfully added to a Windows AD domain, AD users will then be able to use the AD accounts to log in to and access the NAS. This provides simple and efficient management for IT staff as they do not need to create new accounts for every NAS server added to the domain
Easy Management
Managing large-scale IT environments have always been challenging for IT managers. ADM's easy-to-use interface provides management tools for network users and groups, allowing IT administrators to configure different folder access rights for each Windows AD user and group

Advanced Folder Permissions

Flexible Deployment
In addition to configuring different shared folder access rights on the NAS server, you can use ADM's File Explorer to configure access rights for individual folders and files. This provides great flexibility for managing access rights to data and is particularly useful for IT staff, as it gives them a myriad of convenient options when deploying the NAS server in an enterprise environment

Account Management

Efficient Management
ADM's account management function allows you to easily create, edit or remove user accounts on the NAS server. You also have the option of creating different user groups. Configuring access rights for a group will allow the rights to be applied to all the users in the group making for efficient management. The account management features not only allow you to assign different folder access rights to each user on the NAS server, but also gives you optimal management efficiency while ensuring the protection of your data


Secure Connections
The NAS server supports VPN connections to provide you secure access and flexible deployment options. It can act as a VPN client who can then connect to VPN servers via PPTP or OpenVPN protocols, which allows you to gain access to different virtual private networks. Furthermore, it supports the creation of multiple VPN connection profiles, allowing you to easily switch connections between different VPN networks

Folder-Based AES 256-Bit Encryption

Military Grade Encryption
Your most important data deserves high security. The NAS server offers folder-based military grade AES 256-bit encryption, giving you the type of security and privacy that you require for your most confidential data. All data stored in encrypted folders will be automatically encrypted and secured to high standards.
Should you ever lose your NAS server or hard disks, you still did not need to worry about your sensitive data falling into the wrong hands


A Must for Your Virtual Environment
iSCSI and NFS are primary data storage solutions for virtual environments and are also important in spreading the use of virtualization as a whole. The iSCSI and NFS support on the NAS server allows you to seamlessly integrate with any existing IT environments. All NAS servers are verified as VMware, Citrix and Hyper-V ready, providing you with a flexible and cost-efficient virtual storage solution

IP SAN iSCSI Storage

Unified Storage
The NAS server is a unified storage solution with an optimal price / performance ratio. The server can become a file or backup server and at the same time act as an IP-SAN iSCSI storage device. The iSCSI can not only be used to expand a server's storage space but also act as a data store for a virtual server when used with a virtual environment like VMware, Citrix or Hyper-V
The iSCSI features supported by the NAS server include
LUN mapping
Target masking
ISO file mounting
MPIO and MCS support
Persistent (SCSI-3) Reservations

Rsync Server

Remote Backup Server
In addition to supporting backup to Rsync compatible servers, the NAS server itself can be used as an Rsync server, providing centralized backup for all your devices. Its RAID storage technology provides your data with added protection, allowing it to become an optimal disaster recovery solution. Now devices in all of your office locations around the world will be able to backup data to any NAS server being used as a centralized backup server. The Rsync server also supports encrypted backup, giving you the kind of safety and protection required for your most critical data
Impregnable Security
Rsync Server on each NAS server follows standard Rsync protocol. This means that unlike other NAS servers, the Asustor NAS Server allows you to manage backup modules and accounts for all Rsync backup jobs. For example, you can assign a different module to each individual client (i.e., branch office) backing up to the NAS server. This ensures that the data received from each client will be stored in different locations, thereby preventing storage conflicts and providing privacy and security for each client


NAS Management
Ai-Master is NAS server's management app for mobile devices that allows you to easily control all your NAS devices no matter if you are a home user or an IT administrator
Stay in Sync with Your NAS Server
With Ai-Master, you are never far from your NAS server. Manage all your services, applications and backup jobs at any time and from any place. Execute one touch backup jobs and monitor all users and system status. Use the Find Me function to locate your NAS server among many. All this and more is possible with Ai-Master

Mount Rail

Mounting Rail
Mounting rail easily slides the NAS server and can have easy in and out maintenance
UPC: 887372000438
In the Box
Asustor 9-Bay Professional NAS Server with Rail (2 x AC Power Cord Cable)
  • Installation CD
  • Mounting Rail
  • 2 x AC Power Cord Cable
  • 2 x RJ-45 LAN Cables (cat 5e)
  • 36 x Flat Head Screws (for 3.5" (88.9mm) HDD)
  • 36 x Flat Head Screws (for 2.5" (63.5mm) HDD)
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    Asustor AS-609RS specs

    Hardware & Packaging
    Hardware CPU: Intel atom 2.13 GHz dual-core processor
    Memory: 1GB SO-DIMM DDR3 (maximum expandable 3GB)
    HDD: 2.5" / 3.5" (63.5 mm / 88.9 mm) SATA II/ III x 9*
    HDD Compatibility: For Compatibility Click Here
    Expansion: 2 x USB 3.0, 4 x USB 2.0, 2 x eSATA
    Network: 2 x Gigabit Ethernet
    Output: 1 x HDMI
    System Fan: 2 x 60 mm (2.3")
    Input Power Voltage: 100 V to 240 V AC
    Certification: FCC, CE, VCCI, BSMI, C-TICK

    Hard disks not included.

    Operation Power Consumption: 33.2 W (Operation); 26.2 W (Disk Hibernation); 1.4 W (sleep mode)
    Noise Level: 22.3 dBA
    Operation Temperature: 41°F~95°F (5°C~35°C)
    Humidity: 5% to 95% RH
    Asustor Highlight System Migration
    Cloud Connect
    Dr. Asustor
    2-way backup
    Task monitor
    Eco-Friendly Design System Sleep Mode (S3)
    Auto-standby for both internal and external disks
    Auto fan control
    LED night mode
    Power Schedule: on, off, restart and sleep
    RoHS Compliant Yes
    Software and Features
    Operating System ADM 1.0 onwards
    Built-in App Central for various apps
    Supported OS Windows XP, vista, 7, 8, server 2003, server 2008, server 2012
    Mac OS x 10.6 onwards
    UNIX, linux and BSD
    Supported Language Deutsch, English, France, Italian, Nederland, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Czech, Polish
    Supported Browsers Internet explorer 9 onwards
    Network Protocols CIFS / SMB, AFP, NFS, FTP, WebDAV, Rsync, SSH, SFTP, iSCSI, HTTP, HTTPS
    File System Internal Disk: EXT4
    External Disk: FAT32, NTFS, EXT3, EXT4, HFS+
    Storage Management Support multiple volumes with spare disks
    Volume Type: Single disk, JBOD, RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10
    Support for online RAID level migration
    Support for online RAID capacity expansion
    iSCSI Maximum Targets: 256
    Maximum LUNs: 256
    Target masking
    LUN mapping
    ISO file mounting
    Supports MPIO & MCS
    Persistent (SCSI-3) reservations
    Disk Management Scheduled bad block scans
    Scheduled S.M.A.R.T scans
    Network TCP / IP (IPv4 and IPv6)
    Link Aggregation: Supports 802.3ad and 6 other modes for load balancing and / or network failover
    Jumbo frame (MTU)
    Cloud connect
    Wireless Network
    Note: USB Wi-Fi dongle not included
    DDNS and EZ-router
    Router Compatibility: For Compatibility Click Here
    Backup Solutions Rsync (remote sync) backup
    Cloud backup
    FTP backup
    External backup
    One touch backup
    System Administration Log Type: System log, connection log, file access log
    Real-time online user monitor
    Real-time system monitor
    Network recycle bin
    User quota
    Virtual drive (ISO mounting, maximum 16)
    UPS Support
    UPS Compatibility: For Compatibility Click Here
    Access Control Maximum number of users: 4096
    Maximum number of groups: 512
    Maximum number of shared folders: 512
    Maximum number of concurrent connections: 512
    Supports windows active directory
    Security Firewall: Prevent unauthorized access
    Network Defender: Prevent network attacks
    Alert Notifications: E-mail, SMS
    Encrypted Connections: HTTPS, FTP over SSL / TLS, SSH, SFTP, Rsync over SSH
    AES 256-bit folder encryption
    Features Apps
    File Explorer Web-based file management
    ISO file mounting
    Share links
    Surveillance Center Live monitoring (4 free channels)
    Multiple channel playback with audio
    Supported Browsers: Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox (Windows only)
    Event notification
    Surveillance Compatibility: For compatibility click here
    UPnP Media Server Supports PS3 and other digital media player capable devices
    Supports on-the-fly trans-coding for most RAW images and audio(OGG, FLAC)
    Supported Image Formats*: BMP, GIF, ICO, JPG, PNG, PSD, TIF, RAW Image (3FR, ARW, CR2, CRW, DCR, DNG, ERF, KDC, MEF, MOS, MRW, NEF, NRW, ORF, PEF, RAF, RAW, RW2, SR2, X3F)
    Supported Audio Formats: 3GP, AAC, AC3, AIFC, AIFF, AMR, APE, AU, AWB, FLAC1, M4A, M4R, MP2, MP3, OGG Vorbis1, PCM, WAV, WMA
    Supported Video Formats: 3GP, 3G2, ASF, AVI, DAT, FLV, ISO, M2T, M2V, M2TS, M4V, MKV, MPv4, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, MTS, MOV, QT, SWF, TP, TRP, TS, VOB, WMV, RMVB, VDR, MPE

    You must first enable real time trans-coding for these files in order to play them.

    FTP Explorer Directory structure view with drag and drop transfers
    Task monitor
    Stopping of transmission task and resumption of connection
    Encrypted Connections: Explicit over TLS, implicit over TLS
    FTP site manager
    Bandwidth control
    Maximum simultaneous transfer control
    VPN Client Supported VPN Protocols: PPTP, openVPN
    Transmission package monitor
    PPTP Authentication: PAP, CHAP, MS CHAP, MS CHAP2
    PPTP Encryption: No MPPE, MPPE (40, 128 bit), maximum MPPE (128 bit)
    OpenVPN port control
    OpenVPN link compression
    iTunes Server For iTunes on Mac and Windows
    Supports air-play
    Supports iOS remote pairing
    Supported Audio Formats: AIF, M4A (AAC and Apple lose-less), M4P, M4R, MP3, WAV
    Note: Metadata (e.g. title) may not be able to displayed in iTunes.
    Supported Video Formats: M4V, MOV, MP4
    Supported Playlist Formats: M3U, WPL
    Download Center Supports BT(torrent and magnet link), HTTP and FTP Downloads
    Torrent search
    Choose files before a BT task starts
    Customizable download schedule
    Bandwidth control
    RSS subscription and automatic downloading (broad-catching)
    Asustor download assistant for Windows & Mac
    AiDownload for iOS and Android
    Boxee / XBMC (Beta) Play all media content stored on NAS
    Video output via HDMI
    TV shows, movies, apps and more
    Asustor customized features
    AiRemote mobile app

    Boxee is only available on the 6 series while XBMC is only available on the 3 series.

    Sounds Good Import personal / public music collection
    Personal / Public music collection permission control
    Playlist editor
    ID3 tag editor
    Local Speaker Support: HDMI, USB, audio jack
    Supported Audio Formats for Browser: MP3, WAV, Ogg
    Supported Audio Formats for Trans-coding Through Browser: AAC, AIFF, Flac, Apple lossless, WMA
    Supported Audio Formats for Local Speaker: MP3, WAV, Ogg, AAC, AIFF, Flac, Apple lossless, WMA
    ASUS DAC support
    Dimensions & Weight
    Rail Size and Weight Dimension (W x H x D): 22.91 x 27.71 x 9.37" (582.0 x 703.9 x 238.0 cm)
    Weight: 21.82 (9.9 kg)
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 6.6 x 7.3 x 9.0" (170 x 185.5 x 230 mm)
    Weight 7.72 lb (3.5 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 42.2 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 28.0 x 23.5 x 10.75"

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