WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra
Private Cloud Storage - NAS Storage


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Western Digital Network Attached Storage
WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra
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Overview:

Keep your media safe in a single place on this high-performance NAS solution, and access it securely from anywhere. With My Cloud EX2 Ultra, you’ll be able to automatically sync content across computers, easily share files and folders, and enjoy multiple backup options so you can create your own personalized system with ease.

Centralized storage for anywhere access
Keep your photos, videos, music and documents safe in a single place, and with MyCloud.com or the My Cloud app, you can access or share from anywhere.

Multiple RAID options
My Cloud EX2 Ultra features a variety of RAID settings, so you can customize your system with the configuration that’s best for you. Options include RAID 0 for enhanced performance, RAID 1 for mirrored data protection, as well as JBOD and spanning support for non-RAID configurations.

Featuring ultra-reliable WD Red™ NAS drives
My Cloud EX2 Ultra comes preconfigured with WD Red hard drives, specifically built for NAS systems to provide improved performance within 24x7 environments. The My Cloud EX2 Ultra is also available in a diskless version to create a custom NAS with compatible hard drives.

Updated for high-performance
Upgraded with the powerful Marvell® ARMADA™ 385 1.3GHz dual-core processor, you’ll get ultra-fast transfer rates and high-performance streaming. You’ll also be treated to 1GB of DDR3 memory, allowing you to multitask with ease.

Smooth media streaming
Enjoy high-performance, lag-free streaming with this powerful NAS system. Combined with the Plex™ Media Server, your HD content will be organized and prepared for streaming to your PC, mobile device, game console, or other certified media player.

Powered by My Cloud OS 3 WD’s My Cloud OS 3 comes with a variety of tools and apps. Create a folder to share content with family and friends. Automatically synchronize your data between all your computers and make sure your content is always up to date. Easily transfer content between your NAS and a supported cloud service like Dropbox™, OneDrive®, or Google Drive™.

Sync your content across all your computers
With WD Sync, you can automatically synchronize your media and files across your computers and your My Cloud device, so you can be confident your content is always up to date and accessible with all your devices.

Keep an eye on your home, wherever you’re a
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Equipped with award-winning Milestone ARCUS™ Surveillance software, delivering a powerful surveillance system for your home. Compatible with thousands of industry-leading cameras, support for up to 10 connected cameras and two (2) free camera licenses included, making this NAS the perfect surveillance solution to keep watch on what matters to you most.

Enhanced data protection
With backup software like WD SmartWare™ or Acronis, PC users, PC users can customize when and where their content is saved, while Mac users have full access to Apple Time Machine for personalized backup. You can even automatically back up your data to a separate My Cloud NAS device, or any supported cloud service like Amazon S3, ElephantDrive or Acronis. Combined with 256 AES volume encryption, you can securely store files across your entire network.

Customize your NAS with popular apps
My Cloud EX2 Ultra supports a full suite of popular applications for a personalized experience. Use apps like Plex, Milestone ARCUS Surveillance, Dropbox, WordPress, and more.

Features:

Interface

  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • Power supply (DC in) x 1
  • USB 3.0 expansion port x 2 rear

CPU

  • Marvell® ARMADA® 385 1.3 GHz dual-core

Memory

  • 1 GB DDR3

Drive bays

  • 2 x 3.5 inch hard drive bays, hot swap capable, tray-less design

Internal hard drives

  • WD Red NAS hard drives

Expansion Ports

  • 2 USB 3.0 ports

System Requirements

  • Windows 10, Windows 8, or Windows 7 operating system
  • Mac OS X El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, or Lion operating systems
  • DLNA/UPnP devices for streaming
  • Router with Internet connection

Supported Web Browsers

  • Internet Explorer 10 or higher
  • Safari 6 or higher
  • Firefox 30 or higher
  • Google Chrome 31 or higher on supported Windows and Mac OS platforms

Network Protocols

  • DHCP Client or Static IP
  • NTP Client
  • Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
  • Apple Bonjour and Windows Rally
  • Jumbo frame support up to 9K
  • VLAN (802.1Q)
  • Link Aggregation and failover for 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • UPnP port forwarding
  • LLTD Link Layer Topology Discovery Protocol
  • iSCSI
  • SSH

Network File Services

  • OS Supports
    • Windows XP Home/ Pro/ 64-bit SP3+
    • Windows Vista/ 7/ 8 (All versions)
    • Mac OS X 10.6, Lion, Mountain Lion
  • CIFS/SMB for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux
  • Linux Distributed File System (DFS)
  • AFP for Mac OS X
  • FTP/SFTP Server
  • WebDAV Server
  • Microsoft Active Directory support

Backup management

  • Remote backups: My Cloud Expert Series to My Cloud Expert Series locally or remotely
  • Backup internal files or folders of the device to other files/folders on the NAS or attached USB drive
  • WD SmartWare Pro for Windows clients
  • Apple Time Machine (10.5.8+) support
  • Cloud-based backup services
    • Amazon S3
    • ElephantDrive (http://home.elephantdrive.com/)
  • Disk sync management for the attached USB ports

Disk management

  • RAID: JBOD, spanning, 0/1
  • RAID migration
    • JBOD to RAID 1
  • Hot swapping
  • Disk roaming
  • Array roaming

Security

  • Volume Encryption (256 bit AES)

File System

  • EXT4 for internal HDD
  • Support following formats for externally attached USB drives
    • FAT/FAT32
    • NTFS (read and write capability)
    • HFS+J (case sensitive)
    • Linux EXT2, EXT3, EXT4
  • Support for mounting ISO-Image

FTP Server

  • Support Port Setting
  • Set port range of passive FTP
  • Option to report external IP in PASV mode
  • Client language selection
  • Anonymous FTP
  • Secure FTP Support
  • Support File eXchange Protocol (FXP)
  • FTP bandwidth restriction (upstream/downstream)
  • IP address block (block access from undesired IP address)

Download Management

  • HTTP downloads from a URL to a user specified folder on the NAS
  • FTP downloads of files or folders from an FTP server to another files/folders on the NAS
  • P2P Download Manager

 

Power Management

  • Drive Spin Up/Down (including Attached WD USB drives)
  • Automatic power recovery (with UPS)
  • Schedule power on/off
  • Graceful shutdown on UPS low battery
  • FAN Control
  • Network UPS
  • Wake On LAN

Remote Access

  • My Cloud mobile app
  • My Cloud.com web access

User/Group Management

  • Max No. of Users: 512 for Samba, 800 for ADS
  • Max No. of User Groups: 64 for Samba, 200 for ADS
  • Max No. of Network Shares: Max No. of Network Shares: 128
  • Max concurrent CIFS connections: 10
  • User/Group assignment for network sharing/FTP
  • Quotas for groups or users
  • Assignment of users to multiple groups
  • Batch assignment of users to groups
  • Batch user creation
  • Importing users (CSV Delimited Format)
  • Importing groups (CSV Delimited Format)

System Management

  • System status: Device Information
    • Capacity usage status for the external storage
    • File category breakdown of how much video, photo, music is stored
  • Alert notifications
    • Event UI message
    • UI Alert (with message acknowledgment required)
    • Email notice
    • QuickView pop-up message
    • RED LED status
  • Network recycle
    • Support Windows CIFS
    • Support Apple AFP
  • System/FTP Log (Syslog Client)
  • HTTP/S (Web) Administration Interface (HTTP Server)
  • Firmware upgrade
  • Configuration backup and restore
  • SNMPv2
  • System Information
    • CPU percentage
    • RAM usage
    • Network performance in MB/s

Media Streaming

  • PLEX media app
  • UPnP AV Media server (Twonky)
  • DLNA certification
  • Support WD TV, WD TV Live, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Windows 8, connected TVs, Blu-ray players and digital picture frames
  • iTunes Server

iSCSI

  • iSCSI Target
    • CHAP authentication
    • iSNS (Internet Storage Name Service )
    • Up to 64 iSCSI Targets
  • Volume Virtualization
    • Virtual Disk Drive (via iSCSI Initiator)
    • Max number of virtual disk drives supported is eight (8)

Power Supply

  • Input voltage: 100V to 240V AC
  • Input frequency: 50 to 60 Hz
  • Output voltage: 12V DC, up to 4A

Temperature

  • Operating Temperature: 0° C to 35° C ( 32° F to 95° F)
  • Non-op Temperature: -40° C to 70° C (-40° F to 158° F)

Package Includes

  • NAS
  • Ethernet cable
  • Power supply
  • Quick install guide

 

Specifications:

My Cloud EX2 Ultra

Interface

Gigabit Ethernet
USB 3.0 expansion port (x2)

Dimensions

Height:6.75 in (171.45 mm)
Depth:6.10 in (154.94 mm)
Width:3.90 in (99.06 mm)
Weight: 16 TB 5.0 lbs (2.3kg)
12 TB 5.2 lbs (2.4 kg)
8 TB 5.0 lbs (2.3kg)
4 TB 3.4 lbs (1.6kg)
0 TB 1.8 lbs (0.8kg)

System Requirements

  • Windows® 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 or Windows Vista® operating systems
  • Mac OS® X El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks or Mountain Lion operating systems
  • DLNA®/UPnP® devices for streaming
  • Router for Internet connection

Capacities And Models

16 TB WDBVBZ0160JCH
12 TB WDBVBZ0120JCH
8 TB WDBVBZ0080JCH
4 TB WDBVBZ0040JCH
0 TB WDBVBZ0000NCH

Kit Contents

Network Attached Storage Ethernet cable
AC adapter
Quick Install Guide

Operating Specifications

Operating temperature: 5°C to 35°C
Non-op. temperature: -20°C to 65°C

Supported Browsers

  • Microsoft® Edge
  • Internet Explorer® 10 or higher
  • Safari® 6 or higher
  • Firefox® 30 or higher
  • Google Chrome™ 31 or higher on supported Windows and Mac OS platforms

Compatibility may vary depending on user’s hardware configuration and operating systems.

Limited Warranty

Pre-configured

3 years Worldwide

Diskless

2 years Worldwide

Documentation:

Download the WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra Datasheet (PDF).