Lenovo Iomega ix2-dl 2-Bay Network Storage NAS (Diskless 0TB)

Product overview



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Lenovo Iomega ix2 network storage is a compact and affordable desktop network storage that is perfect for small businesses, home offices or advanced home networks, offering content sharing, data protection and basic video surveillance capabilities.

  • Capacity: Diskless (ix2-dl, 0 HDD)
  • Drive Capacities and Type: 1TB, 2TB, 3TB (SATA II)
  • RAID Support: RAID 0, 1 (mirror), JBOD.
  • Gigabit Ethernet connectivity
  • Warranty: 3 year limited warranty
  • Centrally store and backup your digital files

Ease of use

  • Easy three step setup - Simply plug into your router, power on, and download the integrated Lenovo Storage Manager software.
  • User friendly web-based management interface. Web Interface accessible in 16 supported languages.
  • Software Compatibility: Compatible with today's most common backup software, web browsers, media devices and computers

Simple Content Sharing

  • Access files from any networked Windows, Apple or Linux computer for easy file sharing.
  • Easily share content with friends and family outside of your home using the exclusive Lenovo™ Personal Cloud feature. Invited guests will have access to read and write to files and folders on your network drive. No need to email file attachments.
  • File distribution made easy. Drop files into a designated distribution folder, and all of those on the distribution list automatically get an email with either the files attached, or a link to download the files.
  • Lenovo Link iOS & Android application: Lenovo Link gives you a direct link to your ix2 via your iOS or Android device. You have the ability to upload, download, browse and stream content on your network storage devices using Lenovo Link mobile app. (download app from iTunes or Android Market)
  • Built-in photo slide-show sharing feature - easily select and share your digital pictures on the web

Powerful Backup & Restore Functionality

  • Time Machine® Support: allows Apple® users to easily backup any Mac computers running OS X (10.5 or later) using Time Machine.
  • Lenovo Personal Cloud Backup: Synchronize data between personal cloud member systems and the ix2.
  • Public Cloud Backup: Use one of the integrated 3rd party cloud-based storage services such as Amazon S3 or MozyConnect™ to replicate data from your ix2 to your public cloud account.
  • Data Replication / Device to Device Copy Jobs Easily copy files to and from attached USB drives or any network share including Lenovo Personal Cloud locations using the rsync or CIFS protocol. Define your Copy Job to copy/synchronize files to and from connected drives and/or any other shared storage on your network.
  • Schedule jobs to run on a predetermined schedule.
  • Configuration Backup and Restore: allows you to back up and restore system configuration information. Backing up a configuration saves various system properties, including users, groups, device identification, and Share names and permissions.
  • Symantec Backup: Lenovo network storage products are identified as compatible disk targets for Backup Exec software.

Advanced Disk & Power Management

  • Power Savings: Automatic hard drive spin-down assure the most efficient (minimal) power consumption.
  • Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Support: Enables unattended system shutdown via the USB port without data loss in the case of power failure.
  • System Status: Consolidated resource on space utilization, device information, and status. In addition, you can manage controls such as device restart from here.
  • SMART Hard Drive Monitor: Continually monitors and reports on the health of all drives in the ix2.
  • Reporting: Email alerts and Event Logging provide up-to-the-minute updates on the status of your device even when you are away from your computer. SNMP agent monitoring helps administrators centrally manage the ix2.

Video Surveillance

  • Downloadable Mindtree® SecureMind VMS software.
  • One free camera license included, additional licenses available for purchase.
  • Built in support for up to 4 IP network cameras by Axis, Bosch, and Panasonic to capture and store video without the need of a dedicated PC Support for high-definition and configurable resolution and frame rate settings.
  • Downloadable Axis Video Hosting Solution (AVHS) for local to hosted cloud video storage and management.


  • Built in Audio Video Media Server - UPnP™ DLNA Certified®: provides the ability to stream photos, audio content and videos to a variety of media devices, such as game consoles (Microsoft Xbox® 360, Sony PlayStation®3), audio bridges, iTunes™ players, picture frames and more.
  • Create shared iTunes™ libraries to provide a central location for your music.
  • Social Media Sharing made easy: Convenient folders that automatically integrate with your social media accounts. Multiple accounts are no problem - just create another folder for each account.

o Facebook®: Files dropped into your Facebook folder are automatically uploaded to your Facebook page. o Flickr®: Files dropped into your Flickr folder are automatically added to the designated Flickr photo album. o YouTube®: Videos dropped into your YouTube folder are automatically uploaded to your YouTube channel.

  • Torrent Download Manager: the ix2 manages peer-to-peer file transfers without the need of a dedicated PC.

Digital Photography Tools

o Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP): No touch, automatic transfer of photos from digital cameras via the USB port. o Photo resize: Automatically resize photos to a specified resolution. o Watermark: Automatically add a watermark of your choosing to photos as they are re-sized.

Advanced Business Features

  • Active Directory Support: Functions as a client member in an Active Directory domain allowing the ix2 to utilize the domain users and groups.
  • iSCSI target: Provides block-level access for the most efficient storage utilization, especially for backup, database and email application performance. It can be used in parallel with file-level storage access via CIFS/NFS.
  • Expandability: Add storage capacity by connecting external USB hard disk drives. Supports read/ write on Fat32, NTFS, ext2 / ext3 / ext4, or HFS+ formatted drives.
  • Application Manager: Third party applications can be installed using the embedded application manager.
  • Data organization and access: Windows DFS organizes folders and files on a network, such that they appear to be all in one directory tree on a single Lenovo system, even if the folders reside on many devices in many different locations. WebDAV (Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning) enables viewing, adding, or deleting files on an ix2 from the web, via HTTP or HTTPS for added security.
  • Native security support with robust username and password authorized access. Create additional users and secure their content with password protection.
  • User Quotas: Easily manage capacity by setting maximum limits per user.


  • Lenovo® ix2 Network Storage, 2-bay
  • Ethernet cable
  • Power supply
  • Printed Quick Start G



Product Description
Lenovo Iomega ix2 Network Storage 70A6 - NAS server - 0 GB
Device Type
NAS server
Host Connectivity
USB 2.0 / Gigabit Ethernet
Total Storage Capacity
0 GB
Installed Devices / Modules Qty
0 (installed) / 2 (max)
Dimensions (WxDxH)
9.93 cm x 20.16 cm x 14.86 cm
2.49 kg
Marvell 1.6 GHz
Storage Controller
Hard Drive
SATA 3Gb/s
Network adapter 10Mb LAN, 100Mb LAN, GigE, USB 2.0
AC 120/230 V
System Requirements
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, Ubuntu 11.x, openSUSE 11.4, Apple MacOS X 10.6 - 10.8, Microsoft Windows Vista / XP / 7 / 8
Manufacturer Warranty
3 years warranty



Device Type
NAS server
Host Connectivity
USB 2.0 / Gigabit Ethernet
Total Storage Capacity
0 GB
Installed Devices / Modules Qty
0 (installed) / 2 (max)
9.93 cm
20.16 cm
14.86 cm
2.49 kg

Processor / Memory

Processors Installed
Marvell 1.6 GHz
RAM Installed
256 MB DDR3

Storage Controller

SATA - internal
Interface Type
SATA 3Gb/s
Data Transfer Rate
300 MBps
Max Storage Devices Qty
RAID Level

Hard Drive

HDD - 3.5"
Interface Type
SATA 3Gb/s


Network adapter
Data Link Protocol
10Mb LAN, 100Mb LAN, GigE, USB 2.0
Network / Transport Protocol
FTP, Bonjour, SMB
Remote Management Protocol
Network Services Compatibility
DFS, Microsoft CIFS, Network File System (NFS), Apple File Protocol (AFP)
UPnP Media Server, Apple Time Machine compatible, WebDAV server
Compliant Standards

Security DVR


Expansion / Connectivity

Expansion Bays
2 (total) / 2 (free) x internal - 3.5"
1 x Ethernet 1000Base-T - RJ-45 , 1 x USB 2.0 - Type A


Cables Included
1 x network cable
UPS support, device-to-device data replication


Power Device
X internal power supply
Voltage Required
AC 120/230 V
Power Consumption Operational
19 Watt

Software / System Requirements

OS Required
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, Ubuntu 11.x, openSUSE 11.4, Apple MacOS X 10.6 - 10.8, Microsoft Windows Vista / XP / 7 / 8

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support
Limited warranty - 3 years

Environmental Parameters

Sound Emission
28 dBA

Customer reviews

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5* File Storage
Reviewed by Anonymous on 15/11/2014
It isn't the most powerful NAS your ever going to use but it's super easy to setup, and great for sharing photos. It can steam movies too with no buffering or issues
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