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Container Station
Release date: 2020/11/23
Times installed: 2694739
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Container Station uniquely integrates LXC and Docker lightweight virtualization technologies for operating Linux systems and containerized apps on a QNAP NAS.

Container Station allows easy deployment of containerized applications on QNAP NAS, allowing for LXC and Docker containers to be hosted on your private cloud while they access the data stored on the host NAS.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive container support: LXC and Docker

  • Built-in Docker Hub Registry: Choose from thousands of applications from developers around the world.

  • One-click setup: Complete the installation with just a single click.

  • At-a-glance dashboard: A clear overview of container resource usage.

Comprehensive container support

LXC enables you to run Linux virtual machines (including Ubuntu, Debian and Fedora). Container Station also provides popular and fully-configured applications for one-click deployment, including Joomla!, freeboard, Ponte, Redis, MQTT, Node-RED, and much more. AI-related solutions such as CAFFE, CNTK, MXNet, and TensorFlow are also supported.

Built-in Docker Hub Registry

Search through thousands of ready-made applications from developers around the world.

One-Click setup

Container Station provides an easy-to-use wizard that helps you set up containers with just a single click. All you need to do is click the "Create" button, then start using container applications.

At-a-glance dashboard

The NAS CPU/memory and individual container resource usage is displayed on the Overview page.


Supported Models

Container Station requires a QNAP NAS running QTS 4.2 (or later) with at least 1GB RAM.

  • x86-based models: TS-x51, TS-x51+, TS-x53, TS-x53A, TS-x53b, TBS-453A, TS-x55, TS/TVS-x63, TVS-x70, TVS-x71, TS-x73, TVS-x77, TS/SS-x79, TS/TVS-x80, TVS-x82, TS-1685, and TDS-16489U.
  • ARM-based models: TS-x28, TS-x28A, TS-x31P, TS-x31X, TS-1635, TS-x31+. TS-328, TS-932X