Initial Steps: I’m just doing some routine maintenance checking with my EX2. I’ve disconnected all devices from the EX2 (there is only 1 device that connects to it, so this is easy to verify), I’ve ensured that I have the most current firmware (2.11.157 as of this post), and I’ve rebooted just to make sure the system is fresh.
The Problem: Under the Settings Menu, when I go to Utilities and then click System Test, I get a popup window that says System Test, and inside the window it shows an animated blue ball with the text “Please wait…” right next to it.
My Question: What does this actually do? It runs for hours with absolutely no feedback. So I am assuming it is doing some background system checking and when it finishes, it will present me with some feedback about what was checked. The problem is, it never finishes. I tried letting it run overnight, but when I checked it the next day (at least 10 hours later), the browser window had apparently timed out so I just saw the login screen.
Further Thoughts: I don’t have any reason to believe the NAS is malfunctioning, but I’m just doing some routine maintenance checking and would like to get some feedback that confirms the system has been properly checked. But since the system check never finishes, I’m worried that it’s hanging on something and can’t get past that point. But since it doesn’t provide any feedback whatsoever, I have no idea what’s going on.
Summary: What is the system check doing? How long is it supposed to take? Is there a way to use the SSH login to run the system check from the command line so that I can get more feedback than a useless popup window that doesn’t say anything at all?