b) when the hanging web page finally times out and just before it returns to the logon page, the dashboard goes live and I see all the drive capacity/use/etc… for a moment.
Note: I had a similar thing happen to another PR4100 and spent hours on the line with WD warranty support before they offered to warranty replace the unit. This unit, however, is not under warranty, so I don’t have that option. And, since this is a production NAS, so I can’t just do things like 40-second reset or otherwise experiment.
I need a way to reliably get into the dashboard, especially since the PR4100 with OS3 are now vulnerable to 0day hack and I need to get it upgraded to OS5. Though, honestly, I’m a bit worried to do a firmware upgrade on a device I can’t reliably get into. If something goes wrong, I might have bricked it.
B) Is there any other way to get to the dashboard other than through a browser window?
C) Does anyone have any other workaround or suggestion?