Definitivley yes. Because many operations require the disks spinning, other operations do loggong and spin-up the drives therefore, ... and so on. A NAS not a car where the engine does not have to run while the car is not moving.Pat64 wrote:But is this normal behaviour that the HDD spins up at certain periods when stand-by has enabled?
Again, when you don't waht the disks spsin-up during the night - shutdown the NAS. More sophisticated QNAP NAS models allow to configure power-up and power-down schedules. But enesure all management and maintenance tasks are scheduled outside of the downtime window.