Common questions

How do I backup my Synology Remote?

How do I backup my Synology Remote?

Local Synology NAS Setup Open Hyper Backup, add a new task, and select Remote NAS device. 2. Enter the server name or IP address, enable transfer encryption, and Trust the certificate. Then, enter the username and password, select the directory and give your backup a name!

How do I backup my NAS remote?

Click the + icon on the bottom left corner, and select Data backup task. On the Backup Destination page, select either Remote NAS device or one of the options in the File Server section, depending on your needs (please note that rsync copy only supports single-version backup).

What is a Synology LUN backup?

Hyper Backup allows you to perform LUN (Logical Unit Number) backup to a local or remote Synology NAS. For more information on creating an iSCSI LUN and its functionality, please refer to this article or the help article of iSCSI Manager.

How do I back up iSCSI?

Back up an iSCSI LUN

  1. Go to “iSCSI” > “LUN Backup” and click “Create a new job”.
  2. Select “Back up an iSCSI LUN” and click “Next”.
  3. Select the source LUN for backup.
  4. Specify the destination where the LUN will be backed up to.
  5. Enter a name for the backup LUN image or use the one generated by the Turbo NAS.

Does backblaze work with Synology?

With the launch of the Backblaze S3 Compatible API, Synology DiskStation users can also take advantage of the Hyper Backup app on their DiskStation. Hyper Backup offers a true backup solution for Synology owners that includes features like data deduplication, incremental backups, and backup rotation policies.

How do I sync folders between two Synology NAS?

Managing Sync Tasks

  1. Sign in to the source Synology NAS and go to Control Panel > Shared Folder Sync > Task List.
  2. Click Create.
  3. Enter a name for the task.
  4. Select the shared folder or shared folders you want to sync to the destination.
  5. Specify the destination Synology NAS and select the sync options that suit your needs:

How do I sync two Synology NAS over the Internet?

How do I backup my LUN?

Backing up a LUN through a host backup system

  1. Save the contents of the host file system buffers to disk.
  2. Use the volume snapshot create command to create a Snapshot copy of the production LUN.
  3. Use the volume file clone create command to create a clone of the production LUN.

What is iSCSI LUN?

An iSCSI LUN is a logical unit of storage. iSCSI targets are used by iSCSI initiators to establish a network connection. The target serves up the LUNs, which are collections of disk blocks accessed via the iSCSI protocol over the network.

How to create iSCSI targets in Synology NAS?

This can be accomplished by visiting the iSCSI LUN menu and click on Create. The picture below is self-explanatory and what I like is the option to already include the creation of the iSCSI Target which will be associated to the same LUN. ISCSI Targets can also be created and mapped to available LUNs separately

Can a Synology NAS coexist with a raid set?

They can also coexist with Volumes which is a “logical way” Synology uses to represent RAID Sets On a different note what I did notice since the beginning of the configuration is the total capacity reported from the drives hence the one available for the RAID.

How many bays does a Synology NAS have?

I recently purchased a 4 bays Synology NAS and apart from the initial excitement about the new toy this is something I was looking forward to enhance my lab environment using a physical storage. I decided to go with four Western Digital RED Pro 3TB drives. At the beginning I was personally debated between RAID 5 vs. RAID 10.

Do you need to run extended test on Synology NAS?

What I would strongly recommend is to schedule and run the S.M.A.R.T extended test at least one time on all drives to avoid surprises about anomalies that could be found on the drives at a later time. The first step would be to Create a Disk Group from the Storage Manager app pre-installed on the NAS.

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