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Backing Up Data

Regular backup is crucial for data protection. QNAP provides various backup solutions to ensure the availability of your data. You can start to back up your files with the following tools designed to meet your essential backup needs.

Hybrid Backup Sync allows you to back up, restore, and synchronize data between your local NAS and multiple destinations, including a remote NAS, external devices, cloud storage services. You can also take snapshots for shared folders on your local NAS and use Snapshot Replica to back up these snapshots to another storage pool or remote NAS.

  • Use Hybrid Backup Sync to back up your NAS data.
    1. Install Hybrid Backup Sync on the NAS.
    2. Create a backup job or a sync job.

    Hybrid Backup Sync is a comprehensive solution for data backup and disaster recovery. In addition to data deduplication and encryption, this essential tool also provides various features to facilitate job configuration and management.

    For details, see Hybrid Backup Sync Help.

  • Take and back up snapshots for your NAS data.
    1. Take snapshots for shared folders.
    2. Back up snapshots with Snapshot Replica.

    An essential feature for data protection, a snapshot records the state of a shared folder at a specific point in time. Using a snapshot, you can restore a shared folder to a previous state or restore the previous versions of files. You can view and manage your snapshots in Storage & Snapshots.

    To further protect your data, you can use Snapshot Replica to back up your snapshots to another storage pool on the local NAS or to a remote NAS. In the event of a disaster, you can choose to recover your data either on the source NAS or on the destination NAS.

    For details, see: