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Running a SnapSync Performance Test

A SnapSync performance test measures synchronization performance to a remote destination. The test results show the performance of SnapSync under current system load.


To get realistic results, we recommend running the test during regular hours under typical working conditions.

QuTS hero retains the ten most recent SnapSync performance test results. You can review the latest results by going to Storage & Snapshots > Snapshot Backup > SnapSync > SnapSync Performance Report.

  1. Go to Storage & Snapshots > Snapshot Backup > SnapSync.
  2. Click Create a SnapSync Performance Test.

    The Create a SnapSync Performance Test window opens.

  3. Specify the destination IP address.

    Click Detect to view the IP addresses of all QNAP NAS devices on the local network.

  4. Specify the system port.

    The default port is 8080.

  5. Optional: Select Enable secure connections (HTTPS).
  6. Specify the username and password of an administrator account of the destination NAS.
  7. Click Connect.
  8. Select the source storage pool.
  9. Select the destination storage pool.
  10. Select the IP address of the source network adapter.
  11. Select the IP address of the destination network adapter.
  12. Click Run Test.

    A confirmation message window appears.

  13. Click Yes.

    QuTS hero runs the SnapSync performance test and displays the test results on the Summary screen.