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SnapSync Management

You can manage SnapSync by going to Storage & Snapshots > Snapshot Backup > SnapSync.

Table 1. SnapSync Screen UI Elements

UI Element


SnapSync Service

Enable or disable the SnapSync service in QuTS hero.

You must enable the SnapSync service to create and run SnapSync jobs, and to allow other NAS devices to back up data to this NAS using SnapSync.


Displays the port used for incoming and outgoing SnapSync connections.

SnapSync Settings

Set the SnapSync port and limit upload rate.

For details, see SnapSync Settings.

SnapSync Performance Report

View the latest SnapSync performance test results.

QuTS hero retains the ten most recent SnapSync performance test results.

Create a SnapSync Performance Test

Create and run a SnapSync performance test to measure synchronization performance to a remote destination.

For details, see Running a SnapSync Performance Test.

Create a SnapSync Job

Create a real-time or scheduled SnapSync job.

For details, see Creating a SnapSync Job to a Remote NAS.

Table 2. SnapSync Screen Column Headers

Column Header


Job Name

Displays the job's name.


Displays the following information:

  • Source NAS name

  • Source shared folder or LUN name

  • Source interface IP address

  • Source link and adapter speed


Displays the following information:

  • Destination NAS name

  • Destination shared folder or LUN name

  • Destination interface IP address

  • Destination link and adapter speed


Displays whether compression is enabled for this job.


Displays whether deduplication is enabled for this job.

Backup Plan

Displays the backup plan for this job:

  • Manual

  • Scheduled

  • Real-time

Job Status

Displays the current job status. For details, see the following topics:

If QuTS hero is unable to contact the remote NAS, this field displays the last known job status plus (Disconnected).

If the job is running, this field also shows job speed real-time and scheduled jobs, and percentage completed for scheduled jobs.

Data Status

Displays the current data status. For details, see SnapSync Data Status.

For details on available actions under this table header, see SnapSync Job Actions.


Edit, delete, suspend, or resume the job, or configure the latency monitor.

For details, see SnapSync Job Actions.