The Backup page features a Backup & Restore Wizard to help you create a backup job. Types of backup jobs include:
Note on backup job order: To conserve processing resources, NAS OS runs one backup job at time. If more than one job is scheduled for the same time or started manually, the backup page will place them in a queue.
Remote (local network): To prevent data loss due to hardware failure, you schedule regular backups of Seagate NAS A to Seagate NAS B. They are both on the same local network. See Remote Backup: Rsync for details on how to back up data to non-Seagate servers that are rsync-compatible.
Remote (offsite): To prevent data loss due to onsite fire, flood, or theft, you back up data on Seagate NAS A in your company's headquarters to Seagate NAS B at a branch office. You can use the Backup page to set up a remote backup to a NAS at another location (offsite). See Remote Backup: Offsite for details on how to back up to an offsite NAS.
Restore: Someone in the office accidentally deleted an important spreadsheet from his personal share. Fortunately, the administrator backed up the user's share every night onto the DAS connected to the Seagate NAS. The administrator can:
Important info: The time to complete the first backup job will vary based upon the amount of data and the speed of your network. It can take several hours or, if it is an offsite backup, several days.