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A Deep Dive Into QNAP NAS Software - Backup

QNAP has one of the most useful NAS menu systems available. Today Chris takes us through the ins and outs of this powerful package.

| SOHO NAS/DAS in Storage | Posted: Mar 15, 2010 1:55 pm
Manufacturer: QNAP



One of the primary uses for NAS servers is to back up your data. QNAP has taken this feature to another level and incorporated several useful features.


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Don't be put off by the small number of icons in this area. QNAP has turned data backup into an art form.


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If you have ever wondered what all of those USB ports are on QNAP servers, here is the area you need to explore. On the front of the flagship models is a USB port with a button that says Backup. Here you choose where you want your portable device backed up or sync'ed to.


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More USB One Touch Copy functions can be set in this area.


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Remote Replication allows you to backup one portion of the NAS to another or even an external server.


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Apple Time Machine is also supported.


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