active backup

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    Active Backup Fails - Now What?

    Two separate items below... --- First - new Synology user here. My first backup using AB4B failed on a Win10 client. Multiple volumes being backed up from a single machine. Two internal drives and three usb connected drives. Error was 23. Bad block on a particular drive. Fixing that. 1) is...
  2. C

    Restore to different PC

    I backed up a full non OS disk, anyone know how to restore the data to a -different- PC ? I can only seem to restore to the original PC where the data came from ..
  3. M

    Question Backup strategy

    As I'm slowly moving things across to my new NAS, it's time to re-do my backup strategy. But because I'm new to all this, I don't feel I yet have sufficient experience to design a NAS backup strategy. So, here's what I used to have (which I was happy with, and had lots of redundancy, especially...
  4. blackvoid

    blackvoid 3-2-1 > Active Backup

    Synology's recent addition to their collection of great apps and solutions include a new version of Active Backup for Business package. In this article, I will reflect on the tool, how it can benefit you and see various scenarios it can be implemented in. Let's be honest. How many times have...
  5. jeyare

    Solved Active Backup and NTFS disk with Bad block(s)

    As some of you know I like it Synology Active Backup for Business package (ABB). I have 3 sites, with 20+ WIN10 based computers in total (also Linux, but this not the case). ABB is in everyday operation, tested Restore scenarios. Great tool. What I found yesterday: In my 3rd (remote) site, what...
  6. jeyare

    Active backup Real experience

    Tested in real conditions during migration of last home device from W8.1 to W10, when the upgrade process was frozen for 55 minutes. Prerequisites - USB stick +1GB capacity • Required local system volume storage capacity for temporary files: 2.5 GB • Supported recovery model: UEFI 64-bit 1...
  7. Imcon

    How do you backup Active Backup data?

    Active Backup is a great solution to backup complete PC's and it allows to recreate not just the HDD's but the file/folders as well. The disadvantage is that the backup folder is big one. For example I backup not much, just about 7 PC'c. After deduplication all the space takes only 3TB which is...
  8. Imcon

    Solved How to reconnects PC/Physical Server when Certificate changes?

    Recently activated Network Interface bond (LAN1+LAN2 but the IP stays the same) but from then the Active Backup machines are out of connection to the DSM (to theit tasks at Active Backup). Any idea how to reconnect them from NAS side? I guess it will be possible by reinstalling/reactivating...
  9. BiggPerci

    Solved Active Backup restore to SSD fails - any ideas

    Hi, I have encountered an issue with Active Backup, I have a few ideas but nothing concrete, has anyone else had issue that restoring to SSD fails? I have backup from 1TB drive, partitioned off to 160Gb and is GPT. I have restored this image to spinning disks smaller than 1TB but my only...
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    Restoring not so easy

    Hey All! I recently purchased my first NAS, a DS918+, and am learning a lot. I’ve been using Synology’s Drive software on all of my client computers to back up their data (some have just one storage drive while others have multiple drives.) Everything works great until I need to restore or...
  11. atrisk

    Question Where are the OneDrive files?

    So I set up a new Windows 10 PC and enable OneDrive to backup Desktop, Documents, and Photos to the users OneDriver folder (came with new office) everything was working as expected. Then I installed Synology Active backup and connected it to the NAS and backed up without an issue, two backups...
  12. Imcon

    Active Backup and VPN (how to avoid backup while connected via VPN?)

    Active Backup is a nice solution. I like it. Unfortunately I have a problem which I'm not able to solve: as soon as I connect to our network via VPN, The Synology Active Backup for Business (server) thinks that I'm on LAN and start the backup task (when it is the time to do it). You can imagine...
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    Solved Active Backup - PC vs Physical Server

    If you are using active backup, are there any differences between pc and physical server options?
  14. Synology RSS

    Synology News Active Backup for Business Preview Program Participants Wanted

    Hi! All, We are glad to inform you of the upcoming release of Active Backup for Business. Active Backup for Business has been popular since it was launched last year, and we have received a large amount of feedback and cheerful user stories. Since the in-depth feedback and the empirical...
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