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  1. pajczur

    Backup and enter Time Machine from outside of LAN

    Hello, I am not sure what exactly is LAN, but I mean I have my macbook in other wi-fi network than DS220j. Or in more human words :) I mean situation that my DS220j is in New York home wi-fi network while I am with my macbook in Los Angeles in hotel wi-fi network. Is there a way to use Time...
  2. D

    Noob question...how is the storage for Active backup decided

    Hi, I can't seem to find this in the manual although I am speed-scanning... I went round yesterday and installed the agent on 13 devices. That was meant to be part 1 of a 'satged' approach and today I was going to see how they backup, how long it takes etc and gather as much information before...
  3. P

    Synology Photos and phone backup

    Have just upgraded to DSM7 to use Synology Photos, I'm having issues uploading videos from Android app. It doesn't seem to be doing it in the background. I've set it to upload all existing photos and videos, I think it's done all the photos, but it's having a hard time doing the video, they are...
  4. D

    Active Backup - Physical Servers listed under PC

    Hi, I've just installed the Active backup agent on 11 Windows 10 workstations (a variety of 32 / 64 bit) and a couple of Windows 2012 servers. Just logged into the Diskstation to view them all in Active backup and they're all listed as PCs, and nothing under Physical Server. Does that matter...
  5. pajczur

    Backup NAS itself drive by Time Machine on the same NAS

    Hello, I know how to configure Time Machine on DS220j to backup my Macbook. But I have other issue. In DS220j there are slots for two drives. I would like to configure it in following way: SLOT 1 - Here I would like to have installed Synology DSM and keep shared folder for Time Machine...
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    Restoring a backup, impossible to select volume?

    I have a lot of data backed up using Hyper Backup. It's a backup being done between two identical DS1815+, each with a DX513 expansion unit. The main one died, and was replaced with a DS2419+, to which I now want to restore all the data from my backups. I have two volumes on the DS2419+, and...
  7. C

    Active backup restore

    When trying to restore a bare metal backup to a new PC I get the following error: There is not enough disk. You must have at least 1 disk.
  8. E

    Newbie with questions: Backup file smaller than source

    I am in the process of setting up an offsite backup from my DS918+ to a DS220J+. After running hyperbackup the backup file is significantly smaller 414gb vs the 1.3 TB being backed up. I attempted to see if certain files are not backed up but have not had luck. Are all file types supported with...
  9. S

    Hyper Backup to USB - no deduplication?

    I'm doing a Hyper backup to USB drive (dest: ext4, compressed, encrypted, no backup rotation, 8TB drive) for offsite, about 5 TB data. When I do the initial backup, it takes a long time (expected). When I do the second backup on that same job, it again takes a long time, and then runs out of...
  10. jeyare

    HB anomaly in list of possible backup targets

    in HB console you can't see all possible Backup destinations (C2 and also Local folder for single versions). Screenshot: But when you write to search field a keyword "C2" you will see the C2 destination: Then you have to click to "clear filter" and you will see correct and entire content...
  11. NAS Newbie

    Active Backup stalls/kills internet connection?

    So I'm working on getting Active Backup back up and running after I haven't used it for probably 6 months. I tried running it this afternoon, and it made it through 74% of the backup, and then it stalled for hours. When it stalled, it killed the internet connection to my computer, mad DSM on...
  12. NAS Newbie

    Active Backup - How to change Server Address?

    I apparently haven't had active backup running for a while and am trying to get it fired up again. It had been backing up my laptop to my NAS, but now that I've moved and gotten new networking gear, the IP address for the NAS has changed. When I launch the active backup agenton my laptop, I...
  13. NAS Newbie

    Critique my backup structure...

    So I believe this is what I'm looking at for the system I'm working on setting up with my dad. He runs Apple, I run Windows/Android. Does the setup below look reasonable? Are there any other backup/sync applications I should also be looking at?
  14. NAS Newbie

    Is hyperbackup supposed to remove files created since the last backup upon a restore?

    I've been trying to get my photo storage organized better. I found a program that works well, except that I didn't use it correctly and so I ended up with multiples of my photos. No problem I figured, I had made sure to run a backup prior to running the organization software on 12/1. When I...
  15. M

    Hyper Backup failures/limitations

    New to Hyper Backup, so perhaps I'm missing something - here are some issues I've observed, if anyone has any better understanding than me, please can you advise? - Backing up to an EXFAT USB (single version), there are a number of unsupported characters (such as &) - every time it finds one...
  16. bignjato

    Active Backup for Business - Linux agent

    Hi I have a problem with connecting and installing linux backup agent. I have the same error when installing in the root folder or in the home folder. "./install.run: line 653: ./install.sh: Permission denied" did anyone manage to install the linux agent and connect it to AB? Thank you
  17. NAS Newbie

    What is the best method for setting up an off-site backup NAS?

    I've mentioned the system I'm working on building in this thread: Solved - Confused about converting/expanding from my DS819+ to rack-mount options. Most of the hardware just came in and I'm going to start getting it set up. In order to make the initial setup and backup transfer go faster, I...
  18. aGraphicz

    USB Copy: can I work while USB Copy is active?

    Maybe a stupid question: can I work parallel while USB Copy is copying fils on an External SSD in Mirroring mode? What happen if I am working on a file that is being copied?
  19. aGraphicz

    Backups - Hyper Backup or USBCopy?

    I would like to make weekly backup of my data on an External drive attached via USB to my NAS. Maybe every sunday during night (I have atm 1.3TB data). I would like the backup to only overwrite datas that was acutally updated/created/changed during the week, and not everything. Between this 2...
  20. aGraphicz

    Migration and files backup: the recycle needs to be copied as well?

    When moving files to an extern SSD is also necessary to move the recycle? Does this affects other files if it's not copied? We need to move files from an old Syno to a new one and we need to load them on an SSD. The files in the #recycle folder are not needed anymore so I suppose we don't need...
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