I got in touch with Synology's 2nd Tier support and they told me that Hyper Backup will scan the files first, and then upload them. So everything is actually working as it should. I was surprised that the Chat people did not know this. They could have told me that Hyper Backup is working properly and that I will not see anything upload to C2 until Hyper Backup finishes scanning the photo folder that it will later upload. This process looks like it will take a two weeks. Thank you all for your replies to this thread.
but the file scan isn't the snapshot in real point of view:
- it was my idea (see above), when you mixed different terminology into single Hyper Backup task (your expectations).
- Hyper Backup shows you the Scanning process ... follow your screenshot you have done 7/7 & 260GB & 328390 files (sorry it's pixelated) ... to be sure you have mentioned just 218000 photos, but it must be really more files there
as we can see (+50%) then no proper info has been provided to us
- your problem isn't Hyper Backup, your problem is slow internet upload speed for such heavy bunch of data (and it was confirmed also, see above) .... 9 days was expected in my calc