Why would you like to copy NAS to NAS?
NAS, the network attached storage, a kind of storage device, is used for sharing data. With the usage of the NAS device, it may not enough for storing your data, or it may be broken. Thus, you want to change a new NAS device to instead of it. However, you do not want to abandon the old data, so, you would like to copy your old NAS to your new NAS drive. In a word, copy NAS to NAS brings a lot of convenient.
How to copy NAS to NAS?
To keep your old data on the new NAS device, copy NAS to NAS seems a good way. However, the traditional copy&paste could be a very huge work with a large number data. It isn’t easy. Fortunately, there are many other ways for you to transfer data from the old NAS to the new one. For example, backup from NAS to NAS.
To do a backup from NAS to another NAS means to do an exactly copy. It will backup all data on the old NAS device to the new one. But how to backup NAS to another NAS?
A freeware AOMEI Backupper Standard will help you finish the job easily and simply. But before you do, you need remember your NAS devices IP Address. Then, you can follow the steps below:
Step1. Download AOMEI Backupper Standard free, install and launch it. When you open its main interface, click File Backup under the Backup tab.
Step2. Click Add Folder to select the folders on the NAS device you want to backup.
Step3. It will pop out a window Share/NAS Management, click Add Network Location at the bottom.
Step4. It will pop out another window, type the IP address of the NAS device, input the username and password to connect the NAS.
Step5. Then, select the folder on the NAS device to backup. Click OK. You can add all folders one by one.
Step6.Then use the same way to choose another NAS device as the destination place to store the backup image. And after all the settings, you can click Start Backup to launch the whole progress.
● The Backup Options is for you to add comments so that you can separate it from other backups. Or you can make a higher compression for the large files so that you can save a lot space.
● You can set an automatic copy NAS to NAS by using the Schedule option.
AOMEI Backupper can use the simplest way to copy NAS to NAS. But it is far beyond this function. You can use it to do much more than this such as automatic backup to NAS, backup NAS to external hard drive, migrate OS from one computer to another, etc. This freeware supports all the Windows PC users including Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10.