By Delia / Last update October 23, 2019

WhyBackup toNASBackupServer?

There are so many kinds of location you can choose to save your backups. But choosing one which is best suitable for you is the most important thing. After careful consideration, NAS backup server is the best place you can backup data to. The following is the reason why choose NAS backup server as the location to store backups.

●NAS offers a handy way for users to add warehousing to all devices in home or place.

●NAS devices are commonly used as backup servers. Rather than buying a USB external hard drive for every single computer in your home or business office, a single NAS can be bought and all computers on the network can backup to the NAS backup server. This completely avoids the need to walk from PC to PC or computer to laptop when you want to backup, archive and restore business critical information. The NAS will be accessible on each machine as a destination address for your backup or generator for a restore.

●NAS devices have many features that make sharing data files easy. They allow people to share files on the NAS backup server with anyone attached to the internet through a web browser or mobile phone. NAS devices also include other sharing technologies such as FTP(File Transfer Protocol) and SFTP(Secure File Transfer Protocol).

How to backup to NAS backup server?

After solved the location of backups, you need to consider which backup tools to use. The principle of choosing a backup software must include several aspects: powerful backup function, cost-effective and intellectual interface and operation. AOMEI Backupper is the perfect backup software which satisfies all the conditions mentioned above. And you do not need pay for it when you backing up to NAS backup server. Then let me show you the detail steps of backup files to NAS backup server.

Step1. Download AOMEI Backupper, install and launch it. Choose File Backup under the Backup option.

File Backup

Step2. Click Add File or Add folders to choose files you want to backup.

Add File

Step3. Choose Share/NAS in the popped up interface.

Share to  NAS

Step4. Then click Add share or NAS devices, input IP address, username and password of the NAS device. You can check the Anonymous box to avoid inputting the username and password of the destination NAS.

IP Address

Step5. Click Start Backup after settings is all right for you. Click Finish when backup is done.


• In order to complete the backup successfully, you need ensure the network can attach to the NAS backup server.

• If you want to backup files to NAS backup server regularly, you can create a schedule task for your backups.

•If you want to keep your backups in a safer way, you can click the Backup Options to encrypt your backups.