By Teresa / Last Updated September 15, 2017

Why do you need QNAP to QNAP backup?

QNAP Inc. is known as one of network attached storage (NAS) device manufacturers, so create backup of QNAP to QNAP mostly means backup QNAP NAS to QNAP NAS. But why would you do that? One of the most important reasons is to keep all data on NAS safe. Many users backup computer to NAS or purely store personal files onto QNAP NAS. If you backup QNAP to another QNAP, you can restore all of them from backup images when the data on one QNAP NAS lost due to some certain reasons to make everything back in the normal track. Backing up QNAP NAS to external drive is also a manner of protecting data.

Another vital reason to backup from QNAP to QNAP is sharing files. You can share information to people who has same QNAP NAS using backup method. If you set schedule backup in the beginning, the other NAS site will receive your information regularly with no user-interaction. Surely you have other reasons to backup from one QNAP to another, yet you still have to find out how to make it.

How to backup QNAP to QNAP?

You can complete backing up QNAP using complicated Create a Replication Jobfeature of QNAP Remote Replication. However, this might bring you the annoyance of masses of backup images since it isn’t that good in Incremental Backup aspect. Some backup utilities probably doing well when create QNAP backup to another QNAP but you need to pay for it. Therefore, to find one suitable, reliable, and free QNAP NAS backup software is an important breakthrough to solve that issue.

AOMEI Backupper Standard is free backup software that could assist you in backing up QNAP to another one. You are able to perform Schedule Backup as well as Incremental Backup to backup only new and modified files after the initial full backup in Windows 10/8/8.1/7/XP/Vista. Using File Backup feature within several clicks could help you achieve the goal. Its interface is neat and easy to handle even if you are a beginner in this field. Download this software to have a try.

Backup QNAP NAS to another with AOMEI Backupper

First of all, install and start AOMEI Backupper Standard. Click Backup and then go File Backup.

File Backup

Secondly, click Add Folder > Browse > Share/NAS.


Thirdly, click Add share or NAS device to type in the path. The username and password might be required if you set up before.

Add Share or NAS device

Fourthly, click to choose the other QNAP NAS as the destination location. Repeat above steps to add this NAS path.

Select destination location

Finally, password encrypt backup images by clicking Backup Options and schedule backup QNAP NAS by checking Schedule box if you want to. Click Start Backup.

Start Backup

This process of QNAP to QNAP backup is also another way of file synchronization actually. You get whatever changed when it takes place on the other site. Besides, you can use backup scheme to delete redundant old backups in order to save disk space. AOMEI Backupper Standard has lots of other helpful features as you can see from the snapshots. For instance, you can transfer C drive to SSD to gain better performance. Create bootable USB drive in case your computer fails unexpectedly.