NAS is defined as a special kind of special data storage server, including storage devices (such as disk arrays, CD/DVD drives, tape drives, or removable storage medium) and embedded system software, can support cross-platform file sharing. Usually NAS possess their own nodes on a LAN, and allows the user to access the data on the Internet without the intervention of the application server. In this configuration, NAS makes integrate all the data on the web for centralized management, and will reduce workload from the application or enterprise servers, which effectively reduce the total cost of ownership and protect the user investment. NAS itself can support a variety of protocols (such as NFS, CIFS, FTP, HTTP, etc.), and can support various operating systems. Through any workstations, users can use IE or Netscape browser to intuitively and conveniently manage NAS devices.
About Automatic Backup of NAS Devices
Compared to external derives, a NAS device has its own operating system to store and share files, pictures, music and movies its processor. It can make all PCs to access and store files on the drive without inserting a drive to the computer. Due to so many powerful features of NAS, and also to avoid data loss, it is essential to create backup NAS often. You can back up some important data to NAS regularly. In fact, in NAS, there is an embedded system software which can be set to backup computer that is connected to internet. The software can support to choose files, folders or drives to backup daily or weekly. If you need scheduled NAS backup, it is essential to install the software. From here, we can know that compared some professional backup softwares, using NAS to set backup scheduled cannot completely create NAS automatic backup and maybe will meet some troubles in backup due to its complicacy. Therefore, AOMEI Backupper can be a good choice for automatic backup NAS.
Automatic NAS Backup with AOMEI Backupper
AOMEI Backupper, as a professional backup software, has powerful functions to backup regularly. You can use it to backup files, folders, system, disk and partition to internal or external derives, USB and CD. In addition, also NAS is available. How to regular NAS backup?
1. You need to choose the data you want to backup, click “File Backup”, “System Backup” “Disk Backup” or “Partition Backup”. Here take file backup to as an example.
2. Add the files and set storage destination, here choose NAS to be as storage place. During setting NAS destination, here is a guidance to help you to backup data to NAS. After finish that, you can click “Schedule Off” to finish automatic backup set.
3. Then you can start to backup data to NAS automatically.
Like that, only two important things you need to, one is adding NAS device to as storage destination, another is setting scheduled backup. After doing those things, you can easily finish NAS automatic backup with AOMEI Backupper. Download it.