Synopsis

This guide will explain how you can use Online Backup to back up a network share, including shared folders created on a NAS.

 

Applicable to

All Online Backup users

 

Prerequisite

You must have an Online Backup account.

How to?

Note: You can back up a NAS with file-level Backup. Disk-level Backup is not available for a NAS device.

 

Step 1: Add the machine

 

Note: If your machine has already been added, you can skip to step 2.

 

1. Log in to the Online Backup web portal, select devices and choose add.

 

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2. Select the type of device you wish to back up. This will start the download of the backup agent for the device.

 

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3. Once downloaded, run the installer on your machine, following the installation wizard prompts.

 

Step 2: Create your backup job

 

1. Return to the Online Backup web portal, select the machine you wish to back up, and click Backup.

 

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2. Select Create new

 

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3. Select What to back up and choose Files/folders.

 

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4. Select Items to back up.

 

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5. Choose Select files and folders.

 

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6. Choose Network Folder.

 

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7. Click on the plus (+) sign next to the Network folder you wish to back up and enter the username and password if required, then OK.

 

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8. Click Done

 

9. Select other settings and click Apply.

 

If you have any question, please browse our other FAQs, or contact us directly.