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I'd like to backup my servers to a Drobo NAS which shows up in Windows as a network drive. It doesn't seem possible in Backup Exec 2010 to create a backup to disk folder on a mapped network drive. I feel like I must be missing something here.

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Which version of backupexec? We do D2D backups to a NAS every day on BE12.5 – Mark Henderson Sep 28 '10 at 21:01
2010. I think the issue comes up more because the drobo isn't a member of the domain(no option to join). I think I need to configure the backup exec service account to have full access to the drive. – PHLiGHT Sep 29 '10 at 4:30
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I have done this recently with my backups. when you go to add the device use the name\share as the path and it will work. (ie. \DroboName\ShareName). I also had to change a share setting on the drobo to add everybody to the share since BE can't pass the login information for a secure share.

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