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Mitigating low usb disk space error in backup scenario

In our workplace we have setup a backup system consisting the Symantec Backup Exec 2010 R3 and Synology NAS The backup are scheduled as follows Symantec Backup Exec ---[1]---> Synology Rack ...
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1answer
42 views

Connect USM hard disk to USB

Yesterday I bought Seagate 2Bay 4 TB NAS business storage: http://m.seagate.com/external-hard-drives/network-storage/business/business-storage-2-bay-nas/ Seller included Seagate Backup Plus 1 TB USM ...
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1answer
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Which will have more faster for backups between usb drive on vm or NAS drive

I have IBM server with SAS drives and ESXi Server with many VM (not production). Now for backups of VM i have two options But NAS drive and use that on network Get USB drive , attach to FreeNAS VM ...
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0answers
250 views

Using NDMP Device as Storage in Symantec Backup Exec 2012

In our backup system, a group of servers are being backed up using Symantec Backup Exec 2012 to HP Disk Cartridges. We use HP Ultrium 5-SCSI as the disk drive, and HP 1x8 G2 Autoloader to load the ...
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2answers
76 views

Can I achieve this with a NAS? [closed]

At my workplace we are like 30 workers. So far they haven't been using backups but now that I'm here this is over! xD However, I've never performed such amount of backups, just local backups from one ...
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1answer
95 views

How to avoid deliberate corruption using a NAS for backup

This is an extension of my question here (Small office backups, small NAS (RAID) vs single disk). What would be a good way to structure a NAS backup solution to prevent deliberate corruption by a ...
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1answer
488 views

Is using a NAS with hot swap disks an effective way of cycling backups?

We are looking at improving our backup solution. We don't have a huge amount of data to back up (currently ~500GB) which is backed up nightly onto an external HD. We have 3 of these HD, with one going ...
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2answers
91 views

SCP and backing up data

I have a user on my Linux NAS box running barebones and I want to setup SCP but without Shell access and I ONLY want it to access one folder. Is this possible?
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1answer
194 views

Backup/copy open files from network share on a NAS device

We have several network shares mapped via DFS (Windows Server 2008 R2) on external NAS. That NAS is simple and doesn't support snapshots. We are making backup from the NAS via robocopy but from time ...
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2answers
412 views

backup and file server for 50+ TB of data [closed]

our office wants to build a new server to handle our data, over the last 10 years our data was stored on CDs, DVDs, HDDs but now they want all of it in one place that is attached to the network for ...
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3answers
1k views

using rsync through secure ssh in a cron job

I am trying to set up a shell script under Debian GNU/Linux to backup a directory and subdirectories to a remote NAS running Linux over SSH. This connection has to be encrypted. I have tried a couple ...
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2answers
233 views

Is backing up to a NAS over private fibre link better than tape?

I have recently taken over the responsibility of a small business network of 35 users. I am a bit green on backup strategies and am considering my options. We currently backup our SBS Server to tape ...
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2answers
586 views

Increase backup speed, Backup Exec 2010 - QNAP TS419U+ NAS

We have a QNAP NAS and the network shares are being backed up by Backup Exec 2010 over SMB. We can't install the remote agent on the NAS as it has an ARM processor and, as far as I am aware, there is ...
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2answers
302 views

Multiple OS X clients - Time Machine backup to NAS?

We have about 15 OS X desktop machines - mainly iMacs, some MacBooks and Mac Pros. Each user has a local account on the machine, and a portable USB disk for a Time Machine backup. I want to ...
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1answer
212 views

backuppc similar software?

I have been using backuppc backup software and really like it, but due to it's use of hard links (and possible other issues?) it will only run under linux and will not work with certain file systems, ...
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2answers
140 views

nas question regarding TeraByte size vs cpu power for basic storage of data

is there a relationship between storage space and number of cpu's required to handle it? if i have 100GB of data a night coming in through a fat pipe remotely from 50 different sites so that the total ...
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3answers
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Performance problem with QNAP TS-410 NAS

We have a QNAP TS-410 in our office. Its hardware is: 256MB DDR2 RAM CPU Marvell 6281 800MHz 4 x 1.4GB Seagate SATA disks mounted on RAID5 We thought it would be sufficient to make backups for our ...
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1answer
337 views

What is a better local backup destination when using Vembu Storegrid for central backup, SAN or NAS?

We are putting together a new network infrastructure and my biggest problem has been deciding on a proper backup solution. We are currently using Veritas Backup-Exec -> REV Cartridges on our aging ...
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3answers
289 views

NAS backup - multiple machines

HI We are looking to backup between 50-100 servers to a NAS box each night (Contains of each server ie files and folders). We need the backup application to backup to a NAS and perform incremental ...
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1answer
141 views

Asus WL-520GC + external HDD via Ethernet

Has anyone experience of using such combination? Exactly with the same model (or from same model line). How does it works? How hard is to set up all that? What difficulties? I use this router a ...
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3answers
246 views

NAS solution for server image backups

We need at least 1TB of redundant storage for server image snapshots to be backed-up using shadow protect. What do you recommend for $1K or so budget? What else should I be considering for this ...
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7answers
2k views

How do you backup a storage server?

I'm looking at implementing a very large storage server to be used as live NAS for several other servers (all Linux-based). By very large, I mean between 4TB and 20TB usable space (although it's ...
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4answers
467 views

Small LAN backup solution, hardware and software [closed]

Can anyone recommend a backup solution for <7 computers which includes hardware and software? //edits Budget <400 GBP Hardware and software = some kind of NAS disk with software bundled ...
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2answers
2k views

Malformed rsync command on ReadyNAS

I'm trying to set up rsync backups on my ReadyNAS and I'm getting the following error: ERROR: The remote path must start with a module name not a / This error is accompanied by the following ...
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1answer
570 views

Backup Exec b2d NAS

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 ...
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2answers
120 views

What is a good free (or cheap) solution for remote backups on Server 2003

I have been pulling my hair out trying to implement a remote backup solution for my Windows server on very limited resources. My off-site storage is a NAS drive that only has FTP capabilities, not ...
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2answers
189 views

NAS with off-site vault subscription?

We have some small clients (clinics, doctor's offices, law firms, etc.) with a handful of machines who's only need is shared network storage. Mostly when we come in we find that there's some machine ...
2
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2answers
1k views

What is a good free Linux FTP backup solution? [closed]

I have the need for a backup solution that will let me run local incremental backups and then synchronize the backup with a remote folder over FTP. I have found several solutions that would allow me ...
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8answers
567 views

When is a computer too old for even file serving?

I'm am looking to convert an old Dell Dimension V400 (cira late 90s) into a file/backup server. For an OS I'm going to be using lubuntu 10.04 (I like my debian packages), but disabling lxdm (its login ...
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1answer
327 views

Ad Agency storage/file server +backup needed (NAS or something else?)

Looking for a "this is all you need" recommendation. We're a small ad agency with both mac & pcs that access and share files from a 3 yr old Windows 2000 box (no server software). We currently ...
2
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3answers
666 views

Enterprise Tape Backup solutions

I'm currently attempting to re-architect a backup solution where I'm working. We've got 2 NAS devices, one in the office, one in the datacentre. The servers in the DC back up to the DC NAS, which ...
3
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2answers
3k views

Tape Storage - How do I setup a tape backup system for use with my NAS

I currently have a QNAP NAS with a raid 5 config (~600gb storage) but don't have a reliable backup solution. I've heard great things about tape backup systems (reliability, durability, etc..). How ...
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1answer
512 views

can't backup to a NAS drive as offline schedule task

I have seen this problem issue discussed in several forums including this one, but could not find a solution. On MS server 2003 I configured a Backup task, the target backup is on a NAS disc (Seagate ...
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6answers
1k views

What is a good NAS for remote server backups?

I am running a small network (5 clients) on a server running SBS2k3. I'd like to be able to set up a NAS in a remote location in order to schedule nightly, incremental backups on the server drives. ...
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3answers
759 views

I Want an Affordable Snapshot-Saving Crypto-Backupping RAID NAS

This is what I am looking for: A NAS storage/backup solution (hardware/software combo) which has RAID for redundancy full-disk encryption for security snapshot capabilities (multiple/regular ...
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5answers
660 views

Building a new office NAS solution

Currently, I'm in the process of specifiying a new backup / storage server. At the moment, we have an ailing Netgear ReadyNAS, which is pretty good for some things, but has some big limitations, such ...
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2answers
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What is the difference between iSCSI, NAS, and EVault?

I manage approximately 10 servers that I would like to set up to each back up a relatively small set of data nightly. Stale backups are deleted, we only need approximately 40gb of storage. Our ...
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5answers
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Recommendations for backup (tape vs. HDD)

We're a relatively small organization (25 users, 9 servers, everything Windows-based) and we've been using tape backup since the beginning; currently we're using Backup Exec to perform the backup. ...
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2answers
277 views

How to download a file from NAS Storage?

I backup my site's database with NAS storage, but now that I need to get some of the files, I realize I don't know how to download them to my desktop. Is there a way to download from FTP or straight ...
3
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2answers
720 views

Hybrid fileserver and removable storage backup NAS

I need some hardware to support additional file server space (Preferably 1TB+), as well as a backup solution that will let me pull drives or tapes periodically to store off-site. Can I do this easily ...
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3answers
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How to backup a NAS? Want to be able to recover files deleted by mistake

We have a NAS (HP Media Vault 2120) in a small office with 5 WinXP machines that save files onto one of the directories in the Media Vault. The vault is basically a centralized hard disk. A couple ...
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3answers
3k views

ntbackup fails to save to NAS under windows sbs 2003

I created a backup plan to backup to a NAS via UNC (\\192.168.x.y\backup\pdc) on our Windows 2003 SBS, which stops after 1 sec with this error: "The operation was not performed because the specified ...
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Should I build my own or buy a cheap NAS? [closed]

I've looked at this question and gotten some ideas from it. Assume I want something that runs quietly with raid support. I see the choices as being buy a home NAS solution most of which appear to be ...
2
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5answers
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Sync up VMWare Images on backup SAN

I added an additional iSCSI SAN as a backup to our existing ESX Server storage array (homegrown, so no fancy NetApp or EMC software to manage this). Any way to automagically sync up the VM images in ...