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Looking for a Backup Program like Synology Hyper Backup

Bob-PTi

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Nov 28, 2019
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I have been running Synology Hyper Backup for a few years. I can backup a Shared Folder to other Share Folders "different disk" and to other Synology Server. I can also open them like a file system and get out a file I want. Does FreeNAS have something like this?
 

Kris Moore

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FreeNAS has quite a few options here. It's possible to setup rsync jobs to copy data between shares, use ZFS replication, or even other tools like syncthing to mirror data between multiple directories.
 

RegularJoe

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Aug 19, 2013
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Hyper backup on the Synology NASes is quite good from a GUI perspective. I like it a lot and I am going to investigate using Synology backup software for vCenter as it looks like the license is the appliance. Other than that there is very little if anything on the Synology I like. LOL
 

kiriak

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Mar 2, 2020
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HyperBackup is the main reason I am still with Synology.

It ticks many boxes for an novice user like me

- easy GUI with many capabilities
- versioning and easy handling of the versions, easy navigation back to time and versions, easy handling/erasing etc
- capability to make multiple backups to USB HDDs beyond other NAS, cloud, local, rsync etc.
- optional encryption
- one can browse and restore from the encrypted backup with a GUI applicatiom on a Linux or Windows PC very easily

probably an experienced user could do all these with rsync or rsnapshot, but not every body can use these


A similar application would be a big plus for FreeNAS.
I'm experiementing with it in an old PC,
and as soon I'll be able to sort out some things like a robust backup to HDDs (that I keep in a separate place)
I'll have a proper FreeNAS system
 
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