Veeam solutions offer a wide range of services to ensure high availability on virtual or physical infrastructures. With version 10, Veeam now enables NAS backup.
Add file share to Veeam
From the Veeam console, click on Inventory tab and select File Share. Click on Add File Share.
Select the desired File Share on the Windows. My NAS it’s a synology, i choose SMB Share.
Enter the Shared folder or select Browse for select the shared folder. If access requires credential, check This share requires access credentials
Click on Add for enter credential. Enter credential and click on OK then click on Next.
Select the proxy and the cache repository. You can also configure Backup I/O control. Click on Apply.
File Share has been added.
Create backup job
From the Veeam console, click on Create Backup Job.
Enter the desired name for Backup job and click on Next.
Click Add and select the file or folders to be backed up.
The folders or files appear. Click on Next.
Select backup repository and configure retention. You can configure archive on the same windows.
Configure (if you want Secondary Target) and schedule the job. Click Apply and Finish.
Click on Home Tab and start the job.
Nas is now backed up.
Restore file on NAS
On the Veeam console, open on Home tab and click on Restore in the ribbon. Click on File Share.
Several types of restoration are possible. I would like restore only one file. I choose Restore individual files and folders.
Select object to restore and click on Next.
Click on Finish.
Select file that you want restore and click on Restore or Copy to for copy on other location.
Restore completed successfully.