How can I set up cloud backup for my Synology NAS?

To set up cloud backup for your Synology NAS, follow these steps:

1. Choose a cloud storage provider

Research and select a cloud storage provider that is compatible with your Synology NAS. Some popular options include Dropbox, Google Drive, and Amazon S3.

2. Install and configure the Cloud Sync package

Access your Synology NAS' Package Center and download and install the Cloud Sync package. Once installed, open the package and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your cloud storage provider account.

3. Set up backup tasks

In Cloud Sync, click on the "Backup" tab and then "+ Create" to add a new backup task.

Specify the source folder on your Synology NAS that you wish to back up to the cloud, and select your cloud storage provider as the destination.

Configure backup settings such as scheduling, versioning, and encryption as per your requirements.

Repeat these steps for any additional backup tasks you want to set up.

4. Monitor and manage backups

After setting up backup tasks, you can monitor their status and manage them in the "Overview" tab of Cloud Sync. You can pause, resume, edit, or delete backup tasks as needed.

5. Enable automatic backup

If you want your backups to occur automatically at scheduled intervals, you can configure this in the "Task Scheduler" section of your Synology NAS Control Panel.

By following these steps, you can easily set up cloud backup for your Synology NAS, ensuring that your important data is securely stored off-site for added protection.

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