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BE 2012 and Dlink 323 2TB NAS

Created: 02 Oct 2012 • Updated: 02 Oct 2012 | 2 comments
Nene's picture
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Hello People,

I have a customer that wants to backup data from a Dlink NAS device usin BE 2012.

Normally, I would create B2Ds on the NAS and backup data to it and in turn backup those B2Ds to the new location.

I do not know if it is a SNAP. Do I need to purchase any remote agent for the NAS device as it does not support NDMP?

Your urgent response is required.

Thank you.

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CraigV's picture

Hi Nene,

 

To be compliant you need to purchase a RAWS agent as you're backing up data from the NAS.

If you enable user-defined shares within BE you would be able to point to the shares on the NAS and back them up like that.

If the NAS is Active Directory-integrated, this would make life a bit simpler as you'd simply use the current BESA and add it as a local admin on the NAS.

If not, you'd put in the NAS admin details within BE and use this when connecting to the NAS.

Thanks!

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Nene's picture

Hi CraigV,

Thanks alot. I will try this out.