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What is Windows Server Backup to NAS
Posted by Victor Chen, Last modified by Victor Chen on 15 August 2013 14:59
Windows Server Backup to NAS, this option is for all Thecus NAS with 32bit firmware.
1U4200XXX / 1U4600 / N0503 / N3200XXX / N4100PRO / N4200 / N4200PRO / N4200ECO / N5200XXX / N5500 / N7700 / N7700SAS / N7700PLUS / N7700PRO / N8200XXX / N8800 / N8800SAS / N8800PLUS / N8800PRO

This option is used to improve Windows Server Backup. For example, Windows Server 2008 has built-in backup solution. In some cases that Windows Server Backup failed with error “The version does not support this version of the file format”. The root cause which the behavior differs between Linux and Windows.

The default setting is Full backup on the NAS. Once user encounters upper status in Windows Server Backup, and then please try to change to Folder backup. Additional, this option is not supported in ZFS file system.


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