Synology Hyper Backup is a solution to backup your Synology NAS easily on Scaleway Elements Object Storage.
A NAS is a network connected device housing one or several hard disks to store all your photos, music, videos and other data. The device is sitting in your home network. With different access rights, you can grant access to anyone in your network or make your files available by sharing them over your Internet connection.
As the NAS holds huge amounts of your personal data, a good backup strategy is important. Synology has developed an application called Hyper Backup which allows automatizing the backup of their NAS devices on several external media. These media include external devices, another Synology NAS, a rsync server, or a public cloud service like Scaleway Elements Object Storage.
1 . Connect to the administration interface of your NAS and launch the Hyper Backup application.
2 . Click on + to open the menu, then click on Data backup task to launch the backup configuration wizzard.
3 . Choose S3 Storage as backup destination from the list:
4 . Choose Create backup task and select Custom Server URL from the drop-down list in the S3 Server section:
5 . Enter the credentials for your Scaleway Elements Object Storage bucket:
s3.fr-par.scw.cloudfor buckets in Paris,
s3.nl-ams.scw.cloudfor buckets in Amsterdam or
s3.pl-waw.scw.cloudfor buckets in Warsaw.
v2from the drop-down list
access keyof your API Key
secret keyof your API Key
Click on Next to continue to the following step.
6 . Select the directories of your NAS that you want to backup. Then click on Next to continue to the following step:
7 . Select the applications that you want to backup, then click on Next to continue to following step:
8 . Configure the backup settings. You can customize the backup schedule and several options depending on your requirements. If you do not have special requirements, you can go with the default settings. Click on Next to continue to the following step:
9 . The backup configuration is now complete. The NAS will initialize the backup process and run a first backup. Once completed a Succeed message appears: