Cloudstation Backup alternative in Synology Drive ?

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Cloudstation Backup alternative in Synology Drive ?

Unread post by PaSavICT » Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:49 am

With the CloudStation you got a extra tool to install and make backups of your machine to the NAS.
This is very useful for laptop users so when there out the office there is also a backup possible.

How to make this work with the Drive app ? Drive is the successor of CloudStation.

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Re: Cloudstation Backup alternative in Synology Drive ?

Unread post by Flopper » Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:11 pm

CloudStation and Drive are NOT backup solutions!
Some people spent a lot of time writing the Help files, use it!
Do not expect serious answers if it can be found by searching for it yourself.

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Re: Cloudstation Backup alternative in Synology Drive ?

Unread post by tb123 » Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:00 pm

What about Cloud Station Backup? (As opposed to Cloud Station Drive)
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Re: Cloudstation Backup alternative in Synology Drive ?

Unread post by Flopper » Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:22 pm

tb123 wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:00 pm
What about Cloud Station Backup? (As opposed to Cloud Station Drive)
That is NOT a backup solution for a Synology!

Cloud Station Backup is a backup service that allows you to back up your files from multiple client computers to a centralized Synology product.
Some people spent a lot of time writing the Help files, use it!
Do not expect serious answers if it can be found by searching for it yourself.

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Re: Cloudstation Backup alternative in Synology Drive ?

Unread post by sincarne » Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:40 pm

Flopper wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:22 pm
tb123 wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:00 pm
What about Cloud Station Backup? (As opposed to Cloud Station Drive)
That is NOT a backup solution for a Synology!

Cloud Station Backup is a backup service that allows you to back up your files from multiple client computers to a centralized Synology product.
That is what OP want do... why you so angry instead of offer solution? You not know there is application call "Cloud Station Backup" ?

Drive have one-way sync mode. It work same as Cloud Station Backup application

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Re: Cloudstation Backup alternative in Synology Drive ?

Unread post by tb123 » Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:30 am

Flopper wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:22 pm

Cloud Station Backup is a backup service that allows you to back up your files from multiple client computers to a centralized Synology product.
Which is exactly what the OP asked for - backing up a client machine.
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Re: Cloudstation Backup alternative in Synology Drive ?

Unread post by Flopper » Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:37 am

sincarne wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:40 pm
Flopper wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:22 pm
tb123 wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:00 pm
What about Cloud Station Backup? (As opposed to Cloud Station Drive)
That is NOT a backup solution for a Synology!

Cloud Station Backup is a backup service that allows you to back up your files from multiple client computers to a centralized Synology product.
That is what OP want do... why you so angry instead of offer solution? You not know there is application call "Cloud Station Backup" ?

Drive have one-way sync mode. It work same as Cloud Station Backup application
I have to apologize! I read the OP wrong. And I sound 'angry' because I am so sick of the crap 'backup' solutions Synology presents. A service that provides a SYNC is not a backup, there is a huge difference. The service that do backup will only backup the way Synology wants, not flexible at all.
Some people spent a lot of time writing the Help files, use it!
Do not expect serious answers if it can be found by searching for it yourself.

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Re: Cloudstation Backup alternative in Synology Drive ?

Unread post by telos » Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:00 am

tb123 wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:00 pm
What about Cloud Station Backup? (As opposed to Cloud Station Drive)
CSB will do what you want, however if you are using Windows I suggest you review its built-in backup capability which will enable file/image backup to your NAS.

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Re: Cloudstation Backup alternative in Synology Drive ?

Unread post by PaSavICT » Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:03 pm

Thanks for the reply, i think best thing to do is to delete drive and go back to Cloudstation. It worked good even when i'm at a different location.

Is there a time fram when the Cloud Station will be discontinued ? Or will it be a option besides Drive ?

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Re: Cloudstation Backup alternative in Synology Drive ?

Unread post by PaSavICT » Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:25 pm

Or is it that the Drive version you use the versions and trash as backup ?

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Re: Cloudstation Backup alternative in Synology Drive ?

Unread post by sincarne » Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:03 am

Drive has same feature as cloud station backup... it is one-way sync

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Re: Cloudstation Backup alternative in Synology Drive ?

Unread post by PaSavICT » Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:19 am

This is not the same, because you get a folder to assign, and that is not possible to assign your users home folder for example.

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Re: Cloudstation Backup alternative in Synology Drive ?

Unread post by Flopper » Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:20 am

And it is still NOT a backup!
Some people spent a lot of time writing the Help files, use it!
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Re: Cloudstation Backup alternative in Synology Drive ?

Unread post by PaSavICT » Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:26 am

So short answer, drive is not possible to use as replacement of the CloudStaion Backup tool.

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Re: Cloudstation Backup alternative in Synology Drive ?

Unread post by sincarne » Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:26 pm

PaSavICT wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:19 am
This is not the same, because you get a folder to assign, and that is not possible to assign your users home folder for example.
you can assign any folder... you still have cloud station backup install?
PaSavICT wrote:
Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:26 am
So short answer, drive is not possible to use as replacement of the CloudStaion Backup tool.
this angry man who you respond to not think sync is backup. they not think cloud station backup is backup. they say word but not explain meaning

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