DS412+ 4-disk RAID5. What should I be backing up?

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DS412+ 4-disk RAID5. What should I be backing up?

Unread post by Chahk » Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:18 pm

Along with the DS412+, I also have an old DS409+ which I use as a target for Hyper Backup to back up important Shared folders, and any applications it lists. However it doesn't list all of the installed applications, specifically all 3rd-party packages are missing.

I assume I have to somehow back them up (and their settings) manually. This makes me wonder what else HB is not backing up. My goal is making sure I can restore the exact state of my DS412+ after a complete volume crash that requires re-creating one from scratch.

Any advice would be much appreciated.
DS412+ DSM 5.1-4977 (beta)
DS409+ DSM 4.2

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