A backup from one Synology NAS to a USB disk involves one application installed on the NAS and a USB disk connected to the NAS. The format of the disk must be writeable for the NAS.
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Installing virtual DSM on Synology NAS is simple and outlined in the steps below. DSM in a virtual machine is useful for testing new services, upgrades, or hosting services you prefer to separate from the main machine.
Virtualization is a technique in which you run a computer system in a virtual machine. The virtualization software emulates the underlying hardware for the virtual machine.
The NAS configuration is invisible but contains invaluable data for your system-level configuration. For the continuity of the NAS service, it is vital that you periodically create a backup after configuration changes: the configuration backup
Every conscious NAS administrator takes security seriously. However, it is often difficult for the less experienced administrator to know where to start. Synology understands the challenge and came to the rescue with the Security Advisor.