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Best way to back up unRAID to unRAID?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I want to put together a new unRAID server, then my current unRAID server would become more of a 'back-up' server.  A couple of the things I'm trying to figure out are how to get the back-up server to turn on for a set amount of time per day/week to allow the sync to occur.  And what is the best method/software to use for an unRAID to unRAID back-up?

 

I have heard of Syncthing but have never worked with it and wanted to perhaps hear from those who have?

 

Thank you in advance for your help and advice!!

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What do you mean by backup 'unraid' ? are you talking about backing up the USB/SDCard? or backing up unraid shares/vm's/dockers/etc...?


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13 hours ago, Bigtruck747 said:

I want to put together a new unRAID server, then my current unRAID server would become more of a 'back-up' server.  A couple of the things I'm trying to figure out are how to get the back-up server to turn on for a set amount of time per day/week to allow the sync to occur.  And what is the best method/software to use for an unRAID to unRAID back-up?

 

I have heard of Syncthing but have never worked with it and wanted to perhaps hear from those who have?

 

Thank you in advance for your help and advice!!

Haven't used it for this but duplicati may work for this its an app in unraid I use it to back up my flash drive but would think you could backup the entire array with it


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Posted · Original PosterOP
On 9/28/2020 at 7:53 PM, Jarsky said:

What do you mean by backup 'unraid' ? are you talking about backing up the USB/SDCard? or backing up unraid shares/vm's/dockers/etc...?

Jarsky,

 

Good point thank you!  I'm talking about backing up the array that's storing my data/document files ... to another unRAID machine.

 

Thanks!

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