Posts Tagged ‘NAS’

Performing Network Backups? Use a Data Container!

Friday, August 25th, 2017


If you’re performing full image backups to NAS or RDX, you’ll want to seriously consider using a data container.

Normally, when you back up to an external device, Windows records your backup history on that device. Because of this, you can choose any day in the past you performed a backup, and then restore your data as it was on that particular day.

However, when you back up to a NAS or RDX drive, Windows can’t keep this backup history. You will only be able to restore your data from the last backup unless you create a data container.

Read more about the benefits of data containers and how to create one in this article.


Image backup destination selection

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

BackupAssist’s suite of backup types includes System Protection, our recommended backup type for Windows servers. This article looks at the requirements and advantages of different backup destinations for System Protection backups.



Cannot connect to your NAS (Network Attached Storage)

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

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Problems connecting to your NAS? Error BA260

It’s probably down to a credential issue.

We have found that 95% of the time this error, BA260, is currently being caused by duplicate credentials. (more…)