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Synology Active Backup For Business

Offline Smitro

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Synology Active Backup For Business
« on: March 23, 2024, 12:23:34 AM »
Hi all,

Has anyone managed to get Synology Active Backup for Business to backup their SME Server? I use it to back up a lot of Windows Servers at work and have found it to be great. I'm curious as it if I could get it working at home and install the client into SME.
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Offline ReetP

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Re: Synology Active Backup For Business
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2024, 11:15:54 AM »
Does it work with other Linuxes?

Ah yes. Some forn of installer for an agent.

You'd probably need a config service and system unit override to run the service/agent under SME.

I'd get a Virual machine and have play.

Probably base it around the qemu agent.

Various pages on the wiki.
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4. I have a job, wife, and kids and do this in my spare time. If you want something fixed, please help.

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Offline Jean-Philippe Pialasse

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Re: Synology Active Backup For Business
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2024, 02:17:52 PM »
can it handle connecting before and after the backup to execute task ie signal-event pre-backup and post-backup? or alternativelly can it be started by the host to backup and not the backup server?

if not i would not even care about going further as you would get a non usefull backup missing functional bits

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Re: Synology Active Backup For Business
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2024, 12:36:20 PM »
can it handle connecting before and after the backup to execute task ie signal-event pre-backup and post-backup? or alternativelly can it be started by the host to backup and not the backup server?

Good points!
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1. Read the Manual
2. Read the Wiki
3. Don't ask for support on Unsupported versions of software
4. I have a job, wife, and kids and do this in my spare time. If you want something fixed, please help.

Bugs are easier than you think: http://wiki.contribs.org/Bugzilla_Help

If you love SME and don't want to lose it, join in: http://wiki.contribs.org/Koozali_Foundation

Offline Smitro

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Re: Synology Active Backup For Business
« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2024, 01:38:14 PM »
Thanks for your replies. Synology Active Backup for Business when backing up Linux does have the option to run Pre and Post Scripts.
It's ok. If there is no other demand for it, then I'm not asking anyone to spend time on it. I'll have a bit of play with a VM when I get some spare time.
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Offline Jean-Philippe Pialasse

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Re: Synology Active Backup For Business
« Reply #5 on: May 28, 2024, 02:37:48 PM »
backup pc contribs works similarly.

it has a template to backup sme host with the pre and post backup signals configured.