How to back up a Synology NAS to Exoscale Object Storage
The Synology NAS is a very user-friendly storage system for private persons and small to medium businesses. It comes with a large number of applications and can create backups to an Amazon S3-compatible storage like Exoscale Simple Object Storage. This guide shows how to set up backups to SOS with the Hyper Backup application.
This method creates a versioned backup of a Synology NAS to the Exoscale Object Storage.
Before you start this guide, you will need to:
Create an IAM key, also via the Portal or the CLI. See the IAM documentation for more information.
Install Hyper Backup
Open the Package Center.
Search for Hyper Backup (produced by Synology Inc.) and install it.
Set Up Hyper Backup
Open the main menu and start Hyper Backup:
Follow now the description in the following images.
In the section with the target destination selection, select Custom Server URL
https://sos-ZONE.exo.io in the server field. Make sure to substitute
ZONE with the relevant zone.
You can find all Exoscale zones on
our website or with the CLI
exo zones list.
Enter the API key and secret, as well as the bucket name.