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I would like to have a local backup option for my QNAP NAS and looking at TrueNAS but wondering what people use for this purpose.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.


Tech Junky

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You could simply get a SATA cable that has a power supply for the drive and a drive and connect it to the NAS for a periodic local backup.

TrueNAS runs on a PC and you can customize your hw and nic for the performance you want. I just use Linux because it offers more flex when adding functions besides storage.


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There's a lot of different options. I opt to use another nas...actually nearly 20 of them. :D

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