QNAP NAS devices provide robust storage for critical business data. Use IDrive® e2 as a secondary repository for your QNAP HBS 3 data or manage your data on IDrive® e2 using the HybridMount cloud gateway. Create S3 Access Keys from the IDrive® e2 account and use them to create a new connection in Cyberduck.

Sections in this article:

Connecting to IDrive® e2 with HBS 3
  1. Go to QNAP App center and install HBS 3 - Hybrid Backup Sync.
  2. Launch HBS3 application to configure the storage.
  3. Go to Storage Spaces tab, click Create and choose Amazon S3 & S3 Compatible.
  4. Input the access keys and endpoints and click Create.
  5. Once storage space is added successfully go to Backup&Restore tab, and select a backup job.
  6. Choose IDrive® e2 storage as the destination for backups.
    Backups will be stored in IDrive® e2.
Connecting to IDrive® e2 with HybridMount
  1. Go to QNAP App center and install HybridMount.
  2. Launch the HybridMount application.
  3. Click Create Remote Mount and click Create File Cloud Gateway.
  4. Select S3 Compatible from Cloud service drop-down, input the access keys and endpoints, then click Next.
  5. Create a cache space: Select the pool, specify the volume capacity and click Create.
  6. Once the HybridMount file cloud gateway is created, you can manage your data on IDrive® e2 from QTS File Station or using your computer after mounting the NAS as a network drive.

Note: Data restoration is handled by your specific backup solution provider and is affected by multiple variables that are unique to your environment. For application-related enquiries/support, it is strongly recommended you seek guidance from the technical team of your backup solution provider.