How to Backup VMware and Hyper-V VM to Synology NAS with EaseUS

Backing up your VMs to a reliable storage solution, such as a Synology Network Attached Storage (NAS), comes into play. In this article, you will see how to use EaseUS Todo Backup to VMware and Hyper-V VM to Synology NAS.

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Updated by Gap on May 09, 2024

In today's data-driven world, virtual machines (VMs) powered by platforms like VMware and Hyper-V play a pivotal role in enabling businesses to streamline their IT infrastructure, enhance resource utilization, and ensure business continuity. Protecting these valuable assets from potential data loss or corruption is paramount. This is where backing up your VMs to a reliable storage solution, such as a Synology Network Attached Storage (NAS), comes into play. In this article, we'll explore how to efficiently backup your VMware and Hyper-V VMs using the highly-recommended EaseUS Todo Backup software, ensuring your critical data remains secure and readily recoverable.

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Why Choose EaseUS Todo Backup for VMware and Hyper-V VM Backup?

EaseUS Todo Backup stands otu as a top choice for safeguarding your VMware and Hyper-V VMs due to its comprehensive feature set, user-friendly interface, and seamless integration with Synology NAS devices:

Comprehensive VM Backup: The software supports both full and incremental backups of VMware Workstation and Microsoft Virtual PCs, capturing all system configurations, applications, and data within the virtual environment.

Efficient Storage Management: With features like compression and deduplication, EaseUS Todo Backup optimizes storage utilization on your Synology NAS, reducing backup size and minimizing network bandwidth consumption during backup operations.

Flexible Scheduling and Automation: Schedule backups at convenient intervals or in accordance with your RPO (Recovery Point Objective) requirements. Automated backup tasks ensure your VMs are consistently protected without manual intervention.

Fast Recovery Options: In case of data loss or system failure, quickly restore individual files, application items, or entire VMs from the Synology NAS backup repository. The software also offers granular recovery options, allowing you to restore specific elements within a VM.

Intuitive Interface and Centralized Management: EaseUS Todo Backup boasts an easy-to-navigate interface that simplifies backup and recovery tasks for both novice and experienced users. Its centralized management console enables efficient monitoring and control of multiple VM backups across your IT infrastructure.

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How to Backup VMware and Hyper-V VM to Synology NAS with EaseUS Todo Backup

To backup your VMware VMs to a Synology NAS using EaseUS Todo Backup, follow these steps:

1. Install and Launch EaseUS Todo Backup: Download and install the latest version of EaseUS Todo Backup on your VMware host server. Launch the software.

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2. Create a New Backup Task: Click on "New Task" in the left-hand menu and then choose "Disk/Volume." Select the System Backup from the list, and pick the VM(s) you wish to back up.

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3. Configure Backup Destination: Navigate Browse button and select NAS Device to add your Synology NAS as the backup destination. 

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4. Customize Backup Settings (Optional): Adjust settings such as compression level, encryption etc. You can also configure email notifications to receive backup status updates.

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5. Schedule Backup: Set up a backup schedule to automate the process according to your preferred frequency or RPO requirements. You can also use backup retention policy to meet your specific needs. Enable incremental or differential backups for efficient storage utilization.

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6. Start the Backup: Click "Proceed" to initiate the backup process. EaseUS Todo Backup will create a full or incremental backup of your selected VMware VM(s) and securely store it on your Synology NAS.

The process for backing up Hyper-V VMs to a Synology NAS using EaseUS Todo Backup is similar to the VMware backup procedure. You can just follow the procedures as above.


Protecting your VMware and Hyper-V VMs with regular backups is essential for maintaining business continuity and ensuring data resilience. By leveraging EaseUS Todo Backup, you gain a powerful, user-friendly solution that seamlessly integrates with Synology NAS devices, providing comprehensive backup capabilities, efficient storage management, flexible scheduling, and rapid recovery options. Follow the step-by-step guides provided above to effortlessly backup your VMware and Hyper-V VMs to your Synology NAS, securing your critical virtual infrastructure against potential data loss or system failures.

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How to Backup VMware and Hyper-V VM to Synology NAS with EaseUS FAQs

1. How do I backup VMware VMs to a Synology NAS using EaseUS?

To backup VMware VMs with EaseUS, follow these steps:a. Install EaseUS Todo Backup and add your VMware host.b. Select the VMs you want to backup.c. Choose your Synology NAS as the backup destination.d. Configure the backup settings and schedule as needed.e. Initiate the backup process and monitor its progress.

2. Can I backup Hyper-V virtual machines to Synology NAS using EaseUS software?

Yes, EaseUS supports backing up Hyper-V VMs. Simply connect to your Hyper-V host within the EaseUS software, select the VMs, choose your Synology NAS as the target, and start the backup job.

3. Does EaseUS support incremental or differential backups for VMware/Hyper-V to Synology NAS?

Yes, EaseUS Todo Backup offers both incremental and differential backup options. This means subsequent backups will only save changes made since the last backup, saving storage space on your Synology NAS.

4. Is encryption available for VM backups stored on Synology NAS via EaseUS?

Yes, EaseUS Todo Backup provides backup encryption options to secure your data during transmission and at rest on the Synology NAS. You can set a password to encrypt your backups for added security.

5. Can I restore VMware/Hyper-V VMs from Synology NAS backups directly using EaseUS?

Absolutely, EaseUS allows for straightforward restoration of backed-up VMware and Hyper-V VMs from your Synology NAS. You can select the backup file, specify the restore location, and initiate the restore process directly within the EaseUS software interface.

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Gap has been working as an experienced data backup and security engineer at EaseUS for over 10 years, focusing on working with clients to assess needs and implemented procedures and tasks for appropriate backup solutions.

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