QNAP Hybrid Backup Sync 3

QNAP Hybrid Backup Sync (HBS) 3 is a comprehensive backup, recovery, and data synchronization solution for QNAP NAS devices. It supports various storage solutions, including local, remote, and cloud storage.

For more information, visit the QNAP website. You can also explore QNAP's HBS 3 for detailed features.

Advantages of QNAP HBS 3 with Storj

  • Comprehensive Coverage: Backup and synchronize data across multiple platforms, including NAS, cloud, and remote servers.
  • Efficient Disaster Recovery: Using Storj's global network of tens of thousands of Storage nodes provides quick and easy recovery to ensure minimal downtime in case of data loss.
  • Real-time Synchronization: Keep your data updated across different locations in real time.
  • Flexible Scheduling: Customizable backup schedules to fit business needs.


To integrate your QNAP NAS with your preferred backup solution using HBS 3, you'll need to configure settings within HBS 3.


Set Up HBS 3 on Your QNAP NAS

  1. Install HBS 3: Ensure that HBS 3 is installed on your QNAP NAS. You can find it in the QNAP App Center.

  2. Launch HBS 3: Open HBS 3 from your QNAP interface.

Configure HBS 3 to use Storj

  1. Go to "Storage Spaces"

  2. Create new S3 compatible space.

  3. Create Storj S3-compatible credentials

  4. Enter the following on the "Create a Storage Space" screen

    • Service provider: S3 Compatible
    • Server address: gateway.storjshare.io
    • Signature version: v4
    • Region: Global
    • Access key and Secret key: created in the previous step

  5. Create a bucket for the "Use specific bucket" option

  6. Select Create

Configure Backup Jobs

  1. Create a New Backup Job: Choose remote as the backup you want to create

  2. Select Source: Choose the folders or volumes on your NAS that you want to back up

  3. Select Destination: Choose Storj

  4. Enter the bucket name created previously

  5. Set Schedule and Options: Configure backup schedule, versioning, encryption, and other options based on your needs.

  6. Save and Run the Backup Job: Save the configuration and run the backup job to ensure it works as expected.