Seagate Business NAS - How to schedule a NAS to USM backup


Provides instructions for setting the Seagate NAS Manager to automate a backup from a share on the Seagate Business NAS to a drive in the USM slot.

Please follow this procedure to perform a backup from a Seagate Business NAS to a drive in the USM slot on the front of the NAS device:

  1. Log into Seagate NAS Manager using Seagate NAS Discovery, or by entering the IP address of the NAS device in the address bar of a web browser.
  • To obtain the IP address of the NAS:
  1. Locate the host name for the NAS. This can be found on the drive label. Example: BA-XXXXXX
  2. Press the Windows key + R to open the run window.
  3. In the Run window, type CMD and press Enter.
  4. In the Command Prompt window that opens, type ping (the host name) and press Enter.
  5. The drive will reply with it's IP address.
  1. Select Protect.
  2. Select Protect Job Manager.
  3. Select the NAS-USM-USB Transfer tab.
  4. Select New Transfer Job.
  5. Confirm that a USM drive is inserted in the USM port of the Seagate Business NAS 2-bay or 4-bay model.
  6. Select NAS to USM.
  7. Assign a Job name.
  8. Select the Source. This will be your Seagate Business NAS.
  9. Select the Destination. This will be the drive located in the USM slot.
  10. Select the Transfer Frequency (schedule) and the Transfer time.
  11. Select Add Job to complete the scheduled task or you can select Add and Start Now if you wish to run the task immediately.




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