Seagate Business NAS - How to perform a manual NAS to USB data transfer

Seagate Business NAS - How to perform a manual NAS to USB data transfer


Provides instructions for achieving the best performance in data transfer between a share on the Seagate Business NAS and a drive connected via USB.

It is possible to perform data transfers from your Seagate Business NAS to a connected USB drive.
To achieve the best possible transfer rate, please follow this procedure:

  1. Find the IP address of your Seagate Business NAS device.
    See Document ID: 005295 for instructions on finding the IP address.
  2. Open the Start menu.
    (Windows 8: Press the Windows key + D to arrive at the desktop.)
  3. Windows 8/7/Vista: Type \\(the IP address) in the Search programs and files field.
    Example: \\192.168.x.xx

    Windows XP: Select the Run command.
    In the Run window, type \\(the IP address) and press Enter.
    Example: \\192.168.x.xx

    The Network window opens.
  4. Resize the window and move it to one side of your screen.
  5. Open another window containing the source data that you want to move to the USB drive.
  6. Drag the data from the window to the USB drive, which will appear as USBShare or something similar.




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