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

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


Provides instructions for achieving the best performance in data transfer between a share on the Seagate Business NAS and a drive inserted in the USM slot.

It is possible to perform data transfers from your Seagate Business NAS to a drive inserted into the NAS device’s USM slot.
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 USM drive.
  6. Drag the data from the window to the USM drive, which will appear as USMShare or something similar.




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