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[Tutorial] Protect QNAP NVR Data with Real-time Remote Replication (RTRR)

“RTRR Make Backup More Efficient”


Real-time Remote Replication (RTRR) is powerful backup feature exclusively provided by QNAP Turbo NAS to back up new and modified files on a remote NVR immediately to the folder on the local Turbo NAS. RTRR improves backup efficiency and reduces backup time

Applied VioStor NVR model: VioStor Pro(+) series with QVR 5.0 firmware
Applied Turbo NAS model: Turbo NAS with QTS 4.1 firmware.

Configure the job settings on the local NAS

  1. Go to the “Backup Station” > “Remote Replication”.
  2. Under the “RTRR” tab click “Create a Replication Job” to open the wizard.

  3. Click “Next”.

  4. Select the sync locations. You can choose to back up data from:
    (1) Local folder to remote folder
    (2) Remote folder to local folder
    (3) Local folder to local folder or external drive

    Please select “Remote folder to local folder” to replicate files from the remote NVR to the local Turbo NAS. Click “Next” to continue.

  5. Enter the IP address of the remote NVR and select FTP server service. Enter the user name/password of the remote NVR. Click “Next” to continue.

  6. Select the source folder for the backup and target folders. To add more folder pairs for backup, select “Add More Folder Pairs”. Click “Next”.

  7. Select “Schedule” and configure the backup schedule. To configure the backup policy and filter to increase data transmission efficiency, click “Configure policy and filter”.

  8. You can enable and configure the following policies. Click “Next” to continue.

  9. Specify the criteria for the following items as you wish. Only the files that match the criteria will be replicated.
    A. File size
    B. File date/time
    C. Included file types
    D. Excluded file types

  10. Click “Next” to continue.
    The sync job name is generated automatically. You can modify the name as you wish. Click “Next”.

  11. Review your configuration settings and click “Next” to continue.

  12. Click “Finish” to close the wizard.

The target host and the replication job name will be shown on the list. The status column will display “Standby”, meaning the folder is being monitored. Any changes to the source folder will be replicated to the remote server immediately.