Adding a NAS File Server

To archive data on a NAS file server, add the file server.

Start the Configuration Wizard

  1. From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Archiving.

    The File servers page appears.

  2. In the upper-right corner of the page, click Add server.

    The Configure Archive Server wizard appears.

  3. From the list of server types, select NAS.

  4. Click Next

  5. In the Name box, enter a name for the server.

    You can search and select an existing file server from the list. For more information, see Adding an Existing File Server.

  6. Click Next.

    The Plan page of the configuration wizard appears.


  1. Add a new archive plan and then, provide information about storage, retention, and archive schedules.

    For more information, see Create An Archive Plan.

    If you have created an archive plan already, enter the name and select the plan from the list.

  2. Click Next.

    The Archive Method page of the configuration wizard appears.

Archiving Method Configuration

  1. Select NFS or CIFS as required and click Next.

    The Network Share Configuration page of the configuration wizard appears.

  2. From the Access node list, select the access node for network share.

    If you have chosen CIFS, click Select credential to use Impersonate user or to use a saved credential.

    If the vendor type is Netapp and Archive method is CIFS provide the Array credentials.

  3. By default, all CIFS or NFS shares are selected as the archive content.

    To archive specific shares, move the toggle key to the left.

    Provide the specific share as the archive content.

  4. Click Next.

    The Migrate To This Server page of the configuration wizard appears.

  5. Optional: To migrate data from the old server, move the Migrate data from old server toggle key to the right.

    For more information, see Migration of Archived Data to a Different NAS Server.

  6. Click Add.