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Use NAS326 as Backup for FreeNAS Server via rsync and ssh authentification
edited March 2018
I would like to use my NAS 326 as backup server for my fast FreeNAS Server using rsync, but I have troubles to set up rsync push, both via SSH or rsync module
Heroic Warrior Member
rsync push? In the meaning that your FreeNAS server will push the data to the '326?
I don't know about which rsync module you are talking. AFAIK the NAS has a backup package, which features 'zysync', a zyxel specific rsync derivative, which is not compatible with rsync.
To get rsync running, you'll need a 3th party implementation.
contains a version of rsync. To use it as server you'll have to provide a rsync.conf, and start the daemon. To get that done, you can put a script in /i-data/sysvol/.PKG/RandomTools/etc/custom_startscripts/, which will be executed on boot.
Oh, and you'll have to disable/remove the ZyXEL backup package. zysync uses the same port as rsync does, and so holds back the stating of rsyncd.
I just tested a solution that worked for me: