Backup With Rclone And Cron From Your Synology NAS

The Synology NAS DiskStation provides a wide variety of tools in its package center. These tools are useful but can sometimes be restrictive. Luckily, the Synology NAS DiskStation is highly configurable! Let?s see how you can backup data using Rclone from your Synology NAS with an automatic Cron script.

We will do this by using SSH on the Synology NAS to install Rclone. We will then configure our Synology NAS to run a Cron job (or a task using a user-defined script).