14844: Acronis Nonstop Backup Does Not Support Network Shares or NAS

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Last update: 23-08-2011

Acronis True Image Home 2012 supports nonstop backup to NAS

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Acronis Nonstop Backup supports only internal and locally attached external USB drives with NTFS file system.

Acronis Nonstop Backup does not support network shares, mapped drives, NAS drives or any other network attached devices - neither for protection nor as storage.

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This limitation is due to the use of the sparse file attribute. See Acronis Nonstop Backup: Storage File System Must Be NTFS.

See also Acronis Nonstop Backup: FAQ.

(!) Acronis True Image Home 2012 supports backup to NAS. See Acronis True Image Home 2012: Nonstop Backup.