WD Mycloud single bay doesn't support remote backup

By rameijn
Oct 27, 2016
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  1. Hello,

    Recently I bought 2 Western Digital Single bay My Cloud. One to store my local backups and a second one to make a copy of the first cloud storage to the second one so I could keep a backup out site my home.

    This is what I did also with a previous edition (MyBook live).

    WD says now to me that only the new single bay storage doesn't support external backup-ups even when an icon is build in to create a remote storage. All other my cloud storages does support the remote backup. The version I bought is firmware 2.xx.xx. The previous firmware version 4.xx.xx does support a remote backup.

    WD wouldn't help me to solve this issue so does any one know a solution how to fix this? Otherwise I want to warn other customers about this lack of functionality of this my cloud edition.

    Kind regards,

    Richard Meijn
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,348   +622

    Instead of running two independent backups to unique devices,
    clone or copy the local backup to the remote device.

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