While many folks with home labs recognize Synology as a manufacturer of excellent user-friendly network-attached storage (NAS) arrays full of features, many might not realize that these same NAS devices include an excellent built-in suite of Backup and Recovery tools. This suite contains Synology Active Backup for Business, Synology Active Backup for Google Workspace, and Synology Active Backup for Microsoft 365. Synology Active Backup for Business supports backing up PCs, Macs, physical servers, file servers, and virtual machines from VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V.
Synology Logo Getting Started with the Synology Storage Console for VMware I have used VMware vSAN and a Synology DS1821+ for several years for my home lab’s storage. However, up to now, I have never deployed the Synology Storage Console for VMware. Realizing that the console might have valuable benefits, I decided it was time to try it. This post will walk through the deployment process for the Synology Storage Console for VMware and review its various features.