Recently I got an opportunity to configure a windows 2012 R2 server backup on an external NAS, We were trying to set up the backup on a Buffalo NAS and also tried WD Cloud EX4 NAS. In both the case we ran into different error, this article suggest how we worked around the error to get the backup going for the server.

We were trying to store the backup on a network location on both the NAS and we ran into following errors in both the cases

WD Cloud EX4 NAS: The backup process started but then immediately failed with the error “Incorrect Function” and “There was a failure in preparing the backups image of one of the volume”. I checked the WD forums for solution but found that a lot of people are facing

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