Relative newbie here (newbie to NAS and MCM, anyway)…
I have MCM 4TB, running SmartWare Pro v 2.4.12. MCM is attached to home router. My computer, a laptop running Win 7 Pro, is essentially permanently attached to network via PowerLine network or via wireless. Using SmartWare, I backup several directory trees every night. In SW, Settings tab/File History, I have set to keep 5 backup versions.
Question: Where are those older backups? If I navigate to MCM on my network, I see the SmartWare directory, and inside that I see my machine and the 4 directory trees I’m backing up (with the ridiculously long, uninformative random alphanumeric names). But I don’t see any older versions of files. In my personal user directory, I see files that I’ve copied there directly, but nothing else.
My goal is to have rotating backups – 3-5 copies of older backups. I know I should really be rotating hardware, storing offsite, etc., but I figure the copies mirrored with SugarSync help with that. (I notice that WD Cloud only copies my personal directory, not the SW directory.)
Hope this was clear. Thanks.