New backup to NAS How-To?

I just did…

Hence the name, the host machine’s log…

Alright. I found the logs. Turned out to be an issue with the NAS: I created a new user for the backup. I needed to manually log in as that user to change the password for the first time, to enable the account. After that, the Samba share started working.

@GSzabados I have some feedback for you: First of all, thanks for taking the time to help me. Your answers were generally correct. However, I felt the tone was a bit condescending at times. Please be aware that not everyone is very sharp in knowledge about the OS architecture under Home Assistant. To me, it’s always a bit confusing. It might seem straightforward if you’re working with it every day, but if that’s not the case, it can be a bit less straightforward than you think.

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However, I felt that you have not read what I wrote and you have not even tried to follow the most basic instructions that I gave. Both the error message and my instructions clearly indicated where you should look at.

If you feel that something is not documented well, then please feel free to document it, and you can help others.

And just for reference:

Great, so I did not only perceive it as condescending, it was really meant to be condescending. Thanks for letting me know. I feel a lot better now.

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Dude, why are you still always getting in arguments with people? Please take your time reading someone’s post before assuming they are being malicious. Gábor has been nothing but helpful to everyone on the forums for a number of years now. Keep in mind, not everyone is a native English speaker.

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Hey, I was just pointing out how I felt, only after saying thanks for the help anyway. I can’t help that people still feel offended.

The only one offended is you… Next time, just flag a post instead of providing “feedback”. Thank you.

Thanks for the “feedback”.

No problem, happy to help. :wink:

I did all of this and got this error

Mounting NAS did not succeed. Check host logs for errors from mount or systemd unit mnt-data-supervisor-mounts-NAS.mount for details.