You can use Hybrid Backup Recovery (HBR) backup clients for on-premises files to back up files from user-created Server Message Block (SMB) file systems. You can then restore the files if they are lost or damaged.

Note This backup method is only applicable to regions where ECS backup is not supported. For regions that support ECS backup, we recommend that you use an HBR backup client for ECS to back up files from SMB file systems.
You can use the following procedure to back up files from an SMB file system: