Allocating space for my wife's backups

I’ve agreed to backup my wife’s Windows 10 laptop. I presume it would be best to allocate a new share on my Drobo 5N.
Is there a document to take me through the process?
The part that worries me most is persuading her laptop to mount the drobo share as a drive on the laptop in such a way that the network connection will succeed.
I worked in IT for nearly 40 years, and I always shuddered when I had to setup a network connection, even between two windows devices, let alone a “foreign” device like my Drobo 5N…