BackupBuddy Remote Destinations: Email

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Dropbox.com is a popular online storage provider offering 2 GB of free storage. Premium upgrades are available. BackupBuddy estimates you will be able to transfer backups up to 96 MB with your current memory limit of 256 MB. Additionally, [https://www.dropbox.com/developers/core/docs Dropbox limits API uploads to 150MB max].  
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With the Email Remote destination, you can send files as email attachments. '''Note:''' With most email servers, attachments are typically limited to about 10 MB in size, so only smaller backups can typically be sent this way.
  
For more information, visit:
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=Adding Email as a Remote Destination=
  
*https://www.dropbox.com/.
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#Once on the [[BackupBuddy_Remote_Destinations:_Introduction|Remote Destinations]] page, click the '''+Add New''' button to add your email destination.<br /><br /><br />[[File:Email-add.png|700px|link=]]<br /><br /><br />
*https://www.dropbox.com/developers/core/docs
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#From the '''Add New Destination''' page, configure the following destination settings:<br /><br /><br />[[File:Email-add-new-destination.png|468px|link=]]<br /><br /><br />
 
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=Adding Dropbox as a Remote Destination=
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#Once on the [[BackupBuddy_Remote_Destinations:_Introduction|Remote Destinations]] page, click the '''+Add New''' button to add your Dropbox destination.<br /><br /><br />[[File:Dropbox-add.png|800px|link=]]<br /><br /><br />
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#From the '''Add New Destination''' page, click the '''Connect to Dropbox & Authorize''' button.<br /><br /><br />[[File:Dropbox-button.png|800px|link=]]<br /><br /><br />
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#In the new window that opens, '''login to Dropbox.com''' if prompted and click '''Allow'''.<br /><br /><br />[[File:Allow-dropbox.png|750px|link=]]<br /><br /><br />You'll then see the '''Success!''' notification that BackupBuddy has been connected to Dropbox.<br /><br /><br />[[File:sucessdropbox.png|800px|link=]]<br /><br /><br />
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#Return to the BackupBuddy '''Add New Destination''' page in your browser and click the '''Yes, I've Authorized BackupBuddy with Dropbox''' button. <br /><br /><br />[[File:Yes-authorized-BUB.png|750px|link=]]<br /><br /><br />
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#Configure the following destination settings:<br /><br /><br />[[File:Re-authenticate-dropbox.png|800px|link=]]<br /><br /><br />
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##'''Destination name''' - Name of the new destination to create. This is for your convenience only.
 
##'''Destination name''' - Name of the new destination to create. This is for your convenience only.
##'''Directory (optional)''' - [Example: backupbuddy or backupbuddy/mysite/ or myfiles/backups/mysite] - Directory (or subdirectory) name to place the backups within.
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##'''Email address''' - [Example: your@email.com] - Email address for this destination.<br /><br />
##'''Archive Limit''' - [Example: 5] - Enter 0 for no limit. This is the maximum number of archives to be stored in this specific destination. If this limit is met the oldest backups will be deleted.<br /><br />
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#Once you've entered all of your settings, '''Test Settings''' to verify with a test email and then click the '''+Add Destination''' button.<br /><br />
#Once you've entered all of your settings, click the '''+Add Destination''' button.<br /><br />
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#Your new location will now show on the Remote Destinations page in BackupBuddy.  If you need to change your settings, click the gear symbol to the right of the destination.<br /><br /><br />[[File:Email-destination-added.png|800px|link=]]<br /><br /><br />
#Your new location will now show on the Remote Destinations page in BackupBuddy.  If you need to change your settings, click the gear symbol to the right of the destination.<br /><br /><br />[[File:Dropbox-added.png|800px|link=]]<br /><br /><br />
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Latest revision as of 15:37, August 13, 2013

With the Email Remote destination, you can send files as email attachments. Note: With most email servers, attachments are typically limited to about 10 MB in size, so only smaller backups can typically be sent this way.

Adding Email as a Remote Destination

  1. Once on the Remote Destinations page, click the +Add New button to add your email destination.


    Email-add.png


  2. From the Add New Destination page, configure the following destination settings:


    Email-add-new-destination.png


    1. Destination name - Name of the new destination to create. This is for your convenience only.
    2. Email address - [Example: your@email.com] - Email address for this destination.

  3. Once you've entered all of your settings, Test Settings to verify with a test email and then click the +Add Destination button.

  4. Your new location will now show on the Remote Destinations page in BackupBuddy. If you need to change your settings, click the gear symbol to the right of the destination.


    Email-destination-added.png


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