BackupBuddy Remote Destinations: FTP

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#Once on the [[BackupBuddy_Remote_Destinations:_Introduction|Remote Destinations]] page, click the '''+Add New''' button to add your FTP destination.<br /><br /><br />[[File:Ftp-add-new.png|783px|link=]]<br /><br /><br />
 
#Once on the [[BackupBuddy_Remote_Destinations:_Introduction|Remote Destinations]] page, click the '''+Add New''' button to add your FTP destination.<br /><br /><br />[[File:Ftp-add-new.png|783px|link=]]<br /><br /><br />
#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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#From the '''Add New Destination''' page, configure the following destination settings:<br /><br /><br />[[Fftp-settings.png|800px|link=]]<br /><br /><br />
#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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##Server address - [Example: <code><nowiki>ftp.foo.com]</nowiki></code> - FTP server address.  Do not include <code>http://</code> or <code>ftp://</code> or any other prefixes. You may specify an alternate port in the format of <code>ftp_address:ip_address</code> such as <code>yourftp.com:21</code>
##'''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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##Username
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##Password
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##Remote path (optional)
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##Migration URL
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##Optional, for migrations
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##Archive limit
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##Transfer mode
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##Use FTPs encryption - Enable high security mode (not supported by most servers)<br /><br />
 
#Once you've entered all of your settings, click the '''+Add Destination''' button.<br /><br />
 
#Once you've entered all of your settings, click the '''+Add Destination''' button.<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 />
 
#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 />

Revision as of 15:37, August 12, 2013

BackupBuddy supports File Transport Protocol (FTP) as a Remote Destination. FTP is the most common way of sending larger files between servers. Most web hosting accounts provide FTP access.

Adding FTS as a Remote Destination

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


    Ftp-add-new.png


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


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    1. Destination name - Name of the new destination to create. This is for your convenience only.
    2. Server address - [Example: ftp.foo.com] - FTP server address. Do not include http:// or ftp:// or any other prefixes. You may specify an alternate port in the format of ftp_address:ip_address such as yourftp.com:21
    3. Username
    4. Password
    5. Remote path (optional)
    6. Migration URL
    7. Optional, for migrations
    8. Archive limit
    9. Transfer mode
    10. Use FTPs encryption - Enable high security mode (not supported by most servers)

  3. Once you've entered all of your settings, 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.


    Dropbox-added.png


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