BackupBuddy Remote Destinations: FTP

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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.


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


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


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