BackupBuddy Remote Destinations: Rackspace

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BackupBuddy supports Rackspace Cloud Files as a remote destination for storing backup files. For more information, visit: http://www.rackspace.com/cloud/files/
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BackupBuddy supports '''Rackspace Cloud Files''' as a remote destination for storing backup files. For more information, visit: http://www.rackspace.com/cloud/files/
  
 
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#From the '''Add New Destination''' page, configure the following destination settings:<br /><br /><br />[[File:rackspace-add-new.png|536px|link=]]<br /><br /><br />
 
#From the '''Add New Destination''' page, configure the following destination settings:<br /><br /><br />[[File:rackspace-add-new.png|536px|link=]]<br /><br /><br />
 
##'''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.
##'''Local file path''' - Provide the full path to the location's directory. This must map to the web location for the destination URL.
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##'''Username''' - [Example: badger] - Your Rackspace Cloudfiles username.
##'''Migration URL''' - Enter the URL corresponding to the FTP destination path. This URL must lead to the location where files uploaded to this remote destination would end up. If the destination is in a subdirectory make sure to match it in the corresponding URL.
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##'''API Key''' - [Example: 9032jk09jkdspo9sd32jds9swd039dwe] - Log in to your Rackspace Cloudfiles Account and navigate to Your Account: API Access
##'''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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##'''Container''' - [Example: wordpress_backups] - This container will NOT be created for you automatically if it does not already exist. Please create it first.
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##'''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.
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##'''Cloud network''' - USA or UK<br /><br />
 
#Once you've entered all of your settings, '''Test Settings''' and click the '''+Add Destination''' button.<br /><br />
 
#Once you've entered all of your settings, '''Test Settings''' and 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:Local-added.png|800px|link=]]<br /><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:Rackspace-added.png|800px|link=]]<br /><br /><br />
  
 
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Latest revision as of 16:52, August 13, 2013

BackupBuddy supports Rackspace Cloud Files as a remote destination for storing backup files. For more information, visit: http://www.rackspace.com/cloud/files/

Adding Rackspace as a Remote Destination

  1. Once on the Remote Destinations page, click the +Add New button to add Rackspace as a remote destination.


    Rackspace.png


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


    Rackspace-add-new.png


    1. Destination name - Name of the new destination to create. This is for your convenience only.
    2. Username - [Example: badger] - Your Rackspace Cloudfiles username.
    3. API Key - [Example: 9032jk09jkdspo9sd32jds9swd039dwe] - Log in to your Rackspace Cloudfiles Account and navigate to Your Account: API Access
    4. Container - [Example: wordpress_backups] - This container will NOT be created for you automatically if it does not already exist. Please create it first.
    5. 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.
    6. Cloud network - USA or UK

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


    Rackspace-added.png


See also


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