Tutorials & How Tos

Figure out to carry out certain tasks using SimpleBackups.

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How to decrypt your AES-encrypted backups?

Decrypt backups step by step using your RSA private key and AES
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Get your server configured for your first backup, the simple way.

Can't be easier. Our one-command solution for server backup configuration.
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How to configure your first DigitalOcean droplet backup

First time setting up backups with DigitalOcean? We'll cover how to get you started and show you how to schedule your first hourly backup.
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Create website files & database backups

Setting up a website and database backup using SimpleBackups.
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Get started with cloud storage for backups

Store your website backups on any cloud storage (AWS, DigitalOcean, Dropbox, Wasabi, Google, ...).
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How to automate Hetzner Server Snapshots?

Step by step guide to automate Hetzner server snapshots and back them up on a custom schedule, daily, hourly, weekly, etc.
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Create Jelastic File or Database Backup

How to set up SimpleBackups and Jelastic
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How to automate DigitalOcean Server and Volume Snapshots?

Step by step guide to automate DigitalOcean server and volume snapshots and back them up on a custom schedule, daily, hourly, weekly, etc.
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Restore a File Backup

Restore a file backup on your server or VPS.
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How to backup your database

Connect DigitalOcean Managed Redis to SimpleBackups

How to use the connection string method to connect DigitalOcean Managed Redis database to SimpleBackups. Add firewall rules for Redis.
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How to create serverless backups for managed databases?

Explains how to back up managed databases using the serverless backups feature.
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Connect DigitalOcean Managed MongoDB to SimpleBackups

How to use the connection string method to connect DigitalOcean Managed MongoDB to SimpleBackups. Add firewall rules for MongoDB.
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How to Restore a Redis Backup

Restore a Redis cache database backup using the following steps.
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How to create a Passwordless MySQL Backup

How to use MySQL configuration file to allow authentication without credentials for MySQL backups.
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How to restore a Single MySQL Database Backup

Restore a Single MySQL database backup.
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Connect DigitalOcean Managed MySQL to SimpleBackups

How to use the connection string method to connect DigitalOcean Managed MySQL to SimpleBackups. Add firewall rules for MySQL.
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Connect DigitalOcean Managed PostgreSQL to SimpleBackups

How to use the connection string method to connect DigitalOcean Managed PostgreSQL to SimpleBackups. Add firewall rules for PostgreSQL.
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How to enable Remote MySQL Connections for Amazon RDS

Whitelist IP addresses for Amazon RDS. Add firewall rules on AWS for RDS.
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How to Restore a MongoDB Backup

Restore a MongoDB database backup.
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How to Enable Binary Log for MySQL or MariaDB

Incremental MySQL/MariaDB backups using Bin Logs
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Restore a PostgreSQL Database Backup

Restore a PostgreSQL database backup.
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Amazon RDS Database Backup

Back up AWS RDS automatically to your cloud storage.
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How to configure your first MySQL database backup

Have your MySQL database backups scheduled and stored your preferred storage
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How to store your backups on Google Storage

Store your websites and databases backups on Google Cloud Storage in just a few clicks.
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How to customize the backup storage path

Explains the different ways you can customize your backup storage path(s).
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Connect Hetzner Storage Box to SimpleBackups

How to connect Hetzner Storage Box via SFTP to SimpleBackups and use it for backup storage and cloud replication.
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Store backups on your NAS or local volume

How to store your backups locally, on a block storage, or on a NAS using SimpleBackups.
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How to create S3-compatible Google Storage Cloud credentials?

Generate Access Key and Secret Key for Google Cloud Storage.
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How to store your backups on Dropbox

Transform your Dropbox account into a strong website and database backup storage.
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How to store your backup on DigitalOcean Space

Easily leverage your DigitalOcean account into a strong backup storage. Enjoy hourly backup for your websites and databases.
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Mount DigitalOcean Spaces Bucket On Linux

Back Up DigitalOcean Spaces Bucket To Another Storage Provider
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How to create DigitalOcean Spaces credentials?

Generate Access Key and Secret Key for DigitalOcean Spaces.
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How to store your backup on Amazon AWS

Get your website or database backups stored on your own Amazon AWS storage
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How to create Amazon S3 credentials?

Generate Access Key and Secret Key for AWS S3.
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How to store your backups on Amazon S3 Glacier

Ultra low-cost backup storage using SimpleBackups and Amazon S3 Glacier
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