Tutorials & How Tos

Figure out to carry out certain tasks using SimpleBackups.

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Connect DigitalOcean Managed PostgreSQL to SimpleBackups

How to use the connection string method to connect DigitalOcean Managed PostgreSQL to SimpleBackups
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Connect DigitalOcean Managed MySQL to SimpleBackups

How to use the connection string method to connect DigitalOcean Managed MySQL to SimpleBackups
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Connect DigitalOcean Managed MongoDB to SimpleBackups

How to use the connection string method to connect DigitalOcean Managed MongoDB to SimpleBackups
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Enable WSL and SSH into Windows with Bash

How to enable Window Subsystem for Linux, SSH into Windows server, and use bash to interact with Windows filesystem.
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Illegal mix of collations error in MySQL

Illegal mix of collations error in MySQL - utf8mb4_general_ci and utf8mb4_unicode_ci
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Change timezone for backups / snapshots

How to set the time zone for backups and snapshots.
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Restore a PostgreSQL Database Backup

Restore a PostgreSQL database backup.
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Create website files & database backups

Setting up a website and database backup using SimpleBackups.
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Restore a Single MySQL Database Backup

Restore a Single MySQL database backup.
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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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Solving -bash: command not found

If you are seeing "-bash: command not found" every time you enter a command, then something is definitely wrong.
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Restore MongoDB Atlas Collection using MongoDB Compass

How to import a MongoDB collection in MongoDB Atlas Step by step using Compass
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Create a passwordless sudo user

Create new user on Ubuntu, with sudo access without password.
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Solving: PostgreSQL ERROR - canceling statement due to conflict with recovery.

How to solve PostgreSQL ERROR - canceling statement due to conflict with recovery
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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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Problem connecting Google Cloud Storage

Disable uniform bucket-level access for Google Cloud Storage
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Restore a File Backup

Restore a file backup on your server or VPS.
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Create Hourly Backups using Zapier

Create a Zap to run hourly backups for you.
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Enable Remote MySQL Connections in cPanel

Whitelist IP addresses in cPanel for MySQL
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How do I change the temporary backup folder?

Change the temporary backup folder used by SimpleBackups.
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Enable Remote MySQL Connections in WHM

Whitelist IP addresses in WHM for MySQL
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