Learn how to use BackupNinja to backup databases, files, and folders to Filebase.
What is BackupNinja?
BackupNinja is an automated backup service for open source databases, files, and folders which is controlled through an easy-to-use GUI.
Backup Ninja integrates seamlessly with the Filebase object storage. Simply configure the agent with Filebase cloud credentials allowing BackupNinja to store backups on Filebase's object storage.
Download and install Backup Ninja.You can start a 14 day free trial of Backup Ninja here. As a special incentive they are offering Filebase users three months free, just use coupon code filebase3forfree at checkout.
Have your Filebase Access and Secret Keys. Learn how to view your access keys here.
1. Select Filebase as a cloud provider
2. Select the backup region
3. Enter the Filebase cloud credential settings
Enter your Filebase Access Key and Secret Key. The Filebase bucket name can be any name of your preference.
Bucket names must be unique across all Filebase users, be between 3 and 63 characters long, and can contain only lowercase characters, numbers, and dashes.
4. Give a name for your cloud storage configuration. This will be used when you schedule a backup.
Filebase is now configured on Backup Ninja.
5. Schedule Backup on Filebase Using Backup Ninja
Once Filebase cloud credentials are created, the Backup Ninja agent service can schedule partial, incremental, or full backups of databases and files to Filebase accordingly.
Name the backup schedule, select the server and choose the backup method.
Select the Filebase cloud credentials created earlier from the dropdown. The retention period has defaulted to 7 days; you may change it accordingly.
Enter the backup name in the given format. Enable compression and encryption if required.
Select the given option to state when the backup should be scheduled.