Learn how to configure Kopia for use with Filebase.

What is Kopia?

Kopia is an easy to use multi-cloud and cross-platform tool for creating and managing encrypted backups stored in the cloud. Kopia is available in both CLI and User Interface versions for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux distributions.
Read below to learn how to use Kopia with Filebase.


  • Download and install Kopia. Kopia can be used from the command line or through a User Interface.
  • Sign up for a free Filebase account.
  • Have your Filebase Access and Secret Keys. Learn how to view your access keys here.
  • Create a Filebase Bucket. Learn how to create a bucket here. This bucket must be empty to connect to Kopia.

Kopia CLI:

This part of the guide uses a Ubuntu 20.04 environment.

1. After installing Kopia for CLI use, use the following command to create a Kopia repository in your empty Filebase bucket:

kopia repository create s3 \\
--endpoint='' \\
--bucket=kopia-sample-bucket \\
--access-key=filebase-access-key \\
Replace the following values to match your configuration:
  • Bucket: Filebase Bucket Name
  • Access Key: Filebase Access Key
  • Secret Access Key: Filebase Secret Key

Kopia UI:

This part of the guide uses a Windows environment.

1. Open the KopiaUI.

Select ‘Repository’, then under Select Storage Type, select ‘Amazon S3, Minio, Wasabi, etc’.

2. Configure the following parameters for configuration with Filebase:

  • S3 Bucket: Filebase Bucket Name
  • Server Endpoint:
  • Override S3 Region: us-east-1
  • Access Key ID: Filebase Access Key
  • Secret Access Key: Filebase Secret Key
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