Learn how to use Rclone with Filebase.

What is Rclone?

Rclone is a command line program used to backup and sync files and directories to cloud storage platforms. Rclone is certified for use with Filebase.


  • 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 and manage buckets here.

1. Edit your rclone.conf file to reflect the following configuration:

type = s3
provider = Other
env_auth = false
access_key_id = access_key_goes_here
secret_access_key = secret_access_key_goes_here
region = us-east-1
endpoint =

2. To back files up to Filebase, you can use the following command, where filebase-bucket is your bucket name and README.txt is the file you want to backup:

./rclone --config rclone.conf copy README.txt filebase:filebase-bucket -v
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