Learn how to configure Restic for use with Filebase.

What is Restic?

Restic is a secure and highly performant backup command-line tool for Linux and macOS X systems.
Read below to learn how to use Restic 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 a bucket here.

1. Unset the default configuration file for Restic:


2. Export the following environmental variables for use with Restic:

export AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID="your-Filebase-Access-Key”
export AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY="your-Filebase-Secret-Key”
export RESTIC_PASSWORD="Password-for-Restic”

3. Use the following command to upload a Restic backup to Filebase:

restic init created restic backend backup-name at s3:

4. Confirm that your backup from Restic has been uploaded to Filebase by viewing your bucket on the Filebase web console:

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