Backup from FTP

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Backup from FTP Server

Handy Backup features an integrated FTP client which allows interacting with remote servers and transferring data in both directions. Through its use, you can easily back up data from FTP server, or store your backups to remote FTP folder.

Offsite server backup can be useful, for example, when you back up a website which you have access to via FTP. Handy Backup allows to retrieve data from FTP server and store it to any local media or networked storage.

The Backup from FTP feature and capability of fast data recovery helps you avoid loss of data and expenses incurred due to server downtime. In case of necessity, recovery of data backed up from FTP can be started with a single click.

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Handy Backup Standard

Version 8.1.2, built on 21 February 2020. 106 MB
Backup Software from Novosoft LLC. 39 USD per license.

Handy Backup Standard

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Backing up from FTP with Handy Backup

Backup tasks in Handy Backup can be built of data of different types. Data selection is done through the use of plug-ins (Disk Image backup, MS Exchange backup and other), presets (My Documents backup, Desktop backup, etc.) and “common” file and folders selection.

Selecting the Backup from FTP option during task creation calls a dialog which allows specifying host name, login information and provides a comprehensible way of selecting remote FTP folders.

Handy Backup has the following key features related to FTP backups:

  • Proxy settings. Handy Backup enables you to back up data from FTP servers from behind an FTP, SOCKS5 or SOCKS4 proxy server.
  • Secure password transferring. To transfer authorization information, the utility exploits MD4/MD5 cryptographic functions that are widely used in different fields of computing (e.g. in SSL protocol) and provide high reliability.
  • Variety of options. FTP backups can be compressed, encrypted and assigned a time stamp, and all tasks can be scheduled for any day and hour and automatically repeated with any period.

For a full list of features, please refer to Handy Backup Features.

With Handy Backup backing up remote data from an FTP server is very easy!

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Version 8.1.2, built on 21 February 2020
106 MB


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    What to Back Up

    My Documents Backup - one click backup of the My documents folder including pics, videos, music, text files

    Website Backup - most reliable solution to protect your business web representation

    Disk Image Backup - back up your hard drive by creating a hard drive image and saving it to the storage medium

    MySQL Backup - simple, comprehensive backup of the MySQL database tables

    ODBC Database Backup - back up any ODBC compatible databases including MySQL, Oracle, FoxPro, Interbase, MSSQL, DB2, MS Access, Postgre SQL etc.

    Jira Backup - use FTP connection to save Jira static content

    ModX Backup - learn more about the FTP data feature used for saving ModX information

    Where to Back Up

    Backup USB - back up your data to any USB connected device such as USB flash key

    Backup to FTP - transfer your backups to remote FTP server for more data security

    How to Back Up

    Synchronizing files and folders - one click synchronization of files and folders across multiple locations including remote FTP servers

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