Backup FTP to Google Drive: Methods to Provide Google Drive FTP Access
Backup FTP to Google Drive can look like a redundancy, but on the practical purposes, it opens many possibilities, such as restoration of website or other FTP content from any point of the world. Therefore, some programs can automate backup FTP to Google Drive.
Google Drive Backup Feature
Specialized Backup Software
Handy Backup is such an automating solution, capable to transfer FTP files to a Google Drive account or vice versa. When upload files from FTP to Google Drive via FileZilla or other client manually, a user can lose or forget some crucial data. Therefore, automatic methods of transfer must be preferred.
Advantages of Automation
The crucial advantage of the previously described process, provided by Handy Backup, is the full automation of each operational stage. Using the "FTP" option and the Google Drive as FTP data destination, user makes the unbreakable link between these storages (Read more at FTP backup).
Scheduling the Task
User can set up (just once!) a connection to an FTP server, then choose Google Drive as a target, and schedule the task to run with a desired frequency. That is all! Data from FTP server will be repeatedly stored to the Google Drive, without any other action needed.
How to Back up Data from FTP to Google Drive Cloud using Handy Backup
To create a task that automates backup from your FTP to some Google Drive account, please follow the next instruction:
After you set up all desired parameters for a task, the process of backup to Google Drive will be performed automatically by each time for when it was scheduled. No other actions may be required for further synchronization of data between these two storages.
Video Tutorial: FTP Backup to Google Drive
Learn how to backup FTP and other data to Google Drive automatically with Handy Backup.
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Other Methods of Backup from FTP to Google Drive
Some other methods are existed for FTP Google Drive backup. Here are examples of these methods:
Note: Since many problems occurred with using FileZilla Google Drive FTP access, there are some other viable solutions to backup FTP to Google Drive, such as Cyberduck. Another way is to use Handy Backup, containing both dedicated Google Drive and FTP connection instruments.
An Alternative Way of Data Keeping: FTP vs Google Drive
Sometimes, you will need to keep your Google Drive data on FTP server for some reason; it can be a part of corporate-level project, or a video, or a bit of website edited using Google Drive as the storage. Whatever it may be, Handy Backup will help you!
How to Store From Google Drive to FTP
To reverse the process of transferring data described above, just use the "Google Drive" option at the Step 2 as the data source, and then, on a Step 3, select and connect to the desired FTP server, marking it as the storage media for your backup task.