Amazon s3 plug-in

Amazon S3 plug-in allows backup to Amazon S3 cloud storage. That storage uses “bucket” principle: it is like a virtual folder with a name and a key. To get access to Amazon S3 you must have Amazon S3 account.

To make a backup, do the following:

1. Select Backup task in New Task Wizard.

2. Select Amazon S3 option on step 2 of New Task Wizard.

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3. Select New Configuration, then click OK.

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4. Set up Amazon S3 Access settings.

  • Access key. Enter your Amazon S3 access key (take this from your Amazon S3 account).
  • Secret key. Enter your Amazon S3 secret key (take this from your Amazon S3 account).
  • Use SSL. Choose Yes or No for SSL-encryption of the connection to Amazon S3. SSL is a cryptographic protocol. Selecting Yes provides additional communication security over the Internet.

5. Set up Amazon S3 advanced settings.

  • Server and port. Enter Amazon S3 server name or IP address. If you can not find that information in your Amazon S3 account, contact us by mailing to support@handybackup.net and we will provide you with correct Server’s name or IP. Default option for port is Auto.
  • Max chunk size. If you have limitations on file size in bytes, enter new value. If no, leave default option.
  • Chunk delimiter. Select th symbol for separation chunk number from file name. Default option is "/".

6. Set up proxy settings.

If you use proxy server to access Internet, enter all the parameters to that box.

  • Proxy. Enter your proxy server name or it’s IP address. Specify the number of port.
  • Type. Select the type of your proxy connection. You may choose HTTP, socks 4 and socks 5 connection type.
  • User and password. Enter Username and Password.

7. Connect to Amazon S3 and set up your backup. You’ll get an access to inner Amazon S3 structures and do a backup as usual file-and-folder way.


Tags: Amazon S3 Backup, Amazon S3 Client.


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Installing Standalone Version

Installing Server Version

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Workstation Configuration

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