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The plug-in is used to access remote servers through the SSH File Transfer Protocol. It is a configurable plug-in that can be used as a source of data for backup or synchronization, and as a destination for backups.
The file system provided by the plug-in is organized as follows:
To learn about virtual file systems and file and folder attributes, please see Plug-in File Systems.
In most cases, the plug-in is used as a target destination for backups.
Destination selection is made on the third step of the New Task Wizard (see Select Destination for more details). To select SFTP as a target destination, follow these steps:
Next steps are common for all backup tasks (not specific to the plug-in). To learn more, please see Backup Task.
The plug-in can be used not only to store your backups, but also as a source of data. To back up SFTP files and folders, follow these steps:
Next steps of New Task Wizard are common for all backup tasks, and are not specific to the plug-in. Please see Backup Task for more details.
To restore a backup stored on an SFTP server, follow these steps:
In the next steps of New Task Wizard, you need to verify restoration details, specify different options, and name the task. These steps are common for all restore tasks, and are not specific to the plug-in. For more details, see Restore Task.
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