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How to create a Backup using Cloud Backup

Once you have your Cloud Backup account set up, you can start uploading backups of your computer files and folders into the Cloud.

If you want to create backups of your computer or device, you can do so in the Cloud Backup console via Account Manager or the Cloud Backup Agent.

Before you can use the Cloud Backup Agent, however, you need to download and install the appropriate agent for your computer or device.

If you want to know how to download the Cloud Backup Agent, click the link below:

If you want to know how to install the Cloud Backup Agent, click the link below:

If you want to know how to access the Cloud Backup, click the guide below:

Once you are in the Cloud Backup console, follow the steps below to know how to back up your computer or device for the first time:

  1. Click Devices on the left menu bar, which will open the list of all computers and devices connected to the Cloud Backup.
  2. Select the computer or device you want to back up, then click Backup on the right menu bar. This will open a new backup plan template.
    If you want to change the Backup plan name, click the pencil icon.
  3. On the template, you can configure the following settings:
  4. What to back up This is what the Cloud Backup will upload in the Cloud.

    Your options are:
    • Entire machine
    • Disks/Volumes
    • Files/folders
    • System state
    Application Backup This is where you can select which servers/directories you can back up.

    Your options are:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft Exchange Server
    • Microsoft Active Directory
    Where to back up This is where you can set where to back up your files and folders.

    Your options are:
    • Cloud storage
    • Local folders
    • Network folder
    Schedule This is where you can set when the Cloud Backup Agent should automatically run.
    How long to keep This is where you can set how long the Cloud Backup system will keep, or when to clean up, the backup/s you have created.
    Encryption This is where you can set an additional security encryption to your backup.

    Important note: If you lose or forget the password you have set, there is no way to recover the encrypted backup/s. So make sure to remember the password or store it in a safe place.

  5. Click Apply.

If you want to modify the Backup options, click the gear icon. Apply your modifications, then click Done.

If you want to apply an existing backup plan to a computer or device, follow the guide below:

  1. Select the computer or device you want to back up, then click Backup on the left menu bar. If there is a common backup plan already implemented to the computer or device, click Add backup plan. This will display already created backup plans.
  2. Choose the backup plan to apply to the computer or device.
  3. Click Apply.

Congratulations, you now know how to back up a computer or device using the Cloud Backup console.

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