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All the information you need on how to get started with CloudBacko Go cloud backup service including steps on how to; download, installation, creating different backups etc on Windows, macOS, Linux (GUI), Synology NAS, and QNAP NAS. 

CloudBacko Go with its intuitive user interface, standardize look and feel across different operating systems such as Windows, macOS, and Linux GUI, is equipped with create backup set wizards to guide you every step of the way, to get all your backups up and running in a matter of minutes!


There are ten basic steps in creating a Backup Set on CloudBacko Go.


  1. In the Backup Set tile. Click the [+] button.
  2. Enter the name of the backup set, then select the Backup set type, i.e. File, VMware, Hyper-V, MS Exchange, MS SQL Server, MySQL etc
  3. Select the database or application version (if applicable)
  4. Enter the settings for the backup sets, i.e., database or application login credentials, hostname, port number etc. (if applicable)
  5. Select the files/folders, databases, items, or virtual machines you want to backup.
  6. Define the backup schedule or frequency you would like the backup set to be run automatically.
  7. Select the storage destination you want to store your backup data and the backup mode; sequential or concurrent (if there is more than one storage destination).
  8. Choose the type of encryption that you will use to protect your data.
  9. Confirm and take note of your encryption key.
  10. Enter the domain name, username, and password for the Windows User Authentication (if applicable)


The Backup Set has been successfully created!

You can either click on Backup now button to run backup immediately or click on Close to quit and allow the backup job to run automatically according to the backup schedule settings.


Frequently asked questions

CloudBacko Go uses advanced data deduplication and compression technology to significantly reduce backup data storage and therefore storage costs. This also lowers network utilization and enables faster backup/restore performance. 

Experience significant backup and storage costs savings now. 

For security reasons, we strongly recommended users ensure yu are running the latest version of backup software to ensure backups run smoothly and you are protected from potential vulnerabilities.

A CloudBacko Go subscription offers unlimited software updates, all updates are deployed automatically whenever a new version is available to give you complete peace of mind.

If customers subscribe to a CloudBacko Go backup plan, they are entitled to software updates free of charge. CloudBacko Go will be automatically updated whenever the latest hotfix or version upgrades are available. You will never have to worry about missing any fixes, enhancements, features, or latest security patches that can make your backup software work even better.

You even get online support if you have any questions.

Yes, you can use your own storage based on your needs. CloudBacko Go supports popular cloud storage services such as Amazon S3, Google Cloud Storage, Microsoft Azure, Wasabi, Backblaze etc.

Alternatively, you can use our CloudBacko Drive storage which is powered by Microsoft Azure. Check out our pricing

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