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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:

CPU  Quad Core architecture or above Memory

Minimum: 4 GB (at least 50% free memory available)

Recommended: 8 GB or above (at least 50% free memory available)

Disk Space 500 MB Network Protocol TCP/IP Standard Ports 80 and 443 Internet Speed 10 Mbps or above upload speed

The cost of your backup service will depend on two factors; backup data storage requirement and type of backup plan (File /NAS, Databases & VM, or Microsoft 365 backup plan). 

A CloudBacko Go subscription plan already includes the use of CloudBacko Drive which is powered by Microsoft Azure. However, you can save even more money by selecting a bring your own drive/storage plan. Check out our pricing

A single Cloudbacko Go subscription covers backups of unlimited devices or endpoints. There is no need to invest in additional hardware, set up centralized backup servers, provision storage, or hire experienced IT personnel to manage your backups. You can get started and have your backups running in a few minutes.

If you still have questions, please contact us on WhatsApp or send us an email.

If you prefer a backup solution that is based on a license purchase model we recommend you use CloudBacko Pro or CloudBacko Lite instead. Check out the license pricing

We are committed to offering enterprise grade security on our backup solutions such as AES 256-bit data encryption, 256-bit SSL communication, Two factor authentication etc.

All backup data is first encrypted before it is transferred over the internet and the backup data remains encrypted even when it is stored.

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