How to Use CloudBerry Backup with DreamObjects

Overview

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CloudBerry Backup is a Windows program that automates encrypted and compressed data cloud backup.

This guide describes how to configure CloudBerry with DreamObjects.

Setting up CloudBerry Backup with DreamObjects

  1. Launch CloudBerry.
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  1. Select the ‘Setup Backup Plan’ option.
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  1. Click the Next button.
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  1. In the ‘Select Cloud Storage’ window, select the ‘DreamObjects’ option and then ‘<Create a new account>’.
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  1. Enter the following DreamObjects credentials which can be found on the (Panel > ‘Cloud Services’ > ‘DreamObjects’) page:

    • Display Name – Enter any name you wish
    • Access Key – Under the username on the DreamObjects page for the specific bucket name
    • Secret Key – To the left of the Access Key (also known as the password)
    • Service Point – objects-us-west-1.dream.io

    Note

    After entering the required information, users are able to both access existing buckets and create new ones.

    The new DreamObjects account now appears on the ‘Select Cloud Storage’ window:

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  2. Click the Next button.

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  1. Enter a backup ‘Plan name’.
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  1. Select a backup mode.
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  1. Select whether you wish to use VSS (Volume Shadow Copy Service).
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  1. Select the location of the files and folders you wish to backup.
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  1. In the ‘Advanced Filter’ window, select whether to backup all files or specific types along with your choice of time frame.
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  1. Check the check box to ‘Enable compression’.
    • You can also enable encryption if you want.
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  1. Select any Purge options you wish to set up.
    • Some Purge options aren’t available unless ‘Advanced Mode’ is enabled.
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  1. Select time schedule options for your backups.
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  1. Select whether you want to set pre or post actions for your backups.
    • You can skip this step if you like by clicking the Next button.
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  1. Select how you wish to be notified regarding the status of a backup.
    • Include your email address in the email field
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  1. Confirm the settings on the summary page, and then click the Next button.

    A confirmation page appears:

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    • You can run the backup now by checking the box, or you can click Finish to run it a later time.
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  2. Click the ‘Backup Plans’ tab to confirm everything is properly configured.

  3. Click the Run backup now button if you want to run the backup.