Backup WD

Step by step guide

Amazon S3

Select Bucket. Choose a bucket from your Amazon S3 service. Make sure the bucket belongs to S3 region you have selected.

Create a new bucket. This option lets you to create a new bucket on your Amazon S3 cloud account. The bucket will be added when you save tab options.

Folder name in bucket. Provide the folder name on your Amazon S3 bucket, where the backup files will be stored.

File Amazon S3 service is separated to regions. Fistly, you will need to select the region where your Amazon S3 buckets are stored. Use Select S3 service option to set the region. You will afterwards need to provide Access Key and Private Key of your Amazon S3 cloud account.

Deletion. Specify the maximum number of files in Amazon S3 bucket folder. When the limit is reached, the oldest backup file will be deleted automatically.

File deletion (Sync). Mark this option, in case you wish to keep deleted files from previous backup sync. Uncheck the option to remove the deleted files.

Multipart Upload. Select this setting to enable multipart upload for backup files. Since the files are generally large, this option splits them into multiple chunks while uploading. Therefore, it is recommended to use this setting.

Amazon: Storage Class. Amazon S3 service has several storage classes, and you can select yours using this option.

Server side encryption. Enable this option to encrypt the backup files for data protection.

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