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Introducing MSP360 Backup for Mac

Introducing MSP360 Backup for Mac

We are excited to announce that we have released a new MSP360 Backup for Mac OS! This is our first standalone version of MSP360 Backup designed specifically for this platform. Now Mac OS users can leverage the capabilities of our product and effectively manage their backups.

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    In this post, we provide instructions on how to backup and restore your data using MSP360 Backup for Mac OS.

    How to Set up Storage Account

    Launch MSP360 Backup, navigate on Settings > Storage accounts and specify Amazon S3 account information: "Display Name" (it can be any name you want) and "Access/Secret Key". Then type in a name of your Amazon S3 storage bucket in the "Bucket" field.S3_account_Settings
    To retrieve Access Keys (Access Key ID and Secret Access Key) for your Amazon S3 account, please review the following blog: How to find your Amazon Access Key ID and Secret Access Key

    How to Create a Backup Plan

    Launch MSP360 Backup and click Backup Files button.2015-06-18 14_29_30-Main_Menu

    Give your backup plan a name and select Amazon S3 cloud storage.BackupName

    Choose what files and folders you would like to back up. Then click Next.2015-06-18 14_32_30-Backup_Choose_Files

    Specify compression and encryption options.Backup_Encr_Options Note: The encryption password is not recoverable. If you forget or lose your encryption password you will not be able to restore it and decrypt your files.

    Specify the backup schedule options to automate your backup process.Backup_Schedule

    That's it! Now your backup plan is complete. You can whether go ahead and start it right away by selecting the Run backup checkbox selected, or to postpone the backup by keeping this checkbox unchecked.2015-06-19 14_59_49-Backup_RunNow

    You can review your backed up data by navigating on the Backup Storage tab. You will see all the files currently being stored in the cloud. To restore these files, just create a restore plan, as described in the next part of this blog.Baclup_Storage_page

    How to Create a Restore Plan

    Launch MSP360 Backup, click Restore Files button.2015-06-19 15_36_39-Main_Menu

    Specify the name of your restore plan and cloud storage account. Then hit Next.Restore_Name

    Select the restore type: whether to restore the latest version of selected files or to restore these files to a particular point in time.Restore_Files_Type

    Choose the files to be restored.2015_Restore_Files

    Specify the local folder you want to restore the selected files to.201Restore_Location

    If you applied encryption when doing this backup, specify the encryption password in order to decrypt your data.2015-06-24 15_39_33-Restore_Encr

    Specify the restore schedule options to automate your restore process.2015-06-24 15_40_48-Restore_Schedule

    Now your restore plan is created! You can go ahead and start it by selecting the Run plan now button and hitting Next.Restore_RunNow

    Conclusion

    MSP360 Backup for Mac OS allows to set up scheduled backup and restore plans and effectively manage the backup process. We hope that our new MSP360 Backup for Mac OS will be highly appreciated by our customers.

    CloudBerry Backup for macOS
    • Full and incremental backup
    • Cloud and local storage options
    • Encryption and compression
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