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How to setup SFTP on Backuply

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How to setup SFTP on Backuply


In this guide we will help you setup SFTP on Backuply. SFTP is a more secure way to transfer files, as it uses SSH protocol.

Adding SFTP

  • On your WordPress dashboard go to Backuply -> Backup Locations.
  • Look for Add Backup Location button and click it a modal will appear.
Add Backup Locations Tab
  • In the modal look for Protocol Input and select SFTP in that.
  • After Selecting it fill there required details, there will be 7 fields that you need to fill, One is Protocol that you already have selected as SFTP.

    Location Name: It is used to identify your location as you can add Multiple SFTP backup locations.

    Server Host: Its the location of your SFTP for eg

    Port: The SFTP port usually the default port is 22.

    SFTP Username: Username of your SFTP account.

    SFTP Password: Password of your SFTP account.
    Backup Location:
    It's the name of the folder where your files will be saved and it requires an absolute path.

  • Once you have filled all the Above details click Add Backup Location button in the modal. And that's it SFTP Location has been added you can check it in Backup Location Tab.
Adding SFTP

If you face any issue feel free to contact our Support Team, we would be glad to help you out.

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