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Craft CMS (MySQL) Backups

Fast Setup with Advanced Config

Back up your Craft CMS with total ease, no longer require plugins or cron scripts to secure your database and assets. Let SnapShooter handle all of the nitty-gritty so you can just worry about the development side. Store a copy of your Craft CMS in your own S3 bucket (or compatible storage like DigitalOcean, Filebase, Backblaze and Wasabi) Don't want to deal with storage, SnapShooter also offers S3 storage backed by AWS for that extra level of redundancy

Fast Setup with Advanced Config

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Which Hosts does this work for

SnapShooter Craft CMS backups will work with any server we can connect to securely via SSH If you can open SSH we can perform a backup safely and securely.

We use SnapShooter on our Craft CMS sites to give us a great deal of control over how backups are handled. Sure, monthly is great - but being able to schedule them to keep 12 monthly, 4 weekly and 7 daily backups is great. SnapShooter is reliable, and is clearly a labour of love for the development team; they're constantly improving it, and are extremely active when it comes to support - which is invaluable for web services.

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Server Based Craft CMS (MySQL) Backups

For customers who already have a server and want there Craft data to stay within there own network, only meta sent back to SnapShooter.

  1. SnapShooter Connects Via SSH to your server
  2. Once Connected this server connects directly to your Craft and begins the backup process
  3. Data from Craft begins streaming to your server
  4. Your Server compresses the data and uploads it to your storage
  5. Confirmation of uploaded chunk is received, repeat steps 3,4,5 until backup completed
  6. During the backup meta data is periodic send back to SnapShooter for real time monitoring
  7. Once the backup is completed SnapShooter confirms the file size with the storage
Servers Customer’s storage Meta 6 Customers Customer’s server SnapShooter SSH File size check Owned by customer 5 4 3 1 7 2

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