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Backup your server files and folders to the
external store you wish
AWS S3, DigitalOcean Spaces, Backblaze B2, Wasabi
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"We set up SnapShooter for our client’s production management system in a
matter of minutes. After that, we have practically forgotten about it. It allows us to
sleep well at night, knowing our client’s data is safe."
Easy to set up backups using secured SSH to upload data to your chosen storage
Don't put all your eggs in one basket, store backups of your server data with a
By design files backed up from your servers are directly transferred to your
choose s3 compatible storage. The data never ends up on SnapShooter Servers.
Generate a new secure ssh key pair or bring your own.
Backup your essential, websites, documents and files to a different
When configuring backups, you can choose whichever storage you would like,
currently supporting, AWS, DigitalOcean Spaces and Wasabi.
Native provider backups, often only offer whole server snapshots.
Sometimes you don't need to store that much data.
With SnapShooter File backups you can backup only the files you want, with
easy file exclusions. Our default settings automatically ignore sensible files.
Generate a secure 4096-bit SSH key pair per backup or use the same pair for
all access to make managing access easier.
All SSH keys are like all credentials in SnapShooter are encrypted
(AES-256-CBC); you can create a custom user account on your server to limit access as you
Currently, we need the following software installed:ssh, tar, zip, and curl. We also use rclone but we use a binary that does not require installing by the end user.
You pay the fees associated with any external storage.
Our commands are executed over the industry standard of OpenSSH, using bash commands, we don't require any sudo permissions to make a backup. We use 4096 bit secure ssh keys. We encrypt all keys and passwords, in our systems.
You pay the fees associated with the inbound/outbound traffic.
If you keep your data within a provider i.e. AWS Ec2 to S3 same region, you will not pay for transfer fees, until you attempt to download the backup.
Login to SnapShooter, connect server, choose files, choose storage, set a schedule, sit back and
enjoy frequent website backups.