**NOTE: Cloud Backup currently only works on Rackspace Cloud Servers
Rackspace Cloud Backup is a file-based backup application that lets you choose which files and folders to backup from your Cloud Server. You can choose to restore your whole system with all of its folders and files, or individual files or folders from a given date, or restore to an entirely different Server. Key features of Cloud Backup include:
Cloud Backup does not take snapshots of your server. To read more about how Cloud Backup differs from snapshots, please see Rackspace Cloud Backup vs. Cloud Server Image Backups or, Best Practices for Backing Up Your Data: Clouod Block Storage versus Cloud Backup for backup consideration on your Performance server.
In this Getting Started Guide we'll show you:
If you have a Managed Cloud Service Level, you may already have the agent installed on your server. You will know you have the agent when you see your Cloud Server(s) listed under Systems in the Rackspace Cloud Backup control panel. If not, we can install it for you. Check with your account manager and jump ahead to Create A Backup.
Other users should begin with the next page, How to Install the Cloud Backup Agent.
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