cloud backup


Monitoring and Troubleshooting

The Rackspace Cloud Backup infrastructure communicates with your servers through a software-based agent that resides on the system that you have designated to back up. This agent stores information about which files and...
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Backups



The following instructions are for the installation of the Rackspace Cloud Backup agent on your Linux server. If you are using a Windows server, see Rackspace Cloud Backup - Install the Agent (Windows) for parallel...
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A clone of a Cloud Block Storage volume is a copy made of an existing volume at a specific moment in time. At a high-level, the volume cloning process does the following:Creates a Logical Volume Management (LVM) copy on the write...
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The following permissions matrix displays specific permissions for the roles in Cloud Backup. The matrix displays the method names, their corresponding RESTful API commands, and the roles that are supported.  API...
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Best Practices for Cloud Backup
Contents
Purpose of this Guide
Document Conventions
Key Concepts
Choosing What to Backup
Backup and Restore Best Practices
     Backup Frequency
     Effective Restores
     Encryption: Costs and...
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Rackspace Cloud BackupUsing Rackspace Cloud Backup for your DatabaseYou can use Rackspace Cloud Backup to backup your database by following a few steps.First, some backgroundRackspace Cloud Backup backs up files, provided it can...
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Getting Started with Rackspace Cloud Backup - Part 6PreferencesOn the Preferences screen, you can determine how Cloud Backup notifies you about Backup activity on your Account.Wait, didn't I do this already? When you created your...
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Getting Started with Rackspace Cloud Backup - Part 4


How to Use Backup Actions



You may do several actions with a single Backup. This page describes them.


You can access the Backup Actions drop-down menu in two ways: 1)...
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Getting Started with Rackspace Cloud Backup - Part 3


How to View Backup Information



On the last page, we discussed How to Create a Backup. Once your Backup is set up, you might want to confirm its settings, make sure a clean...
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Getting Started with Rackspace Cloud Backup - Part 2

If you have an account with Managed Cloud Service Level and do not see your Server under Systems, check with your account manager to install the RCBU Agent.

Other users who...
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Getting Started with Rackspace Cloud Backup - Overview

**NOTE: Cloud Backup only works on Rackspace Cloud Servers

Overview

Rackspace Cloud Backup is a file-based backup application that lets you choose which files and folders...
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Getting Started with Rackspace Cloud Backup - Part 5How to Use System ActionsImportant: The system actions are for users who are familiar with Rackspace Cloud Backup. Users with Managed Cloud Service Level accounts might want to...
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Getting started with Rackspace Cloud Backup - Part 1

The following instructions are for a fresh installation or update of the Rackspace Cloud Backup agent on your Windows server. If you are using a Linux server, see Rackspace...
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CUSTOMER’S BUSINESS: Sprout Social is a social media management platform that provides businesses with publishing, engagement and analytics.CHALLENGES: As an early-stage startup, Sprout focused on product development instead of...
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Server Backup

Explaining the System Disk and Data Disk Architecture

Some Cloud Servers use an architecture that pairs a system disk with a separate data disk(s). The benefits of implementing this architecture include improved provisioning...
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Rackspace Cloud Backup already encrypts your passphrase locally on your browser by using a JavaScript RSA library. Encryption happens before your passphrase is submitted over the web.Rackspace will never know your unencrypted (or...
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Sharepoint

When you are working in Rackspace Cloud Storage App for Microsoft SharePoint, you can choose to remove the stored credentials by clicking the Log Out button.You are then prompted to confirm that you want to log out.If you choose...
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The Rackspace Cloud Files platform enables you to generate temporary URLs that you can use to grant others access to objects within your Cloud Files account for the amount of time that you specify. The Rackspace Cloud Storage App...
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