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Backups

The following is a list of the most common data and config directories typically used for Cloud Backup:


/etc/
/home/
/root/
/var/spool/cron
/var/log/
/var/www/html/ (If Apache is using default DocumentRoot.)
/var/ftp/pub/ (If...
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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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You can use Rackspace Cloud Backup to backup your database by following a few steps.

Background

Rackspace Cloud Backup backs up files if it can get access to them. It doesn't matter if the files contain database data or...
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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) from...
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Getting Started with Rackspace Cloud Backup - Part 3

The previous article explained how to create a backup. After your backup is set up, you might want to
confirm its settings, ensure that a cleanup or restore action finished...
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The following steps show how to use the Cloud Backup service to create a backup of the data on your cloud server.

Note: You can use the Cloud Backup tool to back up your data files but not to back up a full operating system....
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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 5

How to Use System Actions

Important: The system actions are for users who are familiar with Rackspace Cloud Backup. Users with Managed Cloud Service Level accounts might want...
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Some users are used to taking snapshots of their Cloud Server (product page) as a backup. If you have a solution where you want to save the server’s state or configuration, or want to keep gold copies of your system, then you can...
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