Cloud Backup: All Articles


- Getting Started -

When you're creating new Rackspace cloud resources it's important to understand what a region is and how to use regions effectively. What is a Region? A region is a collection of one or more data centers interconnected by a...
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Account Services

To see how to create a ticket, watch our brief video on How to create a ticket. Once a ticket is created, it can be in one of the following four states depending on the work done on it. New In progress Pending your response...
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Please click here to view The Rackspace Cloud Terms of Service. Please click here to view the Mail Hosting Services Terms of Service.
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Our Service Level Agreement for Cloud Servers, Cloud Sites, and Cloud Files can be found at http://www.rackspace.com/cloud/legal/sla/.
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Backups

This article describes how to perform a fresh installation or update of the Rackspace Cloud Backup agent on your Windows server by using the silent installation method. If you are using a Linux server, see [Rackspace Cloud Backup...
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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...
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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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When you create a maintenance backup plan in SQL Server 2008 R2, you must identify how you want the plan to be set up. In this example, the maintenance plan is set up with full backups, differentials, and transactions logs.This...
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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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When backing up the data disk or disks on your General Purpose Cloud Servers you have two convenient choices: Cloud Block Storage or Cloud Backup. Identifying which one to use depends on what features are most important to...
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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    ...
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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)...
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Getting Started with Rackspace Cloud Backup - Part 3 How to View Backup Information 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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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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Server Backup

Rackspace Cloud Backup Update the Agent We release regular updates to the Rackspace Cloud Backup Agent about every two weeks. Managed Cloud Service Level account customers have their agent updated automatically when the new...
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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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Server Images

Multi-factor authentication is for Rackspace Cloud customers who require a greater level of security when accessing Rackspace Cloud resources. When multi-factor authentication is added to user accounts, users have an additional...
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The instructions in this article describe the procedure 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 Cloud Backup  - Install...
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