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Can I Backup Directly to FTP?

Created: 01 Jan 2013 • Updated: 09 Feb 2013 | 1 comment
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I'm trying to backup my server to an FTP site but when I configure the offsite copy and enter my FTP details it wont allow me to continue without adding a local or network destination. I have also tried adding a local drive but when the backup runs it doesn't give the option to use the offsite destination and tries to backup to the local drive.

If it's not possible to backup to FTP, what does the FTP option offer?



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Chris Riley's picture

You can only use FTP as an offsite location. You must first backup to a 'primary' destination (local/network disk location).

Offsite is there for redundancy; i.e. in case you lose your primary location.

Hope that helps.