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Duplicati Guide

In this guide, you will learn how to create encrypted backups using an app called Duplicati.

Before we start, make sure you have downloaded the app on your seedbox.

Now that Duplicati is successfully added to your seedbox, it is time to create your first backup.

Open the duplicati app from you evoseedbox dashboard

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A Blank dashboard will appear like this:

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Creating first backup using Duplicati

Step 1: Click on the Add backup button

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Step 2: Select configure a new backup and click on the next button

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Step 3: Name you backup and generate your Passphase.

Note: keep you passphrase secure as it is the key to decrypt your backup.

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Once you click on generate, a passphrase will appear, note it down somewhere with you and click on the next button.

Step 4: Select backup destination. By default it is your seedbox but yu can find many options in the drop-down menu.

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After filling in all the required details like path, username and password (available in your client area dashboard) click on the test connection to check.

If successful, you will see a pop-up like this:

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Click on the next button.

Step 5: Add files to be backed up. These files are fetched from your seedbox.

You can use the filter and exclude rule to set backups for particular files in a folder.

Once done, you can click on the next button.

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Step 6: Schedule your automated backups

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Step 7: Add your preference in the general options and click on Save.

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Make sure your passphase is available with you.

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Now you can see that you backup has been create and visible on the home tab.

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