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All the information you need on how to get started with Ahsay cloud backup service including steps on how to; download, install, creating different backups on Windows, macOS, Linux (GUI/CLI), FreeBSD, Synology NAS, and QNAP NAS.

Ahsay with its intuitive user interface, standardize look and feel across different operating systems such as Windows, macOS, and Linux GUI/CLI, is equipped with create backup set wizards to guide you every step of the way, to get all your backups up and running in a matter of minutes!

There are ten basic steps in creating a Backup Set on Ahsay.

  1. In the Backup Set tile. Click the [+] button.
  2. Enter the name of the backup set, then select the Backup set type, i.e. File, Microsoft 365, VMware, Hyper-V, MS Exchange, MS SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB, Oracle etc
  3. Select the database or application version (if applicable)
  4. Enter the settings for the backup sets, i.e., database or application login credentials, hostname, port number etc. (if applicable)
  5. Select the files/folders, databases, items, or virtual machines you want to backup.
  6. Define the backup schedule or frequency you would like the backup set to be run automatically.
  7. Select the storage destination you want to store your backup data and the backup mode; sequential or concurrent (if there is more than one storage destination).
  8. Choose the type of encryption that you will use to protect your data.
  9. Confirm and take note of your encryption key.
  10. Enter the domain name, username, and password for the Windows User Authentication (if applicable)

The Backup Set has been successfully created!

You can either click on Backup now button to run backup immediately or click on Close to quit and allow the backup job to run automatically according to the backup schedule settings.


Frequently Asked Questions

We provide good reseller package. If you are interested in becoming an Ahsay reseller. Please don't hesitate to contact us. 

The cost of your backup service will depend on two factors; backup data storage requirement and type of backup plan (File /NAS, Databases & VM, or Microsoft 365 backup plan).
An Ahsay subscription plan already includes the use of Ahsay Drive which is powered by Microsoft Azure. However, you can save even more money by selecting a bring your own drive/storage plan. Check out our pricing

A single Ahsay Managed Backup-as-a-Service(AMBaaS) subscription covers backups of unlimited devices or endpoints to Ahsay Drive cloud storage. There is no need to invest in additional hardware, set up centralized backup servers, provision storage, or hire experienced IT personnel to manage your backups.

There different types of subscriptions plans available depending on your customer requirements; File, virtual machines & databases, and or Microsoft 365. You can get started and have your backups running in a few minutes.

If you still have questions, please contact us on WhatsApp or send us an email.

If you prefer a backup solution that is based on a license purchase model we recommend you use the Ahsay self-hosted backup solution. Check out our self-hosted license pricing

Ahsay is committed to offering the best available data protection technologies on our backup solutions such as AES 256-bit data encryption, 256-bit SSL communication, Two-factor authentication (2FA), Immutable backups, Air gap backups etc.