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Although Amazon provides a paid backup service, AWS Backup, to protect the files and folder within Amazon S3 buckets. The backup data is retained exclusively within the Amazon cloud infrastructure. There is no option for direct recovery to local storage. Only an Ahsay backup can provide Amazon S3 customer with full ownership and control of their cloud data, with guaranteed 24/7 access.

Please use the following steps to backup files using AhsayOBM on Amazon S3.

  1. On your desktop, click the AhsayOBM icon.
  2. Once you're on the AhsayOBM login page, enter your credentials to access your account. Then, click [OK].
  3. From the AhsayOBM home screen, select [Backup Sets].
  4. Click the [+] sign to create a new backup set.
  5. Rename the file backup set or use the default name provided.
  6. Change the backup set type to Cloud File Backup.
  7. Expand the drop-down menu of Cloud Type, then click Amazon S3.
  8. Enter the Access Key ID and Secret Access Key.
  9. Click [Next].
  10. Select which bucket to use for the backup set.
  11. Click [Next] to continue.
  12. Select the files and/or folders you aim to backup.
  13. Click [Next].
  14. Turn on scheduled backup.
  15. Click the [+] sign to create a new backup schedule.
  16. Enable Run Retention Policy after backup. Click [OK], then [Next] to proceed.
  17. Select Concurrent as backup mode
  18. Leave the maximmum concurrent backup destinations on default.
  19. Then click the [+] sign to add a new storage destination. Ahsay Drive is selected by default.
  20. Click [OK].
  21. Click [Add] to add another destination, then select a local destination.
  22. Click [Next].
  23. Keep the default setting for Encryption. Click [Save].
  24. Keep a copy of your encryption key. Click [Confirm].
  25. You now have the option to backup your files by clicking [Backup Now].
  26. Or click [Close] and wait for AhsayOBM to backup your files on the schedule you set it on.