Backup data to S3ForMe Cloud Object Storage with Ahsay
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Using S3ForMe Cloud Object Storage as the Backup Destination

With Ahsay Backup Software, your users are able to backup their data directly to a S3ForMe cloud storage account. The S3ForMe account can be user's own account, or a dedicated S3ForMe account predefined in AhsayCBS central management console.



Directly backup to S3ForMe Cloud Object Storage
Backup to user's own S3ForMe account
Backup to predefined S3ForMe account
Enable / disable S3ForMe option via policy


Why use Ahsay when I can directly upload data to S3ForMe Cloud Storage?

Backup VMs, O365, and more

S3ForMe just provides you with storage space and a simple web interface so that you can manually upload data. However, how are you going to copy the data of Office 365, VMware / Hyper-V guest virtual machines, Microsoft Exchange Database, Microsoft SQL Database to there correctly and as frequent as you want? Ahsay Backup Software can help you achieve these.

Automatic, scheduled, versioning, reporting

Moreover, Ahsay's client agents automate everything. Once set up, backup will be run automatically based on preset schedules. It also has many built-in features that handle the scheduling, retention and versioning, security, speed optimization, incremental backup, data integrity, reporting, etc.

Secure encryption

Secondly, Ahsay's client agents (AhsayOBM and AhsayACB) can encrypt all the data on user's local machine before sending to S3ForMe with 256-bit truly randomized encrypting key. Thus, no easily hackable key such as "123", "abc", etc. will be used. With such encryption methodology, no one, not even the people from S3ForMe, is able to know what the user has backed up.

Restorability ensured

Our solution has built in comprehensive data integrity validation mechanism to ensure the restorability of your backup data.


All these are the values that Ahsay Backup Software provides to you so tthat you can't get from using S3ForMe alone. Check out all the features we have from here.


How to configure S3ForMe as a backup destination in AhsayOBM

1). Login to S3ForMe

2). Create a bucket

3). Click "Edit"

4). Click "New Random Key"

5). These pair of keys will be used in AhsayOBM

6). This is the server address to be used in AhsayOBM

7). Create an "AWS S3 Compatible Cloud Storage" in AhsayOBM

8). Click the "Test" button and it can be connected to S3ForMe bucket successfully

9). Save the destination to the backup set

10). Try to trigger a backup to the new S3ForMe destination

11). Backup completed successfully!

How to Download and Try

1
Download the trial version of AhsayCBS centralized management console from here. A 60 days free trial key has been bundled within the AhsayCBS trial software already.
2
Install it on a physical machine or VM, and then get the AhsayCBS machine's IP / domain accessible by other computers. Refer to this Quick Start Guides for installation, basic configuration, and getting the AhsayOBM/ACB client side data backed up to the server. Here's a video demo on the initial AhsayCBS server configuration.
3
Follow any of AhsayOBM backup and restore guides here to create backup sets for backing up cloud data, Exchange / SQL / MySQL databases, VMware / Hyper-V virtual machines, and Office 365 SharePoint / Exchange (Outlook) / OneDrive data.
4
In your backup set, set S3ForMe as your backup destination, and try backing up data to there.

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