Understand better what Dropbox backups stand for and ways to enable them for your website hosting account.
Dropbox is a file storage platform, which has been gaining a lot in popularity recently as it enables you to access any content kept on its web servers through any device as long as their software is set up. The information is synchronized between all devices, so that you may access it at any time. Dropbox does not offer Internet hosting services, thus if you upload an html file it shall not show up as a web page and won't be executed. This particular service is used exclusively for storing information and we have taken advantage of the fact that they offer an API to third-party companies to create a backup service on our end, that you'll be able to use if you host your sites on our web servers. With this added function you'll not need tobe concerned about your content as you shall always have a copy of your websites on the Dropbox servers and on your computer system just in case that something happens - a script update going wrong, deleting files accidentally, etcetera.
Dropbox Backups in Cloud Hosting
The Dropbox backup function is offered with all our cloud hosting
solutions and enabling it takes a few clicks, so you'll be able to link the account on our end to your Dropbox space effortlessly. The tool that you shall find inside the Hepsia hosting Control Panel shall allow you to pick which websites and databases should be backed up individually and what amount of copies should be created, the maximum number being fourteen. This way you'll be able to have a daily copy of your information for the past two weeks in case you modify or delete something that you need. How much content shall be stored in your Dropbox account and how many copies will be available also is determined by the size of the data and the disk space that you have on their end. The function could be enabled or disabled anytime and if necessary, you'll be able to effortlessly switch the Dropbox account linked to your shared hosting space on our end or even include multiple accounts and have numerous sites backed up in different accounts.
Dropbox Backups in Semi-dedicated Servers
If you obtain one of our semi-dedicated servers
, you'll be able to take full advantage of the Dropbox backup function effortlessly because linking the two accounts takes no more than a couple of clicks in the Hepsia CP, which is used for the management of the semi-dedicated accounts. Based on the total size of the content you have on our end, the space quota of your Dropbox account and the information which you want to have, you'll be able to decide if your whole account shall be backed up or only specific websites and databases. Also, you can choose the amount of daily backups that'll be kept in your Dropbox account at any time. The amount ranges from 3 to 14 and may be changed in either direction whenever you want. The Dropbox account could be removed from our system with a click if you no longer want to use the service, although it comes quite handy in caseyou want to get a copy of your files automatically on your desktop or notebook besides the full backups that we generate on a daily basis on our end.
Dropbox Backups in VPS Servers
You can take advantage of the Dropbox backups if the VPS servers
that you choose is installed with our in-house created Hepsia hosting Control Panel. With the incredibly intuitive interface, it will take you only a few mouse clicks to link the Virtual private server to your Dropbox account and the same day our system will start copying your information there. There are a couple of customizable options - the amount of daily backups which you'll have at any time, ranging from three to 14, and the information that will be backed up. The latter option will allow you to decide if our system shall copy everything or just certain websites and databases, so that you can get just the data that you really need, especially if the free space inside your Dropbox account isn't enough for multiple backups with significant size. You will be able to disconnect your account with only a mouse click in your VPS CP if you no longer wish to use Dropbox. We also supply standard backups among other administration services as a part of our Managed Services package.
Dropbox Backups in Dedicated Servers
All dedicated servers
which are provided with our Hepsia hosting CP include the Dropbox backup function by default, thus if you need to employ this service, you just have to link the server to your account using the Dropbox section in Hepsia. The user-friendly interface will permit you to select the sites that'll be backed up if you do not require the whole content which you have on the server or you simply don't have much free space within your Dropbox account. You could also choose how many copies of the daily backups will be kept, consequently if you pick the maximum number of 14, for instance, you will have a copy of your files and databases for every single day of the past 14 days. Both options can be edited at any time in the event that you change your mind with regards to the content of the number of backups that you need. You could also disconnect the Dropbox account effortlessly if you don't want to use it or if you want to use the backup service that is a part of our Managed services upgrade along with other helpful server management tasks our system admins can perform for you.