Backing up your data to a Linux based SFTP server is an inexpensive method that separates network shares (which can be attacked by crypto viruses) from your backups. You can configure Cloudberry’s SFTP backups with either password based access or with a shared cryptographic key so that regular passwords aren’t used. This document provides steps on using both methods to access an SFTP server with Cloudberry Backup.
- Linux is easy to install.
- Doesn’t require advanced hardware.
- SFTP comes pre-configured with CentOS 7 server.
- Can easily be run on a cloud server, such as Digital Ocean or Linode.
- On systems with multiple mounted drives, you can specify the storage locations.
- Not as fast as some other protocols, such as Minio