How to backup your data to Cloudian

Cloudian offers enterprise-level data storage services. Since its launch in 2011, the company managed to attract influential investors, including Intel and Goldman Sachs. Cloudian HyperStore was introduced to Amazon Web Services in 2016. A partnership with Lenovo was also announced in the same year.

On this page How to set up a new Cloudian account How to backup to Cloudian How to restore from Cloudian

The Cloudian HyperStore Object Storage service comes in several configurations, ranging from 12 to 840 Terabytes, and includes Google and Amazon Hybrid Cloud service.
Backup4all can access your Cloudian storage through the Amazon S3 Compatible protocol.

How to set up a new Cloudian account

To create a new Cloudian account, please follow these steps:

1. Go to

2. Contact a Cloudian office to get started with a Cloudian account.

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How to backup to Cloudian

Steps to follow:

1. Open Backup4all and select File->New (Ctrl+N).

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2. On the first page, enter a name for the backup in the Backup Name field, then press Next.

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3. On "Where do you want to save the backup?", select S3 Compatible as the backup destination.

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4. After selecting S3 Compatible, you need to choose the S3 server. Some of the settings will be filled in, just enter the other credentials. Then press Next.

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5. On "What do you want to backup?" add the backup sources. Press Next.

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6. On "How do you want to backup?" you can choose the backup type. Here you can also enable backup encryption. Press Next.

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7. On "When do you want to backup?" you can set the backup job to run automatically on specific days and at specified times.

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8. Press Save -> Save and run.

How to restore from Cloudian


Steps to follow:

1. If the backup job does not exist in Backup4all, you must open it from File->Open from.

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2. Select S3 Compatible, then choose Cloudian. Configure the Cloudian account.

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3. After the Cloudian account was set, press Show to display the backup jobs in the destination. Select the catalog you want to open and press Open. Backup4all will recreate that backup job.

4. Press the Restore (F7) button. Optionally you can select the location you want to restore the files to. The original location is selected by default.
On the same page, you can choose the way in which to restore. You can also filter files before restoring. If you select to restore from a specific version, press Next to indicate the version or the date back to which you want to restore. Press Next.

5. Press Finish to start the restoration process.

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Applies to:

Backup4all 7.x


NEW: Backup4All 7.4.479