Backup to FTP: Connecting Through Proxy

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Mar 22, 2022
Backup4all 9.x
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If you are connecting to the Internet through a proxy server, you will have to enter the connection details in the FTP Configuration window in order to be able to backup to FTP.

Setting Backup4all to backup to FTP using proxy
  • Go to Backup Properties->Destination->FTP->Edit configuration (or File->Options-> Online connections-> FTP->Edit )
  • Select a Proxy Type from the available options:
  • None - Sends the User name and optional Password for the FTP server as entered in the FTP window
  • Send command USER - Sends the User name and optional Password defined in the proxy settings, followed immediately by the User name and optional Password for the FTP server.
  • Send command SITE - Sends the User name and optional Password defined in the proxy settings, the SITE command with the Host value, and the User name and optional Password for the FTP site.
  • Send command OPEN - Sends the User name and optional Password defined in the proxy settings, sends the OPEN command with the Host value, and the User name and optional Password for the FTP site.
  • USER user@firewalluser@hostname / PASS pass@firewallpass - Sends the command USER user@proxyuser@host, then the command PASS pwd@proxypwd, or optionally PASS pwd.
  • Transparent - Sends the User name and optional Password defined in the proxy settings, followed immediately by the FTP server User name and optional Password.
  • Enter the name or IP address for the proxy server (firewall) in the Host name or IP field.
  • Enter the port number in the Host Port field.
  • Enter the user name and password needed for this proxy connection in the User name and Password fields.
  • Press OK and then t est the connection.