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SAdrian (Softland)
Jun 07, 2021

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The S3-compatible API connectivity option for Wasabi Hot Cloud Storage provides a S3-compliant interface for IT professionals to use with their S3-compatible storage applications, gateways, and other platforms.

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How to set up a new Wasabi account

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

  1. Go to https://wasabi.com/sign-up/
  2. Enter your name, email, country, then press Start your free trial
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  3. You need to create a new bucket, to start using Wasabi. Press Create Bucket button.
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  4. Type the bucket name and select the region. Press Create Bucket button.
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  5. Go to "Access Keys" page. Press Create new access key button.
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How to backup to Wasabi

Steps to follow:

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

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2. On the Where do you want to save the backup? page, select Online -> S3 Compatible as backup destination.

3. After selecting S3 Compatible, you need to choose <Custom>. Enter the credentials for Wasabi. Then press Next.

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4. On the What do you want to backup page, add the backup sources. Press Next.

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5. On the Filter the backup sources page, you can set include/exclude filters for backup sources. Then press Next.
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6. On the How do you want to backup page, you can choose the backup type and the encryption.

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7. On the When do you want to backup page, you can set the backup job to automatically run on the specified time and days. Press Next.

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8. On the Personalize your backup job page, enter a name for the backup in the Backup name field.

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9. Press Save -> Save and run

How to restore from Wasabi

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 <Custom>. Configure the Wasabi account.

3. After the Wasabi 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.