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How to restore a backup from Cloudflare R2 using Backup4all

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Feb 10, 2023
Backup4all 9.x
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Cloudflare R2 Storage allows developers to store large amounts of unstructured data without the costly egress bandwidth fees associated with typical cloud storage services.
Follow these steps to restore a backup from Cloudflare R2 using Backup4all:
If you already have the backup job loaded in Backup4all, you can skip the first 5 steps.
  1. Open Backup4all and go to Open->Open from.
    That allows you to open backup catalogs directly from destination.
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  2. Go to S3 Compatible page from the left side. Press Configure S3 Compatible button from the right side.
    Cloudflare R2 can be accessed as an S3 Compatible location.
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  3. Select Cloudflare as S3 Server and enter the settings (Endpoint, Access Key ID, Secret Acceess Key).
    Select the bucket where the backup is located and press OK.
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  4. Press Scan button.
    That will scan the destination for .bkc catalog files.
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  5. Select the .bkc catalog file(s) you want to open and press Open button.
    The backup jobs will then appear in Backup4all.
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  6. Select the backup job you want to restore and press Restore button from toolbar.
    That will open the Restore Wizard.
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  7. Select a restore location and press Finish.
    That will start the restore process.
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