Configuring an FTP Transfer of a Backup

Configure System Backups to automatically transfer the system backup files to another location for storage using File Transfer Protocol (FTP).

  1. Select Set Automatic Backup in the System Backups page.
    The Setup an automatic backup page displays.
  2. Navigate to FTP Backup in the Setup an automatic backup page.

  3. Configure the FTP Backup settings.
    Field Description
    Enable FTP Transfer Select this checkbox to use the FTP configuration.
    Destination host Enter the location where the backup file will be saved.
    Destination Subdirectory Enter the shared resource subdirectory location.
    Username Enter the user name for the login credentials at the chosen backup location.
    Password Enter the password for the login credentials at the chosen backup location.
    File to test FTP transfer Select the name of the backup file to test the FTP transfer capability from the dropdown menu. The file name displays in the following format: extension_master_files –XXDATEXX-database.backup.
  4. Select Test Now in FTP Backup to verify the configuration settings.
  5. Select one of the following to exit the Setup an automatic backup dialog:
    • Select Apply to save and implement the configuration choices.
    • Select Cancel to exit the page without changing the existing configuration.