How to setup Dropbox with Freedom's Backups Tool

Apr 23, 2015 3:54 pm

Follow these steps to get your Freedom Website configured to use Dropbox to store backups.

NOTE: When the site is configured with Dropbox the Backups module will store 3 backups locally, and will push any additional site backups to Dropbox at 2:00 AM nightly.

Step (1): Green > Backups > Setup
First you will need to setup Dropbox Account to connect to your Freedom Website.

>> Go to Green > Backups > Setup and click on the link that says, "Click here to authenticate with Dropbox. This will bring up a Pop-up to login into your Dropbox Account

>> Login into your Dropbox Account you want to configure with Freedom.

>> Once you have Logged in click on the Allow Button

>> Now Copy the Dropbox API Key Provided on the next page.

Step (2): Saving your Dropbox API Key

>> Go to Green > Backups > Setup > and paste in the API Key you just copied > Click the Apply Button

Step (3): Transferring a Backup to Dropbox
The Backups module will store 3 backups locally, and will push any additional site backups to Dropbox at 2:00 AM nightly.

>> Go to > Green > Backups > Create a New Backup > Select the Backup You want to Move > Click on the Move to Dropbox Button