Offline Activation for CloudBerry Backup & Explorer is Now Easier

If you do not have a possibility to activate your copy of CloudBerry Explorer, CloudBerry Backup online (for example, in case of access restrictions), you can use the offline activation.

Starting from now, you can run CloudBerry Backup or CloudBerry Explorer offline activation via user-friendly graphical user interface or you may continue using command line interface as before.

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How to Use CloudBerry Backup with Google Drive (using Google Account)

CloudBerry Backup now supports your personal Google Drive. Until the latest update CloudBerry Backup could only work with Google Drive via Service Account. Now you can back up to your Google Drive and see those files there.

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Configure CloudBerry Backup with Google Drive account

1. You can set up Google Drive account from the File main menu:

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or you can start the Backup Wizard and select "Google Drive" option.

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2. Make sure you select Your Google Account (Installed Application) authentication type:

and click Sign In button - a pop up window will prompt you to enter a Google account:

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3. Enter your Google account, click Sign in there - you will be prompt to grant access to your Google Drive:

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click Accept. That's it. Your Google Drive account has been defined:

Now you are ready to set up a backup plan. For example, my backup plan succeeded:

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and my Google Drive contains those files (according to the selected backup mode):

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CloudBerry Backup: Understanding Email Notification Report

CloudBerry Lab provides backup solutions with email notification service. Email notification reports make it possible to stay informed about the state of your backup and, thus, have full control over your backup.

This post is intended to give a detailed explanation of terms that are used in the email notification report for the following backup types:

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How to Use CloudBerry Backup with Google Drive (using Service Account)

This post explains how to sign up for Google Drive, find your credentials and use them to connect CloudBerry Backup with your Google Drive storage account.
To start using Google Drive storage you need to have a Google Service Account.

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CloudBerry Backup with AWS IAM Users for Amazon Glacier

CloudBerry Backup and CloudBerry Explorer provide users with an ability to leverage Amazon Identity and Access Management (IAM) service that allows to create multiple users for one AWS account and specify access rights for each user.
Below is a brief guide on how to:

  • Use CloudBerry Explorer to configure multiple users with limited access to Amazon Glacier account
  • Generate individual Access and Secret Keys for each user in CloudBerry Explorer
  • Сonfigure CloudBerry Backup to use AWS IAM user account.

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CloudBerry Explorer for Google Storage: Authenticate Google Drive with Service Account

As always we are trying to stay on top of the new functionality offered by Google Drive team to offer the most compelling Google Drive client on Windows platform.

With the newer release of CloudBerry Explorer for Google Storage we are adding an authentication to Google Drive with your Google service account (OAuth 2.0) which is the new recommended Google authentication and authorization scheme. OAuth 2.0 is an industry standard that Google has adopted across their products, offering many benefits.
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How to set Server Side Encryption with Customer-provided Keys (SSE-C) using CloudBerry S3 Explorer

As always we are adding features that our customers are requesting or newly introduced by cloud storage service providers. This time we decided to add new PowerShell command that will help to set a custom encryption key for Server Side Encryption (SSE-C) provided by Amazon S3.

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