How to Run Image-Based Backup to FTP/SFTP Server

This article refers to CloudBerry Backup 4.3 and later.

We are glad to announce that starting with CloudBerry Backup 4.3, users have the ability to perform image-based backups of the entire operating system to FTP/SFTP servers.

How to Make Image-Based Backup to FTP/SFTP Server with CloudBerry Backup

1. Launch CloudBerry Backup, click Image Based in the upper-left corner and click Add New Account button.

2. Select FTP or SFTP option. In this post, we select SFTP as an example.

3. Specify the required settings in order to establish connection to your SFTP server. Then hit OK to register the SFTP account.

4. Select the new SFTP account from the list of registered accounts and click Next.

Complete the rest of the Backup Wizard steps to create and customize your backup plan!


With CloudBerry software for Windows Server backup, you can easily upload snapshots of the entire operating system including all application data to any FTP/SFTP servers and effortlessly restore it back to your computer. We have also supported some open source FTP alternatives. You can take advantage of CloudBerry Backup 15-day trial version for free!