Signing up for Amazon Glacier and CloudBerry Backup is a two-step process. First, you should create an Amazon account. Second, you have to connect it with CloudBerry Backup. If you ever bought a book or any other goods on amazon.com you should have that account already and you can skip the first step and move to the second.
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STEP 1. Create Amazon AWS account
Go to http://aws.amazon.com/ website and click the link at the top right corner of the screen.
This will take you to the next screen, where you can create a new account or use your existing Amazon account.
- Access Key ID
- Secret Access Key
STEP 2. Obtain CloudBerry Backup
Go to https://www.cloudberrylab.com/backup/windows/amazon-s3.aspx and click Download Free Trial.
Now you have to tell CloudBerry Backup your AWS account. Run CloudBerry Backup and click Backup Wizard button on the toolbar as shown on the screen.
How to get Access Identifiers
Access and Secret keys are also known as Access Identifiers and you can think of them as of your username and password. To get them to go to the http://aws.amazon.com/ website and sign up for your account. Then choose “Security Credentials” option on the menu panel to the left.
I don’t have a vault, so what?
For this particular case, we have an option.
Note: you can always change your account settings later in the Files| Amazon Glacier Account tab.
Now just go through the rest of the Wizard steps and create your backup plan.
Data Restore from Amazon Glacier
Amazon Glacier, a secure, reliable and low-cost storage service designed for data archiving and backup. In order to keep costs low, Amazon Glacier is optimized for data that is infrequently accessed. It can take up to 6 hours to get your data back from the storage.
CloudBerry Backup is available in Desktop Edition that costs $29.99, Server Edition that costs $79.99 and Enterprise Edition that costs $299.99 for a single license. CloudBerry Backup for MS SQL Server license is available for $149.99 and CloudBerry Backup for MS Exchange Server that costs $229.99 per license. Volume discounts are available.