Integrate BackupAssist with IDrive® e2

BackupAssist provides backup and disaster recovery software solutions for Windows servers. Use BackupAssist with IDrive® e2 hot cloud storage to store data backups from physical and virtual Windows servers. Learn more about BackupAssist.


Before uploading files using BackupAssist, you require:

  1. An active IDrive® e2 account. Sign up here if you do not have one.
  2. A bucket in IDrive® e2. See how to create a bucket.
  3. Valid Access Key ID and Secret Access Key. Learn how to create an access key.
  4. A valid BackupAssist license.

Set up BackupAssist and store your backup

  1. Go to Jobs > Create a New Backup Job.
  2. Select files or folders to backup and click Next.
  3. Select S3 Compatible and click Next.
  4. Set the days and time to schedule a backup to run.
  5. Set up the destination by entering your IDrive® e2 bucket settings:
    1. Enter your IDrive® e2 bucket name.
    2. Enter your S3 endpoint as a Service URL.
    3. Enter your IDrive® e2 Access Key ID as the Access Key.
    4. Enter your IDrive® e2 Access Secret Key as the Secret Key.
    5. Create an encryption password and confirm it.
    6. Click Next.
      Note: Click Check Destination to verify if the bucket is connected to BackupAssist.
  6. Enter the backup job's Name and Description and click Next.
  7. Select the added job and click Run.

    Note: You can create a schedule for the added job to run future backups.

Note: Data restoration is handled by your specific backup solution provider and is affected by multiple variables that are unique to your environment. For application-related enquiries/support, it is strongly recommended you seek guidance from the technical team of your backup solution provider.