How to create a database source

BackupGuard allows you to manually create a new database source for adding to a custom profile. Either TCP/IP or an SSH tunnel are used to connect to your database server and backup all the necessary tables (Which can be selected during custom profile creation) and incremental backups of the changes can be performed afterwards.

WARNING: Only MySQL is currently supported.

Note: You might need to whitelist our IP address.

If you wish to create a new database source, follow these steps.

Step 1. In the sidebar select Advanced > DB sources.
Step 2. Click the Add new DB source button.

Add new database to backup

Step 3. Enter the required information.
Step 4. Click the Save changes button.

Create database source