Understand better what Dropbox backups stand for and the ways to activate them from your web hosting account.
Dropbox is a file storage service, that enables you to store any type of data. The files are synchronized between all computer systems in which the Dropbox application is installed and you are able to access them through any device, including a smartphone. Unlike an Internet hosting service where the files are executed and an html file, for instance, will display as an actual site with text and images on it, in Dropbox you shall see the content as a list of folders and files. If you have an account with them or start a new one, you'll be able to take advantage of our 100 % free service and you can link a web hosting account on our end with the Dropbox account so that our system can make regular backups there. In this way you could have a copy of your information on our hosting servers, on their servers and also on your PC and you'll be able to access it from any device provided the Dropbox app is installed, which will give you more protection in case something happens with your info, like an accidental deletion, for example.
Dropbox Backups in Cloud Hosting
You can use Dropbox for backups regardless of the cloud hosting package
that you select when you sign up and the function shall be available within the Hepsia CP included with all accounts. Linking one or even many Dropbox accounts takes simply a few mouse clicks and the moment the connection with our system is set up, you could choose if all of your data shall be backed up there or just specific websites and databases. This depends upon the size of the content which you have on our end and what amount of space you have in your Dropbox account. The number of backups that you may have ranges from 3 to 14 and our system will make a new one each day, so you will have a copy of your data for up to fourteen days back and you will be able to access them on your PC as regular folders and files. You will be able to change the sites or the number of backups anytime. This functionality is an outstanding addition to the backups which we'll keep of your entire content four times daily. In case you no longer want your Dropbox account to be linked to our system, you'll be able to remove it with a mouse click inside your CP.
Dropbox Backups in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You will be able to make use of the Dropbox backups with each semi-dedicated hosting packages
which we provide and linking the 2 accounts is quite easy. Our sophisticated Hepsia hosting Control Panel will enable you to customize the process, so that you could choose how many copies of your content will be kept on the Dropbox servers and if everything shall be backed up or only particular sites and databases. Either option can be changed at any time and the maximum daily backups which you can have at one time is fourteen assuming that you have sufficient free space on their end. This feature is extremely useful in the event that you would like to have a copy of your Internet sites on your computer because the synchronization with the Dropbox servers is automatic and you will not have to download anything by hand. We also generate backups four times a day of all your content and this feature simply adds more security to any valuable information which you have in your semi-dedicated server account.
Dropbox Backups in Dedicated Hosting
You can easily link a Dropbox account to any one of our Linux dedicated servers hosting packages
provided you obtain it with the in-house built Hepsia CP. The setup is really easy and takes only a couple of mouse clicks, and so you could have a copy of your content both on the Dropbox servers and on your PC the same exact day you link the 2 accounts. If you don't have plenty of space in Dropbox or you have lots of content on the dedicated server and you do not require all of it, you could choose individual domain or subdomain folders and databases to be backed up and even what amount of copies to be saved at a time. Our system is quite flexible, and so you can change the sites and the number of daily backups whenever you want. The Dropbox account can be disconnected anytime, thus if you no longer wish to use the service or you have decided to use our in-house backup service in addition to all other administration tasks we offer with our Managed Services upgrade, you can deactivate this feature with just a mouse click.