How to Connect Computer to SqlBak

After you have passed the registration process, it’s time to connect your server to SqlBak. The SqlBak app can be installed on the following Operating Systems:

  • Windows
  • Linux (Debian, Ubuntu, RHEL, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Fedora)

Just follow these simple steps to set it up.

SqlBak on Windows

  • Download and Install SqlBak App

Go to the “Windows” tab at the “Download” page and click on the “Download the SqlBak app” link to download the latest available release. After the download process is completed, install the SqlBak app.

  • Enter your Secret Key

Copy and paste the secret key into the “Secret key” box. Then click “Connect to SqlBak.com account” to connect the SqlBak app with your server.

  • Connect to DBMS

Run SqlBak App and click on the “Add” button. Choose the needed DBMS from the drop-down list, for example, it is Microsoft SQL Server (local). In the opened window specify your Server name, User name, Password, and Authentication method. Press “Test” to check the connection and “Save & Close” to apply all settings.

That is all. Refresh your Dashboard page and create a backup job!

SqlBak on Linux

You can install SqlBak in automatic mode using a bash script. This will add the SqlBak app package to the repository. Install and connect the application to SqlBak.com. The script can be downloaded and run via the following command.

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curl -sSL https://sqlbak.com/download/linux/latest| sudo bash -s <your_secret_key>

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Where <your_secret_key> is a 36-character key you see on the download page when you are logged in.

Your secret key can be found at the bottom of the page. If you prefer to install SqlBak on your server via the package manager, then please go to the “Download” page, click on the Linux tab and choose the distribution you use. The required steps will be displayed.

Below, you can find a short tutorial on how to connect a server to SqlBak for each distribution.

  • Debian/Ubuntu

Follow these steps to set the SqlBak app on Debian/Ubuntu:

  1. Add SqlBak’s GPG key
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    sudo wget -O - https://sqlbak.com/deb/key/deb.gpg.key | sudo apt-key add -
    sudo sh -c 'echo "deb [arch=amd64] https://sqlbak.com/deb stable main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/sqlbak.list'

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  2. pdate the package list
    sudo apt-get update
  3. Install the app
    sudo apt-get install sqlbak
  4. Register the server
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    sudo sqlbak -r -k 4da49488-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-261f191b3873 [-n <desired_server_name>]

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  • RHEL/CentOS

By the following steps, you can install SqlBak on RHEL/CentOS

  1. Add SqlBak’s GPG key
    sudo sh -c 'echo "
    [sqlbakrepo]
    name=Sqlbak Repository
    baseurl=https://sqlbak.com/rpm
    enabled=1
    gpgcheck=0" >> /etc/yum.repos.d/sqlbak.repo'
  2. Install the app
    sudo yum install sqlbak
  3. Register the server
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    sudo sqlbak -r -k 4da49488-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-261f191b3873 [-n <desired_server_name>]

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  • OpenSUSE

The following steps allow you to install SqlBak app on OpenSUSE

  1. Add SqlBak’s GPG key
    sudo sh -c 'echo "
    [sqlbakrepo]
    name=Sqlbak-Repository
    baseurl=https://sqlbak.com/rpm
    enabled=1
    gpgcheck=0" >> /etc/zypp/repos.d/sqlbak.repo'
  2. Update the package lists
    sudo zypper update
  3. Install the app
    sudo zypper install sqlbak
  4. Register the server
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    sudo sqlbak -r -k 4da49488-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-261f191b3873 [-n <desired_server_name>]

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  • Fedora

  1. Add SqlBak’s GPG key
    sudo sh -c 'echo "
    [sqlbakrepo]
    name=Sqlbak Repository
    baseurl=https://sqlbak.com/rpm
    enabled=1
    gpgcheck=0" >> /etc/yum.repos.d/sqlbak.repo'
  2. Update the package lists
    sudo dnf update
  3. Install the app
    sudo dnf install sqlbak
  4. Register the server
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    sudo sqlbak -r -k 4da49488-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-261f191b3873 [-n <desired_server_name>]

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