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Using WinSCP to schedule backup transfers

How to get your backups safely and securely transferred from your site to your Windows machine.

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  1. SneakyDave
    Compatible XF Versions:
    • 1.0
    • 1.1
    • 1.2
    • 1.3
    • 1.4
    Additional Requirements:
    WinSCP
    http://winscp.net/eng/index.php

    Putty Tools
    http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/download.html
    License:
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    This guide was originally published on http://xenadmins.com

    Many site owners have their site backups stored on their site's server, but don't have an automated way to transfer their backup files to their Windows machine. It's good to have backups, but better to have them, or at least the most recent one, stored somewhere else than...
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    https://xenforo.com/community/resources/solidmean-forumbackup.3605/

    Using Pageant for Authentication
    http://the.earth.li/~sgtatham/putty/0.58/htmldoc/Chapter9.html
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