Setting up Remote Backups

June 18th, 2020


iDrive is a excellent remote backup service you can use to set up automatic remote backups of your Mango data and configuration. iDrive automatically tracks 10 versions of each file so besides a disaster recovery it can be a great way to roll back your configuration or database if needed.

Your MangoGT contains all the software to interface with iDrive just follow these instructions to configure it:

  1. Get an iDrive business account at www.idrive.com

  2. Connect to the MangoGT over SSH

Use the following commands to configure

cd /opt/Idrive_ARM

sudo nano CONFIGURATION_FILE

edit the following lines:

USERNAME =

PASSWORD =

EMAILADDRESS =

#Set a top level folder name in the Idrive cloud to back up files into
BACKUPLOCATION = 

ctrl + x to save and quit

sudo ./login.pl

wait for success message. Note that if you logout, you’ll need to supply the password in the CONFIGURATION_FILE again.

sudo ./Scheduler_Script.pl

Follow the prompts in the script.

You are done.

You can run: sudo ./Backup_Script.pl to start the backup now .

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