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use spaces for backup with rsync

is it possible to use spaces for backup droplets with rsync


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I realize this is an older post. I’ve been using rclone for rsync type activities with Spaces. Works with S3-compatible object stores and you can configure Spaces as an alternative provider.

Hello,

As the Spaces are object storages, I would suggest using a tool like s3cmd. Here’s how you could set it up:

https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/spaces/resources/s3cmd/

And then once you have it configured, you could take a look at this article on how to use it:

https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/spaces/resources/s3cmd-usage/

As a side note, for backups, I would also recommend just enabling the droplet backups provided by DigitalOcean.

Hope that this helps! Regards, Bobby