In this tutorial, we’re explaining how to make a backup of MSSQL with Acronis. Acronis is a backup software, disaster recovery, and secure data access provider to consumers, small-medium businesses, and enterprises. Acronis solutions include physical, virtual, and cloud server backup software, storage management, secure file sharing, and system deployment.
- You should have a VPS, Budget server, or Dedicated Server with MSSQL Server and SQL Server Management Studio installed.
- You will need an Acronis backup cloud subscription from Snel.
- You need to be logged in to the remote server using RDP. Learn how to connect to your server via RDP on Windows 10 or macOS.
- For sake of convenience, install Google Chrome on Windows server using Powershell as we will need to login to Acronis backup cloud from the server.
Step 1: Log into Acronis
https://cloud.acronis.com/login and log in.
Step 2: Backup MSSQL
All devices, then click on the VM with your right mouse button. Then choose
First, make sure
Encryption is on. You can do that by clicking the slide bar, then insert your password and click on
After that, click on the
Application backup bar.
This window will pop up. Select
Yes by Microsft SQL Server. Then click on
Next, we’re going to create the protection plan. Do that by clicking
When done there will pop up a message saying
New protection plan has been created and applied.
Congratulations, you successfully made a backup of MSSQL in Acronis.