Objective

To implement an Offsite Backup solution on the cloud, VPS, hosting using ownCloud.

 

Installing ownCloud

  • Follow instructions on ownCloud to install ownCloud Server

 

Configure ownCloud desktop sync

1. You will be prompted with instruction for desktop app to ownCloud on the first login

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2. Here, the owncloud desktop client sync is installed on Ubuntu

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3. Once connected, you can start putting files into your ownCloud folder to be synced

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Further Reading

10 reasons you should build your own cloud
http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/10things/10-reasons-you-should-build-your-own-cloud/3637