Connecting Backblaze B2 to CloudBerry Online Backup

For an MSP looking to add margin, or for a small to medium business who is cost conscious – connecting Backblaze B2 to CloudBerry Online Backup is the suitable, low cost solution. The following article outlines how to marry the two for a robust, cloud backup solution.

Once the Backblaze B2 Storage Bucket has been created; it needs to be configured and connected into your MBS console. The steps to do this are as follows:

1. Login to your MBS Console.
Note: If you don’t have an MBS console login; sign up to have an account created.

2. On the main menu, click Storage then Storage Accounts from the drop down.

3. On the Storage Accounts page; click on Add Account

4. On the Select Cloud Storage popup, select Backblaze B2.

Connecting Backblaze B2 to CloudBerry

5. Enter the Account Details for the Backblaze B2 Storage bucket.

Display Name
The name of the storage container within MBS. This is what’s displayed when viewing storage within CloudBerry Online Backup as well.

Key ID / Account ID
The Key ID created in the Backblaze Management Console.

Application Key
The Application Key that was created in the Backblaze Management Console.

Connecting Backblaze B2 to CloudBerry

Once all details entered; click Save.

6. Enter the details to Add or Create a new Destination Container.

Display Name
The name of the Backblaze storage within MBS. This is what’s displayed when viewing storage within CloudBerry Online Backup as well.

Create new container
MBS can create a new container if required. Just enter the name of the new container.

Select Existing Container
If there are already buckets within the Backblaze B2 Account; then they will be displayed here and can be selected for use.

Once complete; click Save.

 

7. Assign permissions to the storage account for Online Backup Accounts (users) or companies (groups of users) and click Save.

The Backblaze B2 Storage Account will now be listed under Storage Accounts (as below).

Connecting Backblaze B2 to CloudBerry

When logged into CloudBerry Online Backup as an Online Backup Account with permissions to the storage account; it’ll now be displayed when selecting storage to use within a backup plan.