Website Backup in the Cloud
Monitor Daily for Changes
Full Website Restores
Secure your website in just a few minutes.
CodeGuard’s cloud backup lets you recover your website data instantly. All websites – large & small – run the risk of crashes and data loss. CodeGuard’s cloud backup lets you recover your website data instantly.
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Why I need CodeGuard for my Website?
Monitor Daily for Changes
During monitoring if CodeGuard detects a change, your Customers are sent a ChangeAlert email notifying them of what was added, modified, or deleted and on which date and time. CodeGuard is inspired by problems faced by small business owners. Technology angel investors and venture capitalists funded CodeGuard in the early stages and the company is now profitably growing – so there is no need to worry about your customers backups going anywhere!
Restore your Website from any Point
Your Customers can restore their website or database to any previous backup version. They can download a zip of the contents at any time, choose an automatic restore, or restore individual files and folders. Backups are stored on Amazon Web Services Simple Storage System, known as S3. S3 boasts of object durability levels of 99.999999999%, achieved by storing redundant copies of data across multiple geographies and facilities. S3 is not the cheapest alternative for data storage, but it is one of the most reliable.
Backup Again & Again
If CodeGuard monitoring process detects any changes to the website source code, the files that changed or were added are transmitted to the CodeGuard repository. If any files are deleted, a record of the deletions is also transmitted to the repository. For deletions, those files are removed from the repository; additions are added and changed or overwritten to form a new version of the backup, which is shown within the user’s dashboard.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is CodeGuard?
Code Guard is a service that provides an automatic website / database backup solution. It monitors your website / database regularly. If any changes are detected, it will notify you about the changes and backup your website / database. It also allows you to restore your website / database to a previous version.
How does CodeGuard connect to my website?
If your website is hosted on IT Karobar – India’s Linux servers, use the SFTP option. Also, you must use the default FTP user that comes with your cPanel account. You cannot connect to Code Guard using any other FTP user. For IT Karobar- India’s Windows servers, use the FTP option.
In case of other hosting providers, you can choose either the FTP or SFTP option, based on your service provider’s settings.
Wouldn’t the hosting provider’s backup suffice?
Hosting companies tend to keep your backups in the same place as your primary files. In case of any eventuality, along with your primary files, your backups too will be affected. Code Guard provides safe, offsite backup that is 100% independent from your hosting provider.
Moreover, hosting companies provide you only the latest backup. Code Guard follows a versioning system and allows you to restore a backup of an earlier date as well.
After I add a website, how do I change what files are backed up?
After you add a website, any new files or directories that you add to your site will automatically backed up. Code Guard will only exclude files and directories that you don’t select when adding your website. If you need to change how your website is backed up, you need to delete and re-add your website. However, this should be handled with care as you will lose your backups. This option is only recommended if you have just added your website.
What types of database are supported for backup?
Code Guard only supports MySQL database.
What database user permissions are needed to backup and restore?
The database user that you specify in Code Guard must have the appropriate permissions granted. It is recommended that the user has the permissions for both backup and restore actions:
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- Show Databases
How does Code Guard store data? Is it encrypted?
Code Guard uses Amazon Web Service’s Simple Storage Service (S3) to house website and database backup data. All customer backup data is encrypted using an AES-256 bit key.
How long are the backups stored in the Code Guard account?
By default, only 90 days of backups are stored. You can choose to retain all backups, from the Backup Retention Settings section in the ACCOUNT SETTINGS view. You can navigate to this view through the SETTINGS -> ACCOUNT menu, within your Code Guard account.