Easy and Secure FTPS Server

Since its first version BackupChain has always included the ability to receive backup files over the internet via its built-in FTPS server. It’s by far the easiest FTPS server and very simple to use. BackupChain includes this FTP server to allow IT Pros to build their own remote backup system with ease and without the […]

Disk Backup Software for Image Backup and Full System Backup

As an all-in-one Windows Server 2016 / 2012 server backup solution and Windows 10 disk backup software for IT professionals, BackupChain offers disk image backup and disk cloning in addition to various other backup methods. Using hard disk backup you can: Backup entire disks (MBR, GPT, basic and dynamic disks) and RAID arrays No reboots […]

Hard Disk Cloning and Drive Copy for Windows Server and 10

BackupChain is an all-in-one PC and server backup software for Windows Server 2016, 2012, and 2008. If you want to track every backup step and want control over how data is being processed, BackupChain is the tool for you. BackupChain does much more than just clone hard disks. We took the concept of version backup […]

Hyper-V Backup for Windows 10 and Windows 8

Lots of IT professionals use Windows 10 or Windows 8 and Hyper-V to run various virtual machines. Naturally the really important VMs you would want backed up often and efficiently, but how exactly is a Windows 10 client Hyper-V backup set up? Below are the steps to set up a virtual machine backup task using […]

Network Backup Software for Windows Server 2016 / 2012 / 2008

If you are looking for a network backup software with file versioning for Windows Server 2016 or older versions, have a look at BackupChain, the most advanced backup versioning tool with over 40,000 users in over 60 countries. Check out the summary and download the full version for a test drive, it only takes a few minutes to start […]

How to Install .Net Framework 2.0 on Windows Server Platforms

This article describes several different ways to install the .NET framework v2.0 on various Windows Server and PC platforms. Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2012 / R2 via the Server Manager Open the Server Manager and click add features. Add the feature ‘.NET v3.5’, which includes .Net v2.0. If the domain policy restricts it […]

Gmail SMTP Configuration for Backup Alerts

If you plan to use a Gmail email account for sending email alerts, the configuration requires two steps. First visit https://www.google.com/settings/security/lesssecureapps and able “less secure apps”. This step is only necessary once: Then enter the Gmail settings in BackupChain’s Log Options tab as follows: SMTP Server: smtp.gmail.com Port: 587 Sender’s email address and User Name: […]

Ubuntu VM Hyper-V Backup and What You Need to Know for Linux Support

In order for Ubuntu virtual machine live Hyper-V backup to work properly, you need to install Hyper-V’s Linux Integration Services. Download the currently latest version 4.1 at https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/virtualization/2016/03/21/linux-integration-services-4-1/   Then run the commands: Sudo apt install hv-kvp-daemon-init linux-tools-virtual-lts-xenial linux-cloud-tools-virtual-lts-xenial   Then reboot the VM.      The ISO and RPM files can be downloaded here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=51612   How […]