To store backups on remote servers, Plesk users should specify settings of a remote storage. The settings include communication protocol between Plesk and the storage, storage host, port or other parameters.

Remote storage settings are presented by the settings node. Data type: BackupRemoteStorage (backup.xsd). It has the following graphical representation:

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  • The protocol node is required. It specifies the protocol name. Data type: string.
  • The host node is optional. It specifies the hostname of a storage. Data type: string.
  • The port node is optional. It specifies the port of the storage. Data type: integer.
  • The directory node is optional. It specifies the directory that stores backups. Data type: string.
  • The login node is optional. It specifies the login to the storage. Data type: string.
  • The password node is optional. It specifies the password to the storage. Data type: string.
  • The passive-mode node is optional. It specifies whether to use passive FTP mode. Data type: boolean. Default value: false.

Note: The nodes except for the protocol stay blank until user specifies the settings.