This guide will help you backup your WordPress website with IDrive® e2 via WordPress backup plug-in UpdraftPlus. Follow these instructions to configure UpdraftPlus WordPress Backup Plugin with IDrive® e2 for using it as an object storage solution for your WordPress website data. In the below example IDrive® e2's Chicago storage region is used.

To install UpdraftPlus WordPress Backup Plugin,

  1. Navigate to your WordPress dashboard.
  2. In the sidebar, click Plugins -> Add New.
  3. Search UpdraftPlus WordPress Backup Plugin.
  4. Click 'Install Now' and Activate the plugin.

To configure UpdraftPlus WordPress Backup Plugin with IDrive® e2,

  1. Click Installed Plugins. A list of all your installed plugins will appear.
  2. Search UpdraftPlus WordPress Backup Plugin.
  3. Click Settings on the UpdraftPlus plugin dashboard.
  4. Configure the following backup settings as in the image:
    • Choose your remote storage as S3-Compatible (Generic).
    • Enter S3 Access key and Secret key. Know how you can get these values from the IDrive® e2 account.
    • Enter S3 location. It will be the already created S3 Bucket name where you want to store your backups. Bucket name should follow AWS S3 bucket naming conventions.
    • Specify S3-endpoint as Use the endpoint for the region where the bucket is located. Know more.
    • Select Bucket access style as Path style.

Note: Data restoration is handled by your specific backup solution provider and is affected by multiple variables that are unique to your environment. For application-related enquiries/support, it is strongly recommended you seek guidance from the technical team of your backup solution provider.