Customize the backup connection

DataAlign

Method 1: From the DataAlign software

  1. Right-click DataAlign agent (icon) in the system tray → Open Dashboard.
  2. Click on Settings.
  3. Select the Connection option from the left side menu.
  4. Select the type of the connection you prefer DataAlign to use when uploading the data. There will be three options there, and you can select more than one of them:
    • Wired connection (LAN).
    • Wireless connection (WiFi): You can also create a WiFi Safelist, to specify which WiFi connection DataAlign can use in case you have multiple WiFi connections.
    • Mobile connection (PPP, 3G, 4G, etc.).
  5. Enable the Use SSL option if you prefer to
  6. Click the Save icon.

Method 2: From the DataAlign website

This method applies when you are using a policy to control the backup.

  1. Sign into your DataAlign online account.
  2. Refer to the Policies tab.
  3. Click on the Edit button next to the policy name you wish to edit, or create a new policy.
  4. Under the Settings tab, and from the General Settings section, select the type of the connection you prefer DataAlign to use when uploading the data, from under the Only allow DataAlign to upload on option. There will be three options there, and you can select more than one of them:
    • Wired connection (LAN).
    • Wireless connection (WiFi): You can also create a WiFi Safelist, to specify which WiFi connection DataAlign can use in case you have multiple WiFi connections.
    • 3G connection (PPP).
  5. Click the Save button to save changes.

DataAlign Cloud Backup

Method 1: From the DataAlign Cloud Backup software

  1. Right-click DataAlign Cloud Backup agent (icon) in the system tray → Open Dashboard.
  2. Click on Settings.
  3. Select the Connection option from the left side menu.
  4. Select the type of the connection you prefer DataAlign to use when uploading the data. There will be three options there, and you can select more than one of them:
    • Wired connection (LAN).
    • Wireless connection (WiFi): You can also create a WiFi Safelist, to specify which WiFi connection DataAlign can use in case you have multiple WiFi connections.
    • Mobile connection (PPP, 3G, 4G, etc.).
  5. Enable the Use SSL option if you prefer to
  6. Click the Save icon.

Method 2: From the DataAlign Cloud Backup website

This method applies when you are using a policy to control the backup.

  1. Sign into your DataAlign Cloud Backup online account.
  2. Select the Policies option from the left side menu.
  3. Click on the Edit icon (Edit policy icon) next to the policy name you wish to edit, or create a new policy.
  4. Under the Settings tab, and from the General Settings section, select the type of the connection you prefer DataAlign to use when uploading the data, from under the Only allow DataAlign to upload on option. There will be three options there, and you can select more than one of them:
    • Wired connection (LAN).
    • Wireless connection (WiFi): You can also create a WiFi Safelist, to specify which WiFi connection DataAlign can use in case you have multiple WiFi connections.
    • 3G connection (PPP).
  5. Click the Save button to save changes.

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