restic with MinIO Server
restic is a fast, efficient and secure backup tool. It is an open source project available under
BSD 2-Clause License.
In this recipe we will learn how to use
restic to backup data into MinIO Server.
Install MinIO Server from here.
Install restic from https://restic.github.io.
Set MinIO credentials in the environment variables as shown below.
export AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID=<YOUR-ACCESS-KEY-ID> export AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY= <YOUR-SECRET-ACCESS-KEY>
restic and point it to the bucket where the backup data will reside.
./restic -r s3:http://localhost:9000/resticbucket init
Copy backups from the local machine to the bucket on MinIO server.
./restic -r s3:http://localhost:9000/resticbucket backup /home/minio/workdir/Docs/ enter password for repository: scan [/home/minio/workdir/Docs] scanned 2 directories, 6 files in 0:00 [0:00] 100.00% 0B/s 8.045 KiB / 8.045 KiB 6 / 8 items 0 errors ETA 0:00 duration: 0:00, 0.06MiB/s snapshot 85a9731a saved