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You can use Zapier to run your backups every hour using the Backup Trigger URLoption.

Creating an hourly backup using Zapier:

Step 1. Log in to your Zapier account and create a new Zap.

Step 2. Choose the “Schedule” trigger as shown below:

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Step 3. Choose “Every Hour”, if you can’t see it click “Show less common options”.

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Step 4.
 Click “Add a Step” or Action as shown.

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Step 5. Search for the “Webhooks by Zapier” action as shown and click it:

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Step 6. Choose the “GET” option shown then click “Save + Continue”.

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Step 7. In the URL field, paste the Backup Trigger URL from your SimpleBackups account. Then scroll to the bottom and click “Save + Continue”.

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Step 8. Once you reach this step, you should see your Backup Trigger URL listed next to “URL:” – now scroll and click “Send Test To Webhooks by Zapier” and that will trigger a backup test run.

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Step 9. On this screen after Zapier test running your backup, click “Finish”. Note that in the “message” area we see a successful response form SimpleBackups that confirms your backup was dispatched.

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Step 10. Finally, don’t forget to turn your Zap (integration) on. You can do so by clicking the button below.

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Reach out to us if you find that feature useful, want to suggest another use case or need any help setting it up!


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Last Updated On January 08, 2019