WordPress Backup Solution

I am looking for a Free Backup Solution for doing a full backups and Restores for my Clients WordPress Websites that is easy to use. I am also looking for a place to store the BU off of their hosting account?


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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
I use BackWPup: https://wordpress.org/plugins/backwpup/

As for the location of the backups: rent some cloud space or use a home NAS. Your choice.

HTH,
Dan
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TinaMBarnardAuthor Commented:
Thank you I will check the plugin out.

AT my office we have 2 NAS'S one is already using port 21 and I am unable to use this one. The other  NAS is available but I can't use port 21 I have to use port 22 SFTP. I have tried lots of backup plugins but was not able to work over Port 22 SFTP????

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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
I don't think it works over SSH.
I don't see the problem with port 21. If you already NAT-ed port 21 to one of your NAS', then forward another port on your router to port 21 of the other NAS.
Then use ftp://ip:port when defining the ftp location.

Here's a guide on port forwarding: http://www.howtogeek.com/66214/how-to-forward-ports-on-your-router/
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TinaMBarnardAuthor Commented:
I might be wrong but I don't think I can add the same port on my firewall exception twice to 2 different internal IP's.

I read through your suggest article but what I understand is I have to change the listening port on one of NAS' to a port other than 21 (since 21 is already being used by a second NAS).

I believe I have 2 choices.
1. Change the Listening port on my NAS and the Sending port on the Backup software
or
2. Get a second Public Static IP from my ISP.

If there is a better way I would love to know how to make it work.

Tina
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
While 1 and 2 would work, you have option 3:
- forward port 1021, for ex, to port 21 on your second NAS. Then any requests to your public IP on port 1021 would go to port 21 on the private IP of the second NAS

On the backup software side, where you put the ftp address or IP you would simply use:
ftp://publicip:1021
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