How to make a tap-proof backup to FTP over SSL
With Langmeier Backup you can also perform an FTP backup using an optional secure connection to the server, which can be activated independently of the data encryption by the backup software Langmeier Backup. The secure connection to the data backup is established using SSL (not to be confused with sFTP, which connects to the server via SSH - this connection type is not supported by Langmeier Backup).
To have Langmeier Backup communicate with the server via FTP using a secure connection, select the „Secure connection (SSL)“ checkbox in the online backup settings:
The following table shows the different authentication types that Langmeier Backup can use for this
By default, Langmeier Backup uses a value of 5 (atExplicitNormal) for a secure connection. To change this default, do the following:
Press the Windows+R key and in the window that appears run the registry editor Regedit.exe.
Copy the desired value from the above table to the "FTPSAuth" value you create in the Windows registry as follows:
Create a 32bit numeric value named "FTPSAuth" in the Windows registry under the key:
Relatively, if Langmeier Backup is running as a service at:
Relatively, if Langmeier Backup is running as a service on Windows 64 bit at:
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