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    Safely and easily backup your Bitbucket Server

    Safely and easily backup your Bitbucket Server

    Comprehensive back up

    At a glance status

    Easily scripted

    Captures up-to-date copies of your Git repositories, filesystem data and database data.

    Keep your team informed on the status of a back up with the progress page. All visitors during a back up will be automatically forwarded to Bitbucket Server once completed.

    The command-line interface means you can use your favourite task scheduler (e.g. cron, Windows Task Scheduler) to automate backups.

    More details

    The Bitbucket Server Backup Client contains two command-line programs that can be used to backup and restore a Bitbucket Server.

    The backup client generates a full backup of a Bitbucket Server. The command-line tool is easily scriptable and is intended for use in regular, scheduled backups.

    The restore client restores a Bitbucket Server from a backup file. It can restore to a new database if the original database is not available (for instance, in case of a hardware failure).

    The Bitbucket Server Backup Client requires Java 8 or above. Due to a bug in Java, it requires the additional command line option "-noverify" when running on Java 8u11. For more details on the problem, see BSERV-5069.

    You can find more information about the Bitbucket Server Backup Client on the Bitbucket Server data recovery and backups page.

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    by John Reynolds on 2016-04-07
    I've had the backup running since the 3.x version. In fact, with this (and CrashPlan) running, I had forgotten it was even scheduled on my server. Come to find out, it had been chugging along fine for over a year. I just upgraded to the latest version for 4.5.1 use and it took 5 min to read and configure. Did I mention CrashPlan is a great option as belt and suspenders, or periodic VM snapshots?
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    by Sven on 2016-02-12
    Why can't you implement the backup and restore function in the Bitbucket server itself, like Jira, Confluence and Bamboo? There are so many traps, before you make it run and it's absolutely unstable.
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    by Alexander on 2016-01-14
    guys, no install instructions. installed fresh bitbucket 4.3 trying to upload addon it talks that Could not install the file bitbucket-backup-distribution-2.0.2.zip. Check that the file is valid.
    1 out of 1 found this review helpful
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    by Frédéric Esnault on 2015-12-08
    Does not work from Stash 3.0.x. Shit addon, with no documentation, as usual from Atlassian. If you want to migrate data from Stash to Bitbucket server, find your own way, this addon will not help. At all.
    2 out of 2 found this review helpful
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    by Peter Koumantos on 2015-05-13
    Is this plugin still functional/supported? I am having issues installing it on stash-3.0.4 and stash-3.8.1. I have also changed the file from .zip to .jar but I still can't install it.
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    Versions

    Version 3.3.1 Bitbucket Server 4.8.0 - 4.11.2 Released 2016-11-07

    Summary

    Bugfix release

    Details

    • Exclude analytics logs from backups

    Installation

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