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Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

NOTE: GoogleDrive destination is deprecated, Please use GoogleDriveV2 destination

Jetbackup supports remote Google Drive backups.

Step 1 – Configure Google Drive API

Click this link: https://console.developers.google.com/iam-admin/projects and use your Google username and password to login:

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Click “GENERATE PROJECT” button:

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Write your project name and click the “CREATE” button. at the bottom of the page you’ll see:

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

After creating the project, use the search box at:

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

In order to look up the term: “Google Drive API”, as shown here:

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Under NAME, click “Google Drive API” and the following page will appear:

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Click “ENABLE” as demonstrated above:

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

After enabling, you’ll see the following page. Click the drawer icon left to Google APIs logo:

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Click “IAM & Admin”:

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Click “Service Accounts”:

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Click “CREATE SERVICE ACCOUNT”:

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

  1. Write you service account name.
  2. Specify “Project Owner” as role.
  3. Click the box left to “Furnish a new private key”
Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

The key type should be “JSON”. Click “CREATE”:

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Save the JSON file to your PC and then click “CLOSE”:

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

 

Step 2 – Create a backup destination

At your WHM panel, click “JetBackup” (under “Plugins”) on the left column. Then click “Backup Destination” on JetBackup’s left column:

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

On Backup Destination page, click “Add new Destination” button:

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

At the following page which is:

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

  1. Specify “Type” as “GoogleDrive”.
  2. Write a name for your destination.
  3. Check “Compressed Full Backup Files” and “Uncompressed Full Backup Files” at “Choose Indexing Type”.
  4. Open your previously downloaded JSON file with Notepad, copy the content and paste it in “Private Key Contents” text area.

Click Create new destination. The result should be the following announcement:

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

If resulting in error, you should check the integrity of you JSON key file.

Step 3 – Create a backup job

As demonstrated in the previous screen shot, click “Backup Jobs” and at the Backup Jobs page, click the “Add new job” button:

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

The resulting page is:

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

  1. Write you job’s name.
  2. Specify the destination which you’ve created earlier.

At the bottom, click the “Create new Job” button. The result should be the following announcement:

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Optional:

1. Validate your backup destination:

At the Backup Destination page you should see a sync-icon left to the destination name. Click it – if the destination is valid, than the icon should change to a V sign:

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

2. Manually run your backup job:

At the backup jobs page, click the play-icon in your desired job:

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

Google Drive cPanel Backup Destination

This will trigger a cron-job which will run you backup job. The cron-job itself runs every 1 minute, so the backup job will start within maximum 1 minute.