Category: Developer

BackupAssist update now utilizes 4096 bit encryption keys in Offsite Backups

Here at BackupAssist, our developers are dedicated to always staying current with evolving technology. That’s how we ensure your peace of mind that the systems and data you depend on are properly protected.  A great […]

iSCSI Backup and Recovery with BackupAssist Webinar

In this new video presentation BackupAssist’s Senior Developer Jason Schultz runs through the new features in BackupAssist v6.4.0 and gives an overview on iSCSI as a backup destination, Disaster Recovery and performing a recovery with RecoverAssist. […]

Windows Server Backup – Bare metal restore off iSCSI

Hi All, On Tuesday, I think we performed a world’s first operation on our test environments… a bare metal restore from a backup on iSCSI target, from the Windows Recovery Environment. The problem is that […]

Website availability

Dear BackupAssist customers, To prepare for the launch of BackupAssist version 6, our website will be unavailable for 7 hours in the time zones below: (US EST) 8th September 2010 from 8:00pm-3:00am (AUS EST) 9th September […]

Unattended upgrade script – BETA

Hi all, How do you upgrade a BackupAssist installation? Well, up until now, the answer has been: manually. But one of our Aussie helpdesk team, Aaron, has done a great job in writing a VB […]

Using BackupAssist for Rsync with Amazon S3

A new feature in version 5.2.5 of BackupAssist is support for backing up to an Amazon S3 bucket via the service provided by To set this up you will need a copy of BackupAssist […]