Borg Backup

Last modified by Jonas Jelten on 2024/02/09 16:07

Borg is used for creating encrypted, compressed and deduplicated backups of your data.

Data is encrypted on your client and stored on our server via SSH.

Official documentation:

Getting Storage Space

Write to including the following infos:

  • Name of the backup repository (your device name, project name, ...)
  • Amount of storage space
  • Your SSH public key used for accessing the repo


URL for the ITO Borg Backup service:

There's multiple clients that can store data in a borg repo:

  • Borg itself
  • GUI clients
  • Command line
    • Borgmatic supports automated backups, incl database dumps
    • sftbackup for automated periodic backups with btrfs snapshot support