Getting Started

This is a short instruction describing how to start creating backups for your GitHub repositories.


Follow these simple steps below to start using Cloudback.

Step 1: Set up a new plan from the GitHub Marketplace

  • Open Cloudback’s page on the GitHub Marketplace by clicking on the following link
  • Click on the Set up a plan button.

Cloudback application on GitHub Marketplace

  • In the Pricing and Setup section select the account for which the Cloudback application will be installed and then click on the Install it for free button

Pricing and setup of Cloudback application

  • Review your order to make sure you’ve selected the correct plan and account. After that click on the Complete order and begin installation

order review

You will be redirected to the Cloudback application installation page.

Step 2: Install GitHub application

  • On the Cloudback installation page, select the repositories you want to backup by providing Cloudback the access to them
  • Click on the Install button

installing Cloudback from GitHub Marketplace

  • Wait until you will be redirected to authorization page. Click on the Authorize Cloudback button

review Cloudback permissions and authorize application

  • You then will be redirected to the Cloudback Dashboard

redirecting to Cloudback dashboard

Step 3: Complete installation on Cloudback Dashboard

  • On the Cloudback Dashboard page review the default settings that will be used for creating repository backups
  • Accept the Cloudback’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy by clicking on the corresponding checkboxes
  • Click on the Next step: select repositories button

Cloudback dashboard

  • Enable the repositories you want to backup. Please note that you can’t enable more repositories than you have purchased earlier

Start protecting your GitHub repositories with Cloudback

  • Click on the Start backuping! button.

That’s it, you now have completed the installation

Cloudback dashboard after the installation is complete