How to download a backup of your GitHub repository
After Cloudback created a backup of your GitHub repository, you may need to download the backup at some point. For example, the backup can be used if you want to manually restore it by pushing the code back to GitHub or to another Git repository management tool. Also, the backup can be downloaded in case you want to use the metadata somehow, such as labels, issues, comments, and milestones.
To download a backup, click on the backup icon on the repository card:
In the modal window, click on the ‘Download now’ button
Wait for the download to start:
All backup archives are password-protected, so make sure to get the password from the email Cloudback sends when the backup download is started:
Now you can open the backup archive using the password:
Archive content example: