Automatic Backups & Retention With Restic

In this video, I’ll show you how to create a backup service that will automatically run backups with Restic. Then I show you how to create a retention policy so that your backups stay lean. Then we look at creating a backup cleaning service that will free up space from older, deleted backup snapshots. Lastly, I show you how to start the automatic backup services when your PC starts.


00:00 Intro
00:21 Creating Backup Service Conf
03:09 Creating The Backup Service
05:53 Running The Backup Service Manually
07:27 Testing The Auto Backup
09:51 Setting Retention Policy
13:02 Creating The Cleaning Service
16:13 Running Backup Service At Startup


Formatting timer file OnCalendar 👉🏾

Restic Download 👉🏾
Restic Website 👉🏾
Restic Documentation 👉🏾
Restic on GitHub 👉🏾
Restic commands 👉🏾

Supported Cloud Services:
Amazon S3 👉🏾
BackBlaze B2 👉🏾
Google Cloud Storage 👉🏾
Microsoft Azure 👉🏾
Wasabi 👉🏾
and many more.

Original article that inspired me to make this video 👉🏾