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emdash™ Upload database backup to Openlink

emdash™ has the capability to upload encrypted Endur and Findur database backups to the Openlink FTP site.  There are three steps required to enable this functionality.

Import emdash™ licence file

This feature is enabled in your emdash™ licence.  If the menu option "FTP Backup File" does not appear under Admin Tolls in the emdash™ side menu please contact CwJ Consulting to obtain an updated emdash™ licence file.

Once the required licence has been obtained import it using the emdash™ web application via the emDash Licence link (see above)

Once imported you should see the Feature "Ftp Backup File To Openlink" in the list of features.

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Create system wide settings

The following system wide settings need to be set up in emdash™

OpenlinkSftpTempFolder e.g. c:\temp - the folder must exist on the emdash™ server and the emdash™ service account must have write access to this folder.
OpenlinkSftpPgpRecipient                   clientencrypt@openlink.com
OpenlinkSftpHostName                       clientftp.olf.com - Openlink FTP host name
OpenlinkSftpUserName                       FTP username supplied to you by Openlink.
OpenlinkSftpPassword                       FTP password supplied to you by Openlink
OpenlinkSftpSShHostKeyFingerprint     ssh-rsa 2048 cd:35:f5:c5:91:c1:39:c6:e9:7e:3c:bb:25:8c:2d:32
OpenlinkSftpTargetFolder                   /From-Customer/

                     

Install PGP on the emdash™ server

The encryption program Gpg4win must be installed on the emdash™ server. Please follow the exact instructions detailed in section 1.5 of the attached document Client_Database_Security.pdf supplied by Openlink.

Important Note:  The steps in the attached document need to be run on the emdash™ server, as the service account that will run the emdash™ services. 

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