Online Documentation for SQL Backup for SQL Server

SMB/CIFS connection settings

Use this tab to edit SMB/CIFS connection parameters.


Options - Cloud connections - Editor - Cifs




Specify the name for the connection. The connection name must be unique among all that were already created.



Specify the local or network folder for storing backup copies. Use the ellipsis EllipsisButton button to browse for directory. By clicking the OpenFolder button you can open the specified directory. Note that a path to a network folder must be specified in the UNC format.


Set the authentication parameters for uploading backup files to the specified directory. Note that the specified user should have sufficient rights to write to the target folder. You can choose CheckBox Windows Authentication or provide User name and Password in the corresponding fields.


Click the Test connection button to check connection to the selected cloud storage.  Select the servers for checking connection in the opened dialog.