Alibaba Cloud

Steps to connect your Alibaba Cloud Object Storage Service (OSS) to SimpleBackups

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If you are looking to connect your Alibaba Cloud Object Storage Service (OSS) to SimpleBackups, follow these steps:

Storage Policy Setup

  1. Log in to your Alibaba Cloud account and navigate to the Alibaba Cloud console.
  1. In the console, go to the Object Storage Service (OSS) dashboard and click on the bucket you want to connect with SimpleBackups.
  1. Click on the ‘Access Control’ tab and select the ‘Bucket Policy’ option from the left-hand menu.
  1. In the ‘Bucket Policy’ tab, add the following policy:
  "Version": "1",
  "Statement": [
      "Effect": "Allow",
      "Principal": {
        "AWS": "arn:aws:iam::YOUR_AWS_ACCOUNT_ID:root"
      "Action": [
      "Resource": [
  1. Make sure to replace YOUR_BUCKET_NAME with the name of your Alibaba Cloud bucket. Once you have added the policy, click on the ‘Save’ button.

Add to SimpleBackups

  1. Now, go to your SimpleBackups storage page and click on Connect Storage +
  1. Select S3-Compatible Storage from the list of available options
  1. Enter the required details, including your Access Key, Secret Key, and Bucket Name
  1. Enter the Region of your bucket
  1. Enter your Endpoint (you can refer to - copy the Public endpoint value
  1. Click on the Validate button to ensure that the connection is successful.
  1. If the connection is successful, click on the Save Storage button to complete the process.

That’s it! Your Alibaba Cloud storage is now connected to SimpleBackups, and you can use it to store your backups.

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Last updated on May 12, 2023