Encrypted MySQL backups

Learn how to encrypt your MySQL backups.

Weap.io allows you to encrypt your MySQL backups using asymmetric encryption.

1. Generate an encryption key

First of all, you have to generate an encryption key. If you already have an encryption key, you can skip this step. In order to see how to generate an encryption key, check this guide.

2. Enable the encryption

Open the Weap.io dashboard and select the MySQL database you want to encrypt. Once selected, hover the mouse on its name and choose the option Configure backups encryption.

On the modal just opened, check the Enable encryption checkbox and select the encryption key that should be used. As a last step, click the button Enable encryption.

From now on, all the future backups of the selected database will be encrypted with the selected encryption key.