Learn how to connect your Hetzner account in order to schedule automatic snapshots of your Hetzner Cloud Servers.
In order to start scheduling automated & frequent native snapshots of your Hetzner Cloud Servers, you must connect your Hetzner account.
After connecting the account, Weap.io will automatically import all your Hetzner Cloud Servers and you will be able to choose the ones that should be backed-up, configure the backup frequency and finally the retention policy.
Open your Weap.io dashboard and click the
Provider Backupsbutton located in the top menu. On the page just opened, click the button
Connect cloud account.
In order for Weap.io to be able to create snapshots of your Hetzner Cloud Servers, you must create an API Key. Open the Hetzner Console in a new tab, select your project and click the
Securityitem in the left sidebar. Choose the
API Tokenstab and click the
Generate API Tokenbutton.
Given an intuitive name to key, select the
Read & Writeoption and click the button
Generate API Token.
Once created, the API key will be displayed to you only once. Copy it.
Go back to Weap.io and in the opened modal select the
Hetznerprovider. Type an intuitive name that will help you easily recognize the account later.
Paste the API key generated in the previous step and click the
After clicking the
Savebutton, the list of your connected accounts will be reloaded and the newly connected account will appear.
The last thing you have to do is clicking the button
Synchronize account. By doing that, Weap.io will import all your Hetzner Cloud Servers. If you don't press the button, Weap.io will automatically run the synchronization after some minutes.
Once synchronized, all your Hetzner Cloud Servers will be visible and you will be able to configure the backup frequency, retention or even completely pause the backups for some of them.