luckycloud S3

Highly available and scalable object storage.

luckycloud S3 Backup & Sync consolidates backup, restore and synchronization functions into one SaaS offering.

With an S3 storage, companies or even individuals rely on an object storage that helps you to securely store large amounts of data in a scalable environment. At the same time, the storage can be expanded almost indefinitely due to on-demand cloud resources. In addition, S3 storage is particularly reliable because the services are distributed across multiple data centers.


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Typical use cases

  • Backup and protection of all common data storage and data archiving systems.
  • Intelligent data provisioning for disaster recovery from (NAS) servers
  • Secure synchronization between multiple servers
  • Capture of IoT sensor data
  • Permanent storage for stateless computing
  • Training and production data for machine learning

What's special about luckycloud S3 Backup & Sync

Intelligent Data Reduction
  • You can filter files by format, size, and creation date to ensure that only specific files are stored on the NAS or in luckycloud.
Faster data transfer
  • There are flexible settings for simultaneous file processing and multithreading data transfer by splitting large files into smaller parts, which significantly increases the data transfer speed for more work efficiency.
Improved Encryption
  • luckycloud S3 Backup & Sync supports client-side encryption, SSL connection and server-side luckycloud S3 encryption. This keeps your data protected during file transfer and when stored in public cloud storage.

How do I create a luckycloud S3 account?

To get started, you first need a luckycloud S3 account. You can find out how to create one in this article.

  1. go to our website.
  2. click the button "14 days free trial ".
  3. go to "luckycloud S3" in the tab of the newly opened window.
  4. enter your e-mail address
  5. click on "Check availability ".
  6. create a secure password for yourself
  7. after reading and accepting the terms and conditions you will land in the customer dashboard.
  8. we have sent you a link to your email address. Please click on the link to confirm your email address for future password recoveries.

Obtain S3 server credentials

In order for you to access the S3 servers, they still need your credentials. You can get them as follows.

  1. in your "Dashboard " go to the subitem "S3-Manager ".
  2. there you will find on the left side a green padlock.
  3. with a mouse click a window will open.
  4. enter your e-mail address here.
  5. you will receive a mail in which you will find the "Acces- and Secret key ".

Set up NAS Backup with QNAP

The following article explains how to set up backup from your NAS system in our S3 servers.

Backups in QNAP with HBS 3 Hybrid Backup Sync

Installation and Setup

  1. Download "HBS 3 Hybrid Backup Sync " from the "App Center ". Navigate to "Backup & Restore " and click "Backup Now ". 3. Select "New Backup Job " from the menu. 4.
  2. in "Create a backup job " first select the folder (double click) you want to backup to the S3 cloud
  3. click on "Next " at the bottom right.
  4. search for "luckycloud S3" via the "Filter " option in the upper left corner
  5. confirm your selection with a left click on the "luckycloud icon ".
  6. enter "Access- and Secret-Key " in the new opened window

Create and set up a bucket

The next step requires us to create a "Bucket " where we will secure our data afterwards.

  1. click "+ New Bucket ".
  2. give your bucket a name. (The name MUST be unique, so you may be asked to enter a new name).
  3. go to "Select " at the bottom right.
  4. in the new field click on the created bucket to confirm the settings. (If you can see a line with the path of the bucket in the lower part of the window, the setting is correct and you can click "OK "). Finally, you can change the "Order name ", but this is not a mandatory step to complete this part of the setup.

Alternatively, you can also create a bucket in your "luckycloud dashboard ".

  1. go to the subitem "S3-Manager "
  2. right click on "Add S3 Bucket "
  3. Select the newly created bucket from the Dropdown menu in the HBS 3 window.

Backup interval

You can customize how often your data is synchronized from your NAS server to the S3 bucket.

  1. in "Schedule " put a dot at "Scheduler "
  2. click on the newly appeared "+" on the right side.
  3. now select from "Periodical "
  4. (recommended) set "Wait-Interval " to 06:00.
  5. confirm the entry at the bottom right with "OK ".

Protect your backup with encryption

A last important step is to encrypt your backup. You can only remove this encryption with an encryption password.

  1. in the tab "Rules " go to "Policies " on the left side.
  2. put a check mark at "Use client-side encryption ".
  3. enter a "Encryption Password ".
  4. with the "Next " button you can see the summary and then you have *Done!**.

Your S3 cloud backup is now set up and backs up your data encrypted every six hours.

Backups to Synology with Cloud Sync

The following article explains how to set up backup from your QNAP NAS to luckycloud S3.

Installation and Setup

  1. install the app "Cloud Sync " from the "Package" folder. Open "Cloud Sync ". 3. In the "Cloud provider " window, select "S3 storage " and confirm by clicking "Next "**. 4.
  2. in the drop-down menu at "S3 server " select "Custom server URL "**.
  3. at server-address enter the address which is included in the mail with the S3-Server access data
  4. change the "Signature version " to "v4".
  5. enter Access - and Secret Key, as you could see in the mail.

Create and link a bucket

The next step requires us to create a "Bucket " into which we will save our data afterwards.

  1. at "Bucket-Name " you can now either: a. Select "Create New Bucket " from the drop down menu and assign a new name. b. In the luckycloud web view under "S3 Manager " click the "Create new bucket " button, give it a name and then enter it in "Cloud Sync ".
  2. confirm with "Next".
  3. in "connection name " you don't have to make any change
  4. in "local path " navigate to the folder which should be uploaded to the S3 storage, mark it with a left click and then press the "select " button
  5. with "Remote paths " you can select a special folder within your S3 bucket, this is purely optional.
  6. "Synchronization Direction " gives you three options: a. "Bidirectional ": Your NAS system can upload changes to your S3 storage and download any new changes from the S3 storage. b. "Download Remote Changes Only ": This makes your NAS server only a receiver of data and does not upload anything to the cloud itself. c. "Upload local changes only ": The NAS system uploads data to the cloud, but does not download anything. Under "Partial size ", we recommend keeping the default 128MB, but there is an option to lower this number if you have a very slow internet connection. 15.
  7. to secure your data additionally, it is important to set a checkmark at "Data encryption ".

Backup interval

You can customize how often your data is synchronized from your NAS server to the S3 bucket.

  1. next click "Schedule Settings ", here you can set up how often your NAS system will backup.

  2. to do this, check "Schedule Settings ". a. If you select "Stop " above, you can check all the time periods when no synchronization should take place. The fields will turn white. b. "Run " will turn blue all the fields where you want your NAS server to synchronize with the cloud. 3.

  3. our recommendation is synchronizations every six hours. As you can see in the screenshot. Synology%20Cloud%20Sync%20Zeitplan

  4. left-click "OK " to confirm your entry.

  5. click "Next "


  1. now enter a secure encryption password.
  2. in the summary you can see all selected settings again and if they are correct click "Done ".
  3. finally a ZIP file will be downloaded, this can be used to download and decrypt your data at another location in case of emergency, if the NAS cannot be used anymore.

Your S3 cloud backup is now set up and backs up your data encrypted every six hours.