The backup software HYCU is popular in the enterprise area. Amazon S3-compatible object storage can be used as long-term storage. Exoscale offers such S3-compatible storage, which is perfect for HYCU. This guide shows you how to set up HYCU to use the Exoscale Simple Object Storage.


Before you start this guide, you will need to:

Add an S3 Bucket as a Backup Target

Log into the HYCU portal:

Click on Targets in the main navigation. In the Targets view, click Add.


Enter a name. You can also enter an optional description.

Select the AWS S3/Compatible type and enter the service endpoint (Such as

Then enter the bucket name and login information.

There are additional parameters which can be adjusted, such as the size (or quota), compression, or encryption before you upload.


Depending on where the bucket has been created, you will have to enter the appropriate service endpoint. The endpoint is Make sure to substitute ZONE with the relevant zone.


You can find all Exoscale zones on our website or with the CLI command: exo zones list.