backup vps with dropbox storage

Create account at

Login to from web browser

Create app of dropbox from:

Copy App key & App secret from Dropbox result web page

Download shell upload tool from

Remove config file of upload tool from home, if have:

Get Dropbox exchange token by launch upload tool: list

Copy Token key from ~/.dropbox_uploader to your application




Update at 2014/11

When create app on Dropbox:

What type of app do you want to create?

==> Dropbox API app


What type of data does your app need to store on Dropbox?

==>  Files and datastores


Can your app be limited to its own folder?

==> Yes


Provide an app name, and you’re on your way.

==> project name