Yes, you can clone any repository backup snapshot available for your backup directly from BackHub servers.
For this feature to work, you must have
- An SSH key stored in your GitHub account
- “Clone from BackHub” activated in the user settings of your account (activated by default).
Note: All accounts created after Oct 5, 2018 have “Clone from BackHub” switched on by default.
To activate/deactivate the “Clone from BackHub” feature:
- Choose “Settings” in the User menu.
- Click “Clone from BackHub” to toggle on or off.
After the feature has been switched on, BackHub fetches the SSH key into your GitHub account within 24 hours.
To clone a repository backup from BackHub servers:
- Open the panel of a backup.
- Choose the snapshot to clone (default: “current”).
- Copy the clone URL.
- Open Terminal.
- Change the current working directory to the location where you want the cloned directory to be made.
- Type git clone and then paste the URL you copied in Step 3.
- Press Enter. Your local clone is created.