# Introduction Laravel Vapor is a service for hosting you Laravel Applications using AWS serversless lambdas, its a fantasic option for hosting your laravel applications without the issues of server maintenance, scaling and security. RDS has backup options build in which can be a great way for restoring a backup for example in the last 3 day, but if you want to restore a database without swapping a new database in, or you want achieve backups that go back months, look no further. # Setting up a Jump Box If you already have a jump box you can skip this step In vapor open the correct team and from the left menu select Network Under jumpboxes press the button create Jump Box Give it a name e.g. SnapShooter Copy the Private Key On your local machine create a file in '~/.ssh/snapshooter' and paste the content of the vapor output run the command chmod 600 ~/.ssh/snapshooter or the key will not works SSH into your box ssh ec2-user@ip -i ~/.ssh/snapshooter # SSH into Box From within the box your ready to connect to SnapShooter. Login to your SnapShooter account and from the menu on the left select servers. Press the Connect Server + button Paste the bash into the jump box shell Watch SnapShooter Connect # Configure Backup Job SnapShooter dashboard will have redirected you to a server overview page where you can configure a new backup.