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The NodeJS PhotoBackup server implementation

The NodeJS implementation of PhotoBackup server. It follows the official API.


Install through npm:

npm install photobackup

Then run the installer, which asks for the directory to save your pictures to and the server password:

photobackup init

This step creates a ~/.photobackup file which contains:

  • MediaRoot, the directory where the pictures are written in ;
  • Password, the SHA-512 hashed password ;
  • Port, the port (default is 8420).


Launch the server with:

photobackup run

By default, it runs on host, port 8420.