Creating Backups

What are Backups?
Backups allow you to download (to your computer) a zipped copy of either you entire site (your home directory, databases, email forwarders configuration, email filters configuration) or one of the previously mentioned parts of your site. These are not automatically scheduled backups. Automatically scheduled backups need to be enabled by the server owner / administrator.


You can backup and download the following:



You can also restore the following:



Creating A Full Backup


A Full Backup will allow you to create an archive of all the files and configurations on your website. You can only use this to move your account to another server, or to keep a local copy of your files. You cannot restore Full Backups through your cPanel interface.


1. Click on the "Download or Generate a Full Backup" button.


2. Set the following:


FTP/SCP Settings


3. Click on the "Generate Backup" button.


4. You will see the following statement:


"Once the full backup of your account has been completed you will receive an email message to the address you specified EMAIL_ADDRESS"


5. After you receive the confirmation email, click on the "Go Back" link. You will see an entry in the "Backups Available for Download." You can download the backup file at any time.

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