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How to backup and restore your cPanel account?

Posted on: October 6, 2014

This lesson will teach you on how to perform a complete backup/restore of your cPanel account.

Backup Generation

Steps:

1) Login to your cPanel account

2) Go to  ‘Backups’ under the ‘Files’ section.

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3) Click on the option ‘Download or Generate a full website backup’

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3) Now you can see the available options to save the generated backups. The backup can generate on the following location.

3a) Home directory

3b) FTP to a remote server

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In our example, we are generating backup in the home directory of the same account.

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Now you have successfully backed up your cPanel account.

The backup can be restored right from the WHM.

Steps:

1) Go to WHM main.

2) Select the option ‘Restore a full backup/cpmove file’.

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3) Select the backup file and hit on the ‘restore’ option.

Now you have successfully restored the backup file.

 

 

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