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full account backup in cPanel
full account backup in cPanel
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Written by shkumbin bunjaku
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To create a full account backup in cPanel, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your cPanel account using your username and password.

  2. Once logged in, navigate to the "Files" section and click on the "Backup" or "Backup Wizard" option.

  3. In the Backup or Backup Wizard interface, you will find an option to create a full account backup. Click on that option.

  4. Choose a backup destination where you want to store the backup files. You can select options like "Home Directory," "Remote FTP Server," or "Remote FTP Server (passive mode transfer)." Select the one that suits your needs.

  5. Enter the email address where you want to receive the backup notification.

  6. Click on the "Generate Backup" or "Backup" button to initiate the backup process.

  7. Depending on the size of your account, the backup process may take some time to complete. You can monitor the progress on the same page.

  8. Once the backup process is finished, you will receive a notification via email.

  9. You can download the backup file from the backup destination you selected or keep it stored on the server.

  10. It's important to regularly create backups of your website to safeguard your data and files.

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