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How To Create And Manage Backups For Your Account

One of the most neglected facets of operating a website is maintaining backups. Having a backup of your content helps ease your mind that your site can be easily recovered from disaster.

 


Shared Accounts

Hostragon maintains weekly backups for the server. The backups maintained by Hostragon are meant for disaster recovery and it is advised that you maintain a local copy of your site for backup purposes.

To create a backup via cPanel for your site just follow this guide:

How To Create a backup via cPanel

cPanel VPS Accounts

It is recommended that the backup utilities within cPanel or Plesk be used to provide you with accessible backups for your VPS account.

Enabling backups on cPanel accounts is done via the WHM(Web Host Manager) for your account.

You can follow this guide to configure these backups:

Creating a backup via cPanel

Enabling backups on accounts using Plesk is done via the Plesk admin interface.

You can follow this guide to configure these backups:

Enabling backups in Plesk

Please be advised backups created via cPanel or Plesk are not managed by Hostragon and you will be responsible for verifying their validity and that they are running properly.



Managed Dedicated Server Accounts

Hostragon offers two backup solutions for dedicated servers.

The first option is to utilize a backup drive in conjunction with the backups created via cPanel or Plesk.

Enabling these backups is done via the WHM(Web Host Manager) for your domain.

To enable these backups please follow this guide:

Enabling cPanel backups in WHM


Enabling backups on accounts using Plesk is done via the Plesk admin interface.

You can follow this guide to configure these backups:

Enabling backups in Plesk



 

Colocation Accounts
Colocation customers are responsible for own backups.

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