How do I backup and restore my website?

This FAQ was last modified on: Thursday, October 20, 2016 01:31pm
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This is a brief overview of using the Parallels backup and restore process. 

1. Login to the Parallels Control Panel. Click the "Backup Manager" link

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Plesk Main Page

 

2. Click "Back Up".

Parallels Backup Manager Page

 

3. Name your backup, in this case I use "testbackup1", choose "Domain configuration and content" and then click the "Ok" button

Plesk Backup Manager Backup Name Page

 

4. Please wait while your backup is being performed.

Plesk Backup Manager Start Backup Page

 

5. Your finished backup will be shown below.

Plesk Backup Manager Finished Page

 

To Restore from Backup

1. In the Backup Manager, click on the backup name as displayed on the list as seen above. After clicking the backup name, you will be shown the window below. In the Backup Content section, you can choose to do a selected restore (where you can select to restore database, or sites or files) or you can select All Objects. Click "Restore"

Plesk Backup Manager Restore Page

 

2. The restore should launch. It may take some time, so please be patient while it finishes.

Plesk Backup Manager Restore Conflicts Page

 

3. Your restore has completed

Plesk Backup Manager Conflicts Resolution Page