Configure, create and restore backups in Vesta

Vesta can generate backups for your domains. It’s always a good idea to have backups for your domains. You should keep them onsite but also offsite.

How to work with backups in Vesta CP:

1. Navigate to your Vesta Control Panel

2. From the top menu click on Backup

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3. To create a new backup, use the CREATE BACKUP button. You will receive an email when the process is done. Also, you will see the new backup in the list. A message will appear Task has been added to the queue. You will receive an email notification when your backup is ready for download.

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4. Other operations that you can do with backups.

– you can download archives via the DOWNLOAD button
– you can restore a full backup or parts of the backup by the CONFIGURE RESTORE SETTINGS button.
– you can delete a backup with the DELETE button

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The movie tutorial for this KB post:

Backups in Vesta

This Post Has 8 Comments

  1. samirkaila

    Hi there,
    i am using vestacp on my local development environment. i am trying to do same explained process but unfortunately there is not file getting created even after 10 hours !!

    may i know if you can help me out. ?

    1. PlotHost

      Hello, It’s hard to help without access to the server. Anyway, check these files for messages:

      1. samirkaila

        do you think you can help if we can do by sharing skype screen ?

  2. PikaChewMe

    I clicked here thinking you were gonna show me how to restore from vesta backup. Waste of time.

    1. PlotHost

      Check the movie from 03:58 to 04:28 . Click the Configure Restore Settings button and then choose what you want to restore. Click the Restore button. Thank you.

      1. PikaChewMe

        I was implying from a FILE, not the backup displayed in cpanel.

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