How To Generate a Full Backup

To create a new full backup, perform the following steps:

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1. Select a storage option from the Backup Destination menu:

  • Home Directory — Select this option to save the backup file to the server.
  • Remote FTP Server — Select this option to use FTP to store the backup file on a remote server.
  • Remote FTP Server (Passive Mode Transfer) — Select this option to use passive FTP to store the backup file on a remote server.
  • SCP — Select this option to use secure copy protocol (SCP) to store the backup file on a remote server.

2. Select a notification option:

  • To receive a notification when the backup finishes, enter your email address in the available text box.
  • If you do not wish to receive a notification, select Do not send email notification of backup completion.

3. If you selected Remote FTP Server, Remote FTP Server (Passive Mode Transfer), or SCP from the Backup Destination menu, enter the remote destination’s information in the available text boxes.

4. Click Generate Backup.

Note: Only advanced users should select the Remote FTP Server, Remote FTP Server (Passive Mode Transfer), or SCP destination options.