How to generate a backup of your cPanel account?

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  • Sign in to your cPanel account.
  • Click the ‘backup’ option in the files section.

backupwizard icon

  • Click on the “download a full website backup” button present under ‘full backup’.

download button full backup

  • You will find a drop-down menu, where you need to select a backup destination to ‘Remote FTP server’ and then add your email address so that you get a notification after completing the backup.

Remote Server: FTP IP address or FTP domain name like ftp.example.com,
Remote User: Your FTP Username
Remote Password: Your FTP Password
Port: 21 or other FTP Port
Remote Dir: Remote Directory like /home/username/backupfolder/

  • After filling the remote FTP details, choose ‘generate backup button’

generate remote backup config