How to Backup Your Website Using WebsitePanel

This article will give you a step by step guide on how to schedule automatic backups of your website from your WebsitePanel. Sign into your WebsitePanel and follow these steps:

1) Click Scheduled Tasks

2) Click Add Scheduled Task

3) In the Task Name box, enter a task name for the backup

4) In the Task Type drop down bar, select Zip Space Files

5) In the Space Folder box, specify the folder that you would like backed up. For example:  YourDomain.com\wwwroot

6) In the Zip File box, enter a name for your backup file. If you include [date] or [time] in the file name, a date/time string will be added to the file name.

7) Select if you want your backups to run Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Once, or in Intervals from the drop down bar. Then, depending on your selection, fill out information to schedule your backup.

8 ) Click Save

Your website backup has now been scheduled!

Every time a backup is taken, the zip file will be placed in the c:\hostingspaces\YourAccountName folder of your file directory

After the backup is taken, remember to download the zip files and remove the old zip files

This now concludes how to backup your website using WebsitePanel

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Arian Jahansouz

Arian Jahansouz

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2 Comments on How to Backup Your Website Using WebsitePanel

  1. Dorthe says:

    Good guide, but I’m afraid most people will forget to do backups at regular intervals. In my opinion, it’s much better to setup backups to run automatically at specific intervals.

  2. Vince says:

    Also, you can use an ftp utility i.e. NcFTPGet, to automatically download and even delete this backup afterwards.

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