Back up my website in Plesk hosting

You should always keep backups of your website — there's no other way to prepare for the unexpected. ITEGY gives you three options for backups:

MethodAdditional feeInstructions
AutomaticYesAvailable through Website Backup
ManualNoUse this article
ScheduledNoUse this article

Manual backups in Plesk

Warning:

Manually backing up your website in Plesk temporarily brings it down. Visitors to your site will see a 503 Service Temporarily Unavailable page.

  1. From the home page of Plesk, click Backup Manager.
  2. Click Back Up.
  3. Complete the on-screen fields. Pay close attention to the Backup content area — to back up your website, you need to select Domain configuration and content.
  4. Click OK

You should also back up databases on your account.

Scheduled backups in Plesk

  1. From the home page of Plesk, click Backup Manager.
  2. Click More Actions, then Scheduled Backup Settings.
  3. Complete the on-screen fields. Pay close attention to the Backup content area — to back up your website, you need to select Domain configuration and content.
  4. Click OK

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