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How to Create a Server Backup in Plesk

To manually create and download a server backup in Plesk:

Note: This example is using Plesk 18. The steps will be the same for other versions of Plesk. However, the button locations may be different.

  1. Log in to Plesk Administration.
  2. Click on Tools & Settings on the left side of the Admin homepage.

    HostGator Plesk Tools & Settings

  3. Click on the Backup Manager under the Tools & Resources section.

    Backup Manager page

  4. Click on the Backup button to make a new server backup.
  5. On the Backup the Server page, you can do the following:
    • Select the content you want to backup.
    • Configure the backup storage.
    • Choose the Backup type.
    • Configure the Backup settings.

      Backup Server Page

  6. Once the backup is complete, you will receive an email configured on the Backup Server page. 

    Email notification settings

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