How to Download a Backup of Only Your Email, FTP or Database Through DirectAdmin

How to Download a Backup of Only Your Email, FTP or Database Through DirectAdmin

Did you know that if you want to download a backup of only FTP, emails, or database data, you can do this from your DirectAdmin control panel?

How to Generate a Backup of Your Database, FTP, or Your Email Only

  1. Login to your DirectAdmin account.

  2. In the Advanced Features section, click on the Create/Restore Backups icon or type “Restore” in the Navigation Filter box and then then the option will appear. Click it.

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  3. Under Select Items to include in Backup, for generating a backup of only your email, you just need to untick all other options and tick-mark only the options displayed under Email. For FTP only backup, tick only the option which displays under FTP. You can do the same for the database only backup.

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  4. Scroll down to the end of the page and then click on the Create Backup button.

  5. It will display a “success” message like “Backup creation added to queue.” . Once the backup is generated, it will display a message under DirectAdmin Panel » Support & Help » Support Center.

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How to Download a Generated Backup of Your Account

  1. Login to your DirectAdmin account.

  2. In the Systems Info & Files section, click on the File Manager icon or type “File Manager” in the Navigation Filter box and then the option will appear. Click it.

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  3. Open the Backups folder, hover your mouse on your newly-generated backup file and it will display a context menu.

  4. Click on Download and the file will and the file will downloaded to your computer.

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Congratulations! You have successfully generated a backup of your select data and downloaded it!