Admin Backup in DirectAdmin

A guide to show how to setup a backup in DirectAdmin who has admin privileges.

Updated: 14 Dec, 21 by Ayden I 1 Min

Admin Backup in DirectAdmin VPS

To avoid potential problems in hosting server, the host manager or administrator needs to be careful when backing up the entire server.

In this tutorial, we will learn how to create admin backup for all the data and settings.

  1. First of all, log into DirectAdmin in Admin Level.
  2. Click on Admin Backup/Transfer in Admin Tools

Admin Backup in DirectAdmin

   3. In the appeared page you will see five different sections which contain backup settings.

Admin Backup in DirectAdmin

Step 1: Who: At this section, you can choose the host users which you want to create the backup.

Step 2: When: At this step, you have to set backup creation time. By selecting the Now option you can create the backup at present time and by selecting Cron Schedule you can set a special time for making the backup.

Step 3: Where: At this level, you must define a storage location for saving the backup. If you choose Local option you can save backup file in your server’s storage, but if you want to save the backup file on another server through FTP protocol you have to set FTP settings in related fields.

Step 4: What: At this section, you must select the needed data for backup.

Step 5: Submit: At final step, click on Submit button to start creating backup file.