Backing Up Data
To perform a backup of Panel hosting data, you need to execute the
pleskbackup utility command that does the following:
Defines the data that need to be backed up.
Defines the way the backup process will be performed.
Defines properties of the files that will be contained in the backup.
Defines options for exporting the backup as a single file.
Note: Only the first component is obligatory; the others are optional.
The following sections explain the meaning and implementation of each component in detail.
pleskbackup utility is located in
$PRODUCT_ROOT_D/bin/pleskbackup where the
/usr/local/psa for RPM-based systems or
/opt/psa on DEB-based
To see a complete list of the
pleskbackup commands and options,
refer to the Reference for Command-Line Utilities, Plesk for
If the command execution succeeds, a backup is created in the default server backup location, or is exported to a file if exporting options were specified. For details on exporting options, refer to the section Exporting Backup Files. If the command execution fails, a backup is not created.
You can perform advanced configuration of the backup operation through
$PRODUCT_ROOT_D/admin/share/pmmcli/pmmcli-rc. For more
details, refer to the section Defining How the Backup Process Is