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Generating Full cPanel Backups  Print this Article

The full cPanel backup feature allows you to create an archive of all the files and configurations on your website.  Note: You can only use this option to move your account to another server or to download a copy of your account. You cannot restore Full Backups through your cPanel interface.


Step 1: Login to cPanel via the Jolly Leaf Tree House

Step 2: Click Backups under the Files heading.
User clicking Manage Service button in the Jolly Leaf Tree House

Step 3: Click Download a Full Website Backup
User clicking the Download a Full Website Backup button

Step 4: Complete the fields and click Generate Backup.
User clicking the Generate Backup button

Once the full backup of your account has been completed, you will receive an email at the address you specified (if any).

Step 5: Download the backup by clicking Backup from the main cPanel screen. 
User clicking Manage Service button in the Jolly Leaf Tree House

Then click the backup you generated under the Backups Available for Download heading.

User downloading backup from cPanel

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