Backups are very important part of maintaining a website. It is
important to backup your files on a week to week or month to month
basis. A home directory backup will backup all of the files in your
home directory. This can be useful to backup the files of your site.
However, it will not backup DNS, MySQL, or other system files and
- Click Backups
- Click Download a home directory backup
- Click save as
- Select a desstination for where you would like the back up to locally be saved to.
- Click Save
backup will start downloading to the destination you have chosen. The
backup file will be in a .tar.gz file which can be opened with any
Linux command line. Also, you can unzip this file from a windows based
machine if you have the appropriate software.