How To Backup / Download Or Restore A Client Site From Old Host To New Host Via cPanel To cPanel?

Monday , 30, June 2008 Leave a comment

How To Backup / Download Or Restore A Client Site From Old Host To New Host Via cPanel To cPanel?

Login to clients old cpanel via IP and username password

http://00.00.00.00:2082     or     http://00.00.00.00/cpanel
username – clients username
password- clients password

Go to Backups –> click on “Download or Generate a Full Backup”

under Generate a Full Backup –> Backup Destination: select Home Directory

Enter Email Address: whatever@whatever.org

Click on generate backup.

Once the backup is completed you will get an alert on the email address, however you can view the backup tar.gz file under “Download or Generate a Full Backup” as  backup-5.17.2008_09-21-35_username.tar.gz

Then go to file manager –>Home Directory–>  /home/username  you will find “backup-5.17.2008_09-21-35_username.tar.gz”

Select the backup file and move the backup file to public_html

Then click on public_html. You will find the backup under it.

Select the backup file and click on change permission. change the permission to 644.

Once this has been done. Logon to our server and go to the path where the backup needs to be downloaded.

and wget the backup file on the server

wget http://00.00.00.00/~username/backup-5.17.2008_09-47-54_username.tar.gz

Then  restore the following backup folder.

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