It’s easy to manually start your backups from the command line if your cpanel server. Just run this command. /usr/local/cpanel/bin/backup –force
To compress a file or folder with tar run this: tar -cvf archive-name.tar directory_name To extract a file or folder with tar run this: tar -xvf archive-name.tar
If a customer happens to delete their emails you can still retrieve them from the cpanel backup system. This will take root access to move the files from the backup folder tot he customers account. You can extract a backup Continue Reading
You will need the MYSQL root password to run this. mysqldump -u root -p –all-databases > /bsackup/all_dbs.sql This code will drop it off in your /backup partition.
Most of the files are in the etc folder. Don’t forget the main dns zone folder: /var/named/
We refer raid 5 but if you have remote back ups on the server then raid 0 will get you the best performance between several hard drives. Keep in mind raid still can fail even with the same data going Continue Reading
SystemRescueCd is a Linux system rescue disk available as a bootable CD-ROM or USB stick for administrating or repairing your system and data after a crash. It aims to provide an easy way to carry out admin tasks on your Continue Reading
If you use Linux, you already have access to extremely powerful tools for creating custom backup solutions. The solutions in this article can help you perform simple to more advanced and secure network backups using open source tools that are Continue Reading