How to Move a cPanel Backup to a VPS server

June 1, 2022 / cPanel VPS Hosting

In this tutorial, you will learn how to move a cPanel backup to a VPS. You can create a data backup of your website and upload it on the VPS server. Having a backup is an excellent habit to have.

Let us follow the steps to move a cPanel backup to a VPS server.

1. Log in to your cPanel account.

2. Look for the “Files” section and select the “Backup” option.

3. Select the “Download a Full account Backup” tab.

4. You will enter into a new page of backup.

5. Select the “Backup Destination” as Secure Copy(SCP).

6. Enter the “Email Address”.

7. Under the “Remote Server:” option, enter the IP address of your VPS server.

8. Enter the username of the hosting account under “Remote User:”. The system considers root by default if you do not enter the username.

9. In “Remote Password:”, write down the password for the user account.

10. In the “Port:” selection, write the port mentioned in the VPS specifications.

11. Choose the directory path for recovering your VPS’s backup files in the “Remote Dir:” selection.

This way you can easily move a cPanel backup to a VPS server. Wasn’t it useful? You will surely love our support. Do not hesitate to get in touch. You can also raise a ticket or call.

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