- Hosting Control Panel or Plesk access
- FTP storage credentials
This support article describes how to Schedule a Backup task using the Plesk Backup Manager and send the backup to an FTP storage location.
- Log into Hosting Control Panel or Plesk.
Click on the
Website & Domains
First we need to configure the FTP Storage Settings > Select
FTP Storage Settings
Enter the FTP details for your storage location then OK to save
so we can create a Backup task:
Activate this backup task
and set a time to run the daily task.
Select Use incremental Backup and Perform full backup to Weekly .
The period to Keep backup files will depend on the amount of Disk Space allocated to your FTP storage location.
Under the Section
select the services to be backed and
Mail configuration and Content - if mail is hosted in Plesk
User files and Databases - required for your Website to be backed up
Log Files - can be excluded from the Backup
Make sure you select the option to be notified if a error occurs and the email address to receive the notification exists.
- Click OK to create the Scheduled Task.