CHAPTER 2. HOW DO I USE WEBHOST MANAGER?
The Backup area deals with configuring and restoring backup files and versions of key files (such as
You can specify how often backups occur and where backups are placed either on the same server or on a
separate backup drive. You can also specify the specific parts of the backup process that are enabled.
Note: The backup interval options work in the following fashion:
Daily WebHost Manager performs separate daily, weekly, and monthly backups.
Weekly WebHost Manager performs separate weekly and monthly backups.
Monthly WebHost Manager performs only monthly backups.
To configure backups:
1. Click on the Configure Backup link in the Backup menu.
2. Click on the radio button next to the following items to enable or disable the specified functionality:
Backup Status Turns the automatic backup function on or off. The Restore Only radio
button allows site restoration from old backups to occur, but does not create new backups.
Backup Interval Specify the interval used by the backup process.
Days to run backup Click on the tick boxes of the days on which you want to run backups.
Remount/Unmount backup drive Mounts and unmounts the backup drive when a backup
is created. This requires a separate drive mount to operate.
Bail out if the backup drive cannot be mounted Stops the backup if the drive can not
be mounted. Recommended if the Remount/Unmount backup drive option is enabled.
Incremental backup Backup process only copies what has changed since the last backup.
This creates a much smaller backup file, but changes are piecemeal and the backup files are not
Backup Accounts Backup process copies all account information for your customers.
Backup Config Files Includes config files in the backup process.
Sql Databases Includes MySQL databases in the backup process. You can choose to backup
up databases in separate accounts, the master MySQL directory, or both.
Backup Raw Access Logs Includes the Apache raw access logs in the backup.
Backup Type Select what type of backup you need.
Ftp Backup Host Enter the domain name of the FTP backup host (only required if Remote
Ftp Server is enabled).
Ftp Backup User Enter the user name to use on the FTP backup host (only required if
Remote Ftp Server is enabled).
Ftp Backup Pass Enter the password to use on the FTP backup host (only required if Remote
Ftp Server is enabled).
Backup Destination Enter the location of backups in the available field. This should be a
dir/nfs/coda mount with at least twice the space of all your /home* partitions.
Warning: Do not set this to your /home directory.