To perform backup of Plesk hosting data, you need to execute the
pleskbackup utility command composed so that it does the following:
Note: Only first component is obligatory, others are optional.
The following sub-sections explain each component meaning and implementation in detail.
pleskbackup utility location is:
%plesk_dir%is environment variable for Plesk installation directory. By default, it is
To see a complete list of the
pleskbackup commands and options, refer to the pleskbackup Reference.
If the command execution succeeds, backup is created in the default server backups location or exported to a file in case exporting options were specified. (For details, refer to the Setting Up Backup Export section.) If the command execution fails, backup is not created.
In case domain backup files are set to be included in the statistics on disk space usage (in Plesk GUI: Server Settings > System Preferences) and backups are stored in Plesk backup repository, Plesk works as follows: