How do I make a backup snapshot of my Server?

This article applies to 123 Reg VPS and Dedicated Cloud Servers.

This article will explain how you can make a backup snapshot of a 123 Reg server. The below example uses Cloud Servers, but is accurate for VPS and Dedicated Servers too. 


Login to your 123-reg control panel.


In the Servers section, click on the Manage link next to the section for the server you want to manage.


Click on the Manage button next to the Cloud Server you wish to configure.


Click on the Backups tab.


Then click on the Permanent snapshots link.


Click on the Create button.

Important: During the process of creating a permanent backup snapshot your server will be shutdown.

This can take a long time, depending on the amount of data stored on your server.


When your snapshot has been created it will show in the Server Backups - Permanent snapshot area of your Cloud Server Control Panel.


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