How do I backup my database in Plesk?

This article applies to 123 Reg servers running Plesk.

This article will explain how you can backup your database in Plesk.

Please select the version of Plesk you are using below.


Plesk 10

  • Step 1 of 9

    Login to your Parallels Plesk Panel.

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  • Step 2 of 9

    Click on the Domains link under the Hosting services section.

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  • Step 3 of 9

    Click on the Control Panel link next to the relevant domain name.

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  • Step 4 of 9

    Click on the Websites and domains tab.

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  • Step 5 of 9

    Click on the Databases icon.

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  • Step 6 of 9

    Click on the relevant database name.

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  • Step 7 of 9

    Click on the Webadmin icon.

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    phpMyadmin will open in a new tab.

  • Step 8 of 9

    Click on the Export tab.

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  • Step 9 of 9

    Scroll down and select the tick box for the Save as file section and click on the OK button.

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    A backup file will now be downloaded to your computer.

Plesk 11

  • Step 1 of 9

    Login to your Parallels Plesk Panel.


  • Step 2 of 9

    Click on the Subscriptions button.

  • Step 3 of 9

    Click on the Open in Control Panel button.

  • Step 4 of 9

    Click on the Website & Domains tab.


  • Step 5 of 9

    Click on the Databases icon.

  • Step 6 of 9

    Click on the relevant database name.

  • Step 7 of 9

    Click on the Webadmin button.

    phpMyadmin will open in a new tab.

  • Step 8 of 9

    Click on the Export tab.


  • Step 9 of 9

    You can use the Quick export method or click on the Custom method

    for more export options.

    Once completed click on Go.

    A backup file will now be downloaded to your computer.