How do I configure scheduled FTP backups in Plesk?

This article will explain how to configure FTP backups in Plesk.

Please note: this article was originally created for our previous generation of Virtual Private Servers. As such, these instructions may not be relevant to our current generation of Virtual Private Servers.


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Log in to your Plesk panel.

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Click on the Tools & Settings option under Server Management.

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Click on Backup Manager under the Tools & Resources section.

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Click on Personal FTP Repository Settings.

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Enter the FTP details of the server you wish to backup to and select to use Passive Mode. Then click the OK button.

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Go back to the Backup Manager and click on Scheduled Backup Settings.

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Configure the options to your backup requirements.

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Click the OK button to complete the configuration.