How do I set up backups on my 123 Reg VPS?

This article will explain how you can set up a scheduled backup within your Virtual Private Server.

Via 123 Reg Control Panel

Please note: these instructions only apply to our current generation of Virtual Private Servers.

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Start by logging in to your 123 Reg Control Panel.

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Next, select Servers within the ‘All Products and Services’ section.

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Click Manage opposite the VPS you want to access.

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You will now be taken to your dashboard. From here, select Server Actions and then choose Stop Server from the list of options.

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On the next page, select Backups opposite Dashboard.

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Choose Backup Now within the On Demand section.

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Give your backup a name and then click Backup Now.

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After a few minutes, your backup will be complete. Make sure you turn your server back on by returning to your dashboard and then selecting Server Actions, followed by Start Server.

Via cPanel

You can create a scheduled backup by following the below:

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Log in to cPanel WHM.

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Click on the Backup icon far right on the first line of icons.

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Click on Configure Backup icon.

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From here you setup and control each aspect of your backup.

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Once finished setting up click the Save button at the bottom of the page

Your scheduled backup will now be setup.