Create and Manage Application Backups

To back up an application means to put it in an archive. Single application could have multiple backups taken. Application backups are used for copying and archiving applications in order not to lose important information. You can view/create/edit/restore or delete application backups.

View Application Backups



To view an application backup:

  1. Go to your Control Panel's Application Servers menu.
  2. Click the label of the server you're interested in.
  3. Click the Applications tab > Backups.
  4. The page that loads will show the list of application backups together with their: 
    • application name
    • size
    • software version
    • software URL
    • Backup note
    • Actions (restore and remove)


Create Application Backup



To back up an application:

  1. Go to your Control Panel's Application Servers menu.
  2. Click the label of the server you're interested in.
  3. Click the Applications tab > Applications.
  4. The page that loads will show the list of applications. Click the Actions button next to a required application and choose the Backup button. 
  5. Move the Backup directory slider to the right if you want to back up the directory.
  6. Move the Backup database slider to the right if you want to back up the database.
  7. Click the Backup button.


Restore Application Backup



To restore an application backup:

  1. Go to your Control Panel's Application Servers menu.
  2. Click the label of the server you're interested in.
  3. Click the Applications tab > Backups.
  4. The page that loads will show the list of application backups. Click the Actions button next to a required backup and choose the Restore button. 
  5. Move the Restore directory slider to the right if you want to restore the directory.
  6. Move the Restore database slider to the right if you want to restore the database.
  7. Press the Restore button.


Delete Application Backup



To delete an application backup:

  1. Go to your Control Panel's Application Servers menu.
  2. Click the label of the server you're interested in.
  3. Click the Applications tab > Backups.
  4. The page that loads will show the list of application backups. Click the Actions button next to a required backup and choose the Remove button. 
  5. You will be asked for confirmation before the application backup is deleted. Press the Remove button.