|Backup Status|| Enabled — Enable backups and restorations.
Disabled — Disable backups and restorations.
Restore Only — Disable backups and allow restorations.
|Backup Interval||Select the interval at which you wish to run automatic backups. You may select Daily, Weekly, or Monthly. Selecting Daily will give you both monthly and weekly backups. Selecting Weekly will also run monthly backups.|
|Backup Retention||Select the backups you wish to retain.|
|Days to Run Backup||Select the days on which you wish to run backups.|
|Remount/Unmount Backup Drive|| Select whether or not you wish to remount and unmount the specified backup drive while backups are running.
Note: Enabling this option requires a separate drive, coda, or network filesystem (NFS) drive.
|Bail Out If Backup Drive Mount Fails||Select whether or not you wish to cancel the backup process if the backup drive fails to mount.|
|Incremental Backup|| Select whether you wish to only back up what has changed.
Note: You cannot enable this option with FTP backups. This option does not use file compression.
|Backup Accounts||Select whether or not you wish to back up accounts. (By default, only system files are contained within backups.)|
|Compress Account Backups||Select whether or not you wish to compress backup files.|
|Backup Configuration Files||Select whether or not you wish to back up configuration files. (Configuration files are not required to restore a backup.) For more information, see our list of configuration files included in the backup.|
|Backup SQL Databases|| Per Account Only — Creates an individual database backup for each account.
Entire MySQL Directory — Creates a single backup for the entire MySQL directory.
Per Account and Entire MySQL Directory — Creates both individual backups for each account, and a single database backup that contains the entire MySQL directory.
|Backup Access Logs||Select whether or not you wish to store access logs.|
|Use local DNS zone files rather than retrieving the latest zones updates from the cluster.|| Selecting Enabled will cause the
|Backup Type|| Standard — Selecting this option stores backup files locally or on a network file system.
Remote FTP (Accounts Only) — Selecting this option allows you to store backup files on a remote server.
|EXPERIMENTAL: Use Hard Links for weekly and monthly backups to reduce disk usage and backup time.||Select whether you wish to use hard links for weekly and monthly backups. You can read more about hard links.|
|EXPERIMENTAL: Enable use of optimized account backup tool.||Enabling this setting instructs the backup utility to use /usr/local/cpanel/bin/pkgacct if it exists and is executable.|
|Remote FTP Host (Remote FTP Backup Only)||If you have opted to use Remote FTP backups, enter the remote FTP server's hostname in the corresponding text field.|
|FTP Backup User (Remote FTP Backup Only)||If you have opted to use Remote FTP backups, enter the FTP account's username in the corresponding text field.|
|FTP Backup Password (Remote FTP Backup Only)||If you have opted to use Remote FTP backups, enter the FTP account's password in the corresponding text field.|
|FTP Backup Directory||If you have opted to use Remote FTP backups, enter the directory in which backup files will be stored.|
|FTP Backup Passive Mode||If you have opted to use Remote FTP backups, enable this option if the remote server is behind a firewall, or if FTP backups fail.|
|Backup Destination||If you are using Standard backups, enter the directory in which you wish to store backups.|
|Select Specific Users||Click the Select button to select users whose accounts should be backed up automatically.|
/etc/fstabThis file contains a list of mountable filesystems and their configuration options. To configure a mountable filesystem that will automatically use noexec, you will need to edit its entry in
/etc/fstabto reflect the following:
The example above describes the following configuration options:
/dev/sda5 /backup ext3 defaults,noexec 0 0
|Device||Default Mount Point||Filesystem Type||Mount Options||Dump Option||fsck Order|
/backupis already mounted.
If the backup is up-to-date and you wish to run backups anyway, use: