How to backup my website using CPANEL snapshots?
After accessing your CPANEL, you’ll see under “JetBackup” category an icon labeled “Snapshots”, as demonstrated below:
The following page will be displayed:
Clicking the “Create Snapshot” button will lead to the following response:
This represents the start of the backup process. At its end, the following will appear:
The new line created in the snapshots page is the current snapshot which has just been created. Your possibilities are: 1. Keep this snapshot backup on the server and use it when (or if) needed with the “Restore” link marked by an arrow. 2. Download the snapshot to your computer so as to be kept outside the hosting server:
Should you choose to click the “Generate Download” link, you’ll be warned that the server keeps only the last backup and exporting this backup will result in deleting other backups. Clicking the “OK” button will result in:
A notification that the download process is in progress. At the end of the process, this will appear:
The snapshot backup file is ready to be downloaded to your computer. Click the “Download” link to save the snapshot to your computer.