How to generate a cPanel backup and sent to FTP Server

1. Log into your cPanel account.
2. In the “Files” section, click on “Backup” Icon.

backup icon

3. Under “Full Backup“, Click on “Download a Full Website Backup” button.

download button full backup 1

4. From Dropdown menu, Select Backup destination to “Remote FTP Server“, In Email field enter your email address.

Remote Server: FTP IP address or FTP domain name like,
Remote User: Your FTP Username
Remote Password: Your FTP Password
Port: 21 or other FTP Port
Remote Dir: Remote Directory like /home/username/backupfolder/

5. Once you fill in the Remote FTP details, click on the “Generate Backup” button.

generate remote backup config

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