Backing up is important, and you should do it regularly. Follow this tutorial to make a full backup of your website with Plesk.

How to Generate a Backup of your Plesk Account?

1. Log in to your Plesk account.

2. Go to Websites & Domains > Click on the Pull icon > Choose Backup & Restore.

Plesk website & domain

3. Under Backup Manager, click Back Up.

Plesk backup manager

4. Choose Full as the backup type and FTP(s) in Store in option.

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5. If you wish to receive a notification on backup completion, you can checkmark the "When a backup task is completed, send a notification email to" option.

plesk back up completion notification

6. Confirm with OK. The backup will start generating in the background. At this point, you can navigate away.


How to Download a Backup of Your Plesk Account?

1. Go to Websites & Domains > Click on the Pull icon > Choose Backup & Restore.

2. From the backup list, click the download icon.

Plesk backup manager

3. If you want to password protect the backup file, checkmark Use password protection and enter a password. Then confirm with OK.

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4. A download will prompt you. Please, save the backup to your computer.

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