You can download a backup of FTP data, email, or database-only backup from DirectAdmin's control panel.

How to generate а database-only, FTP, or email backup?

1. Log in to your DirectAdmin account.

2. In the Advanced Features section, click on Create/Restore Backups or type Restore in the navigation filter box, and the option will appear. Click it.
FTP advanced features

3. Under the Site Backup, should you wish to generate an email-only backup, uncheck all other options and check-mark only the options displayed under email. For FTP only backup, check-mark only the option which displays under FTP. You can do the same for the Database-only backup.
Email Site Backup

4. Scroll down to the end of the page and click on Create Backup.

5. It will display a success message such as Backup creation added to the queue. Once the backup is generated, it shows a message in DirectAdmin Panel >> Support & Help Section >> Support Center >> Messages.
My message section

How to download а generated backup of your account?

1. Log in to your DirectAdmin Account.

2. In the System Info & Files section, click on File Manager or type File Manager in the navigation filter box, and the option will appear. Click on it.
file manager icon

3. Open the backups directory.
file manager backups

4. Right-click on your newly-generated backup file, and click on Download in the Context Menu. The file will be downloaded to your computer.
download option

Congratulations. You have successfully generated and downloaded a backup of your selected data.

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