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cPanel backup to external drive question

Discussion in 'Data Protection' started by popeye, Oct 31, 2017.

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  1. popeye

    popeye Well-Known Member

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    Hi i will try to explain best i can. i think the answer is yes but wanted to make sure.

    I want to mount an external drives on all our servers for backups, and want to know if one of the servers crashed and could not be fixed could i unplug the external drive with all the backups on and plug it into another server and restore them without any problems ?
     
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    Hello,

    Yes, that would work as long as whatever corrupted or crashed the cPanel server didn't also corrupt data on the additional backup drive.

    Thank you.
     
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    I use to send to a remote backup server, but because cPanel uses /backup defualt for temp directory i can't becuase it's only 100Gb size and if i change it to /home/backups it disables disk quotas :(

    I also use r1soft but i don't think you can restore sites to another server, and even if you could you would have to them one by one
     
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