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cPanel Fail-over and Back-up Solution

Discussion in 'Data Protection' started by abbeylinks, Dec 14, 2012.

  1. abbeylinks

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    Hello Guys!

    I am looking for a cPanel solution that will automate and schedule the backing up of a cPanel server (including the hosted accounts) to a separate cPanel server in real-time; say each day?

    Basically, I would like to have our primary cPanel server configured to back-up to a different Fail-over/Mirror cPanel server (with identical accounts) that I can switch to, in the event of the primary server going down.

    Any solution or suggestions on how I can achieve this for either a complete cPanel server or its hosted account would be greatly appreciated.

    Cheers!
     
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    Why not rsync the entire server?
     
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    Cheers! Do you mean using the cPanel rsync script or a rsync back-up service?
     
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    I mean use an rsync backup script. For example, if you run rsync on the entire server every hour, and then specify the switch to only copy over changed files (and delete files that were removed), then you would essentially be "syncing" your two servers every hour.
     
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    Cheers! 'll give it a shot...
     
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    The one big issue you're going to run into will be with the server's IP address, hostname and MAC address.
     
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