No Monthly backup to restore

neur0

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Although I have the monthly and weekly backups enabled, I only see the last weekly backup in "Backup Restoration"
I am using the "new" backup system.
Both daily and monthly backups are incremental.
The backups are physically there (/backup/incremental/accounts/) and the backup itself is done without problems.

The situation is the same on all cPanel installations I have so I suppose I must be missing something or it's a general bug.
 

neur0

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Ok, but is there a way to restore an incremental backup from the command line? The monthly backup files are physically there on the server, I just need a method to restore these "older" backups since it can't be done in GUI.
I am wondering about the point of having both weekly and monthly backups if I can only restore the latest (usually weekly) backup.
 

cPanelMichael

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Ok, but is there a way to restore an incremental backup from the command line? The monthly backup files are physically there on the server, I just need a method to restore these "older" backups since it can't be done in GUI.
You could package up the directory associated with the username of the account and restore it using the /scripts/restorepkg utility. However, were the older backups generated with the legacy backup system? If so, you can restore them via:

"WHM Home » Backup » Legacy Restore Backups"

If the accounts were backed up with the new backup system, you should be able to restore them via:

"WHM Home » Backup » Backup Restoration"

If this is not working, feel free to open a support ticket so we can take a closer look. You can post the ticket number here so we can update this thread with the outcome.

Thank you.