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what the necessary Cpanel configuration files to be restore with /home dir

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Eltawoos, May 3, 2014.

  1. Eltawoos

    Eltawoos Member

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    Hello,
    I've more than 300 accounts working in Cpanel.
    I'm so afraid about the kernal panic or system damage cause i don't take an internally full backup of the accounts.
    So, if i have all /home dir files, what's the major configuration files we can backup it to ensure that all data will be restore fine.

    More Explain: what the necessary configuration files i will using it after restore /home directories.
    Like /etc/userdomains, /etc/passwd, /etc/shadow, .... etc ???

    Please advice.
     
  2. 24x7server

    24x7server Well-Known Member

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    Hello,

    It's not good idea to restored manually all configuration files. I will suggest you setup the offside backup of your all accounts so that you can restore all accounts from the offside backup
     
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  3. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager
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    Restoring the /home directory manually is not supported or recommended. Instead, if you are going through the effort of backing up the entire /home directory, you should backup the accounts. The account backup archives generated through WHM include all of the data necessary to restore the account on a fresh installation of cPanel or another server with cPanel installed.

    Thank you.
     
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