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August 28, 2023
Backup/Restore, Plesk

How to Configure an FTP Backup in Plesk

  1. Log in to your Plesk account.
  2. Go to Websites & Domains > Click on the Pull icon >> Choose Backup & Restore.

  3. Click on Remote Storage Settings.

  4. Click on FTP(S).

  5. Fill in the following details:
    Make sure that Use FTP(S) storage is marked as enabled.
    FTP server hostname or IP: Enter your FTP domain name or IP address.
    Directory for backup files storage: Enter the path where your backup file will be stored, such as /backup.
    FTP Username: Enter your FTP username.
    FTP Password: Enter your FTP Password.
    – Use passive mode: We recommend that you either enable it or leave it as it is.
    Use FTPS: You can checkmark it if your FTP server supports a TLS/Encryption.

  6. Click Apply.

If it displays a success message, it means you have successfully configured an FTP(S) backup in your Plesk. You can now take a backup to the remote backup server.

Related: ftp, plesk, remote, storage

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