This article contains information about DirectAdmin backup in combination with Acronis. Follow all the steps of this article to configure your DirectAdmin backup with Acronis.
- DirectAdmin control panel installed
- Acronis Backup Cloud
- You need to have the SSH login details of your server ready with root or administrative user
- You need to have DirectAdmin user with Admin Level permission
Step 1: Log in to DirectAdmin
Log in to your DirectAdmin environment https://directadmin.example.com:2222
Step 2: Configure DirectAdmin admin backup
Admin tools -> Admin Backup/Transfer
Step 2.1: DirectAdmin admin backup step 1
You can choose between the following three options:
- All Users
- All Users Except Selected
- Selected Users
In our article, we are selecting
All Users and click on
Step 2.2: DirectAdmin admin backup step 2
In our article, we are scheduling a cronjob for the backup. Change the
Cron Settings if needed.
Step 2.3: DirectAdmin admin backup step 3
Day of Week: /Monday after changing append click on
Step 2.4: DirectAdmin admin backup step 4
Selected Data and uncheck the following checkboxes
Domains Directory and
E-mail Data. Once everything is configured click on
Schedule to schedule to DirectAdmin admin backup.
Step 2.5: Verify DirectAdmin backup
Navigate back to
Admin tools -> Admin Backup/Transfer to verify if the cronjob is added.
Step 3: Restore DirectAdmin files from admin backup
Admin tools -> Admin Backup/Transfer and click on
Step 3.1: Admin backup restore step 1
Step 3.2: Admin backup restore step 2
stored in the backup and click on
Step 3.3: Admin backup restore step 3
Select the user you want to restore in our case it’s
sneltest. You can use the search bar to search for the user. Once the user is selected click on
Step 4: Check to restore message
Once the restore is finished you will be notified by the DirectAdmin message system.
The message is reporting that the restore has finished. If any error occurs you have to resolve this.
Congratulations, you have now configured an admin backup in DirectAdmin and restore a user from this backup.