Backup question....

Discussion in 'Installation/Configuration' started by toyito, Feb 10, 2006.

  1. toyito

    toyito New Member

    Hi...just another question:

    I make a BU daily from Tools/BackUp/ in ISPConfig, i download the .zip file to my pc, what i need to know is how use this BU in case my server dies.
    I mean how can i get a new server up from this files.


  2. till

    till Super Moderator

    This backup contains only the database dump.

    To restore a complete server you need also a backup of several config files in the /etc/ directory including /etc/passwd, /etc/shadow and /etc/group, your web tree (/var/www or /home/www) and the mysql databases from the directory /var/lib/mysql/.
  3. toyito

    toyito New Member


    Is there any way to automate the process for make backups of all that files...and.... is there any "how to" to use it??

  4. till

    till Super Moderator

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