Configure Automatic Backups on OIT's Web Hosting

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The instructions below explain how to configure the Plesk control panel on OIT's web hosting to keep automatic backups of your entire site.

Overview

First, read this general FAQ on how to create scheduled backups.

Setting Recommendations

For a Georgia Tech Drupal site, good default settings are:

  • Backup period: Daily

  • Maximum number of backups in repository: 14

  • Backup content: All configuration and content except mail

  • Suspend domain until backup task is completed: Depends on whether you want your site to be unavailable while this backup is happening.