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How to restore a website backup in cPanel

Here are the steps to restore a website backup using Jet Backup in cPanel at
Log into your cPanel account.
Under the "Files" section, click on "Jet Backup".
Click the "Restore" tab at the top of the page.
Select the backup file you want to restore from the list of available backups.
Choose the destination for the restore:
o Overwrite Existing Data: This will overwrite your current website files with the backup.
o Restore to a Different Directory: This will restore the backup to a new directory, leaving your current website untouched.
If restoring to a different directory, enter the new directory path in the "Destination Directory" field.
Click the "Restore File(s)" button to begin the restore process.
Once the restore is complete, you'll see a success message. If restoring to a different directory, you may need to move or copy the restored files to your document root.
A few additional tips from
• It's recommended to create a full backup before restoring, in case you need to revert changes.
• The restore process may take some time depending on the size of your backup.
• If restoring a database backup, use the "Database Backup" tool in cPanel instead.
• Contact support if you have any issues or need further assistance.

Updated on: 08/05/2024

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