Thursday, November 29, 2012

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How to Create a Backup using SSH Shell Commands.

How to make a backup using command prompt ? How to pack a user account using SSH putty ?
These similar questions are very common among newbies and new webmasters.
Here below is the code that you can use to pack a CPanel account.

1). Open SSH Command prompt window and login as root with your root password.
2). Run the below code and press enter.
/scripts/pkgacct username
Where username will be the username of the account you want to generate a backup for.
3). Your backup file will be available in /home/ directory fo your server.