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Why are Backups Important?

Viruses and Malware Trojans, malware and viruses are commonplace on the internet. They may be uploaded to your site(s) unknowingly, or you could downloaded one unknowingly. This is especially true for users who use popular content management systems, as they’re often a prime target of malicious activity. Having your files backed up means that you’re prepared…

How Frequently Does Hostwinds Run Backups?

All shared hosting plans (including shared, business and reseller) plans are backed up nightly. However, these backups are disaster recovery backups, and not for individual use and only for recovery from any possible catastrophic event affecting the entire server. For individually accessible backups, it would require the Web Hosting Cloud Backups add-on. With the add-on…

Setting up a Remote Hostwinds Server for cPanel/WHM Backups

This guide is intended for Hostwinds clients who have access to WHM on their VPS, Cloud or Dedicated Server. Shared, Business and Reseller hosting clients will want to ensure they have the Web Hosting Cloud Backups addon enabled in order to manage backups and have these available at any time.   How Do I Set Up a…