General

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 not for individual use and only for recovery from any possible catastrophic event affecting the entire server. For these services,  you would need to keep/maintain your own backups. Cloud Server plans and Dedicated Server customers have the…

Setting up a Remote Hostwinds Server for cPanel/WHM Backups

How Do I Set Up a Remote Hostwinds Server for cPanel/WHM Backups? You can easily have your backups sent to a remote server by using FTP in both WHM and cPanel as explained below.   How to Set a Remote Backup Server for cPanel Backups   Login to your cPanel account Select Backup Wizard under…