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Restic will display all of your available snapshots that your server has taken, along with the date and timestamp, directory, tags, and Snapshot ID. As with any interaction with Restic, you must first initialize the repo to perform actions within restic. To view your...

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 to manage backups and have these available at...

Restic is a backup client written in the Go language. It is highly secure and efficient. Each Restic backup is a snapshot of the server/files/directory, deduplicated from what was stored before. Any restore to a given backup will restore the server/files/directories to the...

Restic backups store changes over time as a series of de-duplicated 'snapshots' of the server. Any given snapshot can restore any given file as it was at that time. If you make a lot of data changes, the backups in Object Storage can be quite large, and sometimes you want to...

Performing restorations, as with any process with restic, is incredibly easy and quick. As with any interaction with Restic, you must first initialize the repo to perform actions within restic. The restore command has multiple options available, as shown below - The below...

Cloud Backups for a VPS or Dedicated server use the restic program to provide de-duplicated backups of (most of) the filesystem in the server. When viewed through an Object Storage link or s3 browser, it may look like many randomly numbered directories, but this is the...

Restic is capable of reading data from stdin, which can be used for saving the output of a program. In this article, we will discuss how to use this functionality to take MySQL backups through the use of mysqldump. As with any interaction with Restic, you must first...

If you are using Hostwinds Cloud Storage or any Cloud-based Storage, it is important to know how to access the data to have it available. This guide will walk you through how to use the S3 Browser and other similar services to access your Cloud Storage. What is an S3 Browser...

The default list of cron jobs in Vesta automatically generates backups on the local server every day. Additionally, users can manually generate their own backups, download them, or restore them. Step 1: Log into Vesta at YourServerIP:8083 on your server. Step 2: Click on the...

Backups are an important part of your account and can save lots of time and effort if you are experiencing any issues with your account. There are several ways that you can take a backup of your account to ensure restoring it from a backup can be done to resolve any issues...

This guide is about restoring your databases from a backup. This guide is intended for clients who wish to restore their database using PHPMyAdmin. If you want to do this, you'll need access to cPanel such as Hostwinds Shared Hosting and Business Hosting, Cloud, VPS, or a...

This guide is about creating a cron job in cPanel to make a backup of your databases. This article is intended for Hostwinds clients who use cPanel and can create a cron job through the cPanel interface. Hostwinds clients are encouraged to keep a working backup before...

This article is about taking a backup of your database. It is intended for clients who have PHPMyAdmin installed on their Hostwinds Shared Hosting, Business Hosting, Cloud, VPS, or Dedicated Server account. Before making any changes to your databases or updating your...

Viruses and Malware Trojans, malware, and viruses are commonplace on the internet. They may be uploaded to your site(s) unknowingly, or you could download one unknowingly. This is especially true for users who use popular content management systems, as they're often a prime...

This is a guide for shared hosting users who have ordered our backup service addon. Verification of Backed-up Data You're responsible for managing and verifying your backed-up data to ensure that the data stored is accurate and complete. If you believe there's an issue with...

This article will describe how to restore data from your Duplicati based nightly backup product. This is actually a straightforward process and should only take a few steps to complete. It should be basically the same in both Windows and Linux servers since the steps would...