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Backups

Discussion in 'Server Configuration and Hosting' started by fernando1027, Dec 4, 2014.

  1. fernando1027

    fernando1027 Member

    I have sypex dumper 2 but i what a cron to take the backup.zip to a folder in my pc if possible and for file backup how could i make the same thing?
     
  2. The Dark Wizard

    The Dark Wizard Well-Known Member

    Well assuming your site is not on your computer, you'd have to make some sort of connection between the server and your PC.

    Usually some kind of SFTP/FTP will do for basic tasks like this. There are many guides on the internet that can help you set this up far better then any advise I can give you.
     
  3. Tracy Perry

    Tracy Perry Well-Known Member

    Yep, if you are on a VPS or dedicated server, rsync is very handy also.
    Otherwise a script running on your local computer to connect via SFTP/FTP to your site and download the file will work. You can also do some magic with renaming via the script and keep a weeks worth (or more if you are really creative) locally.
     

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