Backing up and restoring

Discussion in 'General' started by mphayesuk, Oct 19, 2005.

  1. mphayesuk

    mphayesuk Member HowtoForge Supporter

    Ok is there a way to make a backup of customer account data, ie all of them from one server. Install and configure a new server and then import the customer account details into the new one. This way I dont lose any passwords ect.. that the customer creates if I decide to get a new and faster server to use as my hosting server.

    Am I making sense.....

  2. falko

    falko Super Moderator Howtoforge Staff

    This might give you an idea how to start:

    BTW, I'd also backup the /etc folder, your Postfix configuration, your Apache configuration, the BIND configuration, ftp configuration and restore them on the new system.
  3. mphayesuk

    mphayesuk Member HowtoForge Supporter

    Well... its not easy but that looks as though it will work. Thanks for that, hopefully I will never need it.

    Thanks again
  4. nenad

    nenad Member

    What's the purpose of built-in backup in ISPConfig?
    It creates zip files which can be downloaded, but how they can be restored?

    Management --> ISPConfigDatabase --> Backup Data
    Tools & Options --> Backup Manager --> Backup

    But how to restore them through ISPConfig web interface?
  5. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    Thats a database dump of the ISPConfig mySQL DB.

    Backup of websites.

    You can restore them only by FTP.
  6. willcee

    willcee New Member

    hi you all,

    i need to replace my server by another, so i need to backup ispconfig system, user datas, databases, and the webfolders of the users.

    but i think i also need to backup the system users created by ispconfig?
    should they have the same UID as on the old system?

    cheers willcee
  7. falko

    falko Super Moderator Howtoforge Staff

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