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To download an existing full backup file to your computer, select the desired backup file's filename from the Account Backups menu.
The backup file uses the
backup-MM-DD-YYYY format, where
MM is the month,
DD is the day, and
YYYY is the four-digit year.
Partial backup files store individual sections of your account.
To download a specific item, click the desired items. This method downloads the backup file as a
file to your computer.
The Email Filters backup files only store the domain account-level email filters from the
/etc/vfilters/$domain file. The backup file does not store user account-level email filters.
To use a partial backup to restore a portion of your website, perform the following steps:
When you back up your
/home directory, the backup file includes the following files:
Files that you do not own, but can access.
Backup files do not include files from your
/home directory that you do not own and cannot access.
To exclude certain files and directories from a backup file, place a configuration file in your
/home directory. For more information, read our How to Exclude Files From Backups documentation.