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How to Restore a Hosting Account Backup in WHM

cPanel hosting accounts can be backed up into a full backup/cpmove file, which can then be restored through WHM in a few clicks. Let’s look at restoring a full cPanel account backup with WHM.

First, login to WHM control panel.

Now navigate to Restore a Full Backup/cpmove File in the Backup section.

restore a full backup screen in WHM

To restore a hosting account, scroll down to the Settings area where you can choose the settings for the backup to be restored.

full backup restore settings in WHM

Now you have two choices of how to restore the account backup:

Restore with Username: If you have an account backup already residing on the server, you can type the Username in the field to locate the backup and restore it.

Restore with File: If you have an account backup that you need to upload to the server, choose this option.

Once you’ve specified the account to restore and the backup file to use, click Restore to begin restoring the cPanel account.

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