Usually, most of the people backup only the account files, however, it is a good to backup your system configuration files and directories as well. In this tutorial we have shown how to backup system configuration files in WHM. We assume that you have already logged in to the WHM.

Step 1: On the main screen, click on the Backup >> Configure Backup

Step 2: On the Configure Backup page “Enabled” the Backup Configuration Files option. (see image below)

Backup System Configuration Files

That’s it! Now you know how to backup the system configuration files of your dedicated hosting server via WHM Backup Feature.

To know the exact files and folders that are backed up by the WHM Backups check out the following post:

Which Configuration Files are Backed up by the WHM Backup Feature ?

Note: It is recommended to restore the the system configuration files and directories manually.

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