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How to Restore a Website with JetBackup

In this article, we are going to discuss what steps need to be followed in order to restore or recover a website from the JetBackup backups. The JetBackup plugin is available in cPanel and can be used to restore the website files and databases from the available backups.

What is JetBackup?

JetBackup is a very simple and straightforward solution that is used to retain copies of your site’s data. It is counted among the leading backup solutions in the web hosting industry.

JetBackup offers both remote and local incremental backups. In simple words, JetBackup is a handy tool that you can make use of whenever you wish to backup your website’s content, such as email, databases, files, and other data.

How to restore your website from JetBackup?

The restoration of a website from JetBackup consists of two steps which are:
1. Restore files and directories
2. Restore database.

Restore files and directories

To restore files and directories, first login to cPanel and navigate to the JetBackup section or open the JetBackup Plugin. Now select the

restore a website with JetBackup

restore a website with JetBackup

Now this section will be displaying the dates in which the backups are available. Select the date and click on FIle Manager option shown in the right side.

restore a website with JetBackup

restore a website with JetBackup

On selecting the File manager button, a new page will be open which lists all the files and directories under the home directory of your account. You can also tick on the “Show Hidden files” but to see hidden files inside the directories.

Restore a website with Jetbackup

Restore a website with JetBackup

Now check the directories you want to restore inside your account and click on Restore Selected button which will prompt to a confirmation message . Once accepted the restoration process will be added to the queue.

Restore database

To restore database, first click on the Database Backups option under the JetBackup section.

Restore a website with Jetbackup

Restore a website with Jetbackup

From there the date,size and databases under your account will be listed. Now select the database you want to restore in your account and click on the Restore button.

Restore a website with Jetbackup

Restore a website with JetBackup

Clicking on restore will prompt a confirmation message and following that the restoration will be added to the queue. The restoration progress will be displayed on top of the page and once completed you will get the website loading from the backup you selected.

How to Use JetBackup to Backup Your Website?

Having regular backups of your website’s data is very important. No matter how fail-proof your website is, something can go wrong on any given day. In such cases, a backup can really come in handy. JetBackup is an easy to use backup solution that can help you keep offsite copies of your data.

In this KB article, we will learn how to safely download backups from JetBackup in cPanel.  Continue reading

Setting up FTP & SSH Storage for use with JetBackup – JetBackup SSH Storage

JetBackup is a popular backup application used with cPanel/WHM for backing up cPanel accounts. Our FTP & SSH storage is fully compatible with JetBackup as a storage destination.

If you don’t have an account yet, you can find them here: FTP Storage & SSH Storage

Note: In order to use JetBackup, you must have root level access to your server. If you have a Managed VPS with VeeroTech and would like to use JetBackup, please contact our sales dept.

If you’re familiar with setting up JetBackup already, below are the quick settings to enter:

  • Remote Host: hostname we provided (yourinfo.mystorageserver.com)
  • Port: 2246 (note that we use port 2246 on storage servers)
  • Remote Username: username provided
  • Remote Password: password provided (or that you changed, which we recommend)

After you’ve gotten your storage account, you’ll need to add a new destination within the JetBackup Destination settings. First, you’ll click “+Create New Destination” as shown below.

Jetbackup FTP SSH Destination


You’ll want to choose the following settings:

  • Destination Type: Choose “SSH”
  • Destination Name: Create a name (we chose VeeroTech SSH Storage)
  • Choose Backup Engine: JetBackup – leave the default setting
  • Backup Directory: ./backups (we added the “backups” to the default)
  • Free Disk Limit: Leave default
  • Remote Host: (your hostname provided with our storage “yourinfo.mystorageserver.com”)
  • Port: 2246
  • Remote Username: your storage username
  • Authentication Type: leave default to password
  • Remote Password: your storage password
  • Connection Timeout: leave default
  • Rsync Bandwidth Limit: leave default
  • Rsync Prefer IPv4/IPv6: leave default


JetBackup Destination Settings

JetBackup Settings


After you’ve completed all of the above fields, click the “Apply” button at the bottom. After, you’ll get a notification on the screen that the JetBackup destination was created. If you get an error, please be sure to review the settings in the previous steps.

After you’ve clicked “Apply” and the destination was created successfully, you should now see the directory specified within your cPanel SSH Storage hosting account. Below shows the directory “backups” which we specified in the above steps.


From the menu on the left side of JetBackup, click “Destinations”:


When on the Destinations screen within JetBackup, you can also perform the following actions:

JetBackup Destination Actions