VestaCP is a popular control panel for managing web hosting services. Restoring a VestaCP backup on an Ubuntu 18.04 server involves a few steps to ensure a smooth recovery of your data and configurations.
Step 1: Accessing the VestaCP Panel
Log in to the VestaCP control panel using your username and password. Navigate to the “Backup” section within the control panel.
Step 2: Uploading Backup File
2.1. Generate and Download Backup
If you haven’t created a backup previously, initiate a backup of your VestaCP data from the control panel.
2.2. Uploading Backup
Upload the backup file (usually a .tar file) to your Ubuntu 18.04 server using Secure Copy Protocol (SCP) or File Transfer Protocol (FTP). Ensure the backup file is stored in a directory accessible from the command line.
scp /path/to/backup/file.tar user@server_ip:/path/to/destination/
Step 3: Restoring Backup
3.1. Connect to the Server
SSH into your Ubuntu server.
3.2. Navigate to VestaCP Backup Directory
Move to the VestaCP backup directory.
3.3. Restore Backup
Execute the VestaCP restore script with the appropriate backup file name.
v-restore-user username /path/to/backup/file.tar
username with the appropriate VestaCP username and
/path/to/backup/file.tar with the actual path to your uploaded backup file.
Step 4: Verification and Restarting Services
4.1. Verify Restoration
Check your VestaCP panel to ensure that the restoration process was successful. Verify that all configurations and data are intact.
4.2. Restart Services
Restart relevant services like Apache or Nginx, MySQL, and PHP-FPM to apply the restored configurations:
sudo systemctl restart apache2 sudo systemctl restart nginx sudo systemctl restart mysql sudo systemctl restart php-fpm
Step 5: Testing
Test your web services, databases, and any other applications hosted on the server to ensure they are functioning correctly after the restoration.
Restoring a VestaCP backup on an Ubuntu 18.04 server involves uploading the backup file, running the restoration command, verifying the process, and restarting relevant services. Always make sure to test the functionality of your web services post-restoration to guarantee a successful recovery.
By following this tutorial, you should be able to restore a VestaCP backup efficiently on your Ubuntu 18.04 server.
This guide should assist you in successfully restoring a VestaCP backup on your Ubuntu 18.04 server, ensuring the recovery of your web hosting configurations and data. Adjust paths and commands according to your specific setup and file locations.