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GoDaddy website backup


Andy

Administrator
Configuration tips:

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Website Details - Ignore this page, the settings are automatic.

Database Options -

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Note: database host is the IP address of your forum.

Direct to MySQL

This is the correct selection, GoDaddy should not even offer Local using PHP.

In order to use Direct to MySQL, you need to go into cPanel and click Remote MySQL so you can add the IP shown in the yellow box.

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Other Options - Set the backup time so it runs early in the morning.
 

Andy

Administrator
To restore from a backup, you will need to navigate to the Manage page:

GoDaddy -> My Products -> Website Security and Backups -> Manage -> Backups (tab) -> Click on white block to bring up the restore page

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Andy

Administrator
Example of the backup page. Here you can select from which day to restore a file from.

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