STEP 1: After you have purchased backup slots for your VPS, let's navigate to our VPS service and begin configuring scheduled backups. First, click the Services link on the control panel homepage:
STEP 2: Next, click the product that you would like to configure backups for. In this case, we will set up backups for demo.backups.com:
STEP 3: In the VPS management page, scroll down and select the Backup Jobs link:
STEP 4: You will now enter the backup jobs screen. Select New Job:
STEP 5: Configure the job as needed for your use case. Please see option descriptions below.
Start Time: Will set the start time of the backup. Time zone is in the local datacenter.
Day of the Week: Will seelct the day of the week the backups will run. Multiple days can be selected. Select all days to configure daily backups.
Backup Mode: Selecting Snapshot will allow the VPS to stay online during the backup. Other options will shut the VPS down while backups occur.
Enable Mail Notification: Checking this box will enable status emails to be sent to eh administrative contact on the account.
After all options are set, click the Add button:
STEP 6: Finally, wait until your backup has been completed. After the backup completes, you will see the backup listed as shown below: