In order to access this feature, the account backups and the Retain Backups must be enabled. The option is available under the Default Backup Directory setting in WHM’s Backup Configuration interface. (WHM > Home > Backup > Backup Configuration.)
The Backup Configuration interface permits you and your users to save backup files in locations that have been configured using the Additional Destinations option. The following destinations are included in the list:
To restore the backups from these places, the backup file must be transferred to by users to their servers before they attempt to restore the backups.
The backup files must be manually transferred to your server from the remote location. After the backup files have been transferred to the server, the actual restoration process is handled by the Backup Restoration feature in WHM.
Perform the steps outlined below if you want to transfer a backup file to your server from a remote location:
The backup directories will be similar to the format: BACKUPDIR/date/accounts. In this format, the following codes stand for:
For example, if a server stores its backups in the directory /home/backup, the weekly backup for the user example made on December 16, 2018, can be found under the file /home/backup/weekly/2018-12-16/accounts/example.tar.gz.
The Backup Restoration interface in WHM located under WHM > Home > Backup Restoration will now show the backup files made under the particular date and account.
The Backup Configuration interface in WHM allows the admin and their users to save backup files in Additional Destinations locations using the steps given here.