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how to take database backup and restore database in plesk 11 ?


The following steps needs to follow for take Mssql Database Backup from plesk panel.


1.login into plesk panel ---> click Backup manager. You can see More Actions click that combo box and select Database Backup respository.


2. Select your database and then click Backup icon.


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3. In Backup filename field ,type anyname.bak. Backup file should be in .bak format. so type anyname.bak in that filed and then click ok button.


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4. Then you can see backup file generated in panel,click and download the database backup file.



The following steps needs to follow for Mssql Database restoration in plesk panel.

1. Take database local as .bak format. For eg: your database name is hioxtestdb in panel means take db backup in the name of hioxtestdb.bak.

2. Login into plesk panel ---> Backup manager. You can see More Actions click that combo box and select Database Backup respository.

3. Select your database name and then click Upload Backup file icon in top.

4. Then select Database name and click browse to select the database backup file and check Restore database backup immediately upon uploading and click ok.

5. Uploaded backup file will be restored with selected database in server.

Note: Sql database backup file should be .bak format,then only backup will be restored in server. For mysql database backup and restoration in plesk panel are same procedure ,but backup file format is .sql for mysql database. eg: hioxtestdb.sql

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