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Backup Using FTP


If you want the backup at your local machine using FTP follow the below steps:


1 – Install the  FTP

To install the FTP refer the below link:

2 – Make the compressed file

Go to your document root.

Eg: If you are using an apache application layer then it should be /var/www/webroot/ROOT.

Make the .tar , .zip , etc. file of ROOT folder.

Then give full permission to a compressed file:

chmod 777 root.tar.gz

3 – Download the file

Download the compressed file using FTP at your local machine.

You can also take the backup using ssh.wget ftplink/path of file.

Eg : wget ftp://<ftp-user>:<ftp-password>@< IP Address >/webroot/root.tar.gz

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