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How to backup to remote server via ssh in WHM panel

In WHM (Web Host Manager), you can set up remote backups to a server using SSH. Here are general steps to configure remote backups via SSH in WHM:

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Login to WHM:

Access WHM using your web browser by navigating to https://your-server-ip:2087 or https://your-domain.com:2087. Replace your-server-ip or your-domain.com with your server’s actual IP address or domain.

Navigate to Backup Configuration:

In WHM, look for the “Backup Configuration” or “Backup” section. The location may vary slightly depending on the WHM version and theme.
Configure Additional Destinations:

Look for an option related to “Additional Destinations” or “Destination Type.” Select “SSH” as the destination type.

Enter SSH Details:

Provide the SSH details of your remote server, including the hostname, port, username, and either password or private key.

Specify Backup Directory on Remote Server:

Indicate the remote directory where you want the backups to be stored on the SSH server.

Test Connection:

Some WHM versions may offer a test connection feature to ensure that the provided SSH details are correct.

Save Settings:

Save the remote backup configuration.

Configure Backup Schedule:

Set up the frequency of backups (daily, weekly, etc.) and how many backups to retain.

Initiate a Backup:

You may have an option to manually initiate a backup or wait for the scheduled time.
Please note that the specific steps and options may vary depending on your WHM version and theme. Always refer to the official WHM documentation or contact your hosting provider for the most accurate and up-to-date information.

It’s essential to test the backup process and monitor its execution to ensure that backups are created successfully on the remote server.