How to Enable/Disable Backups Using the Backup Manager

The InMotion Hosting Backup Manager plugin integrates cPanel with the remote backup system to allow you to maintain your backup data. For instance, you can perform a restoration, monitor the backup storage capacity, and control which data is backed up and how often. In this guide, you can learn how to enable/disable remote backups using the InMotion Hosting Backup Manager plugin in cPanel.

WARNING: These instructions pertain to the management of the Automated Backups that are stored remotely. For more information and details regarding cPanel backups, please be sure to check out our guides: How to Perform a Full Backup in cPanel and Restoring a Backup.

How to Enable/Disable Backups

  1. Log into cPanel.
  2. Click on the Backup Manager icon.
  3. Click the Backup Settings & Scheduling tab.
  4. Click on the expand/collapse triangle next to the Backup Type you would like to adjust the settings for.
  5. Click on the Enable or Disable Backups toggle button.
  6. Click the Apply Changes button to save your new settings.

Congratulations! Now, you know how to enable/disable the Home Directory and MySQL backups using the Backup Manager plugin.

John-Paul Briones Content Writer II

John-Paul is an Electronics Engineer that spent most of his career in IT. He has been a Technical Writer for InMotion since 2013.

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