If anything goes wrong in your website, you need to restore your website from your backup files; but restoring website is not an easy work to anyone. In this article, we will walk you through how to restore a website with VPSrobots.

Before following this guide, please pay attention to the statement below:

  • VPSrobots can restore a website easily between the operating systems below:

Debian 7 to Debian 7, Debian 7 to Debian 8, Debian 7 to Debian 9, Debian 7 to Ubuntu 14,Debian 8 to Ubuntu 16, Debian 9 to Ubuntu 14, Debian 9 to Ubuntu 16, Debian 9 to Ubuntu 17.

  • When restoring a website from the older Linux operating system to the latest one, the older version of themes and plugins may not be compatible with the latest operating system.
  • We will do our best to ensure the compatibility of Linux distribution, Apache, MySQL, and PHP. But we can’t guarantee that your every application is compatible.

 

  1. Log in VPSrobots client, click the server on which your website is running, and connect to the server with password or SSH private key. After that, click Option in the top bar.
  2. After clicking Option, a window pops up. Click Remote storage option, VPSrobots supports Amazon S3 cloud storage to back up your website, fill out the Amazon S3 form, and click Apply button in the bottom right corner.

    Remote storage supported by VPSrobots

    Remote storage

  3. Click Websites Restore option in the left side navigation to open website restore dashboard.
  4. Select your website and the backup file; after this, the restore server is connected automatically. There is an Install button in the lower right corner, it is VPSrobots server-end which needs to be installed when backing up, restoring, and transferring a website with VPSrobots client, and you can click it to install VPSrobots server-end. Lastly, click Restore Now button to restore your website.

    Websites restore dashboard on VPSrobots

    Websites restore dashboard

  5. Depending on the size of your website, it takes a few minutes to restore your website.

In this tutorial, we learned how to restore a website from backup with VPSrobots, you may also want to see our guide on how to transfer a website with VPSrobots.