Run force backup from terminal for WHM based server

Category : cPanel/WHM

To run force backup you need to connect to the server using ROOT login.

Once you have connected to your server, run the following command :


You will receive output that backup has started at xx date time along with the location of it’s log file.

cPanel / WHM backup log file location :


Make sure you have enabled backups prior to running this command (WHM >> Backup Configuration)