A complete details about autoftpbackup can be found from -- http://wiki.solusvm.com/Automated_Backups
Admincp >> Nodes > List > Manage Node (On the Node you wish to backup) > Auto FTP Backup.
Under FTP Server Settings
Profile --> make it default
IP or Hostname --> FTP server ip
Username --> FTP user name
Password --> FTP user password
Port --> FTP server port, usually port 21
Passive --> leave it as it is.
Directory --> / is default
Under Backup Settings
Enabled --> Turn backup ON or OFF
Frequency --> Run the backup every day, week or month
Run Time --> 00-23 hours, 00-59 mins
Day --> Only required for weekly
Day of Month --> Only required for monthly
Rotation --> How many backups per vps you want to keep
Ionice Priority --> 0: High - 7: Low. Default is 4
Ionice Class --> 1: realtime, 2: best-effort, 3: idle. Default is 2
Nice --> Niceness range from -20 (most favorable scheduling) to 19 (least favorable). D3fault is 19
Xen HVM/KVM Compression Type --> bzip2 or pbzip2
pbzip2 Threads (Xen/KVM) --> 1
OpenVZ Backup Type --> Online
KVM/Xen Backup Type --> Online
OpenVZ Temp Directory --> Default: /vz/dump
KVM/Xen Temp Directory --> Default: /tmp
Exclude VPS --> CTRL + Click to select multiple
Then click "update"
If you want to run this now, Login into main node and then run
This will take backup of your vps and stored to the FTP server.
Restoring backups can be done via CLI on the node in question. To start a restore, do the following in SSH:
When asked, enter the vserver id of the vps you want to restore as shown in SolusVM.
'''Please note:''' If the VPS has been removed from SolusVM then you will need to create a New VPS for the client and run the following command:
/usr/sbin/vzdump --restore /path/to/backup/file NEW-CONTAINER-ID
That's all :)