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Recommended Folders to Backup

Recommended folders depend on the configuration of your Root Server. For the standard installation, back up the following directories recursively, to be able to restore the system after a reinitialisation.

Notable Locations
Directory Path Contents
/boot Files important for boot process
/etc System configuration files
/home Domains and home directories of users
/root Home directory of root
/var/lib/mysql MySQL-Databases
/var/logs Log-files
/var/spool/mail User-mailboxes
/var/spool/cron Cron-Jobs
/usr/lib/python2.1/site-packages PLESK Configuration
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