• Friday, February 16, 2024

We’re making some changes to the way First2Host take and manages backups of cPanel accounts on F2HCloud High Availability Web Hosting. Previously, we took a daily backup of each site on the F2HCloud. These backups would be available to restore using JetBackup from cPanel. Daily backups are stored off-site in Germany. 

3-2-1 Backup Strategy

We’re aligning our Hosting service with the industry standard 3-2-1 backup strategy. The concept of the 3-2-1 backup strategy is that you always have three backups of your data in three locations. These are;

3) Backups on the server.
2) Backups on a different server.
1) Backups in a different location.

When restoring a website you would first choose the backups on the server (3). If, for any reason, you cannot use these, you would next choose backups from a different server (2). And, if all else fails, you have backups in an external location (1).


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