How to Configure an FTP backup in Plesk?

1. Log in to your Plesk account.


2. Go to Websites & Domains > Backup Manager.


3. Click on Remote Storage Settings.


4. Click on the FTP(S).


5. Fill in the following details:

Make sure that Use FTP(S) storage is marked as enabled.

FTP server hostname or IP: Enter your FTP domain name or IP Address.

Directory for backup files storage: Enter the path where your backup file will be stored. You can enter directory name such as /backup.

FTP Username: Enter your FTP username.

FTP Password: Enter your FTP Password.

– Use passive mode: We recommended to enable it or leave it as it is.

Use FTPS: You can tick this if your FTP server supports a TLS/Encryption.

6. Click Apply.


If it displays a success message, it means you have successfully configured an FTP(S) backup in your Plesk, and now you can take a backup to your Remote backup server.