backup your entire hosted website using cPanel backup interface and wget

wget --http-user=YourUsername --http-password=YourPassword http://YourWebsiteUrl:2082/getbackup/backup-YourWebsiteUrl-`date +"%-m-%d-%Y"`.tar.gz
this will connect to your hosted website service through the cPanel interface and use its backup tool to backup and download the entire website, locally. (do not forget to replace : YourUsername , YourPassword and YourWebsiteUrl for it to work )

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By: nadavkav
2009-03-31 17:50:41

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