Getting started with Acronis backup for DirectAdmin

Modified on Fri, 29 Dec 2023 at 10:50 AM

Integrate Acronis backup into DirectAdmin to provide you and your users a more relaxed way to recover the data. To use this guide, you will need an Acronis backup service for DirectAdmin with

Getting started

Create a step-by-step guide

Step 1: Install the DirectAdmin plugin

Step 2: Configure DirectAdmin service plans and users with individual Acronis access permissions

  • You can configure each plan with access to Acronis Backup and the backup days limit.
  • You can grant a user individually to have access to Acronis backup and the backup days limit. This allows you to upsell a higher retention in higher plans.

Step 3: Configure the retention for your server

Note about retention
While you can offer a high retention (e.g. 180 days), the retention for the backup plan in Acronis is leading. Furthermore, a limit does not guarantee that you can go 180 days back. E.g. if the account was created five days ago, depending on the account creation time and backup time, the available retention is either 4 or 5 days.

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