Creating and restoring server backups

Want to create a backup of your Minefort server or restore and old backup? Read this guide to find out how!


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Minefort suggests making a backup of your Minecraft server to protect your data in case of server crashes, hardware failure, or other unexpected events when making changes to your Minecraft server. A backup will allow you to restore your server to a previous state, so you don't lose any important data or progress. Additionally, it also helps in case you want to move your server to a different host or location or want to rollback to an earlier version in case of any issues.

We’ve made backing up your server a breeze! In order to create a backup of your Minefort server, you will need to do the following:

  1. Log in to your Minefort account;
  2. Head to the "My Servers" page in your Minefort dashboard;
  3. Once you are in your server panel, press the "Backups" tab located under your server name and IP;
  4. You will now see the amount of backups you have used, aswell as any previous backups;


  1. In order to make a backup of your Minefort server, simply press the "Create backup" button;
  2. Once the backup process has been completed, you will see the following;


You have now successfully created a backup of your Minefort server! 🫡

In order to restore one of your previous server backups, please do the following:

  1. Press the arrow button at the right side of the backup you wish to restore, like displayed below;


  1. Once you have pressed the restore button, you will receive a pop-up asking you to restore your server files;
  2. Press "Confirm".



Your server backup has now been restored! 😄