How to install cPremote backup plugin?

How to install cPremote? cPremote is a cPanel backup plugin for managing backups. It’s a paid and licensed plugin. It supports incremental, compressed and uncompressed backups with seven days retention.


cPremote has a WHM interface that helps server admins as well as cPanel end-users to manage their backups. Hence cPremote management is quite easy. It has restore features too.

cPremote restore feature includes the restore of full backups, home directories, email accounts, domains, subdomains, MySQL databases, files, and folders, etc.

It basically uses rsync command to sync the backups to its destination. Hence this won’t consume much CPU while doing backups.

Installation Requirements

  1. Operating system – CentOS 6/7.
  2. Latest cPanel version – 11.60 or its higher versions

How to install cPremote?

Before proceeding with the installation, we need to license the IP. Log into your account at our portal and add a license for it. Once your IP is licensed, you’re good to proceed with its installation. Yeah, let’s start!

IonCube Loader Installation:

Before installing the package make sure you have enabled ioncube loader as cPanel PHP loader in WHM >> Tweak settings. Else your installation will be failed. Once ioncube is set as cPanel PHP loader, you can proceed with the following step:

Run the Command to Install:

curl -LsO && sh installer

Now, we can check the web interface of cPremote in WHM.

Log into WHM. Navigate to the cPremote section to manage your cPremote – backup plugin.

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