- Plesk for Linux
How to restore email accounts from a Plesk backup?
Go to Domains > example.com > Backup Manager.
Click on a backup from which you want to restore mail data.
For What do you want to restore? select Selected objects.
Set the type of object - Mail account.
Select an email account from the list and click on it to move to the selected list.
Click OK to start the restoration.
Connect to the server via SSH.
List all available Plesk backups:
# /usr/local/psa/admin/bin/pmm-ras --get-dump-list | grep .xml:
pleskrestoreutility to restore the mail data.
# /usr/local/psa/bin/pleskrestore --restore /var/lib/psa/dumps/domains/example.com/backup_info_2301030133.xml -only-mailnames list:email@example.com
backup_info_2301030133.xml - backup name from step 2
firstname.lastname@example.org - email account which is going to be restored
To learn more about the
pleskrestoreutility options, run the command:
# /usr/local/psa/bin/pleskrestore --help
It is possibile to restore a mailbox to another/new mailbox instead of the same mailbox?
Example: User email@example.com want to restore a backup of one week ago without losing his last email. Would it be possibile to restore the email to a temporary mailbox firstname.lastname@example.org?
If restoring to the same account:
Does the restored content replaces and deleted the current mail contained in the mailbox at the time it is restored?
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