NOTICE: JetBackup 5 is now available in the Stable Tier. For more information, please visit our Jetbackup 5 Documentation.


System requirements

These are the minimum system requirements for installing JetBackup for cPanel :
  • cPanel version 68 and above
  • CentOS 6 (EoL) / CloudLinux 6 / RedHat 6 (EoL)
  • CentOS 7 / CloudLinux 7 / RedHat 7
  • 64bit OS
  • WHM Tweak Settings - Max cPanel process memory - require at least 2GB

JetBackup for cPanel is installed in two (2) easy to follow steps:

Step 1 - Login to your server as the root user, then execute the following commands on your CLI to install the JetApps repository and plugin manager on your cPanel server:

yum install
yum clean all --enablerepo=jetapps*
yum install jetapps-cpanel --disablerepo=* --enablerepo=jetapps

For cPanel servers with LFD enabled, please make sure to restart lfd before proceeding to Step 2 to make changes in csf.pignore take into effect.

Step 2 - Once the repo and plugin manager installation is complete, you may proceed to install JetBackup for cPanel using one (1) of the two (2) OPTIONS below:

Option 1 (command line): On the same console, execute the following command with your preferred tier.

jetapps --install jetbackup stable

JetBackup will initiate the installation, specifying the version and will prompt Completed once the installation is finished.

Option 2 (GUI): Login to your cPanel WHM server GUI using the root user.
Under the plugins menu, click on JetApps > JetBackup(More Details), choose your preferred tier and approve the installation.

You will be prompted with a success confirmation box once the installation is finished.

For more information regarding JetBackup tiers and updates, please visit JetBackup Updates.

After successfully installing JetBackup for cPanel, visit your cPanel WHM interface and you may access JetBackup under the plugin section. Take the time to review the Getting Started guide to help set up JetBackup and run your first backup!