How to Restore Files and Directories in WHM

Updated: 16 May 2024
WHM Version: 112


This feature allows you to restore files and directories from any available backup in your system. This tutorial will guide you through the process of using this feature.

Accessing WHM

First, you'll need to access your WHM account. You can do this by typing your server's IP address followed by ":2087" into your web browser. After you've logged in, you will be taken to the WHM home screen.

From the WHM home screen, look for the Backup section. In this section, select the File and Directory Restoration option.

Restoring Files and Directories

Once you're in the File and Directory Restoration interface, you will see a list of all available backups. Here are the steps to restore a file or directory:

  1. Select the backup from which you want to restore files or directories.
  2. Click the Restore This Version button next to the file or directory you want to restore.
  3. A confirmation window will appear, click Restore to confirm your decision.

After the restore operation is complete, WHM will display a success message.


Restoring files and directories in WHM is a straightforward process thanks to the File and Directory Restoration feature. Now you can easily restore your data from any available backup in your system. Remember, it's always a good idea to create regular backups of your data to prevent any loss.

Regular backups

It's important to create regular backups of your data. This ensures that even if unforeseen circumstances occur, your data will be safe and readily available for restoration.

Restoration process

Restoring a file or directory will replace any current version of that file or directory. Be sure you want to revert to an older version before proceeding with the restoration process.

External links

File and Directory Restoration for WHM - WHM Documentation