How to backup and restore in plesk linux based servers..

BACKUP

/usr/local/psa/bin/pleskbackup -v domains domainname.com backupfilename

RESTORE

CREATING MAPFILE

/usr/local/psa/bin/pleskrestore --create-map backupfilename -map yourmapfilename


yourmapfilename = any name

To restore an domain edit the map

vi yourmapfilename
the map file would be like this

yourdomainname.com 11.22.33.44 # IP address
mysql::@localhost:3306

comment the unwanted domain and save the file

Restoring the domain form mapfile

/usr/local/psa/bin/pleskrestore --restore backupfilename -level domains -map yourmapfilename

This will restore the complete domain