For IONOS Servers using Plesk

To store your backups created with Plesk on an external FTP server, simply follow the steps in this article.

  • Log in to Plesk as an administrator.

  • In the left navigation bar, click Tools & Settings.

  • In the Tools & Resources section, click Backup Manager.

  • Click Remote Storage Settings.

  • Click FTP(S).

  • In the FTP server host name or IP field, enter the IP address or host name of the FTP server.

  • In the Directory to save backup files field, enter the desired path.

  • In the FTP User Name field, type the user name of your FTP account.

  • In the FTP Password field, type the password.


The password cannot be reset or recovered if lost.

  • Optional: To use the secured transfer protocol FTP over SSL (FTPS), select the Use FTPS option.

  • Click Apply, and then click OK.