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How do I backup my site to my local computer hard drive?

Hey guys,

Source of website: Digital Ocean droplet To back up my contents and database (basically the entire web app).

Thanks in advanced!

p.s. couldn’t find any sources online but backup to another server / hosting provider

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In a Linux terminal, I run ssh root@IP_ADDRESS "dd if=/dev/vda1 | gzip -1 -" | dd of=~/DOimage.gz status=progress. Works a treat.

I used to use Cobian Backup in my Windows Days (several years ago)…looks like it is still active, and had lots of nice features like recursive backups, scheduler, etc. also could be installed as a service.

But for Linux or Macs: rsync <learn it, use it, love it.