Our web host provider does backup the TTC website, allowing them to restore it after their failure. To be safe however, the club pages in the website, and the file uploads on the website, are copied off the server automatically nightly.
Changes to the website are backed up automatically, using Allwaysync.
- currently the website is backed up every night. See Simon for details.
The automatic backup is
- changed or deleted files are held for 240 days only
This can be done manually:
FileZilla is regularly used to copy changed files from the webserver to local storage.
The two directories that need to be copied to preserve club data are
In addition to preserve website customisations, the following directories are required
It also makes life easier if you backup the email forwarders from CPanel.
- the website is ~4GB in size
Static functioning copy of the website
The website can be archived using the HTTrack website copier. This creates a static functioning copy of the website and all contents.
The website is scanned by the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine.