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  • Backup & Restore

    Backup and restore concepts should be part of every good Nextcloud deployment.


    Nextcloud doesn't come with any build-on backup solution. Backups should be performed on a infrastructure level and take care of all relevant data:

    • configuration files: config.php
    • users data: data directory
    • metadata:database
    • custom themes (if used): themes-folder

    Depending on the deployment and size of your Nextcloud instance, different strategies are recommended.

    A step-by-step guide for small (single server) instances can be found in our public documentation.

    Beside that our deployment recommendations come with some general thoughts regarding backups, relevant for the proposed architecture: