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How to create an archive in DirectAdmin?

Archives reduce the consuming disk space by compressing the multiples files into one. There are different types of archives available which you can create .zip, .rar, .tar, tar.gz, etc. In the DirectAdmin control panel, you can create multiple types of archives (tar.gz, .zip). Le’t learn, How to create an archive in DirectAdmin?

1. First, to login into DirectAdmin control panel visit, or https://IP-address:2222 or https://server-hostname:2222.


2. Navigate to System Info & Files → File Manager.


3. Navigate to the required directory → Select the Files or Directories.


4. Next, click on “:” → Select Add to archive.


5. Enter the required information,

Path: Specify the path to store the archive.

Name: Enter the name for the archive file.

Type: Select the type of archive from the drop-down. Here you have two options tar.gz and .zip.


6. Finally, click on COMPRESS.


7. Congratulations! You have successfully create archive in DirectAdmin.



Now that we’ve gone over how to create an archive in the DirectAdmin control panel. Also, instead of transferring files one by one, you can directly compress them into one file and uncompress it to the destination.

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