How to configure Dropbox backups in Plesk

This article describes how to configure Dropbox backups in Plesk. You can do manual Dropbox backups, or you can configure automatic daily backups.


To configure Dropbox backups for your account, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to Plesk.
  2. In the right sidebar, click Dropbox Backup:

    Plesk - Dropbox Backup icon

  3. At the Dropbox login page, type your Dropbox e-mail and password.

  4. At the folder access page, click Allow:
    Plesk - Dropbox - Allow access

  5. The Plesk Websites & Domains page appears:

    Plesk - Dropbox - Websites and Domains page

  • To create a backup immediately, click Back up Now.
  • To view any tasks that are currently running, click the Current Tasks tab.
  • To change Dropbox settings, click the Settings tab. To enable a scheduled backup, select the Enable Scheduled Backup check box, and then in the Scheduled Time (daily at) text box, type the time when you want the backup to run. Click OK.