Run cPanel backups manually via command line.
For the legacy system, use this command:
For the new backup system, use this command:
The latter is most likely what you’re looking for and you can append it with a
--force parameter to force the backup to start running.
And then you can tail the log that it outputs if you want to watch it as it runs.
How can I force a backup to run on the new 11.38 system in command line? Best Answer: Yes, you can use: /usr/local/cpanel/bin/backup –force Thank you.