Create or Extract a tar.gz File

Make an archive of a plesk httpdocs directory


tar -cvzf domain.com_backup_7.17.14.tar.gz /var/www/vhosts/domain.com/httpdocs/

Result


-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 14482441 Jul 17 14:09 domain.com_backup_7.17.14.tar.gz

Extract the same file


tar -xf domain.com_backup_7.17.14.tar.gz