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Can I clear /var/lib/mysqlbackup ??

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by BlueSteam, Aug 18, 2014.

  1. BlueSteam

    BlueSteam Well-Known Member

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    This directory is consuming almost 3Gb but backups are taken once a week and I'm not sure why cPanel is keeping these files here as well?

    Can I clear them?

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  2. cPanelMichael

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    Hello :)

    cPanel should not automatically save MySQL backups to the "/var/lib/mysqlbackup" directory. Check to see if you have a custom cron job that's backing up databases to that directory.

    Thank you.
     
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    Is this a directory created by cPanel or was this created by a third party app?
     
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