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cPanel full backup size is strangely small

Discussion in 'Data Protection' started by nasplet, Jul 17, 2011.

  1. nasplet

    nasplet Member

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    Hello!

    I have a short question about cpanel backups.

    I make a full backup of my cpanel. Size of the .tar.gz backup file that supposedly contain all my files is 800 MB's. However disk space usage in cpanel shows me 4600 MB's.

    Where is the difference? Are all my files backed up or they aren't?

    Thank you in advance for your help! I appriciate it alot.
     
  2. cPanelTristan

    cPanelTristan Quality Assurance Analyst
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    Full backups are compressed archive files so they would be smaller than the account size due to being a compressed file.
     
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