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cpbackup-exclude settings - what could be wrong ?

Discussion in 'Data Protection' started by legija, Nov 18, 2009.

  1. legija

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    Hi,

    Since i do need to exclude some dirs from backups, due to limited backup space and a very large amount of data, I've found out about this new feature.

    So, I've edited conf file which is already present in all user dirs and added a line like this :

    /home/user/excludedir

    That should be it, right ?

    But - now i see my server is choking up trying to gzip 320GB of data from that dir i just excluded from backup.

    So, any idea what i did wrong ?
     
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