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Manual doing a backup of all accounts with the whm script, is it possible?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by AbeFroman, Dec 30, 2003.

  1. AbeFroman

    AbeFroman BANNED

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    I enabled monthly backups in whm but the latest backup is from Oct.

    Is it possible to run the script that cpanel uses to backup account? Which script is that?
     
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    I noticed that on half my servers(out of 10) backups were working, but there is not a recent(within over a month) backup in the /backup directory. I have ensured WHM is set to backup.

    Has anyone else had this problem?
     
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    Our remote backups stopped all together with the last few updates. We have never got weekly/monthly to work over remote connections so we have gone back to second drive backups.
     
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    You can run
    /scripts/cpbackup
    from shell if you want to do it manually.
     
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    Does scripts /backup/cpbackup run on a cron? where can i find it?

    How do it set the conf file for it so it will work even if the load is high:
    # /scripts/cpbackup
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    Waiting for load to go down to continue
    tar: Removing leading `/' from member names
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    tar: Removing leading `/' from member names
    tar: Removing leading `/' from member names
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    Waiting for load to go down to continue

    I have a dual processor machine and the load is 2.51
    and the top process is
    26222 root 19 19 7732 6388 1624 S N 9.5 0.6 6:50 cpanellogd
     
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    Also, on one of the server its doing directorys and not tar files for the backups....
    /backup/cpbackup/monthly]# ls
    ./ bradbck/ cupidstr/ fotobymi/ jmcopou/ monsonm/ rjcustom/ taoitta/
    ../ brickwa/ davis/ fourgent/ jobli/ motorcyc/


    How do i fix?
     
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    It runs when the cpanel upgrade (scripts/upcp) is run.
    /var/spool/cron/root


    Sounds like you probably have one set to incremental backup.
     
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