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Purpose of /usr/local/cpanel/etc/cpbackup-exclude.conf

Discussion in 'Data Protection' started by ottdev, Mar 3, 2018.

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  1. ottdev

    ottdev Well-Known Member

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    Is this part of the install files only ?
    /usr/local/cpanel/etc/cpbackup-exclude.conf

    i.e. does this get copied to /etc/cpbackup-exclude.conf to populate some initial defaults for us, end then /usr/local/cpanel/etc/cpbackup-exclude.conf is never used again?

    i.e. if we add anything to this files, it has no effect, and if so, safe to delete it?
    (to avoid confusion)
     
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    Hello,

    The /etc/cpbackup-exclude.conf file is the copy you should edit to add more exclusions. The /usr/local/cpanel/etc/cpbackup-exclude.conf file includes the system's default exclusions. The exclusions from both files are merged at backup time via the a Pkgacct call.

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