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Why do I need space for all backups locally if destination is S3?

Discussion in 'Data Protection' started by equens, Jun 18, 2016.

  1. equens

    equens Well-Known Member

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    Hello, I don't have enought space to backup locally all cpanel accounts, so I decided to backup to S3.

    This is an SSD server and does not have enough space to backup all accounts before being transferred to S3.

    Why does not transfer and delete every account individually before backup the next account?

    Regards,
    Equens.
     
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  2. Ameya Barwe

    Ameya Barwe Well-Known Member

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    Hi,

    It looks like "Retain backups in the default backup directory." options is enabled for your server's backup configuration, try to disable it and see how it goes. :)
     
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    Hello Ameya "Retain backups in the default backup directory" are disabled.

    Hello cPanelMichael, our backup fails because the server does not have enough space to finish while remote transmission is occurring.

    Your backup system should stop until the Cleanup procedure guarantees space to continue with de local backup procedure.
     
  5. cPanelMichael

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    Hello,

    Internal case CPANEL-4455 is open to address the issue where backup generations can result in the local server reaching 100% capacity. There's currently no time frame on a resolution, however I will update this thread with more information as it becomes available.

    Thank you.
     
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  6. Brent Dacus

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    You know there is a 5 gig S3 limit as well. And don't forget to set the configure if you want to send system files..
     
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    Thanks a lot.
     
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