Vesta Backup Cron Job ubuntu 14.04

Posted January 31, 2016 8.2k views
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I have this problem that has been bothering me for quite some time. I have installed the VestaCP on my ubuntu 14.04 droplet. It has only the default cron jobs. The problem that occurs is that a “backup” directory is created, where all the backups are kept, and this directory eventually takes up the whole disk space of the droplet. I can delete manually afterwards. Any help with that??

below is the list of all the cron jobs:

sudo /usr/local/vesta/bin/v-update-sys-rrd
sudo /usr/local/vesta/bin/v-update-user-stats
sudo /usr/local/vesta/bin/v-backup-users
sudo /usr/local/vesta/bin/v-update-sys-queue backup
sudo /usr/local/vesta/bin/v-update-sys-queue webstats
sudo /usr/local/vesta/bin/v-update-sys-queue traffic
sudo /usr/local/vesta/bin/v-update-sys-queue disk

Thanks in advance

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I am not super familiar with Vesta but a quick search found this which would indicate that you can disable backups completely by deleting the cron job or configure them to back up to a separate FTP server instead.

I hope the problem is already resolved.

For people who came here for a solution: you should go to “Packages” section in Vesta panel and create a new package with an amount of backups you need.
Then go to “Users” section and edit a user to set the new package.