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backup file size limit

Discussion in 'Plesk for Linux - 8.x and Older' started by oscargarcia, May 5, 2005.

  1. oscargarcia

    oscargarcia Guest


    I'm trying to backup my plesk install, but the resulting file is bigger than 2Gb and it fail. The filesystem the backup file resides is ext3.

    How can I override it?
  2. jbarney

    jbarney Guest

    I use this:

    `/usr/local/psa/bin/psadump --do-not-dump-logs --nostop -f - | split -b 1100m - /backup/psadumps/PSA$timestamp`;

    Splits it into 1100 mb chunks, you can use any size you want. I use a perl script to run backups and slap a timestamp on them.