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Create Scheduled Backup with Cron

Discussion in 'Plesk 9.x for Linux Issues, Fixes, How-To' started by Daniel Homoki-Farkas, Jul 15, 2010.

  1. Hi,

    I'm trying to create a scheduled backup of all my clients on the server. I would like to put every backup file, to the backup folder, found in the ROOT, so: /backup

    I'm using the following, to the command line:
    /usr/local/psa/bin/pleskbackup <clients>

    And I get this message, through email:
    /bin/sh: -c: line 0: syntax error near unexpected token `newline'
    /bin/sh: -c: line 0: `/usr/local/psa/bin/pleskbackup <clients>'


    My aim is to backup every client on the server.
    But if there is any solution, to backup only the httpdoc-s, and the databases of EVERY domain, than I rather go for that one.

    If someone knows the command line's code for this problem, than please help.

    Kind regards,

    Daniel
     
  2. IgorG

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    Look at output of

    # /usr/local/psa/bin/pleskbackup --help

    and correct your command according it.
     
  3. Hi,

    Thanks, that is working.

    Now I would like to create a backup with cron, to my backup, and storage device, through FTP...

    The command line is the following:
    /usr/local/psa/bin/pleskbackup domains --ftp-login=usuireiki@admin2.netkert.hu --ftp-password=Password --output-file=/private/crontab_backup.tar

    But I keep getting the following email, from Cron Daemon:
    *******************************************************************
    *******************************************************************
    *** You are using old-style pleskbackup command-line interface. ***
    *** Please switch to new style documented in 'pleskbackup help',***
    *** because old style eventually have been dropped. ***
    ********************************************************************
    ********************************************************************

    I of course, did check the pleskbackup help, and did everything, as it is sayed over there, but it is still not working.

    Could you please send me a correct code, with the details provided?

    Thanks for your help in advance!

    Kind regards,

    Daniel Homoki-Farkas

    Ps.: This is not my storage device FTP details. I'm just using a single FTP connection, on an another server!
     
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