How to change the location for Plesk backup files on a Linux server




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    Hi, i have changed that Backup Location and Backup works but Plesk Fails to Upgrade/ Update... 

    Some Errors: 

    "chown: changing ownership of '/mnt/dumps-box2/mysql.preupgrade.17.5.3-': Permission denied"

    "*** problem report ***
    ERROR while trying to backup MySQL database
    Check the error reason(see log file: /var/log/plesk/install/plesk_17.5.3_installation.log), fix and try again"


    I already chown psaadm and double checked that with new Location. 

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    Michael S.


    1. could you please tell me where is located plesk backup script. I would like to change it a little.

    2. Will it be exchanged if plesk will be upgraded anytime?

    Thanks a lot.

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    Artyom Baranov

    @Michael M.,

    1) The script is located at /usr/local/psa/bin/pleskbackup

    However, I have to notice, that such customization will not be supported. I suggest keeping a backup of the script in case something goes wrong.

    2) A custom script will be replaced during Plesk update in case it was changed by Plesk developers. And it will be always replaced in case of Plesk upgrade.

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