Scheduled backup removed if Keep backup files for is set to 1 week

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2016-12-12 03:45:19 UTC

Modified:

2017-08-08 13:35:43 UTC

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Scheduled backup removed if Keep backup files for is set to 1 week

Applicable to:

  • Plesk 12.5 for Windows

Symptoms

  • Backup is scheduled with the following options:

    • Keep backup files for 1 week
    • Use incremental
  • With this options scheduled backup removes all existing scheduled backups (but it leaves manual backups), then not taking a backup in its place.

Cause

This is Plesk bug with id #PPPM-5133 , the fix will be included in the next Plesk updates.

Resolution

Keep backup files for option defines how many full backups will be stored.

When full backup is removed, all incremental backup will be removed too.

On 8th day new backup will be created and previous one removed. It leads to losing all incremental backups.

Please note that incremental backup is creating only if there were some changes under the domain. As

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