[PVE-User] vzdump & exclude-path

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Wed Apr 11 05:57:01 CEST 2012

You can only have one exclude-path config line, try:

exclude-path:  "/tmp/.+" "/var/www/html/cache/.+"

- Dietmar

From: pve-user-bounces at pve.proxmox.com [mailto:pve-user-bounces at pve.proxmox.com] On Behalf Of Francesco R
Sent: Dienstag, 10. April 2012 18:52
To: pve-user at pve.proxmox.com
Subject: [PVE-User] vzdump & exclude-path

we would like to exclude from the daily vzdump snapshots all unnecessary web cache content (tipically /var/www/*/html/*/cache), and /tmp content of course.

We've created /etc/vzdump.conf with

exclude-path: "/tmp/*"
exclude-path: "/var/www/html/cache/*"

as stated in http://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/VZDump, but its content does not effect the daily backups (compressed snapshots) added through the web interface.

Are we trying to do something that makes sense? or the only way is to manually create custom cron backups with "vzdump --exclude-path ..."?

/francesco ronzon
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