Exclude files and folders from Site Backup

If you don't want Site Backup to keep backups of certain things on your account (directories, types of files), you can add them to your exclusion list.

  1. From the Plesk home page, on the far right, click Site Backup.
  2. Click Select Directories (Select Directories).
  3. In the Exclusions area, enter what you want to exclude from backups using the following syntax:
    Element Syntax Example
    Directory The directory name tmp
    Individual files The file name db1.sql
    File types A period entered by the file extension .sql
  4. Click Save.

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