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exclude file type from cpanel back ups

Posted on 2011-02-12
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I need to exclude .flv file types from my cpanel backups by doing the following:

http://docs.cpanel.net/twiki/bin/view/AllDocumentation/WHMDocs/CpbackupExclude

However I'm not sure what the command should be. Is it...

*/.flv

Does the above mean exclude files that end with ".flv" ?
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woolmilkporc earned 2000 total points
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Hi,

according to the link you posted the entry in /home/user/cpbackup-exclude.conf should be:

*/*.flv

Note the second asterisk *!

The first one "wildcards" any leading directory/directories, the second one is a wildcard for any filename preceeding ".flv".

wmp
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by:petewinter
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Many thanks. I will try that with tonights's back up a see if it works. I will come back to you tomorrow,
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by:petewinter
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Perfect. Many thanks
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