Change frequency of deleting backups

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Change frequency of deleting backups


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Problem

The frequency with which backups are deleted needs to be changed.


Solution

Run the following as the zimbra user:

crontab -l | grep -i backup 

There should an output similar to the following:

0 0 * * * /opt/zimbra/bin/zmbackup -del 1m --mail-report  

Adjust this using 'crontab -e'. '1m' is 1 month. This can be changed to d(days) and m(month) as needed.


Submitted by: Shashank Tewari
Verified Against: ZCS 8.8, 8.7, 8.6, 8.0.x, 7.x Date Created: 2017-08-23
Article ID: https://wiki.zimbra.com/index.php?title=Change_frequency_of_deleting_backups Date Modified: 2018-08-17



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