The daily backup zip file in the confluence-home-dir\backup folder is a full site and database backup or is it an incremental backup.
Because i am running out of disk space, I found about 1G of zip file for each day for the last 7 months, if it is a full backup then i can remove all back up zip files except for the very last day in order to save disk space.
yes, those are full backups. I recommend you to make some kind of script with backup deletation scenario like this.
* last week - everything
* before week and last 30 days - one backup per 3 days
* older than 1 month and less than 1 year - 3 backups per month (start, middle and end of month)
Hope it help :-)
Great fast response.
So you recommend a manual back up scheme.
For example :
- If I decide to only back up manual once a week.
- So I can keep this week back up (Nov 19).
- I can keep 1 copy of last month (Oct 19) backup and delete all the back up for that months
- I can delete any back up older than Sept 19
Is this sounds ok ?
I think Petr is suggesting to you make a script that deletes old backup files.
Let the backup continue to run as a service in JIRA.
You can work out new schedules but I do not think a manual backup is what is being recommended.
But yes - backups at Database levels can be created and run manually or via scripts.
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