In this tutorial we will help you to clean up your server from old user backups. cPanel users can generate backups of their accounts. These backups are saved in the root of users’ directories, like /home/username/backup.tar.gz.
The filename format of the backups is backup-date_time_username.tar.gz. For example: backup-7.12.2018_19-32-49_hostiso.tar.gz The issue is that these backups take disk space and at some point you may see that your server is low on disk space. So, it’s a good idea to remove these backups from time to time.
We recommend to notify your clients that you are removing backups (older than 7 days etc.) (more…)