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How to exclude specific files/folders from the Plesk backup?

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1. Log in to your Plesk account.

2. Go to Websites & Domains > Backup Manager.
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3. Under Backup Manager, click on Back Up.
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4. Choose the backup type.
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5. Tick mark Exclude specific files from the backup.
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Enter the path of the file you wish to exclude, such as:
/httpdocs/directory/filename.jpg

To exclude a whole directory, enter:
/httpdocs/images

To exclude only specific extensions such as PNG, enter:
/httpdocs/images/*.png

6. Click Ok, and the backup will start generating in the background. At this point, you can navigate away from the page.

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