backups can become rather huge.

and if you have your own backup mechanism in place… you should:

web mode: per package

manual mode: per user

# edit per user-file:
vim /usr/local/vesta/data/users/admin/user.conf
# Look for BACKUPS="?"
# line to adjust how many backups will be kept.

FNAME='System'
LNAME='Administrator'
PACKAGE='default'
WEB_TEMPLATE='default'
PROXY_TEMPLATE='default'
DNS_TEMPLATE='default'
WEB_DOMAINS='100'
WEB_ALIASES='100'
DNS_DOMAINS='100'
DNS_RECORDS='100'
MAIL_DOMAINS='100'
MAIL_ACCOUNTS='100'
DATABASES='100'
CRON_JOBS='100'
DISK_QUOTA='unlimited'
BANDWIDTH='100000'
NS='ns1.domain.tld,ns2.domain.tld'
SHELL='bash'
BACKUPS='0'

# alternatively
# become user admin
su admin
crontab -e
# place a -> # in front of the v-update-sys-queue backup line
# comment it out
# */5 * * * * sudo /usr/local/vesta/bin/v-update-sys-queue backup


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