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How to remove user/account from cPanel backups (cpbackup)

Sometimes you may be required to remove a user from cPanel backups due to inode usage or directory size, in order to do that you can use the web interface to exclude those users in WHM, but i prefer to do everything through the backend, and for those of you who maybe want to write a shell script or something, you may need this as well.


There are two files you can use to remove a user or exclude specific directories from cPanels backup (cpbackup), those two files are:

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