Retrieving Server-wide Backup Settings
The get-server-wide-settings operation is used to retrieve the server-wide backup settings.
A request XML packet retrieving backup settings includes the get-server-wide-settings operation node:
<packet> <backup-manager> <get-server-wide-settings/> </backup-manager> </packet>
The get-server-wide-settings node is required. Data type: NoneType.
Response Packet Structure
The get-server-wide-settings node of the response XML packet is presented by type BackupGetServerWideSettingsOutput (
backup.xsd) and structured as follows:
The result node wraps the response retrieved from the server. Data type: resultFilterType (
result, required. It wraps the response got from the server. Data type: resultFilterType (
- status, required. It specifies the execution status of the operation. Data type: string. Allowed values: ok | error.
- errcode, optional. It returns the error code when the operation fails. Data type: unsignedInt.
- errtext, optional. It returns the error message if the operation fails. Data type: string.
The information about the backup settings is held by the settings node, which is presented by the complex type BackupServerWideSettings (
backup.xsd). The node is structured as follows:
- The max-backup-files node is optional. It holds the maximum number of scheduled backups that can be stored in any type of storage. The value -1 means unlimited. Data type: integer.
- The max-backup-processes node is optional. It holds the maximum number of simultaneously running scheduled backup processes. Data type: integer.
- The low-priority node is optional. It indicates whether to run scheduled backup processes with low priority. Data type: boolean.
- The do-not-compress node is optional. It indicates whether to disable or enable the compression of scheduled backup files. Data type: boolean.
- The allow-local-ftp-backup node is optional. It indicates whether to allow the use of Plesk server as an FTP storage for Plesk backups. Data type: boolean.
- The keep-local-backup node is optional. It indicates whether to save backups in the Plesk server storage if their upload to FTP storage fails. Data type: boolean.
A positive response packet received from the server can look as follows:
<packet version="188.8.131.52"> <backup-manager> <get-server-wide-settings> <result> <status>ok</status> <settings> <max-backup-files>12</max-backup-files> <max-backup-processes>10</max-backup-processes> <low-priority>false</low-priority> <do-not-compress>false</do-not-compress> <allow-local-ftp-backup>false</allow-local-ftp-backup> <keep-local-backup>true</keep-local-backup> </settings> </result> </get-server-wide-settings> </backup-manager> </packet>