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Linux Plesk Server Exhausted of Free Disk Space After Trying To Download a Backup File

Applies To

  • Parallels Plesk Panel 11.x for Linux
  • Parallels Plesk Panel 10.x for Linux
  • Parallels Plesk Panel 9.x for Linux/Unix
  • Parallels Plesk Panel 8.x for Linux/Unix

Warning Sign

When you perform a system backup from the Parallels Plesk Control Panel, then after its completion you normally go to the Backup Manager and Click to download the current backup file. But sometimes file never get downloaded and you experience a slow  server performance.


The above situation occurs  most likely due to the unavailable free disk space on one of your partitions.


If you have a small root partition:

[[email protected]/]# df -h
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
9.5G 6.1G 3.0G 68% /
437G 51G 364G 13% /var read more