WHM – Deleting files in default backup location


You’re out of space and need to clean up the backups (that’s the quick fix)


  1. Putty (SSH) into your server
  2. Login as root
  3. Password should be manually entered
  4. Type in cd /backup
  5. Type in cd (oldest date folder)
  6. Type in cd accounts
  7. Started deleting (rm)