File locations and storage

Canopy stores data in the following locations:

Location Type Requires backup Disk space required
/etc/canopy/ Canopy system configuration and license files. Yes <1MB
/opt/checksec/canopy/ Canopy binary data that is managed by the package manager. No +-400MB
/var/opt/checksec/canopy/ User data that is imported into Canopy and generated by Canopy e.g. imported tool data, uploaded screenshots, report template files, generated reports, custom plugins. Yes Depends on amount of data stored and generated inside of Canopy. This ranges from a 1-3GB per year for small installations (< 10 users) and 50GB+ per year for larger installations.
Database (RDBMS specific)   Yes, using RDBMS specific backup procedures as recommended by the RDBMS vendor.