Recommended method to backup Samba4 Shares with Permissions
mark.walker at mobilefun.co.uk
Fri Mar 6 03:22:17 MST 2015
I found that rsync 3.0.7 doesnt seem to copy them which is the version on my production server, I stumbled upon dar (disk archiver) and have had great success getting it to copy xattrs. The good news for you is it claims to support differential backups :)
On Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:18:29 -0500
Andrew LaPierre <alapierre at gccsda.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 4, 2015 at 1:03 PM, Richard Sharpe <realrichardsharpe at gmail.com>
> > On Wed, Mar 4, 2015 at 8:53 AM, Andrew LaPierre <alapierre at gccsda.com>
> > wrote:
> > > In the past I've been using rsync with -a option over NFS but now with
> > ACLs
> > > it seems that's not going to preserve the permissions. Is there a bast
> > > method to backup my shares? Preferably something like rsync that just
> > > copies the changes.
> > I thought rsync supported XATTRS
> > (https://rsync.samba.org/security.html) or am I missing something
> > here?
> > > I saw a suggestion for using tar which supports xattr and acls but due to
> > > the size and backup window, sending a full tarball backup across isn't
> > > reasonable.
> > >
> > > Thanks for your suggestions!
> > >
> > > --
> > > Andrew LaPierre
> > > Information Technology Director
> > > Georgia-Cumberland Conference
> Sure enough...I must be running into something else. I'll keep
> experimenting. Thanks!
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