[Samba] Backup software
CharlesM at Media-Brokers.com
Thu Apr 11 12:12:02 GMT 2002
I think XFSdump does on XFS filesystems...but I could be wrong.
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> From: samba-admin at lists.samba.org
> [mailto:samba-admin at lists.samba.org]On
> Behalf Of Greg Freemyer
> Sent: Thursday, April 11, 2002 2:20 PM
> To: ACEAlex; samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: re: [Samba] Backup software
> To the best of my knowledge their is not an OpenSource backup
> method that will backup the ACLs on the client.
> If your clients are using FAT, then you have no problems.
> If they are running NTFS on the clients, then you have ACLs
> to worry about, and you will have to decide if you need the
> ACLs backed up up or not.
> i.e. ACLs are the NTFS security info.
> Note: Samba ACLs can be backed up if you ensure you are
> running the right backup software like star or xfsdump.
> >> Hello
> >> Im planing on doing an open source software that handels
> backups. The
> >> purpose is to backup clients in an nt domain. I know
> that there are
> >> comercial software out there but i want to do it the
> right way "open
> >> source
> >> :)". Oki here is my plan
> >> 1. On every client i have a user that has read access to
> the whole system
> >> drive. That user and password is stored on the backup
> server aswell.
> >> 2. The user will use a web interface and from that
> request a backup of the
> >> system.
> >> 3. The backup server will store the request and later
> that night it will
> >> use
> >> samba to mount the client drive and make the backup. Im
> planing on using
> >> gzip or bzip on every file in the system so that you
> easily could recover
> >> files. The files will be stored on cheap ide harddrives.
> You will also be
> >> able to filter out files that you dont need to backup
> "word.exe, swapfile
> >> etc"
> >> Now i wounder if there are any other people out there
> that already has
> >> done
> >> it. Is it a great ide or not?
> >> /Alexander
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> Greg Freemyer
> Internet Engineer
> Deployment and Integration Specialist
> The Norcross Group
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