[Samba] Backups of local shares

Morgan Toal toalm at burlington.dst.ia.us
Wed Mar 5 19:03:19 GMT 2003

Vernon A. Fort wrote:
> I use rsync to backup my linux samba shares to a remote tape backup server.
> Users periodically have open/locked files within their shares.  Other than
> telling the users to logout ( this doesn't always work - go figure), how can
> I ensure the files listed in the smbstatus -L are successfully backed up?
> Are there any other samba related tools to assist with automated backups?

BRU and BRU-Pro are supposed to be able to do this.


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