[Samba] Re: Just a quick suggestion for backup solution, please???
Adam Tauno Williams
awilliam at whitemice.org
Sat Sep 18 18:53:17 GMT 2004
> > Ive been using samba for a while, but I have no backups...
> > Id just like something simple and effective, with some easy way to
> > files...
> > Any quick suggestion, please?
If you have ACL support enabled on you Samba server make sure your
backup solution supports backing up meta-data and extended attributes.
99 of out 100 do NOT.
Our solution (even after looking at commercial packages) has been to use
XFS filesystems and xfsdump/xfsrestore.
> I have read good things about Arkeia (www.arkeia.com). They have a light
> version that is free.
And crazy expensive.
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