[Samba] User submitted job

David Touzeau david at touzeau.eu
Fri Feb 18 14:57:34 MST 2011

Take a look here


Le vendredi 18 février 2011 à 16:52 -0500, Gary Dale a écrit :

> On 18/02/11 08:49 AM, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> > Is there a way for a user to run a job on the server?
> >
> > In particular, I want to implement a 'one click' backup using rsync.  
> > An icon on the desktop would do something (in a batch script maybe or 
> > some canned program) that would run a job under their ID that would 
> > rsync their home directory to a backup directory.
> >
> >
> For Linux clients, you could store the home directories on a network 
> share that you back up. If you must use local home directories, add a 
> logout script to rsync to a network share. It doesn't matter which 
> machine (client or server) runs it because the network will be the 
> bottleneck, not the processor.
> If you are talking about Windows clients, simply implement roaming 
> profiles. You get a sync'd copy on the server.
> I echo Jeff Ross's warning to not leave backups to the users.

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