[Samba] samba_backup script

Marc Muehlfeld mmuehlfeld at samba.org
Mon Aug 18 14:01:16 MDT 2014

Am 18.08.2014 21:51, schrieb Rowland Penny:
>> This isn't necessary. The script used tdbbackup to hot-backup the ldb
>> files during runtime. This generates *.ldb.bak files. And a later
>> find command excludes the *.ldb files (which may be inconsistent
>> because not exported via tdbbackup first) when doing tar.
> In which case, this (on the Backup & recovery page) needs to be altered.
> If plan to modify the 'samba_backup' script or create an own solution,
> you'll find here some usefull information:
>  * You must never copy a running database!

I'm not sure what should be changed. Didn't these two lines express the

* You must never copy a running database!
* *.ldb and *.tdb files can be backed-up online with 'tdbbackup'

> Also whilst we are mentioning it, there is no such English word as
> 'backuped', it should be 'backed-up' ;-)

Changed. Thanks.


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