[Samba] backup_samba4 script failing

Michael Howard mike at dewberryfields.co.uk
Tue Nov 22 15:37:52 UTC 2016

On 22/11/2016 13:22, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Nov 2016 17:07:14 +0400
> Mike Lykov via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
>> 22.11.2016 16:12, Bob of Donelson Trophy via samba пишет:
>>> I am testing the backup script found at
>>> https://github.com/thctlo/samba4/tree/master/backup-script on Ubuntu
>>> 16.04.1LTS with Samba 4.5.0 (from source) running.
>> Are this backup method useful only for one-DC domain?
>> If AD domain runs two or more DC, restore from this backup one of DCs
>> break replication and something more?
> It has its uses in a multi DC domain, you could get replication
> problems where no DC has a full and correct AD.
> The Problem I have with 'KEEP_DAYS' in Louis's script is not that it
> doesn't work, but why would anybody want to keep backups for certain
> days. The AD database changes frequently, so any backup for 15 days
> ago could be well out of date.
In case they unwittingly backed up a corrupt DC?

Mike Howard

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