[Samba] vfs_shadow_copy2 with snapprefix & delimiter options in samba 4.6.2
Anoop C S
anoopcs at autistici.org
Mon Feb 19 05:28:56 UTC 2018
On Fri, 2018-02-16 at 18:26 +0000, Michael Miller via samba wrote:
> As per the list.samba.org link, did you try including the delimiter
> within the format, ie as shown in the following?
> shadow:snapprefix = ^d[A-Za-z0-9]*y$
> shadow:delimiter = _IPG_
> shadow:format = _IPG_%Y.%m.%d-%H.%M.%S
Yes. Please try after including delimiter within shadow:format. It should work.
> On 16/02/2018 16:50, Edouard Guigné via samba wrote:
> > Hello Dear Samba Users,
> > I have sucessfully set a samba share on a centos 7 box (samba 4.6.2)
> > and succeeded into make work snapshots (vfs_shadow_copy2 with xfs and
> > lvm).
> > The snapshots appears well in windows previous versions.
> > However, I expected to go further with snapshots and use the options
> > "shadow:snapprefix" and "shadow:delimiter"in order to filter daily,
> > weekly snapshots...
> > I did not succeed to do it ; nothing is displayed in windows previous
> > versions when "shadow:snapprefix" and "shadow:delimiter" are set.
> > My snapshots are with the following format, e.g. for daily snapshots :
> > daily_IPG_%Y.%m.%d-%H.%M.%S
> > I tried
> > shadow:snapprefix = ^d[A-Za-z0-9]*y$
> > shadow:delimiter = _IPG_
> > shadow:format = %Y.%m.%d-%H.%M.%S
> > I find an example at
> > https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/red_hat_gluster_storage/3.3/html/administration_gu
> > ide/sect-smb
> > and I also notice that there is a bug :
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1329716
> > https://lists.samba.org/archive/samba/2017-April/207869.html
> > May you help me to configure snapprefix and delimiter options ?
> > Best Regards,
> > Ed
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