[Samba] rsnapshots/rsync 2 shares

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Fri Aug 9 07:32:48 UTC 2019

Am 09.08.19 um 09:23 schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger via samba:
> Slightly OT maybe:
> at a customer we run the main data share on the samba file server
> (access defined via Windows ACLs) ... so far no surprise ;-)
> then we let a 2nd server pull snapshots via rsnapshot (you know:
> https://rsnapshot.org/) and provide the resulting tree of snapshots via
> samba again: read-only, only for some admin users
> So far OK, runs for years (although it gets slower, other topic)
> Now we notice issues with accessing snapshots, the ACLs don't get synced
> correctly.
> I fiddle with the rsync options now.
> Currently testing "-aAX" (and waiting for the run to finish).
> Does anyone else do something similar?
> I also consider simply using "--chown" here: forget the ACLs in the
> snapshot, just provide them for the admins to pick files here and there.
> And I wonder if "--numeric-ids" is good in this case.

why don't you just make sure users and groups are identical on both

i use "-tPrlpogEAX" for many years in a rsync.sh and never call rsymnc
directly except  scripts with modified params when needed

# -z compress
# -t timestamps
# -P progress
# -r recursive
# -l links
# -p permissions
# -o owner
# -g group
# -E executability
# -A acls
# -X xtended attributes

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