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Re: xfsdump sample scripts

To: Greg Freemyer <freemyer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: xfsdump sample scripts
From: John Kihonge <mkulima@xxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 17 May 2002 11:12:46 -0500
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Greg Freemyer wrote:

> I've just been looking at xfsdump and all of its options.
>
> It looks like a really good, feature laden backup program.
>
> I want to start calling it every night from cron.
>
> Are there any sample scripts which are designed to be called from cron and do 
> something like the following:
>
> Session = Todays date
>
> switch(day-of-week)    {
> SUN:  Make a full backup (-L $Session)
> MON-SAT:  Make an incremental from the Sunday backup session
> }
>
> use xfsinvutil to verify the inventory and send an e-mail if there are any 
> problems
>
> use xfsinvutil to delete any inventory over a year old
>
> Perform any other xfs daily maintenance.  i.e. xfs_check, defrag or whatever 
> if appropriate.
>
> ==
> Also there any GUI type interfaces for xfsdump/restore.  I'm thinking of the 
> ones that HP's Omniback uses.
>
> It would be really nice if restores in particular could be controlled via a 
> HTTP interface.
>
> Greg Freemyer
> Internet Engineer
> Deployment and Integration Specialist
> Compaq ASE - Tru64
> Compaq Master ASE - SAN Architect
> The Norcross Group
> www.NorcrossGroup.com

I hope the tips and scripts from the users have been helpful to you.  At the 
moment, there are no GUI type
interfaces for xfsdump/restore.

Kihonge JN


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