On Fri, 2002-08-16 at 13:29, Greg Freemyer wrote:
> >> I am not a dump expert, but take a look at xfsinvutil and xfsdump -I,
> >> I think the latter is what you want. It has filtering options, and
> >> you can probably combine them with grep to do what you want.
> >> Steve
> >> --
> >> Steve Lord voice: +1-651-683-3511
> >> Principal Engineer, Filesystem Software email: lord@xxxxxxx
> Thanks for the thought Steve, but I don't see any way to get file-by-file
> dump data out of the xfsdump inventory. xfsdump seems to be only keeping
> overall session info in the inventory, not a list of which files are backed
> up by a given xfsdump session.
> On my server, the inventory files themselves are all less than 10K . I have
> over 40,000 files on the server (all non-critical test data), so I'm pretty
> sure xfs is not storing the kind of inventory I was hoping it was.
> I have used OmniBack from HP before, and I pretty sure I could interrogate
> its inventory and it would tell me which tapes had a copy of a specific file.
> Question for all:
> Getting a list of which backups contain a specific file seems like a common
> Does anyone have a solution for this?
> Does Amanda or some other backup management software provide this ability?
Looks like the inventory files are not a complete listing of what is in
various dumps, there is no fast way to work out which dump you need to
restore from at the XFS level. Amanda may offer this type of facility,
I really do not know.
Steve Lord voice: +1-651-683-3511
Principal Engineer, Filesystem Software email: lord@xxxxxxx