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Subject: xfsdump sample scripts
From: Greg Freemyer <freemyer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 16 May 2002 16:24:01 -0400
Organization: The NorcrossGroup
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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



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