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Help with smeserver-backup2ws

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Help with smeserver-backup2ws
« on: February 15, 2006, 11:43:49 PM »
Can some tell me how do do this???? Backing up the sme server with the notes below?????

smeserver-backup2ws

SME Version(s)    6.0.1 & 6.5rc1

Description    Backup to workstation panel for SME Server - smeserver-backup2ws provides a panel for performing server backups to Windows workstation share(s) using Rar (http://rarlabs.com) which is a robust shareware backup tool. It archives to either a single file or may split archives over several files. It includes compression and provides proper saving and restoration of links and extended ownership/rights attributes. The files are viewable on the Windows workstation with WinRar.

Offline raem

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Re: Help with smeserver-backup2ws
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2006, 10:21:12 AM »
There are lots of old posts relating to usage of backup2ws, search on backup or backup2ws !

Basics:
Install the latest rpm for your OS
Configure settings in the new server manager panel, the descriptions are fairly self explanatory.
I suggest you create the Disaster Recovery (911) backup job and also a small test backup of say /root.
Manualy invoke the test backup of /root to establish if you have the correct settings etc, it should complete in approx 1 minute.
Check your workstation to see if the backup file was created.
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