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Obsolete Releases => SME Server 8.x => Topic started by: CmdLn on March 02, 2017, 05:47:47 AM

Title: Backup results ambiguous
Post by: CmdLn on March 02, 2017, 05:47:47 AM
We have been receiving these emails for months and even though it seems like just a few emails have been skipped and that 157GB was backed up, in actual fact nothing was backed up. Where is the backup script so that I can look into what is going wrong?

Backup started at 2017-02-28 20:00
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The backup drive has been mounted
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20:00 Backup failed -> data could not be synchronized
Maildir/new/1488300444.8555.server
Maildir/new/1488300749.8575.server
Maildir/new/1488301054.8595.server
Maildir/new/1488301355.8649.server
Maildir/new/1488301660.8710.server
Maildir/new/1488301965.8730.server
Maildir/new/1488302270.8763.server
Maildir/new/1488302571.8867.server
Maildir/new/1488302876.8948.server
Maildir/new/1488303181.9049.server
Maildir/new/1488303486.9104.server
Maildir/new/1488303791.9203.server
Maildir/new/1488304096.9264.server
Maildir/new/1488304401.9286.server
Maildir/new/1488304702.9306.server
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Amount of data backed up:
25M     /media/usbdisk/Tuesday/Maildir
632K    /media/usbdisk/Tuesday/db
157G    /media/usbdisk/Tuesday/files
8.0K    /media/usbdisk/Tuesday/ssl.crt
8.0K    /media/usbdisk/Tuesday/ssl.key
8.0K    /media/usbdisk/Tuesday/ssl.pem
16K     /media/usbdisk/Tuesday/web
157G    total
Title: Re: Backup results ambiguous
Post by: Stefano on March 02, 2017, 08:06:45 AM
How do you backup?
Can you give us more details?
Thank you
Title: Re: Backup results ambiguous
Post by: CmdLn on March 05, 2017, 08:26:24 AM
Your question helped in that the backup was done by a custom rsync script that was inherited from an old SME 7 install. i have changed to the standard SME dar backup.
Title: Re: Backup results ambiguous
Post by: Stefano on March 05, 2017, 09:16:00 AM
Fine
Please, start planning the upgrade to SME9
SME8 will be in EOL state in few weeks