Opened 7 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

#2041 closed task (fixed)

Set up backup routine for

Reported by: robe Owned by: sac@…
Priority: major Milestone: Website rebranding 2017
Component: SysAdmin Keywords:


The new beta website server

is not yet in our backup routine and needs to be especially when people start doing some serious editing.

I assume we need to setup Bacula but not sure the details of that.

Change History (4)

comment:1 by strk, 7 years ago

Reference wiki page about Bacula: It would be good to also refresh/renew that page if needed

comment:2 by martin, 7 years ago

I've set up a first shot at backing up the staging machine,


comment:3 by robe, 6 years ago

I just added a cronjob to backup the database and website nightly to folder /var/www/backups.

I presume that folder will be picked up by Bacula based on the above link strk provided.

I feel this is necessary in case someone makes a mistake midday to a table or entry and needs to pull a record from old database. Much easier too from SQL backup than the actual mysql db files.

I have the database rotate daily (keep 7 days) but only one website backup since it's about 1.5GB.

comment:4 by robe, 6 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

I think we are done enough with this. Closing it out.

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