[Box Backup] Server drive failed
boxbackup at fluffy.co.uk
Sun Jan 7 10:15:56 GMT 2007
The Box Backup clients will realise that all the previous data has
vanished from the server, and upload it again without operator
intervention. Remember, it's advertised as a "completely automatic"
Just run bbstored again (after recreating the accounts with
bbstoreaccounts), and everything will work.
On 7 Jan 2007, at 07:44, Diego Ongaro wrote:
> To clarify, we did lose the data on the server that was our
> boxbackup server running bbstored. These backups are almost purely
> in case the boxbackup client (bbackupd) server goes down, so I'm
> not very concerned with old and deleted files. The drive was not on
> a hardware or software RAID, nor were we using boxbackup's software
> raid. We have already installed a new drive but have stopped the
> bbstored service.
> Per said we need to "redo all the backups", and the intent of my
> initial question was to ask how to do that. For example, is there a
> command I need to run on the clients to tell them they need to do a
> full re-sync?
> Thanks again,
> Diego Ongaro
>> On Jan 06, 2007 03:07 AM, Ben Summers <ben at fluffy.co.uk> wrote:
>>> On 5 Jan 2007, at 20:30, Diego Ongaro wrote:
>>>> Our boxbackup server's large drive has failed. We still have /etc
>>>> and /
>>>> on a different (smaller) drive that didn't fail, but we lost the
>>>> server data. How can we bring our backups back up?
>>> Per's response is of course correct if you have lost your server,
>>> which runs bbstored. It's just like you lost your tapes if you had
>>> been using tape backup.
>>> But if you mean a server running the Box Backup client, bbackupd,
>>> want to read this:
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>>> boxbackup at fluffy.co.uk
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