[Box Backup] Error on boxbackup

James O'Gorman james at netinertia.co.uk
Mon May 2 18:14:28 BST 2011

On Mon, May 02, 2011 at 12:59:42PM -0400, andrew.habashi at bell.ca wrote:
> Are /usr/local/bin and /usr/local/sbin in your PATH?
> Yes
> So as above, what happens when you run /usr/local/sbin/bbstored? Please try passing the -D and -V flags to it to prevent forking and to give more output and show us the output, as well as anything new being sent to syslog.
> Here is what I get: /usr/local/sbin/bbstored: No such file or directory

Are you absolutely sure the *store daemon* is installed?

> Syslog shows:


> May  2 12:41:22 dubai bbackupd[22151]: NOTICE: Box Backup Client
> v0.11rc8, (c) Ben Summers and contributors 2003-2010
> May  2 12:41:22 dubai bbackupd[22153]: NOTICE: Starting daemon,
> version: 0.11rc8
> May  2 12:41:22 dubai bbackupd[22153]: NOTICE: Using configuration
> file: /etc/boxbackup/bbackupd.conf

So you have a *backup client* running, not a store daemon. Are you
actually expecting to be running both on the same machine?

Please run the ps commands again, you should see a bbackupd process.


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