Hi,

Thanks, yum provides didnt return anything......I must of made a typo...

regards

Steven Jones

Technical Specialist - Linux RHCE

Victoria University, Wellington, NZ

0064 4 463 6272

________________________________________
From: Rich Megginson [rmegg...@redhat.com]
Sent: Friday, 30 September 2011 10:40 a.m.
To: Steven Jones
Cc: Deon Lackey; freeipa-users@redhat.com
Subject: Re: [Freeipa-users] backing up and restoring the backend

On 09/29/2011 03:35 PM, Steven Jones wrote:
> 4.3.1.2. Backing up All Databases from the Command Line
> "To avoid shutting down the server when running a backup, use the db2bak.pl 
> Perl script instead of the bd2bak tool. These are both located in the 
> /usr/lib[64]/dirsrv/slapd-example directory."
>
> This script doesn't seem to be available/present (I did a find on /usr and a 
> yum provides) can it be made available/official?
ipa has moved it to under /var/lib/dirsrv
>
> regards
>
> Steven Jones
>
> Technical Specialist - Linux RHCE
>
> Victoria University, Wellington, NZ
>
> 0064 4 463 6272
>
> ________________________________
> From: Deon Lackey [dlac...@redhat.com]
> Sent: Friday, 30 September 2011 10:20 a.m.
> To: Steven Jones
> Cc: freeipa-users@redhat.com
> Subject: Re: [Freeipa-users] backing up and restoring the backend
>
>
> First off, I have opened a ticket to make it clear in the FreeIPA docs what 
> you should do:
>
> https://fedorahosted.org/freeipa-guide/ticket/25
>
>
>
> Okay, until I get that done, here is the info on what to do for backing up 
> and restoring the DS in general:
>
> http://docs.redhat.com/docs/en-US/Red_Hat_Directory_Server/8.2/html/Administration_Guide/Populating_Directory_Databases-Backing_Up_and_Restoring_Data.html
>
>
>
> There are a couple of different options and scripts you can use, aside from 
> just importing and exporting data.
>
>
>
> Hope that helps!
>
> Deon
>
>
> ________________________________
>
> From: "Steven Jones"<steven.jo...@vuw.ac.nz>
> To: freeipa-users@redhat.com
> Sent: Thursday, September 29, 2011 3:55:35 PM
> Subject: [Freeipa-users] backing up and restoring the backend
>
> Hi,
>
> Backing up
>
> I cant find anything in the documentation discussing backing up and 
> recovering IPA/ldap?....in the past I seem to recall the FDS/389 suggested 
> exporting the data which was then backed up.....I think there was a gui to do 
> that....
>
> So even if its a case of now its easy just backup /var/lib/dirsrv and nothing 
> more is needed, it should say so IMHO.
>
> Restoring
>
> Is there a restore process?  so with FDS/389 you would import the exported 
> file.
>
> regards
>
> Steven Jones
>
> Technical Specialist - Linux RHCE
>
> Victoria University, Wellington, NZ
>
> 0064 4 463 6272
>
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