Re: [BackupPC-users] BUG? Using --omit-dir-times in rsync backup sets all dir dates to beginning of Epoch

2020-05-22 Thread Michael Stowe
On 2020-05-22 16:52, backu...@kosowsky.org wrote: Michael Stowe wrote at about 23:46:54 + on Friday, May 22, 2020: > On 2020-05-22 16:19, backu...@kosowsky.org wrote: > > Michael Stowe wrote at about 22:24:13 + on Friday, May 22, 2020: > > > On 2020-05-22 09:15,

Re: [BackupPC-users] how to install SCGI , exactly??

2020-05-22 Thread Doug Lytle
On 5/21/20 7:54 PM, Michael Walker - Rotech Motor Ltd. wrote: I cannot find any details on how to do this... cpanm is installed and seems to be working.. but WHAT  must I ask it to get, precisely?? Mike, What Linux Distro are you running BackupPC on?  I'm running mine on Debian 10 (Buster)

Re: [BackupPC-users] Testing full restore of backuppc... [private version]

2020-05-22 Thread Craig Barratt via BackupPC-users
Jeff, The tar XferMethod doesn't capture acls and xattrs during backup. Direct Restore in the CGI interface uses the XferMethod setting. Craig On Thu, May 21, 2020 at 10:05 PM wrote: > I also assume that tar doesn't capture ACLs and XATTRs for backup > either then > > What transfer mechanism

Re: [BackupPC-users] Testing full restore of backuppc... MULTIPLE BUGS???

2020-05-22 Thread Michael Stowe
On 2020-05-22 16:49, backu...@kosowsky.org wrote: Michael Stowe wrote at about 22:18:50 + on Friday, May 22, 2020: > On 2020-05-22 11:42, backu...@kosowsky.org wrote: > > 1. Sockets are restored as regular files not special files --> BUG? > > Why would one back up a socket? I am

Re: [BackupPC-users] how to install SCGI , exactly??

2020-05-22 Thread Michael Walker - Rotech Motor Ltd .
Thanks for the hint! BackupPC is installed on an Ubuntu 18.04.4 system... I am trying to get this machine to backup up our Debian 10 file server, since our cloud backup service doesn't support Debian but does support Ubuntu. I haven't used Perl in 20 years, and the last five years been working

Re: [BackupPC-users] how to install SCGI , exactly??

2020-05-22 Thread Doug Lytle
>>> I am currently running BackupPC version 4.3.2 on Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS . >>> Everything seems to be working perfectly, except this pesky "2020-05-22 >>> 10:02:30 scgi : BackupPC_Admin_SCGI: can't load perl SCGI module - install >>> via CPAN; exiting in 60 seconds" error Mike, The only

[BackupPC-users] BUG? Using --omit-dir-times in rsync backup sets all dir dates to beginning of Epoch

2020-05-22 Thread
If I add '--omit-dir-times' to $Conf{RsyncArgsExtra}, then the backups set all the directory dates to the beginning of the Epoch. For example drwxr-xr-x 3 backuppc www-data 1024 Dec 31 1969 pc/ (note this is 1/1/70 00:00:00 GMT) This is inconsistent with normal rsync wich just uses

Re: [BackupPC-users] how to install SCGI , exactly??

2020-05-22 Thread Greg Harris
Or better yet, use CentOS 7 and that packaging. I can’t get to that RPM link at this moment. I’m sure someone else has that link available quickly. Thanks, Greg Harris > On May 22, 2020, at 12:33 PM, Doug Lytle wrote: > >  >> BackupPC is installed on an Ubuntu 18.04.4 system.. > >

Re: [BackupPC-users] how to install SCGI , exactly??

2020-05-22 Thread Doug Lytle
>>> BackupPC is installed on an Ubuntu 18.04.4 system.. You won't want to be using BackupPC from Ubuntu 18.04's PPA, it's only version 3.3.1. BackupPC is currently at 4.3.2 My suggestion would be to install it from tarball. I've found the below instructions

Re: [BackupPC-users] Testing full restore of backuppc... MULTIPLE BUGS???

2020-05-22 Thread
Craig, Using rsync (rather than tar) to restore, I think I confirmed several bugs with the handling of sockets and SELinux attributes Hopefully, I have provided enough info to debug... In summary: 0. All my ACLs are dumped & restored properly (with rsync) --> GOOD 1. Sockets are restored as

Re: [BackupPC-users] BUG? Using --omit-dir-times in rsync backup sets all dir dates to beginning of Epoch

2020-05-22 Thread backuppc
Michael Stowe wrote at about 22:24:13 + on Friday, May 22, 2020: > On 2020-05-22 09:15, backu...@kosowsky.org wrote: > > If I add '--omit-dir-times' to $Conf{RsyncArgsExtra}, then the backups > > set all the directory dates to the beginning of the Epoch. > > > > For example > >

Re: [BackupPC-users] Testing full restore of backuppc... MULTIPLE BUGS???

2020-05-22 Thread backuppc
"" wrote at about 14:42:10 -0400 on Friday, May 22, 2020: > Craig, > Using rsync (rather than tar) to restore, I think I confirmed several > bugs with the handling of sockets and SELinux attributes > > Hopefully, I have provided enough info to debug... > > In summary: > 0. All my ACLs

Re: [BackupPC-users] BUG? Using --omit-dir-times in rsync backup sets all dir dates to beginning of Epoch

2020-05-22 Thread Michael Stowe
On 2020-05-22 16:19, backu...@kosowsky.org wrote: Michael Stowe wrote at about 22:24:13 + on Friday, May 22, 2020: > On 2020-05-22 09:15, backu...@kosowsky.org wrote: > What it does is omit directories from the modification times that it > sets. In other words, you're telling it not to

Re: [BackupPC-users] Testing full restore of backuppc... MULTIPLE BUGS???

2020-05-22 Thread
Michael Stowe wrote at about 22:18:50 + on Friday, May 22, 2020: > On 2020-05-22 11:42, backu...@kosowsky.org wrote: > > 1. Sockets are restored as regular files not special files --> BUG? > > Why would one back up a socket? I am testing the fidelity of the backup/restore cycle.. > > If

Re: [BackupPC-users] BUG? Using --omit-dir-times in rsync backup sets all dir dates to beginning of Epoch

2020-05-22 Thread backuppc
Michael Stowe wrote at about 23:46:54 + on Friday, May 22, 2020: > On 2020-05-22 16:19, backu...@kosowsky.org wrote: > > Michael Stowe wrote at about 22:24:13 + on Friday, May 22, 2020: > > > On 2020-05-22 09:15, backu...@kosowsky.org wrote: > > > What it does is omit directories

Re: [BackupPC-users] Testing full restore of backuppc... MULTIPLE BUGS???

2020-05-22 Thread Michael Stowe
On 2020-05-22 11:42, backu...@kosowsky.org wrote: 1. Sockets are restored as regular files not special files --> BUG? Why would one back up a socket? If you really think this is sensible, you should be able to accomplish it with "--devices --specials" as part of your rsync command lines.

Re: [BackupPC-users] BUG? Using --omit-dir-times in rsync backup sets all dir dates to beginning of Epoch

2020-05-22 Thread Michael Stowe
On 2020-05-22 09:15, backu...@kosowsky.org wrote: If I add '--omit-dir-times' to $Conf{RsyncArgsExtra}, then the backups set all the directory dates to the beginning of the Epoch. For example drwxr-xr-x 3 backuppc www-data 1024 Dec 31 1969 pc/ (note this is 1/1/70 00:00:00 GMT) This is