[BackupPC-users] Weird failure

2015-05-05 Thread Bzzzz
Debian sid Backuppc V. 3.3.0-2 = Hi list, BackupPC svr: Debian sid address 3 other machines than the server; 1 is Debian oldstable (squeeze), OK, 2 are Debian sid, but one is failing. The message is: backup failed (fileListReceive failed) All machines have exactly the

Re: [BackupPC-users] [CentOS 7] backuppc is not working

2015-08-07 Thread Bzzzz
On Thu, 06 Aug 2015 20:31:27 -0700 yashiahru backuppc-fo...@backupcentral.com wrote: Hi, 1st time after installation and config a apache user for backuppc when i visit http://localhost/BackupPC the login page is downloaded Your browser indicating a download usually shows that the script

Re: [BackupPC-users] prevent full OS partition when data disk fails

2015-07-14 Thread Bzzzz
On Tue, 14 Jul 2015 10:31:42 + Jürgen Depicker jurgen.depic...@let.be wrote: My setup: all virtualized; all backups stored in /var/lib/backuppc , but that is /dev/sdb1 mounted there. So if that drive fails, I'm pretty sure Backuppc will fill up my / partition recreating the backup in the

Re: [BackupPC-users] prevent full OS partition when data disk fails

2015-07-14 Thread Bzzzz
On Tue, 14 Jul 2015 11:40:58 + Jürgen Depicker jurgen.depic...@let.be wrote: Unmounting /dev/sdb1 while Backuppc service is running is not possible either, so my other option would be to shutdown one of the virtual disk servers which I don't really want to do... Greetings, J Simpler

Re: [BackupPC-users] Automatically spot-checking backups?

2015-10-29 Thread Bzzzz
On Thu, 29 Oct 2015 13:31:34 -0400 Dave Sill wrote: > Is there any reasonable way to do API? Is there an this for BackupPC? May be a better way to get a deep check without esoteric fiddling would be to raise $Conf{RsyncCsumCacheVerifyProb} and enable checksum caching

Re: [BackupPC-users] Slow transfer via rsync?

2015-09-27 Thread Bzzzz
On Sun, 27 Sep 2015 22:48:43 +0200 Christian Völker wrote: > Hi guys, Hi Chris, … > The connection is now a 5Mbit/s (uplink) leased line with fixed IP > (connected through OpenVPN to the BackuPC host). The backup takes > ages! How much is the downlink? (rsync needs a good

Re: [BackupPC-users] Slow transfer via rsync?

2015-09-28 Thread Bzzzz
On Mon, 28 Sep 2015 05:41:31 +0200 Christian Völker wrote: > >> When calculating with a 5Mbit/s linke 27GB should be transferred > >> within ~15hours. Here, the initial full backup is not yet done and > >> is already running more than 24hours! > > Make sure you only use one

Re: [BackupPC-users] Slow transfer via rsync?

2015-09-28 Thread Bzzzz
On Mon, 28 Sep 2015 14:55:35 +0200 Christian Völker wrote: > Hi all, Hi alone ;-p) … > Why is it still so slow? I recently ran into such a problem with an old laptop used as a HTTP svr and having a dead battery. It came from it but the problem was gone after a reboot (ssh

[BackupPC-users] Garbage into XferLog.z

2016-01-13 Thread Bzzzz
Hi list, First, I already have had this problem for this particular machine when I wanted it to be a client (garbage into NewFileList). It runs under a Debian sid 64bits, just like half of my park (1/2: sid 64bits & 32bits, 2/2: jessie 32bits). Today, it becomes the backuppc svr and I still have

Re: [BackupPC-users] Garbage into XferLog.z

2016-01-15 Thread Bzzzz
On Thu, 14 Jan 2016 10:14:59 +1100 Adam Goryachev wrote: Hi Adam, I just reinstalled perl and all of backuppc dependencies, unfortunately, this doesn't change anything about XferLOG.z :( (no sign of HD degradation.) JY

Re: [BackupPC-users] Garbage into XferLog.z - [SOLVED]

2016-01-19 Thread Bzzzz
On Thu, 14 Jan 2016 10:14:59 +1100 Adam Goryachev <mailingli...@websitemanagers.com.au> wrote: > On 14/01/16 07:22, B wrote: > > Hi list, > > > > First, I already have had this problem for this particular machine > > when I wanted it to be a client (garba

Re: [BackupPC-users] Archive backup with encryption

2016-12-09 Thread Bzzzz
On Fri, 9 Dec 2016 14:01:01 +0100 Peter Viskup wrote: > Dear all, Dear alone, > would like to ask whether it would be possible to use BackupPC to > store encrypted archives of sensitive directories from the clients > *only*. The easiest way I found to do so is to have

[BackupPC-users] XferLOG.z is all trashed

2017-03-22 Thread Bzzzz
debian jessie === Hi folks, I had this problem some times ago, it disappeared I don't know how an now it's back :/ The machine was left alone more than a month, but I don't recall any major intervention on it. ssh is working normally and is ok w/ BPC. When I run BPC from the a

Re: [BackupPC-users] XferLOG.z is all trashed

2017-04-02 Thread Bzzzz
complaining about not having TERM set - which it won't with ssh trying > to start a command remotely. > On Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 11:48 PM, B <lazyvi...@gmx.com> wrote: > > > > Got remote protocol 1297237332 > > Fatal error (bad version): TERM environment v

Re: [BackupPC-users] backuppc 4: rsync error: unexplained error (code 255) at io.c(629) [Receiver=3.0.9.8])

2017-08-01 Thread Bzzzz
On Tue, 1 Aug 2017 22:20:23 -0400 Romain Pelissier wrote: > Hi, > I have check the setting: > > $Conf{RsyncClientCmd} = '$sshPath -q -x -l root $host $rsyncPath > $argList+'; > > and all seems to be fine but every backup tries to login on a host > with the backuppc

Re: [BackupPC-users] Backing up the BackupPC pool

2017-08-10 Thread Bzzzz
On Fri, 11 Aug 2017 07:12:30 +0200 Hannes Elvemyr wrote: > I'm taking about BPC itself. Why? Let's take an example. > > 00:30 My nightly rsync script starts to sync pool to off-site storage. > This night, there happens to be a lot of new data an it takes time. > 01:00

Re: [BackupPC-users] Backing up the BackupPC pool

2017-08-09 Thread Bzzzz
On Thu, 10 Aug 2017 11:26:26 +0800 Alexey Safonov wrote: > you can use for example FreeNAS (ZFS based) which can sync snapshots. you can even do better (depending on your IT Dpt size), using GlusterFS onto ZFS, and synchronize with the remote site :) However, these

Re: [BackupPC-users] Backing up the BackupPC pool

2017-08-10 Thread Bzzzz
On Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:16:27 +0200 Hannes Elvemyr wrote: > Would it be wise to stop/start BackupPC every night? Can it introduce > any problem? What if my copy process (for instance rsync over Internet > to an off-site storage) takes 1 hour, maybe 2 hours some days, well >

Re: [BackupPC-users] Backing up the server computer

2017-07-16 Thread Bzzzz
On Sun, 16 Jul 2017 10:12:39 -0400 Bob Katz wrote: > I appreciate that. Well, if I have to do a bare metal restore I would > use a clone, it's safer, if it's recent. I don't see where it could be safer; the worse you can have are eventual dangling files if the install image

Re: [BackupPC-users] Backing up the server computer

2017-07-14 Thread Bzzzz
On Fri, 14 Jul 2017 18:22:54 -0400 Bob Katz wrote: > Oh boy I get it!!! I can't believe how stupid I was about that. Me too ;-p) > Well, doesn't this mean I have to establish a whole bunch of modules > with a different path for each module, in order to back up

Re: [BackupPC-users] Backing up the server computer

2017-07-14 Thread Bzzzz
On Fri, 14 Jul 2017 18:56:19 -0400 Paul Fox wrote: > i confess i haven't been following this thread in all its gory detail, The BackupPC god absolves you (although, it is the BPC v.3x god, so you'll need to upgrade the confessionnal if you want to also be absolved by

Re: [BackupPC-users] Backing up the server computer

2017-07-14 Thread Bzzzz
On Fri, 14 Jul 2017 18:56:19 -0400 Paul Fox wrote: Just a precision for B.Katz: I also have a script that creates an _INSTALLED_PKGS.txt file from the usual command (debian), launched as a pre-backup command to be able to easily reconstruct the full exact working

Re: [BackupPC-users] Backing up the server computer

2017-07-15 Thread Bzzzz
On Sat, 15 Jul 2017 16:20:32 +1000 Adam Goryachev wrote: > Actually, I think you will find that /proc, /dev, /sys, etc are > actually different filesystems, and so will automatically be excluded > by --one-file-system. On 2nd thought, that looks logical from

Re: [BackupPC-users] Ran out of inodes

2017-07-15 Thread Bzzzz
On Fri, 14 Jul 2017 15:11:36 +0300 Tapio Lehtonen wrote: > Running BackupPC 3 on Debian Wheezy. Ran out of inodes on 250 GB > filesystem, max inodes was 15 million. Use the force, change to a better FS: XFS (w/ the inode64 switch on) eg: laptop 500GB HD filled @

Re: [BackupPC-users] I'd like to make a suggestion to the BPC devs

2017-07-20 Thread Bzzzz
On Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:26:18 +0200 Daniel Berteaud wrote: > I think this is out of BackupPC's scope Please develop, don't drop me dry, why is that? Why adding a kinda-Xtiple-fugitive-daily-snapshots of only touched files is out of the BPC's scope ? On the other

Re: [BackupPC-users] I'd like to make a suggestion to the BPC devs

2017-07-20 Thread Bzzzz
On Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:18:44 -0600 Ray Frush wrote: > I believe you could do something like you propose with the current > BackupPC by setting the "IncrPeriod' to 0.04 (1/24 of a day). You'd > have to make some interesting settings for "FillCycle" and > "FullKeepCnt"

Re: [BackupPC-users] I'd like to make a suggestion to the BPC devs

2017-07-20 Thread Bzzzz
On Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:27:30 +0200 Daniel Berteaud wrote: > Because what you want to achieve is not really backups, but some kind > of rotative snapshots. There are lots of different ways to do this > (LVM, LVM-thin, btrfs, zfs etc..), and this is very dependant on

Re: [BackupPC-users] I'd like to make a suggestion to the BPC devs

2017-07-20 Thread Bzzzz
On Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:17:29 -0500 Les Mikesell wrote: > You can set the schedule to run as often as you like, but the > underlying tools are going to have to traverse the whole directory > tree to find the touched files, which you probably don't want to > happen while you

Re: [BackupPC-users] I'd like to make a suggestion to the BPC devsm

2017-07-21 Thread Bzzzz
On Sat, 22 Jul 2017 02:40:57 +1000 Adam Goryachev wrote: > I think you want both snapshots on the local server, as well as BPC on > a remote server. They each serve a different need. Hmm, I'm not that sure; for the time being, snapshots will be kept and

Re: [BackupPC-users] I'd like to make a suggestion to the BPC devsm

2017-07-21 Thread Bzzzz
On Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:12:25 -0500 Les Mikesell wrote: > There is a missing piece in terms of recreating the > partitions/filesystems/raids to match the system you want to recreate, OMFG, ZE missing link ? ;-p) > unless you have already automated that with tuned

Re: [BackupPC-users] I'd like to make a suggestion to the BPC devs

2017-07-21 Thread Bzzzz
On Fri, 21 Jul 2017 06:29:46 -0700 Kenneth Porter wrote: > A better solution would be a change to rsyncd to monitor its > filesystem and remember which files were touched since the last > backup. Yep, this is much closer to what I imagined. > Some filesystems have a

[BackupPC-users] I'd like to make a suggestion to the BPC devs

2017-07-19 Thread Bzzzz
Hi Bacukppcers, My suggestion is to avoid using such things as FS snapshots during the day to avoid work losses. An addition to BPC could do the trick, preferably saving the result in another directory than the main one, by checking which files have been touched the present day and save them

Re: [BackupPC-users] I'd like to make a suggestion to the BPC devsm

2017-07-21 Thread Bzzzz
On Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:27:41 -0500 Les Mikesell wrote: > The quick fix here is to use a Mac with an external or network drive > for time machine. If you aren't familiar with it, it does exactly Among many other, Apple products are to stay out of the company. > what you

Re: [BackupPC-users] Backing up the BackupPC pool

2017-08-09 Thread Bzzzz
On Wed, 9 Aug 2017 22:47:25 +0200 Hannes Elvemyr wrote: > Hi! Biscotte Hannes, > I'm using BackupPC for all my machines and it's great! I would now > like to protect my BackupPC pool somehow (if my BackupPC server > crashes, gets stolen or burns up I don't want to loose the

Re: [BackupPC-users] Backing up the BackupPC pool

2017-08-09 Thread Bzzzz
On Wed, 9 Aug 2017 22:47:25 +0200 Hannes Elvemyr wrote: I forgot: for either solution, you wanna have a deep look at https://www.wireguard.com/ , a VPN solution faster than any competition, very easy to set up, protected by PFS and elliptic curve crypto. JY

Re: [BackupPC-users] Backing up the BackupPC pool

2017-08-09 Thread Bzzzz
On Wed, 9 Aug 2017 16:29:49 -0600 Ray Frush wrote: > A snapshot of the BackupPC Filesystem does not protect from gross > hardware failure of the storage that destroys both the data and the > snapshots. I think he meant making a snapshot then convey it to he's 2nd site.

[BackupPC-users] Question about v4

2017-08-06 Thread Bzzzz
Hi backuppcers, I'm gonna switch from v3 to v4 and have a question about it: * doc says hardlinked files inodes are stored in each backup tree, I guess that BPC partition being formatted in XFS, any optimization (that might move any file) of this partition is out of the question ? Jean-Yves

Re: [BackupPC-users] Question about v4

2017-08-07 Thread Bzzzz
not-hardlinking-but-much-like-it, moving a file whose inode's reference is contained in another one would break this system (?) JY > -- > Ray Frush > Colorado State University. > > > On Sun, Aug 6, 2017 at 6:10 PM, B <lazyvi...@gmx.com> wrote: > > > Hi bac

Re: [BackupPC-users] Question about v4

2017-08-07 Thread Bzzzz
On Mon, 7 Aug 2017 10:17:41 -0700 Craig Barratt via BackupPC-users wrote: > Sorry that it isn't very clearly stated Nooo, there's no more sorry in stock… may be a little forgive, for the lowest rate of $.91 (sub-primed credit allowed) ;-p) > and it

Re: [BackupPC-users] How to backup a laptop over internet

2017-05-28 Thread Bzzzz
On Sun, 28 May 2017 21:21:32 +0200 B <lazyvi...@gmx.com> wrote: > And this won't work, even if you know by advance the IP where your > laptop can be reached, unless you open a hole in the firewall &| adsl > box/modem in the home that host you. Forget about that, I was th

Re: [BackupPC-users] How to backup a laptop over internet

2017-05-28 Thread Bzzzz
On Sun, 28 May 2017 20:50:55 +0200 Xuo wrote: > Le 22/051/2217 à 198.44, Xuo a écrit : > > Hi, Hi, > > I am using BackupPC on my laptop when it is connected to my local > > network at home. > > But, when I'm not at home (durin the work week), I don't know how to > > do. I'm not

Re: [BackupPC-users] How to backup a laptop over internet

2017-05-29 Thread Bzzzz
On Mon, 29 May 2017 20:56:01 +0200 Xuo wrote: > Hi, Hi Xuo, > My pc is running Mageia5. > I don't understand how a VPN connection could help solving my problem. > Could you please explain more in details ? A VPN means either a roadwarrior (your itinerant laptop) can connect and

Re: [BackupPC-users] How to backup a laptop over internet

2017-05-29 Thread Bzzzz
On Mon, 29 May 2017 14:21:18 -0500 Les Mikesell wrote: Hi Les, … > to access the web interface. A good starting point would be looking > at point-to-point configurations of OpenVPN.You'll need either a > stable IP address for your home network or at least something

Re: [BackupPC-users] How to backup a laptop over internet

2017-05-29 Thread Bzzzz
On Tue, 30 May 2017 09:13:14 +1000 Adam Goryachev wrote: > Wasn't there a recent extension to ClientNameAlias which allows > multiple addresses to be used, which will be tried (in order), and the > first found would run the backup? Duno, Adam, I'm still in

Re: [BackupPC-users] Backing up a NFS share on Windows using BackupPC

2017-10-16 Thread Bzzzz
On Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:03:08 + (UTC) Michael Stowe wrote: > needs, you may choose to ignore this, or implement the > Windows-recommended solution of shadow-copies. It seems to be the right answer, as many (if not all?) w$ backup programs (O-S or commercial)

Re: [BackupPC-users] pc files ereadable (encoding?)

2017-09-05 Thread Bzzzz
On Tue, 5 Sep 2017 23:55:50 +0200 Maxime Chupin wrote: > Hi everyone, > > I'm facing a problem. I want to get back the files of a backup of a > down server. I have mount my disk on another machine, and I want to > get the files. > The files are stored (if I understand) in the

Re: [BackupPC-users] pc files ereadable (encoding?)

2017-09-05 Thread Bzzzz
On Wed, 6 Sep 2017 00:08:34 +0200 Maxime Chupin wrote: > Ah ouf :). And how can I uncompressed them ? > Thanks a lot ! Never tried, but from what Les told you, I'd say some' like: BackupPC_zcat monfichieràmoikilèbomècompressé > fichierorg JY

Re: [BackupPC-users] pc files ereadable (encoding?)

2017-09-05 Thread Bzzzz
On Wed, 6 Sep 2017 00:24:00 +0200 Maxime Chupin wrote: > Yes, I received the Les' mail after. Sorry. zcat works for one file, > thank you ! > Now I'm looking for restoring a directory... PLS do not top post. As Les said, it would be much more efficient to (re)install BPC and

Re: [BackupPC-users] rsyncd method does not work: (unexpected response: '')

2017-09-07 Thread Bzzzz
On Wed, 6 Sep 2017 17:18:40 +0300 Anton Torkunov wrote: > Hello everyone! Hi alone!! > I've tried to backup host via rsyncd, but got error: Backup aborted > (unexpected response: '') > > rsyncd is well configured, because If I try to run just rsync, > everything is fine:

Re: [BackupPC-users] rsyncd method does not work: (unexpected response: '')

2017-09-10 Thread Bzzzz
On Sun, 10 Sep 2017 23:37:52 +0300 Anton Torkunov wrote: > Hi all! Hi you!! > I forgot to say that I have 3.3.0 version installed from Ubuntu 14.x > repositories. Hmm, memory lapses are precursors to the Alzheimer disease… > Thanks for suggestions: I asked Robert Duval

Re: [BackupPC-users] Upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04

2017-09-12 Thread Bzzzz
On Tue, 12 Sep 2017 10:29:34 -0500 "Gerald Brandt" wrote: > Hi, Ho > Has anyone done an upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 on an active > BackupPC system? This is ZE problem w/ your distro, cycles are too short, meaning you have to upgrade often (every 6 months IIRC) to

Re: [BackupPC-users] Upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04

2017-09-12 Thread Bzzzz
On Tue, 12 Sep 2017 10:29:34 -0500 "Gerald Brandt" wrote: Oops, I forgot an important point: if you use system rescue CD on a USB key, do NOT mount anything on /mnt as it is used by the USB burner to mount the ISO966 image file (took me some time to figure out why my burns

Re: [BackupPC-users] Scheduling advice

2017-09-01 Thread Bzzzz
On Fri, 1 Sep 2017 11:50:25 -0500 Les Mikesell wrote: > Large, changing files can be a problem, but log files tend to be > highly compressible. Yup, I confirm, a large VM file (50G) on one laptop extends the backups time from a few hours to 2 days when it has been used :/

Re: [BackupPC-users] Help with monthly schedule configuration

2017-11-15 Thread Bzzzz
On Wed, 15 Nov 2017 21:59:28 - Jamie Burchell wrote: > Hi! Ho¡ > Hoping someone can give me that “ah ha!” moment that I’m so desperately > craving after pouring over the documentation, mailing lists and various > forum posts. Jiff chops a “ah ha!” moment from the (near)

Re: [BackupPC-users] Help with monthly schedule configuration

2017-11-15 Thread Bzzzz
On Wed, 15 Nov 2017 22:52:26 - Jamie Burchell wrote: > I've gone with the schedule that looks correct for now and will see > what happens! Terrible things, you'll lose confidence in closed source softwares (hence, in m$ "products"), your HD will fill with many little

Re: [BackupPC-users] error in rsync protocol data stream (code 12) (Restoring)

2017-11-15 Thread Bzzzz
On Wed, 15 Nov 2017 22:48:01 - Jamie Burchell wrote: > I followed the instructions to make a restricted backuppc user on > client machines with limited sudo permission thus: > backuppc ALL=NOPASSWD: /usr/bin/rsync --server --sender * Why on earth did you use that instead of

Re: [BackupPC-users] error in rsync protocol data stream (code 12) (Restoring)

2017-11-15 Thread Bzzzz
On Wed, 15 Nov 2017 23:29:58 - Jamie Burchell wrote: > Because you'll seldom find any good advice that advocates doing > anything as root. You misread it. Doing stuffs as root when it can be done by a regular user, or a sudo user _can_ be a risk (although I don't know any

Re: [BackupPC-users] File System containing backup was too full

2017-12-18 Thread Bzzzz
On Mon, 18 Dec 2017 16:15:16 +0100 Adrien Coestesquis wrote: > Thanks for your replay Stefan. > > So this is related to the 95% and that's why the DfMaxUsagePct change > is not taken ? > > this is the output of tune2fs -l /dev/sda1: … doesn't seems there's any problem. …

Re: [BackupPC-users] File System containing backup was too full

2017-12-18 Thread Bzzzz
On Mon, 18 Dec 2017 16:43:35 +0100 Adrien Coestesquis wrote: > Hey ! Indeed, it solves problems sometimes :) > I reboot the machine right now, and I will see tomorrow If it still goes on, it might also be for this reason: https://access.redhat.com/solutions/2316 which you may

Re: [BackupPC-users] File System containing backup was too full

2017-12-18 Thread Bzzzz
On Mon, 18 Dec 2017 16:43:35 +0100 Adrien Coestesquis wrote: > Hey ! Indeed, it solves problems sometimes :) > I reboot the machine right now, and I will see tomorrow It may also be tied to another cause which appears quite silly:

Re: [BackupPC-users] File System containing backup was too full

2017-12-19 Thread Bzzzz
On Tue, 19 Dec 2017 12:15:05 +0100 Adrien Coestesquis wrote: … > another weird thing backups seems to be repeated : > > 2017-12-19 05:00:00 incr backup started back to 2017-12-17 05:00:03 > (backup #274) for directory /var/lib/jenkins/jobs > > 2017-12-19 08:49:39 incr backup

Re: [BackupPC-users] File System containing backup was too full

2017-12-19 Thread Bzzzz
On Tue, 19 Dec 2017 13:10:44 +0100 Adrien Coestesquis wrote: > i don't think so, the BPC arborescence is somewhere else Like the truth, apparently :/ Hmm, devs, could it be something weird in the code, like the use of a signed int that would overflow?

Re: [BackupPC-users] question about catalog

2017-12-15 Thread Bzzzz
On Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:16:50 -0500 David Owens wrote: > Hello, Hi > I want to backup my backuppc server. Questions: Shall we imagine it runs under Linux? >1. Where is the catalog, and what is the best practice for backing > it up. There isn't one, the list is

Re: [BackupPC-users] Trouble with restore

2017-12-13 Thread Bzzzz
On Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:01:46 +0100 "Jens Potthast" wrote: > tar:1596 Can't mkdir Path to filename: NT_STATUS_OBJECT_NAME_COLLISION ^^ You obviously already have a file having the same

Re: [BackupPC-users] Trouble with restore

2017-12-13 Thread Bzzzz
oblem. Files should be overwritten. *But* even > restoring to a new and empty directory fails with the same error. > > -Original Message- > From: B [mailto:lazyvi...@gmx.com] > Sent: Mittwoch, 13. Dezember 2017 14:25 > To: backuppc-users@lists.sourceforge.net > Subject: R

Re: [BackupPC-users] Trouble with restore

2017-12-13 Thread Bzzzz
On Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:21:09 +0100 "Jens Potthast" wrote: > Ok, I don't understand, what you are talking about. Sorry. >From some Samba ML posts, this error code means the server command is not able to either create the destination directory OR can't

Re: [BackupPC-users] error in rsync protocol data stream (code 12) (Restoring)

2017-11-16 Thread Bzzzz
On Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:21:49 -0600 Les Mikesell wrote: > damaging) direct restore. But the admin should know what to tweak if > he does need that massive restore. Yup, and the problem is: in this configuration, you *need* an admin intervention to fix a restore, when the

Re: [BackupPC-users] error in rsync protocol data stream (code 12) (Restoring)

2017-11-16 Thread Bzzzz
On Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:45:40 -0600 Les Mikesell wrote: > Yes, but things have to be very, very screwed up to get to the point > where the user can't fix it with a tar download through a browser > followed by an appropriate restore command. When things have been > broken

Re: [BackupPC-users] error in rsync protocol data stream (code 12) (Restoring)

2017-11-16 Thread Bzzzz
On Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:57:59 +0100 Holger Parplies <wb...@parplies.de> wrote: Whoops, wrong from: (and strange setup), putting this back in the list. > B wrote on 2017-11-16 00:50:52 +0100 [Re: [BackupPC-users] error > in rsync protocol data stream (code 12

Re: [BackupPC-users] error in rsync protocol data stream (code 12) (Restoring)

2017-11-16 Thread Bzzzz
On Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:22:00 -0600 Les Mikesell wrote: > No, but when doing a restore for any reason other than accidental > complete deletion of a file or directory I nearly always restore to a > different location and compare things instead of overwriting the > existing

Re: [BackupPC-users] Phantom host

2017-10-25 Thread Bzzzz
On Wed, 25 Oct 2017 10:23:29 -0700 Ethan Tarr wrote: > I’m having a funny issue with a host. A few weeks ago, the machine > running BackupPC lost the ability to find the NetBIOS name of a laptop > (10.1.10.121) on the network. I eventually just resolved the issue by > adding an

Re: [BackupPC-users] Phantom host

2017-10-25 Thread Bzzzz
On Wed, 25 Oct 2017 11:52:23 -0700 Ethan Tarr wrote: > Nothing has changed, as far as I know. As far as you know, or you know for sure it hasn't? Make several arp checks anyway, with all machines on line, 'cos this looks like a MAC conflict. JY

Re: [BackupPC-users] Phantom host

2017-10-26 Thread Bzzzz
On Thu, 26 Oct 2017 15:34:38 -0700 Ethan Tarr wrote: > Finally had a few minutes this afternoon to sort some lists of MAC > addresses, and I couldn’t find any duplicates. This is very > mysterious. Not a huge problem, but annoying. Ok, from the server, can you test what is the

Re: [BackupPC-users] BPC4: checksum

2017-10-27 Thread Bzzzz
On Fri, 27 Oct 2017 12:56:36 +0200 Gandalf Corvotempesta wrote: > What happens if I remove "--checksum" from "full" backups ? Monstrosities: * an A380 will holographically crash onto your house, * your dog/cat/children/wife/goldfish will turn gay, * you'll awake

Re: [BackupPC-users] BPC4: checksum

2017-10-27 Thread Bzzzz
On Fri, 27 Oct 2017 16:24:51 +0200 B <lazyvi...@gmx.com> wrote: Correction (as often,I read much too fast): > This i going against: "I don't think so, because on incrementals BPC > doesn't use "--checksum" at all." (v.4.x doc): The doc doesn't spea

Re: [BackupPC-users] BPC4: checksum

2017-10-27 Thread Bzzzz
On Fri, 27 Oct 2017 17:11:26 +0200 Gandalf Corvotempesta wrote: > I'm using ZFS, so checksumming is done by ZFS itself, is not an issue > for me to skip any data corruption check, as zfs does this > automatically ZFS is very good at this, but for data I'd like

Re: [BackupPC-users] BPC4: checksum

2017-10-27 Thread Bzzzz
On Fri, 27 Oct 2017 10:03:45 -0500 Les Mikesell wrote: > I thought in v4 this > mechanism is also related to the ability to match copied, moved or > renamed files to existing matching content in the pool, so removing it > might be a bad idea aside from eliminating the

Re: [BackupPC-users] Phantom host

2017-10-27 Thread Bzzzz
On Fri, 27 Oct 2017 09:23:36 -0700 Ethan Tarr wrote: > nslookup mylaptop > ;; Got SERVFAIL reply from 10.1.10.3, trying next server > Server: 10.1.10.4 > Address:10.1.10.4#53 > ** server can't find mylaptop: SERVFAIL > > nslookup mylaptop.mydomain.com > Server: 

Re: [BackupPC-users] Phantom host

2017-10-27 Thread Bzzzz
On Fri, 27 Oct 2017 10:00:11 -0700 Ethan Tarr wrote: > Oh, I forgot to mention, I use rsyncd as the transport method, so even > if samba has any issues it should still back up fine. Whatever the method, your problem has good chances to live around the DNS servers, as you can't

Re: [BackupPC-users] Phantom host

2017-10-27 Thread Bzzzz
On Fri, 27 Oct 2017 14:18:28 -0700 Ethan Tarr wrote: > I resolved the issue by deleting the laptop’s DHCP entries on the PDC, > then running ipconfig /release -> /flushdns/ -> /renew -> /registerdns > on the laptop itself. Now it has a different IP assigned through DHCP, >

Re: [BackupPC-users] BackupPC vs ZFS compression

2018-01-24 Thread Bzzzz
On Wed, 24 Jan 2018 23:51:51 +0100 Patrik Janoušek wrote: > I've read compression in BackupPC is much better than in ZFS. So is it > not true? Should I definitely use compression in ZFS or is there any > reason to use BackupPC compression? > I've found BackupPC use

Re: [BackupPC-users] No restore checkboxes

2018-04-14 Thread Bzzzz
On Sat, 14 Apr 2018 19:07:25 -0400 Steve wrote: > Turns out it was the browser. I was using a browser called Web that > comes with Devuan and the checkboxes don't shown up but when I switched > to Firefox they were there. Good to know.

Re: [BackupPC-users] No restore checkboxes

2018-04-14 Thread Bzzzz
On Sat, 14 Apr 2018 11:24:14 -0400 Steve wrote: … > The problem I have is that I cannot restore. When I look at old backups > there are no checkboxes to check to select something to restore. Debian and it's derivates are centering _all_ web operations against the www-data

[BackupPC-users] Cryptic logs

2018-04-14 Thread Bzzzz
Hi list, The digest gives 1 error for a machine, but it's logs show several cryptic lines I don't understand very much, such as: … Xfer PIDs are now 10411,10498 [ skipped 6075 lines ] Unexpected call BackupPC::Xfer::RsyncFileIO->unlink(usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/xlwt/BIFFRecords.py)

Re: [BackupPC-users] Cryptic logs

2018-04-14 Thread Bzzzz
On Sat, 14 Apr 2018 17:31:06 -0700 Craig Barratt via BackupPC-users wrote: > It's probably benign (sorry I can't be very definitive). Just to be > safe, you could browse the backup tree to make sure those files are > stored correctly. Yup, the first thing

Re: [BackupPC-users] Cryptic logs

2018-04-14 Thread Bzzzz
On Sat, 14 Apr 2018 17:31:06 -0700 Craig Barratt via BackupPC-users wrote: Whoops, I forgot an important thing: the BPC server is running on unstable (sid) ! JY -- Check out the

Re: [BackupPC-users] considerations on i-nodes

2018-04-19 Thread Bzzzz
On Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:55:59 + (UTC) Michael Stowe wrote: > While there's nothing inherently wrong with selecting an older > filesystem, ext4's design decision of backward compatibility has > essentially set some of its limitations in stone. (Your article

[BackupPC-users] BPC v4 cryptic error

2018-03-28 Thread Bzzzz
Hi list, BPC v4.1.5 (Debian pkg) made a cryptic error: 2018-03-29 03:00:04 incr backup started for directory / 2018-03-29 03:00:06 Got fatal error during xfer (rsync error: unexplained error (code 255) at io.c(629) [Receiver=3.0.9.12]) 2018-03-29 03:00:11 Backup aborted (rsync error:

Re: [BackupPC-users] RGDP, is backuppc still usable for non hobby backups after may 25

2018-03-25 Thread Bzzzz
On Sun, 25 Mar 2018 14:46:18 +0200 Pelle Hanses wrote: > In my > discussions with lawyers, you should have some form of backup filters > so that the data requested deleted is not restored. For BackupPC you > probably have to write some scripts and store all documents