[BackupPC-users] PackupPC CGI interface and Plesk

2006-06-07 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Hello all, I have spent all day trying to get BackupPC's web interface to work, but have not succeeded. I have completed all of the installation instructions and I have installed BackupPC 2.1.2pl1 on a CentOS 4.3 machine. However this machine is also running the Plesk 8 control panel.

Re: [BackupPC-users] PackupPC CGI interface and Plesk

2006-06-07 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Etaoin Shrdlu wrote: Mine are (as stated in the docs): -rwsr-x--- 2 backuppc apache 3894 Apr 20 15:29 BackupPC_Admin By the way, the docs list the permissions as -swxr-x---1 __BACKUPPCUSER__ web 82406 Jun 17 22:58 __CGIDIR__/BackupPC_Admin I think that should be -rwsr-x---

Re: [BackupPC-users] PackupPC CGI interface and Plesk

2006-06-07 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Etaoin Shrdlu wrote: Mine are (as stated in the docs): -rwsr-x--- 2 backuppc apache 3894 Apr 20 15:29 BackupPC_Admin I remember having to set ownership and permissions _exactly_ this way, otherwise it refused to work. To check, I did su - apache and tried to execute the cgi from the

Re: [BackupPC-users] Re PackupPC CGI interface and Plesk

2006-06-07 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Ed Pascoe wrote: Firstly stay away from mod_perl where possible because its VERY painful to get setup. Next make sure you get some kind of useful response (ie. no perl errors) if you run the cgi command by hand. Eg.: ./BackupPC_Admin.cgi I do when as user root or apache. However, when I

Re: [BackupPC-users] PackupPC CGI interface and Plesk

2006-06-07 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Les Mikesell wrote: I don't know enough about plesk to help much. Does it run a separate httpd instance with a different uid for each virtual server? No, all httpd processes run as user apache. I think you'd get a permission error logged if it is a permission error. Check your

Re: [BackupPC-users] PackupPC CGI interface and Plesk

2006-06-08 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Les Mikesell wrote: Does the running httpd retain the apache group? Maybe you need to change the group to psaserv. If you aren't in the right group you can't execute this. I added user backuppc to the psaserv group: $ groups backuppc backuppc : backuppc psaserv I chowned BackupPC_Admin to

Re: [BackupPC-users] PackupPC CGI interface and Plesk

2006-06-08 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Les Mikesell wrote: -r-sr-x--- 1 backuppc psaserv 3912 Jun 7 11:48 BackupPC_Admin I can execute this as user backuppc, apache and root, but still it's not working when I access it through a browser. I'm slowly starting to go nuts from this... Is there a more informative error in the

Re: [BackupPC-users] BackupPC CGI interface and Plesk

2006-06-08 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Les Mikesell wrote: Maybe the Plesk way of doing things would be to change the backuppc user (and ownership of everything related) to match the lemonbitbackup user that Plesk created. Is this supposed to be something that saves you time...? Security software, like suexec, is almost

Re: [BackupPC-users] BackupPC CGI interface and Plesk

2006-06-08 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Les Mikesell wrote: I'm guessing here, but I'd expect re-installing backuppc with the user plesk wants to force (or carefully changing ownership and the startup scripts) and removing the setuid mode would work. I'll try messing with it some more. Maybe I should indeed just use the user

Re: [BackupPC-users] BackupPC CGI interface and Plesk

2006-06-12 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
I wrote earlier: Les Mikesell wrote: I'm guessing here, but I'd expect re-installing backuppc with the user plesk wants to force (or carefully changing ownership and the startup scripts) and removing the setuid mode would work. I'll try messing with it some more. Maybe I should indeed

Re: [BackupPC-users] Funny ssh Problems

2006-06-12 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Randall Barlow wrote: Sorry for the post - as fate would have it I resolved the issue just minutes after posting it. It turns out that I had only attempted to connect to remotehost.remotedomain as I was testing how well the ssh key pair worked, but backuppc was just trying to connect to

Re: [BackupPC-users] Funny ssh Problems

2006-06-12 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Travis Fraser wrote: What version of rsync are you using? Later versions need --devices changed to -D in $Conf{RsyncArgs}. My test client has rsync 2.6.8. I changed that and it seems my first backup is finally rolling in. Where would I have missed that in the documentation? Thanks a lot,

Re: [BackupPC-users] BackupPC CGI interface and Plesk

2006-06-12 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Hello Peter, Hey, It may be too late for this because it looks like you already got things working using Plesk. Not sure if you ran across this in your search, but a while back I wrote some docs for setting up backuppc using suexec *instead* of sperl, which allows you to avoid all those

Re: [BackupPC-users] Funny ssh Problems

2006-06-12 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Travis Fraser wrote: What version of rsync are you using? Later versions need --devices changed to -D in $Conf{RsyncArgs}. I guess I need to change this for $Conf{RsyncRestoreArgs} as well? Nils Breunese. ___ BackupPC-users mailing list

[BackupPC-users] Got fatal error during xfer (aborted by signal=PIPE)

2006-06-19 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Hi, I'm getting this error for one of my hosts. I found the nightly run hadn't succesfully backed up this host but when I ran the incremental again I got the error again: Got fatal error during xfer (aborted by signal=PIPE) Any idea what could be wrong? Nils.

Re: [BackupPC-users] archive error

2006-06-26 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Mark Coetser wrote: es this sorted out my problem too, I have one last question about the archive host. Is it possible to schedule the archives? I would like to do a daily archive, so someone will change the tapes daily and I just need the system to run the archive host automatically at

Re: [BackupPC-users] Backup a single file

2006-06-26 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Mark Wass wrote: What are the setting in the config.pl file I need to set if I want to backup a single file. I'm using Rsync and I only want to backup the /etc/temp.ini file You want to use BackupPC to backup a single file? Wow. Nils. Using Tomcat but need to do more? Need to support

Re: [BackupPC-users] Email Notifications - Via another MTA rather than sendmail

2006-07-11 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Ken Gregoire wrote: Is there a way to setup backuppc to use a different MTA (email system) where it has to provide a url, username and password to send email notifications. I don't have sendmail on the backuppc system and would like backuppc to send email notifications via a standard

Re: [BackupPC-users] Email Notifications - Via another MTA rather than sendmail

2006-07-11 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Ken Gregoire wrote: I use qmail on CentOS and I have no problems using the default setup. Qmail has a sendmail interface, so it should just work. Where do you enter the password for the email account in backuppc? You don't. BackupPC just calls the sendmail binary directly. The default

Re: [BackupPC-users] Got fatal error during xfer (aborted by signal=PIPE)

2006-07-12 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
I wrote: I wrote: I'm getting this error for one of my hosts. I found the nightly run hadn't succesfully backed up this host but when I ran the incremental again I got the error again: Got fatal error during xfer (aborted by signal=PIPE) Any idea what could be wrong? I started the

Re: [BackupPC-users] xFer Error

2006-07-17 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Gabriel Menini wrote: The fix is probably to use -D instead of --devices. This was changed in 2.1.2pl2 and has been mentioned on this list quite a lot of times. Nils Breunese. - Take Surveys. Earn Cash. Influence the

Re: [BackupPC-users] xFer Error

2006-07-18 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
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Re: [BackupPC-users] xFer Error

2006-07-22 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Arlequín wrote: On 17/07/2006 19:50, Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet) wrote: Gabriel Menini wrote: The fix is probably to use -D instead of --devices. This was changed in 2.1.2pl2 and has been mentioned on this list quite a lot of times. Nils Breunese. Thanks, Nils Should have

Re: [BackupPC-users] xFer Error

2006-07-22 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Arlequín wrote: On 17/07/2006 19:50, Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet) wrote: Gabriel Menini wrote: The fix is probably to use -D instead of --devices. This was changed in 2.1.2pl2 and has been mentioned on this list quite a lot of times. Nils Breunese. Thanks, Nils Should have

Re: [BackupPC-users] Q: BackupPC problems with Samba 3.0.22+ ? A: blacklist samba

2006-07-30 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Bill Hudacek wrote: Fedora Core and Yum is a great system for automatically updating your system. but only when you can trust it. This is the first time it's really and truly failed me - and it's been a disaster. No software distributed - and installed - globally, via automatic 'push'

Re: [BackupPC-users] Problems with File-RsyncP-0.62

2006-07-30 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Ken wrote: Anyone having problems with File-RsyncP-0.62? It won't install with cpan. Linux: 2.6.17-1.2142_FC4 Perl: perl-5.8.6-24 I use Dag's yum repository (http://dag.wieers.com/home-made/apt/) and then just use 'yum install perl-File-RsyncP'. Dag has a lot (if not all) perl modules

Re: [BackupPC-users] Backup of off-site-computers.

2006-08-26 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Op 26-aug-2006, om 16:47 heeft Jonas Stare het volgende geschreven: The problem I have (had) is that the wlan nat's the clients and you can not get any connection to them. But a friend of mine poited out that I could make them connect via vpn (pptp) to the network and set up the firewall to

Re: [BackupPC-users] Cannot access the Web Interface (Response.pm not found)

2006-09-10 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Les Mikesell wrote: When I access the cgi interface this appears in the log of apache: [Sat Sep 09 15:09:13 2006] [error] Can't locate Apache/Response.pm in @INC Does gentoo have another package containing that? On my CentOS machines Apache/Response.pm is part of the mod_perl package

Re: [BackupPC-users] Cannot access the Web Interface(Response.pm not found)

2006-09-10 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Hendrik Friedel wrote: On my CentOS machines Apache/Response.pm is part of the mod_perl package (/usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.5/i386-linux-thread-multi/ Apache/Response.pm). Can locate Apache/Response.pm on your system? Maybe on Gentoo you need to add the path to @INC manually somehow?

Re: [BackupPC-users] Cannot access the Web Interface(Response.pmnot found)

2006-09-10 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Hendrik Friedel wrote: I emerged backuppc, Apache, perl and mod_perl. You might want to file a bug against the backuppc emerge package then... Nils Breunese. - Using Tomcat but need to do more? Need to support web

Re: [BackupPC-users] Cannot access the Web Interface(Response.pmnot found)

2006-09-10 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Hendrik Friedel wrote: Obviously, it is also possible to use backuppc withoud mod_perl. Fine with me, but that also does not work, as setuid is not installed on this machine. Just install perl-setuid (I don't know the exact Gentoo name). Thus, something must be messed up with the

[BackupPC-users] Per-PC configuration file

2006-10-01 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Hello all, I have a BackupPC 2.1.2pl2 server (installed from the .tar.gz on the site) backing up a number of of other servers to a second drive, which has been working just fine for a while now. Now I want to also backup the backup server itself, but of course I have to exclude the

Re: [BackupPC-users] Per-PC configuration file

2006-10-01 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Casper Thomsen wrote: On Sun, 1 Oct 2006, Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet) wrote: Should I just manually create the __TOPDIR__/pc/hostname/ directory (which does not exist yet of course), create a config.pl inside it and then add the host to the /mnt/backup/backuppc/conf/ hosts file

Re: [BackupPC-users] Which version to use for new install

2006-10-10 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
ck wrote: Thanks a lot for the advice. I'll check out CentOS for sure. I've heard it mentioned a lot, but never looked into it for my purposes. There's even a K12LTSP version that's based on CentOS instead of Fedora. Check the 'EL' directories at ftp://k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us/

Re: [BackupPC-users] BackupPC Errors

2006-11-02 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Byron Trimble wrote: I'm getting the following error when trying access BackupPC_Admin: Error: Unable to read config.pl or language strings!! Note: $ENV{REMOTE_USER} is not set, which could mean there is an installation problem. BackupPC_Admin expects Apache to authenticate the user and

Re: [BackupPC-users] BackupPC Errors

2006-11-02 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Byron Trimble wrote: I'm using Apache 2.2.3 and I can't get mod_perl to work. You don't need mod_perl for BackupPC to work, using mod_perl only speeds up using the web interface. You do need to setup authentication though. Scroll past the mod_perl instructions in step 8 and continue

Re: [BackupPC-users] BackupPC Errors

2006-11-03 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Les Mikesell wrote: On Fri, 2006-11-03 at 08:21, Byron Trimble wrote: When I try to restart BackupPC, I get this message: Starting BackupPC: -bash: /opt/backuppc/bin/BackupPC: /bin/perl: bad interpreter: No such file or directory

Re: [BackupPC-users] BackupPC Errors

2006-11-04 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Breunese (Lemonbit) [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, November 03, 2006 10:05 AM To: backuppc-users@lists.sourceforge.net Subject: Re: [BackupPC-users] BackupPC Errors Les Mikesell wrote: On Fri, 2006-11-03 at 08:21, Byron Trimble wrote: When I try to restart BackupPC, I get this message

Re: [BackupPC-users] Backup configuration

2006-11-06 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Op 6-nov-2006, om 17:07 heeft Michel het volgende geschreven: I have two linux box to backup. For example, server 1 with Apache where I want to backup /srv/website/htdocs/ and /etc/httpd_conf/ directories, server 2 with Mysql where I want to backup /var/lib/mysql directory. I don't

[BackupPC-users] [SPAM] MEDIUM * Re: Upgrade to 3.0.0 beta

2006-11-07 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Rodrigo Real wrote: I was wondering if someone knows a repository for Ubuntu which has the required upgrade to File::Rsync perl module. The latest in Dapper/Edgy is 0.52 while the required is 0.64. I had a similar problem with Debian a few months ago and I made a package for myself, I guess

Re: [BackupPC-users] umm what does this mean?

2006-11-13 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
William McInnis wrote: i get this error when i do rsync Contents of file /backup//pc/clients/XferLOG.bad, modified 2006-11-13 15:39:14 full backup started for directory www Running: /usr/bin/ssh -q -x -l root clients /usr/bin/rsync --server --sender --numeric-ids --perms -- owner

Re: [BackupPC-users] not compressing files

2006-11-24 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Lluís Forns wrote: despite having $Conf{ArchiveComp} = 'gzip'; $Conf{CompressLevel} = 1; in my config.pl; backuppc don't compress any file (I see it using the CGI); do I need to set anything else? Do you have Compress:Zlib installed? From the comments in the config.pl file: # Note:

Re: [BackupPC-users] Rsyncd

2006-12-01 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Nicholas Hall wrote: On 12/1/06, Byron Trimble [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I received this error meesage last night when my backups ran: backup failed (aborted by signal=PIPE) Could anyone tell me what this means. Byron, perhaps you should post your rsyncd.conf on your Window's box and

Re: [BackupPC-users] problem in backuppc

2006-12-08 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
louie aguilos wrote: got this problem backing up a linux box. ssh was configured already but still got this error. Running: /usr/bin/ssh -q -x -l root 192.168.6.50 /usr/bin/rsync -- server --sender --numeric-ids --perms --owner --group --devices -- links --times --block-size=2048

Re: [BackupPC-users] Error: Cannot connect to BackupPC

2006-12-08 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Krsnendu dasa wrote: Can someone help me with this error. I have fixed permissions to allow web interface to work and to access log files from the web interface, but I still get the above error. Are you sure the backuppc service is running? Nils Breunese.

Re: [BackupPC-users] Backup of Virtuozzo machine taking 10 hours

2006-12-16 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Jesse Proudman wrote: Fourth, Any one know a better way to backup Virtuozzo besides using rsync? Virtuozzo has its own backup tools apparently: http://kb.swsoft.com/article_199_1244_en.html Nils. - Take Surveys. Earn

Re: [BackupPC-users] Rsync and Public Keys

2006-12-19 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Tino Schwarze wrote: I found an article on an article somewhere online that I should add the BackupPC user to the sudoers file, see the /etc/sudoers file below for the syntax I used: IIRC, this is only for local backup via rsync. I think that article was talking about using another user

Re: [BackupPC-users] [Fwd: [Fwd: your post re: Rsync backuppc]]

2007-01-09 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Tom Nats wrote: Here is my command line: Running: /usr/bin/ssh -q -x -l root t10 /usr/bin/rsync --server -- sender --numeric-ids --perms --owner --group -D --links --times --block-size=2048 --recursive --ignore-times . /home/tn/testbackup/ The server rsync version: rsync version 2.6.4

Re: [BackupPC-users] CGI scripts to manage removable hard drive media.

2007-01-16 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Timothy J. Massey wrote: Won't the frequent reformatting et al. wear out your hard drives pretty fast? How is a couple of formats going to wear out a drive? I did not go into further detail, but now I will: snip There were *so* many more problems in the article you linked than the fact

Re: [BackupPC-users] Avoiding long backup times

2007-01-20 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Hello all, I think this post by Holger is a pretty good explanation of the differences between the backup types and transfer methods available in BackupPC. Maybe this information could be reworked for inclusion in the BackupPC documentation? Nils Breunese. Holger Parplies wrote: Hi,

Re: [BackupPC-users] how to update from 2.1.1

2007-01-29 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Filipe wrote: I've followed a guide and I used apt-get install... when installing backuppc 2.1.1 and now what should I do?! there's version 3 also out :o You could contact the maintainer and ask if an update is in the works or maybe use Debian's Bug Tracker. I'm pretty sure you can also

Re: [BackupPC-users] When the backup are made?

2007-01-29 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Joe Skop wrote: first thanks for this fine program. I discover it by HowToForge yesterday, and I prepare and install immediatly. My first question is: exaclty, when the backup are made? In which time? I can't find this information, maybe somewere in config but I'm sure I read fine it. I would

Re: [BackupPC-users] Tried installing BackupPC to two different machines with no luck

2007-02-06 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Arch Willingham wrote: Machine 1 - If I go to http://linuxmachine1/backuppc/ I get a web page that says snip You're looking at the dir where BackupPC stores it's css and graphics. You're probably looking for the BackupPC_Admin web interface instead, which you probably installed

Re: [BackupPC-users] Tried installing BackupPC to two different machines with no luck

2007-02-06 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Arch Willingham wrote: I don't know that much about LinuxI have only been using it for about a year and have never used anything but Fedora. I just figured that the selinux thing was not used in all the flavor?? No, not all distributions use SELinux. I know Fedora and Red Hat

Re: [BackupPC-users] Tried installing BackupPC to two different machines with no luck

2007-02-06 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
George Avrunin wrote: I'm running BackupPC on Fedora Core 6. I'm not at the BackuPC server right now (and can't even get to the web interface from here), but as I recall the only problems were with the cgi script. In FC 5 and 6, you can modify the SELinux policy from a GUI (System --

[BackupPC-users] config.pl updates

2007-02-10 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Hello, I'm in the process of installing BackupPC 3.0.0 (I was running 2.1.3, but I wanted to do a FHS install) and found in the fresh /etc/ BackupPC/config.pl the following: No other backups can run while BackupPC_nightly is running. That's no longer true, right? Also, Copyright (C)

Re: [BackupPC-users] Install Par2 on Centos 4.4

2007-02-12 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Ed Burgstaler wrote: Does anyone know how I can install the required Par2 on a Centos 4.4 system running BackupPC 3.0.0? Is there an RPM available? I'm getting the error: Error: No save due to errors Error: ParPath must be a valid executable path I'm running BackupPC 3.0.0 on CentOS 4.4, I

Re: [BackupPC-users] No Apache?

2007-02-13 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Frederic Bastien wrote: I'm looking for my personal back-up. 2-3 computers at most. Do I need to install Apache to use the BackupPC software or can I use it directly? Please see the requirements section of the documentation: http:// backuppc.sourceforge.net/faq/BackupPC.html#requirements

Re: [BackupPC-users] File system om backup drive?

2007-02-14 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Magnus Larsson wrote: I am trying to use an USB harddisk to store the backups (pool). This is a Western Digital drive, and I am having problems formatting it to ext3. So: is it possible to have the pool as a FAT32-system? It seems from the documentation that is ought to be ext3 or

[BackupPC-users] BackupPC 3 load

2007-02-15 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Hello, I recently upgraded to BackupPC 3 and although the idea of being able to run the nightly jobs, the trashClean job and dump jobs all at the same time is nice it seems it's a bit too much for our server (load = 10 at the moment). Can I make backup runs and nightly jobs mutually

Re: [BackupPC-users] Update to 3.0

2007-02-19 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Tino Schwarze wrote: I just wanted to report that my upgrade to 3.0 (from 2.1.1) worked without a glitch! And backups are significantly faster, too! It now backups all 21 servers each night while 2.1.1 only accomplished about 12 to 15. Sadly I'm seeing the opposite: most backups are failing

Re: [BackupPC-users] BackupPC 3 load

2007-02-19 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Jason Hughes wrote: Nils Breunese (Lemonbit) wrote: Any ideas on how we can reduce the load? More/less nightly jobs? Less concurrent backups? Other tips? We used to backup 15 servers onto one BackupPC server, but now almost all of our backups are failing and the load is through the roof

Re: [BackupPC-users] BackupPC 3 load

2007-02-19 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
John Pettitt wrote: The #1 way to bring the load down if you haven't already done it is to mount the pool filesystem with noatime - BackupPC does a lot of reading files and if you have access time stamping enabled there are lots of writes to update the access time stamp. Remove that

Re: [BackupPC-users] Update to 3.0

2007-02-19 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Les Mikesell wrote: Sadly I'm seeing the opposite: most backups are failing (aborted by signal=PIPE / Child exited prematurely) and they especially seem to be failing when the nightly/trashClean jobs are also running (which wasn't possible under 2.1). Under 2.1 everything worked just

Re: [BackupPC-users] Update to 3.0

2007-02-20 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Les Mikesell wrote: You are probably short on RAM when you add in the nightly run. Tuning down the number of concurrent backups might help. That probably shouldn't be higher than the number of processors in the server anyway unless you have some low-bandwidth connections to handle.

Re: [BackupPC-users] Data Directory

2007-02-20 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Ludovic Gele wrote: I've frshly installed backuppc on debian stable server and I want to change the data directory. It is on /var/lib/backuppc by default, and I want to put it on /srv/backuppc. I've look the doc, the configuration file, and I think I'd understood that this question

Re: [BackupPC-users] Backing up large directories times out with signal=ALRM or PIPE

2007-02-21 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Les Mikesell wrote: Apologies for the relatively long email, but I figure it's better to give too much information than not enough. I've run into a bit of difficulty backing up a large directory tree that has me not being able to do a successful backup in over a month now. I'm attempting to

Re: [BackupPC-users] Backing up large directories times out with signal=ALRM or PIPE

2007-02-21 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Les Mikesell wrote: Although the ALRM and PIPE signals are probably technically correct it might be clearer to use different terms/explanations in the interface. I have the feeling not everyone understands these signals. man signal will show all the possibilities. SIGPIPE isn't very

[BackupPC-users] WakeupSchedule questions

2007-02-22 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Hello, The documentation shows I can use ranges to specify the WakeupSchedule. However, when I enter 1, 8..23 in the GUI editor I get an error. Not even 8..23 is accepted. It should be right? I put int 1, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 for now, which works

Re: [BackupPC-users] Data Directory

2007-02-28 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Ludovic Gele wrote: I've install backuppcpc on debian stable, and I would like to change the data directory location. I've try dpkg-reconfigure backuppc, and read the /etc/backuppc/config.pl, but I've found nothing. I think I (maybe) can do a symbolic link, but I'm not sure that's a clean

Re: [BackupPC-users] A few questions about BackupPC

2007-03-06 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Boris Ratak wrote: I'm new to BackupPC and I have a few questions about it : 1) I'm using Ubuntu 6.10 x86 and I installed BackupPC via apt-get. I didn't had the perl configure.pl sequence, so I couldn't configure the path where the datas are backed up. I searched through the /etc/backuppc,

Re: [BackupPC-users] how to run script

2007-03-07 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Guy Malacrida wrote: Thanks for that but as per Backuppc' instructions this would increase drastically the storage space up to when the full circle is achieved and the non-compressed files are deleted from the pool. That is why the program recommends disabling the backup, change the

Re: [BackupPC-users] how to run script

2007-03-08 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Guy Malacrida wrote: And now to add insult to injury, I get this error message: Can't find compress::zlib I think I'll start another thread on this one! If you followed the installation instructions you should have come across the Requirements section [0] which tells you to install a

Re: [BackupPC-users] anyone running version 3.0.0 in DEBIAN with no problems?

2007-03-08 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Filipe Silva wrote: I have updated from 2.1.1 deb package, to 3.0.0 tar.gz Why the is no index.cgi in the source cgi-bin dir? I found out that my index.cgi is the same from the 2.1.1 package... There is no index.cgi in the source distribution, that was something added by the Debian

Re: [BackupPC-users] Do I need an index.html?

2007-03-09 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Leslie Brooks wrote: I have just installed BackupPC v3.0.0 on Fedora 6. Everything seems to have gone cleanly, and configure.pl copied lots of GIFs, a few PNGs, and a couple of style sheets into /var/www/html. However, there is no file named 'index.html'. From the little that I know about

Re: [BackupPC-users] backuppc 2.x versus 3.0

2007-03-28 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Edo wrote: I have been using backuppc 2.x for some time now. As I am setting up a new serve I would like to use the latest release of backuppc, 3.0. I have tried to google with what's new backuppc 3.0. Unfortunatly I could not find a good anwser. The backuppc site just shows some different

Re: [BackupPC-users] link counting fixed in 3.0.0? [Was: Subversion working copies cause too many links]

2007-03-31 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Paul Fox wrote: Gregor Schmid [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is there anything special to consider when upgrading from 2.1 to 3.0? I found very little on the net and in the docs, I guess that implies that configure.pl is working just fine. it works very well. for those of us not fluent in perl,

Re: [BackupPC-users] SMB Backup failure

2007-04-02 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Alex Schaft wrote: I'm getting an error backing up users' data. Below the error log: Error reading file \Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft \Outlook\Outlook.pst : NT_STATUS_FILE_LOCK_CONFLICT Didn't get entire file. size=2186036224, nread=0 NT_STATUS_SHARING_VIOLATION opening remote

Re: [BackupPC-users] find command with backuppc

2007-04-04 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
nilesh vaghela wrote: Can we run some extra command before starting the backup?? Like #find / *.doc | xargs rsync ... something Anybody tried please let me know. Check out http://backuppc.sourceforge.net/faq/ BackupPC.html#item__conf_dumppreusercmd_ Nils Breunese.

Re: [BackupPC-users] Resources for fixing File::RsyncP

2007-04-09 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
mattkelly wrote: I have installed BackupPC 3.0 and have been successful when using smb to back Windows boxes up. However, I have not been able to install File-RsyncP-0.68 in order to use rsync with some linux boxes. Right now I only have version 0.52. I have looked everywhere and not

Re: [BackupPC-users] Backupc segmentation fault

2007-04-22 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Mark Clarke wrote: This showed that the backupc gave a seqmentation fault when backing up a a file under /sys. We simple added sys to the excluded directories and everything is working now. I hope this helps others. Yes, you don't want to backup /sys. Another one I always exclude on

Re: [BackupPC-users] Shutdown BackupPc server after backup

2007-04-24 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Alessandro Ferrari wrote: How can I shutdown BackupPc Server after backup? Do I have to set DumpPostUserCmd variable? If you're backing up only one host you could try that, but why would you want to shutdown the server after running one backup? The BackupPC service is meant to be left

Re: [BackupPC-users] Allow web access to clients to make backups?

2007-05-09 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
B Wooster wrote: Still struggling to get permissions and usernames sorted out, so hoping someone already using BackupPC can help out. Is this tool appropriate to build a private remote-backup service that can be offered to friends and family? So, on my Linux server, I would like to run

Re: [BackupPC-users] botched move of cpool directory

2007-05-11 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Matthew Washburn wrote: I have a situation here. I installed and upgraded BackupPC 7 and 3 months ago, repectively, and have since rarely touched the thing. I know when I did the upgrade I did something with the pool directories. If my memory serves me correctly I believe I moved them

Re: [BackupPC-users] Webinterface on different host

2007-05-16 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Maikel Punie schreef: i'm running backuppc for around 7 servers, this is all working perfectly but the webinterface is verry slow, it sometimes takes up to 5 minuts to open up the webinterface. So now i was thinking, maybe it would be good to host the webinterface on a different host

Re: [BackupPC-users] Webinterface on different host

2007-05-16 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Maikel Punie wrote: I don't know if it'll be much faster though. What is the typical load on your BackupPC server? Well almost 24/24 its between 4 and 8 That's pretty high. Is this server only doing backups? What transfer method are you using? Nils Breunese. signature.asc Description:

Re: [BackupPC-users] permission to host to access its backup

2007-05-17 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Murtuza Dholkawala wrote: I was just wandering how would i give access to particular host to restore its contents by itself. See the last part of http://backuppc.sourceforge.net/faq/BackupPC.html#step_4__setting_up_the_hosts_file. Nils Breunese.

Re: [BackupPC-users] Should you have to patch BackupPC/Lib.pm?

2007-05-23 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Randy Barlow wrote: Tony Shadwick wrote: We need to get this worked out though. To be this close to having a proper installer and stuck on this silly detailtsk. :P Yes sir :) I prefer not to install things outside of my packager :) I also prefer not to install software from source,

Re: [BackupPC-users] HOWTO or RPM for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4?

2007-05-25 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
James Pulver wrote: I tried following the source directions, but many of the dependencies are not available for RHEL4 via yum... Has anyone build an RPM for this install? Does anyone happen to have step by step install instructions for RHEL4? I run BackupPC 3 on CentOS 4 (practically

Re: [BackupPC-users] Backup won't complete (problem solved)

2007-06-07 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit Internet)
Thomas Nygreen wrote: Carl Wilhelm Soderstrom skrev: Have you tried debugging by running BackupPC_dump by hand? [EMAIL PROTECTED]:$ /usr/share/backuppc/bin/BackupPC_dump -f -v host.domain.tld Now I have, and by doing so found the problem. It looked like it did it's job just fine

Re: [BackupPC-users] How to archive only part of a backup?

2007-06-18 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Guy Malacrida wrote: I am a very happy user of BackupPC, backing up two home Windows PC (XP+Vista), one Ubuntu desktop and one Kubuntu laptop. From the WinXP machine I backup (220GB) I'd like to archive only the music and images representing some 40/50GB still manageable on DVDs. Is there

Re: [BackupPC-users] move datadir to a CIFS mounted windows share

2007-06-18 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Ralf Gross wrote: CORNU Frédéric schrieb: As stated in the README.Debian, I tried to move my DATADIR to a remote location : A Windows machine wich sees its content backed up daily by corporate backup system. I created a backuppc folder on the samba share and made a

Re: [BackupPC-users] Trouble with tape archiving

2007-06-20 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Stian Jordet wrote: First, I can't get it to work at all: cat /etc/apt/sources.list|tar -cf test.tar tar: Cowardly refusing to create an empty archive Try `tar --help' or `tar --usage' for more information. If you check 'tar --help' you'll see this is not correct usage of tar. Don't use

Re: [BackupPC-users] restore failed: abandoning restore, -1 from read tar header

2007-06-25 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Alessandro Ferrari wrote: I am sorry but the above link doesn't run. That's not the link Craig mailed. It's https://bugzilla.samba.org/ show_bug.cgi?id=563. I try to update smbclient form 3.0.7 to 3.0.25a, so I will write to mailinglist if I solve this problem. Since the bug

Re: [BackupPC-users] CGI Problems

2007-06-29 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Randy Barlow wrote: Brian Butler wrote: I have other web applications running on this server, i.e., SquirrelMail, SugarCRM, etc., so it would be difficult to running as a user other than apache. Hi Brian, My approach to this problem is to just run a separate instance of Apache

Re: [BackupPC-users] CGI Problems

2007-06-29 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Brian Butler wrote: I'd also like to use CGI instead of mod_perl, but I been unable to get it configured. Creating another instance of Apache is okay, but I thing it would add additional load to the system--not knowing much more about this. Could you offer steps to configure it using

Re: [BackupPC-users] Permission Issues?

2007-07-02 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Arron Cox wrote: I just installed Backuppc 3.0 for the first time. I was using Backuppc 2.1 and decide to try out the newer version. I'm having a few problems that hopefully someone can please help me with. I have an Ubuntu Feisty server setup that is running Backuppc 3.0. I installed

Re: [BackupPC-users] Permission Issues?

2007-07-02 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Arron Cox wrote: Is hard link the same as symbolic link? No. There are two types of links that you can create using the ln command: hard and symbolic (soft) links. See 'man ln'. I already setup a symbolic link to the NTFS drive and it works fine. That's because the link is not on the

Re: [BackupPC-users] tarextract, checksum error

2007-07-03 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Bruno Zuber wrote: I have installed backuppc 2.1.2pl1 on debian etch. Currently i backup 7 servers, on 5 servers all works fine but: On two server i got the following xferlog: tarExtract: . tarExtract: : checksum error at tarExtract: Can't open

Re: [BackupPC-users] Permission Issues?

2007-07-03 Thread Nils Breunese (Lemonbit)
Szabolcs Szakacsits wrote: NTFS won't work. BackupPC needs a file system that supports hard links. NTFS and ntfs-3g supports hard links. man ntfs-3g: ntfs-3g is an NTFS driver, which can create, remove, rename, move files, directories, hard links, and streams; ...

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