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COMPLETE: Currently backing up DRuG web server

Postby [DRuG]NikT on Fri Aug 12, 2011 10:56 pm

In light of events over at AGS, it's only too apparent that backing up is a good idea.

Nothing has missed a beat on this server, but it's really not any more immune to this sort of problem - same OS, same everything pretty much, coz I'm running them both.

As such, I'm currently running a recursive zip of the entire server, everything. Following this I'll run a backup of the databases and store them both on a HDD and optical media.. a snapshot of the web server.

Once this is all complete, I'll start on the MTA server, though we have a recent backup of that, it's always a nice idea to have fresh ones to capture all the stats.

Response of the resource server for MTA and the forums may be degraded for the next 12 hours as this progresses, but it shouldn't take anything out - let me know if you spot any problems... I'm on MSN.

More info as I progress.


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Re: Currently backing up DRuG web server

Postby [DRuG]Stijger on Sat Aug 13, 2011 12:27 am

You're the best, Nikt
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Re: Currently backing up DRuG web server

Postby [DRuG]NikT on Sat Aug 13, 2011 3:27 pm

lol

K we now have a full backup of the MTA server, its web server, the forums & databases, main website, its filesystem all zipped up and on an external drive that isn't normally switched on.. so DRuG's relatively safe for the short term.

:geek: :geek: :geek: :geek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek: :ugeek:


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Re: COMPLETE: Currently backing up DRuG web server

Postby [DK]Vectra16V on Wed Aug 17, 2011 7:11 am

Backup, then backup some more, the more backups you do is backwards propotianal with how bad things can go. :)
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