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Is it possible to save a ZFS snapshot as a single file or directory somewhere for backup, and I ever need to "reinstall" FreeBSD, instantly restore my entire system using the install USB and ZFS?
I've made a lot of customizations and...
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Whats the best / proper way to backup a zroot pool to antoher pool / drive?
2x 250GBs SSDs (zroot | mirrored)
1x 500GB HDD (backup drive)
My goal: Backup the entire zroot pool to the backup drive in a limited dataset (250GB) and regularly do automatic snapshots...
Looking to have a daily backup of my postgresql database on a server. It's on a LAN and I want to store the backups on a workstation volume. Should I induce the pg_dump on the FreeBSD server, or the Mac workstation? I'd like to learn how to do it from the server. I have file...
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Not real good with scripting. But, I through my hat in the ring.
I was in dire need of a DB backup script that wrote to an inserted, but mostly unmounted rdx drive, regardless of mount situation. I also needed it to keep sanity in that backups older than 30 days needed to be pruned. Logs needed...
In preparation for moving to new hardware I am using dump to try to backup the entire OS, the problem is it appears to be skipping /usr/ even though that is not a separate mount point, which is fine as it is the documented behavior. The toruble is if I try to use dump to backup /usr, it tells me...
Today I made an upgrade of new packages, of which there were many (like all the stuff I use), but the custom configuration appears to be overwritten.
Specifically, I had to manually rewrite the X display manager resources and scripts, and my GWorkspace/WindowMaker integration started to...
Im new to FreeBSD, but quite experienced in Linux,
Currently I have CentOS7 virtual machines that runs on KVM. I want to move some of them to FreeBSD/Jails, however Im not clear about the backup strategy that I should run once in jails.
Some of my motivations to move from Linux to...
I have a FreeBSD desktop with two drives, both zfs:
1 - SSD: zroot pool [/]
2 - HDD: zdata pool [/home]
I want to backup the zdata pool to a jail in my FreeBSD server since it seem to be a failing drive, what have five hdds:
1 - UFS (/)
2, 3, 4, 5 - ZFS: zfsdata pool [/usr/jails/]...
I need some help. Will someone proof-read my backup script.
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Using NFSv3 I have /raid1 nfs share mount. I have a sub-directory /raid1/apu3-backup/ for the tar file.
So I want to back up entire system Live except for unneeded files.
Hello, I am using zxfer to replicate/backup ZFS snapshots (created by zfSnap) to the backup server.
zxfer calls this commands internally (read dataset properties):
zfs get -Ho property,value,source all zroot
zfs get -Hpo property,value,source all zusbbackup/backups/pf-server/zroot
I'm new to FreeBSD but I have experience with Linux distributions. I'm very happy with FreeBSD so far. I used the guided encryption zfs option also I have raidz with 4xHDD.
The encryption key is on boot pool at /boot/encryption.key, right? I also have encrypt every HDD with geli use new key and...
Hello wise people of FreeBSD comunity,
First, settings, I have a FreeBSD 10.3 machine working as a personal server (cloud => nextcloud, media sharing => plex ...) with ZFS 3 TB in mirroring.
Then, I have a 1.5 TB HDD that I plug on my router and that giving me a folder shared across the...
I'm a student and I have to create a script, but I want to show a progress bar when the script is making a backup. For example, I'm making a full backup of the FreeBSD system and while the script is making the job, I want to show a progress or a bar percent completed, is that possible on...
I have 128GB HDD on my HP proliant, it is running in raid 1(2x sas).
But my bitcoind server is using most of it and I get messages that the drives are full.
So I bought 2 500GB sas drives. I want to run the 4 drives in raid 1+0.
But I don't want to lose my system because it will take a long...
Just wondering what is a common, durable, reliable media for backups. Do people keep hard drives in the closet that work forever, or is optical media better... Tape storage? Is a pen-drive good for long term? Are Cd's better than DVD's or vice-versa? I have several music cd's that...
I try to set up a backup system for Hubic with Duplicity. There is a link from here that works well on my Slackware box.
I try to do the same on FreeBSD but I come across error about librsync.
I download special version of duplicity for Hubic with bzr:
bzr branch lp:duplicity and run python...
I’m trying to gather some data for an external (SCSI seems the best choice) LTO tape drive to be used with a workgroup server. The storage size requirements are about 5TB.
I have already investigated cloud-based solutions like Tarsnap and I’m a bit perplexed about the cost / benefit...
I use FreeNAS to back up all my home PCs, virtuals, etc on FreeNAS.
I'm trying to find a way to copy an entire volume for transporting the state of my backup on a 2TB drive to an offsite location.
I created a USB 2TB drive formatted as FAT32 and got it mounted. By running df -h I can see it...