1. Azrael

    Solved Restoring Bastille Export To New Jail

    I'm not sure if I'm posting this in the correct part of the forum. Or if this is even possible. I made a backup of a jail using bastille like this: bastille export --xz jail1 It saves a backup to /usr/local/bastille/backups/jail1_2023-12-23-041249.xz. I created the first jail like this...
  2. N

    migrate os from computer to another

    Hello FreeBSD 9.1 stable. gpart show => 34 2147483581 da0 GPT (1.0T) 34 128 1 freebsd-boot (64k) 162 2957184 2 freebsd-ufs (1.4G) 2957346 2097152 3 freebsd-ufs (1.0G) 5054498 2116026368 4 freebsd-ufs (1T) 2121080866...
  3. T

    Backup DUMP/RESTORE file format

    Hello, I'm trying to find the definition of FreeBSD's DUMP/RESTORE file structure. Can anyone point me in the right direction? Google is determined to point me towards BSODs, core dumps, the man page for dump, etc, everything exept what I need. TIA.
  4. T

    general/other Complete VM backup & restore

    Hello there, I m currently running a live freebsd-12 VM with google cloud and I would like to move the image to another provider; is there a way to complete backup & restore the "Live Server" while it is running and restore it to another VM with another provider? saw many articles about rsync...
  5. vermaden

    HOWTO: Bareos Backup Server on FreeBSD

    I would like to share new 𝗕𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗼𝘀 𝗕𝗮𝗰𝗸𝘂𝗽 𝗦𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗲𝗿 𝗼𝗻 𝗙𝗿𝗲𝗲𝗕𝗦𝗗 post about installation and configuration of open, free and complete backup solution. #verblog #bareos #freebsd #postgresql #backup #restore #recovery
  6. stratacast1

    Having troubles restoring zfs snapshot backups

    Hey everyone! I am pretty new to learning some of the cool things zfs can do, and I find after much research I am still having serious troubles with my backup method I am attempting to do. Right now I have a zfs pool with multiple subvolumes, and my idea is to take a snapshot of that pool with...
  7. L

    Solved Preparing to restore geli devices - clarification on .eli files

    Nutshell: Do I only need the *.eli files from /var/backups if the drive metadata has become mangled? That is, an undamaged geli-encrypted device shouldn't need its backup .eli file, yes? I recently managed to bork my system (only gets ~18 process IDs into boot before it segfaults attempting to...
  8. uzsolt

    UFS dump/restore missing files

    I want to use dump and restore. But I think I don't understand well something. I ran dump -0 -C16 -Laf /home/backup/hdd/dumps/ssdhome.dump /dev/gpt/ssd-home - after ls in restore -f /home/backup/hdd/dumps/ssdhome.dump -i - it's okay. Incremental dump after some seconds: dump -1 -C16 -Laf...