Dan Langille

Excluding the base-OS when backing up FreeBSD jails with Bacula

I felt I was backing up way too much on my jail server. I was backing up files which would be installed as part of the OS. Let’s look at the esimate: *estimate level=full job=”slocum jail snapshots” Using Catalog “MyCatalog” Connecting to Client slocum-fd at slocum.int.unixathome.org:9102 2000 OK estimate files=2,824,716 bytes=239,568,332,325 * I decided to […]

Bacula helps me solve a mergemaster problem which broke Bacula

Earlier today, I saw a bunch of emails like this: for <root@localhos>; Wed, 21 Jan 2015 20:32:36 +0000 (UTC) From: root@localhost.example.org (Bacula) Subject: Bacula: Copy Fatal Error of crey-fd Full Sender: bacula@bacula.example.org To: root@localhost.example.org Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2015 20:32:36 +0000 (UTC) Message-Id: <20150121203236.E993D2B28@bacula.example.org> X-Gm-Original-To: dan@example.org 21-Jan 20:32 bacula-dir JobId 197313: Warning: FileSet MD5 digest […]