[CentOS] Backup solution to backup /var/spool/imap above 150GB data

Agnello George agnello.dsouza at gmail.com
Wed Feb 24 10:33:08 UTC 2010


On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 3:08 PM, David Hrbáč <hrbac.conf at seznam.cz> wrote:

> Dne 24.2.2010 10:00, Agnello George napsal(a):
> > Hi
> >
> > We have  an issue with one of our clients , they have a mail server with
> > the  /var/spool/imap partition as 150 GB . They need to take differential
> > backup on to /backup partition ( a different HDD  of total 250 GB space )
>  .
> > We have tried dar , rsync, rdiff and impasync . But its is not sufficing
> the
> > need as to take a lot of time and consumes a lot of I/O .
> >
> > Is there any back up solution that you can think of , that can work in
> this
> > situation  - open source or proprietary
>
> Is seems to me, that you are using mbox format. So, differential backup
> is hard to achieve. Migrate to maildir, every mail is a file, easy to
> backup differentially.
> David
>
backup directory structure is /var/spool/imap/a /adomain.com/a/agnello^dsouza/



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Regards
Agnello D'souza
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