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

Agnello George agnello.dsouza at gmail.com
Wed Feb 24 13:07:06 UTC 2010


On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 6:19 PM, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>wrote:

> On 02/24/2010 11:21 AM, Agnello George wrote:
> > -rw------- 1 cyrus mail 4805500 Feb 24 16:23 4799.
> > -rw------- 1 cyrus mail 22920 Feb 24 16:23 cyrus.cache
> > -rw------- 1 cyrus mail 204 Dec 10 16:27 cyrus.header
> > -rw------- 1 cyrus mail 896 Feb 24 16:23 cyrus.index
> > -rw------- 1 cyrus mail 8669 Feb 24 11:28 cyrus.squat
> >
> > this is Just a very small user and a example
>
> About 90% of your problem is already solved here, you are using cyrus
> which has built in mail level replication. All you need to do is setup a
> lvm volume away from this main store and run your mail replica over to
> it. then just backup using whatever tools you want.
>
> Free win you get is online failover, backup in whatever manner you want!
>
yes just spoke to my senior and confrimed that this was alreday tried out a
delayed replication  is possible .
but the current suitation is we need to  take backup  on  the same server on
a different partition /backup   :(



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Regards
Agnello D'souza
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