[CentOS] What to backup?
Ray Van Dolson
rayvd at bludgeon.org
Tue Feb 23 23:56:20 UTC 2010
On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 03:48:24PM -0800, Slack-Moehrle wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am now working on a plan of what to backup from various servers
> that I have running
> I run Apache, so httpd.conf and /var/www/html
> I run Zimbra currently, so /opt/zimbra/store, /opt/zimbra/my.cnf and
> I run MySQL, so /etc/my.cnf and /var/lib/mysql
Might not be a bad idea to back up all of /etc. I'm not familiar with
Zimbra, so you should refer to their documentation to make sure just
copying their "db" files is sufficient.
> Can I simply write a bash script to tar.gz these areas, scp them and
> put it in a cron job?
> Is there anything special that I have to do with MySQL since it is
I'd take a look at:
mysqldump works pretty well in most cases.
> If helpful, I can take what I learn and update the Wiki if there is
> not already a procedure for doing these operations on it.
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