[CentOS] semi-OT: help needed w/ bareos

Thu Sep 3 16:24:17 UTC 2015
Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu>

On Thu, September 3, 2015 10:48 am, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> IP wrote:
>> W dniu 2015-09-03 o 13:56, mark pisze:
>>> On 09/02/15 21:27, Leon Fauster wrote:
>>>> Am 02.09.2015 um 22:18 schrieb m.roth at 5-cent.us:
>>>>> I've got it installed on a 6.7 server, and can back up and restore
>>>>> for
>>>>> Linux. Now I'm trying to do it for some users' WinDoze boxes.
>>>>> Trouble is,
>>>>> all I keep finding on the Web are "how to set it up on Linux", "how
>>>>> to
>>>>> install on Windoze", and how to restore....
>>>>> First question: how do you *see* a list of the files that have been
>>>>> backed
>>>>> up (you're not going to tell me that's a postgresql thing, are you?)?
>>>> # bconsole
>>>> * list files jobid=xxxx
>>> Great - thanks (I'll try it when I get into work).
>>>>> Second: I've been looking, and am having trouble finding examples of
>>>>> configuring the bareos-dir for a win client. I *think* I did it
>>>>> right, but
>>>>> I get warnings. For the fileset, I have
>>>>> FileSet {
>>>>>   Name = "<winclientname>set"
>>>>>   Include {
>>>>>     Options {
>>>>>       Signature = MD5 # calculate md5 checksum per file
>>>>>     }
>>>>>     File = "c:\Users"
>>>>>   }
>>>>> }
>>>>> But the logs *seem* to be saying it only copied one file.
>>> Any clues as to whether I've got the FileSet correct - say, is the
>>> slash correct, or should it be a Linux forward slash, rather than a
>>> WinDoze backslash?
>> Hi.
>> Maybe you should start with bareos doc ?
>> http://doc.bareos.org/master/html/bareos-manual-main-reference.html#x1-1080008.5.4
> Maybe I've been reading that, and it has zero suggestions for if I only
> want to back up c:\Users and the the contents. Maybe I've already *said*
> I'd been googling, and not finding enough info. Maybe I even said that in
> my first paragraph of my original post.

Mark, did you receive my earlier post (reply to earlier e-mail in this
thread)? I pasted there portion of my bacula config. Im my case (bacula
5.x.x) it is forward slash for Windows clients as well. I know one way to
test it: make a backup, then restore, then compare. (It is always a good
idea for the first new type of client when not sure the config is

I hope, this helps.


Valeri Galtsev
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Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
University of Chicago
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