[CentOS] [OT] Bacula offsite replication

Thu Jul 2 13:02:15 UTC 2020
Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu>

On 7/2/20 3:22 AM, Alessandro Baggi wrote:
> Il 01/07/20 17:13, Leroy Tennison ha scritto:
>> I realize this shouldn't happen, the file is a tgz and isn't being 
>> modified while being transmitted.  This has happened maybe three times 
>> this year and unfortunately I've just had to deal with it rather than 
>> invest the time to do the research.
>> Harriscomputer
>> Leroy Tennison
>> Network Information/Cyber Security Sp
> Hi Leroy,
> I think that in my case I could not use a tgz archive. I'm speaking 
> about full backups that reach 600/700GiB, compressing them and then 
> rsync them could take so much time that it will be useless.

unless you use tape (of that high capacity), it is advantageous to 
restrict volume size to, say, 50GB. Then when you restore, search for 
specific files will be faster. And it will help your backup volumes 
transfers as well.


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Valeri Galtsev
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