[CentOS] Borgbackup question

Mon Mar 2 11:58:42 UTC 2020
Alessandro Baggi <alessandro.baggi at gmail.com>

Il 01/03/20 20:18, Tobias Kirchhofer ha scritto:
> On 1 Mar 2020, at 20:00, Gordon Messmer wrote:
>> On 3/1/20 12:40 AM, Alessandro Baggi wrote:
>>> borgbackup is a very interesting backup tool with a lot of features. 
>>> It is ready for "production" or I should expect some bad surprise?
>> I don't know the answer to that, but to me that implies two 
>> questions: 1) Are there failure conditions that it doesn't handle, 
>> especially with an interrupted backup, and 2) Does it perform poorly 
>> under any specific circumstances.  If anyone has experience with 
>> those questions, or is familiar enough with the implementation to 
>> explain why those should not be an issue, I'd be interested in their 
>> input as well.
>> I use borgbackup for several laptops backing up to a local file 
>> server with sshfs, and that's been good so far.
> We have around 50 linux clients with borg backups to two different 
> backup server, provisioned with Ansible. A new host is in the backup 
> in around 30 seconds :) One backup server is internal for DMZ and LAN 
> and one is for external hosts. The internal backup server syncs its 
> backup to the external server. Storage is made with ZFS summed up to 
> 16 TB each server.
> This runs nicely for around two years without interruption. We learned 
> a bit her e and there about some side effects with borg cache in the 
> beginning and invested some time in hardening and Ansible role.
> Before we choosed borg restic was on the list. Looks good too. Do not 
> now anymore why we decided for borg. Maybe the name :)
> We startet here 
> https://borgbackup.readthedocs.io/en/stable/deployment/central-backup-server.html
> Tobias
Hi Tobias,

How do you secure the process?

Thanks in advance