[SAC] trac database backups

Sandro Santilli strk at kbt.io
Thu Jan 12 23:41:20 PST 2017

On Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 05:58:30PM -0800, Alex Mandel wrote:
> On 01/12/2017 08:13 AM, Sandro Santilli wrote:
> >As I prepare to make a full hotcopy backup of all trac instances
> >in order to upgrade Trac to 1.2, I found what look like being
> >old backups under the trac environments directories, like these:
> >
> >  ubuntugis/db/postgres.21.1429742384.bak.gz
> >  ubuntugis/db/postgres.29.1462395524.bak.gz
> >
> >Those two (but there are similar in all other envs) are from
> >April 2015 and May 2016, do you know what/who created them and
> >why ?
> >
> >I'm assuming actual backups live elsewhere (different machine)
> >but can anyone confirm that ?
> I have seen a cron script to create backups.

Where have you seen that ?
I've searched in root's crontab and in /etc/cron.* but not found any

> Only Martin (or someone
> checking the bacula config) could confirm that those are making it to the
> Backup machine.

On TracsvnVM the /etc/bacula/ directory doesn't seem to contain
any interesting information. On the backup machine I can login but
don't have sudo powers, can you bless me there maybe ?


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