What To Back Up?
Doran L. Barton
fozz at iodynamics.com
Thu May 22 00:39:57 MDT 2008
Not long ago, Kimball Larsen proclaimed...
> I have heard (and shared) differing opinions about what bits of a linux
> box really should be backed up in order to resurrect a system after
> something like catastrophic hard drive failure.
> I am curious what the consensus is here.
> In particular, I'm running an Ubuntu 7.10 box, on which I'm currently
> backing up /etc/, /var/lib/mysql/ (customer databases are important),
> /var/www/ (don't want to lose that webroot), and /var/vmail (user mail
> would be bad to get hosed)
Don't forget about /var/spool/cron. :)
fozz at iodynamics.com is Doran L. "Fozz" Barton
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