[Koha] Backing up 3.0
nicole.engard at liblime.com
Fri Dec 19 06:28:01 NZDT 2008
If you get an answer off-list, please send to me. Everyone, just let
me know if this is right and if so I'll add it to the manual.
Nicole C. Engard
Open Source Evangelist, LibLime
(888) Koha ILS (564-2457) ext. 714
nce at liblime.com
On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 11:49 AM, Doug Dearden <dearden at sarsf.org> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I want to check to make sure I am backing up Koha correctly. I looked
> at this reference:
> It refers to the file structure for an earlier version. I couldn't
> find anything in the doc at
> https://sites.google.com/a/liblime.com/koha-manual/ , but maybe I am
> missing something there. Here is what I came up with:
> Backup the database using:
> mysqldump --add-drop-table -u<dbusername> -p<dbpassword> koha >
> I am running multiple databases, and am repeating the above for each
> unique database name.
> Backup all of the files in /usr/share/koha .
> Backup the extra config files in:
> I am also backing up these as I made changes to them - perhaps unique
> to my install:
> I am using cron to run several scripts that do the above, using tar
> -czf to create compressed files and the copying them to a remote
> location that also gets backed up to tape every day.
> As I write this, I am thinking I should add /usr/share/perl5 and
> /usr/share/perl to the list.
> Is there anything else needed that won't easily install from a Debian
> install? My approach on this is to have a backup of all the unique
> items needed for Koha, so I can do a clean install of Debian with
> Apache2 and MySQL, then restore from the backups and go. As there will
> be core items that change depending on the hardware config, I don't
> think I can just backup the entire debian file system and transfer it to
> a new machine.
> Doug Dearden
> Director, Information Technology
> School for Advanced Research
> (formerly School of American Research)
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