[Koha] Foolproof backup suggestions
clint.deckard at frontiers.co.nz
Tue Sep 17 09:39:00 NZST 2013
I am donating a server with Koha 3.12 on Debian 7 via packages for a
school in Vanuatu and would like suggestions for a simple backup strategy.
The 'server' will not actually be network connected, so it will be used
as a standalone workstation (at least to begin with). There will be no
technical support available.
My first thought was to use koha-run-backups and change the location to
the desktop of the user that will access Koha. With the thought they
could drag and drop the backup folder to a usb drive when needed. But it
appears the --location: argument does not work with koha-run-backups.
Since I am a novice scripter I am reluctant to go this path for fear of
making a mess that I can't fix from thousands of KMs away.
I doubt the machine will run 24/7.
Any suggestions would be gratefully received.
A little of the backstory:
More information about the Koha