[Koha] Database in specific directory & backup

Robin Sheat robin at catalyst.net.nz
Thu Feb 27 10:34:59 NZDT 2014

Andrea Furin schreef op wo 26-02-2014 om 14:16 [+0100]:
> 1. is it possible to save the koha database  in a specific directory,
> like in home directory in a second hard drive?

Yes, you can configure mysql however you like. 

> 2. for making regular backups is it better to have only one partition in
> an hard drive (system + data) and create an image file of the hard disk
> and save it in other storage devices instead of having an hard disk for
> system and another for data? (i noticed that config files are in
> different places in system partition)

If you use the packages, then backups are made for you daily, they are
put in /var/spool/koha. We also snapshot the drives themselves regularly
to allow for a quick restore should we need it.

Robin Sheat
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