[OpenAFS] vos dump based backup scripts

Matthew E Hoskins - SAGE AFS matt@njit.edu
Thu, 23 Feb 2006 17:41:39 -0500

Hey Dan, this is EXACTLY what we do.  I have a perl script that handles 
full and rotating differential backups of all our AFS volumes.  It dumps 
them into a directory structure based on the volume name.  That way i 
create a number of netbackup policies (or classes to use the old 
nomenclature) based on the data in the volumes.   It can run on any 
server with a KeyFile.   The perl script has worked for many years very 
well.   Here is the latest version:



Dan Pritts wrote:

>it's not that much work to recreate from scratch, but does anyone have
>a simple set of "vos dump" based backup scripts they can share?
>my goal is to vos dump all backups to local disk, and then send them
>to tape with veritas netbackup.  I didn't buy the veritas afs module
>because they explicitly only support IBM AFS and it was unclear if it
>still worked with openafs.   Also, of course, for the volume of data
>i've got, this should be plenty good enough.  I can easily devote 
>enough disk to hold a full set of vos dumps.
>dan pritts - systems administrator - internet2
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