[OpenAFS] vos dump based backup scripts

Dan Pritts danno@internet2.edu
Wed, 1 Mar 2006 17:21:13 -0500

Excellent!  This is just what I was hoping for.  the code is
even commented, what a concept ;)

Thanks for making this available, Matt.  

On Thu, Feb 23, 2006 at 05:41:39PM -0500, Matthew E Hoskins - SAGE AFS wrote:
> 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:
> http://www.njit.edu/~matt/afsdump
> -Matt
> 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.
> >
> >thanks
> >
> >danno
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