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Check backup file integrity

Discussion in 'Plesk for Linux - 8.x and Older' started by gnosis, Oct 11, 2006.

  1. gnosis

    gnosis Guest

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    Hello. I've just run the pleskbackup utility for the first time. (previously I'd been using a custom script...thought I'd give this thing a try).

    The command used was /plesk_bin_dir/pleskbackup --all /var/backup/pleskbackup

    I see that 2 files were created: pleskbackup (2GB) and pleskbackup.001 (58MB)

    Does the existence of the second file indicate that there was a problem? I see no mention in the docs about more than one backup file being created.

    Also, is there a way to check the integrity of plesk backup files? The only indication I have that it "worked" is the size of the file. Well, the larger file, anyway. 2GB seems smallish but probably about right with good compression. Anyway, how can I tell if this/these backup files are worth anything? Is there a "verify backup file" utility?

    Thanks,
    G
     
  2. 0031

    0031 Guest

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    pleskbackup just splits backup file into 2GB parts by default. Second file does not indicate any errors.

    At least you may check backup compression correctness: zcat pleskbackup* > /dev/null

    I don't know easy way to check content archives correctnes however...
     
  3. JLChafardet

    JLChafardet Regular Pleskian

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    if you want pleskbackup to split files in a larger zise use the function
    export PLESKX_SPLIT_SIZE=FILESIZEHERE

    I personally use 21474836480 (20 gb)

    for testing its integrity, well im on the same road as everyone, as it doesnt tells you anything.
     
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