SUNScholar/Disaster Recovery/Backups

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  1. Each backup server is in a different building.
  2. Each building is separately located on campus.
  3. Each backup server uses Ubuntu LTS server software.
  4. Each backup server has BackupPC installed.
  5. BackupPC is setup to use the "rsyncd" method for pulling in the backups from the production servers.



  • Step 1. A local database backup is performed daily on the production server to be backed up.
  • Step 2. The local database backup and the /home/dspace folder on the production server are then copied/synced to both backup servers which use BackupPC.


Step 1 - Production Client Server Setup

Step 2 - Individual Backup Server Setup

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