Difference between revisions of "Per User Mailbox Backup (OE Version)"

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This is actually *Work in progress*
 
This is actually *Work in progress*
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== Scope ==
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This is a solution to backup mails on a user basis for the Open Source Version. It will permit to restore a mailstore for a particular user without having to restore the full /opt/zimbra directory.
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It is based on a cold backup method.
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== Method used ==
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- Backuped user have a specific C.O.S.
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- first script connects to ldap server and builds the list of concerned users
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- second script loops on the user list and creates a specific sql file with the appropriate commands for a restore
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== How to use it ==
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This is how I plan to use it :
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- stop zimbra
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- take lvm snapshot
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- start ldap & mysql services
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- run the specific scripts for user backup
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- start zimbra completely
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- run the backup as usual
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- close the snapshot

Revision as of 13:22, 23 April 2007

This is actually *Work in progress*

Scope

This is a solution to backup mails on a user basis for the Open Source Version. It will permit to restore a mailstore for a particular user without having to restore the full /opt/zimbra directory.

It is based on a cold backup method.

Method used

- Backuped user have a specific C.O.S. - first script connects to ldap server and builds the list of concerned users - second script loops on the user list and creates a specific sql file with the appropriate commands for a restore

How to use it

This is how I plan to use it :

- stop zimbra - take lvm snapshot - start ldap & mysql services - run the specific scripts for user backup - start zimbra completely - run the backup as usual - close the snapshot

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