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

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This is how I plan to use it :
 
This is how I plan to use it :
  
- stop zimbra
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* stop zimbra
- take lvm snapshot
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* take lvm snapshot
- start ldap & mysql services
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* start ldap & mysql services
- run the specific scripts for user backup
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* run the specific scripts for user backup
- start zimbra completely
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* start zimbra completely
- run the backup as usual
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* run the backup as usual
- close the snapshot
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* close the snapshot

Revision as of 13:23, 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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