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[nycphp-talk] system commands and backups

Mark Armendariz nyphp at enobrev.com
Wed Mar 5 12:24:10 EST 2003


On my own servers, I already have a couple scripts in place to take care
of a ll backups, incremetally with storage on separate drives and all
that fun stuff.  But the client want his web configurable, and who am I
to say no when the client already knows the risks at hand and my
landlord is waiting for payment, :)


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rolan [mailto:rolan at omnistep.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, March 05, 2003 10:16 AM
> To: NYPHP Talk
> Subject: Re: [nycphp-talk] system commands and backups
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> yea, I have root on the boxes I work on too, but
> the sudo thing is sort of an "extra layer" of protection.
> 
> Actually, I was using it because I needed to create/manage 
> files and directories under the ownership of a specific user 
> (Postfix).
> 
> ~Rolan
> 
> Christopher R. Merlo wrote:
> 
> >On 2003-03-04 23:36 -0500, Rolan <rolan at omnistep.com> wrote:
> >
> >I have root access to the box I need to backup, and so I 
> don't even use 
> >sudo.  As root, I made a cron job like: tar cfz stuff.tgz 
> /all/my/stuff 
> >&& scp stuff.tgz cmerlo at otherbox:~/backups
> >
> >Nice and neat, no PHP involved.  Certainly not web 
> configurable, but I 
> >tend to see that as a good thing.
> >
> >  
> >
> 
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