Bacula Infrastructure SOP

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Bacula is our backup solution.  Our backups run to xen5 and ultimately to a tape robot
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Bacula is our backup solution.  Our backups run to backup01 and ultimately to a tape robot
  
 
== Contact Information ==
 
== Contact Information ==
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Location: Phoenix
 
Location: Phoenix
  
Servers: xen5
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Servers: backup01
  
 
Purpose: Our backup solution
 
Purpose: Our backup solution
  
 
== Troubleshooting and Resolution ==
 
== Troubleshooting and Resolution ==
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You can get to the bacula management console with:
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<code>
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sudo /usr/sbin/bconsole
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</code>
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From there you can get a overview status with:
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<code>
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status dir
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</code>
  
 
=== Intervention Required ===
 
=== Intervention Required ===
If the tapes fill up, it may be required to purge an older volume.  This is done with the purge command.  Select volume, then a list of volumes comes up.  Pick the oldest volume that has not already been purged or recycled.
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If the tapes fill up, it may be required to purge the oldest volume.  This is done with the purge command.  Select volume, then a list of volumes comes up.  Pick the oldest volume that has not already been purged or recycled.
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<code>
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list volumes
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</code>
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then
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<code>
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purge
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</code>
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After that the oldest tape will be purged, but bacula may not resume on it yet. You need to load the tape to make sure it realizes it can go on:
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<code>
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load
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</code>
  
 
[[Category:Infrastructure SOPs]]
 
[[Category:Infrastructure SOPs]]

Revision as of 03:06, 31 March 2011

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Shortcut:
ISOP:BACULA

Bacula is our backup solution. Our backups run to backup01 and ultimately to a tape robot

Contact Information

Owner: Fedora Infrastructure Team

Contact: #fedora-admin, sysadmin-main

Location: Phoenix

Servers: backup01

Purpose: Our backup solution

Troubleshooting and Resolution

You can get to the bacula management console with:

sudo /usr/sbin/bconsole

From there you can get a overview status with:

status dir

Intervention Required

If the tapes fill up, it may be required to purge the oldest volume. This is done with the purge command. Select volume, then a list of volumes comes up. Pick the oldest volume that has not already been purged or recycled.

list volumes

then

purge

After that the oldest tape will be purged, but bacula may not resume on it yet. You need to load the tape to make sure it realizes it can go on:

load