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Handling UrBackup Server

To back-up files on a Linux client commandline, you have the following commands at your disposal:

Installing a client on Linux

Copy this line onto your commandline to install the client on Linux:

 TF=$(mktemp) && wget "" -O $TF && sh $TF; rm -f $TF

List the folders being backed up on clientside

 urbackupclientctl list

Add a folder to be backed up on clientside

 urbackupclientctl add-backupdir -d /pathtobackup

Stop or start urbackupservicesII

 systemctl stop/start/status urbackupclientbackend.service

Client is not found or not backing-up

 mv /usr/local/var/urbackup/server_idents.txt /usr/local/var/urbackup/
 rm /usr/local/var/urbackup/server_idents.txt
 systemctl stop urbackupclientbackend.service (wait 5 minutes then...)
 systemctl start urbackupclientbacend.service

For cleaning the database

 urbackupsrv repair-database

Removing unused links

 urbackupsrv remove-unknown 


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handling_urbackkup_server.txt · Last modified: 2022/10/14 16:28 by admin