[Zope] backup full instances

Andreas Jung lists at zopyx.com
Fri Oct 26 12:28:18 EDT 2007

--On 26. Oktober 2007 16:57:02 +0200 Jonas Meurer <jonas at freesources.org> 

> Is it safe in general to copy Data.fs while the instance is running? Or
> might I end up with a broken Data.fs, which zope is not able to read at
> all?

If you create a local copy, it is safe. If you rsync a running Data.fs, it 
is not safe. In this case you create a local copy and rsync the copy.

> And which other ways to you know to backup an entire instance? Maybe
> sync it with ZEO to another server in realtime? Or use some export
> method?


Check also for "zeoraid" from Gocept.

For incremental backups: check the repozo.py script.

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