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Re: Backup server question



> On Thu, 2005-04-21 at 10:54 -0400, mroselinux eastgranby k12 ct us
> wrote:
>> We have a FC3 server running samba, dhcpd, and named (for internal names
>> only).  Each night, a backup server to the primary runs rsync to
>> download
>> changed/new files.
>>
>> This is a vacation week at our high school and I tried our backup plan
>> for
>> the first time since upgrading to FC3.  When bringing up the backup
>> server
>> as primary, I ran into a security problem with dhcpd (dhcpd: Can't open
>> lease database /var/lib/dhcp/dhcpd.leases: Permission denied).  I issued
>> a
>> setforce 0 command and restarted dhcpd and all was ok.  I then again
>> stopped dhcpd, issued a setenforce 1 command, restarted dhcpd and again
>> all was ok.
>>
>> So, should I be running fixfiles each night at the end of the rsync
>> script?  Or is there a better solution that someone with expertise can
>> suggest?
>
> I think that the FC4/development tree includes a patch to rsync to allow
> preservation of extended attributes (which would include the SELinux
> attributes).  Hence, you might try building the development rsync SRPM
> on FC3 and trying it there (using the -X option).  You need the updated
> rsync on both the client and server.  Naturally, you'd want to test it
> out somewhere other than your production machine first.
>
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> Stephen Smalley <sds tycho nsa gov>
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>
Stephen - Thanks for the info, but I don't think that I have the
capability to build rsync.  I will look forward to it.  But in the
meantime, is running fixfiles at the end of the rsync script an ok
approach?

Mark




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