[K12OSN] [Fwd: K12OSN Digest, Vol 15, Issue 26]
carl at snarlnet.com
Sun May 15 17:54:17 UTC 2005
I was hoping you'd chime in. So, with your help, and somebody named
bimal (http://fedoranews.org/blog/?p=603 - thanks yahoo) I got the
cgi-admin going and I think backuppc is running. Thank you for the
rescue. (I think suidperl, was my problem).
Is there a quick way to add clients to be backed up? I'm wondering if
you have an example of the config needed to backup the entire home and
etc directories of a k12ltsp server, for example? Have you ever backed
up any os x macs using this? Any gotchas there?
On Sat, 2005-05-14 at 20:58, Carl Keil wrote:
> I'm asking this here because I know there are some BackupPC mavens on
> this list. Also, I'm installing on top of a k12ltsp install.
A k12ltsp install would be the same as the equivalent fedora version.
> Does anyone know an easy way to get this going? I'm having to do a lot
> of make installs, etc. and I'm worried that I'm missing some super easy
> yummified way of doing this.
There may be an rpm version somewhere, but I don't think it is up
> Plus, I'm theoretically all done with the
> install and nothing is working. The BackupPC docs are full of typos, so
> I'm getting a little confused. Any help would be appreciated. I'd like
> to be able to use the cgi interface. A quick checklist perhaps? I did
> the minimal "server" install from the k12ltsp 4.2.1 disks, so that' my
> starting point. I had to install perl, Archive, Compress, etc. from
Perl should have already been part of your k12ltsp install, and the
needed perl modules could have been installed with the perl
CPAN module easier than doing it by hand - type:
perl -MCPAN -eshell (you can usually answer 'no' to the first time
question about setup and just go with the defaults). Than at the
CPAN prompt enter
and 'quit' when done.
If you followed the instructions to create a backuppc user to own
everything, you may be having apache permission problems caused
by selinux. Turn it off. Also, you need the setuid version of
perl. 'yum install perl-suidperl' if you are using the stock version
of perl or compile with that option if you really built your own.
Look in /var/log/httpd/error_log to see what problem you are having
if it still doesn't work.
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