[linux-lvm] lvm.conf backup section
farhadk.it at gmail.com
Sat Dec 1 12:44:15 UTC 2018
How does it *make sure* that I've backup files younger than 10 days old?
What if I delete those files?
On Wed, Nov 28, 2018 at 3:54 PM Zdenek Kabelac <zkabelac at redhat.com> wrote:
> Dne 28. 11. 18 v 13:18 Far Had napsal(a):
> > Thanks for the response,
> > but I still don't get the point. Assume that I use same names for my
> VGs, In
> > this case if I do for example:
> > /retain_days = 10/
> > and
> > /retain_min = 15/
> > in lvm.conf file, what is the system's behaviour when archiving backup
> > Please explain specifically.
> Archive file should be kept for at least 10 days, and there should be kept
> least 15 archive files.
> So in better example:
> If you have i.e. many files generated daily - this makes sure you should
> files at least 10 days back as well (otherwise it could happen you could
> backup only from last few recent commands)
> If you run lvm2 modifying commands very occasionally - you should still
> at least 15 historical archives (otherwise it could happen you could have
> very few archives if any....)
> As you can see both are 'arming' at slightly different work flow.
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