Re: [Networker] Core Files not skipped by Directives

2005-04-05 19:05:38
Subject: Re: [Networker] Core Files not skipped by Directives
From: Darren Dunham <ddunham AT TAOS DOT COM>
Date: Tue, 5 Apr 2005 16:04:37 -0700
> Well, I'm not categorically stating that you have to. That was just my
> surmise as to how it's little brain works. I mean, for example, if I
> list say / under the savesets for a given client then is NetWorker gonna
> back up just / or is it gonna back up all the file systems? Of course,
> we all know it will descend no further than /; so, with the exception of
> the mount point path names, any other file systems would not be captured
> even though their mount points are under the root FS. I guess I was
> thinking that directives would follow along the same logic?
> But I would try it, and if doing it that way works ... natch. Should be
> easy enough to test. As far as it being a bummer ... yes, it is. Might
> be something in the man page, though, for uasm that might tell you how
> to work around it?

The language in nsr(5) leads me to believe that it should traverse
filesystems.  The language about the .nsr files is explicit that it does
do so.  I see no reason that the server-fed directives would not also.

Darren Dunham                                           ddunham AT taos DOT com
Senior Technical Consultant         TAOS  
Got some Dr Pepper?                           San Francisco, CA bay area
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